F I U M E

289

Maritime:  1914 ppc from Karlobag to Vienna frkd Hungarian 3 filler, taken by sea to Fiume where cancelled & boxed “Paquebot” cachet applied.

20

290

o

1919 Allegories & Views set fine used.  Sass. 32-48  €240

20

291

1919 ppc to Palermo frkd 10c. Town Hall canc. ‘P.M. N. 86’ cds.

10

292

**

1919  3c. marginal unmtd mint.  Variety Imperf at left. Sass. B33f.  €200

20

293

o

1919 ‘Pro Fondazione Studio’ set fine used.  Sass. 62-73  €750

50

294

o

1919 (3 Dec) ‘Valore Globale’ opt. set fine  used. Sass. 88-98 €60

5

295

*

1920 10c. ‘D’Annunzio’ marginal mtd mint. Variety Imperf. Sass. 114k

5

296

*

1920  50c. ‘D’Annunzio’ mtd mint.  Variety Double opt. – one Inverted. Sass. 120d   €40

5

297

o

1920 Arrival of Legionnaires at Fiume set fine used.  Sass. 127-134 €186

15

298

o

1920 Surcharged Legionnaires arrival set fine used. (no ‘2’ on 25c) Sass. 131, 133-146  €1100

80

299

*

1920 ‘Regenza’ opt. set mtd mint.  L10 signed. Sass. 131=146  €1500    

100

300

**

1920 25. Legionnaires marginal block of 10 opt. ‘Regenza’ unmtd mint. Sass. 137  €60

10

301

*

1921 ‘D’Annunzio set + Express optd. ‘Governo Provvisorio’ mounted mint.     L1 signed Sorani.     Sass.  S.21  €900

80

302

1921 Commercial env. to Vienna frkd 10c. + 25c(2) ‘D’Annunzio’ optd. ‘Governo Provvisorio’ canc. cds.

25

303

o

1920 (20 Nov)   ‘L10’ on 20c. optd ‘Regenza’ fine used.  Sass. 146  €725

50

304

o

1920 Legionnaires Arrival issue in new colours and values fine used. Sass. 147-148,  146A   €2850    

200

305

*

1921 “Costituente Fiumana’ opt. set mtd mint.  Sass. 164-175  €1200

90

306

1922 ppc to Belgrade frkd 40c. Michetti canc. Austrian “Abbazia * 3b * date stamp.  

12

307

1924 street scene ppc to Bologna frkd 15c. Leone canc. Austrian ‘Fiume * F. 1 F * cds.

12

308

P

1924 “Regno D’Italia” overprint Proof strip of three.

20

309

1925 Env. to Budapest frkd strip of three 25c. Michetti cancelled “Fiume *Arrivi-Partenze” cds.

15

310

1926 ppc of border with Jugoslavia to Bologna frkd 20c. St. Francesco

10

311

1931 Reg. illus. env. to Milan frkd Imp. 50c. + L1,75 canc. Fiiume cds.

10

312

1932 Env. to Trieste frkd 10., 20c. & 25c. Dante canc. Fiume cds with chequered lunettes.

5

313

1933 Env. to Milan frkd 50c. University Games canc. cds.

5

314

1934 Env. to Milan frkd 50c. Football canc. “Abbazia * Arrivi Partenze (8) * Fiume * cds.

12

315

1935 Env. frkd pair Imp. 25c. canc. “Abbazia” cds.  On reverse  “Elsane” arrival date stamp.

5

316

1935 Vaglia receipt for L120,85 bearing two-line “ Fiume/Corrispondenza E Pacchi”

5

317

1936 20c., 30c. & 50c. Milan Fair on two env. to Milan canc. Fiume C.P.Ord.

10

318

1937 Env. to Milan frkd 50c. Horace canc. Fiume * C.P. Ord.” cds.

5

319

1938 Env. to Milan frkd 50c. Leopardi canc. Fiume cds.

5

320

1939 Env. to Germany frkd Proclamation of Empire 10c.-50c. (5 values) cancelled “Abbazia * Fiume” cds.

15

321

1939 Reg. env. to Brescia frkd Jugoslav Children’s Charity set cancelled Susak cds.  On rev. “Trieste-Milano * 90 SEZ. 6” TPO cds.

5

322

1941 Comune form to Tolmezzo frkd 25c.Imp. canc. “Abbazia (Volosca) * Fiume * cds.

10

323

1941 ppc to Venezia frkd strip of three 10c. Imp. canc. “Valsantamarina * Fiume” cds.

12

324

1941 ppc from Susak frkd Jugoslav 1 din. . Bears Fiume transit cds + ‘T’. Taxed 20c. on arrival at Genova.

10

325

1942 ppc to Verona frkd strip of three 5c. Imp. canc. CRNILUG * Fiume cds.   Also bears similar straight line handstamp and fascist date.

