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 -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 Meadow & Garden Flowers -Stamps of Switzerland 1961

Pro Juventute Meadow & Garden Flowers -Stamps of Switzerland 1961

The theme for Pro Juventute issue of 1961 was Meadow andGarden Flowers. Swiss Post issued a set of Five Stamps on 01 Dec 1961 A FDC  with First Day Cancellation of Bern is listed.

The Meadow and Garden flowers featured on stamps are

5+5 ct -Jonas Furrer (1805-1861).Swiss Politician and President of the Confederation.

10+10 ct – Sunflower

20+10 ct – Lily-of-the-Valley

30+10 ct – Gladiolus

50+10 ct – Silverweed

SWITZERLAND FDC PRO JUVENTUTE 1961
SWITZERLAND FDC PRO JUVENTUTE 1961 -Meadow and Garden Flowers

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 Medicinal Plants -Stamps of Switzerland 1976

Pro Juventute Medicinal Plants -Stamps of Switzerland 1976

The theme for Pro Patria issue of 1976 was Medicinal Plants of the Forests. Swiss Post issued a set of Four Stamps on 29 Nov 1976. A FDC  with First Day Cancellation of Bern is listed.

The Medicinal Plants featured on stamps are

20+10 ct – Berberis

40+20 ct – Lime

40+20 ct – Black Elder

80+40 ct – Common Lungwort

SWISS FDC PRO JUVENTUTE 1976
SWISS FDC PRO JUVENTUTE 1976 -Medicinal Plants

Pro Juventute Stamps of Switzerland -1974 -Poisonous Plants of the Forests

Pro Juventute Stamps of Switzerland -1974 -Poisonous Plants of the Forests

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”

The Theme for 1974 series of four stamps issued on 29 Nov 1974 was Poisonous Plants of Forets. The details are listed. A FDC is also listed

15+10c – Dwarf Laurel

30+20c – Belladonna

50+20c- Golden Rain

60+25c – European Mistletoe

SWISS FDC JUVENTUTE 74
SWISS FDC JUVENTUTE 1974 – POISONOUS PLANTS OF FORESTS

Pro Juventute Stamps of Switzerland -1972 -Roses

Pro Juventute Stamps of Switzerland -1972 -Roses

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”

The Theme for 1968 series of four stamps issued on 01 Dec 1972 was Roses. The details are listed. A FDC is also listed

10+10c – “Mc Gredy’s Sunset” Rose

20+10c – “Miracle” Rose

30+10c- “Papa Meilland” Rose

40+20c – “Madam Dimitriu” Rose

SWISS FDC JUVENTUTE 72
SWISS FDC JUVENTUTE 72 -ROSES