L E V A N T  -  CONSTANTINOPLE

1

1851 EL to Livorno bearing “Constantinople * Turquie” cds of the French Post Office.

10

2

**

1908 2nd Local Issue 30 para on 15c. Michetti unmtd mint block of four. Very fine.   Sass. 10   €2800    

200

3

*

1909-1911  20 para on L5 floreale mounted mint.   Sass. 26  €90

10

4

1910 Env. to Germany frkd ‘1 piastre’ on 25c. Michetti canc. single ring “Costantinopoli III * Poste Italiane” date stamp.

25

5

1911 Env. to Switzerland frkd ‘1 piastre’ on 25c. (Sass. 23) tied very fine “Costantinopoli (Stambul) * Poste Italiane” cds.

25

6

1915 ppc to UK frkd pair ’10 para’ on 5c. Leone canc. very fine single ring (25mm) “Costantinopoli 1 * 20.9.15” cds. End of  first period when office closed in October on Ottoman Empire entering WWI.

30

7

1919 Reg. env. to Genova frkd Italy 50c. Michetti canc. P.M. 15 cds. Brindisi transit cds on reverse.

20

8

1920 ppc to Germany frkd Italy 10c. Leone canc. P.M. 15 cds.

15

9

*

1921 5th Local Issue set mounted mint.  Sass. 28-32  €900

80

Levant   -  Smirne

10

1907 ppc of the port to Sarzana from Italian battleship before Italian P.O. established.  Franked 5c. arms tied by R. NAVE “REGINA MARGHERITA” cds.

20

11

1909 Reg. env. to Paris frkd two ‘1 piastre’ on 25c. Michetti canc. squared circle “Smirne (Uff. Postale Italiano) date stamp.  Reverse also bears “Costantinopoli (Galata)” transit cds.

50

12

1912 Reg. env. to Smirne frkd three 25c. canc. Roma cds.  On reverse arrival cds of Austrian Post Office.

25

C O L O N I E S

13

Aegean – Rhodes: 1912 (26 Sep) Unfrkd ppc to Rome datelined “Isola di Rodi” bearing “P.M.  6A Divisione” cds – sent just a few days after the battle against the Turks.

25

14

*

Karki: 1912 15c. Michetti mounted mint.  Sass. 4  €80

8

15

*

Libia:  1912-1915  L10 floreale mounted mint.  Sass. 12  €60

5

16

o

Libia:  1915 Red Cross set fine used.  Sass. 13-16  €150

10

17

o

Oltre Giuba:  1926 Annexation set fine used.  Sass. 29-35   €300

30

18

o

Tripolitania:  1923 Propaganda Fide set fine used.  Sass. 1-4  €350

30

19

o/**

Colonies:  Mint & used assemblage of issues for Libia, Eritrea & Aegean containing on show card.  Mostly fine to very fine.     (30)

15

V A R I O U S

20

Fiume:  1941 30c. p.stat. card to Cremona canc. Fiume cds.

5

21

W.W.II:  1946 POW letter sheet to Parma bearing 3-line “Italian Evacuee Camp/Tabora/Tanganyika Territory” cachet. Camp housed Italian  civilians who had been living in Ethiopia and who were being attacked by the indigenous population at the end of the war.     Rare.

40

C O L O N I E S - GENERAL

22

**

1932 Garibaldi post + air sets in unmounted mint top corner copies. Sass.  1-10, A1-A7

45

23

o

1933 50th Anniv. Eritrea post + air sets  fine used with ‘Vacalle *Eritrea’ cds cancel.   Sass. 23-31 + A15-A21     

145

24

*

1933 50th Anniv. Eritrea set mounted mint.  Sass. 23-31

65

25

**

1933 March on Rome post + air sets unmtd mint.  Sass. 32-41 + A22-A29

90

26

o

1933 March on Rome set fine used with ‘Addis Abeba’ cds cancel. Sass. 32-41

45

27

*

1934 World Football Cup post + air sets mtd mint.  Sass. S.12

85

28

**

Air:  1934  L25 Duke of Abruzzi unmtd mint.

