R E P U B L I C

Segnatasse: The following 9 lots are forms from the Military at Rome regarding the payment of monies due to prisoners of war held in Africa. All are sent “postage to be paid by addressee”

and bear 1945 Luogotenanza postage dues and other marks.  Most forms open up.

1

1947 form to  Crucoli bearing strip of five 60c. dues.

18

2

1947 from to Cessaniti bearing strip of four L1 dues.  Bears “Ministero Della Guerra”   cds.

10

3

1947 form to Amato bearing two strips of five, one of six and a single 50c due to make a Lire 9 charge.

15

4

1947 form to Strangoli bearing two strips of five 60c. + pair 50c. dues.

15

5

1947 form to Filagaso bearing strip of four + single L2 postage dues.

10

6

1947 form to Daso frkd block of fifteen 60c. + single 40c. & 60c. dues.

25

7

1947 form to Steffanaco frkd block of ten L1 postage dues.

15

8

1947 form to Soveria Mannelli frkd pair L5 dues. Payment refused as no record of his return.

10

9

1947 form to Sambiase with mixed fkg of 50c.(2) Luogotenanza + L2 Republic postage dues.

10

V A R I O U S

10

1934 Large reg. env. to Danzig frkd 20c., L2,25 Imp. + Pacinotti pair + 25c., 50c. & L1,25 Football World Cup. Canc. Milan. Unusual destination.

40

11

Republic: 1950 Large reg. env. to UK sent “Manuscritti con lettera” frkd strip of three L20, L50,+ L100 Democraica & L50 UPU cancelled Florence.

20

12

1810-1911 Accumulation of letters, ELs incl. 2kr. on newspaper cancelled Riva Nel Tirolo + interesting 1897 International Electrical Exhibition Catalogue held at Riva.  (circa a dozen)

15

13

(Local) 1852 EL to Leno on Lake Garda bearing orange square “DI RIVA CITTA” cachet.  

40

14

(Local) 1876 Printed notice to Verona bearing grey-green “DI RIVA CITTA”  cachet.

40

15

L.

Millitaria:  Group of 18 ppcs depicting various Papal & Italian military dress uniforms.   Unused.(18)

25

A N T I Q U E   S T A T E S

LOMBARDO-VENETO:

16

o

1854-1857 10c. black with part cds cancel. Good margins. Sass. 19 €700

40

17

o

1854-1857 10c. black, 4 good margins, canc. boxed “Da Venezia/Col Vapore” maritime handstamp of  Trieste.  Sass. 19  €700

40

18

o

Lake Garda: 1857 15c., 4 margined tied to piece by complete ornate oval-framed IMP. REG./ VAPORI used by Austrian mail boats.

40

19

o

Lake Garda:  1857 4-margined 15c. canc. boxed RIVA/VAP0RE used by Austrian mail boats

40

20

o

1858 5 soldi, Type I, used with part ‘Milano/24/11’ cancel.   First month of issue.   Sass. 24  €500

