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

116 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 40903
Italian States » Lombardy Venetia
1850-57 5c Lemon Yellow, scarce shade of the first printing, neat 2-line partial ds, ample to large margins, very fine, cert. Colla (2000) also signed…
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 40904
Italian States » Lombardy Venetia
1850-57 10c Black, very scarce variety showing complete offset on reverse, full original gum, a gem showpiece, cert. Colla (2000) and signed by A. & E….
Estimate: 800 EUR
Lot 40905
Italian States » Lombardy Venetia
1850-57 15c Vermilion Red, type I, ample margins and very fresh, vibrant colour, full original gum, very fine, signed A. & E. Diena plus cert. Colla (Sass….
Estimate: 700 EUR
Lot 40906
Italian States » Lombardy Venetia
1850 45c blue, type II, hand-made paper, block of four plus single (overlapping) tied by “Crema 7/7” cancels on large piece, additionally franked on…
Estimate: 8’000 EUR
Lot 40907
Italian States » Lombardy Venetia
1850-57 30c Brown, type II on machine paper, adequate to large margins, full original gum (with typical horiz. gum bend), fine and rare, signed A. Diena…
Estimate: 1’200 EUR
Lot 40908
Italian States » Lombardy Venetia
1854 Fiscal 30c Green and Black re-used with PERAROLO 2/6 (1856) cds on folded cover to Venice, fine example of postal fraud, cert. Sorani
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 40909
Italian States » Lombardy Venetia
1857 15s Blue, type II, a marvellous fresh example with large part original gum, very fine, signed Köhler, Ghiglione & Colla (cert. 2000) (Sass. 32, €…
Estimate: 1’000 EUR
Lot 40910
Italian States » Lombardy Venetia
1858-59 Newspaper tax 2kr Vermilion, type II, fresh example with original gum and even margins all around, very fine, signed Colla (Sass. €1’750)
Estimate: 150 EUR
Lot 40911
Italian States » Lombardy Venetia
1859 15s Blue type II tied by Peschiera triple circle ds on 1863 Wrapper from Peschiera to Austria, Cienna arrival bs, fine, cert. E. Diena (2017) (Sass….
Estimate: 50 EUR
Lot 40912
Italian States » Lombardy Venetia
1861-62 5s Red, extremely fresh mint example with full original gum, fine, signed G. Bolaffi, A. Diena and G. Colla (cert. 2000) (Sass. €11’000)
Estimate: 1’000 EUR
Lot 40913
Italian States » Lombardy Venetia
POSTAL STATIONERY: 1861 Issue, mint small format entires of the better 20s, 25s, 30s and 35s values, quite scarce, few faint age spots, very fine, signed…
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 40914
Italian States » Lombardy Venetia
1797-1805, Collection incl. 47 covers from VENICE during French occupation from 12/05/1797 to 17/10/1797, plus 78 covers sent during the Austrian occupation…
Estimate: 600 – 1’200 EUR
Lot 40915
Italian States » Modena
1852 5c Green with variety “lying E” of CENT, large margins all around, centrally cancelled by double circle cds of Reggio, superb and rare, ex Burrus,…
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 40916
Italian States » Modena
1852 10c on Pale Rose (Sass. 2) plus 5c major plate variety (Sass. 8b): raised period after “5” (punto in alto dopo il “5”), each with large margins showing…
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 40917
Italian States » Modena
1857 10c on Rose (period after value), four large even margins, tied by 6-bar cancel to folded letter from Pievepelago (boxed hs) via Modena (blue hooded…
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 40918
Italian States » Modena
1852 10c on Rose (period after value), variety showing raised period after value (pos. 112 of 240), a very fresh example with full original gum, four huge…
Estimate: 240 EUR
Lot 40919
Italian States » Modena
Rare Franking with 40c Pair With & Without Period1852 5c on Green pair plus 1854 40c on Dark Blue marginal pair, ONE WITHOUT PERIOD (pos. 221-222), tied…
Estimate: 4’000 EUR
Lot 40920
Italian States » Modena
Sardinia used in Modena: Sardinia 20c Dark Blue, huge margins at each side, tied by double-circle Modena cds (3 MARZ. 60) to envelope to Genova with “Da…
