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Suisse (timbres-fiscaux) - Schweiz (Stempelmarken)

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Many fiscal stamps have been issued in Switzerland, with inscriptions 'KANTON BERN', 'CANTON BERN', 'KANTON BASEL STADT', 'STADT ZURICH', 'GRADUIRTER STEMPEL', 'TIMBRE DE COMMERCE FRIBOURG', etc. Some examples:

BASEL

Basel revenue
('Kanton Basel Stadt Stempel Marke')

The above design for Basel was issued in 1899, with inscription 'STEMPEL MARKE' were issued: 10 c green, 20 c green, 40 c green, 50 c blue, 1 F blue, 2 F blue, 3 F blue, 4 F blue , 5 F blue, 10 F brown and lilac, 15 F brown and lilac, 20 F brown and lilac and 30 F brown and lilac.
with inscription 'BORDERAUX STEMPEL' exist: 10 c, 20 c, 50 c, (all in colours lilac and black), 1 F, 2 F, 3 F, 4 F, 5 F and 10 F (all in colour lilac and red).

Basel, fiscal stamp Basel, fiscal stamp
(Basel 1869 and 1873)

The above fiscal stamps were used by the Police. The following values exist (with year): 50 r black (1861), 50 r blue (1862), 50 r green (1863), 50 r orange (1864), 50 r brown (1865). In a slightly smaller design were issued: 50 r yellow (1866), 50 r black (1867), 50 r black on blue (1868), 50 r black (1869, see picture above), 50 r violet (1870), 50 r green (1871), 50 r blue (1872), 50 r black (1873, see picture above), 50 r violet on lilac (1874), 50 r lilac (1875), 50 r black on lilac (1876), 50 r black on green (1877), 50 r black on lilac (1878), 50 r black on yellow (1879), 50 r brown (1880), 50 r black on red (1881), 50 r red on green (1882), 50 r black on lilac (1883) and 50 r black on yellow (1884). There are several varieties of some of these stamps.


('Wechsel Stempel Marke', small size)

In the above 'Wechsel Stempel Marke' design were issued in 1870 the values: 7 c brown and yellow, 10 c blue and red, 20 c red and blue and 20 c red and green. In a larger design were issued: 40 c brown, 60 c blue, 80 c yellow and brown, 1 F red, 1.20 F green and brown, 2 F lilac, 3 F green, 4 F red, 5 F silver and gold, 6 F gold and brown. In 1883 the colours were changed (large sized stamps) to red in the values: 10 c, 20 c, 40 c, 60 c, 80 c, 1 F, 2 F, 3 F, 4 F, 5 F and 6 F.


('Betreibungsamt-Basel')

In the above design ('Betreibungs-amt' with dragon?) were issued from 1897 onwards the values: 80 c red, 1.50 F blue, 1.50 F green, 2.50 F blue, 2.50 F green, 3 F brown, 5 F brown and 5 F green .


('Betreibungsamt-Basel')

In this design only a 10 c red and 50 c red were issued in 1904.


('Betreibungsamt-Basel')

In this design were issued 5 c red, 20 c red, 80 c red and 3 F red (all issued in 1904).

 

BERN


(This design was first issued in 1867 in the colours 2 r green, 3 r blue and 6 r grey)


(This stamp was issued in 1862, only in the value 10 r orange)

10 r 'Bern'
(This type was issued in 1874 in the value 10 r brown)

Canton Bern revenue
(Type of 1880)

In the 1880 type above were issued: 5 r, 10 r, 15 r, 20 r, 25 r, 30 r, 50 r, 60 r, 90 r (all in brown), 1 F, 2 F, 5 F, 10 F, 20 F, 50 F (all in green). Also were issued 5 c, 6 c, 10 c, 15 c, 20 c, 30 c, 50 c, 60 c and 90 c (all in brown).


