EUROPA 2020 Issues – Switzerland.
Germany will issue a set of two se-tenant stamps (0.80 euro) on EUROPA 2020 theme- Ancient Postal routes. Date of issue 07 May 2020.
The theme for 2020 is ancient postal routes. The design produced by Switzerland in cooperation with Germany depicts a postal route from 1627, printed in a vertically correlated form. The route ran from Rheinhausen in Germany, passing through Basel and Zurich, before reaching Milan and Mantua. It was operated by the House of Thurn and Taxis, a noble family from Lombardy who set up a courier service for the Republic of Venice in the 14th century.