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Walter Fuerst Philately Second Online Live Bidding Auction
Wednesday Oct 19, 2016 19:00 Europe/Zurich
Last date for bids: Monday Oct 19, 2015 18:00 Europe/Zurich

We are happy to welcome you to our Live Internet Bidding Auction 2016

October 19, 2016  -  7 p.m to 10 p.m. (UTC + 1, Bern)
This special stamp auction is dedicated to WORLD RARITIES. We are proud to be able to offer worldwide unique items, but of course Philatelists with reduced budgets will find superb stamps, covers and lots as well.

From over 460 items we present here a few examples of extremly scarce stamps and covers:

Item nr. 474: SAMOA, horizontal pair 3 d. on 25 Pfg., unused without gum, right stamp without surcharge. The only recorded example of this spectacular variety. Provenance: The Marquess of Bute. Attest Scheller (2015), Attest BPSB (2004),

Item nr. 477: ITALY - SARDINIA, 2 stamps 5 c. olivegreen 1854, together with 40 c. dullrose, extremely superb franking on a small complete letter with content. The stamp 40 c. with FIRST DAY CANCELLATION "CHAMBERY 3 DEC 54", the 5 c. stamps cancelled with red "P.D." each. This letter is the only known FDC of the Sardinian 40 c. stamp. A Unique world rarity. Signed Calves, Diena expertise (2001)

Item nr. 475: KAMERUN, British Occupation, end June 1915. 1 d. on 10 Pfg. red, with blue overprint C.E.F. shifted to top, bottom sheet marginal from lowest row. Unmounted mint, original gum. According to Gibbs only 1 sheet of the black overprint known. In blue a discovery. Possibly the only surviving example of the 10 copies originally forming the lowest row of the sheet. An important showpiece. Expertises Scheller (2015), BPSB (2004)

Item nr. 540: JAPAN, usage of New Koban 5 rin to 8 sen, i.e. complete set of contemporary p.o. counter denominations up to 8 sen (incl. 1883 cpl. set) is remarkable. Eichhorn Certificate

Item nr. 514: USA, 10 C. black Washington with good to large margins, cancelled by red grid in circle. Superb, Philatelic Foundation certificate, Eichele BPSB cetificate (2004), or

Item nr. 521: USA, 3 C. Type II with grid from Philadelphia + 1 C. BLOOD'S PENNY POST, cancelled BLOODS DESPATCH SEP 3 9.P.M. 1858, together on cover to Boston. Interesting combination of stamps. Eichele certificate BPSB (2001), or

Item nr. 515:USA, 3 C. Type II with grid from Philadelphia + 1 C. BLOOD'S PENNY POST, cancelled BLOODS DESPATCH SEP 3 9.P.M. 1858, together on cover to Boston. Interesting combination of stamps. Eichele certificate BPSB (2001)

Detailled informations and the auction catalogue as Screenflip on We look forward to have you as guest in our 2nd. International Live Internet Bidding Auction.


Walter Fuerst Philately 18th International Stamp Auction
Thursday Oct 01, 2015 17:00 to Friday Oct 02, 2015 17:00 Europe/Zurich
Last date for bids: Wednesday Sep 30, 2015 18:00 Europe/Zurich

In our 18th. International Stamp Auction in Murten October 1st 2015 we offer to our guests a 854-lot public auction, highlighted by a superb selection of extremly rare single items and covers from Germany, German Offices Abroad, France, Italy, Austria, Italy, Great Britain and many more European countries.

On October 2nd we offer a large number of Swiss items, lots and collections, starting with the famous Swiss Classic Stamps as i.e. ZUERICH 4, GENEVA, DOVE OF BASEL, but also several hundreds of RAYON, SITTING HELVETIAS and so on. The auction ends with unique collections from Switzerland, USA and all over the world.

We accept online bids and bids by bidsheet until September 30th, 6 p.m. Swiss time. We look forward to your participation

Conditions for post auction sale - Starting Price + Buyers commission 15% + Shipping fees.

