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SWITZERLAND / HELVETIA
2007

The Final Problem
Arthur Conan Doyle
Reichenbach Falls



(click to enlarge)
[silver lettering appears black in scan]

September 6, 2007
Scott #1285, perf 13¼×13½

The Sir Arthur Conan Doyle stamp is part of the second year set of four Special Stamps to be issued by Switzerland - "Switzerland Through The Eyes Of Foreign Artists". In this case, the English artist is photographer James Peel. The four stamps, their English author, name and year of publication, the inspiring Swiss landscape, and postage value are -

Mary Shelley - Frankenstein - 1818, Mount Monk, 0.85 CHF
William Wordsworth - At Staubbach Falls - 1820, Lauterbrunnen, 1.00 CHF
Lord Byron - Prisoner of Chillon - 1816, Lac Leman, 1.30 CHF
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - The Final Problem - 1891, Reichenbachfall, 1.80 CHF


Scott: 1282-1285


first day cover

Thanks to Ken Rozek for starting this one off!