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Sale 136 - Italy
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
  • Italy
872
Used (on letter or envelope)
1601 (July) letter to 'Filippo Bartolomeo Corsini', 'Firenze' dealing with monies due to the Corsinis by Vincento Guadagni of Venice, to be settled at the next Piacenza Fair, endorsed on reverse 'Agusto' & the rates of exchange agreed. Very fine. The Piacenza Fairs were held at least four times each year, when the merchants & bankers of Europe met to agree rates of exchange & settle outstanding debts. £140.00 N/S
873
 Used
PAPAL STATES 1852 Pontifical Arms 1 scudo carmine rose, complete margins, posthumously cancelled with black grill, Sassone II Sergio Sismondo cert. accompanies. (1) £270.00 £280.00
874    UM
 Block of four
1862-1897 UM range of blocks of four or larger comprising 1862 2c & another in darker shade blocks-4 Sass 10, 1863 15 c block-8 + irregular block-11 Sass 19, 1863 1c block-15 (2) + block-4, 1889 IL marginal block-9 Sass 48, 1889 60c block-12 (some minor creasing) Sass 47, 1891-97 25c four different positional marginal blocks-4 Sass 62, 45c reseda-green block-4 Sass 63, 1896-97 1c block-4 + marginal block-9 & 6 Sass 65 & 5c green corner marginal block-9 Sass 67. Also Postage Dues 1870 1c & 2c blocks-4 Sass 3/4 & 1890-94 5c, 10c, 30c, 40c, 50c 7 1L in blocks-4, two of each (10c x 3 blocks & 1L x 4 blocks), usual brown gum is present in places. Nice lot, rarely offered so fine & fresh. ST Cat. 6900€ £700.00 N/S
875
Used (on letter or envelope)
1864-1912 selection of cards & covers, various frankings, with boxed PIROSCAFI POSTALI FRANCESI maritime cachet on EL from Liverpool. Includes 1904 TRIPOLI DI BARBERIA + 2 items from Italo-Turkish War, one with very fine SERVIZIO TELEGRAFICO cachet. (8) £70.00 £72.00
876
 M
1865 20c on 15c dull blue Pl. III M, faint toning at top, signed by Diena, SG. 19. Cat. £1400 £180.00 N/S
877
 M
1870 Postage Due L1 brown & pale blue fresh M, signed Diena, Sass 11. Cat. 3500 (SG. D32 £6500) £750.00 N/S
878
 M
1889 45c dull green part o.g. some paper adherence on gum & off centre as usual but fresh colour, SG. 400. Cat. £2000 (1) £75.00 N/S
879   Used (on letter or envelope)
1917 Naples - Palermo Experimental Flight. Rome acceptance cover franked optd. 25c, Sass 6A. €135 £30.00 £34.00
880   Used (on letter or envelope)
1917 Naples - Palermo Experimental Flight Return leg. Red Cross commemorative card franked optd. 25c, Sass 6a. €275 £30.00 £36.00
881   Used (on letter or envelope)
1917 Turin - Rome Experimental Flight - Return leg. Italian Philatelic Society env. to Turin franked optd. 25c, cancelled POSTA AEREA - ROMA - TORINO d/stamps Types I & II. (2) £45.00 £72.00
882
Used (on letter or envelope)
1917 Turin - Rome Experimental Flight. Publicity card for Queen Mother's charity for the Production of Bread franked optd. 25c. Unofficial cards used on this flight are rare. £70.00 £72.00
883    M
1922 Congress 40c brown M centred to upper left, SG. 125, signed Diena. Cat. £275 £45.00 N/S
884
 M
1922-23 Publicity stamps 60c carmine like 'BLP' opt. fresh M, expertised neatly by 'Lissiuk', tiny gum thin hardly detracts, SG. B135. Cat. SG. £1600 £280.00 N/S
885    M
1923 'Blackshirts' set M Sass 147/149, 1928 Nobile Polar Flight L1.20 air UM bearing underprint in black 'Esplorazione Polare/Nobile/Dirigible Italia/1928' (gum crease). (4) £45.00 N/S
886   Used (on letter or envelope)
1925 Milan - Geneva Experimental Flight. Outgoing & return covers, the latter having its stamps cancelled by an illustrated boxed cachet. (2) £40.00 £46.00
887    UM
1926 (March) air set of four (60c, L1, L1.50 & L5) UM, Sass €231. (4) £35.00 £36.00
888   Used (on letter or envelope)
1926 Inaugural Flight publicity card for the Aero Espresso Italiano company from Brindisi to Athens, franked 25c floreale + pair 60c airs, tied by Brindisi Inaug.ne Aereo Levante d/stamp. 1930 Rhodes - Brindisi First Flight, Bayer cover franked 10c Imperiale + 50c air, tied Rodi (Egeo) c.d.s. Obverse also bears Brindisi arrival c.d.s. & small company cachet. £50.00 £62.00
889
Used (on letter or envelope)
1926 S.I.S.A. Torino - Trieste Line. Illustrated postcard (plane & route map) used on a proving flight Venice - Trieste. Franked 10c Leoni + 60c air, tied by Venezia * Posta Aerea 25.3.26 c.d.s. Trieste same day arrival on reverse. £80.00 N/S
890   Used (on letter or envelope)
1926 Venice - Trieste 1st Flight. Printed envelope to Hotel Savoia, Trieste franked pair 'Cent 30' on 55c Michetti + 60c air, tied by Venezia Centro * Espressi date stamp & two line violet Posta Aerea/Venezia. Obverse also bears S.I.S.A. Trieste cachet applied on arrival. £45.00 £40.00
891   Used (on letter or envelope)
1927 envelope to Constantinople from Rome franked L1.25 Volte + pair 60c airs, tied by c.d.s. On reverse Stambul transit & Galala arrival c.d.s. Also Aeroespresso Italiano 1933 airmail etiquette sheet of 20 + section dealing with timetable & rates. £45.00 £46.00
892   Used (on letter or envelope)
1930-1947 assortment of related covers, cards & labels pertaining to philatelic events & Air Force Day etc. (14 covers/cards, approx. 52 labels/stamps) £100.00 £105.00
893
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 1st Royal Navy Flight - Rome - Brindisi - Alexandria. Cover to Egypt franked Imperiale 5c + 20c, tied by Roma Ferrovia & Posta Aerea date stamp. Obverse also bears red cachet '1 Viaggio Aeronavale * Roma - Brindisi - Alessandria D'EG' (of Egypt). Note: it is called a voyage not a flight. Very scarce & fine, accompanied by PPC & label. (3) £90.00 £90.00
894   Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 Balbo Formation Flight. Souvenir PPC showing crew of plane No 3 (Comd. Lt Col Maddalena) of the black squadron franked 50c air, tied by commem cachet & sent to Rome. Sheet includes labels & useful details of the four squadrons. £45.00 N/S
895   Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 Societa Aerea Mediterranea Line Bari - Rome First Flight cover franked 2c (5) Imperiale + 50c Virgil air, tied Bari Ferrovia * Posta Aerea d/stamp. Sheet also contains baggage label & S.A.M advertising card showing routes. £30.00 N/S
