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50th Birthday of H.S.H. Hereditary Prince Alois von und zu Liechtenstein - (Mint) - Miniature Sheet

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  • 29.05.2018
  • Hans Peter Gassner, Vaduz
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  • Royal Joh. Enschedé, Haarlem
  • offset CMYK + Gold, steel engraving gray + gold
  • 5 Colours
  • 30 x 30 mm, 30 x 36 mm
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About 50th Birthday of H.S.H. Hereditary Prince Alois von und zu Liechtenstein - (Mint)

To celebrate the 50th birthday of H.S.H. Hereditary Prince Alois of Liechtenstein, a classy-looking souvenir sheet is appearing in a combination of steel engraving and offset print with the three stamps “Green Princely Hat” (face value: CHF 1.30), “H.S.H. Hereditary Prince Alois of Liechtenstein” (face value: CHF 2.20) and “Red Princely Hat” (face value: CHF 2.80). Hereditary Prince Alois was born on 11 June 1968 as the eldest son of Prince Hans-Adam II and Princess Marie. He attended primary school and grammar school in Vaduz. He then entered the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (UK) where he completed training as an officer. After serving in the Coldstream Guards in Hong Kong and London, Hereditary Prince Alois enrolled as a student of Law at Salzburg University and after completing his university studies, he worked for an auditing firm in London. He has been living at Vaduz Castle again since 1996 and works for various areas involving the princely assets. The Hereditary Prince married Duchess Sophie in Bavaria in 1993 and they have four children. In 2004, Prince Hans-Adam II appointed the Hereditary Prince as his deputy. Since that time H.S.H. Hereditary Prince Alois has been performing tasks as head of state of the Principality of Liechtenstein at both national and international level.

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