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Stamp auction - 27 March 2014 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 27 March 2014. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 147 - Italy
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
  • Italy
778
 Used
1863-1996 substantial & valuable good to VFU collection neatly presented in two Merton albums, highlights incl. 1863 vals to 2l (2), 1875 Postage Dues to 5l claret, 1890 Postage Due Surch set of three, 1884 Parcel Post set, 1889 Umberto to 5l (fault), 1891-97 Umberto vals to 5l, 1915 National Plebiscite set, 1911 Jubilee set, 1922 Re-erection of St. Mark set, 1921 Union set, 1921 Dante set, 1921 Victory set, 1922 Mazzini set, 1923 Tercentenary of Congregation 'De Propaganda Fide' set, 1923 Fascist March set, 1923 Black Shirt Fund set, 1924 Pneumatic Post 35c on 40c, 40c on 30c, 1924 Holy Year set, 1926 Airs set (excl. 1l), 1926 National Defence Fund set, 1928 National Defence 5l + 2l, 1928 400th Anniv of Emananuel Filiberto set, 1929 Monte-Cassino set, 1930 Postage & Air sets, 1931 St. Anthony set, 1932 Postage & Air sets, 1932 50th Anniv Garibaldi's Death Postage & Air sets, 1932 Fascist March set, 1933 Air Express set, 1933 Zeppelins 3l, 12l, 20l, 1933 Holy Year & Air sets, 1934 Air set, 1934 World Cup Football set + Air set, 1934 Military Medal Cent set (less 20c), Air set & Air Express set, 1934 10l Air, 1935 Bellini set + Air set, 1936 Bimillenary of Horace + Air set, 1937 Famous Italians set, 1938 2nd Anniv Proclamation of Italian Empire set + Air set, 1949 Cent of Roman Republic 100l, 1950 Radio Conf set, 1951 Gymnastic set etc, then a comprehensive run through to 1996. A super lot offered completely intact containing most of the better sets and condition is generally fine throughout. Cat. £25,000. £1750 to 2500 £2600.00
779
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1917 Experimental Flight Torino-Roma 25c Express stamp opt (SG.102) on flown illustrated card with special cancel. (1) £25 to 35 £26.00
780
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1926 Air Palermo-Naples 1st flight - covers (2) to Naples & Basle franked L1,90 & 60c, respectively cancelled 'Post Aerea Palermo' d/stamp (N.60) 280€ £40 to 60 £40.00
781
Used (on letter or envelope)
WWII Axis propaganda, two cards depicting The German General 'Von Runstedt,' both unused. (2) £45 to 60 £45.00
782
Used (on letter or envelope)
WWII period 1942-45 Italian P.O.W mail from camps in the Middle East, many from Egypt + some from Palestine, East Africa incl. Nairobi letter sheets with many cachets, Italian arrival markings, censor marks & re-seals, various camp No's, cachets incl. boxed 'P/W Middle East' + No's Interesting lot worth further research. (66) £75 to 100 £45.00
783
Used (on letter or envelope)
Ditto as above, a similar lot. (59) £75 to 100 £78.00
  • Italy - Trieste
784
 Used
1945-50 Zone A good to VFU collection on leaves incl. 1947 set except for 25c & 50c vals, 1947 Air 10l-50l, 1948 Centenary of Revolution set less 20l, 1949 European Recovery Plan set, 1949 optd set of 12, 1949 Air set, Zone B, 1945 Animal defin set of 12 etc. (15) Cat. £400+ £40 to 60 £60.00
  • Italy - Eritrea
785
 Used
1893-1936 good to VFU collection, highlights incl. 1893 Italian stamps optd vals to 60c, 1903 optd 1c to 5l set incl. extra 1c brown with INVERTED OVERPRINT, 1905 Postage Due set, 1909 Express Letter 30c, 1916 Red Cross set, 1922 Somalia optd set, 1924 Somalia optd set, 1931 St. Anthony of Padua set, 1933 Pictorial Defin set, 1936 Pictorial Defin set etc. A useful lot, generally fine throughout. (128) Cat. £2400+ £200 to 300 £210.00
786
 M
 Used
1916-36 M & U range on stock leaves incl. 1916-24 Parcel Post 5c brown M pair, 10c blue FU single only, later to 1936 mixed condition. (81) ST.Cat. £600+ £50 to 70 £64.00
  • Italy - Italian Colonies General
787
 Used
VARIOUS good to VFU ranges on leaves from Austrian Territories acquired by Italy (9), Venezia Giulia & Istria (8), Ethiopia (7), Italian E. Africa (34), Italian Cols General issues (13) ST.Cat. £310 £30 to 50 £40.00
788
 Used
OCCUPATION OF ITALIAN COLONIES ERITREA 1950 BA set to 10s & 1951 10s etc. SOMALIA 1943 EAF set, 1948 set to 5s & 1950 to 5s, TRIPOLITANIA 1948 set to 240L, 1950 to 240L, 1951 to 240L, Dues 1948 & 1950 sets comoplete, all VFU. Cat. £1751 (93) £350 to 400 £410.00
  • Italy - Italian PO's in Turkish Empire
789
 Used
1874-1909 good to VFU range on leaves, highlights incl. general issues 1874 60c, 2l scarlet, also incl. Albania 1907 80pa on 50c mauve, Constantinople 1908 (June) 2pi on 50c mauve, Janina 1909 vals to 2pi on 50c mauve, Jerusalem 1pi on 25c blue, Salonica 1pi on 25c blue, Scutari 1909 vals to 2pi on 50c mauve, Smyrna vals to 2pi on 50c mauve, Valona 1909 vals to 2pi on 50c mauve, 1916 20c on 30c on 15c slate etc. (44) Cat. £1800 £150 to 200 £150.00
  • Italy - Libya
790
 Used
1909-41 good to VFU collection on leaves incl. 1909 1l defin, 1924 Libyan Sibl set, 1941 Axis Postage set etc. (61) Cat. £440+ £40 to 60 £52.00
791
 Used
LIBYA - TRIPOLITANIA 1925-32 good to VFU collection on leaves, highlights incl. 1925 1l25 blue P.11 (tiny nick at base), 1929 Third Tripoli Trade Fair set, 1931 Air set, 1931 St. Anthony set, 1932 Sixth Tripoli Trade Fair + Airs set, 1934 Air set. Cat. £2200 (excl. the 1925 1l25 P.11 - Cat. £2250) £250 to 350 £250.00
792
 Used
LIBYA - CYRENAICA 1926-34 good to VFU range on leaves incl. several premium sets, 1932 Air set, 1933 Zeppelin Air set, 1933 Air Balbo set, 1934 Air set. (30) Cat. £2200 £300 to 400 £340.00
  • Italy - Somalia
793
 Used
1906-58 good to VFU collection on leaves incl. 1923 Propaganda Fide set, 1934 (17th Oct) Air set, 1950 Air set etc. (97) Cat. £1000+ £100 to 150 £125.00
 
   
       
   
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