896   Used (on letter or envelope)
AIRS 1931 Balbo Formation Flight. Souvenir card of all the crews franked Virgil l1 air, tied by commemorative cachet. Sheet also contains commemorative PPC & label. (2) £40.00 N/S
897   Used (on letter or envelope)
AIRS 1931 Balbo Formation Flight - three publicity cards mounted on sheet, one franked Tripolitania Virgil 15c + Air 30, cancelled POST AEREA c.d.s. & addressed to Rome. (3) £50.00 £50.00
898
 UM
 Used
1934 Rome - Mogadiscio set FU with crowned commemorative date stamp plus another set UM, Sass A83/88. (12) £250.00 N/S
899   Used (on letter or envelope)
1940 registered envelope to a Lt. at PM239 franked Imperiale L1.75 + air 50c, tied by Roma 40 date stamp. On reverse Zuara Marina * Tripoli arrival c.d.s £35.00 N/S
900   Used (on letter or envelope)
WWII Axis propaganda card showing an Italian & German planting a flag - scarce card. (1) £35.00 N/S
901   Used (on letter or envelope)
1943 POW card to Kallar Bridge, India from Camp 78, annotated to go via Sofia & Istanbul franked 50c + L2 airs. £35.00 N/S
902
 UM
1944 Regency unissued 50c 'Badoglio' black & grey top marginal UM without watermark. Rare, Sass 515G. Cat. €2800 £600.00 £750.00
903
 UM
1944 Regency unissued 50c 'Badoglio' violet & grey brown top marginal UM without watermark. Rare, Sass 515I. Cat. €2800 £600.00 £750.00
904
 UM
1944 Regency unissued 50c 'Badoglio' azzuro & celeste bottom marginal UM (single pulled perf. lower right) without watermark. Rare, Sass 515F. Cat. €2800 £500.00 £660.00
905
 UM
1944 Regency unissued 50c 'Badoglio' red & bistre UM without watermark. Rare, Sass 515H. Cat. €2800 £600.00 £640.00
906    M
1945 unissued local overprinted issue for IV Centenary of the Council of Trent on Democratica to L5 & Airs to L10 fine M. Stated to be rare. (15) £200.00 N/S
907    M
1945-1948 Democratica set M on stock leaves, some duplication, Sass 543/565. Cat. €550 (41) £100.00 N/S
908    M
 Used
1945-1948 Democratica collection of M & U blocks which contains L10 orange M (3nhm) & L100 U, fine to very fine. (29 blocks) £100.00 £110.00
909
 UM
1945-1948 L100 'Democratica' P.14 x 13¼ UM (gum toned). RPS Cert (2008), Sass 565/1. Cat. €600 £150.00 N/S
910
 UM
1945-1948 L100 'Democratica' UM (tone spot left margin), P.14 carminio scuro. RPS Cert (2008), Sass 565. Cat. €575 £140.00 N/S
911    M
1945-1948 L100 'Democratica' fine M P.14 carminio vivo. RPS Cert (states carmine shade), Sass 565a. £40.00 N/S
912    UM
 M
1945-1967 duplicated M accumulation in stock book with earlier years hinged, much in blocks. Of note 1949 Risorgimento (3), FRP (5), 1950 Holy Year (3), Radio Conference (3), 1951 Tuscan Stamp Centenary (4) & much more besides. Also noted 1956 UN pair complete with PTT leaflet & 3D glasses. Cat. €5800 (several 100) £600.00 N/S
913
 Forgery
1946 L100 Democratica postal forgery prepared in Buenos Aires in 1950 litho, 1st printing. Used on letter to Italy & bears part Messina-Napoli TPO c.d.s. dated 25.12.50, Sass FS6SA. Full Bolaffi Cert (1963) Cat. €2300 £500.00 £400.00
914    M
1946-1952 M selection of sets incl. Santa Catherine, Tobacco Conference, Anno Santo, Roman Republic, Risorgimento & Workers. Fine to very fine, Sass between 566/652. Cat. €1130 (103) £200.00 £190.00
915    UM
 M
1946-1979 Parcel Post collection on leaves comprising 'Winged Wheel' wmk. issues to L500 incl. L300, mostly M & watermark 'Stars' set M. Collection contains some perf. variations & blocks, fine to very fine, Sass 67/103. Cat. €1600 (92) £300.00 £310.00
916
 M
PARCEL POST 1946-1951 L300 Wmk. Winged Wheel fine M, centred low to right, Sass 79. Cat. €750 (SG. £3000) (1) £175.00 N/S
917
 M
PARCEL POST 1946-1951 L300 Wmk. Winged Wheel fine M, centred high to left, Sass 79. Cat. €750 (SG. £3000) (1) £175.00 N/S
918
 UM
 Used
1948 Air S Caterina pair UM plus another set FU, Sass A146/7. Cat. €260 (4) £50.00 £40.00
919   Used (on letter or envelope)
1948 envelope to Kiel franked 50c + 80c blocks plus Airs 'Lire 6' on L3.20 & L6 cancelled ROMA NOMENTANO c.d.s. Bears British Censor Germany cachet & strip. Fine & attractive. £40.00 N/S
920
 M
1949 L100 Roman Republic M, Sass 600. Cat. €170 (SG. £475) £50.00 £52.00
921    UM
 M
1949 Volta pair M sets 611/12, 1950 Anno Santo pair UM Sass 620/1 & 1951 Florence Gymnastic Conference set M, Sass 661/3. £70.00 N/S
922
 M
1953 Concessional Parcel Post L50 & L110 fine M P.13¼, Sass 2/4. Cat. €380 £50.00 N/S
923
 M
1953 Concessional Parcel Post set very fine M, Sass 1/4. Cat. €400 (SG. £720) £90.00 £92.00
924
 UM
1954 Parcel Post L1000 'Cavallino' wmk. Winged Wheel M, Sass 81. RPS Cert (2008) Cat. €4500 (SG. £11,000) £1250.00 £1000.00
925    UM
 M
1955-1984 Concessional Parcel Post mostly UM collection on leaves with values to L500 incl. L75 brown & L110 lilac (both M) & L70 (2) UM, Sass 5/22. Cat. €520 (34) £110.00 £120.00
926    M
1955-57 'Italy at Work' set wmk. Stars M, slight duplication, Sass 754/760. Cat. €198 (15) £25.00 £22.00
927   Used (on letter or envelope)
1961 President Gronchi Visit to USA & Canada. Selection of covers carried by LAI (Linee Aeree Italiane) + two publicity cards. (6) £35.00 N/S
928   Used (on letter or envelope)
1961 President Gronchi Goodwill Visit to South America. Selection of covers to Peru, Argentina & Uruguay with their respective values, complete set on unaddressed cover, Uruguay set on two return flights. (8 covers + 1 set Uruguayan stamps) £90.00 £92.00
929   Used (on letter or envelope)
1961 President Gronchi Visit to Brazil. Three special flight covers carried by Alitalia together with PTT publicity sheet & block of four adhesives. £30.00 N/S
930    UM
 Block of four
1968-1983 UM accumulation in stock books, much in blocks. Noted Castles issues together with coils, L10,000 Siracusa (5). (several 100) £150.00 £140.00
  • Italy - Italian Social Republic
931
 Essay
