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Types of Swiss postage due stamps


Basic types appearing on issues 1878-1909.

TYPES
Switzerland postage due type 1

Type I, normal

Switzerland postage due type 2 inverted and normal

Type II, normal and inverted

Type I, normal:

  • lines below wheels in corners uninterrupted,
  • circle with stars on the left side slightly closer to the inner frame.

Type I, inverted:

  • lines below wheels in corners uninterrupted,
  • circle with stars on the right side slightly closer to the inner frame.

Type II, normal:

  • line below the wheel in the upper right corner broken.

Type II, inverted:

  • line below the wheel in the lower left corner broken.

 

Bibliography


  1. Michel Schweiz/Liechtenstein-Spezial 2003/2004, Schwaneberger Verlag, GMBH, M√ľnchen. ISBN 3-87858-365-6