18

326

1942 Reg. env. to Venice frkd 25c. + 50c.(64 Imp. canc. Fiume cds.  Bears d.c. censor 26 cachet.

12

327

1942 Env. to Zara frkd 50c. Imp. canc. “Villa Nevoso * Fiume” cds.

15

328

1944 Local env. with letter sent unkfrkd.  “I haven’t any stamps”. Taxed on arrival and 50c. R.S.I.  applied as p.due and cancelled.  Uncommon

15

329

o

Express:  1920 pair fine used.   Sass. E3-E4  €325

25

330

*

Express:  1920 ‘50’ on 5c. Reggenza mtd mint.  Sass. E4  €440

25

331

*

Express: 1924 “Annessione All Italia” pair mtd mint.  Sass. E11-E12 €400

30

332

Express: 1937 Reg. Express env. to Milan frkd L1,25 & L1,75 Imp. canc. ‘Fiume * (Raccomandate A) cds. On rev. “Postumia-Trieste” TPO cds.

15

333

*

Segnatasse:  1921 “Valore Globale” surcharged set mounted mint. Sass. 25-35   €6000    

200

334

o

ARBE:  1920 (20 Nov) set fine used.   Sass. 5-10  €350

30

335

*

Arbe:  1920 (20 Nov) set mounted mint.   Sass. 5-10  €500

40

336

o

Arbe:  1920(20 Nov) 25c. used. Variety Double horizontal perf. at top. Sass. 5na  €110

10

337

*

ARBE – Express: 1920 pair mounted mint  Sass. E1-E2  €800

50

338

o

VAGLIA: 1920 Large letters set fine used.  Sass. 1-4  €1350    

100

339

o

Vaglia:  1920 Small letters set fine used.   Sass. 5-10  €350

25

340

*

Vaglia – Express:  1920 pair mounted mint.  Sass. E1-E2  €800

50

341

o

Vaglia – Express: 1920 pair fine used.   Sass. E1-E2   €500

30

342

1906-1943 Selection of ppcs, most street scenes, and franked 20c. or 30c. Imperiale.(17)

40

V A R I O U S

343

1840 EL from London to Livorno annotated “Via France” and “Par le Parl de Beauvoisin” and bearing that latter handstamp.  Rated ‘27’ on arrival

15

344

1905 Unused picture postcard of troops leaving for China.

18

345

WWI: Unused pppc depicting  Allied sailors and their flags.

18

346

WWI:  1917 ppc of the Anglo-Italian league, in the name of the English people, sending fraternal greetings to the valorious Italian soldiers fighting in the Alps, on the Isonzo and Carso. Used to Acquila.

15

347

1929 Filiberto issue to L20 (10 vals) on two covers to Milan  canc. Monza    

250

348

1930 Env. frkd Virgil air set canc S. Martino al Tagliamento * UD, to Fossalta di Portogruaro.  Bears “In Corso Particolare” and “Dopo La Partenza”  handstamps.   Fine.    

150

349

1933 Philatelic postcard to Turin frkd Zeppelin set tied “Roma Posta Aerea Zeppelin” and bears green flight cachet.  Very fine.    

150

350

R.S.I. 1944 50c.  War Propaganda (Air Force) on env. to Bergamo canc. Levico * Brescia cds.  Variety Overprinted on both halves.  Certified.

50

351

1947 Env. to Conigliano (Genova) frkd  block of 20 50c. ‘Wolf’ cancelled Suzara.  Signed Biondi.   Late usage but rather spectacular.    

125

352

1930 Local Livorno ppc of Puccini bearing Mussolini Visit stamp cancelled cds.

50

353

A.O.I. 1940 Env. to Rieti frkd 25c., 75c. + Eritrea 75c. canc. Amara cds.

20

354

Ethiopia: 1936 Reg. env. to Berne frkd 25c.(3), 30c(2) & 50c.(2) cancelled Addis Abeba cds.

30

355

Ethiopia: 1938 Env. to Leipzig frkd pair L1,25 canc. Addis Abeba cds.

50

356

Aegean:  1932 Env. to Milan with mixed fkg of 30c. Knight + Imp. 20c.(2) cancelled Rhodes cds.(pws)

15

357

Libia:  1925 ppc to Turin frkd 30c. Anno Santo cancelled Homs cds.

15

358

Somalia:  1942 Env. to New York frkd MEF 2d. 2½ d and 3d. pairs cancelled Mogadiscio + another 2d. covered by Censor strip.    

175

359

Tripolitania: 1942 Env. to South Australia frkd MEF 2d.(2) + 9d(2) canc. Tripoli cds.

30

360

Lubljana: 1944 Reg. Express env. to Laibach frkd block of four 5c. Imp. surcharged L2,55 canc. Lubliana cds.  On reverse, “Deutsche Dienstpost Adria * Laibach” arrival.  Unusual as a receiver.

25

361

193? Ppc of Hanoi to Rome frkd two 3c. cancelled  ‘..Suang…” cds.

9

362

Vatican:  1937 Reg. env. to Neuchatel frkd Catholic Press set canc. cds.