1944 sheet bearing five essay block of four depicting Garibaldi or Mazzini with values to L50. Never printed but Mazzini design used for 30c postal stationery card. Cat. Unificato €600 £120.00 N/S
932
 UM
1944 War propaganda 'GNR' overprint set, Brescia printing, signed Fierchi, Sass 13/1-24/1. Cat. €425 £90.00 N/S
933
 UM
1944 25c War propaganda se-tenant issue of four overprinted 'GNR' UM, variety overprinted in black instead of red & inverted, Sass 13/16 var. Very rare, full Olivia certificate. Cat. €2900 (4) £600.00 N/S
934
 M
1944 'GNR' overprint on Imperiale series complete to L10 M. Verona printing L10 signed Oliva, very fine, Sass 470/486. Cat. €800 (15) £180.00 N/S
935    M
1944 M duplicated selection of overprint set on leaves which contains some minor varieties. Very fine, Sass 491/495. Also 1944 War propaganda set of 12 on local San Remo Express cover with forged 'GNR' overprints. (24 + cover) £45.00 N/S
936    UM
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1944 Accumulation of 5c, 15c, 25c, 30c, 50c & L1.25c + Airs 50c & L1 Imperiale in complete sheets of 100 UM & overprinted 'GNR'. (Guardia Nazionale Repubblica), Sass 470, 472, 474/5, 480, A118, 121. Cat. €4800 £450.00 N/S
937    UM
 M
1944 25c & 30c War propaganda series of four overprinted 'GNR', Brescia printing. Rome type face, Sass 13/11-20/11 Cat. €128. EXPRESS selection of 'Republica Sociale Italiana' overprints incl. double & inverted UM, Sass 21/2, 21a, 21a,c & 22a. Cat. €126 (13) £60.00 N/S
938
 M
1944 L20 Imperiale overprinted 'GNR' fine M, signed Brun, Verona printing, Sass 487. Cat. €320 £70.00 £60.00
939
 M
1944 L25 Imperiale overprinted 'GNR' fine M, Verona printing, very fine, signed Brun, Sass 488. Cat. €1000 (1) £200.00 £170.00
940
 M
1944 L50 Imperiale overprinted 'GNR' fine M, Verona printing, signed Brun, Sass 489. Cat. €900 £200.00 £170.00
941    UM
1944 Overprint set UM, variety overprint inverted, very fine, Sass 491a/495a Cat. €150. L50 Imperiale overprinted red fasces fine M Verona printing, Sass 501 Cat. €200 (6) £70.00 N/S
942    UM
1944 Overprint set UM, variety double overprint, very fine, Sass 491b/495b. Cat. €175 (5) £35.00 N/S
943    M
 Used
1944 Overprinted 25c, 30c, 75c & L1.25 fine M showing very fine offsets, sass 492r, 494r & 495r. Also 25c & 75c Imperiale optd. 'GNR' fine U Brescia printing, Sass 117/1 & 119/1. (6) £40.00 N/S
944
 M
1944 20c Imperiale overprinted 'Republica Sociale Italiana' error M, RPS Cert (2008), Sass 495/A. Cat. €400 (1) £90.00 N/S
945    M
1944 L50 Imperiale overprinted red fasces fine M, Verona printing, signed Diena, Sass 501. Cat. €200 £50.00 N/S
946
 UM
1944 Parcel Post set overprinted 'Rep. Soc. Italiana' UM, L2 & L10 signed Diena, L4 lightly mounted, Sass 36/47. Cat. €2835 £550.00 N/S
947    M
1944 Parcel Post overprint 'Rep. Soc. Italiana' on 10c-L1 + L3 & L4 fine M, Sass 37/42 & 44/45. Cat. €218 £35.00 £28.00
948
 UM
1944 Express L1.25 & L2.50 overprinted 'GNR' UM (L2.50 gum creases), signed Fiecchi, Sass 19/11 & 20/11. Cat. €625 £100.00 N/S
949    M
1944 Express L1.25 overprinted 'GNR' types II & III, L2.50 overprinted type III fine M, Sass 19/11-111 & 20/111. Cat. €260 £50.00 N/S
950
 UM
1944 Express L1.25 overprinted in error with the Turin 'Republic Sociale Italiana' used on the War propaganda issue & repeated twice, UM & rare, Sass 21B. Cat. €800 £180.00 N/S
951
 M
1944 Air Imperiale series to L10 (no L2) overprinted 'GNR' fine M, Verona printing, Sass A117/121 & 123/124. Cat. €1418 (7) £300.00 N/S
952
 M
1944 Air Imperiale series complete to L2 Express overpinted 'GNR' fine M (50p small mark extreme left), Verona printing, Sass A117/125. Cat. €2500 £550.00 N/S
953
 M
1944 Air L2 overprinted 'GNR' fine M, the scarce Brescia printing, Sass A122/1. Cat. €3500 £700.00 N/S
954
 M
1944 L2 Air Express overprinted 'GNR' fine M, the scarce Brescia printing, Sass 125/1. Cat. €3500 (1) £700.00 N/S
955    UM
1944 Postage Dues issues of 1934 overprinted fasces UM, Sass 60/71. Cat. €700 (13) £150.00 N/S
956    M
1944 Postage Dues fasces overprinted set + additional 5c, 10c, 20c & L1 fine M, sass 60/72. Cat. €336 (29) £60.00 £45.00
957
 M
1944 30c War Propaganda four se-tenant values overprinted 'GNR' very fine M (appears virtually UM). Variety overprinted in red instead of black, very fine. Full Olivia certificate, Sass 17A-20A. (Cat. €2600 as UM) £500.00 N/S
  • Italy - Castelrosso
958    M
1922 set to 85c with horizontal overprint fine M, Sass 1/9, 1932 Garibaldi set fine M, Sass 30/9. Cat. €450 (19) £90.00 N/S
959    M
1922-1930 M collection on leaves comprising definitive sets with horizontal & diagonal overprints, 1923 Map set & 1930 Ferrucci. Mostly fine to very fine, Sass 1/29. Cat. €266 (35) £50.00 £76.00
960
 M
1932 Garibaldi set fine M, Sass 30/39. Cat. €300 (SG. £300) (10) £60.00 £86.00
  • Italy - Dodecanese Is
961    M
 Used
1912 Definitive issue for the thirteen islands. Mostly M collection on leaves, contains some forged overprints which are additions & indicated. Fine to very fine. Cat. Sass €3000+ (306) £500.00 £520.00
962    M
 Used
1912-1945 mainly M collection of sets on leaves with 1912 pair, 1929 'Knights & Castles' P.11, 1930 Virgil, 1932 Dante Alighieri, 'Knights & Castles' P.14, 1938 Augustus, 1944 Charity, 1945 Red Cross, 1930 Ferrucci Airs & 1934 Parcel Post. Mostly fine to very fine. Sass Cat. €1329 (142) £200.00 £210.00
963    M
1930 Ferrucci set fine M for the complete fourteen islands, Sass 12/16 (Castellrosso 25/29). Cat. €444 (70) £90.00 £76.00
964    Used
CALIMNO 1917 20c Michetti without watermark FU, Sass 9. Cat. €200 (1) £40.00 N/S
965    M
CALIMNO 1932 Garibaldi set fine M, Sass 17/26. Cat. €200 (SG. £200) (10) £50.00 £48.00
966    M
CASO 1932 Garibaldi set fine M (odd tone spot), Sass 17/26. Cat. €200 (SG. 200) (10) £35.00 £30.00
967    M
COS 1932 Garibaldi set fine M, Sass 17/26. Cat. €200 (SG. £200) (10) £40.00 £34.00
968    M
CARCHI 1932 Garibaldi set fine M, Sass 17/26. Cat. €200 (SG. £200) (10) £40.00 £34.00
969
 UM
LEROS 1921-1925 '20c Michetti' watermark crown UM, Sass 11. Cat. €275 £50.00 £38.00
970    M
LEROS 1932 Garibaldi set fine M, Sass 17/26. Cat. €200 (SG. £200) (10) £40.00 N/S
