WWII PRISONER OF WAR MAIL

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1941 card to   Guiliocesare, Sicily bearing fine POW Camp No. 18 cachet, then at Haltwhistle, Northumberland.

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2

1945 Letter-sheet to UK from Foggia bearing 3-line cachet “Italian/32 Camp P.O.W./ Great Britain” then at Wormwood Scrubs, London.

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3

1941 card from Patti, Messsina to Camp 33 then at Old Windmills, Blackthorn, Arncot, Oxfordshire.

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4

1942 Env. from Cosenza to Camp 35, Boughton, Northants.  British censor strip at right. 

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5

1943 Letter-sheet to Bergamo from Camp 37, Sudlely Castle, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire.   Censored.

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6

1945 Airmail letter-sheet to Brescia frkd KGVI 5d. with red “crown” machine cancel + Camp 67 cachet, then at Snadyhillock, Criagellachie, Banffshire.

10

7

1946 Letter-sheet to Palermo from Camp 72, Ducks Cross, Dacca Farm, Colesden Road, Wilden, Bedfordshire.

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8

1946 card to Massa Carrara from Camp 100, St. Martins, Gobowen, Shropshire.

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9

1944 card to Foggia from Camp 125, Newland House, Tooting, London.

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10

1945 Card to Cosenza from Camp 146, Newton, Kirkham, Lancs.

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11

1946 Letter-sheet to Costioliole D’Asti from Camp 143 at Carlton Hall, Calton in Lindrick, Worksop, Nottinghamshire.

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12

1946 Card to Fiume from Camp 200 at Llanover Park, Llanover, Abergavenny, Wales.

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13

Undated letter-sheet to Bari from Camp 560..  Bears British censor cachet.

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14

1945 Letter-sheeet to Ragusa, Sicily bearing red “Passed (crown) machine cancel  + small violet ‘Camp/565/Great Britain’ 3-line cachet.

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15

1945 Card to Agrigento from Camp 574.  Fine cachet.

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16

1946 Card to Treviso from Camp 636, Cowick Hall, West Cowich, Snaith Yorkshire. Writer states he’s returning home in 3 days time

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17

1945 card to Piacenza bearing Camp 660 cachet then at Potterton Camp, Thornliebank, Glasgow.

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18

1945 card to Genova bearing 2-line POW Camp/701 cachet.  Unlisted.

5

19

1945 Airgraph with envelope to Milan.  Writer with 418 Labour Btn.

8

20

1944 Printed env. to Catania from American Camp 371.   Censored.

5

21

D.

1942-1946 Camp record for POW Giovile Gallliera captured Tobruk 1941.

10

22

1940 Capture card to Agrigento (via Red X, Geneva) from Egyptian camp.

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23

L.

Orkney’s Italian POW Chapel pamphlet + 2 ppcs of their chapel built at Henllan, Llandysul, Wales.(3 items)

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L E V A N T

24

P.

1874 Marginal unmounted mint Proof which has the “three dots” variety in upper left quadrant.  Signed Oliva.    Rare.   Sass. P.1 Variety.   

300

25

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1874 5c. used block of four on piece with barred ‘234’ cancel of Alexandria Sass. 3.  €5,500   

250

26

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1874  10c. used with barred cancel ‘235’ of Tunis.  Sass. 4  €150

10

26A

o

1874  20c. VEII used.  Sass. 5   €70

5

27

P.

