Philatelic Museum

List of countries.pdf

The postman8 - Philatelic Museum includes probably the largest private stamp collection in Switzerland, which is publicly accessible. After the last count, it has over 144'000 different stamps from all over the world, housed in 135 albums and 66 folders. So, if you'are loooking at an album for 5 minutes, it takes you over 16 hours to see everything!

It also inculdes the largest stamp collection in Switzerland in terms of number of areas or countries. The inventory list currently includes 50 pages A4 and contains 1737 entries. According to postman8, the collection has a total of over 1090 different countries or territories. 

Special highlights: 

- The first stamp of the world: "One penny black", Great Britain 1840

- Since 2018, the museum owns at least one stamp from each country of the world according to the catalog publishers Scott, Michel and Zumstein, from all countries or companies affiliated to the Universal Postal Union (UPU), as well as from all non - internationally recognized "states". 


Admission to the postman8 - Philatelic Museum is CHF 5.00 / person. (incl. guided tour)

The Museum is open during the ordinarly opening hours of the postman8 - Area. 


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