50

21

o

1858 15 soldi, Type I, used with part Milano cds. Sass. 27  €350

28

22

*

1859  2 soldi, Type II, mounted mint.  Sass. 28   €3800    

200

23

o

1859  2 soldi used with part  TOR…. cds cancel.  Sass. 28  €200

10

24

o

1859 3 soldi,  Type II, fine used.  Sass. 29   €250

15

25

*

1859 5 soldi, Type II, mounted mint.  Sass. 30   €1000

50

26

o

1859  10 soldi, Type II, unused.  Sass. 31  €3000    

100

27

o

1859  15 soldi, Type II, fine used with cds cancel.  Sass. 32  €180

15

28

o

1861-1862  3 soldi used with part Venezia cds cancel. Sass. 35  €185

10

29

o

1863  2 soldi with part Padova cds cancel.  Very fine. Sass. 36  €300

20

30

*

1863  2 soldi mounted mint.  Sass. 36  €550

30

31

o

1863  3 soldi, Perf. 14, used with part Udine 2-line cancel. Sass. 37 €165

10

32

o

1863 10 soldi, Perf. 14, used with part Udine 2-line cancel. Sass39 €120

5

33

o

1863  10 soldi, Perf. 14,  used pair with Venezia cds cancel. Sass. 39 €240

15

34

*

1864 2 soldi Perf. 9½, mounted mint.  Sass. 41  €900

50

35

*

1864 3 soldi Perf. 9½, mounted mint.   Sass. 42  €100

10

36

**

1864 3 soldi Perf. 9½, unmounted mint.  Sass. 42  €250

18

37

*

1864 3 soldi Perf. 9½, mtd mint block of four.  Sass. 42  €400

30

38

o

1864 5 soldi, Perf. 9½, used with boxed “Da Venezia/Col Vapore” maritime cancel of Trieste.  Sass. 43

5

39

*

1864 10 soldi, Perf. 9½, mounted mint.   Sass. 44   €180

10

40

o

1864  15 soldi Perf. 9½, with thimble cds cancel.  Sass. 45  €350

15

41

*

1864  15 soldi Perf. 9½ mounted mint.  Sass. 45   €1650

80

42

(*)

Newspaper: 1851 3c. Mercury, Type I, unused. Sass. 1  €500

20

43

o

Newspaper: 1854 3c. Mercury, Type II.  4 margined and with cds cancel. Sass. 2   €2000

50

44

o

Newspaper: 1855 3c. Mercury, Type III, 4 margined, used with Venezia cds cancel.    Sass. 3   €500

25

45

**

Newspaper:  1861  (1.05c) big margins, unmtd mint.  Sass. 10  €2250

90

46

o

Newspaper:  1863 (1,05c) grey-brown arms, bearing full Venezia cds cancel.  Big margins.  Sass. 11   €200

10

47

o

Newspaper:  1863 (1,05c) grey-brown used strip of three with Venezia cds cancel.  Scissor cut between 1-2. Scarce.  Sass. 11  €600

30

M O D E N A:

48

1855 wrapper to Scandiano bearing Reggio transit  + ornate framed “Amministrazione/Di S. Lazzaro” dispatch.

8

49

*

1859  5c. Prov. Govt. mtd mint.  Signed Richter.  Sass. 12 €2400

90

50

o

1859  5c. Prov. Govt. used with bar cancel. Signed Emilio Diena. Sass 12  €1100

50

P A P A L   S T A T E S:

51

1817 EL to Cav. Com. Corner at Verona “o dova si trova” (wherever you find him) bearing boxed “Posta Di/Senigallia”.

10

52

1850 EL to Milan bearing s/l “Occhiobello” + red “C” control mark.  On reverse “S.M.Maddelena” transit.

10

53

*

1852 ½ baj. violet mounted mint.   Sass. 1Ac  €140

10

54

1852(c) wrapper to Anegni frkd 1 baj. tied s/l FAENZA cachet.

15

55

o

1852  1 baj. tied to piece by “X” ``+ part disinfection cachet of Ferrara.

15

56

o

1852 4 baj. used pair with cds cancel.  Sass. 5A  €260

20

57

o

1857 5c. green Imperf. canc. grille.  Sass. 16  €400

20

58

1857 wrapper to Rome frkd 2 baj. tied grille with s/l POGGIO MIRETTO alongside.  

5

59

1864 EL to Rome frkd pair 1 baj. tied grille with s/l TOLENTINO besides. On rev (will open) fine “Roma-Ceprano * Ambulante/3Tr.o “ TPO cds.

15

60

o

1867 5c. blue green canc. dotted grille of Rieti.  Six frame lines. Sass. 16 

25

61

*

1867  10c. marginal vertical strip of four mtd mint. Variety “Missing “E” in stamp Two.  Sass. 17   €1600     

400

62

o

1867  20c. Indiana fine used.  Six frame lines. Sass. 18  €225

15

63

*

1867  20c. Indiana mounted mint.  Sass. 18  €450

20

64

o

1867  80c. used. Four frame lines.  Sass. 20  €850

50

65

o

1868 80c rose, Perf. 13, used. Signed Diena.  Sass. 30  €700

50

KINGDOM  OF  SARDINA:

