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Help selecting some rows with awk

Hi there, I have a text file with several colums separated by "|;#" I need to search the file extracting all columns starting with the value of "1" or "2" saving in a separate file just the first 7 columns of each row maching the criteria, with replacement of the saparators in the nearly created file from "|;#" into ";".
Just for instance this is what I have :

What I need in a separate file is this :

Thanks a lot in advance for your help

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