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Zanzibar attraction

A philatelic journey of adventure Zanzibar a former pirate stronghold in the Indian Ocean, a tiny paradise of pure white sandy beaches, crystal clear blue waters and shady palm trees. This is how it probably looked in 1873 when at 5 pm in the evening in St. Gallen, 8000 kilometres away, a letter with an

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Missing ration coupons

Historical Snapshot of Swiss Wartime In May 1945 during world war two, Georg Wenger from Basle submitted a complaint slip to the Swiss Post Office. This was a complaint that his order to a garage called Schimd in Frick was never delivered. The war had left its mark on Switzerland. Whilst Switzerland was never invaded,

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