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6r Zurich cantonal issue single

Zurich1843

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

Before Switzerland established a uniform postal system in 1849, its 26 cantons were allowed to issue their own stamps for local use. Three did so. The stamps of Zurich were the first in continental Europe.

Museum ID: 2011.2005.14

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  • Title: 6r Zurich cantonal issue single
  • Creator: Zurich
  • Date Created: 1843
  • Physical Dimensions: 2.5 x 2 cm
  • Subject Keywords: stamp, Zurich
  • External Link: Stamps Around the Globe
  • Medium: paper; ink (black) / lithographed

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