1874 60c. Imperf unmounted mint Proof. Big margins. Signed Diena. Sass. P. 8   €525

50

28

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1874 60c. VEII used.  Sass. 8  €450

30

29

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1874  L2  VEII used with bar cancel. Sass. 9   €1400   

100

30

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1874  L2 mounted mint.   Sass. 9  €250

20

31

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Albania:  1902 set mounted mint.  Sass. 4-6  €90

8

32

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Crete:  1905 ‘Floreale’ set mounted mint.  Sass.  3-13  €1500       

150

C O N S T A N T I N O P L E

33

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1908 2nd Local Issue.  ’15 para’ on 15c. Michetti fine used. Sass. 10 €200

20

34

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1908 2nd Local Issue.  ’15 para’ on 15c. Mich. unmtd mint.  Sass. 10 €700     

60

35

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1908 2nd Local Issue. ‘1 piastra’ on 25c. mounted mint.  Variety Opt. misaligned to base (a cavallo) Sass. 11c  €550

40

36

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1908 2nd Local Issue. ‘1 piastra’ on 25c. unmtd mint block of nine. Variety Centre stamp shows PIPSTRA error. Sass. 11/11d €1090.   Exhibition Piece.

80

37

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1908 2nd Local Issue. ‘2 piastre’ on 50c. mtd mint pair.  Variety Right hand stamp surcharged ‘20’.   Sass. 12k  €3200   

250

38

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

10

39

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1908 3rd Local Issue set mounted mint.  Sass. 15-17  €340

30

40

o

1908 3rd Local Issue.  ’20 piastre’ on L5 marginal block of four used on small piece with cds cancel.   Sass. 17  €1200 as singles.   

120

41

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1908 4th Local Issue. ‘4 piastre’ on L1 + ’20 piastre’ on L5 mounted mint. Sass. 18 – 19 €140

10

42

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1908 4th Local Issue.  ’20 piastre’ on L5 floreale unmounted mint block of four.   Sass. 19  €700

70

43

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1921 5th Local Issue.  ‘1 piastre’ on 5c. Leone marginal unmounted mint. Sass. 28  €1375   

100

44

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1921 5th Local Issue set mounted mint.  Sass. 28-32  €800

80

45

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1921 5th Local Issue.. ‘4 piastre’ on 20c. mounted mint. Sass. 30 €120

10

46

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1922 ‘Piastre 3,75’ on 25c. mtd mint.  Variety Overprint misaligned to left. Sass. 46fa   €15

1

47

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1922 ‘Piastre 3,75’ on 25c. mtd mint. Variety ‘Stop’ in place of ‘comma’ in overprint.   Sass. 46c.  €20

2

48

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1922 7th Local Issue set mounted mint.  Sass. 47-57  €1200   

100

49

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1922 7th Local Issue. ‘Piastre 3,75’ on 40c. mounted mint.  Variety Surcharge misaligned right.  Sass. 51da  €110

10

50

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1922 8th Local Issue. ‘7½ Piastre’ on 85c. Michetti, marginal unmounted mint pair – one showing PASIRE error. Sass. 63/63c €150

15

51

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1923 ‘Piastre 3 Para 30’ on mint block of four – two unmounted. Variety Surcharge misaligned to top.  Sass. 78c  €260

25

52

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1923 ‘Piastre 7, Para 20’ on 60c. marginal mounted mint.  Variety Overprint & Surcharge misaligned right   Sass. 80aba  €200

20

53

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Express:  1922 ‘L1,25’ on 30c. of Italy canc. April date stamp – four months before introduction of ’15 piastres’ overprint stamp.

15

54

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Express:  1922 ’15 piastre’ on 30c. mtd mint.  Sass. E2  €650

50

55

o

Segnatasse:  1921 L1 fine used.  Sass. 4  €140

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O F F I C E S

56

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Gerusalemme: 1909-1911 ’30 para’ on 15c. mounted mint.  Variety Letters of ‘Poste Italiane’ incomplete at base.  Sass. 3a  €250

25

56a

Gerusalemme:  1933 Roma-Gerusalemme First Flight.  Double picture reply card to The Latin Patriarch celebrating Holy Land Pilgrimage. Franked 75c. + L1,75 celebrating 10th Anniversary Advent of Fascism Sass. 34/337.      Not seen before

80

57

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Valona: 1916 ‘Cent. 20’ on 15c. mounted mint.  Sass. 3  €25

2

58

Tunis: 1868 EL to Genova frkd pair 20c. VEII canc. “a punti” with ‘Tunisi * Poste Italiane’ cds. in association.  Cagliari transit on reverse.

