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Precious treasures of philately and postal history

The collections of the Foundation will be shown on this site in a digitalized way so that all the interested can see them without Login. Copyright will be granted, the indication of source as reference will be appreciated.

  • "Collection to scroll through" is suitable for a quick overview.

  • "Collection for download as PDF" is intended for a study page by page.

The Postal History of the Canton Schwyz

This collection was exhibited for the first time at the "Philatelica'19" exhibition in Bulle Nov 28, 2019, and obtained a Gold medal. The collection was also shown at the "Horgaphil '21" in Horgen from November 25th to 27th, 2021 and was also awarded the Gold medal.


Collection Stoos

This collection has been exhibited for the first time at the ALLPHILA 18 from 23. - 25.11.2018 in Allschwil and achieved a diploma in GOLD


The introduction of the electric telegraph in Switzerland

The telegram with a four colour franking of CHF 12.40 to Alexandria (Egypt) has been exhibited as one of 100 selected iconic rarities at "MonacopPhil 2019" in the name of "Fondation Kimmel d'Histoire Postale".


Further collections are in preparation and will be released after the openig of the museum.

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