(Type of 1903)

The above 1903 type ('STEMPEL' at both sides) was issued in the values: 5 c, 10 c, 15 c, 20 c, 25 c, 30 c (all brown and black), 60 c, 90 c (all red and black), 1 F, 2 F, 5 F, 10 F, 20 F and 50 F (all lilac and black). Two types exist of these stamps. They also exist with overprint 'WECHSEL - STEMPEL'.


(Reduced size)

The 'GEBUHRENMARKE' design was issued in 1884 in the values: 10 c orange, 15 c brown, 20 c blue 25 c red, 50 c red, 80 c green, 1 F grey, 2 F brown, 5 F green, 10 F silver, 50 F violet, 100 F brown and 500 F yellow.
In 1903 a new 'Gebuhrenmarke' design was issued.

In the above design (value in ellipse) exist: 10 r orange, 20 r blue, 25 r red, 50 r red, 1 F green, 2 F brown, 5 F yellow and 10 F orange.

 

FRIBOURG


(This design was first issued in 1907)


(a 15 c orange and 30 c orange exist in this design, issued in 1862)


(Timbre de Commerce Fribourg 20 c blue)


('BUREAU D'ENREGISTREMENT DONDIDIER' 1865 ,reduced size)

 

GENEVA (GENEVE)


(Inscription 'ESTAMPILE' with arms of Geneva)

This design was issued in 1865 ('ESTAMPILE' and value on top, 'CANTON DE GENEVE' at the left), the following values exist: 5 c red, 10 c green, 15 c lilac, 20 c yellow, 25 c blue, 50 c red, 75 c brown, 1 F red, 1.50 F green, 2 F lilac, 2.50 F yellow, 3 F blue, 3.50 F red, 4 F brown, 4.50 F red and 5 F green.


(Lettre de Voiture Canton de Geneve)

In the above design only a stamp of 10 c lilac was issued in 1876, a similar stamp exists with inscription 'LOI DU 1 FEVRIER 1865' instead of 'CANTON DE GENEVE' (10 c lilac, issued in 1865).

Geneva fiscal stamp
(This design was issued in 1860)

The above stamp seems to be a reprint (2.25 F red), other reprints exist in the colours 1.75 black and 2 F violet. The normal stamps should have the colour: 5 c grey, 25 c black, 50 c black, 50 c black, 75 c black, 1 F black, 1.25 F black, 1.50 F black, 1.75 F black, 2 F black, 2.25 F black, 2.50 F black and 5 F black.

 

St.GALLEN


(The values 10 r green, 15 r red, 25 r blue and 50 r orange were issued in 1878)


(1893 design 'STEMPEL-MARKE')

In 1893 the above design was issued in the values:
Value inscription in red: 5 c green, 10 c blue, 15 c red, 20 c brown, 25 c brown, 40 c olive, 50 c orange, 60 c black, 80 c brown
Value inscription in brown: 1 F green, 2 F blue, 3 F red, 4 F brown, 5 F lilac, 6 F brown, 7 F red, 8 F orange, 9 F violet, 10 F grey, 20 F brown.

 

VAUD


('TIMBRE DE COMMERCE VAUD', 1865)

The above stamp was issued from 1865 onwards in the values: 10 c green, 15 c green, 15 c red, 25 c blue, 30 c red, 50 c blue, 50 c yellow, 1 F lilac, 1 F grey, 1.25 F yellow, 2.50 F brown and 5 F violet.


('TIMBRE CANTON DE VAUD TIMBRE, 1890)

A new design was issued in 1890 with inscription 'TIMBRE' at the left and right. The values 10 c green, 20 c red, 25 c blue, 50 c orange, 1 F red and 2.50 F yellow exist.


(Reduced size)

 

Graduirter stempel

 


(Reduced sizes)


(Tessin: 'C TICINO')


('Obligation' 1918, in this design I have seen 2 F, 3 F, 4 F, 10 F and 20 F all in the same colours)


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