66

1816 EL to Torre bearing s/l NICE + boxed “Intend.za. Gen.le di Nizza.

8

67

1818 EL from Laigueglia to Alassio bearing s/l cachet applied on arrival.

5

68

1821 EL to Marans, France bearing excised “P   P/EVIAN” + ‘C.S.2R’

10

69

1835 EL to Lyon, France bearing ‘Genova/7 Mar’; ‘C.S.3R’ + faint red boxed “Italie Par/Le Pont Di/Beauvoison” cachets.

5

70

1836 EL to Paris bearing two-line ALBERT-/VILLE + CS.1R + red boxed ‘Italie/P.Le Pont Di/Beauvoison”  cachets.  Scarce.

18

71

1837 EL to Porto Maurizio bearing ‘Rennes’ dispatch, Nizza transist & red ‘C.F.4.R’  (Corrispondence Francais 4 Rayon).

5

72

1839 EL to  Livorno bearing black “P.106.P/Loano”.  Rated ‘8’ on arrival. ‘15’ paid on reverse.  Late use of Napoleonic handstamp.

18

73

1842 EL to St. Etienne, France bearing red s/l ‘Milano’; ‘L.I’ & ‘T.S.1’.

5

74

1849 EL to Alassio bearing black  s/l ‘ALBENGA’.

5

75

o

1851 5c. black, four margined, used with “a punti” cancel. Sass. 1  €4500    

200

76

o

1853  40c. used with ‘TORRALBA/23 GIU 54” cds. (Isle of Sardinia. 12pts) Sass. 6   €1600

90

77

o

1854  5c., four good margins, used with large part ‘Genova/17 Lug 55’ timed cds cancel.  Sass. 7  €1200

50

78

1855 EL from Florence to Switzerland bearing dispatch cds + two-line ‘Via Di Sarzana’ .  On rev. v.fine “Poste Ambte Tra Torino E Genova (N.2)”

10

79

1857 EL to Livorno bearing red 2-line “Genova/Corso Particolare” + black two-line “DE LA RUE & C/GENES”. 

20

80

1858 EL to Geneva from Livorno bearing 2-line ‘Via Di/Sarzana’ + red T.S.1. transit marks.    Rated 60c.

5

81

1860 EL to Nice bearing MENTONE cds.

5

S I C I L Y:

82

1819 EL to Palermo rated 8 gr. bearing red ‘MES.MON’ indicating it travelled by the Messina mountain route as opposed to sea transport.

5

83

1839 Registered EL to Catanzaro bearing s/l “Messina” + oval-framed “Assicurata” in red

10

84

Independence: 1848 EL to Petralia Soprana from Palermo. Rated 3gr. and bearing revolutionary “trinacria” cachet.

20

85

Independence: 1848 EL to Caccamo from Palermdo bearin di g “trinacria” revolutionary cachet.   (Large)

20

86

1850 Registered EL to Palermo bearing oval-framed Siracusa + Assicurata

10

87

o

1859  1 grano, Plate II, fine used.  4 margined. Sass. 5   €300

25

88

o

1859  5 grana rosso/carmine, 4 margined, fine used.  Signed Sorani Sass. 9    €1400

90

89

o

1859  5 grana vermillion, Plate II, used. 4 margined.  Sass. 11  €5000

18

T U S C A N Y:

90

1796(c) Wrapper to Massa Marittima from Pitigliano rated at “1.8.4” in red.  On reverse, Siena “heart” & series of eleven “I’s”.  Post stages?

10

91

1797(c)  Wrapper to Massa Marittima bearing red Siena “heart” Week12. Rated  “1.4”

5

92

1851 EL to Florence bearing ‘Pisa * Strada Ferrata’ cds.

5

93

1851 EL to  Empoli bearing ‘Livorno Strada Ferrata’ cds.

5

94

1851 EL to Livorno bearing Carrara cds + ‘Livorno Strada Ferrata’ cds.

5

95

1854 EL to Livorno bearing Prato cds + oval-framed ‘SA. FA.’

5

95A

Livorno: 1817-1860 Accumulation of ELs bearing various types of Livorno cancels incl. ‘Via di Mare’; Strade Ferrate and Via di Sarzana. (38)

18

TUSCAN  PRIVATE  RAILWAY  POST

Strada Ferrata  Leopolda:

96

1851 EL to Livorno bearing red ‘S.F.Leopolda * Firenze U. C./II’ cds + boxed S.F.L./FRANCA

15

97

1853 EL to Livorno bearing red single ring ‘S.F.Leopolda *       Firenze U.C./12 MAG/’M’  cds. +  ‘3’.

15

98

1854 EL to Livorno bearing red  ‘S.F.Leopolda * Firenze U.C./III’ + large ‘3’

18

99

1854 Wrapper to Livorno bearing ‘Strada Ferrata Leopolda * Uffizio Centrale Firenze/IIII’ cds + large oval ‘FRANCA’ cachet.