971    M
LIPSO 1932 Garibaldi set fine M (50c grease spot), Sass 17/26. Cat. €200 (SG. £200) (10) £40.00 N/S
972    M
NISIROS 1932 Garibaldi set fine M, Sass 17/26. Cat. €200 (SG. £200) (10) £40.00 N/S
973    M
PATMOS 1932 Garibaldi set fine M, Sass 17/26. Cat. €200 (SG. £200) (10) £40.00 N/S
974    M
PISCOPI 1932 Garibaldi set fine M, Sass 17/26. Cat. €200 (SG. £200) (10) £40.00 N/S
975
Used (on letter or envelope)
RHODES 1912 envelope to Constantinople franked overprinted 25c & 50c Michetti, tied by 'POSTE ITALIANE & RODI (EGEO) c.d.s. On reverse transit c.d.s. of the Austrian P.O. at Beirut (corner creases clear of adhesives). £50.00 N/S
976    M
RHODES 1929 'Knights & Castles' set P.11 fine M (L10 minor fault), Sass 3/11. Cat. €500 £90.00 N/S
977
 M
RHODES 1930 Hydrological Congress issue - top five values + 10c M (50c small fault), Sass 13 & 16/20. Cat. €2460 £450.00 N/S
978    M
RHODES 1931 Eucharistic Congress set fine M, Sass 30/36. Cat. €180 (7) £40.00 N/S
979    M
RHODES 1931 St Anthony set fine M, Sass 37/43. Cat. €240 £50.00 N/S
980
 M
RHODES 1932 Garibaldi Air & Express sets fine M, very fine, Sass 14/20. Cat. €450 (SG. 425) (7) £90.00 £80.00
981
 M
RHODES 1932 20th Anniversary Occupation set fine M, Sass 65/74. Cat. €1130 (SG. £700) £200.00 £160.00
982
 M
RHODES 1932 20th Anniversary Occupation set fine M, Sass 65/74. Cat. €1130 (SG. £700) £200.00 £160.00
983    Forgery
RHODES 1932 20th Anniversary Occupation forged U L5, L10 & L25 values on written up sheet, also counterfeit varieties of lower values. Useful reference material. (8) £30.00 N/S
984    M
RHODES 1932 Garibaldi set M (odd value tone or grease spot), Sass 17/26. Cat. €200 (SG. £200) (10) £35.00 N/S
985
 Used
RHODES 1932 L25 20th Anniversary of Occupation FU, Sass 74. Cat. €1500 (SG. £1300) (1) £350.00 N/S
986    UM
RHODES 1933 Balbo North America Flight triptych pairs UM, Sass 28/29 €300. £50.00 £38.00
987
 M
RHODES 1934 Football World Cup Post & Air sets fine M, Sass S14. Cat. €750 (SG. £800) £150.00 £140.00
988    M
RHODES 1934 Military Medal Post, Air & Express sets fine M, Sass S16. Cat. €1100 (SG. £1050) (20) £220.00 £240.00
989    M
RHODES 1933 Air Zeppelin Cruise set fine M, Sass A22/27. Cat. €400 (SG. £400) £80.00 £80.00
990    M
RHODES 1933 Air Balbo Cruise triptych pair fine M, Sass A28/29. Also 1934 80c Air bottom left corner imperf. example optd. 'SAGGIO' in red fine M, Sass 31s. £50.00 N/S
991    UM
RHODES 1934 Air 80c horizontal imperf. pair UM (gum disturbance) overprinted 'SAGGIO' in red, Sass 31s. £35.00 £35.00
992    UM
RHODES 1935 Anno Santo set UM, very fine, Sass 91/98. Cat. €1050 £200.00 N/S
993    M
RHODES 1943 Charity surcharge post & Express set fine M, Sass S24. Cat. €300 (10) £60.00 N/S
994    M
RHODES 1944 Air 'War Charity' set fine M, Sass A56/59. Cat. €120 (SG. 120) (4) £25.00 N/S
995    M
SCARPANTO 1932 Garibaldi set M (odd tone spot affecting odd value), Sass 17/26. Cat. €200 (SG. £200) (10) £30.00 N/S
996    M
SIMI 1932 Garibaldi set fine M, Sass 17/26. Cat. €200 (SG. £200) (10) £40.00 N/S
997    M
STAMPALIA 1932 Garibaldi set fine M (odd tone spot), Sass 17/26. Cat. €200 (SG. £200) (10) £35.00 N/S
  • Italy - Eritrea
998
 M
1893 Umberto I set, fine M, the L5 is marginal non-hinged mint, Sass.1-11, 2170€. (11) £450.00 N/S
999    M
1893-1934 Mint collection on leaves with slight duplication in parts. Contains 1903 1c Inverted ovpt variety, 1918-19 5c & 60c, 1922 & 1924 'Lions & Elephants' set, 1925 L2 'floreale,' 1926 L2,50 'floreale,' 1928-29 Parmeggiani sets, 1930 African subjects to L10, 1930 Pro Milizia. Mostly VF, Sass.1875€. (124) £250.00 £260.00
1000    Used
1893-1936 Used collection on leaves with some slight duplication incl. 1893 set complete to L1, 1903 set, 1936 Airs to L10, mostly fine to VF, Sass.1865€. (123) £150.00 £140.00
1001    M
1895-1934 Mint collection on leaves mainly in sets with 1895 Umberto set, 1916 Red Cross, 1932 March on Rome, 1928-29 Parmeggiani pair, 1929 Montecassino, 1922 & 1924 'Lions & Elephants' sets, mostly fine to VF, Sass.1061€. (151) £180.00 N/S
1002
 M
1903 Postage Due L10, fine M, RPS Cert. 1975 & 2008, Sass.11, 3000€ (SG. £2250) £600.00 N/S
1003    M
1903 Postage Dues complete set to L5, M except 10c unused & not counted, Sass.1-10, 600€ £120.00 N/S
1004
 M
1903 Postage Dues L50 & L100, UM, RPS Cert. 2008 for both, Sass.12-13, 2200€. (2) £400.00 N/S
1005    Used
1903 Postage Dues set complete to L1 U (odd short perf), Sass.1-8. 460€ £70.00 N/S
1006
 M
1903 Postage Dues set complete to L5, M, Sass.1-10, 600€ £120.00 £120.00
1007
 M
1903-28 VEIII 'floreale' series complete fine M, incl. later additions & ovpt variations, vals to L10, Sass.1673€. (22) £300.00 N/S
1008    M
 Used
1903-34 Study collection of forged overprints on Umberto & VEIII issues with illustrations, attributable to Oneglia, Imperator, Fournier & others. Lot includes 1903 Postage Due set & 1934 Roma-Mogadiscio Flight set with forged pmks. (66) £100.00 £90.00
1009    M
1907-35 Express complete except the rare 1927 dark carmine, fine M, Sass.1-7, 9, 182€, 1936 Air Pictorial set, fine M (odd tone spot), Sass.A17-26, 120€. £60.00 £56.00
1010    M
1908-29 The 'Leoni' & 'Michetti' issues, complete fine M, between Sass.31 & 1241, 223€. (13) £40.00 N/S
1011    M
1914-16 Ploughing & Government Palace set + later surcharge pair, fine M, Sass.34-37, 45-46, 310€. (6) £65.00 £50.00
1012    UM
1916 10c + 5c & 20c + 5c Red Cross, UM horizontal strips of five with middle stamp showing 'Epitrea' error. Fragile with partial separation between 2 & 3 on 10c and 3 & 4 on 20c, Sass.41,44, 129€. (2 strips) £60.00 N/S
1013    M
1916 Parcel Post 25c red, fine M, RPS Cert. 2008, Sass.3, 340€ £65.00 N/S
1014    M
1916 Parcel Post 50c, L1, L2, fine M, Sass.4-6, 370€ £70.00 N/S
1015    M
1916 Parcel Post 5c & 25c, M, Sass.1&3, 500€ £100.00 N/S
1016
 M
1916 Parcel Post L3, fine M, RPS Cert. 2008, Sass.7, 1000€. (1) £200.00 N/S
1017
 M
1916 Parcel Post L3, fine M, RPS Cert. 2008, also signed Diena, Sass.7, 1000€ £200.00 N/S
1018
 M