30

363

**

1937 Augustus post + air sets unmounted mint.  Sass. S.80  €750

80

364

P

R.S.I. – Air: 1944 L2    optd. Proof unmounted mint.   Sass. P.6

50

365

**

R.S.I. – Express:  1944 L2,50 unmtd mint.  Variety Double R.S.I. opt. one Inverted with trace of a third.  Sass. E22d.

50

366

**

Cirenaica – Air: 1934 Roma-Mogadiscio Flight set unmounted mint. Sass. A30-39

60

E R I T R E A

367

o

1893  L5 Umberto fine used.  Sass. 11

60

368

**

1903 1c. unmtd mint.  Variety Overprint Inverted. Sass. 19c

12

369

o

1903 Floreale set fine used.   Sass. 19-29

10

370

o

1916 40c., 50c. Michetti, L10 floreale fine used.  Sass. 38-40

60

371

**

1918-1920  5c. Leone, 60c. Michetti unmounted mint.  Sass. 47-48

12

372

o

1924 10c. Manzoni tied to piece by Asmara cds. Sass. 71

8

373

o

1924 15c. Manzoni tied to piece by Asmara cds.  Sass. 72

8

374

o

1924  30c. Manzoni tied to piece by Asmara cds.   Sass. 73

8

375

o

1924 50c. Manzoni tied to piece by Asmara cds.  Sass. 74

8

376

o

1924  L1 Manzoni tied to piece by Asmara cds.  Sass. 75

40

377

*

1925  L5 Manzoni mounted mint.   Sass. 76

35

378

*

1926-1929  75c. floreale mounted mint.   Sass. 125

10

379

*

1926-1929  L2,50 floreale mounted mint.  Sass.  127

25

380

*

1928-1929 L1, 75 Parmeggiani mounted mint. Sass. 137

15

381

o

1928-1929  L1, 75 Parmeggiani fine used. Sass. 137

5

382

*

1928-1929  7½c. Parmeggiani mounted mint.  Sass. 142

5

383

o

Air: 1934 Roma-Mogadiscio Flight set fine used with “Roma * Aerea Speciale”  cds.Sass A7-A16

85

384

*

Air:  1934 Roma-Mogadiscio Flight set mtd mint.   Sass. A7-A16

20

L I B I A

385

**

1912 10c. Leone unmtd mint. Variety Opt. misaligned to top & left. Sass. 4 la.

7

386

*

1912  L1 mounted mint.   Sass. 10

5

387

*

1912 L5 mounted mint.  Sass. 11

65

388

*

1917 ’20 Cent’ on 15c. Michetti mtd mint.   Sass. 17

14

389

o

1917-1918  45c. floreale + pair 60c. Michetti used.   Sass. 18-19

10

390

**

1917-1918  45c. floreale + 60c. Michetti unmtd mint.  Sass. 18-19

20

391

*

1921 set to 55c. mounted mint.   Sass. 21-29 (9 vals)

35

392

o

1921 L10 block of four fine used.  Rare   Sass. 32    

180

393

**

1926-1930  10c. Perf. 11, unmounted mint.  Sass. 61

5

394

*

1926-1930  15c. Perf. 11, mountd mint.   Sass. 62

55

395

*

1926-1930  30c. Perf. 11, mounted mint.   Sass. 63

20

396

**

1926-1930  L1 Perf. 11, unmounted mint.   Sass. 65

55

397

*

Air:  1928-1929  50c. & 80c. mounted mint.  Sass. A1-A2

14

398

**

1932 Tripoli Fair post + air sets unmtd mint.  Sass. 108-117 + A4-A7

90

399

*

1943 Tripoli Fair post + air sets mtd mint. Sass.125-131 + A14-A20

75

400

*

Express:  1915 25c. & 30c. mounted mint.  Sass.E1-E2

20

401

**

Express:  1936 ‘L,25’ on 60c. inscriptional marginal block of 25.  Plate 289/161.  Unmounted mint.

50

T R I P O L I T A N I A

402

*

Air:  1934 Circuit of the Oases set mtd mint.  Sass. A34-40  L25 signed.    

110

A E G E A N

403

*

Air:  1934 Football World Cup set mounted mint.  Sass. A34-A37

10

GREECE  -  Cefalonia-Argostoli

404

o

1941 20 lepta used on piece cancelled cds.   Sass. 45

65

405

o

1941  40 lepta used on piece cancelled cds.   Sass. 46

65

406

**

1941  6d. unmounted mint.  Signed Brun.   Sass. 51

75

407

o

1941  15d used on piece with cds cancel.   Sass. 54

50

408

o

1941  25d used on piece with cds cancel.   Sass. 55    

125

409

*

1941  6d pair, single opt., mounted mint.  Sass. 19

22

410

o

1941 25d. pair, single opt. fine used.   Sass. 23

40

411

o

Air:  1941  7d pair, single opt., fine used.   Sass. A28    

110

F E Z Z A N

412

**

1946 set unmounted mint.   Sass. 1-15

10

413

**

1949 set unmounted mnt.   Sass. 16-26

15

414

**

1950 Charity pair unmounted mint.   Sass. 27-28

5

415

**

1951 Fezzan 2nd Issue post + air sets unmounted mint.  Sass. S.8

35

416

**

Air:  1948  100f. + 200f. unmounted mint.   A1-A2

10

L. A. T . I.

417

1941 Env. from German Embassy in Madrid to their Embassy in Santiago, Chile frkd 6.90 pesos.  Censored in Madrid & bears boxed diplomatic cachet.  Unusual.

