Saturday, 14 February 2009

Cover from Switzerland

A letter sent from Ascona (canton of Ticino) in the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland on 4 November 2008, and received 3 days later. The 1.30 CHF self-adhesive stamp, issued on 8 May 2008, shows Rufous-tailed Rock trush (Monticola saxatilis), from the series of definitives dedicated to common domestic birds.

The nice automatic postmark has a picture of Lago Maggiore and the text: "Ancona - vacanze ideali" (ideal holidays).

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