2019 December Auctions – 9/12/2019 – 13/12/2019

24 lots
Lot 40697
Greece » Large Hermes Heads » 1862-67 2nd Athens print
PAPAL STATES COMBINATION COVER1865 Cover from Rome to Athens, franked with 8 baj. two pairs and single, 2 baj. single plus 20l added upon arrival, a very…
Estimate: 4’000 EUR
Lot 40940
Italian States » Papal States
1826 Disinfected letter from Roma to Barcelona, Spain, with straight-line “St Pontef”, “ROMA”, boxed “I.T.”, and tax “19” and “19 R” in red, disinfection…
Estimate: 150 EUR
Lot 40941
Italian States » Papal States
1852 2baj. Bluish grey tied by grill on folded cover from Rome (20 Nov. 66) to Spoleto, pair of Italian 1863 10c postage due applied on arrival, very fine,…
Estimate: 120 EUR
Lot 40942
Italian States » Papal States
1852 2baj. Bluish grey tied by grill on folded cover from Rome (2 FEB 67) to Narni, pair of Italian 1863 10c postage due applied on arrival, very fine,…
Estimate: 120 EUR
Lot 40943
Italian States » Papal States
1852 2baj. Bluish grey tied by extremely rare T.P. (Tassa Provvisoria) in circle of Rome, despatch cds ROMA 3 GIU 64 alongside, only one other such cover…
Estimate: 2’000 EUR
Lot 40944
Italian States » Papal States
REMARKABLE FRANKING OF ONE VALUE IN TWO COLOURS 1863 3b Leather Brown and 3b Greyish Chrome Yellow, highly constrasting colours, tied together to 1863…
Estimate: 2’400 EUR
Lot 40945
Italian States » Papal States
3b Orange Bistre tri-sected vertically plus 8b on white diagonal bisect, together making 5b letter rate, tied by grill to folded letter sent from Bologna…
Estimate: 3’200 EUR
Lot 40946
Italian States » Papal States
1864 4b on Yellow, outstanding used example showing all eight dividing lines at sides plus sheet margin at left, rare and superb, cert. E. Diena (1987)
Estimate: 500 EUR
Lot 40947
Italian States » Papal States
Bisect Usage as Original Franking 1858 4b on Yellow, DIAGONAL BISECT used as 2b value, an outstanding example showing dividing lines on two normal sides…
Estimate: 2’400 EUR
Lot 40948
Italian States » Papal States
ONLY KNOWN USE OF 5b DOUBLE IMPRESSION ON COVER 1852 5b Light Rose, sheet margin at right, DOUBLE IMPRESSION, tied by grill to complete folded letter…
Estimate: 8’000 EUR
Lot 40949
Italian States » Papal States
5b on Rose, postal forgery type II, showing large margins (most uncommon thus) tied to complete folded letter from Bologna (18 DEC. 55 cds) to Firenze…
Estimate: 2’000 EUR
Lot 40950
Italian States » Papal States
1859 Cover from Roma to Marseille with scarce cancellation “Civitavecchia Bastimento di Commercio”, Roma 31.05.59 cds, rated “10”, arrival 03.06 cds, very…
Estimate: 190 EUR
Lot 40951
Italian States » Papal States
1867 J. Delpierre essays of Pope Pius IX, group of six essays, each of size approx. 108x68mm in colours of lilac, slate, black, rose, green and lake, scarce,…
Estimate: 2’000 EUR
Lot 40952
Italian States » Papal States
1867 5c Blue-green, VERTICAL GUTTER PAIR, tied by grill on folded cover to Vetralla, ROMA 3 FEB 68 cds alongside, pair is touched at right, cover slightly…
Estimate: 1’000 EUR
Lot 40953
Italian States » Papal States
1867 20c Indian Red, horizontal INTERPANNEAU PAIR plus single used on insured cover from Palestrina (two cds dated 4 MAR. 68) sent to Rome (bs), rare use…
Estimate: 3’200 EUR
Lot 40954
Italian States » Papal States
1867 20c Indian Red, HORZONTAL GUTTER PAIR, and 10c orange vermilion single (slightly oxidised) tied by grills on folded cover to Avignon (France), ROMA…
Estimate: 1’500 EUR
Lot 40955
Italian States » Papal States
1867 40c on Yellow, lovely used example showing sheet bottom left corner margins and dividing lines on other sides, scarce showpiece, extremely fine, signed…
Estimate: 240 EUR
Lot 40956
Italian States » Papal States
1867 & 1868 Issues: Folded entire from Rome to Sydney, Australia, franked 1867 80c rose-lilac, GUTTER pair in combination with 1868 10c and 20c (cnr defect),…
Estimate: 2’600 EUR
Lot 40957
Italian States » Papal States
1868 5c Bright green, vertical strip of five showing the three middle example with variety “Missing stop after Cent”, tied by grills on folded cover to…
Estimate: 5’000 EUR
Lot 40958
Italian States » Papal States
MAJOR PLATE VARIETY1868 “2 Omitted” variety tied to cover for a circular sent locally within Rome (16 LUG. 69 cds at centre). Only a few known, as the…
Estimate: 6’000 EUR
Lot 40959
Italian States » Papal States
1868 10c Orange-vermilion tied by neat grill on double-rate folded local cover from VITERBO (21.10.70), latest recorded usage and only recorded double-rate…
Estimate: 500 EUR
Lot 40960
Italian States » Papal States
USED DURING ITALIAN PERIOD, 1868 20c on Violet used on cover from Civitavecchia (Lazio) on 26 September 1870 (cds) to Livorno (27 SET 70 bs), scarce usage,…
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 40961
Italian States » Papal States
1868 40c YELLOW, mint block of six, the real yellow shade and not the lemon-yellow, slight hinge trace at top, otherwise never hinged, second row shows…
Estimate: 1’500 EUR
Lot 40962
Italian States » Papal States
1852-1869, Small selection of 37 covers & 2 fronts franked with PAPAL STATES stamps, noted bisect 2b, 1852 6b +7b on 1853 cover to München with arrival,…
Estimate: 400 – 800 EUR