45

418

1940 LATI “Seagull” ppc with seasonal greetings from Argentina to Vienna franked 40 centavos canc. cds.

45

419

1941 Env. from Argentina to Denmark with OKW censor tape for Frankfurt on reverse.  Unusual destination.

30

420

1941 Env. from Argentina to Castre in Vichy France.  LATI mail was allowed into Vichy France but not into occupied France.  Censored  by Vichy authorities.Unusual

35

421

1941 (May) Double rate env. from  Germany to Santiago, Chile frkd 25pf + strip of three 100pf . Hindenburg canc. Rheinbach cds.   Munich censor on reverse.

25

422

1940 Env. from Brazil to Lisbon frkd 5400 reis.  No censorship, Portugal being neutral.

20

423

1940 Clean LATI cover from Argentina to “Vini Classici del Piemonte,  gia Opera Pia Barolo, Barolo, Italy”  frkd 1,45 pesos

25

424

1940 (April) Reg. LATI env. from Chile to Switzerland frkd 14,30 pesos. Clean advertising cover. No censorship going to Switzerland.

35

425

1941 (March) Env. from Chile to Germany, frkd 12,60 pesos.  OKW censor tape for Frankfurt on reverse.

30

426

1941 (Aug) Double rate env. from Brazil to Sweden frkd 10,800 reis canc. Hebs-S.-Aereo/ DR BA * BRASIL” CDS cds.  On reverse ‘Bahia” cds + s/l “s/s Herma Gorthon transits.   No censorship going to Sweden.

45

427

1940 (July) Reg. env. from Lima, Peru to Milan frkd 6,40 sols.  Attractive LATI cover. Bears s/l red “Via Lufthansa”

38

428

1940 (May) Attractive LATI publicity envelope from Rio de Janeiro to Geneva, Switzerland, frkd 5400 reis.

30

A E G E A N

429

*

Crete:  1901-1912 Mint & used selection with values to 45c.;  includes the key 10c. floreale used.(14)

40

430

Crete:  1906 ppc from Boston, USA to Cretan police officer at Canea. Bears Xania cds + ‘La Canea * Uff. Postale Italiano * Isola Di Creta” cachet.

30

431

o

Castelrosso:  1922 50c. Michetti used.   Sass. 7  €55

5

432

o

Rhodes: 1919-1921 Sel. of 12 pieces with multiple frkgs of 1912 issue including strips and blocks.(12)

40

433

Rhodes:  1928 ppc to France frkd 75c. floreale of Italy canc. Rodi cds.

10

434

Rhodes:  1929 ppc to Florence frkd 10c. Leone of Italy canc. Rodi cds.

12

435

**

Rhodes:  1932 Garibaldi set unmounted mint.  Sass. 2029  €600

50

436

Rhodes:  1936 ppc to Venezia frkd 10c. + 20c., Perf. 14, canc. Rodi cds.

10

437

Rhodes – Air: 1940 Env. from “L’Auitante di Bandiera’ to Venice frkd 50c. + air 50c. canc. ‘Posta Aerea * Rodi (Egeo)’ cds.

15

438

Rhodes: 1945 Env. to Tel Aviv, Israel frkd KGVI 2d. + 3d. MEF overprint cancelled Rodi (Egeo) cds.

40

439

Rhodes – Air: 1946 Env. to Athens from Villanova fkd pair 3d. MEF canc. Rodi (Egeo) cds.  Bears 2-line “By Air Mail/Per Avion” cachet.

25

440

Rhodes:  1947 Env. to Athens frkd 5d. MEF canc. ‘ Rhodes * Dodecanese’

30

441

Rhodes:  1947 Reg. env. to London frkd 1s. KGVI  MEF opt. cancelled ‘Raccomandata Ass. Rodi (Egeo)’ cds.

30

442

Rhodes –Air:  1947 Env. to Seattle, USA from SIANA village frkd KGVI 1s MEF cancelled ‘Rhodes * Dodecanese’ cds.

50

443

Rhodes:  1947 Reg. env. to London frkd KGVI 2s.6d. MEF opt. cancelled ‘Raccomandata Ass. * Rodi (Egeo) cds.  Sass. €5000    

100

444

Rhodes:  1947 Front frkd MEF issues to 6d. (6 v.) canc. Rhodes cds.