40

59

Tunis: 1870 EL to Genova frkd 40c. VEII tied ‘234’ a punti with Poste Italiane cds in association.   Cagliari transit on reverse.

40

60

**

China – Peking: 1917 ‘2 cents’ on 5c. Leone unmtd mint.  Sass. 1 €1500    

150

61

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China – Peking: 1917-18 set + unissued 20c. mtd mint.  Sass. 8-18 €1250    

100

62

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China – Peking:  1918-1919 set  complete to ’40 cent’ on L1 mounted mint.   Sass. 19-26  €1240    

100

63

**

China – Tientsin (Segnatasse) 1919 set unmounted mint. Sass. 9-12 €275

25

64

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Bengasi:  1901 ‘1 piastra’ on 25c. Floreale mtd mint.  Sass. 1  €110

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C I R E N A I C A

65

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1923 Propaganda Fide set mounted mint.   Sass. 104  €50

5

66

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

20

67

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1925 Holy Year set unmounted mint.   Sass. 17-22  €65

6

68

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1926 St. Francis set unmounted mint.  Sass. 27-31  €20

2

68A

o

1926 St. Francis set fine used.  Sass. 27-31  €220

20

69

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1926 Colonial Institute set unmounted mint.  Sass. 32-27  €20

2

70

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1927 Pro Milizia set unmounted mint.   Sass. 38-41   €50

5

71

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1927 Volta set unmounted mint.   Sass. 42-44  

10

72

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1928 African Society set unmounted mint.   Sass. 45-48  €40

4

72A

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1928 African Society set fine used.   Sass. 45-48  €100

10

73

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1929 Pro Milizia set unmounted mint.   Sass. 49-52   €70

6

74

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1929 Montecassino set unmounted mint.   Sass. 53-59  €200

20

75

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1930 Royal Wedding set unmounted mint.   Sass. 60-62  €20

2

76

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1930 Ferrucci set unmounted mint.   Sass. 63-67   €175

15

77

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1930 Pro Milizia set unmounted mint.   Sass.68-71  €800

80

78

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1930 Agriculture Institute set unmounted mint.  Sass. 72-76  €125

10

79

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1930 Virgil set mounted mint.  Sass. 77-85  €20

2

80

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1931 St. Anthony set unmounted mint.  Sass. 86-92  €80

8

81

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Air:  1932 (7 Jan) set unmounted mint.  Sass. A1-3  €40

4

82

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Air: 1932 (2 May) pair + 1943 60c. unmounted mint. Sass. A4-5, 40 €75

7

83

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Air:  1932 ‘Africani’ set unmounted mint.   Sass. A6-11  €225

20

84

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Air:  1933 Balbo pair unmounted mint.   Sass. A18-A19  €140

14

84a

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Air:  1933 Balbo pair fine used.   Sass. A18-A19  €1650    

150

85

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Air:  1934 Roma-Buenos Aires Flight set unmtd mint.  Sass. A20-23 €60

6

86

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Air:  1934 Roma-Mogadiscio Flight set mtd mint. Sass. A30-39  €280

20

87

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Admin. Autonomous: 1950  “Horseman” set unmounted mint. Sass. 1-13   €220

20

88

o

Admin. Autonomous: 1950 “Horseman” set fine used. Sass.1-13 €320

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LAKE  STEAMER  MAIL  -  MAGGIORE

89

1861 Commercial EL to Turin bearing “Verbano” cds and rated 2 decimes. Writer states that the day before he was fortunate to send the accounts by the “Verbano” because during the night he had been tormented by wind and dysentery …

25

90

1861 EL to Genova bearing Intra cds, rated 2 decimes and bearing on reverse (will open) “Verbano (N.2)” transit cds.

18

91

1864 Envelope to Biella frkd VEII 15c. tied “Verbano (N.2) cds.

25

92

1866 EL to Genova from Pallanza frkd ‘C. 20’ on 15c., Type 1, tied “229” allocated to mailboats and bearing “Verbano (N.2) cds. in association.

