Swiss Cartographic Society Promotes ICA International Map Year with “WebStamp”

Switzerland (WebStamp) 2016

As part of promotional activities for the International Map Year (IMY) the Swiss Cartographic Society has issued a personalized “WebStamp” through Swiss Post. The Swiss Post’s personalized “WebStamps” enable online design of adhesive stamps. The horizontal formatted label depicts a perforated “stamp” area on the left containing the International Cartographic Society […]

Recent issues from Switzerland, Canada, Denmark and Spain

Swiss Post released a set of three mini-sheets making the bicentenary of the cantons of Geneva, Neuchatel and Valais joining the Swiss Confederation.

Switzerland 2015-05-07

The sheets issued on May 7, 2015 depict stylized images of the flags of the three cantons set in a 2 x 3 block of stamps. On the right […]

Forthcoming Joint European “Lindau Messenger” Issue Filled with CartoPhilatelic Gems

Switzerland, 2014-09

Austria, 2014-09 (forthcoming)

Update: We received an image from Volker Woesner, our European Representative, of the forth-coming (late September) issue from Austria. The very striking issue appears to be totally comprised of an Ortelius map from 1587, (shown here) The Lindau coach mail route is also depicted on the map, […]