40

445

o

Rhodes:  1947 Sel. of MEF opt. issues with values to 2s.6d. (no 1s), some on piece (7 items)

30

446

o

Rhodes – Segnatasse:  1947 set on pieces canc. Rhodes * Dodecanese cds

25

447

Cos:  1946  Env. to Kent frkd pair + strip of three KGVI 1d. MEF cancelled “Coo * Egeo” cds.

80

448

Cos – Air: 947 Env. (faults) to Eggas, Greece, frkd KGVI 6d. MEF cancelled “Cos * Dodecanese” cds. Bears ‘By Air Mail’ cachet. Rhodes transit on rev.

30

449

Kalymnos:  1946 Commercial env. to London frkd KGVI 1d. MEF canc. Calymnos * Dodecanese cds. Bears ‘By Air Throughout” cachet.  Rhodes transit cds on reverse.    

120

450

Lemnos:  1915 OHMS env. to British Vice Admiral, British base at Mudros for the Gallipoli campaign.  Franked 15c. & 25c. Michetti canc. Rodi (Egeo)

50

451

Leros:  1936 Env. to Savona frkd  20c. + 30c. canc. “Lero Porto Lago(Egeo)

18

452

Leros:  1942 Env. to Bologna, redirected Pazzuolo, frkd 50c. cancelled R.R. Poste Italiane * Lero” cds.

20

453

Simi:  1946 Reg. env. to USA frkd 2½d(2) + 5d. KGVI MEF canc. intaglio ‘Simi *  Egeo’ date stamp.  Manuscript registration etiquette.  Scarce.    

350

454

Paxos:  1943 Env. to Corfu frkd 5c., 20c. & 25c. Imp. optd. “Isole Ionie” cancelled GAIOS cds.    

150

455

Zakynthos - Volos:  1943 Two fronts to Athens from these islands frkd ‘Isole Ionie’ issues. One bears Corfu censor strip. Also piece with Greek commems. part covered with FF. AA. Grecia censor strip.    (3)

80

C O R F U

456

*

1923 set mounted mint.   Sass. 1-8   €100

10

457

*

1923 Surcharged set mounted mint.   Sass. 9-11   €180

15

458

*

1923 Unissued surcharged set mounted mint.   Sass. 12-14  €50

5

C O L O N I E S   -  CIRENAICA

459

Air: 1950 Env. to England frkd  3m + 20m “Horseman” canc.” Benghazi * Air Mail” cds.   Unusual rate.  Sass. €600+

50

460

Air:  1952 Env. to USA frkd two pairs of 10m “Horseman” cancelled Tripoli cds.  Bears “Insufficient Paid/By Air Mail To” + mss. ‘London’. The ‘A.V.2.’ handstamp cancelled.

30

460A

*

1950 “Horseman” set mounted mint.  Sass. 1-13  €110

10

E R I T R E A

461

1907 ppc written from Hodeidah, Yemen, to London, frkd 10c. floreale tied by Italian ship’s cds -  “Elena…….”

20

462

1936 Env. to Graz, Austria frkd 75c. VEIII + 25c.(2) & L1 canc. ‘Posta Militare 127 E * Sezione A’ cds.

12

463

1939 Env. to Addis Abeba frkd 75c VEIII + L1 air canc “Decamere” cds. Redirected to Viareggio.   Addis Abeba transit on reverse.  Unusual.

20

E T H I O P I A

464

1937 Env. to Addis Abeba frkd Eritrea 75c.(2) VEIII canc. ‘Dessie * Amara’

15

465

1938 Env. to Corciano frkd 25c.(2) + Eritrea L1 air canc. “Debra   Berhan * (Amara)” cds.

30

466

1936 Env. to Pistoia frkd Eritrea 20c. VEIII + L1 & Somalia 30c. cancelled Old bilingual cds for “Dire Daua”

15

467

1939 Env. to Lucca frkd Eritrea L1(2) + 50c. air canc. “Debra Sina * Scioa” cds.  Roughly opened at right, but superb cds strike.

25

468

1939 Anagraph form from Lentiai frkd L3,40 to Addis Abeba.  Turned, frkd 10c. Camel  canc. cds & bearing City cachet.  Very fine & uncommon

25

L I B I A

469

1942 Env. to S.Dona di Piave frkd 50c.(2) galley canc. “Ufficio Postale Concentramento” cds.

10

469A

1948 ppc to UK frkd KGVI 3d. MEF canc. Benghazi cds.  Sass. €80

10

S O M A L I A

470

1966 Reg. env. to London frkd 1s. & 1.80 airs canc. Mogadiscio cds.

15

T R I P O L I T A N I A

471

Air:  1942 Env. to S.Dona di Piave frkd Libia 50c. galley + 50c. air canc. “Ufficio Postale Concentramento” cds.  Censor strip at left.

10

472

Air:  1939 ppc to England frkd Libia 20c. + 75c. & Air 80c. cancelled Bengasi cds.Sass. €380+

30

K I N G D O M   (more or less)

473

D

Lombardy:  1650(c) Unused “Bolleta di Sanita” of the Duchy of Monferrato 

25

474

*

Lombardo-Veneto:  Undated wrapper to Albenga bearing s/l Garezzo.