Thursday Oct 02, 2014 17:00 to Friday Oct 03, 2014 17:00 Europe/Zurich
Last date for bids: Thursday Oct 02, 2014 17:00 Europe/London

Welcome to our 17th International Stamp Auction
We are detailing a superb collection named “Central Switzerland” with over 140 stamps and covers from the Swiss Cantons Lucerne and neighbour cantons. The items from the so called DURHEIM ISSUES (Orts-Post, Poste Locale, Rayon I, II, III) convince of their outstanding quality. Supplementary from the same collection we are happy to offer the beautiful and rare HELVETIA‘s without and with perforation (Strubel, Sitting Helvetia, Standing Helvetia).
A complete and very rare collection of Airstamp Precursors on official postal cards from the year 1913 are offered in the section “Swiss Airstamps”. These fine items are rarely seen in such a superb quality in an international stamp auctions.
Of special interest for collectors worldwide are the sectors with single items, covers and lots from GERMANY, AUSTRIAN EMPIRE, ITALY, but also CHINA, USA and the Thematic Sector with collections as AIRCRAFT CARRIERS, RUSSIAN DRIFT STATIONS, ALASKA LOCAL POST, CHANNEL ISLANDS etc.
We accept online bids and bids by bidsheet until October 2nd, 6 p.m. Swiss time. We look forward to your participation

After auction sale = Start prize + commission 17% + shipping fees.

Saturday Dec 07, 2013 16:00 Europe/Zurich

Main emphasis in the 16th International Stamp Auction, December 7th, 2013

Wide range of superb covers, stamps, lots and collections of Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Germany and many more European and World contries.
Superb and very rare covers of Austria with cancellations of Levante, Lombardia, Venetia.
Worldwide unique proofs of issues from China, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Macao, Taiwan, Korea, Oman and several European countries (Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Switzerland, printed by the worldwide wellknown COURVOISIER Comp.

Friday Apr 12, 2013 14:00 Europe/Zurich

Main emphasis in the 15. International Stamp Auction, April 12th, 2012

Rarely offered envelopes and postcards of the ZEPPELIN AERA including POLAR TRIPS, letters of the LIECHTENSTEIN ZEPPELIN CONTRACT and SAAR ZEPPELIN CONTRACT with exceptional rare frankings. For instant a postcard from 1910 showing the FIRST SWISS AIRSHIP STATION LUCERNE and the so called PRALL (BLIMP) LUFTSCHIFF (item nr. 614) is on offer. Only 30 covers of the Liechtenstein Zeppelin Contract with drop in St. Gallen (item nr. 615) have been forwarded and only a few of these jewels have survived.

Incoming correspondence of the years 1940 to 1950 of an international enterprise from SIAM, THAILAND and MALAY STATES (Straits Settlements, Singapore, Japanese occupation etc.) to Switzerland and outgoing in the same period from Switzerland to Asian countries including SIAM, CHINA, BURMA, SINGAPORE, MALAY STATES etc., repertory for rare frankings. This is a postal history collection. Many have travelled lengthy, complicated and exotic routes, and the letters passed through many hands during war time. The quality of the covers cannot compare with modern first day covers.

The 15. Auction offers superb items from SWITZERLAND, especially Rayon, Strubel, Helvetias on granite paper, as well as unique covers from AUSTRIA, LIECHTENSTEIN, GERMANY and other European and worldwide countries (CHINA etc.)

Please let us have your bid in writing (bidsheet can be downloaded from or order online from and .Your written bids will be used only as long as any personally present bidders in the auction room or any other written bids are competing against you. Lots are sold at the lowest price possible. If, for example, you bid SFR 200 for a certain item and the nearest bid amounts to SFR 100, you will obtain the item for SFR 110 + 17% buyers premium. We represent you exactly as if you were attending the sale.

Friday Sep 28, 2012 14:00 Europe/Zurich

14th International Stamp Auction Celebration Centenary PRO JUVENTUTE Starting with rarities from SWITZERLAND. Unique proofs, forerunners covers, FDC, stamp booklets etc., single items, lots, collections. More than 200 items and lots. Conditions for after auction sale: Starting price, commission 15%, shipping fees.


Friday Sep 28, 2012 14:00 Europe/Zurich

13th International Special stamp Auction from RUSSIA / USSR, including: Correspondence with the Chancellery of CZAR NIKOLAUS II as well as covers, entires, picture cards, postcards, cancellations of town, ship, train, over 150 items and lots. Starting with MONGOLIA, International AIR MAIL, Olympic SUMMER Games in Berlin 1936.

Conditions for after auction sale: Starting price, commission 15%, shipping fees.

Friday May 11, 2012 15:00 Europe/London

Switzerland: Classic stamps from so called "Kantonals" and "Rayon", further on Varieties, Airmails, Pro Juventute etc. International: Strong Germany, France, Scandinavian Countries plus Airmails, Zeppelin etc. Great collections from all over the world, many Switzerland and Europe. Conditions for after auction sale: Starting price, commission 15%, shipping fees.