Switzerland 1881 Sitting Helvetia

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  • Issue Dates : 1881
  • Designed by : J.P. Reiss (Munich)
  • Engraved by:
  • Printed by : Berne print
  • Print Process : Typo on granite paper with impressed cross in 2 ovals
  • Perforations : 11 3/4
  • Catalogue N°s Michel 36-44, Yvert 49-57, SG (1955) 105-115

New granite paper.

Stamps[edit]

Most truly used stamps are rare (valid only until 1 October 1883).

2 c olive, left cancel.
5 c.
10 c bright rose, bridge in 1882.
15 c yellow.
20 c
25 c green.
40 c grey rare truly used
50 c lilac
1 Fr