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3rd Stamp Issue 2017 of Philately Liechtenstein on 4 September 2017

  200 years of the K. K. Briefsammelstelle Balzers Liechtenstein’s postal history begins when the mail collection station was opened in Balzers on 1 September 1817 by the Austrian postal administration. Before that, the Lindauer Bote (Lindau messenger), a transport service
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Nature Reserves in Liechtenstein – Gampriner Seelein

With a surface area of 1.53 hectares, Lake Gampriner Seelein was created through extreme erosion, known as “scouring”, during a flood of the Rhine River in 1927. In 1961, the scenic spot was declared a protected area by the government.
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Princely Treasures: Peter Fendi (1796-1842)

The Philately Liechtenstein is expanding its “Princely Treasures” series by adding three motifs from Viennese Biedermeier paintings. Austrian artist Peter Fendi (1796-1842) created the paintings “Request for Admission” (value: CHF 0.85), “Sneaking a Peak” (value: CHF 1.00) and “A Child’s
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50 Years of HPZ Schaan

“Colourful Diversity” (value: CHF 1.00) is the name given to the special stamp to commemorate the 50th birthday of the HPZ Remedial Education Centre of the Principality of Liechtenstein which also accurately describes the nature of the organisation. The graphic
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Golden Wedding of Prince Hans-Adam II and Princess Marie of Liechtenstein

At the end of July 2017, the royal couple in Liechtenstein, Hans-Adam II and Marie, will celebrate their golden wedding. To mark the occasion, an exclusive souvenir sheet with three stamps differing in size and value will appear: “Vaduz Castle”
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2nd Stamp Issue of 2017 of Philately Liechtenstein on 6 June 2017

Golden Wedding of Prince Hans-Adam II and Princess Marie of LiechtensteinOn 30 July 2017, the royal couple in Liechtenstein, Hans-Adam II and Marie, will celebrate their golden wedding. To mark the occasion, an exclusive souvenir sheet with three stamps differing
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1st Stamp issue of 2017 of Philately Liechtenstein on 6 March 2017

Europa – Palaces and Castles At yearly intervals the member states of the Association of European Public Postal Operators, PostEurop, issue stamps on a common theme. In 2017 their focus is on palaces and castles. Liechtenstein’s contribution to the popular
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4th Stamp Issue of Philately Liechtenstein on 14 November 2016

Liechtenstein without us What would happen to Liechtenstein if there were no more people? Swiss illustrator Angelo Boog put this hypothetical question to himself. The answer can be found in his three collages which provide the motifs for the new
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Liechtenstein issue “Chinese Signs of the Zodiac – Rooster”

Also this year the Philately is continuing the artistically designed series of Chinese zodiac signs. For the “Year of the Rooster 2017” (value CHF 2.00), it is issuing a new self-adhesive special stamp depicting a filigree silhouette that was created
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Liechtenstein issue “Christmas – Nostalgic Christmas cards”

A selection of postcards on Christmas themes, the originals of which can be viewed in the Principality of Liechtenstein’s postal museum, adorn this year’s traditional Christmas stamps. The four motifs Lamplight (value CHF 0.85), Exchanging Christmas Presents (value CHF 1.00),
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