December 2018 Auction Series – 3/12/2018 – 7/12/2018

128 lots
Lot 51350
Italy
FIRST DAY OF USE1863-65 De La Rue 15c light blue, neatly tied by superb CIVITANOVA/1.DIC.63 first day cancel, on folded entire to Monte San Giusto, an…
Estimate: 2’000 EUR
Lot 51351
Italy
1863 15c blue, type II, large even margins, neatly tied by ‘S.ELPIDIO A MARE/31.DEC.63’ cds being the last day of usage, very fine and extremely rare,…
Estimate: 1’200 EUR
Lot 51352
Italy
1863 (15c) Black, Proof block of 25 showing effigie without text nor value, no gum, very fine and scarce, cert. Sorani
Estimate: 2’000 EUR
Lot 51353
Italy
1863 (Jan 7) Entire from Torino with mixed franking of Sardinai 5c imperf. (just clear margins) and Italy 1862 10c tied by cds, Genova arrival bs, fine
Estimate: 150 EUR
Lot 51354
Italy
1863 Postage Due 10c Orange, never hinged, very fine, cert. Carraro (Sass. €3’750)
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 51355
Italy
1863 15c Light blue, De La Rue printing, never hinged and very well centred, very fine & rare, cert. Sorani, Colla (Sass. €8’500)
Estimate: 750 EUR
Lot 51356
Italy
1863 30c Brown, De La Rue printing, never hinged and perfectly centered (Colla states “ottimamente centrato”), very fine & extremely rare in this quality,…
Estimate: 4’000 EUR
Lot 51357
Italy
1863 40C Rose-carmine, De La Rue printing, never hinged and perfectly centred (Colla states “eccezionale freschezza e centratura”), very fine & extremely…
Estimate: 2’400 EUR
Lot 51358
Italy
1863-65 Victor Emmanuel 5c Greenish-grey, Turin printing, fine unmounted mint with a few irregular perfs as per illustration, rarity in this condition,…
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 51359
Italy
1863-65 Victor Emmanuel II 10c buff, Turin printing, unmounted mint, very fine and rare in this condition, cert. Ceremuga, (Sass. €4’250)
Estimate: 700 EUR
Lot 51360
Italy
1863-65, 2L vermilion +10c ocher +40c red carmine + two 60c lilac, all Torino printing, tied by 13 numeral pmk on insured envelope to Livorno, GENOVA 21…
Estimate: 1’200 EUR
Lot 51361
Italy
1864 Exceptionnal reg’d cover to France franked at 3L30 with 2L +60c +40c +30c tied by Torino 20.12.64 cds, French Chargé cachet on reverse indicating…
Estimate: 1’500 EUR
Lot 51362
Italy
FIRST DAY OF USE1865 De La Rue 20c on 15c blue, neatly tied by ANCONA/1.GEN.65 first day cancel, on folded entire to Amendola, showing ASCOLI/2.GEN.65…
Estimate: 2’600 EUR
Lot 51363
Italy
1865 20c on 15c Blue, type II, mint, fairly good centering for this difficult stamp (Sass. € 6’000 for bad centering, € 16’000 for medium centering)
Estimate: 500 EUR
Lot 51364
Italy
1877 Publicity postal stationery number 8a bearing 1867 20C blue, Turin print, single, unused, very fine and extremely rare, cert. Sorani and Colla (Sass….
Estimate: 5’000 EUR
Lot 51365
Italy
1879 5c to 50c mint full og short set, all with very good centring, the 20c cert. Colla “eccezionalmente centrato” (Sass €5’000), very fine group, 20c…
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 51366
Italy
1884 Postage Due 50L green & 100L carmine red, mint both with SAGGIO ovpt, very fine
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 51367
Italy
1889 Large registered cover from Naples to St. Martin de Macon, paying the 2L75 registered rate, showing the extremely rare usage of the 1878-82 Umberto…
Estimate: 30’000 EUR
Lot 51368
Italy
1889 5c Dark Green mint block of six, with two stamps on the left with small paper adherence, remaining a block of four mint nh, stamp on the right with…
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 51369
Italy
1891-96, 20c Orange, corner marginal with plate number “3715” tied by SALZA IRPINA 19 APR 00 cds on envelope to Naples, arrival bs
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 51370
Italy
1901 Floreale 1c Brown, die proof on carton paper in issued colour, very fine and scarce, cert. Diena (1991)
Estimate: 500 EUR
Lot 51371
Italy
1901 Floreale 1c Grey, die proof on carton paper, very fine and scarce, cert. Diena (1991)
Estimate: 500 EUR
Lot 51372
Italy
1903 Postage Due 2L Blue and carmine with INVERTED VALUE, with used cancellation, very fine, rare (Sass. € 5’500)
Estimate: 500 EUR
Lot 51373
Italy
1906 Victoria Emanuele II 25c die proof in colour of the 15c grey-black, some tone spots, scarce
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 51374
Italy
1910 Portofino/Kulm Vignette with King Vitt. Em III 15c grey-black, cancelled by GENOVA/FERROVIA cds, very fine & scarce
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 51375
Italy
