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Auction: 19058 - The Davies Collection of Great Britain and selected other Countries
Lot: 194

(x) Switzerland
1843-2011 mainly mint largely complete collection in four Scott speciality albums and in other albums and stockbooks within two boxes with a range of scarce early Cantonal issues including Zurich 1843 6rp. with Fritz Moser Certificate (1976), 1846 6rp. black with Hans Hunziker Certificate (1977), tiny nick to upper left corner and without gum, Geneva 1848 5c. dark-green with Fritz Moser and Verband Schweizer Certificates, 1845 5c. yellow-green (vertical crease), 1846 5c. yellow-green, Vaud 1850 5c. black and red (slight nick at upper left) with Schweizericher Briefmarken-Prüfer-Verband and A. Diena Certificates, Neuchatel 1851 5c. black and red with small thin at top and Verband Schweizericher Certificate (1968), Federal Issues 1850 orts post 2½rp. central cross with black frame and 2½r. central cross without frame, with Fritz Moser Certificate, poste locale 2½rp. central cross with black frame and Hanz Hunziker Certificate (1977), 1850 Rayon I 5rp. red, black and blue central cross without frame and Schweizericher Briefmarken-Prüfer-Verband Certificate, 1850 Rayon I 5rp. dark blue and red, cross without central frame, Rayon I 5rp. grey-blue and red, central cross without frame, Rayon II 10rp. red, black and yellow, central cross without frame, 1852 Rayon III Small Figures 15rp. vermilion with Schweizericher Briefmarken-Prüfer-Verband Certificate (1977) which states ' pen-stroke cancellation removed', 1852 15r. Larger Figures 15rp. vermilion, 1854 Helvetia 5rp. yellow-brown to 40rp. pale-green, 15rp. pale-rose with Emil Rellstab Certificate (1986), 1854-62 5rp. to 20rp., 1854-55 20rp. orange-yellow with Zumstein+Cie Certificate (2000), 1854-62 Thick Paper 5rp. to 1fr grey-lilac (black thread) and 1fr. grey-lilac (yellow-thread), 1854 Munich Printing 10rp. blue with Schweizericher Briefmarken-Prüfer-Verband Certificate, 40rp pale yellow-green with Zumstein+Cie Certificate (2000) and 1857 Thin Paper 20rp. orange with Schweizericher Briefmarken-Prüfer-Verband Certificate, 1858-62 Thick paper 2rp. to 40rp., 1862-64 2c. to 1fr. set, 1867-78 colours changed set, 1882-89 issues, 1888 perf. 9½ set of five, 1900 U.P.U. re-engraved 25c., 1908-40 set of sixteen, 1914-18 3f. deep blue-green, along with Postage Dues, Official Stamps, Air Mails, International Organisations, United Nations, fairly complete with issued stamps, miniature sheets, booklets and a huge number of First Day Covers to 2013; mixed condition but chiefly good to fine. Photo for selection

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