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Stamp auction - 10 March 2011 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 10 March 2011. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 138 - Italy
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
  • Italy - Italian States
994
Used (on letter or envelope)
LOMBARDY & VENETIA 1853 cover (front + back flap), franked 30c, tied 'PAVIA' cancel (Muller 4187), plus cover franked 30c tied 'ROVIGO' cancel (Muller 4218) £40 to 60 £40.00
995   Used (on letter or envelope)
1801-49 EL's with excellent range of S/L marks, many fine to view. (8) £50 to 60 N/S
996
Used (on letter or envelope)
19thC early group EL's with individual h/stamps between 1826-69, S/L marks, tax marks & rates - to view. (6) £30 to 40 £40.00
997
Used (on letter or envelope)
LOMBARDY & VENETIA 1853 EL with 10 centes & 5 centes, both four marginal, cancelled S/L Valdagno mark, addressed to Vicenza, reverse bears District '2' mark & Vicenza arrival. (1) £60 to 90 £60.00
998
Used on piece or front
SARDINIA 1861 piece franked 1c x3 + 2c newspaper stamps (Sass.19, 20), tied TPO Linea di Genova, Cat. 272€. (1) £50 to 65 £64.00
  • Italy
999    M
 Used
REMAINDERED lot of M & U in albums/stock book, on leaves & in packets, checking could repay. (100's) £60 to 85 N/S
1000
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. £100 to 125 N/S
1001    UM
 M
 Used
1862-2002 mainly U collection on copies of Minkus One Country album leaves in ring binder, begins with a few 'states' in very mixed condition but main strength in pre WW2 issues, not complete but incl. good sets & individual stamps. Noted 1863 to 2l U, useful 1870-78 incl. Postage Dues, Officials etc, 1910 Plebiscite pair M, 1912 Jubilee of Kingdom M, 1923 Fascist 2d Blackshirt Fund set M, 1924 Holy Year amongst many others. Solid coverage of post war material with some issues M or UM but mainly U. In need of re-mounting but a useful base for development, Inspection advised to appreciate scope of the collection. (many 100's + sheetlets & m/s) ST.Cat. £9000+ £600 to 800 £650.00
1002
 M
1865 20c on 15c dull blue Pl. III M, faint toning at top, signed by Diena, SG. 19. Cat. £1400 £140 to 180 N/S
1003
Used (on letter or envelope)
19th Century covers incl. (1870) Papal States three colour franking to UK (faults), 1899 card to Dublin with fine 'H & K PACKET' c.d.s. 1867 scarce PIROSCAFI-POSTALI/NAZIONALE, interesting variety of pre stamp E's etc. (15) £100 to 120 £80.00
1004
Used (on letter or envelope)
Postage Due covers incl. 1899 India PPC with 30c due, unusual triple dued forwarded cover ex USA with 5c, 20c & 50c Dues plus US & French dues, 1934 cover with fraction h.s. & 50c & 1L dues plus another with 'new style' 25c Dues (4). (4) £50 to 65 £56.00
1005
 M
1910 Plebiscite fresh fine M, SG.83/4. Cat. £465 £50 to 60 £54.00
1006
Used (on letter or envelope)
Covers circa 1910-40 incl. fine RP card of Zeppelin, good group of covers with different 'Express' stamps (9), postcards, registered & censored mail etc. (27) £120 to 140 £180.00
1007
Used (on letter or envelope)
PO's overseas incl. fine parcel card (1913) optd. 'LEVANTE' with added 'Salonico' stamps (2), fine chromo military PPC with Rhodes 5c & regimental cachet, 1912 5c card cancelled by hooded FPO c.d.s. in Tripoli, 1938 pair of special PPC's for a Tripoli-Brussels flight etc. (7) £100 to 120 £140.00
