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The Alpstein is a sub-range of the Appenzell Alps. The highest summits are the Mt. Säntis, (2'502 m), Mt. Altmann (2'436 m), Girenspitz (2'253 m) and the Wildhauser Schafberg (2'373 m). Other famous summits of the Alpstein are the Kreuzberge (2'065 m) and the Hoher Kasten at 1'795 m.

 

Liechtenstein 1936
LZ 129 "Hindenburg“ over Rhine Valley.
The church of Schaan in the foreground. Alpstein massif in the background.
The stamp was issued in the series "Zeppelin Airships over Liechtenstein".

 

Liechtenstein 1944 Triesen stamp Alpstein range in the background stamp. 

Liechtenstein 1944, Triesen.
Existing overprinted "DIENSTMARKE".
The Alpstein range in the background.
The stamp was issued in the series "Definitives — Villages & Landscapes".

Liechtenstein 1949 Church of Bendern stamp

Liechtenstein 1949, Church of Bendern.
The Alpstein Range in the background.

Liechtenstein 1961 Church of Bendern stamp

Liechtenstein 1961, Church of Bendern.
The Alpstein Range in the background.
The stamp was issued in the series "Definitives 1959 – 1964".

 

Liechtenstein 1972, Vaduz Castle.
A view towards north-west, the Alpstein range in the background.
The stamp was issued in the miniaturesheet "LIBA 1972 Stamp Exhibition".

 

Liechtenstein 1985 Frauenkloster Schellenberg and the Alpstein stamp

Liechtenstein 1985, Frauenkloster Schellenberg (Liechtenstein).
The monastery with the Alpstein Range in the background.
The stamp was issued in the series "Mission houses and monasteries".


Germany/Austria/Switzerland 1993, "joint issue".
Lake Constance and the Alpstein Range.
The paddle steamer "Hohentwiel" in the foreground, (built 1913 and named after the Mt. Hohentwil in Germany). 

 

Panorama, Alpstein and Churfirsten Ranges, seen from northern Switzerland.
A larger full panorama with identified peaks you can see here.

 

Liechtenstein 1993 Red House Vaduz painting by Hans Gantner 1853-1914- The Alpstein Range in the background

Liechtenstein 1993, Red House in Vaduz.
The Red House in Vaduz is located (47° 8'41.37"N 9°31'18.17"E).
It is a view towards north-west with the Alpstein Range in the background.
(the tower of the Red House (which is not shown on the painting) was added 1904).
The stamp was issues in the series "Paintings by Hans Gantner (1853-1914)".

 

Liechtenstein 1995, Rhine River.
Artist's view from between Balzers and Vaduz towards the Alpstein Range.
The stamp was issued in the series: "Anton Frommelt (1895-1975)".

 

Liechtenstein 1998, Triesenberg.
The stamp was issued in the series "Definitives – Village views".
A view view towards the Alpstein massif in the north-west.

 

Liechtenstein stamp Paintings by Eugen Wilhelm Schüepp Neuguet Schaan 

Liechtenstein 2006, Neuguet Schaan.
The Alpstein Range in the background.
The stamp was issued in the series "Paintings by Eugen Wilhelm Schüepp (1915-1974)".

Appenzell Alpstein Albert Manser

Switzerland 2009, "Descent from Alpine pastures in Appenzell".
The Alpstein Range in the background.
Painting by Albert Manser (1937–2011).

 

Liechtenstein Rugeller Riet stamp Briefmarke francobolli timbre panorama

Liechtenstein 2010, "Rugeller Riet".

The stamps are showing a panoramic view from the Rugeller Riet in the Rhine valley towards the Rätikon Alps (left), the Alvier Range (center) and part of the Alpstein Range at the right.

 

Railway Brisge Schaan Buchs stamp Liechtenstein 2013

Liechtenstein 2013

Liechtenstein 2013, Railway Bridge Schaan - Buchs.

The two stamps are showing the Railjet, a high-speed train of the Austrian Federal Railways (maximum speed 230 km/h). The Railjet runs from Buchs (Switzerland) over the Rhine river bridge (built 1870 - 1872) towards Schaan (Liechtenstein). The backgrounds of the stamp (SFr 1.90) and the illustration is showing summits of the Alpstein Range in the Appenzell Alps.

Alpstein Range stamp issued Liechtenstein 2013

Liechtenstein 2013

 

Liechtenstein 2015  Schwanbrünnen Nature Reserve stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli

Liechtenstein 2015, Schwabbrünnen Nature Resere.
In the background summits of the Alpstein Range in Switzerland.

The Schwabbrünnen Nature Reserve is a small protected area of 0.5 square kilometres in the municipalities of Schaan, Planken and Eschen, which in 1962 became Liechtenstein's first official nature reserve. Its a paradise for white-clawed crayfish, water scorpion and dragonflies and is home to numerous amphibians and reptiles as well as grey herons, kingfishers and little grebe.  

 

Liechtenstein 2015, Schwabbrünnen Nature Reserve.

 

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