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L I T E R A T U R E

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                        beforehand for me to bring a particular item or items. )

274

L.

“The Notebook of an Amateur Collector of Early Souvenirs of the Air Post” 67pp.  In English.  A photo-copy edition. Includes details of the lakes flight. Also “La Posta Aerea D’Italia” by Consonni.  45pp.                (two)

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281

L.

“Il Servizio Postale Nella Marina Militare 1892-1920”, 585 pp. Illus. cat. of Italian Navy markings + details incl. commandeered merchantmen.

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WORLD  WAR  I  -  AUSTRIAN   OCCUPATION

288

1918  Unaddressed ppc of Calalzo del Cadore frnkd 1 & 2 Feldpost canc. K.u.K. Ettapenpostampt * Pieve di Cadore’ cds.

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289

1918 ppc of Venice to Irencscvo bearing K.u.K. Etappenpostampt * Cividale’ cds.

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290

1918 FPC to Austria bearing K.u.K. Feldpostamt 212 then at Oderzo

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WORLD  WAR  I  - ITALIAN OCCUPATION OF AUSTRIA

292

1920 Ppc to Portogruaro frkd 5c. + 10c canc. “Ala * Poste Italiane” cds.

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295

1916 Env. to Rome frkd pair 10c. Leone canc. “Aiello * Poste Italiane” cds.

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299

1917 ppc to Livorno frkd 5c. canc. “Cormons * Poste Italiane” cds.

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301

1916 10c. p.stat. card to Zurich canc. “Cervignano * Poste Italiane” cds. Also bears black censor cachet + red 2-line “Milano/Posta Estera”.

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WORLD  WAR  II  - GERMAN OCCUPATION

304

1944 Env. to Hamburg frkd 12pf. + 33pf canc. Deutsche Dienstpost Adria * Udine” cds.  Bears similar red straight-line cachet.

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305

1944 Env. to Leslau frkd UPU set canc. “Deutsche Dienstpost Adria * Triest”   date stamp.

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306

1944 Env. to Hamburg ffrkd 12pf canc. ‘Deutsche Dienstpost Adria * Pola” cds. Bears similar straight line cachet in black.

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308

1944 Env. to Hamburg frkd UPU set canc. “Deutsche Dienstpost Adria * Fiume “ cds. Bears similar straight line cachet in red.

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309

1944 Env. to Gleiwitz frkd 3+7(2) UPU canc. “Deutsche Dienstpost Allpenvorland * Toblach”  (Dobbiaco) cds. Bears similar boxed cachet.

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311

1944 Env. to Weidenau frkd 12pf canc. “Deutsche Dienstpost Alpenvorland * Neumarkt” cds.   (Egna) Bears similar boxed cachet.

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312

1944 Env. to Munich frkd 3+7 UPU(2) canc. “Deutsche Dienstpost Alpenvorland * Mals” cds. (Malles)  Bears similar boxed cachet.

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313

1944 Reg. env. to Chemnitz frkd various canc. “Deutsche Dienstpost * Alpenvorland * Sterzing” cds. (Vipiteno)  Bears red boxed similar cachet.

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V A R I O U S

314

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Papal States: 1852 3baj. used, four frame lines.  Variety Break in outer frame line at left.   Pos. 24.  Sass. 4  €150

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316

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1923 Propaganda Fide set mounted mint.   Sass. 131-134  €30

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318

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1930 Pro Milizia set unmounted mint.   Sass. 272-275  €100

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319

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1933 L2,55 Holy Year unmounted mint.   Sass. 349  €125

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320

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Air:  1933 Holy Year pair unmounted mint.  Sass. A54-55  €20

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S A R D I N I A

326

1818 EL to Agde bearing small s/l ‘Nice’, ‘C.S.1.R’ + red boxed ‘Italie Par Antibes’.  Rated ‘1’ altered to ‘4’.

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327

1821 EL to Porto Maurizio bearing s/l ‘Nantes’, ‘Nizza Marit.A’ transit + red ‘C.F.4. R.’.     Rated ’22’

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V A R I O U S

331

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Parma: 1852 40c. used on  piece.   Sass. 5

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333

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Sicily: 1859  1 grano used.   Sass. 4

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334

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Sicily:  1859  5 grana used.   Sass. 11    

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335

o

Sicily:  1859   10 grana used.  Sass. 12

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336

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Tuscany: 1860  1 centes used with cds cancel. Sass. 17

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337

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Tuscany:  1860 40 cents used.  Cut very close.   Sass. 22    

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340

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1862 2c. ptd paper used with part boxed cancel.  Four margined. Sass. 10

