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Switzerland 1910 stamp in colour I can't find listed

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Tim Elverson20/10/2017 14:30:03
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I have just come across the 5c stamp below of William Tell's son in blue on buff and can't see it listed in those colours. Seems like these are the colours for the 3c.

Can anyone shed any light?

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Paul Davey 120/10/2017 17:56:31
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Hi Tim,

I think you will find the cancel is 1925 rather than 1910. It is the 5th Tell series issued in 1924, according to Zumstein, #157. The colour is "grauviolet" or "violett-gris". 185 million printed, catalogued at CHF0.50

Paul

Tim Elverson10/11/2017 14:59:48
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Thanks Paul, That clears it up.

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