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
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Zao Artwork fetches record Price at Sotheby’s auction- Collectibles

Zao Artwork fetches record Price at Sotheby’s auction-Collectibles

An abstract oil painting by Chinese-French master Zao Wou-Ki  was auctioned for about $65 million at Sotheby’s ,more than 28 times its previous purchase price and setting a new record for any Asian work  of art sold at auction.

Zao painted the work in 1985.