In the sixteenth century the Reformer Jean Calvin did not just do great things in the church. Born in France, he left also behind traces which have shaped our whole society to the present day. To mark the 500th anniversary of Calvin’s birth the Swiss Post is issuing a special stamp
Philately: from 21.2.2009 to 31.3.2010 while stocks last
Post offices: from 5 March 2009 while stocks last
Autograph session with Laurent Donner (designer of the stamp): Thursday, 6 March 2009, in the philately post room, av./pl. de la Gare 1, 1000 Lausanne 1 Dépôt, from 1600 to 17.00.
indefinitely from 5.3.2009
There is an article on the stamps in “Die Lupe“
Only orders from Switzerland can be accepted on invoice (subject to credit rating check). Foreign customers or customers who want to order by postal order or credit card, please order only under www.post.ch/philashop.