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Swiss stamps commemorating Piz Gloria issued in March

February 28th, 2017 by

Piz Gloria 50th anniversary stamps

Swiss Post to issue stamps commemorating Schilthorn-Piz Gloria’s fiftieth anniversary. The stamps are available in sheets of eight and have a face value of 1 Swiss Franc. The stamps have been released to commemorate the opening of the last stretch of the Schilthorn cable car in 1967 as well as the revolving restaurant that opened on […]

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Switzerland and Italy: Bond location summer snaps

October 24th, 2013 by

Over the summer several newsletter subscribers got in touch to let me know what they were doing over the summer. One of those was Laurent-Jean Gacher, who shared a number of great photos of 007 related locations in Switzerland and Italy. Piz Gloria Greeted by George Lazenby at Piz Gloria   Piz Gloria’s Bond World […]

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James Bond holiday locations #3 – Switzerland

June 24th, 2013 by

While most Bond fans are aware of James Bond’s paternal Scottish lineage, many who have not read the books are unaware that his mother was actually Swiss; Bond’s (premature) obituary in You Only Live Twice tells us that his mother was Monique Delacroix of the Canton de Vaud. Bond visits Switzerland while engaged on two […]

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