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341

o

1925 Holy Year set used on pieces with Roma  cds cancel. Sass. 169-174

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342

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1926 Pro Milizia set used on pieces with Roma cds cancel. Sass. 206-209

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343

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1930 Virgil set mounted mint.   Sass. 282-290 

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344

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1932  Dante Alighieri set used.   Sass. 303-314

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345

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Air:  1932 L100 Dante Alighieri used.   Sass. A41

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346

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1934 Football World Cup post + air sets used – air set on pieces. Sass. 157-161 +A69-A72    

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347

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Air:  1934 Military Medal set mounted mint.   Sass. A74-A82

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348

o

1937 Famous Italians set fine used.   Sass. 426-435

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349

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G.N.R. – Air: 1944 75c. unmounted mint.   Full SCF certificate. Sass. A119

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350

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Enti Parastatali: 50c. Consorzio Bibliot. Torino unmounted mint block of four.    Sass. 33    

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351

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Aegean: 1931 St. Anthony set fine used.  Sass. 37-43

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352

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Aegean – Air: 75c. Football World Cup bottom marginal strip of five fine used.    Sass. A35

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353

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Castelrosso:  1923 Annexation set in unmounted mint blocks of four. Sass. 10-14

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356

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Ethiopia:    1936 set unmounted mint..    Sass. 1-7

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358

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Oltre Giuba – Segnatasse: 1925 set mounted mint  L5 rounded corner. Sass. 1-10

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359

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Somalia:  1935 King’s Visit set mounted mint.  L25 has two small gum rust spots.Sass. 199-212    

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360

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Somalia:  1935-1938 L2, Perf. 14, unmtd mint block of four.

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369

1871 Unfranked wrapper (in pieces) to Genova from Odessa bearing L1 postage due

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370

1901 ppc from Moscow to Bergamo frkd 2k showing “The Czar of Cannons” with balls the size of footballs.

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372

1924 Env. to Medegnano frkd 25c. Parastatali “Assoc. Naz. Mutil. Inv. Guerra Roma”  canc. Milan and sent Express.

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375

Republic – Express: 1951 Env. to Taranto from Codogno franked low- value Democratica and Lavoro issues (12)

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376

Republic – Express: Similar lot to 375 but the following year.

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377

A.O.I. 1938 Env. to Salerno frkd Augustus 5c., 10c.(2) + L1,25 cancelled Gondar.  Interestingly – address on reverse reads “Capo Paese di Burie” + Capo Mercato del Damot” accompanied by s/l “R. Residenza Del Burie-Damot.

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378

Aegean: 1938 Env. to Germany 5c.-50c. Perf. 14 + 50c.& L1 airs cancelled ‘ Posta Aerea * Rodi (Egeo) cds. On rev. coloured label of the “Adriatica”

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381

Somalia: 1936 Env. to Pisa frkd 25c., 50c. &  L1,75 canc. Mogadiscio cds.

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382

Tripolitania: 1935 Env. to Assab, Eritrea frkd 5c. 10c., 20c. + 75c. air cancelled Sirt cds.   Bears Asmara transit.    Signed.

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384

Somalia – AFIS: 1951 Env. to Bazara, Aden Camp frkd (on reverse) 20c. + 1 somali Consiglio canc. Mogadiscio. 

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386

Montenegro: 1943 Petrovic-Njegos set on unaddressed cover with illustrated cancel.   Signed.

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387

Spanish Civil War:  1937 Franco illus. env. to Florence from Seville, also bears Spanish and Italian flags.

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388

Spanish Civil War:  1937 Airmail env. to Florence from Seville with multi-franking.  Franco illustrated.

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ANTIQUE  STATES  -  Lombardo Veneto

427

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1850 15c. tied to small piece by oval “Imp. Reg./Vapori” used on Austrian mailboats on Lake Garda. Very fine.

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430

1854 EL to  Monfelice frkd 15c. fiscal canc. 2-line dated Treviso.   Full SBDV certificate

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432

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1858  15 soldi tied to piece by 2-line cancel.   Sass. 27.  €400

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434

o

1859  3 soldi black used.   Sass. 29   €250

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435

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1859  15 soldi fine used with cds cancel.  Sass. 32  €200

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436

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1861-1863  3 soldi green used with Venezia cds cancel.  Sass. 35  €185

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437

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1861-1863  3 soldi green mounted mint.   Sass. 35  €2500    

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441

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1864-1865 3 soldi green,  P.9½, used.   Sass. 42  €70

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442

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1864-1865  3 soldi green, P.9½, unmtd mint block of four.  Sass. 42 €400

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443

o

1864-1865  15 soldi, P.9½, fine used.   Sass. 45  €350

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444

o

Newspaper: 1864 (1.05) horiz. strip of three used with Venezia cds cancel. Scissor cut between 1 and 2.    Sass. 11   €600

