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High-quality Philately still in Fashion

The Corinphila auction series of Sales 227-233 in Zurich on 1 December 2018 ended with sensational results. The range of high-quality philatelic and postal history material, single lots and collections, enjoyed impressively strong demand across almost all collecting areas. 

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High-quality philately is still in fashion

New Zealand Cape of Good Hope  Switzerland   Switzerland


CHF 42'000

CHF 110'000

CHF 105'000


CHF 125'000

Collection Joseph Hackmey

Collection Besançon

Collection Hans Zweifel   Collection Jack Luder

A few examples (starting prices in brackets):

Switzerland 1850, RAYON I light blue with complete framed cross (Lot 7108) hammer price: CHF 125,000.-  (CHF 60‘000.-)

Basle 1845, “Basel Dove” on cover to Mülhausen (Lot 8130) hammer price: CHF 105,000.- (CHF 30,000.-)

Basle 1845, “Basel Dove” on local cover  (Lot 7018) hammer price: CHF 95,000.- (CHF 25,000.-)

Zürich 1843, 4 rappen pair, unused (Lot 8035)  hammer price: CHF 85,000.-  (CHF 60,000.-)

Cape of Good Hope 1861, error of colour, 1d. blue (Lot 6086) hammer price: CHF110,000.-  (CHF 50,000.-)

Ceylon 1857/59, 4d. + 6d. on cover (Lot 1507) hammer price: CHF 46,000.-    (CHF  30,000.-)

New Zealand 1862, 3d lilac, no wmk. (Lot 1629) hammer price: CHF 42,000.-  (CHF 15,000.-)