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    Sale 2498 | Lot 1
    Price Realized: $3,000With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2498 Lot 1

      39 1/4x29 1/2 inches, 99 3/4x75 cm. J.E. Wolfensberger, Zurich.
      Condition B+: replaced left corners; minor skinning at upper right corner; small replaced losses and repaired tears in margins.
      On February 8th and 9th in 1908, the World Allround Speed Skating Championships were held in Davos, on Europe's largest natural ice rink. Koch captures the action against the backdrop of the mountains and the skating pavilion. The poster appears with different text variants filled into the blank text box and was even used as late as 1910 to promote an unrelated skating event. Sportissimo p. 152 (var), Sports d'Hiver p. 57 (var), Swiss Winter Sports 41 (var), Touristik 32 (var).

      Estimate $4,000 - 6,000

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $3,000