18

100

1856 EL to Livorno bearing red ‘Strada Ferrata Leopolda * Ufficio Centrale Firenze’ cds with inverted date ‘28/LUG/N’ + oval ornate ‘Da Esigere 3’

15

101

1856 Invoice to Livorno bearing red ‘Strada Ferrata * Ufficio Centrale * Firenze 3/Mag/M’ cds + large oval ‘Strada Ferrata * Leopolda/FRANCA’

18

102

1857 EL to Poggibonsi bearing black ‘Strada Ferrata * Ufficio Centrale * Livorno 6 GIU/M’ cds + ornate oval ‘Da Esigere 3’

15

103

1857 EL to Florence bearing black ‘S.F. Leopolda * Ufficio Cent.le Di Pisa’ + large ‘3’

15

104

1858 EL to  Livorno bearing red ‘Strada Ferrata Leopolda * Uffizio Centrale * Firenze 23/AGO/I’ + ornate oval ‘Da Esigere 3’ cachet.

18

105

1862 EL to  Livorno bearing red ‘Strada Ferrata Leopolda * Uffizio Centrale * Firenze  6/FEB/II’ (date inverted) + oval ‘Da Esigere CMI 15’

18

Strada Ferrata Maria Antonia:

105A

1851(c) EL to Pistoia bearing large red ‘6/MARZO’ + ‘2’

18

106

1854 EL to Florence bearing blue oval ‘Strada Ferrata Maria Antonia * Stazione di PRATO’  (no date) + large ‘2’

20

107

1856 EL to Pistoia from Florence bearing large red ‘2’ + ’27 Aprile’

15

108

1857 EL to Livorno bearing green ‘Strada Ferrata MA.Antonia * Prato’ + red ‘Da Esigere/3 crazie’ cachets.  Fine. 

20

109

1857 Long personal EL to Florence “opposite The Pagliano Theatre near a tobacconist’s shop” bearing large green ‘Strada Ferrata * Uff. Cen. LUCCA/10/SEP 57/P.III’ + Train illustrated oval ‘Franca’.

50

110

1858 EL to  Livorno bearing green ‘Strada Ferrata M.A  Antonia * PRATO cds + oval ‘Da Esigere 3 Crazie’ cachet.

18

111

1859 wrapper to Florence bearing green “Strada Ferrata MA. Antonia * Pistoia” cds. + oval “Da Esigere/2 crazie”  Fine.

20

Strada Ferrata Livornesi:

112

Undated env. to Pisa bearing d. oval “Strade Ferrate Livornesi * Stazione di S. DONNINO’  + boxed  ‘S.F.L. /FRANCA’.  Fine.

40

113

Undated wrapper to Cascina bearing d.oval ‘Strade Ferrate Livornesi * Stazione Di ALTOPASCIO’ + oval ‘Da Esigere CMI.’   Rare.

50

Strada Ferrata Centrale Toscana:

114

1855 EL to Florence from Pisa bearing red oval “Uff. Di Citta/Della Stra. F.C.T.”  enclosing large ‘3’.

15

115

1857 EL to Livorno bearing green oval “Str. Ferr. Cent. Tosc./Stazione Di SIENA”  + small boxed ‘F’   (Franca)   Fine.

18

116

1857 EL to Livorno bearing green oval ‘Str. Ferr. Centr. Tsc./ Stazione Di SIENA + small boxed ‘3’.  Very fine.

18

117

1859 EL to Pisa bearing oval “Str. Ferr. Cent. Tosc./Stazione Di POGGIBONSI”  + small boxed ‘3’

25

118

1861 EL to Cascina bearing oval. “Str. Ferr. Cent. Tosc./Stazione Di CASTEL FIORENTINO” + oval ‘Da Esigere/CMI. 15”

40

119

1861 Wrapper to Empoli from Siena bearing red oval “Da Esiger/CMI. 15/ S. F. C. T.”  cachet.

15

S O M A L I A

120

o

1905  ‘Cent 40’ on 10a used.  Sass. 9  €550

50

121

**

1916 “C.5’ on 50c. on 5a + ‘C. 20’ on L1 on 10a unmtd mint.  Sass. 17-18 €200

20

122

*

1916 Red Cross set mounted mint.  Sass. 19-20  €340

30

123

*

1923 Propaganda Fide set mounted mint.  Sass. 45-48  €50

5

124

*

1923 March on Rome set mounted mint  Sass. 49-54   €120

12

125

*

1924 Manzoni set mounted mint.  Sass. 55-60  €750

70

126

o

1924 Manzoni set used with cds cancel.  Sass. 55-60  €5500    

400

127

*

1926-1930  L5 floreale mounted mint.  Sass. 103  €160

10

128

o

1927 Volta set fine used.  Sass. 109-111   €160

15

129

*

1928 Parmeggiani 7½c., 50c. and L1,75 mtd mint.  Sass. 116-118 €250

20

130

**

1928 Parmeggiani 7½c., 50c. & L1,75 unmtd mint.  Sass. 116-18  €625

50

131

o

1929 Pro Milizia set fine used.  Sass. 119-122  €250

25

132

**

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

70

133

o

1932 L2,55 Perf. 12, (Ostrich) fine used.  Sass. 180  €250

20

134

o

1932  L20, Perf. 12, (Kundo) fine used.  Sass. 183  €250

20

135

*

1932  L25, Perf. 12, (Lion) mounted mint.  Sass. 184  €180

15

136

**

1932  L25 Perf. 12, unmounted mint  Sass. 184  €450

40

137

**

1934 Duca degli Abruzzi set unmounted mint.  Sass. 185-192  €750

70

138

o

1934 L25 Duca degli Abruzzi fine used.  Sass. 192  €150

15

139

*

1935 King’s Visit set mounted mint.  Sass. 199-212   €700

70

140

**

1935 L25 King’s Visit unmounted min.  Sass. 212  €925

90

141

*

1935 L25 King’s Visit mounted mint.  Sass. 212  €370

30

142

1935 Reg. env. to Milan frkd L1,75, Perf. 12, canc. Mogadisci cds.  On reverse, ‘Napoli * Concentrato Poste’ transit cds.

25

143

1936 Env. to Tuin frkd 25c. + L1,25 Perf. 14 tied by Mogadiscio cds.

18

144

1936 Env. to Naples frkd on rev. Air 50c. + L1 tied “Villagio Duce Abruzzi * Somalia Italiana” cds. with another on obverse.

30

145

1936 Env. to Mesocco, Switzerland frkd L1,25, Perf. 14, canc. Mogadiscio * Somalia Italiana’ cds.

15

146

1936 ppc to Benevento frkd 10c. Perf. 14, canc. Mogadiscio cds.  Less than five words concessionary rate.

15

147

1936 Airmail ppc to Pieve di Cadore frkd L1,75, Perf. 12, cancelled Mogadiscio cds.

15

148

1940 ppc to Genova frkd 25c., Perf. 14, canc. ‘Chisimaio’ cds.

18

149

**

Air:  1934 Roma-Mogadiscio Flight set unmtd mint.  Sass. A7-16  €700

70

150

o

Air:  1936 “Africani” set fine used.  Sass. A17-A26   €110

10

151

*

Air:  1936 “Africani” set mounted mint.  Sass. A17-A26  €160

15

152

**

Air:  1936  “Africani” set unmounted mint.  Sass. A17-A26  €400

40

153

*

Pacchi:  1923 ‘Besa’ surcharge set mtd mint.  Sass. 21-29  €600

50

154

*

Pacchi:  1931 set mounted mint.  Sass. 68-70  €200

20

155

**

Segnatasse: 1906 40c. ‘Meridionale’ opt unmtd mint.  Sass. 5  €1250    

100

156

*

Segnatasse:  1909 set mounted mint.  Sass. 12-22  €1375    

100

157

*

Segnatasse:  1926 set mounted mint.  Sass. 41-51  €875

80

158

o

Segnatasse:  1926  L1-L10 (4 vals.) fine used.  Sass. 48-51  €330

30

159

o

Segnatasse Per Vaglia: 1926 set fine used.  Sass. 7-12  €1350    

100

ITALIAN  P.O.Ws.  IN  BRITAIN (& elsewhere)

160

D.