25

93

1873 Env. to Turin frkd VEII 20c. (Sass. 26) tied ‘229’ a punti with “Verbano (N.2) in association.Fine.

25

94

1873 Env. to Turin frkd VEII 20c. canc. ‘228’ a punti with “Verbano No.1 * Corsa Discendente” in association.

20

94A

1872  QUERY:  Same as above but from VERCELLI which is almost due south of Lake Maggiore to go to Turin miles North-West? 

20

95

1874 Env. to Pinerolo frkd 20c. VEII canc. ‘228’ a punti bearing “Verbano No. 2 * Corso Discendente” cds.

20

96

1888 10c. p.stat. card to Magadino bearing “Arona-Magadino (No. 2) cds

18

97

1898 10c. p.stat. card to Hamburg canc. “Arona-Magadino (No. 1) cds. Bears cursive Pallanza collettorie cachet.  Fine.

20

98

1903 coloured ppc of Pallanza to UK frkd 10c. floreale tied “Nat. Arona- Locarno” cds.

15

99

1903 10c. p.stat. card to Lesa from Madino canc. “Arona-Locarno (2)” cds

15

100

1903 10c. p.stat. card to Lesa from Stresa canc. “Locarno-Arona (3)” cds.

18

101

1904 ppc to Rome frkd 2c. tied “Locarno-Arona (3)” cds.

15

102

1905 ppc to London frkd 10c. floreale canc. “Nat. Locarno-Arona” cds.

15

103

Undated ppc to England frkd 5c. arms tied 2-line “Servizio Postale Sul Lago Maggiore” cachet.

18

104

1910 ppc from Pallanza to Switzerland frkd 10c. Leone canc. “Locarno- Arona (2)” cds with 8-bar lunettes.

12

105

1910 ppc to France from Isola Bella frkd 10c. Leone canc. “Arona-Locarno (2)” cds.

10

106

1911 ppc to Ireland from Pallanza frkd 5c. Leone canc. “Arona-Locarno * (2) cds..

10

107

1913 ppc  to England from Pallanza frkd 10c. Leone canceled “Natante Locarno Arona” cds.

10

108

1913 ppc of Isola Bella to Siena frkd 5c. Leone canc. “Locarno Arona (1)” cds.  Very small  (1).

15

109

1923 ppc from Isola Bella to Milan frnkd 15c. Leone tied “Locarno-Arona (3)” cds.  Uncommon rate.

15

110

1929 ppc to Ferrara from Intra fkd 20c. blue Michetti cancelled  “Servizio Postale sul Lago Maggiore” cds.

15

LAKE   GARDA

111

1909 ppc frkd 5c. Leone canc. Salo cds.  Address rubbed out.  Bears “Servizio Postale Sul Lago Di Garda (2)” cds.

10

112

1910 ppc of Isola di Garda to Rome frkd 5c. Leone cancelled  “Servizio Postale Sul Lago Di Garda (6)” cds.

25

113

1913 map ppc from Gardone to England frkd 10c. Leone cancelled “Servizio Postale Sul Lago Di Garda (1)” cds.

15

114

1902 ppc to Germany frkd 10c. floreale canc. “Servizio Postale Sul Lago Di Garda (4) cds.

18

115

1902 ppc to Dresden frkd 10c. floreale cancelled violet “Impresa Navig.ne Lago Di Garda.   Fair but rare.

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LAKE   ISEO

116

1927 Env. to Carife (Avellino) frkd. (on reverse) 60c. Michetti tied “Servizio Postale Sul Lago D’Iseo (2)”.cds.  Another on obverse.

