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Stamp auction - 8 March 2012 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 8 March 2012. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 141 - Italy
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1241   Used (on letter or envelope)
Vatican State covers incl. 1864-65 trio with 2baj (different shades), 1862 5baj cover to Naples & 1870 10c item plus 6 more recent, also San Marino (7) incl. air-letter group. (17) £50 to 65 £68.00
1242   Used (on letter or envelope)
Postal stationery, used/unused incl. 19th century types (1894 St. Anthony & other illustrated items noted), useful middle period plus a few colonial opts noted incl. parcel cards. (26) £40 to 50 £52.00
  • Italy
1243   Used (on letter or envelope)
PAPAL STATES 1852-70 Very prettily written-up collection of stamps & fronts covering all three issues & with values up to 1 scudo housed in fine Oriel album, incl. fakes & many of the higher value fronts have additions, tied by fake cancels. However some useful material may be found here & there. Viewing strongly recommended. (188 stamps, 40 fronts) £450 to 600 £560.00
1244   Used (on letter or envelope)
Stampless Mail 1777-1858 with wide range of town marks & rates incl. Napoleonic (2) & Austrian occupations, mainly fine strikes with range of transit marks, also two items with stamps of Naples & Parma. (29) £80 to 100 £80.00
1245   Used (on letter or envelope)
19th Century stamped mail from circa 1860, inland & foreign destinations with variety of frankings & cancellations. Attractive group. (12) £40 to 50 £40.00
1246    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€ £500 to 600 N/S
1247    M
 Used
1863-1970 collection of M & U housed in KA/BE printed album, over 1500 stamps, general ranges of full & part sets. ST.Cat. £5500 £400 to 600 N/S
1248   Used (on letter or envelope)
Military Mail circa 1890-1940's incl. items to & from Italian Forces, unit cachets, censored mail, WWII cover from submarine base at Tarranto & Colonial troops etc. (20) £50 to 65 £54.00
1249   Used (on letter or envelope)
20th Century covers etc. to circa 1950 incl. (1917) experimental air cover, good variety of middle period frankings incl. insured, airmail & postcard rates etc. Also a couple of Colonial items. (34) £50 to 65 £64.00
1250
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. £55 to 65 N/S
1251   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 £25 to 35 N/S
1252
Used (on letter or envelope)
WWII Axis propaganda card showing an Italian & German planting a flag - scarce card. (1) £25 to 35 N/S
1253   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. £25 to 35 N/S
1254   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. £30 to 40 N/S
  • Italy - Locals
1255    M
 Used
POLISH CORPS 1946 Charity set in marginal blocks of four + single M, plus odd extra M or FU, Sass 18/26. (52) Cat. €100 £15 to 20 £15.00
  • Italy - Tripolitania
1256
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 £350 to 400 £350.00
  • Italy - Somalia
1257    M
1903-1934 selection of M issues on stock cards incl. King's Visit set to L10. Cat. €577 (53) £40 to 50 £46.00
 
   
       
   
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