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Switzerland: Standing Helvetia, varieties and types


1882 – 1902. Printed in line engraving in sheets of 100 (10 x 10) on white paper with Type I and Type II control marks.

POSSIBLE CONSTANT VARIETIES (not mentioned in literature)
20 centimes, orange
1 Colored spot in the lower left corner above inscription FRANCO. Switzerland Standing Helvetia postage stamp error: Colored spot above inscription FRANCO
2 Colored dot in Swiss Cross. Switzerland Standing Helvetia postage stamp error: dot in Swiss Cross
3 Line over Helvetia’s chest. Switzerland Standing Helvetia postage stamp error: Line over Helvetia chest
4 Colored spots in the upper right corner, next to denomination value. Switzerland Standing Helvetia postage stamp error: Colored spots Switzerland Standing Helvetia postage stamp error: Colored spots Switzerland Standing Helvetia postage stamp error: Colored spots Switzerland Standing Helvetia postage stamp error: Colored spots

 

1899 – 1904. Printed in line engraving in sheets of 100 (10 x 10) on white paper with Type I control mark.

CONSTANT VARIETIES
25 centimes, dark blue Field number
I Switzerland Standing Helvetia postage stamp error: retouching Retouching (?) ?

 

POSSIBLE CONSTANT VARIETIES (not mentioned in literature)
25 centimes, dark blue
1 Both inscriptions FRANCO white. Switzerland Standing Helvetia postage stamp error: FRANCO white

 

Bibliography


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