Pro Patria -Biblical Accounts on Stamps of Switzerland 1966

Pro Patria -Biblical Accounts on Stamps of Switzerland 1966

The theme for Pro Patria issue of 1966 was Biblical accounts. Swiss Post issued a set of Five Stamps on 01 Jun 1966. A FDC  with First Day Cancellation of Bern is listed.

The Biblical accounts featured on stamps are

5+5 ct – Heinrich Federer (1866-1928) Writer.

10+10 ct – Joseph’s Dream

20+10 ct – Joseph on the road.

30+10 ct – Maria with Child.

50+10 ct – The angel showing the right direction.

SWITZERLAND FDC PRO PATRIA 1966
SWITZERLAND FDC PRO PATRIA 1966 -BIBLICAL ACCOUNTS
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Pro Patria Stamps of Switzerland -An Introduction

Pro Patria Stamps of Switzerland 1936 -2019 -An Introduction

Pro Patria (Switzerland) is a Swiss patriotic and charitable organisation founded in 1909 by a group of spirited citizens led by a merchant named Albert Schuster. Its purpose is to collect donations for the benefit of social and cultural works of national public interest. Pro Patria principally collects donations through the sale of postage stamps, postcards & badges, in co-operation with Swiss Post. Post offices sold Federal celebration postcards from 1910 to 1960 and postage stamps since 1936.

Each year a set of Postage stamps with a theme is issued by Swiss Post and the surcharge represents the donation to Pro Patria.

Since 1923 Pro Patria have also produced an Annual Federation Celebration Badge which is sold in Post Offices and by Volunteers.

Pro Patria Philately – It is a popular field of Philately throughout the World. Though the collection of stamps since 1936, used and mint condition may not be very difficult, both rarity wise and financially, but the interests lie in varieties of used products associated with stamps like FDCs, FDCs sent from Switzerland, Used Postcards and such like products.

Pro Patria -Biblical Accounts on Stamps of Switzerland 1965

Pro Patria -Biblical Accounts on Stamps of Switzerland 1965

The theme for Pro Patria issue of 1965 was Biblical accounts. Swiss Post issued a set of Five Stamps on 01 Jun 1965. A FDC  with First Day Cancellation of Bern is listed.

The Biblical accounts featured on stamps are

5+5 ct – Father Florentini , Theodosius (1808-65).A Catholic Monk

10+10 ct – Goose with fishtail (Symbol of Evil)

20+10 ct – One of the Three Kings on way to Herod Antipas.

30+10 ct – Fish haul of apostles.

50+10 ct – The last temptation of Christ.

SWITZERLAND FDC PRO PATRIA 1965
SWITZERLAND FDC PRO PATRIA 1965 -BIBLICAL ACCOUNTS

Pro Juventute  -Stamps of Switzerland 1970-Birds

Pro Juventute  -Stamps of Switzerland 1970-Birds

The theme for Pro Juventute issue of 1970 was Birds. Swiss Post issued a set of Four Stamps on 01 Dec 1970. A Commercially used Registered mail cover from Basel to Limburg is listed.

The Birds  featured on stamps are

10+10 ct – Eurasian Tit                                20+10 ct – Eurasian Hoopoe

30+10 ct – Great Spotted Woodpecker    50+20 ct – Great Crested Grebe.

SWITZERLAND PRO JUVENTUTE REGD 1970
SWITZERLAND PRO JUVENTUTE REGD 1970 -BIRDS

Pro Juventute  -Stamps of Switzerland 1967-Butterflies

Pro Juventute  -Stamps of Switzerland 1967-Butterflies

The theme for Pro Juventute issue of 1955 was Butterflies. Swiss Post issued a set of Five Stamps on 01 Dec 1955. A Commercially used Registered mail cover from Zurich to Limburg is listed.

The Personalities and Butterflies  featured on stamps are

5+5 – Charles Pictet -de-Rochemont (1755-1824). Diplomat.

10+10 ct – Peacock Butterfly              20+10 ct – Giant Horntail.

30+10 ct – Purple Tiger                       40+10 ct – Apollo

SWITZERLAND PRO JUVENTUTE REGD 1956
SWITZERLAND PRO JUVENTUTE REGD 1955 -BUTTERFLIES

Pro Juventute Wild Animals -Stamps of Switzerland 1967

Pro Juventute Wild Animals -Stamps of Switzerland 1967

The theme for Pro Juventute issue of 1967 was Wild Animals. Swiss Post issued a set of Four Stamps on 01 Dec 1967. A FDC  with First Day Cancellation of Bern is listed.

The Wild Animals featured on stamps are

10+10 ct – Roe Deer                              20+10 ct – Pine Marten

30+10 ct – Alpine Ibex                         50+20 ct – Eurasian Otter

SWITZERLAND FDC PRO JUVENTUTE 1967
SWITZERLAND FDC PRO JUVENTUTE 1967 -WILD ANIMALS

 

Pro Juventute Wild Animals -Stamps of Switzerland 1966

Pro Juventute Wild Animals -Stamps of Switzerland 1966

The theme for Pro Juventute issue of 1966 was Wild Animals. Swiss Post issued a set of Five Stamps on 01 Dec 1966. A FDC  with First Day Cancellation of Bern is listed.

The Wild Animals featured on stamps are

5+5 ct -Stoat.

10+10 ct – Red Squirrel

20+10 ct – Red Fox

30+10 ct – European Hare

50+10 ct – Chamois

SWITZERLAND FDC PRO JUVENTUTE 1966
SWITZERLAND FDC PRO JUVENTUTE 1966 -WILD ANIMALS