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Stamps CHF 1.10 «Kiss», Sheet with 10 stamps

In the run-up to Valentine’s Day on 14 February, Swiss Post is issuing a “Kiss” stamp on 1 February. In the shape of puckered lips, it’s not just ideal for love letters, but all kinds of warm and affectionate messages.

The Feast of St Valentine – a figure believed to represent various Christian martyrs – was established as a church festival in 469 and has been associated with romantic love since the 14th century. Lovers in England have declared their passion on this date since the 18th century. The tradition spread from there, initially within English-speaking countries and then throughout the world, partly due to the stationing of US soldiers.

What’s more romantic than a love letter? The new special stamp was created in the form of a kiss with a heart in the middle to give lovers a fitting way of franking their message. To achieve the desired effect, Zurich-based illustrator Isabelle Bühler firstly made the mouth from paper and then photographed it digitally from the right angle.

These self-adhesive stamps are perfect for sending correspondence such as wedding invitations.

Basic specifications

Article Number553870
Alternative item numberA394361
Publication date01.02.2022


Product form Sheets
Number of stamps 10
Face value CHF 1.10
Adhesive-type Self-adhesive
Subject Kiss
Topics Marriage, Congratulations, Humour
Cancellation Mint

Sheet «Kiss», self-adhesive, mint

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