4

C I R E N A I C A

29

**

Air:  1934 Roma-Buenos Aires Flight set unmtd mint.  Sass. A20-A23

5

L I B I A

30

**

1921 15c. Victory unmtd mint.  Variety Inverted centre. Sass. 25c

25

31

*

Express:  1915 pair mounted mint.   Sass. E1-E2

20

A  E G E A N

32

**

1932 Knights & Castles set, Perf. 14 unmtd mint.  Sass. 56-64

4

33

**

1930 25c. Hydrological Congress unmtd mint.  Full Giordani certificate which does not mention a short perf.   Sass. 15

25

34

**

1930 50c. Hydrological Congress unmtd mint.  Full Oliva certificate. Sass. 17    

150

35

**

1930 L1,25 Hydrological Congress unmtd mint.  Full Oliva certificate. Sass. 18

60

36

**

Air: 1932 Garibaldi set unmtd mint.  Sass. A14-A20

60

37

**

Air: 1933 Zeppelin set unmtd mint. Small gum rust spot on L20. Sass. A22-A27    

175

38

*

Calino: 1932 Garibaldi set mounted mint.  Sass. 17-26

15

39

*

Carchi: 1932 Garibaldi set mounted mint.   Sass. 17-26

20

40

*?(*)

Caso:  1932 Garibaldi set mtd mint.  20c. + 25c. without gum.  Sass. 17-26

11

41

**

Stampalia: 1932 Garibaldi set unmounted mint.  Sass. 17-26

45

42

**

German Occupation:  1943 Charity set unmtd mint.  Sass. S.24     

150

OLTRE   GIUBA

43

*

1926 75c., L1,25 & L2,50 floreale mounted mint.  Sass. 42-44

35

44

*

Express: 1926 70c. + L2,50 mounted mint.   Sass. E1-E2

30

45

**

Segnatasse Per Vaglia:  1925 set unmounted mint.  Sass. 1-8    

130

S O M A L I  A

46

**

1932 20c. Perf. 12, unmtd mint corner copy.   Sass. 171    

150

47

**

1932  25c. Perf. 12, unmtd mint corner block of four.   Sass. 172

20

48

**

1932  35c. Perf. 12, unmtd mint marginal pair.  Sass. 174

15

49

**

1932  50c. Perf. 12,  marginal unmtd mint.   Sass. 175    

200

50

**

1936  L,25 Perf. 14 marginal unmtd mint block of four.  Sass. 207

14

V A R I O U S

51

*

Saseno:  1923 set mounted mint.    Sass. 1-8

45

52

*

Tripolitania – Segnatasse Per Vaglia:  1924 set – L3 mounted, rest unmounted mint.   40c. signed Diena.  Sass. 1-6    

300

53

o

Levant:  1874 set used.  L2 with Biondi certificate.  Sass. 1-9    

175

54

o

Constantinople: 1908 20 piastre on L5 tied to piece by cds.  Sass. 19

8

55

o

Lubiana:  1941 15d. optd ‘Co.Ci’ fine used.  Sass. 14

33

56

**

Zara - Express:  1943 L2,50 unmounted mint.  E4

10

A E G E A N  -  ARGOSTOLI

57

**

1941 Mythological 10d. pair unmtd mint. Signed Chiavarello. Sass. 21

50

58

**

1941 Mythological 15d pair unmtd mint. Signed Chiavarello. Sass. 22

50

59

o

1941 Charity 20 l + 20 l used on piece.   Sass. 33

60

60

**

1941 6d. single opt. unmtd mint.  Signed Diena.   Sass. 51

40

61

**

Air:  7d single opt. unmtd mint.  Signed Diena.   Sass. A17   €500

50

62

o

Air:  30d. single opt. tied to piece by cds.  Sass. 21   €1000    

100

A E G E A N   -  ZANTE

63

**

1941  5d marginal unmounted mint.  Sass. 12

20

64

o

1941  15d. fine used on piece with cds cancel.  Sass. 16

75

65

o

1941  50 l – top to bottom opt. tied to piece by cds.  Sass. 11 €1100    

100

V A R I O U S

66

**

Vatican:  1935 Eucharist Congress set unmtd mint.  Sass. 41-46    

125

67

**

Vatican:  1952 Postal Centenary min. sheet unmtd mint.  Sass. MS 1

40

68

(*)

Parma:  1859  20c. unused.    Sass. 15. Some signatures on reverse.