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M O D E N A

445

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1852  10c. stop after ‘10’ mtd mint.  4 margined.  Variety CENE.  Sass. 9e €2500    

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446

1857 EL to Philadelphia from Carrara frkd Lira 1 – second stamp missing – Bears ‘Via Di Sarzana’; ‘Pont de Beauvoisin’ & ‘Brit. Service’ transit cachets. Full Fiedl certificate.   Sass.  €14000    

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447

o

1859 10c. Prov. Govt. ardesia violacceo used.  Sass. 15   €450

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P A P A L    S T A T E S

451

o

1852  2 baj. used – 8 frame lines.  Scarce.  Sass. 3

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452

1867 EL to Rome from Frascati frkd white 2 baj.  Sass. 3A  €350

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453

1869 EL to Bologna  frkd 3 baj. bruno cuoio scura tied grille of Rome.  On reverse, ‘Siena’ & “Amb. Livorno-Firenze N.2”. Rare shade. Sass. 4Ac €1650

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454

1866 EL to Viterbo frkd 4 margined 2 baj. tied grille of Rome.  Bears tiny “Dopo La/Partenza” cachet.

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456

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1852  4 baj. yellow horizontal pair used with cds cancel. Sass. 5A €300

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461

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1867  10c. vermiglio arancio vertical strip of four mtd mint. Sass. 17 €6000    

100

462

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1867  20c. indiano mounted mint.   Sass. 18  €550

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P A R M A

465

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1852 15c. black – 4 good margins – used with net cancel.  Sass. 3   €200

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467

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1857-1859  25c. used with Parma cds cancel. Sass. 10  €500

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KINGDOM   OF   SARDINIA

470

1808 EL to Turin, rated 3 decies, bearing “105 CHERASCO” cachet.

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471

1802 EL to Mayor of Bra bearing “105 SALUCE”. Rated 3 decimes

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472

1811 EL to Mayor of Racconis bearing “105 SAVIGLIANO”  Rated ‘2’

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473

1809 Servant’s long EL to Madame Faustine Mazzetti nee Grosso- Bergolo-Riva at Turin.  Bears “106 CAZAL”.   Rated 3 decimes.

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474

1809 EL to Turin bearing “107 VERCEIL”.   Rated 3 decimes.

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476

1817 EL to Consul General at Marseille re. shipping. Bears 2-line TORINO/R. UFFIZI cachet.  Rated 6 decimes.

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477

1829 Double rate long family EL to Alessandria bearing s/l CANELLI. Bears ‘7’ indicating grammes and rated ‘6’ decimes.

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478

1820 EL to Saluzzo bearing s/l DEMONTE. Annotated “V. Genes”.

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POSTAL   STATIONERY

480

1895 (18th March) Monument to Milan’s “Cinque Giorni”.  Unused and used cards – latter to Udine four days earlier (14.3.95)  Pertile 27(2)

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481

1895 “Cinque Giornate” Coloured illustrated card by “Amici del Bene” unused.   1000 issued . No.107.    Pertile 30.

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482

1894 Inter. Philatelic Exhibition, Milan.  Four 10c. cards – one mint, two registered ; one with First Day cachet.   Pertile 18     (4)

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483

1894 Milan’s ‘Esposizione Riunite’.  Four different illustrated cards reg. to Lugano frkd 10c. + 25c. Umb.  On rev. ‘Amb.te Milano-Chiasso N.2’ (4)

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484

1896 Royal Wedding 10c. card used and mint.   Varieties Space between “si” & “scrive” + “scrive “ & “soltanto”.  Pertile 25Ba/b       (2)

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485

1897 Inauguration of Biennale, Venice. Illustrated & plain cards, used and mint.    Pertile 26(2)

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486

1897 St. Anthony of Padova.   Illustrated cards 1(2 – black & red), 2, 8 & 10. All mint.   Pertile 23

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487

1897 St. Ambrose of Milan.  Illus. card reg. to Lugano.  Pertile 27 €150

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488

1913 (Feb. & March) 10c. cards to Genova canc. “Roma (Camera Dei Deputati) cds.  Reverse bear two different type  Camera logos.   (2)

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L E V A N T

488a

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1874  10c. VEII mint.   Signed Raybaudi.   Sass. 4   €3000    

200

489

o

1874  60c. lilac fine used.   Sass. 8   €450

30

489a

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1878-1879 20c. VEII mounted mint.    Sass. 11  €13,000    

500

490

o

1881-1883  Umberto set used.   Sass. 12-16  €185

15

490a

o

Crete:  1906 10c. floreale – key value  - fine used.  Sass. 6  €450

40

491

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Crete:  1906  L5 floreale unmounted mint.  Sass. 13   €1875    