25

K I N G D O M

117

1860 Orviti Essay card “Corrispondenza Per La Citta E Suburbi” unused.Pertile 4.

20

118

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1862  80c. mounted mint.   Sass. 4  €50

5

119

P.

1863 5c. VEII marginal Imperf. proof.  Fair copy only.  Sass. P16 €260

10

120

1864 EL to Turin frkd 15c. VEII canc. Piedimillera cds.

5

121

1865 EL to Savona from Intra frkd ‘C.20’ on 15c. Type I canc. “Verbano (N.2) cds.  Routed through Genova.

15

122

1866 EL to Grenoble frkd ‘C.20’ on 15c. Type 1 canc. ‘162’ a punti.  Obverse bears boxed “Francobollo/Insufficiente’ + rare 2-line Trafora/Moncenisio collettorie handstamp of the Mont Cenis Tunnel.  Rated 4 decimes on arrival. On reverse (will open) Susa, ‘Torino-Susa’ TPO & Oulx transits.     

100

123

1868 Umberto Griffini visiting card + env. used locally at Turin frkd 2c.

15

124

1869 EL to Nizza frkd VEII 40c. canc. ‘a punti’ of Genova.  Bears red French “Bat. A Vapeur” maritime entry cds.

10

125

1870 Reduced rate EL to Locarno from Gallarate frkd two VEII 5c. Bears boxed “RL” cachet.  Routed via Milan and Arona.

10

126

1878 Wrapper to Lyon frkd 30c. VEII canc. Milano 181 duplex. Sass. T19

10

127

1878 Cut-down Officcial 10c.  p.stat. card for private use to Palermo canc. d.c. Milazzo without calendar.   (Int. 5)

10

128

1879 Env. to Turin frkd ‘2 C’ on L1 official tied Roma 207 duplex and redirected back to Rome.

5

129

1882 Municipal form to Stanghelli bearing green cursive Porto Tolle collettorie cachet. Frkd ‘2 C’ on L5 official canc. Contarina barred numeral. Fine.   On reverse (will open) Adria transit cds.

18

130

1884 Wrapper to Naples frkd pair 10c. Umberto tied cursive Aquino

20

131

1884 Reg. env. to Carshalton, UK with mixed fkg of 30c. + 40c. VEII & 5c. Umberto canc. Turin cds.   Fine and rare.

80

132

1888 10c. p.stat. card to Magadino canc. sq.framed ‘Cavaglietto (Novara) Scarce and fine.

10

133

o

1889  L5 Umberto fine used with cds cancel.  Sass. 49  €2200    

125

134

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1890 ‘Valevole per le Stampe’ opt. on parcel post set mtd mint. Sass. 50-55

10

135

o

1890 ‘Valevole per le Stampe’ set fine used.  Sass. 50-55  €225

15

136

1890 mourning env. to Biraquino frkd ‘Cmi. 20’ on 30c. Umb. tied Palermo barred numeral duplex.  Fine and rare.  Sass. €260

25

137

o

1890-1891 Umberto surcharge set fine used + 2c. with “thin foot” variety. Sass. 56-58 + 56b.   €550

40

138

o

1891-1895  L5 used with part sq. circle date stamp cancel.  Sass. 64 €400

25

139

1895 Reg. env. to Rogiano-Gavina frkd 45c. Umb. tied barred hexagonal cancel of Potenza.

15

140

1896 Env. to Berlin frkd three 2c. canc. Turin.  Uncommon rate of 6c.

10

141

1901 ppc to Edinburgh frkd 10c. Umb. tied small cds and  s/l Bormio

5

142

1901 Env. to Cagliari frkd 20c. Umb. tied single ring Roasio date stamp.

5

143

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1903 10c. floreale mounted mint.  Sass. 71   €240

15

144

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1903 50c. floreale mounted mint.  Sass. 76  €1250

