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This auction took place on 5 December 2013. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 146 - Italy
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
  • Italy
876
 UM
 Block of four
1862-97 UM range of blocks of four or larger comprising 1862 2c & another in darker shade blocks-4 Sass 10, 1863 15c block of 8 + irregular block of 11 Sass 19, 1863 1c block of 15 (2) + block of 4, 1889 IL marginal 9 Sass 48, 1889 60c block of 12 (some minor creasing) Sass 47, 1891-97 25c four different positional marginal blocks of 4 Sass 62, 45c reseda-green block of 4 Sass 63, 1896-97 1c block of 4 + marginal block of 9 & 6 Sass 65 & 5c green corner marginal blockof 9 Sass 67. Also Postage Dues 1870 1c & 2c blocks of 4 Sass 3/4 & 1890-94 5c, 10c, 30c, 40c, 50c 7 1L in blocks of 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€ £450 to 600 N/S
877    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
878
 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
879
 M
1870 Postage Due L1 brown & pale blue fresh M, signed Diena, Sass 11. Cat. 3500 (SG. D32 £6500) £500 to 700 N/S
880
 Unused
1889 45c dull green part o.g. some paper adhesion on gum & off centre with usual mixed perfs, fresh colour, SG.40, Cat. £2500 £80 to 120 N/S
881
 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. £2750 £250 to 300 N/S
882    Air Mail
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
883
 UM
1933 Air Atlantic Crossing triptych pair 'I-ROVI' UM, gum toned. (Sass.51R/52R) 700€ £70 to 100 £72.00
884
 UM
 M
1933 Air Atlantic Crossing triptych pair 'I-BORG' 1 single central stamp hinged o/w UM, the L19,75 shows the 'quiff' variety. (Sass.51Da/52D) £200 to 250 N/S
885
 UM
1944 Parcel Post set overprinted 'Rep. Soc. Italiana' UM, L2 & L10 signed Diena, L4 is lightly mounted, Sass 36/47, Cat. 2850€, SG.P77/P88, scarce set. (12) £350 to 450 N/S
886    M
1945 unissued local overprinted issue for IV Centenary of the Council of Trento on Democratica to L5 & Airs to L10 fine M. Stated to be rare. (15) £120 to 160 N/S
887    M
1945-48 Democratica set M on stock leaves, some duplication, Sass 543/565. Cat. 550€ (41) £60 to 80 N/S
888
 UM
1945-48 L100 'Democratica' UM (tone spot left margin), P.14 carminio scuro, RPS Cert. 2008, Sass 565, SG.669, Cat. £550. (1) £80 to 100 N/S
889
 UM
1945-48 L100 'Democratica' P.14 x 13¼ UM (gum toned), RPS Cert. 2008, Sass 565/I, SG.669 variety, Cat. £550. (1) £80 to 120 N/S
890
 UM
1946 L100 carmine 'Work, Justice & Family' UM, SG.669. (1) Cat. £550 £80 to 100 N/S
891
 M
PARCEL POST 1946-51 L300 deep claret, Wmk Winged Wheel fine M, centred low to right, Sass 79, SG.P700, Cat. £3000. £150 to 200 N/S
  • Italy - Locals
892
Used on piece or front
AEGEAN Rhodes - German Occupation 1944 Christmas stamp horizontal pair, Types I & II, tied to a small piece by fine c.d.s, Sass 9c. Cat. 1250€ £120 to 150 £100.00
893
 M
ALESSANDRIA 1944 overprinted set, fine M (small thin at base of 50c & not counted in valuation), all signed Dr. Ferdinand Wallner of Vienna, Sass 1/6. (6) Cat. 3340€ £350 to 450 £370.00
894    M
 Used
TERAMO 1944 Air set, fine M, another set VFU, Sass 12/15. (8) Cat. 382€ £40 to 50 £50.00
  • Italy - Italian Social Republic
895    UM
1944 War propaganda 'GNR' overprint set, Brescia printing, signed Fierchi, Sass 13/1-24/1. Cat. 425€ £50 to 70 N/S
896
 M
1944 20c Imperiale overprinted 'Republica Sociale Italiana' error M, RPS Cert (2008), Sass 495/A. Cat. 400€ (1) £50 to 60 £50.00
897
 M
1944 Air Imperiale series to L10 (no L2) overprinted 'GNR' fine M, Verona printing, Sass A117/121 & 123/124. Cat. 1418€ (7) £150 to 200 N/S
898    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 'Repubblica Sociale Italiana' overprints incl. double & inverted UM, Sass 21/2, 21a, 21a,c & 22a. Cat. 126€ (13) £40 to 50 N/S
899
 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) £200 to 250 £230.00
900    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€ £300 to 450 N/S
901
 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€ £300 to 350 N/S
902
 M
1944 Air L2 overprinted 'GNR' fine M, the scarce Brescia printing, Sass A122/1. Cat. 3500€ £350 to 400 N/S
903
 M
1944 'GNR' overprint on Imperiale series complete to L10 M. Verona printing L10 signed Oliva, very fine, Sass 470/486. Cat. 800€ (15) £100 to 120 N/S
904
 M
1944 L2 Air Express overprinted 'GNR' fine M, the scarce Brescia printing, Sass 125/1. Cat. 3500€ (1) £350 to 400 N/S
905
 Forgery
1944 M duplicated selection of overprint set on leaves which contains some minor varieties, VF, Sass. 491/495. Also 1944 War Propaganda set of 12 on local San Remo Express cover with forged 'GNR' overprints (24 + cover), RHODES - 1932 20th Anniversary Occupation forged used L5, L10 & L25 values on written up sheet, also counterfeit varieties of lower values. Useful reference material. £50 to 80 N/S
906    UM
1944 Postage Dues issues of 1934 overprinted set UM, Sass 60/71 (SG.D89/101) Cat. 700€ (13) £60 to 80 N/S
907
 Essay
1944 sheet bearing fine 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€ £80 to 100 N/S
  • Italy - Dodecanese Is
908
 Used
TRIPOLITANIA 1925-26 Jubilee P.11 1L 25c blue U, SG.24b. Rare stamp. Cat. £1700 £180 to 250 £160.00
909    UM
 M
SOMALIA (A.F.I.S & Republic) 1950-91 M collection incl. much UM in album, either in sets or M/Sheets, mostly fine to very fine. Lot also contains nine earlier useful covers. ST Cat. 2770€ (several 100) £350 to 450 N/S
910
 Used
RHODES 1932 L25 20th Anniversary of Occupation FU, Sass 74. Cat. 1500€ (SG. £1300) (1) £200 to 250 £160.00
  • Italy - Eritrea
911
 M
1893 Umberto I set, fine M, the L5 is marginal non-hinged mint, Sass.1-11, 2170€. (11) £250 to 300 N/S
912
 M
1903 Postage Dues set complete to L5, M except 10c unused & not counted, Sass.1-10, 600€ £70 to 90 N/S
913    Used
1903 Postage Dues set complete to L1 U (odd short perf), Sass.1-8. 460€ £45 to 60 N/S
914
 M
1903-28 VEIII 'floreale' series complete fine M, incl. later additions & ovpt variations, vals to L10, Sass.1673€. (22) £200 to 250 N/S
915
 M
1916 Parcel Post L3, fine M, RPS Cert. 2008, Sass.7, 1000€. (1) £120 to 150 N/S
916
 M
 Unused
1924 Manzoni archive proofs. Imperf 15c & 50c M, remainder unused Li & L5 signed Fiecchi, fine scarce, Sass.P71-76, 1500€. (6) £200 to 250 £150.00
917
 M
1924 Manzoni set fine M, the L5 is a corner marginal example, Sass 71/6. Cat. 500€ (SG. 750) (6) £100 to 125 £75.00
918
 M
1924 Segnatasse Per Vaglia set, M, Sass.1-6. 400€ £50 to 60 £50.00
  • Italy - Italian PO's in Turkish Empire
919

