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Swiss

We had to wait several months after Swissair went belly-up before its successor, Swiss, came out with a new bag. Well, here it is. With a paltry design like this, I wonder how they are going to attract any passengers.

Thanks to Thomas Soltwedel. (2002)

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Swiss (double square)

No longer an "Air sickness bag" (in English, German, French and Italian), but now "Waste" (in the same languages), plus "Rument", which I guess is Romansch.

Thanks to Roger Macrae. (2003)

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Swiss (lots of crosses)

No less than 3600 of them. Plus two bigger ones in the red squares near the bottom.

Thanks to Janusz Tichoniuk. (2004)

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Swiss (lower waste)

I always pick up a couple of bags on board, even though I'm pretty sure I've already got that particular item. Then comes the unremitting tedium of comparing my newly harvested bags with each other and those already in my collection in the usually vain hope of detecting a minor difference.

This bag shows the value of this apparently thankless series of tasks: the black fine print (Waste, Abfall, etc.) is printed lower down the bag than on the previous edition. To clinch it, from the same aircraft I also harvested several examples of the previous edition with the black printing higher on the bag.

Stole it myself (2008)

 

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Swiss (photo bag)

Swiss are trying to cover the costs of their bags by getting Belcolor Farbfoto to sponsor them.

Thanks to Janusz Tichoniuk. (2003)

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Swiss (B01601)

A revised photobag layout. The code number is above the barcode on the reverse.

Thanks to Janusz Tichoniuk. (2004)

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