80

145

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1903  L5 floreale mounted mint.  Sass. 78  €80

8

146

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1905 ‘C. 15’ on  20c. floreale mounted mint.  Sass. 79  €110

10

147

1906 Milan Exhibition.  Ppc (The Acquarium) to Paris frkd 5c.

5

148

1906 Milan Exhibition. Ppc (No. 37 Orefici Italiani) to Holland frkd 5c.

10

149

1906 Milan Exhibition.  Ppc (No. 17 Concert Hall) to Holland fkd 5c.

10

150

1908 ppc to Bristol frkd 10c. Leoni tied emergency unnamed cds with straight-line BAVENO alongside.

5

151

1909 10c. p.stat. card to the Anti-Rabies Institute, Naples cancelled ‘Municipio Di Aversa’ Illustrated cachet (cockeril) giving named list of ten men who are well and in good health.  Unusual.

25

152

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1910 Garibaldi Risorgimento pair mounted mint.  Sass. 87-88  €110

10

153

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1910 Garibaldi Plebiscite pair mounted mint.  Sass. 89-90   €500

40

154

**

1911 50th Anniv. of Unification set unmtd mint.   Sass. 92-95  €350

30

155

1912 Local Rome reg. army form ordering Capt to report in, frkd 2c. + 5c.

15

156

1916 Patriotic pc (Overlooking Gorizia) to Foligno frkd 10c. Red Cross cancelled Genova cds.  Very fine.

10

157

1916 pc to Viterbo bearing PM cds + oval ‘Ospedale Da Campo N.03’ cachet

5

158

*

1917 Leone & Michetti definitive set mtd mint.  Sass. 108-112   €70

6

159

WWI – British Forces: 1917-1918 Selection of envs. & ppcs bearing various FPOs and APOs of British Forces in Italy.     (13)

25

160

o

1921 Dante Alighieri set fine used with Ravenna cds. Sass. 116-118 €120

10

161

o

1921 Victory set fine used on pieces with Como cds cancel. Sass. 119-122

2

162

*

1922 Trieste Philatelic Congress set mtd mint.  All signed Diena + another Sass. 123-126   €1600    

150

163

o

1922  Mazzini set fine used.  Sass. 128-130  €165

10

164

*

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

5

165

1923 30c. Advertising p.stat. card for S.A.I.M. Mines uprated 5c.(2) Leone cancelled Terranova di Pollino cds.

2

166

o

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

15

167

*

1923 March on Rome set mounted mint.  Sass. 141-146  €100

10

168

o

1923 Blackshirt set fine used with central Milano cds. Sass. 147-149 €650

50

169

*

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

10

170

*

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

100

171

o

1924 “Lire Una” surcharge set fine used.  Sass. 158-161  €2000    

200

172

*

1924 “Lire Una” surcharge set mounted mint.  Sass. 158-161 €100

10

173

1924 Two uprated 30c. p.stat. cards to Germany illustrated with fascist slogan “Noi I Sopravissutti…”  upright and sideways.    (2)

4

174

*

1924 S. American Cruise opt. set  mtd mint.  Sass. 162-168  €140

14

175

o

1924 Holy Year set fine used.   Sass. 169-174   €25

2

176

o

1926  L1,25 Jubilee, Perf. 14, fine used.  Sass. 191  €200

15

177

o

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

5

178

o

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

50

179

o

1926  L5 Pro Milizia fine used with Marina cds cancel.  Sass. 209  €350

30

180

o

1926 St. Francis set fine used.   Sass. S.40  €220

20

181

Hotel: 1927 ppc to USA frkd 75c. floreale canc. ‘Cernobbia * Gr. Hotel Villa D’Este’ cds.