35

69

o

Kingdom: 1879 Umberto set used.  30c. on piece with Biondi certificate. Sass. 17 – 43      

450

70

**

Kingdom:  1931 Naval Academy set unmted mint.   Sass. 300-302

8

71

o

Kingdom:  1934 World Football Cup set used.  Sass. 357-361

55

72

o

Kingdom:  1931 60c. + L1 Jubilee used. Variety Each with additional horizontal perf.Sass. 187o-188o

15

73

o

Kingdom:  1935 Bellini post + air sets fine used.  Sass. S. 83  €2050    

200

R E P U B L I C

74

o

1948 Risorgimento set + Express fine used.  L15 (Sass. 587) missing.

8

75

o

1948 E.R.P. set fine used.   Sass. 601-603

6

76

o

1951 Sardinian Centenary set used.   Sass. 672-674

2

77

o

1951 Verdi set used.  Sass. 677-679

2

78

o

1952 L60  30th Milan Fair fine used.   Sass. 685

3

79

o

1952  Parma & Modena stamp Centenary pair used.  Sass. 689-690

2

80

o

Trieste:  1949-1951 Small used selection on stock card.  Includes ERP set, Sanita, etc.  (14)

10

POSTAL   HISTORY

81

Papal States: Undated turned wrapper that had been sent to the Botanical Gardens at Bologna now to Castel S. Pietro bearing s/l ‘Imola’ + mss. ‘1’. On reverse pair marginal ½ baj. cut into at right, tied by faint Papal grille. Signed Biondi.

35

82

Papal States: Undated wrapper to Narni frkd top right corner copy 3 baj. tied by grille of Rome.   Cut to frame line left & base.  

18

83

Papal States: Undated wrapper to Gualdo Tadino frkd  3 baj., cut close left and right, tied grille + part Roma cds.

9

84

1888 Camera Dei Deputati env. to Messina frkd 20c. Umberto cancelled fine ‘Roma * Ferrovia’ barred ‘204’ duplex.

4

85

1931 Env. to Lucerne, redirected St. Gallen, frkd 25c.(3) Imp. + Virgil 25c. & 50c. cancelled Firenze cds.

4

86

Air: 1930 Env. to Rome frkd L10 Imp. canc. Napoli Posta Aerea cds.

8

87

Air:  1930 Env. to Rome frkd remainder of the Imp. air set canc. Naples.

8

88

1943 Ala Littoria ppc to Berlin without message, frkd 25c. War Propaganda (Army) + German 5pf Hitler, both tied with mute cancel. Censored.

14

89

R.S.I. 1944 Window env. to Milan frkd 25c. + 75c. & bombed monuments L1 cancelled Domodossola cds.

4

90

R.S.I. - Express:  1945 (March) env. to San Lazzano Di Savena (Bologna) frked L1 Bandieri Bros + pair L1,25 express canc. Lerma cds.  Very fine.

25

91

Spain:  1937 Env. to Florence with multi-franking (8) canc. Seville.

12

92

Cirenaica: 1930 erotic ppc to Rome frkd Virgil 30c. & 50c. canc. Derna

14

93

Somalia – A.F.I.S.  1958 Reg. env. to Rome frkd 1,70 So. + Air 3so in pairs cancelled Merca cds.

35

94

Somalia:  1936 Env. to Pisa frkd  pair L1,25 Perf. 12, canc. Mogadiscio cds.

5

95

Eritrea:  1939 Env. to Basle frkd L2 + A.O.I. 10c. & 50c. + Ethiopia 10c. & 20c. + Somalia 5c. canc. Asmara cds.

25

96

Ethiopia:  1938 Env. to Salerno frkd A.O.I. 25c. + L1,25 Augustus cancelled Gondar cds.