10

475

Undated  EL to Milan frkd four margined 15c. canc. Gavirate dated cachet.

15

476

Lombardo-Veneto:  1855-1860 Sel. of ELs with frkgs to 45c. addressed to Milan and Trento.   Few Faults.     (5)

40

477

o

L-V - Newspaper:  1851-1853 (3 cent)  Type III,  4 margined, tied to piece by ‘Verona’ single ring date stamp.  Very fine.  Sass. 3  €500

30

478

o

L-V - Newspaper: 185101853 (3 cent) Type I, cut close, bearing part Toscolano 2-line dated handstamp.  Sass. 1 €600

25

479

o

L-V - Newspaper 1858-1859  2k.  four margined with Verona cds cancel.    Sass. 3  €140

10

480

Sardinia:  1856 Env. to Sheffield frkd pair 40c. cut to frame line at left cancelled Genova cds.   Sass. 16  €30,000    

200

481

Sardinia:  1858 Env. to England frkd 20c. + 40c. both 4 margined, tied by Torino  & red London Paid cds.  Sass.  €600+

50

482

o

1891-1896  L5 Umberto fine used.  Sass.  64   €450

25

483

*

1901 Selection of Floreale issues to L5 mint & unused. (12)

50

484

1924 Env. to Admiral Coode, Western Union, London frkd marginal block of ten ’10 Centesimi’ on 1c. tied Napoli cds.

20

485

1920(c) Unfrkd env. to London bearing violet ‘F.M.’ + large circular cachet “Delegazione Italiana Al Congresso Della Pace * Ufficio Militare della Corrispondenza”

25

486

1915 Unfrkd env. from soldier to his local priest bearing framed ‘TS’ (Tassa Semplice) & bearing 5c. + 10c. p. dues cancelled Adro * Brescia cds

10

R E P U B L I C

487

**

1945-1948   L30 Unmounted mint.   Sass. 563  €550

50

488

**

1945-1951 Sel. of issues incl. L25(3), L30, L50, L60 Express, Alfieri, Sanita & Workers to L100 unmounted mint.   (38)

30

489

1949 Env. to Calcutta frkd pair L20 Bari Fair + L100 Roman Republic canc. Genova cds.  Bears large “India via TWA” label.  Sass. €1300    

120

490

1950 Reg. env. to England frkd pair L5, L50 & L100 Democratica canc. Gorizia cds.

15

491

1951 Airmail to Calcutta frkd L20, L25 + Air L300 & L500 cancelled Parma cds. 

25

492

1951 Env. to Calcutta frkd L60 + L200(3) Workers canc. Milano cds. Peripheral faults.  Bears two-line SALVAGED NIGHT AIR MAIL/DUM DUM CRASH 21st NOV.  Scarce.

50

493

1952 Unfranked env. (permitted) from Gualtieri, (R.E.). to Milan. Bears very fine violet oval cachet “Poste Italiane/Zona Alluvionata” cachet. (Flood Disaster area)

25

494

1974 European Athletic Championships, Rome,  ppc to London franked commemorative pair and cachet.

5

495

Express: 1948 Env. to Copenhagen frkd L10 + L20 & strip of four L15 Express cancelled Novara cds.

20

V A T I C A N

496

1933 Envelope to Switzerland frkd 75c. + 15c. Holy Year cancelled cds.

10

497

1939 Reg. env. to London frkd Coronation of Pope XII set canc. cds.

10

498

1933-1951  Selection of covers and cards which includes the Palatine Guard set and S. Maria Goretti pair.     (13)

20

M I L I T A R Y   M A I L

499

France: 1918 Env. to Italian soldier frkd 10c. Leone.  Censored at Milan (red & black). Bears “Par Pour Le Secteur Postal No. 5”; “Inconnu Secteur Postal * 5 *; Tresor Et Postes * 5 *.  Sent from Bergagli, Genova.

15

500

Albania: 1916 FPC to Fiesole canc. Posta Militare Albania * No. 1 * cds.

10

501

Albania: 1916 FPC to Rome cancelled  ‘Posta Militare * Truppe D’Occupazione/1” cds.

12

502

Albania: 1917 FPC to Rome canc. ‘Posta Miliare * Truppe D’Occupazione/5” cds.

12

503

Albania:  1939 FPC to Treviso canc. P.M. 202 cds.  Bears s/l “Posta Militare Albania” cachet.

15

504

Albania: 1941 ppc to Messina frkd 20c. Imp. canc. P.M. 60 cds, then at Butrinto.

12

505

Albania:  1942 “Il Partito Fascista Albanese Al Combattenti” printed env. to Messina franked 20c. + 30c. Imp. canc. P.M. 60

15

506

Greece:  1941 Env. to Rimini frkd pair 50c. Imp. canc. P.M. 45 cds then at Remaknli.

12

507

Constantinople: 1920 Envelope to Vienna frkd 25c. Michetti cancelled Posta Militare 15 cds.