1916 Parcel Post L4, fine M, RPS Cert. 2008, Sass.8, 1000€ £200.00 N/S
1019
 M
1916 Parcel Post L4, fine M, RPS Cert. 2008, Sass.8, 1000€ £200.00 N/S
1020
 M
1917-24 Parcel Post (four top values) L10, L12, L15 & L20, fine M, all signed Diena, Sass.18-21, 1010€. (4) £200.00 N/S
1021    UM
1922 Victory set in corner blocks of four UM & each containing the 'no watermark' & 'watermark T' varieties, Sass.50-53,50f-53f, 50g-53g, 273€. (4 blocks) £60.00 £45.00
1022
 UM
1924 'C.15' on 2a orange, blue ovpt 'Eritrea' inverted UM, full RPS Cert. (2008) Sass.83b, 1600€ £350.00 N/S
1023
 M
 Unused
1924 Manzoni archive proofs. Imperf 15c & 50c M, remainder unused Li & L5 signed Fiecchi, fine scarce, Sass.P71-76, 1500€. (6) £340.00 N/S
1024
 M
1924 Manzoni set fine M, the L5 is a corner marginal example, Sass 71/6. Cat. €500 (SG. 750) (6) £150.00 N/S
1025
 M
1924 Segnagasse Per Vaglia set, M, Sass.1-6. 400€ £80.00 N/S
1026    M
1927 Pro Milizia series for 1927, 1928 & 1930 set M, odd tone spot. The 1927 L5 shows broken 'I' variety, Sass.S25, 32 & 38, 216€. (12) £35.00 N/S
1027
 M
1927-37 Parcel Post 25c, fine M, Sass.23, 650€. (1) £120.00 N/S
1028
 M
1927-37 Parcel Post L10 & L20, fine M (each light tone spot), Sass.31-2, 1300€ £250.00 N/S
1029    M
1928-29 L2,50 'floreale' fine M, Sass.127, 180€. (1) £40.00 N/S
1030    M
1928-29 Ploughing & Government Palace set Perf.11, fine M, Sass.129-131, 200€ £40.00 £30.00
1031    M
1930 African Subjects set, fine M, Sass.155-164, 120€, 1933 Pictorial set, fine M, Sass.203-212, 100€. (20) £40.00 N/S
1032    M
1934 Air Roma-Mogadiscio Flight set, fine M, Sass.A7-16, 150€, plus Duke of Abruzzi set, fine M, Sass.213-9, 100€ £40.00 £36.00
1033    M
1934 Postage Dues set, fine M, Sass.26-38, 120€, 1916 Servizio Commissioni set M (tone patches), Sass.1-3, 90€. (15) £40.00 N/S
  • Italy - Italian Colonies General
1034    Forgery
MISCELLANEOUS 1874-1936 accumulation of forgeries for Levant, China, Tripoli, Somalia etc. in an album. Useful reference material with named forgers e.g. Imperctor, Fournier, Skerbi, Tesoro & Sperati. (141) £200.00 N/S
1035    M
 Used
MISCELLANEOUS 1874-1936 M & U accumulation in brown stock book, containing most useful issues. Noted Mint 1878-1879 20c 'Estero', 1908 Constantinople 20 para 1st local issue, 2nd local issue 30 para, 1922 7th local issue 45 piastre, 8th local issue 45 & 90 piastre, 1922 10c - L1 postage dues. Tanina 20pi/L5, Salonica 20pi/L5, Tientsin 1917 2 cents/5c, Peking 1912 4 cents/10c, 6 cents.15c. Slight duplication here & there, one or two faults but mostly fine to very fine. ST Cat. €29,750 (100's) £2500.00 £2300.00
1036   Used (on letter or envelope)
MISCELLANEOUS 1921-1938 selection of covers from Libya, Eritrea & Somalia to Germany, USA & Rome. (6) £50.00 £48.00
1037    M
1932 Garibaldi Post, Air & Express set fine M, Dante Alighieri set + Airs fine M plus 1934 25L Duke of Abruzzi fine M. (37) £45.00 N/S
1038    M
1933 Centenary of Eritrea Post & Air sets fine M, Sass S7. Cat. €360 (16) £70.00 N/S
1039    M
1933 March on Rome Post & Air sets fine M, Sass S9. Cat. €260 (18) £50.00 £46.00
1040    M
1934 Football World Cup Post & Air sets fine M, Sass S12. Cat. €680 (SG. £650) (12) £140.00 £135.00
  • Italy - Italian East Africa
1041    M
1938 Pictorial Post, Air & Express sets M, Sass S2. Cat. €420 (35) £80.00 £76.00
1042    M
 Used
1938-1940 M & U selection on leaves with Pictorials to L5, Airs to L3 & 1942 Postage Dues. Mostly fine to very fine. Sass Cat. €540 (74) £80.00 £66.00
1043    M
1939-1940 Postage Due set fine M, Sass 1/13 Cat. €180. Also 1941 Axis Post & Air sets fine M, Sass 34/40 & A20/1, Cat. €155. £70.00 £68.00
1044
 Unused
1941 green franchise airmail stamp for internal mail, rouletted & ungummed as issued. Marginal vertical pair yellow green, upper showing 'BUCNO' for 'BUONO' error, Sass 1. RPS Cert (2009) Cat. €1400 £300.00 £200.00
1045
 Unused
1941 Green Military franchise label for internal airmail, rouletted & ungummed as issued. Marginal pair showing imperf. horizontally variety, Sass 1a. RPS Cert (2009) Cat. €1550 £400.00 £250.00
1046
 UM
 Unused
1941 Military franchise labels for internal (green) & external (red) air mail, top left inscribed pair both reading 'Addis Ababa & Foglio No 7' (the external has a natural gum crease), sass 1/2. Cat. €2300 (4) £500.00 £480.00
1047
 UM
 Unused
1941 Military franchise labels for internal (green) & external (red) airmail, horizontal strips of three. The green without gum as issued, red UM, Sass 1/2. Fine & rare. Cat. €5475 £1300.00 £850.00
1048
 UM
1941 Red Military franchise label for external mail, rouletted & UM marginal vertical pair, Sass 2. RPS Cert (2009) Cat. €2250 £500.00 £350.00
  • Italy - Italian PO's in China
1049
 M
1917 Peking 10c Leoni overprinted 'PECHINO/4 cents' fine M, Sass 2. Cat. €700 £140.00 N/S
1050
 M
1917 Peking 5c Leoni overprinted 'PECHINO/2 cents' M (short perf. at top), Sass 1. Cat. €350 £60.00 N/S
1051
 M
1917 Peking 5c Leoni overprinted 'PECHINO/2 cents' fine M, Sass 1. Cat. €350 £60.00 N/S
1052
 M
1917 Peking 5c Leoni overprinted 'PECHINO/2 cents' M, variety overprint inverted, Sass 1b. Cat. €325 £60.00 £45.00
1053
 M
1917 Peking 15c Michetti overprinted 'PECHINO/6 cents' fine M, Sass 3. Cat. €1400 £280.00 N/S
1054
 M
1917-1918 Peking set fine M, Sass 8/17. Cat. €700 (10) £150.00 N/S
1055
 M
1918-1919 Peking set fine M, lacks 10/25c Sass 24 but includes 10c/25c Sass 28. Slight gum bend on 8c/20c, Sass 19/23 & 25/28. Cat. €1065 (9) £200.00 £150.00
1056    UM
1917-1918 Peking Express 30c & 12c/30c UM, Sass E1/2. Cat. €225 (2) £40.00 N/S
1057
 M
1917 Tientsin 5c Leoni overprinted 'TIENTSIN/2 cents' fine M, Sass 1. Cat. €600 £120.00 N/S
1058
 M
1917 Tientsin 10c Leoni overprinted 'TIENTSIN/4 cents' fine M, Sass 2. Cat. €1100 £220.00 N/S
1059
 M
1917-1918 Tientsin set fine M, Sass 4/13. Cat. €700 (10) £175.00 N/S
1060
 M
1918-1919 Tientsin issue to 40 cents/L1 fine M, Sass 15/22. Cat. €600 (8) £120.00 N/S
1061    UM
 M
1917 Tientsin Express 30c M, 1918 '12 cents/30c' UM, Sass E1/2. Cat. €210 (2) £30.00 N/S
1062    M
