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

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

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

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

40

*?(*)

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

11

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

50

**

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

14

V A R I O U S

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

A E G E A N   -  ZANTE

63

**

1941  5d marginal unmounted mint.  Sass. 12

20

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

76

o

1951 Sardinian Centenary set used.   Sass. 672-674

2

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

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

94

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

5

96

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

35

98

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

25

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

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

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

112

o

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

10

114

*

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

40

118

*

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

20

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

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

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

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

152

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

15

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

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

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

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

KINGDOM   -   AIR  MAIL

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

218

o

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

160

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

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

KINGDOM   -   PNEUMATIC  MAIL

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

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

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

259

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

50