35

97

Libia:  1912 Env. to Belgium frkd  1912 set canc. fine “Posta Militare * IV Divisione * Tripolitania” Vertical crease clear of adhesives.

28

98

Levant: 1921 FRONT to Germany frkd block of eight 25c. Michetti of Italy canc. “Costantinopoli * Poste Italiane” cds.

25

99

Republic - Express: 1951 Env. to Taranto with multi-frkg (12 v) canc. Roma cds.

14

K I N G D O M

100

**

1862   2 cents, London Printing, unmounted mint.  Sas. 2  €425

30

101

o

1862  Imperf 2 cents bistre, four margined, used with Milano times cds but without year slug.    Sass. 10   €160

10

102

*

1863-1865  15c. VEII mounted mint.   Sass. L18  €1625

80

103

S.

1863  60c. VEII Imperf, ungummed specimen optd. ‘SAGGIO’. Sass. €220

20

104

*

1863  10c. VEII mntd mint. Full Fiechi cert.  Sass. L17  €2000    

100

105

o

Maritime: 1863 40c. VEII tied to piece by boxed “Piroscafo Postali Italiano”   cachet.

10

106

1864 EL to Valmino frkd 15c. VEII tied Bergamo Bassa cds.  Annotated “Con pacco/panefreddi”

15

107

1864 EL to Rome frkd pair 10c. VEII, London printing, cancelled fine Poggio Misteto cds. Italian postage not recognised in 1864 so charged ‘2’ decimes.

40

108

Maritime:  1864 EL from Spezia to Genova frkd 15c. VEII cancelled on arrival with 2-line “Via/Di Mare”. Rated ‘1’ dec.  originally then cancelled

30

109

1864 EL to Malta frkd VEII 5c.(2) + pair 15c. London printing, cancelled ‘Livorno (Porto)’ cds.  Bears accountancy mark ‘27½’.

30

110

1868 EL Palermo to Philadelphia frkd seven 40c. + 60c. cancelled ‘164’ a punti.  Obverse bears transit cachet of Naples Piroscafi Postali/Nazionali. “Paid All’ cds.  Vertical creases (2) through four 40c. but still spectacular.

90

111

*

1877  VEII 20c. orange mounted mint.    Sass. 28   €3000     

200

112

o

Maritime:  1877 20c. ochre-orange tied to piece by boxed Piroscafi Postali/Interno  cachet.

10

113

1877 Reg. env. to Lichtenstein, Germany from Bologna frkd 30c. VEII. Obverse also bears German “Hof-Leipzig’ TPO etiquette. Full Vaccari Certificate.

50

114

*

1878 ‘2 C’ on 0.20 Official mtd mint.   Sass. 31   €500

40

115

*

1878 ‘2 C’ on L2,00 Official mounted mint.  Sass. 34   €360

30

116

*

1878  ‘2C’ on L5,00 Official mtd mint.  Signed Sorani.  Sass. 35  €500

40

117

*

187910c. Umberto mounted mint.    Sass. 38  €300

20

118

*

1879  20c. Umberto mounted mint.  Sass. 39  €250

20

119

*

NO   LOT

120

1879 Env. to Monza frkd ‘2 C’ on L1,00 Official canc. Pescara. Sass.36

10

121

*

1879 Umberto 10c. mounted mint.  Sass. 38   €300

20

122

*

1879   20c. Umberto mounted mint.   Sass. 39   €280

18

123

*

1879  30c. Umberto mounted mint.   Sass.   41   €149

10

124

o

1879  L2 Umberto fine used.   Sass. 43   €600

50

125

1885 Reg. env. to Naples with mixed frkg of 40c. VEII + 10c. Umberto cancelled S. Maria Capua Vetere cds. 

50

126

*

1889  5c. Arms mounted mint.  Sass. 44   €500

30

127

o

1889 Umberto set fine used.  Sass. 44-49  2750    

150

128

o

1899 L5 Umberto used with part Milano cds cancl. Sass. 49  €2500    

150

129

o

1889  Umberto surcharge set fine  used.  Sass. 56-58  €164

10

130

*/**

1891 Umberto set unmtd mint except 10c. & L5 (marginal) Sass. 59-64

80

131

o

1891  Umberto L5 with part cds cancel. Sass. 64   €450

30

132

Lake Mail: 1894  10c. p.stat. card to UK canc. 2-line Servizio Postale/ Sul Lago Di Como.  Very fine.