1917-1919 Postage Due M selection on album leaf for Peking & Tientsin, containing 1917 & 1919 sets, as well as 1918 8c, 12c, & 16c for Tientsin. Between Sass 1/12. Cat. €730 (19) £150.00 £115.00
  • Italy - Italian PO's in Crete
1063
 UM
 M
1900-1912 complete fine M except L5 UM, incl. 25c Express & 1c variety Sass 3a. Sass 1/19 & E1. Cat. €1464 (21) £300.00 N/S
1064
Used (on letter or envelope)
1908 'Circolo Militare Italiano' registered envelope to Guildford, Surrey franked pair overprinted 25c floreale, tied by LA CANEA * (Uff Postale Italiano) date stamp. Cat. Sass €550+ £120.00 £90.00
  • Italy - Italian PO's in Turkish Empire
1065

GENERAL ISSUES 1874 set of overprinted KEVII imperf. proofs M (40c UM), some marginal & superb colours, Sass P1/P9. Cat. €2950 (9) £600.00 N/S
1066

GENERAL ISSUES 1874 60c KEVII imperf. proof UM, signed Diena. Very fine, Sass P8. Cat. €450 £95.00 N/S
1067

GENERAL ISSUES 1874 1c 'Estero' imperf. proof, marginal & showing irregular modification in top right quadrant (3 dots), UM & signed Oliva, Sass 1d var. Cat. €2500 £500.00 N/S
1068
 M
GENERAL ISSUES 1874 KEVII set overprinted 'Estero' M, very fine, Sass 1/9. Cat. €4085 £800.00 N/S
1069
 Used
GENERAL ISSUES 1874 5c KEVII overprinted 'Estero' U, variety - bottom right corner unmodified, signed Emilio Diena, Sass 3b. Cat. €2750 £550.00 N/S
1070
 M
GENERAL ISSUES 1874 1c 'Estero' M, variety top right quadrant irregularly modified, three dots instead of one, Sass 1d. Cat. €450 £90.00 N/S
1071
 M
GENERAL ISSUES 1874 1c 'Estero' M pair (gum partly toned) - one showing variety of top right quadrant irregularly modified - three dots instead of one, Sass 1d. Cat. €468 £90.00 N/S
1072
 M
GENERAL ISSUES 1878-1879 'Estero' 10c & 20c colour changes M, 20c (slight gum crease) signed Diena, Sass 10/11. Cat. €8350 (2) £1400.00 N/S
1073
 M

GENERAL ISSUES 1881-1883 Umberto I 'Estero' set fine M, also 50c & L2 imperf. proofs, Sass 12/17 & P.16/17. Cat. €655 (8) £125.00 N/S
1074    Used
GENERAL ISSUES 1874-1883 selection of U KEVII Umberto 'Estero' overprints with cancels for Tunis, Susa, Goleta, Alexandria, Tripoli & Malta, Sass between 1/14. Cat. €515 (18) £80.00 N/S
1075    M
GENERAL ISSUES 1902-1910 complete fine M incl. both Express - but fault on 'Albania/80 para' on 50c & not counted, Sass 1/12, 1/3 & E1/2. Cat. €193 (17) £40.00 N/S
1076
 M
CONSTANTINOPLE 1908 1st local issue '10 para' on 5c Leoni fine M, Sass 1. Cat. €350 £60.00 N/S
1077
 M
CONSTANTINOPLE 1908 1st local issue '20 para' on 10c Leoni fine M, Sass 2. Cat. €350 £60.00 N/S
1078
 M
CONSTANTINOPLE 1908 1s local issue '30 para' on 15c Michetti fine M, Sass 3. Cat. €1200 £250.00 N/S
1079
 M
CONSTANTINOPLE 1908 '2 piastre' on 50c Michetti fine M, Sass 5. Cat. €3000 £600.00 N/S
1080
 M
CONSTANTINOPLE 1908 2nd local issue fine M & rare, Sass 8/14. Cat. €11890 (7) £2400.00 N/S
1081    M
CONSTANTINOPLE 1908 '1 piastre' on 25c Michetti M pair - one showing PIPSTRA error, Sass 11/11d. Cat. €280 £60.00 N/S
1082
 M
CONSTANTINOPLE 1908 2nd issue '2 piastre' on 50c Michetti M, variety '20. instead of '2 piastre', Sass 12k. Cat. €2500 £500.00 N/S
1083
 M
CONSTANTINOPLE 1908 2nd issue '2 piastre' on 50c M, earlier error of '2 piastre' corrected by removal of '0' but still leaving impression, Sass 12l. Cat. €800 £160.00 N/S
1084
 M
CONSTANTINOPLE 1908 3rd issue set fine M, Sass 15/17. Cat. €300 (3) £60.00 N/S
1085    M
CONSTANTINOPLE 1908 4th issue 4pi/L1 & 20pi/L5 fine M, Sass 18/19. Cat. €120 (2) £25.00 £20.00
1086
 M
CONSTANTINOPLE 1921 5th local issue 1 piastre - 10 piastre set fine M (2pi pulled perf. at top), Sass 28/32. Cat. €500 (5) £100.00 N/S
1087    M
CONSTANTINOPLE 1921-22, 1922 & 1923 unissued & issued sets fine M, Sass 33/45 & 68/84. Cat. €299 (30) £60.00 N/S
1088
 M
CONSTANTINOPLE 1922 6th & 7th local issue - single & set fine M (90pi - crease), Sass 46 & 57. Cat. €1102 (12) £200.00 N/S
1089
 UM
 M
CONSTANTINOPLE 1922 8th local issue fine M set complete to 90 piastre/40, Sass 58/67. Also additional two 7½ piastre/85c UM - one showing the 'PIASIRE' error, Sass 63c. Cat. €466 (12) £90.00 N/S
1090    M
CONSTANTINOPLE 1909-1911 Turin overprint set + 1922-1923 Express complete fine M, Sass 20/27 & E1/4. Cat. €518 (12) £100.00 N/S
1091
 M
DURAZZO 1909-1916 complete fine M, Sass 1/9. Cat. €504 (9) £100.00 £80.00
1092
Used on piece or front
DURAZZO 1909-1911 '20 piastre/L5' & '40 piastre/L10' tied to small piece by almost complete circular date stamps. Very fine, Sass 7/8. Cat. €475 (2) £110.00 £100.00
1093
 M
GERUSALEM 1909-1911 set fine M, Sass 1/8. Cat. €1600 (8) £320.00 N/S
1094
Used on piece or front
GERUSALEM 1909-1911 '20 piastre' on L5 & '40 piastre' on L10 tied to small piece by c.d.s. First signed Diena, Sass 7/8. Cat. €2300 (2) £450.00 £330.00
1095
 M
JANINA 1909-1911 set fine M (20pa tiny tone spot on single perf), Sass 1/8. Cat. €450 (8) £100.00 £80.00
1096
 M
SALONIKA 1909-1911 set fine M, Sass 1/8. Cat. €680 (8) £140.00 £110.00
1097    M
SCUTARI D'ALBANIA 1909-1916 complete fine M (couple tone spots on 20pa), Sass 1/10. Cat. €167 (10) £35.00 £34.00
1098
Used on piece or front
SCUTARI D'ALBANIA 1909-1911 '20 piastre' on L5 & '40 piastre' on L10 tied to small piece by almost complete c.d.s. Very fine, Sass 7/8. Cat. €260 (2) £50.00 £86.00
1099    M
SMYRNA 1909-1922 complete fine M, Sass 1/13. Cat. €292 (13) £60.00 N/S
1100
Used on piece or front
SMYRNA 1909-1911 '20 piastre' on L5 & '40 piastre' on L10 tied to small pieces by c.d.s. Very fine, Sass 7/8. Cat. €425 (2) £85.00 £92.00
1101    M
VALONA 1909-1916 complete fine M (odd tone spot), Sass 1/10. Cat. €166 (10) £35.00 £36.00
1102
Used on piece or front
VALONA 1909-1911 '20 piastre' on L5 & '40 piastre' on L10 tied to small piece by c.d.s. Very fine, Sass 7/8. Cat. €275 (2) £50.00 £56.00
  • Italy - Italian PO's in Morocco
1103
 Unused
1926 Tangiers imperf. unused 40c Michetti overprinted TANGIER between two 'Knots of Savoy' Specimen (RPS Cert 2008), Sass S1. Cat. €1200 £250.00 N/S
1104   Used on piece or front
1939 Tangiers L1.75 Imperiale tied to small piece by complete R STAZIONE R T * TANGERI date stamp. Rare. £50.00 N/S