15

508

Constantinople:  1920 Reg. env. to Vienna frkd 25c. + 50c. Michetti canc. Posta Militare 15 cds.

20

509

Constantinople:  1921 Reg. env. to Vienna frkd 50c. Michetti cancelled Posta Militare 15 cds.

18

510

Constantinople:  1922 Env. to Vienna frkd 10c. Leone + 50c. Michetti cancelled ‘Posta Militare 15’ cds.

15

511

Constantinople:  1920 Reg. env. to Leipzig, redirected Meissen franked 50c. Michett canc. P.M. 15 cds. Bears German currency control label.

18

L E V A N T

512

Constantinople:   1910 Reg. env. to Graz, Austria frkd 10 para on 5c(2), 20 para on 10c. & 1 piastra on 25c. canc. ‘Costantinopoli (Galata) * Poste Italiane’ cds.

25

513

Constantinople:  1910 Reg. env. to Lausanne frkd ‘2 piastre’ on 50c. cancelled single ring ‘Costantinopoli 1 * Poste Italiane’  cds.

30

514

Constantinople: 1911 Reg. env. to Germany frkd ‘10’ para on 5c(2); ‘20’ para on 10c. & ‘1 piastra’ on 25c. canc. ‘Costantinopoli (Galata) Poste Italiane’ cds with 8-bar lunettes.

25

515

Constantinople:  1915 Env. to Austria frkd ‘1 piastra’ on 25c. cancelled “Costantinopoli 1 * Poste Italiane’ cds.  Almost the end of second period.

25

516

Smyrne:  1922 Env. to Vienna frkd 5c. Leone + Greek 10 lepta with Greek machine cancel clear of adhesives which have been pen-cancelled.

18

517

Durazzo:  1910 Env. to Naples frkd ‘1 piastra’ cancelled  “Durazzo * Uff. Postale Italiano” cds.

20

518

Scutari di Albania: 1913 20 para p.stat. card to Vienna cancelled cds.

25

519

o

Scutari di Albania: 1909-1911 ’40 piastre’ on L5 floreale fine used. Sass.8  €220

20

F I U M E

520

1919 Allied HQ reg. env. to Dronero, Cuneo frkd 5c. Leone + 25c.(2) Michetti cancelled Posta Militare 83 cds.

30

521

1921 Env. to Amsterdam frkd six 10c. Leone canc. “Volosca” cds.

25

V A R I O U S

522

Maritime: 1849 Long EL in English to Florence from Naples carried by sea and bearing large oval “Villa Di Marsiglia/Piroscafi/Maria Antonia” the Tuscan line.  Landed at Livorno.    Scarce.

50

523

R

1928 Sel. of reprints of essays of 10th Anniv. Armistice for Turin show in diff. colours (5) + Similar for Milan Fair 1949 (4)              (pws)

10

524

*

Tuscany: 1851 1cr. pale carmine on grey mtd mint, good margins but slightly thinned (almost invisible) Signed Colla. Sass. 4  €16,000    

300

525

*

Naples: 1861 10 grana orange mtd mint.  Signed Diena. Sass. 22 €175

15

526

o

Sardinia: 1855 issue 40c. canc. “Alessandria d’Egitto’ timed cds in blue. (Sass. specialized R2)   Full Diena certificate.  Sass. 16E  €22,500    

300

527

**

1865 ‘C.20’ on 15c., Type III, unmtd mint. Full Caffaz & Diena certificates. Sass. 30  €2,200     

200

528

**

1878 ‘2 C’ on 0.05 Official unmtd mint.  Signed Oliva, full Bottacchi certificate.  Sass. 30  €2,000    

180

529

*/**

1901-1926 The “Floreale” issue complete mint – 1c., 2c., 5c.  & L1,25 unmtd mint. 50c. lightly creased.  Sass. 68-79, 91, 150, 200-203 €3,500    

200

530

1901 5c. on large part front canc. Firenze. Variety Imperf.  €2,500 mint Unpriced used.    

150

531

**

1921 Dante set unmounted mint. Well centred. Sass. 116-118 €300

25

532

**

1926 Filiberto set with both perfs unmounted mint.  Sass. 126-138 €1500    

100

533

*

1934 Fiume Annexation mint set in gutter pairs with D’Annunzio portrait printed on gutter. Some stamps with black paper adhesions.  Unofficial.

