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Sale 1037 — United States and Foreign Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Monday-Friday, 10-14 December, 2012

Category — Switzerland

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3167
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3167, SwitzerlandGENEVA, 1843, 5c Black on Yellow Green, Left Half of "Double Geneva" (2L1a), GENEVA, 1843, 5c Black on Yellow Green, Left Half of "Double Geneva" (2L1a)GENEVA, 1843, 5c Black on Yellow Green, Left Half of "Double Geneva" (2L1a). Excellent margins three sides, slightly cut in at top, light horizontal crease, otherwise Fine, rare classic stamp, with 1981 Rellstab certificate

11,000
1,200
3168
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3168, SwitzerlandGENEVA, 1845, 5c Black on Yellow Green, Small Eagle (2L2), GENEVA, 1845, 5c Black on Yellow Green, Small Eagle (2L2)GENEVA, 1845, 5c Black on Yellow Green, Small Eagle (2L2). Margins three sides, just touching at left, strong color and impression with red Geneva Rosette cancel, Very Fine for this notoriously small-margined Cantonal Issue, A. de Reuterskiold handstamp guarantee and with 1996 Rellstab certificate

1,950
325
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3169
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3169, SwitzerlandGENEVA, 1847, 5c Black on Yellow Green, Large Eagle (2L3), GENEVA, 1847, 5c Black on Yellow Green, Large Eagle (2L3)GENEVA, 1847, 5c Black on Yellow Green, Large Eagle (2L3). Unused (no gum), pos. 78 from the sheet of 100, margins all around except touched at upper left, fresh and bright, Very Fine, with 1986 Rellstab certificate

2,100
400
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3170
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3170, SwitzerlandGENEVA, 1848, 5c Black on Dark Green, Large Eagle (2L4), GENEVA, 1848, 5c Black on Dark Green, Large Eagle (2L4)GENEVA, 1848, 5c Black on Dark Green, Large Eagle (2L4). Original gum, ample to large margins, Very Fine, lovely and scarce unused example with original gum, signed Fulpius and Moser, with 1981 Rellstab certificate

5,000
1,600
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3171
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3171, SwitzerlandGENEVA, 1850, 5c Black & Red, Vaud (2L6), GENEVA, 1850, 5c Black & Red, Vaud (2L6)GENEVA, 1850, 5c Black & Red, Vaud (2L6). Exceptionally large margins, lightly cancelled by red Geneva Rosette, horizontal crease, otherwise Extremely Fine, signed de Reuterskiold and Moser, with 1981 Rellstab certificate

2,100
325
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3172
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3172, SwitzerlandGENEVA, 1850, 5c Black on Red, Neuchatel (2L7), GENEVA, 1850, 5c Black on Red, Neuchatel (2L7)GENEVA, 1850, 5c Black on Red, Neuchatel (2L7). Choice margins all around showing nearly three and one-half dividing lines, beautiful impression, bold red grid "cancel", minor corner creases top right corner, otherwise Extremely Fine, beautiful appearance, with 1981 Rellstab certificate which states the red cancel is "fake" and "painted onto", we have a hard time understanding why someone would add a fake cancel to what presumably was an unused example of a stamp with a Scott Retail for unused ($11,500.00) more than three times that of the used value, Scott Retail for genuine used No. 2L7

3,500
200
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3173
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3173, SwitzerlandGENEVA, 1850, 5c Black on Red, Neuchatel (2L7), GENEVA, 1850, 5c Black on Red, Neuchatel (2L7)GENEVA, 1850, 5c Black on Red, Neuchatel (2L7). Ample to huge margins showing two complete dividing lines, a trifle close at top left, attractive impression with black grid cancel, small filled thin spot, Very Fine appearance, with 1977 Hunziger certificate

3,500
500
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3174
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3174, SwitzerlandGENEVA, 1849, 5c Yellow Green, Cut Square (2LU1), GENEVA, 1849, 5c Yellow Green, Cut Square (2LU1)GENEVA, 1849, 5c Yellow Green, Cut Square (2LU1). Margins all around except bottom frameline barely touched at left, light red Geneva Rosette cancel, Fine, signed Moser and with 1981 Rellstab certificate

