The World Association for the Development of Philately (WADP) and the Universal Postal Union (UPU) jointly conceived and developed the WADP Numbering System - WNS, which was launched on 1 January 2002.

CH042.05

Country / Post Switzerland
Date of Issue 22 November 2005
Primary theme Military (Military uniforms)
Religions & beliefs (Popes)
Subject 500th Anniversary of Swiss Papal Guard
Width 40.0 mm
Height 32.5 mm
Denomination 0.85 CHF
Number in set 2 (show set)
Layout/Format sheet of 6
Perforations 13.75 by 13.75
Stamp issuing authority La Poste
Printer Österreichische Staatsdruckerei
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