Lot 2713 oSwitzerland, Geneva, 1843, 5c black on yellow green, left half of "Double Geneva". Red rosette cross cancel, ample to large margins, small repaired tear at left, otherwise fresh and Extremely Fine, a handsome example of this rare Cantonal provisional; with 1935 Verband Schweizer. Phil. Vereine certificate. Zumstein No. 4L.
Scott No. 2L1a $15,000.
Lot 2714 oSwitzerland, Geneva, 1843, 5c black on yellow green, left half of "Double Geneva". Missing top legend, red cross cancel, repaired, Fine appearance; with 1984 A. Von Der Weid certificate. Zumstein No. 4L.
Scott No. 2L1a $7,000.
Lot 2715Switzerland, Geneva, 1850, 5c black & red "Vaud". Four large margins, tied by two strikes of black lozenge cancel with matching "Geneve/25 Janv, '51" postmark alongside on entire letter sheet used locally, Very Fine and choice. Zumstein No. 10.
Scott No. 2L6 Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Lot 2717Switzerland, 1850, 10rp black & red on yellow "Rayon II", without frame around cross. Horizontal strip of four, large margins to just into bottom frameline of right stamp, tied by light diamond grid cancels on 1852 folded letter to Raron, "Brigue, 16 Jan, 52" origin cds alongside and receiving backstamp, cover with light vertical file folds, F.-V.F.; with 2005 J. Marchand certificate. Zumstein No. 16 II.
Scott No. 8 Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Lot 2718Switzerland, 1850, 10rp black & red on yellow "Rayon II", without frame around cross. Two singles, both with large margins, tied by blue grid cancels on 1853 folded letter to Hergiswil, blue "Luzern, 8 Aug, 53" origin boxed date stamp, top stamp additionally tied by very light manuscript, letter reduced at right, otherwise Very Fine. Zumstein No. 16 II.
Scott No. 8 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 2719Switzerland, 1854-55, 15rp rose. Tied by neat "Bellinzona, 6 Mars, 61" cds paying the postal tax on illustrated journal "L Boun Umore" (Good Humor) subscription receipt, Very Fine and choice. Zumstein No. 24B.
Scott No. 22 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 2720Switzerland, 1856-57, 1fr lavender. Tied by Neuchatel, 6 Jan, 63 cds on cover to United States, red "Br Service" boxed handstamp and red "Portland, Me., Jan 20, Paid 30" entry cds, reinforced cover wear at upper left and stamp with minor edge toning at top, F.-V.F., a rare mixed franking.
Scott No. 31+44 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 2721Switzerland, 1862-63, 10c blue. Tied on 1864 folded letter sheet to Aarau by "Bad Schinznach Schweiz" oval hotel postmark, with second strike at top right and receiving postmark below, Very Fine. Zumstein No. 31.
Scott No. 44 Estimate $250 - 350.
Lot 2722Switzerland, 1907-25 Helvetia & Tell's Son complete. O.g., lightly hinged, Very Fine, a lovely fresh set. Zumstein No. 101-116 etc.
Scott No. 126-145 $386.