3,300
750
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3175
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3175, SwitzerlandZURICH, 1843, 6r Black, Vertical Red Lines (1L2), ZURICH, 1843, 6r Black, Vertical Red Lines (1L2)ZURICH, 1843, 6r Black, Vertical Red Lines (1L2). Ty. I, Position 76, more than ample to large margins with clearly visible red lines, neat manuscript and bold black Zurich Rosette cancels, Very Fine, with 1981 Rellstab certificate

2,100
325
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3176
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3176, SwitzerlandZURICH, 1846, 6r Black, Horizontal Lines (1L4), ZURICH, 1846, 6r Black, Horizontal Lines (1L4)ZURICH, 1846, 6r Black, Horizontal Lines (1L4). Ample to very large margins showing nearly three complete dividing lines, clearly visible red lines, some plate wear at left, otherwise Very Fine, signed Moser and with 1981 Rellstab certificate which calls the plate wear at left "badly worn"-- a bit harsh in our opinion

1,925
0
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3177
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3177, SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, 1850, 2-1/2r Black & Red, Orts-Post, With and Without Frame Around Cross (1, 3), SWITZERLAND, 1850, 2-1/2r Black & Red, Orts-Post, With and Without Frame Around Cross (1, 3)SWITZERLAND, 1850, 2-1/2r Black & Red, Orts-Post, With and Without Frame Around Cross (1, 3). Large margins to barely touching, "P.P." cancels, (very light and bold respectively), corner crease and thinned respectively, Fine-Very Fine appearance, with 1981 Rellstab certificates

5,200
425
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3178
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3178, SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, 1850, 2-1/2r Poste Locale, Frame Around Cross, 2-1/2r Orts-Post, Without Frame Around Cross (2, 3), SWITZERLAND, 1850, 2-1/2r Poste Locale, Frame Around Cross, 2-1/2r Orts-Post, Without Frame Around Cross (2, 3)SWITZERLAND, 1850, 2-1/2r Poste Locale, Frame Around Cross, 2-1/2r Orts-Post, Without Frame Around Cross (2, 3). Margins all around, former a bit close in two places, customary "P.P." cancels, former small corner crease, latter thin spot, Fine-Very Fine appearance, with 1981 Rellstab and 1970 Nussbaum certificates respectively

5,050
425
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3179
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3179, SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, 1850, 5r Black & Red on Dark Blue, Rayon I, Frame Around Cross (5), SWITZERLAND, 1850, 5r Black & Red on Dark Blue, Rayon I, Frame Around Cross (5)SWITZERLAND, 1850, 5r Black & Red on Dark Blue, Rayon I, Frame Around Cross (5). Three virtually complete dividing lines, huge at top, clear to barely touching at bottom, strong colors, neat "P.P." cancel, Very Fine, with 1994 von der Weid certificate

1,500
275
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3180
 
SWITZERLAND, 1850, 5r, 10r Rayon I, Rayon II (7-8, 10). Three, two and three respectively, variety of cancels, one No. 7 small thin, another with manuscript cancel removed, otherwise virtually all Fine-Very Fine, six of the eight stamps with 1981 Rellstab certificates

2,550
250
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3181
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3181, SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, 1852, 15r, 15c Vermilion, Rayon III (11-13), SWITZERLAND, 1852, 15r, 15c Vermilion, Rayon III (11-13)SWITZERLAND, 1852, 15r, 15c Vermilion, Rayon III (11-13). The set of three, margins all around mostly showing dividing lines, fresh colors, grid cancels, No. 11 pos. 3 , No. 13 Ty. 7 with plate flaw No. 3, the No. 12 light thin spot, No. 13 unimportant flaw, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, each with Rellstab certificate (1981-83)

2,200
200
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3182
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3182, SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, 1854, 5r Orange Brown, First Munich Printing (14), SWITZERLAND, 1854, 5r Orange Brown, First Munich Printing (14)SWITZERLAND, 1854, 5r Orange Brown, First Munich Printing (14). Margins all around, good color and grid cancel, Very Fine, with 1986 Rellstab certificate

1,950
900
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3183
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3183, SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, 1854, 40r Pale Yellow Green, First Munich Printing (18), SWITZERLAND, 1854, 40r Pale Yellow Green, First Munich Printing (18)SWITZERLAND, 1854, 40r Pale Yellow Green, First Munich Printing (18). Ample to large margins, black grid cancel, Very Fine, with 1985 Rellstab certificate