GENERAL ISSUES 1874 60c KVEII imperf. proof UM, signed Diena. Very fine, Sass P8. Cat. 450€ £50 to 65 £50.00
920
 M

GENERAL ISSUES 1881-83 Umberto I 'Estero' set fine M, also 50c & L2 imperf. proofs, Sass 12/17 & P.16/17. Cat. 655€ (8) £65 to 80 £65.00
921
 M
CONSTANTINOPLE 1908 '2 piastre' on 50c Michetti fine M, Sass 5. Cat. 3000€ £300 to 400 N/S
922
 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€ £50 to 70 N/S
923

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€ £300 to 350 £300.00
924
 Used
GENERAL ISSUES 1874 5c KVEII overprinted 'Estero' U, variety - bottom right corner unmodified, signed Emilio Diena, Sass 3b. Cat. 2750€ £300 to 400 N/S
925
 M
CONSTANTINOPLE 1908 2nd issue '2 piastre' on 50c Michetti M, variety '20. instead of '2 piastre', Sass 12k. Cat. 2500€ £250 to 300 N/S
926
 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€ £80 to 120 N/S
927    M
CONSTANTINOPLE 1921 5th local issue 1 piastre - 10 piastre set fine M (2pi pulled perf. at top), Sass 28/32. Cat. 500€ (5) £50 to 70 N/S
928
 M
CONSTANTINOPLE 1922 6th & 7th local issue - single & set fine M (90pi - crease), Sass 46 & 57. Cat. 1102€ (12) £100 to 140 N/S
929    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) £50 to 70 £50.00
  • Italy - Libya
930    M
1909-15 Tripoli Di Barberia set complete + Express pair with shades fine M (15c & 40c unused), Sass 1/12 & E1/2. Cat. 525€ £50 to 60 N/S
931
 M
1912-18 Defin set complete to L10 + additional 45c & 60c values M (some tone spots are present), Sass 1/12 & 18/19. Cat. 765€ (14) £80 to 100 N/S
932
Used on piece or front
1921 15c & 25c variety Inverted centres, tied to small piece by part Bengazi date stamp, Sass 25c & 26c. Cat. 360€ (2) £50 to 60 £40.00
933
 UM
1921 15c brown & orange 'Goddess of Plenty' showing spectacular INVERTED CENTRE, UM but gum toned. Vachet Cert. copy when in a block of 15, SG.26Aa. (1) £80 to 100 N/S
934    M
1921 15c Diana P.13½ x 14, 14 x 13¼ & 13¾ M, Sass 25/25a. Cat. 400€ (3) £50 to 60 N/S
935
 M
1924 40c & 2L Sibilla, variety Imperforate, both fine M, Sass 41b & 43b, Cat. 780€ £80 to 120 £80.00
  • Italy - Somalia
936
 M
1905 10anna Lion surcharged 'Centesimi 40' fine M, Sass 9. Cat. 1250€ £130 to 160 £120.00
937
 UM
1927 L5 Pro Milizia UM bearing trial ovpt. Unissued, signed Diena, full RPS Cert, Sass 108A. Cat. 2000€ £200 to 300 £320.00
938
 UM
 M
PARCEL POST 1928-41 L10 fine M & L20 UM overprinted 'Somalia Italiana' Type 1 in black, Sass 64/5. (2) Cat. 1500€ £150 to 200 N/S
939
 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) £800 to 1200 N/S
940
 UM
 Block of four
1935-38 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€ £100 to 120 £160.00
 
   
       
   
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