25

133

1895 Coloured ppc for 1st Venezia Biennale to Rimini frkd 10c. cancelled Venezia cds.

10

134

1898 Reg. env. to New York frkd 5c. + 45c. Umb. canc. hexagonal Napoli Piazza Medina/A2 date stamp.  Bears bi-coloured registration etiquette Napoli/ Hotel Londres/Piazza Muncipio.

15

135

**

1901  5c. floreale marginal unmounted mint.  Sass. 70  €550

40

136

*

1901  10c. floreale mounted mint.   Sass. 71   €240

20

137

*

1901  20c. floreale mounted mint.   Sass. 72  €50

5

138

*

1901  25c. floreale mounted mint.   Sass. 73  €400

20

139

*

1901   40c. floreale mounted mint.   Sass. 74  €1200

80

140

*

1901  50c. floreale mounted mint.    Sass. 76   €1250

90

141

**

1905  “c. 15’ on 20c. floreale.  Unmounted mint pair. Surcharge misaligned to base.  Full Raybaudi certificate.   Sass. 79   €550

40

142

*

1906  5c. & 10c. Leone mtd mint.  Variety Imperf.  Sass. 81a-82a

8

143

**

1908 25c. Michetti block of six unntd mint.  Variety Offset. Sass 83q €600

30

144

Lake Mail:  1909 ppc to London frkd 10c. Leone cancelled superb Cadennabbia Colico (P) cds.

20

145

*

1910  Garibaldi pairs mounted mint.  Sass. 87-90  €600

50

146

o

1910  Garibaldi plebiscite pair fine used.  Sass. 89-90  €425

30

147

*

1911  50th Kingdom Anniv. set mounted mint.   Sass. 92-95  €16

10

148

o

1912 Venice Campanile pair fine used.  Sass. 97-98  €100

8

149

**

1912  5c. Venice Campanile unmtd mint horizontal strip of five. Sass. 97

15

150

1912 ppc  of laying of 1st stone of Venezia Campanile to Castiglione franked 5c. tied Venezia cds.

10

151

*

1913 ‘2 ‘ c. surcharge  on 50th Anniv. set – both normal & wide overprints mounted mint.    Sass. 99-101, 99b-101b.   €64

5

152

Naval:  1915 printed card for Torpedo Boat “Nievo” to Genova.  Unfranked. Bears two-line & circular cachets.

15

153

Campione:  Ppc to Genova fkd 10c. Leone canc. cds with interrupted double circle date stamp.  Bears boxed Censor cachet.

10

154

*

1915-1916 Red X set mounted mint.   Sass. 102-105  €80

6

155

o

1915-1916 Red X set fine used.   Sass. 102-105  €165

15

156

1918 10c. p.stat. card to Rome canc. Direz. Locale Delle Poste * Venezia” Scarce cancel.

20

157

1920 ppc to Soligo from Lamon (Belluno) franked 10c. ‘Marca da Bollo’ which has been cancelled Treviso cds in transit.  Sass. 11  €360

30

158

*

1921 Annexation of Venezia Giulia set mtd mint.  Sass. 113-115  €24

2

159

o

1921 Annexation of Venezia Giulia set fine used.  Sass. 113-115 €200

18

160

**

1921 5c. Victory unmtd mint.  Variety  Wmk. small Cross. Sass. 119d

3

161

1922 ppc to Vienna fkd 5c. Leone + two 10c. Marca da Bollo fiscals cancelled Milan slogan,    Sass. 11  €700

50

162

**

1923 Propaganda Fide set unmounted mint.  Sass. 131-134   €75

5

163

o

1923 Propaganda Fide set fine used with Roma/29.11.23 cds cancel. Sass.  131-134   €1500    

150

164

*

1923  20c. Propaganda Fide mtd mint.  Variety Retouch around halo. Sass. 131a   €35

