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Thursday, March 19, 2015

Switzerland 2015
1500th anniversary: Abbey of Saint-Maurice d’Agaune












 :: SWITZERLAND
  :: THEME: Abbey of St Maurice d’Agaune
   :: NOMINAL VALUE: 1 CHF
    :: ISSUE DATE: 5 March 2015
     :: STAMP DESIGN: Christian Stuker
     




A historical staging post lying in the heart of the Alps at the important intersection of the Great St Bernard Pass and the Via Francigena, the Abbey of St Maurice d’Agaune is celebrating the 1500th anniversary of its founding in the year 515. A place of spirituality and artistry which deserves to be (re)discovered!




stamp images and description thanks to:









SET OF 4 MINT STAMPS
SWISS POST PRODUCT # A023150
PRICE: 4.00 CHF








SET OF 4 CANCELLED STAMPS
SWISS POST PRODUCT # A023550
PRICE: 4.00 CHF




SHEETLET "Parchment, Church window"
SWISS POST PRODUCT # A023312
PRICE: 8.00 CHF






SHEETLET "Ruin, Reliquary"
SWISS POST PRODUCT # A023311
PRICE: 8.00 CHF




FIRST DAY COVER (FDC)
SWISS POST PRODUCT # A023580
PRICE: 4.90 CHF




FIRST DAY COVER (FDC)UNSTAMPED
SWISS POST PRODUCT # A023700
PRICE: 0.90 CHF