1916-18 WWI Italian Expeditionary Force to Egypt group incl. 1918 2m E.E.F. green and 1916 Italian 5c blue surch. 20c tied by favour with Italian Detachment…
Estimate: 150 EUR
Lot 51376
Italy
1917 (27 JUN) Naples-Palermo flight envelope franked by 25c on 40c violet BLOCK OF FOUR cancelled by POSTA AEREA 28 6 17 NAPOLI – SICILIA cds, UNIQUE block…
Estimate: 2’000 EUR
Lot 51377
Italy
1919 Picture postcard from Genova to Villavernia insufficiently franked with 1906 10c rose, postage du of 20 cents paid by a bisected 40c postage due,…
Estimate: 750 EUR
Lot 51378
Italy
1922 SPECIAL DELIVERY (ESPRESSO): 60C on 50C rose in vertical MNH strip of 8, very fine, Sassone no. 6, €1’400
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 51379
Italy
1924 POSTAGE FREE STAMPS (FRANCHIGIA): Envelope of ‘Cassa Nazionale d’assicurazione per gl’infortuni sul lavoro’ franked 50C violet bearing ‘LA MADDALENA…
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 51380
Italy
1926 ”Volo Transpolare”, the Amundsen – Nobile – Ellsworth perforated vignette in block of four with official cachet on reverse, mint nh, very fine
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 51381
Italy
1927 Alessandro Volta 60C Brown, horizontal pair, vertically imperforate and shifted horizontal perforation, together with 1L25 ultramarine tied by COMO…
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 51382
Italy
ARCTIC AIRMAILS1928 (10.6) Flight cover transported on board airplane, flown by pilots Umberto Maddalena and Stefano Cagna, sent from Sesto Calende to…
Estimate: 65’000 – 70’000 EUR
Lot 51383
Italy
1933 Zeppelin 12L Blue and orange, IMPERFORATE at right, never hinged single, very fine and rare, cert. Diena
Estimate: 1’500 EUR
Lot 51384
Italy
“I-MIGL” (Commander Captain Alessandro Miglia), set of two covers, the cover to Reykjavik carried on to Cartwright (July 12 arrival), very scarce thus,…
Estimate: 4’800 EUR
Lot 51385
Italy
1934 FOOTBALL WCS: Complete set of photographic silver bromide PROOFS already with original perforation tied to black carton, cert Sorani
Estimate: 2’500 EUR
Lot 51386
Italy
1934 FOOTBALL WCS: Ppc of Rom franked 25C green bearing roller pmk ROMA 11.6.34 to Kromeriz (Czechoslovakia), the card is written by a Czech on the day…
Estimate: 150 EUR
Lot 51387
Italy
1944 Socialist Republic GNR Propaganda, 25c green with plate number in margin plus 30c GNR in vertical pair with full stop missing after N in top example,…
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 51388
Italy
1944 20c Julius Ceaser with error of overprint, neat partial cds, a little discolouration on reverse, very fine and scarce, cert. Chiavarello (1970) (Sassone…
Estimate: 500 EUR
Lot 51389
Italy
1944 50L Violet with lilac overprint on philatelic cover along with 25c, 30c, 50c, 75c, 1L and Express 1L25 and 2L50 all tied by Castello / Firenze cds,…
Estimate: 1’000 EUR
Lot 51390
Italy
1944 50L Violet with carmine overprint, lower marginal single with neat Firenze CTO cds (still with original gum), tone spot in margin otherwise very fine…
Estimate: 700 EUR
Lot 51391
Italy
1945 Mazzini 2L carmine, 10L violet, 50L violet and Garibaldi 2.50L orange and 5L red, roofs all mounted on card, fine and scarce, signed A.Diena, cert….
Estimate: 1’500 EUR
Lot 51392
Italy
1945 Unissued 2,50L enlarged photographic essay, fine & unusual, cert. Sirotti (2004)
Estimate: 240 EUR
Lot 51393
Italy
1945-46 Definitives complete set 10C to 100L , MNH, very fine & fresh, Sassone € 1’200
Estimate: 180 EUR
Lot 51394
Italy
1945-48 ‘Democratica’ photographic proofs, eleven different individually mounted on perforated background, numbered and mounted on card, very fine
Estimate: 2’400 EUR
Lot 51395
Italy
1945-48 ‘Democratica’ photographic proof, 10 Lire enlarged and stamp size proof mounted on carton, very fine and rare
Estimate: 1’000 EUR
Lot 51396
Italy
1960 205L “Gronchi” rose underneath 205L grey on registered cover to Lima, arrival backstamp in Lima plus arrival stamp in Modena upon return, plus other…
Estimate: 500 EUR
Lot 51397
Italy
1961 205L Gronchi rosa with corrected stamp applied on top, together with 185L + 170L on reg’d airmail cover to Peru, arrival on reverse, very fine, scarce,…
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 51398
Italy
1961 205L Gronchi rosa with corrected stamp applied on top, on reg’d cover to Peru, arrival on reverse, very fine, scarce, cert. Colla
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 51399
Italy
1994 Stamp Day 600L polychrome, vertical never hinged pair with strongly displaced perforation towards the bottom leaving top example with “Stamp Day”…
Estimate: 500 EUR