3

165

*

1923 March on Rome set mounted mint.  Sass. 141-148  €100

8

166

o

1923 March on Rome set fine used.   Sass. 141-146  €180

15

167

*

1923 Blackshirt set mounted mint.   Sass. 147-149   €120

10

168

o

1923 Blackshirt set fine used with Firenze /30.12.23 cds cancel. Sass. 147-149   €650

60

169

**/*

1923 Manzoni set unmounted mint to L1, some marginal. L5 mounted Sass. S.28  €750 + Sass. 156  €1000 = €1750    

150

170

o

1924  ‘Lire Una’ set fine used.   Sass. 158-161  €2000    

180

171

*

1924 Holy Year set mounted mint.   Sass. 169-174   €40

4

172

o

1924 Holy Year set fine used.   Sass. 169-174   €225

20

173

o

1925-1926 Jubilee set – both Perf. 13½  & Perf. 11 sets fine used. Sass. 186-191   €245

20

174

o

1926 St. Francis set fine used including 30c. & L1,25 Perf. 11. Sass. S.39

28

175

**

1926   St. Francis L1,25, Perf. 14, unmounted mint.  Sass. 196  €1500    

120

176

o

1926 Pro Milizia set fine used on small pieces.  Sass. 206-209  €600

50

177

o

1928 Pro Milizia set fine used.  Sass. 220-223   €1150    

100

178

*

1928 Pro Milizia set mounted mint.   Sass. 220-223  €140

10

179

o

1928  Filiberto 20c., 25c. & 30c. Perf. 13½ fine used. Sass. 230-232 €550

50

180

*

1929 Montecassino set mtd mint.  L10 unmounted. Sass. 262-268 €50

5

181

o

1929 Montecassino set fine used.   Sass. 262-268  €950

70

182

Hotel:  1930 Hotel Quirinal, Rome envelope to USA frkd L1,25 Imperiale and cancelled with the hotel Post Office cds in red.

5

183

1930 ppc to Psychiatric Hospital at Mombello franked 10c. cancelled “Agenzia P. T. Villa Reale * Monza” cds.   Picture of Royal Library.

10

184

o

1930  Pro Milizia set fine used.   Sass. 272-275   €1000

80

185

o

1930 Ferrucci set fine used.   Sass.  276-280   €180

15

186

*

1930 Virgil post + air sets mounted mint.   Sass. S.58  €400

40

187

o

1931  St. Anthony set fine used with both 75c.  Sass. 292-299  €1150    

100

188

*

1931 St. Anthony set mounted mint.   Sass. 292-298  €100

10

189

1932 ppc to Palermo frkd 5c. Leone + two 20c. Marco da Bollo fiscals cancelled Naples cds.  Sass. 23   €200

20

190

Trieste: 1932 P.O. Payment Advice card frkd 50c. Garibaldi cancelled Ganciano.   Obverse also bears Lanciano * Trieste arrival cds.

18

191

o

1932 Dante Alighieri set fine used.   Sass. 303-314    €1200

90

192

*

1932 Dante Alighieri set mounted mint.  Sass. 303-314  €180

15

193

o

1932 Garibaldi set fine used.   Sass. 315-324   €525

50

194

o

1932 March on Rome set fine used.  Sass. 325-340    €800

70

195

*

1932 March on Rome set mounted mint.   Sass. 325-340  €220

20

196

**

1932 March on Rome post, air & express sets unmtd mint. Sass. S.66 €612

50

197

1932 Reg. env. to Germany frkd two L1,75 Dante canc. Milan cds. Sas. €120

12

198

o

1933 Anno Santo post + air sets fine used.  Sass. S.59  €725

60

199

o

1936 Annexation of Fiume set fine used.  Sass.  350-356  €220

20

200

o

1934 Football World Cup set fine used.  Sass. 357-361   €950

80

201

Hotel:  1934  30c. p.stat. card to Milan canc. “Napoli *  Hotel Terminus”

