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Sale 756

Collections, Stocks and Accumulations of the World
Including Langs Stock and Private Holdings


Switzerland




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Lot 463
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Switzerland, Remarkable Old-Time Specialist's Assembly. A simply magnificent hand-picked selection of approximately 1300 or so items, mostly all used, neatly presented on 38 6" x 9" stockcards, with the vast percentage of coverage and value based on a huge and superb array of premium and choice specially selected cancellations on literally hundreds of early Helvetia issues; within this group we will find a dazzling array of perfectly struck cancels culled from scores of different collections over many years; although this section dominates the holding, rest assured much additional value is present in the form of better individual stamps, with good Officials, Airmails, special purpose stamps, several reference items, etc., with the occasional premium mint stamp offered, largely Very Fine, a unique and valuable holding available to view in full online; don't miss this one! Shipping charges apply - weight 1.6 lbs.
Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.
Realized $5,000.
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Lot 464
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Switzerland, Seated Helvetia Issues Used Hoard, 1862-1864. 1000s of singles (overwhelmingly used) and some multiples in stock cards, on pages, in stock books, etc., and includes some granite paper issues, shade varieties and cancels of a countless number of towns and includes framed, Ticino ovals, cds, straightlines, etc., premium issues throughout including numerous 60¢ 1 fr used, 1881 10¢ block of fifty NH, unchecked for varieties, condition better than usual, enormous catalog value and ideal for the patient collector looking for a specific town or a hidden variety, Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 8.8 lbs.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,700.
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Lot 465

Switzerland, WWI & WWII Military Stamps, 1916-1945. The Holy Grail lot! many thousands in long red dealers boxes, identified by units, purpose, etc; both WWI and WWII, improbable to find a lot like this for sure, a specialist delight. Shipping charges apply - weight 15.8 lbs.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,300.
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Lot 466
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Switzerland, Seated Helvetia Issues Used Assortment, 1862-1864. Couple of collection balances on pages and four stockbooks all housing a combined 1000s of issues, the great preponderance being used, includes a handfull of covers, showing a wide range of cancels including straight line, cds including Ambulant, some granite paper, premium issues through out (note few certificates for high values including 50, 52a. condition much better than usual, overall Fine to Very Fine group with substantial retail value. Shipping charges apply - weight 11.2 lbs.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,600.
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Lot 467

Switzerland, Tremendous Collection of WWI & WWII Military Stamps. Pair of beautiful collections with each WWI & WWII in separate volumes, keely arranged and highly annotated with respect to divisions, quantities printed, errors and varieties, various units, special purpose issues, etc; fascinating collection with thousands in all; specialists delight, generally Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 11.4 lbs.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $2,500.
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Lot 468
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Switzerland, Desirable Collection, 1850-1995. Value-laden collection of 100s of sets, singles and souvenir sheets all neatly arranged on homemade pages, primarily used through the 1950s and a mix of mint and used thereafter (the used mostly cancelled to order) with many present both mint and used, highly complete from the 1930s on, the list of premium items is long but some tempting morsels would include nice section of mostly used Seated and Standing Helvetias including handful of varieties, 226 NH, 293-305 used, B1-6 used, B105 mint, B143-44 mint, B206 mint, C1-2 used, J1-10 used, J10-14 used (20c the "a" variety), J15-20 used, J21-28 used, 3O62-93 used, etc., usual mixed condition in 19th century issues but overall F-VF, a wonderful collection of this popular country. Shipping charges apply - weight 3.4 lbs.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,300.
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Lot 469
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Switzerland, Officials Collection, 1922-2003. Neatly presented on Lindner pages in maroon album with matching slip case from League of Nations officials to Telecommunication union issues, highly complete including some of the more difficult issues, with: 2O1-30, 2O32 HFLVETIA error with Moser certificate, 2O2a-2O25a (grilled gum varieties) 30c with Gaines certificate, 2O31-34, 2O35, 2O36-55, 2O56, 2O57-64, 2O65-90 mint, 3O1-26, 3O31, 3O47, 3O49-56, 3O60-110 mint, 4O1-48 mint, 5O1-41, 6O1-8 mint, 7O1-39 mint, 8O1-13, 9O1-19, 10O1-18, plus small collection of French UNESCO issues, condition is mostly sound and attractive, o.g., many never hinged, generally Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 6.6 lbs.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $800.
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