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 40921
Italian States » Naples
1858 1gr Pale Red, plate I, rare used block of four with two boxed cancels, well margined and very fine showpiece signed Vaccari & E. Diena (cert. 1979)…
Estimate: 1’500 EUR
Lot 40922
Italian States » Naples
1859 1gr Carmine, plate II, vert. strip of four with immense margins all around and unframed linear “ASSICURATA” cancels (uncommon use from a town other…
Estimate: 12’000 – 16’000 EUR
Lot 40923
Italian States » Naples
1858 5gr Rose Carmine, plate II, horizontal pair with marginal line of plate at top and showing marginal ornaments of watermark, on cover from Napoli (22…
Estimate: 1’200 EUR
Lot 40924
Italian States » Naples
1859 10gr Bright Carmine, plate II + 1gr Dark Carmine, plate II, each with ample to large margins, tied together by boxed “Annullato” hs, on ship mail…
Estimate: 1’500 EUR
Lot 40925
Italian States » Naples
1858 10g Rose-Carmine unused and 50gr used, the 10gr with large to very large margins, small thin, a couple of minor wrinkles, fine appearance, cert. Parise…
Estimate: 500 EUR
Lot 40926
Italian States » Naples
THE FINEST KNOWN MULTIPLE OF THE “TRINACRIA” 1860 Trinacria 1/2t Blue, the “Caspary” used pair with enormous margins showing part of neighboring stamp…
Estimate: 50’000 EUR
Lot 40927
Italian States » Naples
1860 Trinacria 1/2t Blue, full margins on all sides, tied to lottery circular (to be held in Jan. 1861) from Napoli (trace of address label under part…
Estimate: 5’000 EUR
Lot 40928
Italian States » Naples
1860 Savoy Cross 1/2t Blue, unused, large margins, vibrant colour and very fine, signed Brun (Sass. € 37’500+)
Estimate: 3’600 EUR
Lot 40929
Italian States » Naples
1860 Savoy Cross 1/2t Blue, fresh and with very large margins, tied to circular sent from Naples (red 13 DIC. 1860 cds on reverse), addressed to Soveria…
Estimate: 7’000 EUR
Lot 40930
Italian States » Naples
1861 1/2gr Bistre Brown, nearly the full brown colour, as rare single franking tied by Napoli cds (22 AGO 62) to complete printed circular to Cesena (bs…
Estimate: 950 EUR
Lot 40931
Italian States » Naples
1861 1gr Black, strip of 5 plus single tied by Monteleone cds (22 AGO 1861) to folded letter to Napoli, good to huge margins (esp. the single), magnificent…
Estimate: 3’000 EUR
Lot 40932
Italian States » Naples
1861 2gr Light Blue, tied to cover by light legible strike of scarce “ribbon” (type 33; Sass. rated “R1” = €13’500) of Pizzo (Calabria) with red cds (10…
Estimate: 2’400 EUR
Lot 40933
Italian States » Naples
UNDATED DATESTAMP – ONE OF TWO KNOWN 1861 2gr Blue on cover from Napoli to Popoli (Pescara), showing red “Partenza da Napoli” completely without dateslugs…
Estimate: 2’400 EUR
Lot 40934
Italian States » Naples
1861 2gr Bright Ultramarine Blue, large even margins, tied by Lecce cds (6 APR. 1862) to cover to Brindisi, scarce shade in high quality, extremely fine,…
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 40935
Italian States » Naples
ITALIAN STATES – NEAPOLITAN PROVINCES – Rare Use of Bourbonic Cancel 1861 2gr Light Blue (Sass. 20) tied to folded letter from Venafro by rare Bourbonic…
Estimate: 1’900 EUR
Lot 40936
Italian States » Naples
1861 20gr Orange Yellow, mint block of 4 with top right stamp showing embossed head shifted strongly downward, full o.g. and quite fresh, top left stamp…
Estimate: 220 EUR
Lot 40937
Italian States » Naples
POSTAL FORGERY of the 20gr rose brown on 1861 (2.2) folded insured valuable entire from Naples to Paris, further franked with normal 50gr rose carmine,…
Estimate: 10’000 EUR
Lot 40938
Italian States » Naples
POSTAL FORGERY of the 20gr carmine, used with two examples of the 2gr (plate I) on cover from Naples (15 OTT. 1860) to Pireaus, GREECE (bs 6 OKT.), endorsed…
Estimate: 1’200 EUR
Lot 40939
Italian States » Naples
1861-62 POSTAL FORGERY 10gr. Orange tied by neat NAPOLI 26 NOV 61 cds on folded cover to Lyon/France, French entry-cds alongside, arrival bs LYON 30 NOV…
Estimate: 500 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