Stanley Gibbons Italy & Switzerland - 8th Ed.

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The Stanley Gibbons Italy & Switzerland Catalogue is the only catalogue published in English which covers the stamp issues of both Italy and Switzerland in a single volume. It is a detailed and highly informative catalogue, ideal for any collector who specializes in this popular field.
Apart from the stamps of the current issuing countries, the Stanley Gibbons Italy & Switzerland Catalogue covers a number of other areas of interest, including:
•Italian States,
•Castelrosso
•Dodecanese Islands
•Fiume
•Trieste
•Eritrea
•Italian Colonies
•Italian East Africa
•Italian Post Offices in China
•Italian Post Offices in Crete
•Italian Post Offices in the Turkish Empire
•Libya
•Somalia
International Organizations located in Switzerland who issue stamps are also covered:
•League of Nations
•International Labour Office
•International Education Office
•World Health Organization
•International Refugees Organization
•World Meteorological Organization
•Universal Postal Union
•United Nations
•International Telecommunications Union
•World Intellectual Property Organization
•International Olympic Committee
Major varieties including perforation, watermark and shade variations, overprint types and major errors are included. Booklets are listed and priced and also notes are provided on Machine Labels (Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Vatican City).
Stamp issuing countries covered in this book include:
•Italy (updated to May 2013 )
•Liechtenstein (September 2012)
•San Marino (February 2013)
•Switzerland (November 2012)
•International Organizations located in Switzerland
•United Nations (Geneva) (February 2010)
•Vatican City (June 2013)
Information is provided at the beginning of each country covering history, early stamp issues and currency changes.
Updated Design indexes included for the following countries:
•Italy
•Switzerland
•Liechtenstein
•San Marino
New design indexes provided for the following country:
•Vatican City
Publisher: Stanley Gibbons
Topic: Stamps
Type: Foreign
Country/Countries: Switzerland;Italy
Level of Detail: Comprehensive
Year: 2013
Edition: 8
Printed in: Colour
Cover Type: Softback
Unit weight: 1.072 kg
Page Count: 522