1,400
0
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3184
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3184, SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, 1855, 1fr Lavender, Black Thread (30), SWITZERLAND, 1855, 1fr Lavender, Black Thread (30)SWITZERLAND, 1855, 1fr Lavender, Black Thread (30). Horizontal pair, margins nearly all around, very nice top and left, good color, reasonably light diamond grid cancels, Fine-Very Fine, scarce

2,000
0
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3185
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3185, SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, 1858-62, 5r Brown (36), SWITZERLAND, 1858-62, 5r Brown (36)SWITZERLAND, 1858-62, 5r Brown (36). Horizontal pair, essentially full original gum, three more than ample to very large margins, barely into outer frameline at right, fresh, rich color, right stamp Fine, left Extremely Fine, with 1986 von der Weid certificate

550
250
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3186
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3186, SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, 1862-64, 10c Blue (44), SWITZERLAND, 1862-64, 10c Blue (44)SWITZERLAND, 1862-64, 10c Blue (44). Original gum, fresh, vivid color and clear impression, Fine, with 1993 Rellstab certificate

875
225
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3187
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3187, SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, 1862-64, 30c Vermilion (46), SWITZERLAND, 1862-64, 30c Vermilion (46)SWITZERLAND, 1862-64, 30c Vermilion (46). Original gum, exceptionally well-centered, fresh and Very Fine, signed Buhler

2,000
300
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3188
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3188, SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, 1862-64, 40c Green, 60c Bronze (47-48), SWITZERLAND, 1862-64, 40c Green, 60c Bronze (47-48)SWITZERLAND, 1862-64, 40c Green, 60c Bronze (47-48). Unused (no gum), excellent colors, Fine-Very Fine, latter with 1988 Rendon certificate

3,650
160
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3189
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3189, SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, 1867-78, 30c Ultramarine (56), SWITZERLAND, 1867-78, 30c Ultramarine (56)SWITZERLAND, 1867-78, 30c Ultramarine (56). Original gum, lightly hinged, attractively centered, wonderfully fresh, Very Fine and choice, exceptional example

700
150
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3190
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3190, SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, 1882, 2c-15c Numerals on White Paper (77-81), SWITZERLAND, 1882, 2c-15c Numerals on White Paper (77-81)SWITZERLAND, 1882, 2c-15c Numerals on White Paper (77-81). Nearly all original gum, No. 78 trivial thin spot, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, very scarce set, 2c with 1994 Renggli certificate for horizontal pair

E. 500-750
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3191
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3191, SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, 1882-1904, 20c-3fr Standing Helvetia, Perforated 11-1/2 x 11-1/2 (82/88), SWITZERLAND, 1882-1904, 20c-3fr Standing Helvetia, Perforated 11-1/2 x 11-1/2 (82/88)SWITZERLAND, 1882-1904, 20c-3fr Standing Helvetia, Perforated 11-1/2 x 11-1/2 (82/88). Six different, complete less No. 85, original gum, some h.r. (couple old paper type), lovely fresh colors, 25c and 50c Fine; others Very Fine-Extremely Fine

1,005
160
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3192
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3192, SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, 1901-03, 1fr Claret, Perf. 11-1/2 x 12 (87b), SWITZERLAND, 1901-03, 1fr Claret, Perf. 11-1/2 x 12 (87b)SWITZERLAND, 1901-03, 1fr Claret, Perf. 11-1/2 x 12 (87b). Original gum, paper remnant, fresh with choice centering, Very Fine

2,400
325
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3193
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3193, SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, 1888, 20c Orange, Perforated 9-1/2 (89), SWITZERLAND, 1888, 20c Orange, Perforated 9-1/2 (89)SWITZERLAND, 1888, 20c Orange, Perforated 9-1/2 (89). Original gum, brilliant color, Fine and scarce, with 1996 Renggli certificate

1,050
110
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3194
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3194, SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, 1888, 20c-1fr Standing Helvetia, Perforated 9-1/2 (89-93), SWITZERLAND, 1888, 20c-1fr Standing Helvetia, Perforated 9-1/2 (89-93)SWITZERLAND, 1888, 20c-1fr Standing Helvetia, Perforated 9-1/2 (89-93). Clear 1889-91 town cancellations, 25c hardly noticeable short perf, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

