Pro Juventute Stamps of Switzerland – Christmas Candles & Mushrooms -1994

Pro Juventute Stamps of Switzerland – Christmas Candles & Mushrooms -1994

Pro Juventute is a charitable foundation in Switzerland established in 1912. It is dedicated to supporting the rights and needs of Swiss children and Youth. Since1913, the Swiss Post Office has been issuing an annual charity stamp series to support the work of  Pro Juventute. The Latin phrase “Pro Juventute” means “For the Children”

What makes these stamps interesting is that they have tended to run in a series of similar designs. The 1915-17 stamps show children in folk costumes; 1918-26, cantonal coats of arms; 1933-42, women in traditional cantonal dress; 1943-49, flowers; 1950-57, insects; 1958-64, flowers; 1965-67, animals; 1968-71, birds; 1973-76, forest plants; 1978-81, municipal coats of arms; 1983-86, children’s toys and fairy tales; 1987-90, child development; 1991-94, forest flora; 1995-98, animals again; 1999-2001, children’s books; 2002-05, children’s rights; and 2006-08, children’s art.

Later years’ issues have not been continuing series.

The Theme for 1994 series of four stamps issued on 28 Nov 1994 was Christmas Candles & Mushrooms. A Block of Four stamps of 100+50 Centimes featuring Shaggy Scalycap Mushrooms is listed.

SWITZERLAND PRO JUVENTUS
SWITZERLAND PRO JUVENTUTE 1994 -MUSHROOMS.

Pro Juventute Stamps of Switzerland -2012- Children

Pro Juventute Stamps of Switzerland -2012- Children

Pro Juventute is a charitable foundation in Switzerland established in 1912. It is dedicated to supporting the rights and needs of Swiss children and Youth. Since 1913, the Swiss Post Office has been issuing an annual charity stamp series to support the work of  Pro Juventute. The Latin phrase “Pro Juventute” means “For the Children”.

Three stamps on Pro Juventute 2012 were issued on 22 Nov 2012.

85+40 ct –Schooler        100+50 ct -Girl      100+50 ct – Boy.

SWITZERLAND JUVEN 12
SWITZERLAND PRO JUVEN 2012-CHILDREN

 

Pro Juventute Stamps of Switzerland -2014- Family Rituals & Traditions

Pro Juventute Stamps of Switzerland -2014- Family Rituals & Traditions

Pro Juventute is a charitable foundation in Switzerland established in 1912. It is dedicated to supporting the rights and needs of Swiss children and Youth. Since 1913, the Swiss Post Office has been issuing an annual charity stamp series to support the work of  Pro Juventute. The Latin phrase “Pro Juventute” means “For the Children”.

Three stamps on Pro Juventute 2014 were issued on 13 Nov 2014.

85+40 ct – “Rabeliechtli” Parade       100+50 ct -Story-telling     100+50 ct – Baking Cookies.

SWITZERLAND JUVEN 14
SWITZERLAND PRO JUVENTUTE 2014-FAMILY RITUALS

 

Pro Juventute Stamps of Switzerland -2015- Family Rituals & Traditions

Pro Juventute Stamps of Switzerland -2015- Family Rituals & Traditions

Pro Juventute is a charitable foundation in Switzerland established in 1912. It is dedicated to supporting the rights and needs of Swiss children and Youth. Since 1913, the Swiss Post Office has been issuing an annual charity stamp series to support the work of  Pro Juventute. The Latin phrase “Pro Juventute” means “For the Children”.

Three stamps on Pro Juventute 2015 were issued on 12 Nov 2015.

85+40 ct – Cooking      100+50 ct -Preparing Handicrafts for Christmas Presents            100+50 ct –Decorating Christmas Tree

SWITZERLAND JUVEN 15
SWITZERLAND PRO JUVENTUTE 2015-FAMILY RITUALS

 

Pro Juventute Stamps of Switzerland -2013-Railways

Pro Juventute Stamps of Switzerland -2013-Railways

Pro Juventute is a charitable foundation in Switzerland established in 1912. It is dedicated to supporting the rights and needs of Swiss children and Youth. Since 1913, the Swiss Post Office has been issuing an annual charity stamp series to support the work of  Pro Juventute. The Latin phrase “Pro Juventute” means “For the Children”.

Three stamps on Pro Juventute 2013 were issued on 14 Nov 2013.

85+40 ct – Locomotive “Rotter Pfeil”         100+50 ct -Locomotive “Crocodile”

100+50 ct – Locomotive “AE 6/6”.

SWITZERLAND JUVEN RAILWAYS
SWITZERLAND PRO- JUVENTUTE 2013- RAILWAYS LOCOMOTIVES.

 

Pro Juventute Municipal Coat of Arms -Stamps of Switzerland 1980

Pro Juventute Municipal Coat of Arms -Stamps of Switzerland 1980

The theme for Pro Patria issue of 1980 was Municipal Coat of Arms. Swiss Post issued a set of Four Stamps on 26 Nov 1980. A FDC  with First Day Cancellation of Bern is listed.

The Municipal Coat of Arms featured on stamps are

20+10 ct – Coat of Arms of Cortaillord (Nuenburg Canton)

40+20 ct – Coat of Arms of Sierre (Wallis Canton)

70+30 ct – Coat of Arms of Scuol (Graubunden Canton)

80+40 ct – Coat of Arms of Wolfenschiessen(Nidwalden Canton)

SWISS FDC PRO JUVENTUTE 1980
SWISS FDC PRO JUVENTUTE 1980 -MUNICIPAL COAT OF ARMS

Pro Juventute Stamps of Switzerland -1968

Pro Juventute Stamps of Switzerland -1968

Pro Juventute is a charitable foundation in Switzerland established in 1912. It is dedicated to supporting the rights and needs of Swiss children and Youth. Since1913, the Swiss Post Office has been issuing an annual charity stamp series to support the work of  Pro Juventute. The Latin phrase “Pro Juventute” means “For the Children”

What makes these stamps interesting is that they have tended to run in a series of similar designs. The 1915-17 stamps show children in folk costumes; 1918-26, cantonal coats of arms; 1933-42, women in traditional cantonal dress; 1943-49, flowers; 1950-57, insects; 1958-64, flowers; 1965-67, animals; 1968-71, birds; 1973-76, forest plants; 1978-81, municipal coats of arms; 1983-86, children’s toys and fairy tales; 1987-90, child development; 1991-94, forest flora; 1995-98, animals again; 1999-2001, children’s books; 2002-05, children’s rights; and 2006-08, children’s art.

Later years’ issues have not been continuing series.

The Theme for 1968 series of four stamps issued on 28 Nov 1968 was Native birds. The details are listed. AFDC is also listed

10+10c – Eurasian Capercaillie

20+10c – Eurasian Bullfinch

30+10c- Woodchat Shrike

50+20c – Firecrest

SWISS FDC  PRO JUVENTUTE 68
SWISS FDC PRO JUVENTUTE 1968 -NATIVE BIRDS