10

202

1934 Reg. env. to Belgium frkd pair L1,25 Pacinotti + 25c. Football canc. Torino cds.    Sass.  €150.  On reverse “Amb. Torino-Milano 195 (D) TPO

15

203

o

1935 Pro Milizia set fine used.    Sass. 380-383   €125

10

204

*

1935 Pro Milizia set mounted mint.   Sass. 380-383  €45

4

205

o

1935 Bellini set fine used.   Sass.388-393   €1100    

100

206

o

1936 Horace set fine used.   Sass. 398-405   €1300    

100

207

o

1937   Children’s Charity set fine used.  Sass. 4060415   €1400    

100

208

o

1937 Augustus set fine used on pieces with full Roma 27 cds cancel. L2,55 also signed Gazzi.    Sass. 416-425   €800

80

209

o

1937  Augustus post + air sets fine used.  Sass. S.90   €1675    

150

210

Spain: 1939 ppc to Perugia, unfrkd, bearing ‘Ufficio Postale Speciale” cds with a ‘z’ or a small ’2’ or without number at all.

15

211

1940 Post Office “Mazzo Etichettato” label to go on a bundle of mail to Rome bearing P.M. 41 cds + boxed censor cachet.  Unusual.

10

212

*

1941 Axis set mounted mint .  Variety Unissued colour set of three. Sass. 457A-C   €140

10

KINGDOM   -   AIR  MAIL

213

1942 Env. to Rome franked  20c. + 30c. Tito Livio canc. P.M. 69 cds.

10

214

1917 Naples-Palermo Experimental Flight.  Return Flight envelope frkd 40c. Express optd. “Idrovolante/Napoli-Palermo-Naples/25 cent” cancelled “Posta Aerea * Palermo-Continente” cds.

25

215

1926 Env. to Turin frkd pair 60c. airs cancelled  Venezia cds.

18

216

1926 Env. from Catania to Vienna annotated to go by the new air service from Venice.  Franked L1,25 St. Francis + Air 60c.(2).  Bears Venezia transit and Vienna arrival cds.

18

217

*

1930  Virgil set mounted mint.   Sass. A21-A24    €210

20

218

o

1930 Virgil set fine  used.   Sass. A21-A24  €2000    

160

219

*

1932 Dante Alighieri set mounted mint.   Sass. A26-A31  €60

5

220

o

1932 Dante Alighieri set fine used.   Sass.  A26-A31  €1000

80

221

o

1932  L100 Dante Alighieri fine used.   Sass. A41  €1500    

100

222

o

1933 Holy Year pair fine used.   Sass. A54-A55  €425

40

223

o

1934 Roma-Buenos Aires Flight set fine used.  Sass. A56-A59 €1250    

100

224

o

1934 Football World Cup set fine used.   Sass. A69-A72   €1550    

140

225

**

1934 Football World Cup set unmounted mint.  Sass. A69-A72  €400

40

226

1934 1st Direct Europe-Australia Flight.  Reg. env. to Bourke, NSW, frkd Imp. 25c., 50c. L1,255 + L2(30 canc. ‘Posta Aerea Brindisi’.  On reverse Darwin cds transit.

50

227

+ Lake: 1934 Env. to Jaipur, India, frkd pair L2 Imp. canc. “Post Aerea * Como”.  Writer at Bellagio.  On reverse “Natante Como-Colico 29”; “ Amb. Milano-Ancona 31 (Sez. C) and “Brindisi Posta Aerea” cds.

30

228

o

1935  Bellini set fine used.   Sass. A90-A94    €950

80

229

o

1936 Horace set fine used.    Sass. A95-A99   €975

80

230

1938 Env. to England frkd pair L1,25 Giotto canc. Napoli cds.  Bears ‘Posta Aerea’ cachet + manuscript “da New York”.  Odd.

12

231

1938 Env. to Rio de Janeiro frkd Imp. L10 + air L1 canc. “Napoli 47 * Staz. Marittima Littoria”. Routed via Germany & bears red “Deutsche Luftpost * Europa-Sudamerika” flight cachet.