  • Italy - Libya
1105    Used
1912-1939 U selection in small stock book. Noted 1921 L5 Victory, L1.25 IV Tripoli Fair, 1934 8th Tripoli Fair Air set & 1915 Servizio Commissioni set. Mostly fine to very fine. Cat. €2100 (84) £300.00 £230.00
1106    Used
1924-1936 selection of U values on stock cards, slight duplication here & there, containing L1.25 floreale, 25c Express, more particularly L5 92) & L10, Wmk. P.14¼ x 13¼. All very fine. Cat. €505 (57) £70.00 £52.00
1107    M
1915-1933 Express series complete except 1927 black overprint, fine M, Sass E1/10. Cat. €315 (12) £60.00 £56.00
1108    M
1912-1942 fine M selection on stock cards with 1912 set to L10, 1921 'Pittorica' to L10, 1926 Sibilla P.11 set, most lesser Tripoli Fair sets & good range of airmails. Cat. €1394 (170) £200.00 £200.00
1109
 UM
1937 L10 Victory P.11 U, Sass 145. Full RPS Cert. Cat. €1750 £350.00 N/S
1110
 M
1921 5c, 10c, 15c & 25c P.14 x 13¼ fine M, variety - all with inverted centres, Sass 23c/26c. Cat. €335 (4) £60.00 £64.00
1111
 M
1924 40c Sibilla fine M, variety imperf. Sass 41b. Cat. €400 £80.00 N/S
1112
 M
1924 L2 Sibilla fine M, variety imperf. Sass 43b. Cat. €380 £70.00 N/S
1113    M
1921 15c Diana P.13½ x 14, 14 x 13¼ & 13¾ M, Sass 25/25a. Cat. €400 (3) £70.00 N/S
1114    UM
1936 Express 'L1.25' on 60 cent, inscriptional strip of three UM (tiny tone spot affecting centre stamp), Sass 17. Cat. €150 £30.00 N/S
1115
 M
1915-1924 Parcel Post set fine M, Sass 1/13. Cat. €800 (13) £150.00 £160.00
1116    UM
1931 Parcel Post 50c with 8.5mm overprint instead of 9.5mm, UM, Sass 25. Cat. €250 £50.00 N/S
1117
 UM
 M
1927-1937 Parcel Post set fine M, top value L20 UM, Sass 14/24. Cat. €1300 (11) £250.00 £260.00
1118    M
1915 Postage Due set M (odd tone spot or short perf) generally fine & fresh, Sass 1/10. Cat. €160 (10) £35.00 N/S
1119    M
1925 Postage Due 60c orange & brown fine M, Sass 11. Cat. €120 £25.00 £24.00
1120    M
1934 Postage Due set M (odd tone spot present), Sass 12/24. Cat. €160 (13) £35.00 £36.00
1121
 UM
1929 Recapito Autorizzato 10c P.11 top right corner example UM, very fine, Sass 1. Cat. €300 £60.00 N/S
1122
 M
1912-1918 definitive set complete to L10 + additional 45c & 60c values M (some tone spots are present), Sass 1/12 & 18/19. Cat. €765 (14) £150.00 N/S
1123    M
1928-1929 supplementary definitive values - L1.25 floreale + 7½c & L1.75 Parmeggiani M, Sass 78/80. Cat. €110 (3) £20.00 £16.00
1124
 M
1921 Pittorica set P.13¼-14 Wmk. Crown fine M (25c - crease), Sass 21/32. Cat. €500 (12) £100.00 N/S
1125    M
1924-1929 Pittorica set P.13¼-14 No Wmk. fine M (some gum faults & L1 being unused), includes 15c shade Sass 47a. Sass 44/53. Cat. €600 (11) £120.00 N/S
1126
 M
1926-1930 Pittorica set to L1 P.11 No Wmk. fine M, Sass 58/65. Cat. €2200 £400.00 N/S
1127
 M
1921 L5 & L10 P.14¼ x 13¼ M, variety No Wmk. Sass 31x & 32x. Cat. €775 £180.00 £170.00
1128    M
1921 L1 P.14 fine M, variety No Wmk. Sass 30x. Cat. €180 £40.00 N/S
1129
 M
1921 L10 P.14¼ x 14 fine M, variety No Wmk. Sass 32x. Cat. €650 £120.00 N/S
1130
Used on piece or front
1921 15c & 25c variety Inverted centres, tied to small piece by part Bengali date stamp, Sass 25c & 26c. Cat. €360 (2) £75.00 N/S
1131
 M
1912-1915 L5 floreale fine M, overprint Type II, Sass 11/1. Cat. €350 £140.00 N/S
1132    M
1909-15 Tripoli Di Barberia set complete + Express pair with shades fine M (15c & 40c unused), Sass 1/12 & E1/2. Cat. €525 £90.00 N/S
1133    M
1909 Tripoli Di Barberia L5 floreale UM, Sass 10. Cat. €150 £32.00 N/S
  • Italy - Cyrencaica
1134    M
1923-1934 comprehensive fine M collection of sets on leaves with very few omissions. Sass Cat. €687 (115) £140.00 £140.00
1135
 M
1924 Manzoni set fine M, Sass 11/16. Cat. €500 (6) £110.00 N/S
1136
 M
1925-1926 L1.25 Jubilee P.13½ fine M, Sass 26. Cat. €300 (1) £65.00 N/S
1137    M
1930 Rio Milizia set fine M, Sass 68/71. Cat. €180 (4) £40.00 £36.00
1138    M
 Used
1934 Air Roma-Mogadiccio flight set fine M (odd minor tone spot), Sass A30/39 Cat. €150. Also 1934 Naples Fair set VFU with central Bengasi date stamp, Sass 93/8 Cat. €160. £50.00 N/S
  • Italy - Tripolitania
1139    M
1927-1929 1st, 2nd & 3rd Tripoli Fair sets fine M, Sass 66/71, 72/77 & 81/86. Cat. €330 (20) £60.00 £62.00
1140    M
1930 & 1931 Tripoli Fair sets fine M, latter includes Air & Express values, Sass 87/93, 95/102, A3 & E16. Cat. €176 (17) £35.00 £38.00
1141    M
1932 6th Tripoli Fair Post & Air sets fine M (50c Air - tone spots), Sass S23. Cat. €460 (14) £80.00 £76.00
1142    M
1933 7th Tripoli Fair Post & Air sets fine M, Sass S25. Cat. €520 (13) £100.00 £105.00
1143
 M
1934 8th Tripoli Fair Post & Air sets fine M, Sass S27. Cat. €700 (14) £140.00 N/S
1144
 M
1934 Air Circuit of the Oasis flight set M, Sass A34/40. Cat. €600 (SG. £900) (7) £120.00 £125.00
1145
Used (on letter or envelope)
1935 9th Tripoli Fair Post set on envelope to Rome, tied by Fair commemorative date stamp. Very fine, albeit philatelic. Full RPS Cert. Cat. €800 £160.00 N/S
1146   Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 Air 5th Tripoli Fair 25c + Air 50c on envelope to Siracusa, tied by Fair commemorative date stamp. Very fine Bayer cover. Cat. €225 £45.00 £36.00
1147
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934 Air 8th Tripoli Fair 50c, 75c + Air Express L2.25 & L4.50 on envelope to Rome with Fair 1st day cancel. Remaining values unlisted on cover. Very fine & philatelic nevertheless very rare. Full RPS Cert. Cat. €2200 £450.00 N/S
1148    M
1934 Oasis Flight 10L & 25L fresh fine M, SG. 200/201. £60.00 N/S
  • Italy - Somalia
1149
 Unused
1900 (Circa) 10c Coen Leopard essay printed by Officina Carte- Valori, Turin, imperf. without gum in azzurro-vedastro. £150.00 N/S
1150
 Unused
1900 (Circa) L1 Coen Bay of Assab essay printed by Officina Carte-Valori, Turin, imperf. & ungummed in red. £150.00 N/S
1151    M
1903 Elephant & Lion set fine M, Sass 1/7. Cat. €140 (7) £30.00 £26.00
1152
 M
1905 10 anna Lion surcharged 'Centesimi 40' fine M, Sass 9. Cat. €1250 £250.00 N/S