Army Form W.3000 for A. Di Luna captured on 10.12.41 at Oin el Gazala. Bears camp cachets for Alexandria;  Geneifa; Sonderwater; Sawtby; Shalstone.    Repatriated May, 1946.

20

161

D

Army Fom W3000 for A.  Pavesi captured at Marsala 23.7.43. Bears 2-line ‘Re. Reg. Transfer From/U.S. Custody” cachet.Bears Camp handstamps 211; 77 (Annsmuir); 17 (Lodge Moor, Sheffield) & 40 (Somerhill, Kent)

20

162

1945 (Apr) Letter-sheet to Catania form Lt. Medica Dr. L. Aguglia bearing fine “P.O.W. Working Company/Camp 577” + red “Passed (crown) P/W”

15

163

1944 Card to Cuna, Sicily bearing boxed “No. 99/Prisoner of War/ Hospital/Great Britain” + red boxed GB censor cachets.

15

164

1940 Capture card to Parma via Red X Geneva from Egypt camp.  British & Italian censor cachets. Dated 25/2/40 before Italy was at war.

10

165

1942 Red X “Capture Card”  to Geneva.  “To be filled in immediately after capture and only once in Egypt”.  Written by Di Bernardo of Naples.

10

166

1945 POW card to Foggia bearing 2-line cachet at Camp 125 then at London, SW17.

10

167

1945 Letter-sheet to Sassuolo (MO) from Camp 144 at Kew, London.

10

168

1944 Letter-sheet to Anagni bearing “Sheet Camp” No. 84 at Ludlow. Believed name derives from camp made of corrugated-iron sheets.

10

169

1943 Capture card to Valvasone (UD) sent from Camp 7 at Ascot.  Unusual as sent some time after capture

10

170

1946 card to Catania bearing s/l cachet ‘102 POW Camp’ then at Llanddarog, Wales.

10

171

1945 Italian letter sheet to Camp 140 Gt. Britain altered to Camp 200 bearing Taranto cds.  On rev. fine ‘Croce Rossa Italiana/Ufficio Ricerche Prigionieri * Roma.  Sent from Parma.   Odd.

10

172

1944 Card to Como from Camp 47, Motcombe Park, Shaftesbury, Dorset bearing both British and now German censor cachets.

10

173

1945 Letter-sheet to Palermo from Camp 144 at Kew, London sent airmail and franked KGVI 5d.  Scarce.

20

174

19445 card to Rome sent airmail and frkd 2½d KVI postcard rate.  Sent from Camp 114 at Eden Vale, Westbury, Wilts.

20

175

1947 Italian printed card for Camp 35 at Broughton Park, Weekley, Northants changed to German use & became Camp 259.  Bears new cachet and addressed to Elmshorn, British Zone.

10

K I N G D O M

176

1861 Wrapper to Genova fkd 20c. Sard, cut into at top canc.Voghera cds. “Bologna Ad Alessandria (1)” TPO cds on reverse.  Will open.

5

177

1861 EL to Pais frkd two 20c. Sard. (cut into) canc. Genova. Bears French entry cds for Lanslebourg.

10

177A

o

1861 20c. used with VERBANO cds. + Variety Imperf at base. Sass. 4l

20

178

1862 wrapper to Catanzaro frkd 2 gr. (cut to frame line at right) cancelled Reggio (Calabria)  cds.