50

KINGDOM   -   EXPRESS

232

1921 Env. to Germany frkd 60c. Michetti + four 30c. Express canc. Milan.

15

233

*

1922 ‘Cent. 60’ on 50c. mounted mint.  Variety Surcharge  at top. Sass. E6cb   €260

20

234

*

1922 ‘Cent 60’ on 50c. mounted mint.  Variety Surcharge misaligned to left.   (“ENT 60  C”).  Sass.  E6

20

235

1922 Env. to Spoleto frkd pair 20c. Michetti + ‘Cent. 60’ on 50c. Express cancelled San Terenziana cds.

10

236

o

1925-1926   L2 fine used.   Sass. E11  €200

18

237

1926 Env. to Germany frkd 25c.(2) floreale; L1,25 Jubilee + L2 Express cancelled Milan cds.    Sass. €1200     

100

238

1940 Env. to Prague frkd  Imp. L1,25; Air 50c.(2) + L2,50 Express canc. Roma cds.  German censor strip & cachet on reverse.

10

KINGDOM   -   PNEUMATIC  MAIL

239

*

1924-1925 Surcharged set mounted mint.  Sass. 4-7  €48

4

240

*

1925  20c. & 40c. mounted mint.   Sass. 8-9   €60

5

241

*

1927  ‘Cent. 15’ on 20c. & ‘Cent 35’ on 40c. mtd mint.  Sass. 10-11 €36

3

242

*

1927-1928  15c. violet red,  red & 35c. mtd mint. Sass. 12a/b-13. €58   (3)

5

243

**

1927-1928 15c. & 30c. unmounted mint.  Sass. 12-13  €90

8

KINGDOM   -   PACCHI

244

o

1884-1886 Set fine used.    Sass. 1-6    €575

40

KINGDOM   -   SEGNATASSE

245

o

1869  10c. very fine used with almost complete “Volta Mantovana/ 31 Mar 72 cds.Sass. 2    €100(pws)

10

246

o

1870-1874 set fine used.   Sass. 3-14   €500

40

247

1870 Large part EL to Genova from Chile frkd 1 dinero.  Bears ‘Callao’ & “Ligne A Paq. Fr. No. 3” cds. Taxed on arrival & 40c. & L1 dues applied.Scarce.

40

248

1871 Wrapper from  Chile to Prato, Tuscany frkd on arrival by 30c. + L2 postage dues.  Annotated “Via Panama”.  On reverse (will open) British P.O.  “Valparaiso Unpaid” and London transit cds.

50

249

1881 Local Turin env. showing rare use of 1c. & 2c. dues.  Originally frkd 1c. which was unaccepted  the rate being 2c. so taxed ‘.03’ – made up by 2c. postage + 2c. fine less the 1c. applied.

50

250

o

1884  L50 & L100 fine used.   Sass. 15-16   €200

18

KINGDOM   -   B.L.P.

251

o

1922-1923  20c. Michetti fine used.     Sass. 7   €750

70

252

o

1922-1923  40c. Michetti fine used.   Sass. 9   €200

20

253

o

1922-1923  50c. used with cds cancel.  Sass. 10   €1200    

100

254

*

1922  Unissued overprinted 40c. Mazzini mtd mint (just). Sass. 27    

100

KINGDOM   -    PUBLICITY

255

o

1924-1925   L1 Colombia used with cds cancel.   Sass. 19  €1500    

120

KINGDOM   -  PARASTATILI

256

**

1924 Cassa Nazionale Assic. Inf. Lavoro set unmtd mint.  Sass. 17-23 €625

60

257

**

1924 Consorzio Bibliot. Torino set unmtd mint.  Sass. 30-33  €800

80

258

**

1924 Opera Naz. Protez. Assist. Inv. Guerra  L3 unmtd mint. Sass. 56€8750 

400

259

1924 Cassa Nazionale Assic. Inf. Lavoro  Society ptd card to Ferrovie Alta Valtellina, Tirano frkd three 10c. cancelled Sondrio cds. Cachetted.

50