25

534

**

Air: 1917 Napoli-Palermo 25c unmounted mint.  Sass. A2  €325

30

535

**

B.L.P.  1923 15c., Type III, unmounted mint. Well centred.  Signed Diena. Full Caffaz certificate.    Sass. 14   €2000    

180

536

**

B.L.P. 1923  20c., Type III, unmounted mint.  Signed Diena.   Full Caffaz certificate.    Sass.15  €1250    

120

537

**

R.S.I. 1943 25c. Imp. unmtd mint.  Variety Opt. Inverted.  Full Sottoriva certificate.    Sass. 490a  €500

40

538

**

R.S.I. – Express: 1943 L1,25 vertical strip of four unmounted mint, top pair optd.GNR Type II, bottom pair Type III.  Sass., 19/II-III €160+

20

539

R.S.I. 1944 Local Brescia official form – postage to be paid by addressee at single rate. Bears GNR 25c. postage due. Signs of a missing label. Sass. 50/1  €3000    

200

540

San Marino: Undated & unusual commercial registered envelope to London with three-colour frkg. – 5c., 10c. 40c. Sass. 7, 27, 28. €1960     

150

541

*

San Marino: 1947 U.S. Centenary L3, Perf. 14 x 13½, mtd mint. Listed but unpriced. Full Colla cert. According to Colla just one sheet so perfd. as a trial.      Sass. 331a    

250

542

**

San Marino – Pacchi: 1928 set unmounted mint.  Sass. 1-15  €250

25

543

**

San Marino – Pacchi:  1956-1961 set unmtd mint.  Sass. 37-41 €75

7

544

**

Albania – Segnatasse:  1948 set unmounted mint.  Sass. 1-5  €1125

90

545

**

China – Peking: 1917 20c. no watermark unmtd mint. Sass. 12  €1125 

90

C O L O N I E S

546

**

Aegean – Air:  1930 Ferrucci set unmtd mint.   Sass. A1-3  €150

15

547

**

Castelrosso:  1930 Ferrucci set unmounted mint.  Sass.25-29 €300

30

548

**

Cirenaica:  1923 March on Rome set unmounted mint. Sass. 5-10 €225

20

549

*

Cirenaica:  1930 Pro Milizia set mounted mint.  Sass. 68-71  €360

30

550

**

Cirenaica – Air: 1934 Roma-Mogadiscio Flight set unmounted mint. Sass. A30-39  €600

50

551

**

Eritrea:  1922 Surcharged set unmounted mint.  Sass. 54-60 €200

15

552

**

Eritrea:  1924 set unmounted mint.   Sass. 77-79  €75

6

553

**

Eritrea:  1924 Manzoni set unmounted mint.  Full Diena certificate for L5.    Sass. 71-76   €1875    

175

554

**

Libia – Servizio Commissioni:  1915 set unmtd mint.  Sass. 1-3  €300

25

555

**

Libia – Express:  1915 pair unmounted mint  Sass. E1-E2  €300

30

556

**

Libia –Air:  1928-1929 50c. & 80c. unmtd mint.  Sass. A1-A2  €240

30

557

(*)

Libia – Express:  1923 L2 Imperf & without gum and multiple “annullato’ s/l cancels. Full Colla certificate – only two examples known.  Has two pin holes mentioned in certificate.Sass. E8a    

200

558

**

Oltre-Giuba – Express:  1926 pair unmounted mint.  Sass. E1-E2  €350

30

559

**

Somalia:  1930 Pro Milizia set unmounted mint.  Sass. 140-143  €800

75

560

**

Somalia – Air:  1934 Roma-Mogadiscio Flight set unmounted mint. Sass. A7-A16  €700

60

561

**

Somalia:  1935 L25 Lion, Perf. 14, unmounted mint.  Full Diena certificate Signed Raybaudi.Sass. 230    €4000    

350

562

-

NO   LOT

 

563

**

Libia:  1951 ‘Horseman’ set unmounted mint.  Sass. 24-33  €260

25

564

**

Somalia:  1950 ‘B. A.’ overprint set unmtd mint.  Sass. 21-31 €100

10

565

**

Tripolitania – Postage Dues: 1950 set unmtd mint.  Sass. 6-10 €175

15

566

**

Somalia A.F.I.S. – Pacchi: 1950 set unmtd mint.  Sass. 1-9  €650

60

567

*

Somalia A.F.I.S. – Air: 1950-1951 set mtd mint. Sass. A1-A11  €375

35

568

o

Somalia – Segnatasse Per Vaglia:  1924 set used on three pieces with three Sottoriva certificates.    Sass. 7-12   €1350    

120

569

**

Trieste  - Pacchi:   1954 L1000 unmounted mint.  Comb perforation. Full Diena certificate.  Sass. 26  €250

25

570

**

Kingdom: 1942 Military ‘PM’ opt. set in unmounted mint blocks of four. Sass.1-20    €275

25

571

1948 L15 Bassano Bridge on ppc to Trieste canc. ‘Bassano Del Grappa” cds

20

572

Vatican:  1939 ‘Sede Vacante’ set used on unaddressed ppc.

10

573

Trieste:  1947 50c. p.stat card uprated AMG-VG issues to L10 (12) and registered to Cormons, canc. Trieste cds.

10

574

*

Somalia – Pacchi:  1923 set mounted mint.  Sass. 21-29 €750

75

575

Somalia – B.O.I.C.  1950 Commercial 40 cents B.M.A. Registration envelope uprated six 1s. ‘B. A.’ issue canc. Mogadiscio, addressed to UK. Sassone states just one piece known with mixed BMA and BA overprints.   Rare.€30,000   

2500