Lot 51299 – Italian States » Naples
THE FINEST KNOWN MULTIPLE OF THE “TRINACRIA”IL M
THE FINEST KNOWN MULTIPLE OF THE “TRINACRIA”
1860 1/2t Blue, the “Caspary” used pair with enormous margins showing part of neighboring stamp at right, and fresh intense colour. Left stamp shows marginal watermark ornaments. One of four known off cover, and the finest known multiple
A great rarity from the very peak of Italian and Classic philately, superb in all respects. Enzo Diena: “The unique perfect pair of the four known.” (Sass. € 265’000 for this pair)
Provenance: Alfred Caspary; exhibited at “Club de Monaco” and illustrated by Sassone (2010 p. 176: “questa è senz’altro la più bella”)
Expertise: Signed by A. Diena & Enzo Diena (cert. 1985)
|Estimate||60’000 – 80’000 EUR|
|Auction date||Thu 6 Dec 2018 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)|
Please note that we are still working on adding images for the lots. If the lot you are interested in does not have images available yet, we invite you to check again in a few days.
If by May 20th 2019 you still cannot find the images you are looking for, please send us a message. Important: don’t forget to mention the lot number(s).
Thank you for your understanding.