Most of the Pro Juventute Swiss stamps issued between 1972 and 1977 feature the theme of Roses and Forest Plants. With only one exception, these sets DO NOT contain stamps picturing anything else but the major thematic subject.
All of the Pro Juventute stamps were issued on December 1 of each year. These thematic issues are all photogravure.
Unless stated otherwise, the surtax amounts on all these Swiss stamps benefited the Pro Juventute (For the Children) Foundation.
The 1972 Pro Juventute stamps are shown above (Zu. WI #240-43, Mi. #984-87, Sc. #B410-13). These thematic stamps feature Famous Roses, as follows:
The 1973 Pro Juventute stamps are shown above (Zu. WI #244-47, Mi. #1013-16, Sc. #B418-21). These thematic stamps feature Forest Plants (Fruits of the Forest), as follows:
The 1974 Pro Juventute stamps are shown above (Zu. WI #248-51, Mi. #1042-45, Sc. #B426-29). These thematic stamps feature Forest Plants, as follows:
The 1975 Pro Juventute stamps are shown above (Zu. WI #252-56, Mi. #1062-66, Sc. #B434-38).
The 10 C. + 5 C. denomination stamp shown above was issued to publicize Stamp Day. The design features a historical mail bucket.
The higher-denomination thematic stamps feature Forest Plants, as follows:
The 1976 Pro Juventute stamps are shown above (Zu. WI #257-60, Mi. #1083-86, Sc. #B443-46). These thematic stamps feature Forest Plants (Medicinal Plants), as follows:
The 1977 Pro Juventute stamps are shown above (Zu. WI #261-64, Mi. #1112-15, Sc. #B451-54). These thematic stamps feature Roses, as follows:
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