U.S. and Worldwide Stamps; South America; Russia
January 13-14, 2010

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Lot #983
SWITZERLAND - CANTONAL ADMINISTRATION The Basel Dove
1845 2 1/2r black, crimson and blue, margins all around, beautiful fresh colors, tied to small piece by black "Franco" cancel, v.f. example of this popular rarity, with 1980 Rellstab cert. (SBK 8, cat. value 17,000 Sfr)
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Catalog #3L1
Catalog Value $12,500
Price Realized
$6,500.00

Lot #984
SWITZERLAND - CANTONAL ADMINISTRATION The Basel Dove
1845 2 1/2r black, crimson and blue, margins all around, fresh colors and clear embossing, tied by red (Feb.8 1846) Basel cds on locally addressed FL, with arrival on reverse, some erosions and paper restorations affecting cover, stamp v.f., signed von der Weid, Calves, with 1997 Walter Abt cert. (SBK 8, cat. value 33,500 Sfr)
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Catalog #3L1
Catalog Value $25,000
Price Realized
$12,000.00

Lot #985
SWITZERLAND - CANTONAL ADMINISTRATION The Basel Dove
1845 2 1/2r black, crimson and bright blue, margins all around, beautiful intense colors and clear embossing, tied on piece by part red Basel cds, fresh and v.f. example of this better shade, with 1970 Moser and 1993 Rellstaab certs (SBK 8a, cat. value 20,000 Sfr)
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Catalog #3L1a
Catalog Value $15,000
Price Realized
$8,000.00

Lot #986
SWITZERLAND - CANTONAL ADMINISTRATION The Basel Dove
1845 2 1/2r black, crimson and bright blue, large margins all around, beautiful color, tied by red (Apr.6 1849) Basel cds on outer FL used locally, with arrival on reverse, fresh and v.f. A beautiful example of this popular stamp on cover, signed Gilbert, Calves, with 1996 von der Weid cert. (SBK 8a, cat. value 36,000 Sfr)
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Catalog #3L1a
Catalog Value $27,000
Price Realized
$14,000.00

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