10

179

o

1862   10c. brown used with Firenze cds. Signed Sorani. Sass. 1c  €900

70

180

1862 Wrapper to Bologna fkd 2c. ptd. paper stamp of Sardinia cancelled Genova cds.  Four good margins.  Sass. €350

25

181

*

1863  10c. VEII mounted mint.  Sass. 17   €2000    

100

182

1863 wrapper to Bergamo frkd 15c. “Quindici”, Type II, canc. Lovere.

10

183

1863 wrapper to Rome frkd 15c. VEIII cut close canc. Novi cds.

10

184

1863 Wrapper to Castella frkd pair 1c. ptd. paper stamp of Sardinia cancelled Torino timed cds.

10

185

1864 EL to Spezia frkd 4-margined Imperf. 20c. canc. Sarzana cds. Fine.

15

186

1864 Wrapper to Penne frkd 15c. “Quindici”, Type 1, canc. Napoli cds. Four margined.Fine.

15

187

1873 Env. to London frkd VEII 60c. dark violet canc. numeral cachet of Venice.   Sass.  21a.

12

188

1874 Env. to London frkd VEII 60c. tied numeral cancel of Rome.

10

189

1879 Printed EL from Naples to Monte Rubbiano frkd ‘2 C’ on L10 official cancelled Naples cds.  V. fine.  Sass. 36

10

190

*

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

20

191

o

1879  L2 Umberto used with part Como cds. Sass. 43  €600

50

192

*

1890  Surcharged Parcel Post set mtd mint.  Sass. 50-55  €120

10

193

o

1891-1895  L5 Umberto canc. single ring Livorno cds. Sass. 64  €400

30

193a

(*)

1893 Unissued 20c. Umberto & Queen Margherita Silver Wedding red-brown & brown unused. Sass. 64A €1800 as unused.    

180

194

1896  EL to Finale frkd 2c. canc. Bologna date stamp 

5

195

*

1901 “Floreale” set mounted mint.  Sass. 68-78  €3250    

250

196

*

1901 40c. “floreale’ mounted mint.  Sass. 74   €1100

70

197

*

1906 15c. Michetti mounted mint.  Sass. 80   €110

10

198

o

1910 Garibaldi ‘Risorgimento’ pair fine used.  Sass. 87-88  €105

10

199

o

1910 Garibaldi “Plebescite” pair fine used.  Sass. 89-80  €425

40

200

1910 Italian Ladies Cycling Club ppc unused.(pws)

20

201

o

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

10

202

1912 Official ppc of Venice Campanile to Trieste frkd 10c. Leone + 5c. Campanile cancelled Venezia Ferrovia 29.4.12 cds.

10

203

o

1915 Red Cross set fine used. Sass. 105-105  €165

15

204

1915 Env. to Ceylon fkd 10c. Leone +15c. Michetti canc. Busto Arizio cds. Bears “Opened Under Martial Law” and boxed ‘Censor Colombia’ cachets.

18

205

1919 Unused patriotic card by Bozzo & Co of Genova setting out numbers of WWI dead and wounded by Italy and Allies.

5

206

*

1921 40c. Annexation of V. Guila mtd mint.  Variety.  Vertical perf. misaligned 5mm at right.  Sass. 115fa  €180

15

207

*

1922 Mazzini set mounted mint.  Sass. 128-130  €60

5

208

**

1922  Mazzini set unmounted mint.  Sass. 128-130  €150

15

209

o

1923  Propaganda Fide set fine used with Roma 15.6.23 cds cancel. Sass. 131-134   €1500    

150

210

o

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

15

211

1923 Local Vercelli env. frkd 10c., 30c. & 50c. March on Rome cancelled cds.   Sass.  €150+

15

212

*

1923 Manzoni set mounted mint. Sass. 151-156   €1300    

100

213

o

1924 “Lira Una” opt. set fine used.   Sass. 157-161   €2000    

200

214

o

1925-1926 Jubilee both perf. sets fine used.  Sass. 186-191  €225

20

215

**

1925-1926  60c. Jubilee unmtd mint.  Variety Imperf.  Sass.186a  €400

40

216

*

1925-1926  L1 Jubilee mtd mint.  Variety Imperf.  Sass. 187e  €187

16

217

o

1926  L1,25 St. Francis Perf. 14 used.  Sass. 196  €55

5

218

o

1926 Pro Milizia set fine used.  Sass. 206-209  €550

50

219

o

1927 50c. Volta fine used.  Variety ‘Stop’ after ‘50’  Sass.s 211i €35

3

220

o

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

80

221

1930 Advert. Env. for Gritzner cooking ovens to Milan frkd 50c. Marco da Bollo fiscal canc. Spoleto cds.   Sass. 14  €500

