Lot 60072 – Italian States » Naples

THE FINEST KNOWN MULTIPLE OF THE “TRINACRIA”

THE FINEST KNOWN MULTIPLE OF THE “TRINACRIA”

1860 Trinacria 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)

Sassone 15

1860 1/2t azzurro, “Trinacria,” coppia proveniente dalla famosa collezione “Caspary” con margini immensi mostranti parte del francobollo vicino a destra, e di colore fresco. Il primo esemplare mostra filigrana di margine sinistro. Una grande rarità della filatelia Italiana e classica, qualità superba sotto ogni punto di vista Enzo Diena = “E’l’unica coppia perfetta delle quattro conosciute.” (Sass. € 265’000 per questa coppia)
Estimate 60’000 – 80’000 EUR
Auction date Thu 6 Jun 2019 at 18:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
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