Switzerland 1856 - “Sitting Helvetia”, imperforate; Bernese print, 1st printing period, so called “silk paper Strubel” - SBK/ Zumstein Nr. 25F, (SH25B1m), Michel 16IIAzm

Description
Switzerland 1856 - “Sitting Helvetia”, imperforate; Bernese print, 1st printing period, so called “silk paper Strubel” - SBK/ Zumstein Nr. 25F, (SH25B1m), Michel 16IIAzm
Cancelled

Switzerland 1856 - Seated Helvetia imperforated; Bernese 1st print. Printing period, so-called silk paper Strubel - SBK / Zumstein No. 25F, (SH25B1m), Michel 16IIAzm

Stamp and cancellation are genuine.

Exceptionally good stamp cut: white margin on all sides, left upper corner of the sheet, right and below with margin of the secondary stamps. Signed Georges Scherrer
Fresh colour Bernese "silk paper" - strubel, in very good condition.

Pieces with such extraordinary stamp margins are very rare.

Catalogue value - SBK-2019: 370FR.++

Lot details
Geographic Origin
Switzerland
Composition
Single
Short Description
“Sitting Helvetia”, imperforate; Bernese print, 1st printing period, so called “silk paper Strubel”
Has certificate or expert signature
Yes
Year of oldest stamps
1856
Name official catalogue
SBK/ Zumstein
Catalogue Number
Nr. 25F, (SH25B1m), Michel 16IIAzm
Condition
Cancelled
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