50

222

**

1930 Royal Wedding se unmounted mint.  Sass. 269-271  €25

2

223

o

1931 St. Anthony set + 75. Perf. 12 fine used.  75c. & L5 signed Gazzi. Sass. 292-299   €1100    

100

224

o

1932  L5 Dante Alighieri fine used.  Sass. 324  €475

40

225

o

1934 Football World Cup set fine used. Sass. 357-362  €950

80

226

Spain: 1939 Ppc of Barcelona to Perugia, unfrkd, bearing “Ufficio Postale Speciale 2”  cds.

10

227

1941 Reg. env. to Vienna frkd Hitler/Mussolini set tied Milan cds. German censor strip on reverse.   Fine.

18

228

Air: 1909 Rare ppc of Brescia Airport on occasion of 1st Aerial Circuit showing pilot Anzani + biplane.  Frkd 5. Leoni tied Brescia cds. Addressed to Dante Ciampi, Pianist at Salt River, Cape Town, S. Africa.

50

229

*

Air:1922 ‘Cent 50’ on 60c. & ‘Cent 80’ on L1 mtd mint.  Sass. A8-A9 €100

10

230

Air: 1935 Env. to Australia frkd pair 7½c., + 35c. & Air 75c. Imp. cancelled Torino Ferrovia * Posta Aerea cds. Routed via Brindisi & Melbourne.

15

231

o

Express:  1925-1926  L2 fine used.  Sass. E.13  €220

20

232

Express:  1940 ‘Grand Hotel de Londres, Napoli illustrated env. to Rovetta franked 50c. Imp + L1,25 Express. Bears red s/l ‘Grande Albergo Degli Ambasciatori ‘ cachet cancelling original name.  Obviously unpatriotic. On reverse Roma-Firenze TPO, Milano and Bergamo transits.

15

233

o

Pneumatica: 1913-1923 set fine used.  Sass. 1-3  €450

40

234

o

Pneumatica:  1924-1925  set fine used.  Sass. 4-7  €950

80

235

o

Pneumatica:  1925 20c. & 40c. fine used.  Sass. 8-9  €800

70

236

**

Pacchi:  1884-1886 set unmounted mint.  Sass. 1-6  €1058

80

237

o

Pacchi:   1884-1886 set fine used.  Sass. 1-6  €575

40

238

Segnatasse: 1934 Unfrkd Finance Ministry envs. to Bari bearing 20c. & 30c. & 50c. postage dues respectively        (2)

10

239

Segnatasse:  1934 Reg. unfrkd env. from Bari to Giovinazzo. Taxed L2,25 made up with mixed frkg of 20c. & 50c.(2) of 1890-1894 + 5c. & L1 of 1934

25

240

Busta Lettera Postale:  1922-1923 Unused env. advertising Vini Calissano (19 Serie Lazio) frkd 10c Leone + 40c. BLP Michetti.  Complete with insert.

50

241

**

Ente Parastatali: 1924 Federaz. Italiane Biblioteche Pop. set unmounted mint.  Full Bolaffi certificate.  Sass. 34-37  €800

80

241a

1924 Card to Tirano from Sondrio frkd 10c.(3) CASSA NAZIONALE ASSIC. INF. LAVORO with official cachet alongside. Also bears boxed cachet of “Ferrovia Alta Valtellina”.   Rare.    

120

242

P.O.W. Mail: 1943 Env. to Hexham, UK frkd L10 Air Imp. cancelled Asolo. Annotated “Written in English by Mrs. Philip Somerslocks” c/o of Asolo Municipality and bears its cachet.  Routed via Lisbon. UK & Italian censors.

20

243

P.O.W. Mail: 1943 card to wife in UK sent from Camp 21. Sent airmail via Roma-Lisbon.  Censored.  Lot includes photo of the Captain sender

18