1008   Used (on letter or envelope)
1921 Publicity env. 25c optd 'BLP' SG.B114 unused affixed to an impressive illustrated advertising letter card. £35 to 50 £42.00
1009
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. £35 to 45 £64.00
1010   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. £25 to 30 £36.00
1011   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) £30 to 40 £54.00
1012
Used (on letter or envelope)
Covers circa 1940's-60's incl. unusual censored express item to Austria plus three other censored covers, post WWII express covers (5), airmail etc. (28) £100 to 120 £90.00
1013
 M
OCCUPATION OF CORFU 1941 100d blue green Postage Due, fine M, SG.D46 (signed Diena) Cat. £650 £80 to 100 £96.00
1014
 M
OCCUPATION OF CORFU 1941 Air 100d brown M, signed Diena, SG.32, usual brownish gum. Cat. £1200 £140 to 170 £160.00
1015    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) £500 to 600 £460.00
1016
 M
1949 Centenary 100L, fresh fine M, SG.726. Cat. £475 £40 to 50 N/S
1017   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. £25 to 30 £26.00
1018   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) £25 to 35 £25.00
  • Italy - Eritrea
1019    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) £140 to 180 £140.00
  • Italy - Italian Colonies General
1020    M
 Used
ITALIAN COLONIES & PO's ABROAD 1870's-1950's M & U collection on leaves. Fair coverage of most colonies & PO's though rather patchy in places. Useful Air stamps, Postage Dues & Parcel Post labels & many better stamps & sets noted. Highly catalogued & good base for expansion. (716) £250 to 300 £220.00
1021    Forgery
MISCELLANEOUS 1874-1936 accumulation of forgeries for Levant, China, Tripoli, Somalia etc. in an album. Useful reference material with named forgers e.g. Imperator, Fournier, Skerbi, Tesoro & Sperati. (141) £150 to 200 N/S
  • Italy - Italian PO's in China
1022
 M
1917 Peking 10c Leoni overprinted 'PECHINO/4 cents' fine M, Sass 2. Cat. €700 £120 to 140 £100.00
1023    M
1917 Peking 5c Leoni overprinted 'PECHINO/2 cents' M (short perf. at top), Sass 1. Cat. €350 £45 to 60 N/S
1024    M
1917 Peking 5c Leoni overprinted 'PECHINO/2 cents' fine M, Sass 1. Cat. €350 £45 to 60 £35.00
1025
 M
1917 Peking 15c Michetti overprinted 'PECHINO/6 cents' fine M, Sass 3. Cat. €1400 £230 to 280 £200.00
1026
 M
1917-1918 Peking set fine M, Sass 8/17. Cat. €700 (10) £120 to 150 £130.00
1027    UM
1917-1918 Peking Express 30c & 12c/30c UM, Sass E1/2. Cat. €225 (2) £30 to 40 £38.00
1028
 M
1917 Tientsin 5c Leoni overprinted 'TIENTSIN/2 cents' fine M, Sass 1. Cat. €600 £90 to 120 N/S
1029
 M
1917 Tientsin 10c Leoni overprinted 'TIENTSIN/4 cents' fine M, Sass 2. Cat. €1100 £90 to 220 £140.00
1030
 M
1917-1918 Tientsin set fine M, Sass 4/13. Cat. €700 (10) £140 to 175 £140.00
1031
 M
1918-1919 Tientsin issue to 40 cents/L1 fine M, Sass 15/22. Cat. €600 (8) £90 to 120 £90.00
1032    UM
 M
1917 Tientsin Express 30c M, 1918 '12 cents/30c' UM, Sass E1/2. Cat. €210 (2) £25 to 30 £32.00
  • Italy - Cyrenaica
1033    M
1934 Rome - Mogadiscio flight set, fine M, SG.126/135. Cat. £110 £25 to 30 £34.00
  • Italy - Somalia
1034    M
1934 Rome - Mogadishu flight set, fine M, SG.199/208. Cat. £130 £25 to 35 £36.00
 
   
       
   
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