Lot 1809Switzerland, 1837 Folded Letter to the United States with Illustrated Montreux (Lac De Geneve) Town Scene Letterhead. Folded cover with "Forwarded by, Emerson & Norwood, Havre" red oval handstamp and additional red "Forwarded by, H. Edwards & Co., Paris" oval handstamp on reverse, front of cover with red "New - York, Ship, Oct 18" entry cds, Very Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 1810 oSwitzerland, Zürich, 1843, 4rp black, vertical underprint. Neat red rosette cancel, large well balanced margins all around, strong color and underprint, Extremely Fine and choice, a gorgeous and sound example of this rare Classic Swiss Rarity; with 2010 von der Weid certificate. Scott No. 1L1.
Zumstein No. 1S SFr 20,000 ($22,660).
Lot 1811Switzerland, Zürich, 1843, 6rp black, Vertical Underprint. Margins large to just shaving frameline at left, strong colors and impression, tied by neat red rosette handstamp on folded letter to Weisslingen with matching "Zurich, 13/5, 45" cds, Very Fine; with 2010 von der Weid certificate. Scott No. 1L2.
Zumstein No. 2S; SFr 4,800 ($5,438) Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 1812 oSwitzerland, Zürich, 1846, 4rp black, horizontal underprint. Neat central red rosette cross cancel, four large margins, Extremely Fine, a lovely example of this very rare Swiss Cantonal. Zumstein No. 1W.
Scott No. 1L3 $22,500.
Lot 1813 oSwitzerland, Zürich, 1850, 2½rp black & red "Wintherthur". Black rosette cancels, large margins showing portions of ornamental separations at sides, strong bright colors, Extremely Fine, a choice example of this scarce provisional issue; with 1959 A. Juliard & 2010 von der Weid certificate. Scott No. 1L5.
Zumstein No. 12 SFr 4,250 ($4,815).
Lot 1814Switzerland, Geneva, 1845, 5c black on yellow green "Small Eagle". Tied on piece by red rosette cancel with portion of matching "Geneve, 16 Juil, 45" town cancel at right, margins ample to just shaving frameline at lower left, faint horiz. creases, otherwise Very Fine. Scott No. 2L2.
Zumstein No. 5 SFr 2,150 ($2,436).
Lot 1815Switzerland, Geneva, 1845, 5c black on yellow green "Small Eagle". Clear to large margins, tied by red cross cancel on 1846 folded letter to Cologny, two strikes of red "Geneve, 23 Juil, 46" origin cds's, forwarded to Satigny, Very Fine and rare; with 2009 Raybauldi certificate. Scott No. 2L2.
Zumstein No. 5 Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Lot 1816 oSwitzerland, Geneva, 1847, 5c black on yellow green "Large Eagle". Delicate red rosette cancel, large margins, bright and fresh with bold color, an Extremely Fine gem, choice and very attractive; with 2010 von der Weid certificate. Scott No. 2L3.
Zumstein No. 6 SFr 2,200 ($2,493).
Lot 1817 oSwitzerland, Geneva, 1847, 5c black on yellow green "Large Eagle". Red cross cancel, margins ample to in at bottom, shallow thin, otherwise Fine. Zumstein No. 6.
Scott No. 2L3 $1,750.
Lot 1818Switzerland, Geneva, 1847, 5c black on yellow green "Large Eagle". Clear to large margins, tied by red cross cancel on 1848 locally addressed folded letter sheet, red "Geneve, 20 Mai, 48" cds's; right flap on sheet missing, Very Fine; signed A. Diena. Scott No. 2L3.
Zumstein No. 6 Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.