1,431
160
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3195
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3195, SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, 1888, 50c Blue, Perforated 9-1/2 (92), SWITZERLAND, 1888, 50c Blue, Perforated 9-1/2 (92)SWITZERLAND, 1888, 50c Blue, Perforated 9-1/2 (92). Large part original gum, exceptionally well-centered, fresh and Extremely Fine

1,500
425
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3196
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3196, SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, 1888, 1fr Claret, Perf. 9-1/2 (93), SWITZERLAND, 1888, 1fr Claret, Perf. 9-1/2 (93)SWITZERLAND, 1888, 1fr Claret, Perf. 9-1/2 (93). Original gum, slightly disturbed from hinge removal, choice centering, wonderfully fresh with lovely color, Very Fine

1,100
250
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3197
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3197, SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, 1900, 25c UPU, Re-engraved (103), SWITZERLAND, 1900, 25c UPU, Re-engraved (103)SWITZERLAND, 1900, 25c UPU, Re-engraved (103). Faintly hinged, appears Mint N.H., intense color on bright paper, Very Fine, scarce, with 1994 Rellstab certificate

850
750
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3198
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3198, SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, 1914-30, 3fr-10fr Mountains (181-185), SWITZERLAND, 1914-30, 3fr-10fr Mountains (181-185)SWITZERLAND, 1914-30, 3fr-10fr Mountains (181-185). Beautiful colors and impressions, Nos. 182 and 183 Mint N.H. (latter tiny indentation), Very Fine-Extremely Fine

1,097
375
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3199
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3199, SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, 1934, NABA Souvenir Sheet (226), SWITZERLAND, 1934, NABA Souvenir Sheet (226)SWITZERLAND, 1934, NABA Souvenir Sheet (226). Mint N.H., fresh and Extremely Fine, choice sheet

825
250
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3200
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3200, SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, 1934, NABA Souvenir Sheet (226), SWITZERLAND, 1934, NABA Souvenir Sheet (226)SWITZERLAND, 1934, NABA Souvenir Sheet (226). Perfectly struck Sep. 29, 1934 First Day Cancellation, Extremely Fine

550
100
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3201
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3201, SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, 1945, 5c-10fr PAX (292-305), SWITZERLAND, 1945, 5c-10fr PAX (292-305)SWITZERLAND, 1945, 5c-10fr PAX (292-305). Mint N.H., complete less No. B145 (Scott Retail $0.65), Fine-Very Fine

525
150
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3202
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3202, SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, 1915, 5c, 10c Children (B2-B3), SWITZERLAND, 1915, 5c, 10c Children (B2-B3)SWITZERLAND, 1915, 5c, 10c Children (B2-B3). Blocks of four, all but one No. B3 Mint N.H., fresh and Very Fine

878
160
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3203
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3203, SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, 1916, 3c-10c Children (B4-B6), SWITZERLAND, 1916, 3c-10c Children (B4-B6)SWITZERLAND, 1916, 3c-10c Children (B4-B6). Mint N.H. blocks of four, beautiful fresh colors, Very Fine

700
160
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3204
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SWITZERLAND, 1936, National Defense Fund Souvenir Sheet, Block of Four (B80a). Mint N.H., some of the typical unavoidable gum wrinkles, still Extremely Fine, a much more difficult item to find in decent condition than catalog value indicates

300
80
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3205
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3205, SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, 1936, National Defense Fund Souvenir Sheet, Block of Four (B80a), SWITZERLAND, 1936, National Defense Fund Souvenir Sheet, Block of Four (B80a)SWITZERLAND, 1936, National Defense Fund Souvenir Sheet, Block of Four (B80a). Original gum, CTO Bern Nov. 30, 1936, corner margin crease extreme top right and light corner bend bottom right, otherwise Extremely Fine, scarce

875
100
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3206
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 3206, SwitzerlandSWITZERLAND, 1912, 10rp Brown Red, Pro Juventute, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (Michel I var), SWITZERLAND, 1912, 10rp Brown Red, Pro Juventute, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (Michel I var)SWITZERLAND, 1912, 10rp Brown Red, Pro Juventute, Horizontal Pair, Imperforate Between (Michel I var). Mint N.H., German inscriptions front and back, Very Fine, rare Semi-Postal forerunner of which only five pairs are believed to exist

E. 300-400
325
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