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Name: Basel (CH-BS)
What: canton
Country: Switzerland

The Swiss canton of Basel became the first to issue a stamp in more than one color, and the first to depict an animal with its "Basel Dove" of 1845. The canton adopted the federal issues in 1850.

Areas: Europe, Switzerland

Stamps issued only during 1845

Numbers issued (approximate):
to 1940: 1



Currencies used: 100r=1fr (Basel frank)


Links:

Wikipedia
WP philately
Commons Stamps of Basel
as thing

Catalogs:
Stamp Number
Yvert et Tellier
Michel

Cross-references


Chart of stamps issued by year (blue):
1
1845