150

492

o

Albania:  1902 set fine used.   Sass. 1-3  €20

2

493

o

Albania:  1902 set without “Albania” fine used.   Sass. 4-6  €2

2

494

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Albania:  1907 set without “Albania” fine used.  Sass. 10-12  €70

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LEVANT   -   CONSTANTINOPLE

495

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1908  30 para on 15c. mtd mint.  Signed Oliva, Diena.   Sass. 3   €2000    

150

496

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1908  ‘2 piastre’ on 50c. Mich. mtd mint.  Signed Oliva, Diena.  Sass. 5 €5500    

400

497

o

1908 3rd Local Issue. ‘4 piastre’ on L1 tied to piece by cds. Sass. 16 €120

10

498

o

1908  4th Local Issue  ’20 piastre’ on L5  tied to piece by complete cds. Sass. 19   €90

8

499

1908 (18 June) ppc to Bologna frkd ’20 para’ on 10c. canc. “Costantinopoli * Poste Italiane”   cds.

12

500

1908 ppc to Vienna frkd ’20 para’ canc. “Costantinopoli (Pera)” cds.

10

501

1908 commercial card to Germany frkd pair ’10 para’ on 5c. cancelled single ring “Costantinopoli * Poste Italiane”

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502

1909 Env. to Bologna frkd ‘1 piastre’ on 25c. tied by Costantinopoli II * Poste Italiane” date stamp.  Surcharged misaligned low so as to omit the value.

25

503

1909 ppc to  Rome frkd ’20 para’ tied “Costantinopoli (Pera)” cds with 8-bar lunettes.

10

504

1910 ppc to Bologna frkd ’30 para’ on 15c. canc. “Costantinopoli III’ cds

20

504A

1910 ppc to Milan frkd 10 para canc. ‘Costantinopoli I’ cds.

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Constantinople  -  Second Period

507

1915 20 para postal stationery card to USA canc. ‘Costantinopoli 1” cds

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Constantinople  -  Third Period

508

1920 ppc to Bassano, redirected Milan, frkd pair 10 para cancelled ‘Costantinopoli 1 * Poste Italiane’ cds.

10

509

o

1921  1 piastra on 5c. Leone fine used.  Key value. Sass. 28  €800

70

510

1921 Env. to Rome frkd vertical strip of three 20c. Michetti of Italy canc. ‘Costantinopoli 1 * Poste Italiane’ cds.

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511

1921 Env. to Zurich, redirected St.Gallen with mixed franking of 2 piastre on 15c.; 5 piastre on 25c.. + Italy 5c. Leone canc. ‘Costantinopoli ‘ cds. Sass. €3200+     Rare item.    

250

512

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1922 8th Local Issue.  45 piastre + 90 piastre mtd mint.  Sass. 66-7 €250

25

513

1922 Reg. env. to Rome frkd 10c. + pair 40c. of Italy canc. Costantinopoli

20

515

1922 Reg. env. to Vienna frkd pair ‘7 piastre 20 para’ on L1 floreale canc. Costantinopoli cds.   Sass. €600

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LEVANT   OFFICES

518

Gerusalemme: 1913 ppc to Rome frkd 20 para on 10c. cancelled cds. Sass. €800

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520

Salonicco: 1909 ppc to Rome frkd 10 para canc. single ring cds.

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521

Salonicco: 1909 reg. env. to Rome, frkd (on reverse) marginal block of eight 10 para on 5c. for Albania (Sass. 10) cancelled cds.

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522

1909 20 para p.stat. card to Turin canc. ‘Salonicco’ sq.circle date stamp.

10

523

1910 Env. to Matelia frkd ‘1 piastre’ on 25c. canc. Salonicco d/stamp.

10

524

1912 ppc to Milan frkd 10 para canc. single ring ‘Salonicco (Ufficio Postale Italiano)’ date stamp.

10

526

Smirne: Undated ppc to Alessandria frkd Turkish 10 para.  Obverse bears fine d.c. “Posta Militare Italiana * Smirne”  cachet.

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527

Smirne: 1909 ppc to Trieste frkd 10 para canc. single ring ‘Smirne * Ufficio Postale Italiane” date stamp.

10

528

Smirne: 1913 ppc to Bologna frkd 20 para canc. Smirne cds.

10

532

Tripoli:  1911 ppc to Nizza frkd optd. 5c. canc. ‘Tripoli di Barberia’ cds. Sass. €150

10

533

Tripoli:  1912 ppc to Nizza frkd 5c. Leone of Italy canc. sq. circle Tripoli di Barberia date stamp.

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