1153    M
1906-1916 Elephant & Lion series surcharged in Italian currency fine M (l1 & 10a - pulled corner perf), Sass 10/18 & 23. Cat. €240 £50.00 £62.00
1154    M
1922 Elephant & Lion set surcharged in Besa currency fine M, Sass 24/29. Cat. €150 (6) £30.00 £36.00
1155    M
1923 Elephant & Lion series surcharged in besa & rupees fine M (3 on 2c horizontal crease), Sass 34/44. Cat. €240 (11) £50.00 £56.00
1156    M
1926 Elephant & Lion series surcharged in Somali currency fine M, Sass 73/80. Cat. €160 (8) £35.00 £38.00
1157
 M
1926-1931 Definitive series comprising Leoni, Michetti, Floreale, Parmeggiani & Imperiale types fine M, Sass 92/104, 116/118, 139 & 165/166. Cat. €544 (21) £110.00 £115.00
1158    M
1916 Red Cross charity set fine M, Sass 19/22. Cat. €160 (4) £35.00 £36.00
1159    UM
 Block of four
1922 Victory set in UM corner blocks of four (some slight selvedge separation) which includes the no watermark & watermark 'T' varieties, Sass 30/33, 30g/33g & 30h,33h. (16) £55.00 £42.00
1160

1924 Manzoni set of imperf. proofs without gum as issued except the 20 besa/50c. The 3r/L5 is signed Fiecchi. Very fine, Sass P55/P60. Cat. €1500 (6) £300.00 N/S
1161
 M
1924 Manzoni set fine M, the L5 has a 2009 RPS Cert. Sass 55/60. Cat. €500 £100.00 £105.00
1162
 M
1925-26 Jubilee set P.11 & P.13¼, the L1.25 P.11 signed Diena, all fine M (60c P.11 couple of short perfs), Sass 67/72. Cat. €1270 (6) £250.00 £240.00
1163    UM
1925-1926 60c Jubilee P.11 UM, Sass 67. Cat. €400 £80.00 N/S
1164
 M
1927 L1.25 Pro Milizia marginal M bearing trial overprint. Unissued, signed Diena, full RPS Cert, Sass 107A. Cat. €1500 £300.00 N/S
1165
 UM
1927 L5 Pro Milizia UM bearing trial overprint. Unissued, signed Diena, full RPS Cert, Sass 108A. Cat. €2000 £400.00 N/S
1166    M
1927-1930 Pro Milizia series fine M sets for 1927, 1928 & 1930, Sass 105/108, 119/122 & 140/143. Cat. €226 (12) £40.00 £46.00
1167
 UM
1932 Pictorial set P.12 UM, very fine pristine appearance, Sass 167/184. Cat. €4375 (18) £900.00 N/S
1168    M
1932 Pictorial issue to L20 P.12 fine M, lacks 15c, L10 & L25, Sass 167/184 less 170, 182 & 184. Cat. €1548 (15) £200.00 £160.00
1169
 M
1932 Pictorial set P.12 fine M, Sass 167/184. Cat. €1750 (18) £320.00 £300.00
1170
 M
1935-1938 Pictorial series P.14 L2, L10 & L25 fine M, Sass 225, 228 & 230. Cat. €1590 (3) £250.00 £260.00
1171
 UM
 Block of four
1935-1938 Pictorial series P.14 L1.25 & L2 in UM blocks of four (tone spot on one value of L1.25), Sass 223 & 225. Cat. €920 £120.00 N/S
1172
 UM
 Block of four
1935-1938 Pictorial series L.1.25 & L2 in lower marginal UM blocks of four, Sass 223 & 225. Cat. €920 (2) £120.00 N/S
1173
 UM
1935-1938 Pictorial series P.14 L2.50 UM, Sass 226. Cat. €1000 £200.00 N/S
1174
 UM
1935-1938 Pictorial series P.14 L10 Hippo UM, Sass 228. Cat. €750 £150.00 N/S
1175
 UM
1935-1938 Pictorial series L25 Lion P.14 UM, Sass 230. Cat. €3000 £650.00 N/S
1176    UM
1932 Pictorial series 7½c UM P.12 x 14, Sass, 168a. Fine & scarce. Cat. €300 £60.00 N/S
1177    M
1932 Pictorial series 25c fine M P.14 x 12, Sass 172a. Scarce. Cat. €200 £40.00 N/S
1178    M
1934 Duke of Abruzzi Visit set M, Sass 185/192. Cat. €120 £25.00 £26.00
1179
 M
AIR & OFFICIAL 1934 25c Naples Fair overprinted 'Servizio Aereo Speciale' M, full RPS Cert. Sass A2. Cat. €3000 £600.00 N/S
1180    M
AIR 1934 Rome - Mogadiscio flight set M, Sass A7/16. Cat. €150 (10) £30.00 £32.00
1181
 UM
EXPRESS 1940 L1.25 on 30b P.14 UM, signed Diena, Sass E8. Cat. €500 £100.00 N/S
1182
 UM
EXPRESS 1940 L1.25 on 30b P.14 UM, well centred & fine, Sass E8. Cat. €500 £100.00 N/S
1183
 M
PARCEL POST 1917-1919 set M, overprint type 1, Sass 1/9. Cat. €900 (9) £180.00 £190.00
1184
 M
PARCEL POST 1923 set overprinted 'Somalia' fine M, Sass 15/20. Cat. €900 (6) £180.00 £190.00
1185
 M
PARCEL POST 1923 set surcharged in Somali currency UM, Sass 21/29. Cat. €900 (9) £180.00 £180.00
1186
 M
PARCEL POST 1926 set overprinted 'Somalia Italiana' in red, Type III, fine M, Sass 30/42. Cat. €850 (13) £160.00 £190.00
1187
 M
PARCEL POST 1928-1941 L10 overprinted 'Somalia Italiana' in black, Type I M, Sass 64. Cat. €500 £100.00 N/S
1188
 M
PARCEL POST 1928-1941 L20 overprinted 'Somalia Italiana' type I in black UM, Sass 65. Cat. €1000 £200.00 N/S
1189
 M
POSTAGE DUE 1906 set fine M with RPS Certificates for the L1, L2 & l5. A very scarce & valuable set, Sass 1/11. Cat. €4400 (11) £900.00 £1050.00
1190
 M
POSTAGE DUE 1909 set with overprint at top fine M, Sass 12/22. Cat. €800 (11) £160.00 £165.00
1191
 M
POSTAGE DUE 1920 set overprinted at base fine M, a scarce issue, Sass 23/32. Cat. €1600 (10) £400.00 £410.00
1192
 UM
POSTAGE DUE 1926 Reversion to Italian currency set fine UM, Sass 41/51. Cat. €1000 (11) £200.00 £210.00
1193    M
POSTAGE DUE 1934 set fine M, Sass 52/64. Cat. €250 (13) £50.00 £42.00
1194    M
SEGNATASSE PER VAGLIA 1924 & 1926 Silver Republic & Italian currency set fine M, Sass 1/12. Cat. €280 (12) £60.00 £52.00
1195    M
PARCEL POST 1931 set, black overprint type II fine M, Sass 68/70. Cat. €200 (3) £40.00 £38.00
1196    M
1903-1934 selection of M issues on stock cards incl. King's Visit set to L10. Cat. €577 (53) £50.00 N/S
1197    Used
1903-1936 U selection on stock card with range of Elephant & Lion series incl. values 10 anna & L1 plus a few other issues. Cat. €1604 (53) £160.00 £110.00
1198    M
1922-1936 collection of fine M sets on stock leaves with 1923 propaganda Fide, March on Rome, 1925 Anno Santo, 1929 Montecassino, 1930 Agriculture Institute, 1935 L5 Pictorial, 1936 Airs & 1923-1927 Express complete. Cat. €1004 (150) £180.00 N/S
1199
 M
AIR OFFICIAL 1934 balance of Naples Fair set (50c - L2) overprinted 'Servizio Aereo Speciale' fine M (minor tone spots on 1st three values), signed 'Sanabia & Brava 1934'. Prepared but not issued, full RPS Cert. CEI €7500 (5) £1200.00 N/S
1200
 M
1934 King's Visit set M (odd short perf. & top value tiny tone spot at top), Sass 199/212. Cat. €400 (14) £80.00 £86.00
 
   
       
   
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