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2023Swiss Inventions - Hook and Loop Fastener - Miniature Sheet

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Technical details
  • 07.09.2023
  • Jürg Glauser, Bern
  • Cartor Security Printers, Meaucé-La Loupe, France
  • Offset
  • 4 Colours
  • Stamp: 73×56 mm, Miniature sheet: 105×70 mm
About Swiss Inventions - Hook and Loop Fastener

Who invented it? In the 1940s, while out in the countryside, Vaud engineer George de Mestral became stuck to a plant and, inspired by this principle, went on to develop the hook and loop fastener. An invention that makes everyday life easier – even in space.

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