10

182

**

1928 L5 Pro Milizia unmounted mint.  Sass. 223  €170

15

183

*

1928 Filiberto set mounted mint.  Sass.230-238  €240

20

184

o

1928 Filiberto set used.    Sass. S49  €1400    

100

185

1929 Insured Env. to Mannheim for L500 frkd two L2,50 floreale tied by Milano Raccomandate * P *  cds.  On Rev. “Squadra A” cds.   Fine

30

186

1929 Env. to Germany frkd 75c. floreale + 50c. lilac Parmeggiani cancelled Ortisei cds.

2

187

**

1929 Imperiale set unmounted mint.   Sass. 242A-261  €114

10

188

*

1930 Ferrucci set post + air sets  mounted mint.   Sass. S6  €70

5

189

Hotel: 1930 Cut down reg. env. to Naples frkd 25c. + 50c.(4) Imp. canc. “Capri * Hotel Quisisana”   Reg. etiquette bears same 2-line cachet. Scarce.

25

190

1930 Env. to UK frkd L1,25 Ferrucci cancelled Sorrento cds.

8

191

*

1930 Pro Milizia set mounted mint.  Sass. 272-275   €40

4

192

o

1930 Virgil set fine used.   Sass. 282-290   €2000    

150

193

*

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

30

194

*

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

10

195

o

1931 St. Anthony set incl. 75c. Perf. 12, fine used.  Sass. 292-299  21100

90

196

o

1931 St. Anthony set fine used.  Sass. 292-298  €500

40

197

1931 Anograph form to Lomazzo frkd 25c. St. Anthony canc. Lurago Marinone cds – both  Como province. 

10

198

o

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

100

199

*

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

15

200

1932 Env. to Varallo frkd Dante Alighieri 20c. + 30c. canc. Milano Ferrovia * Lettere” cds.

10

201

o

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

50

202

*

1932 Garibaldi set mounted mint.   Sass. 315-324   €200

20

203

*

1932 March on Rome set mounted mint.  Sass. 325-340  €225

20

204

*

1933 Anno Santo post + air set mounted mint.  Sass. S.69  €56

5

205

*

1934 Annexation of Fiume set mounted mint.  Sass. 350-356  €20

2

206

*

1934  Football World Cup set mounted mint.  Sass. 357-361  €160

15

207

o

1934 Military Medal post + air sets fine used.  Sass. S77  €650

60

208

*

1934 Military Medal set mounted mint.  Sass. 366-371  €180

15

209

*

1935 Pro Milizia post + air set mounted mint.  Sass. S.60  €67

6

210

1935 Postcard to Brescia frkd 30c. Aeronautical Conference cancelled Milan cds.   Fine.   Sass. €120

10

211

1935 Env. to Germany frkd 50c. Imp. reduced rate.  Annotated ‘Campione Senza Valore’.

5

212

*

1935 Bellini set mounted mint.  Sass.  388-392   €250

20

213

*

1936  Horace set mounted mint.   Sass. 398-405   €170

15

214

*

1937 Children’s Charity set mounted mint.  Sass. 406-415  €200

20

215

*

1937 Augustus set mounted mint.   Sass. 416-425  €140

10

216

*

1938 Proclamation of Empire set mounted mint. Sass. 439-448  €100

10

217

1940 Reg. env. to London frkd 75c. + L2 Imp. canc. Rome cds.  On reverse British censor strip;  Torino-Modane TPO and Liverpool transits.  The latter would indicate it went by sea from somewhere in France.

20

218

1941 National Philatelic Exhibition Milan commem. card & cancels to Pola franked 10c.   Hit. & Muss.

5

218A

*

1941 Axis Unissued colours set mounted mint.   Sass. 457A-C  €140

14

219

1942 Reg. env. to The Procurator of the King Emperor at Rovigo franked block of four War Propaganda 50c. (air) + 30c. (Victory) canc. Adria.

25

220

1942 Env. to P.O. Box 506, Lisbon for onward transmission to UK frkd L1,25 Imp. canc. Ornavasso.   Italian & GB censor strips.

15

221

P.O.W. 1942 letter sheet to Gravina from Camp 353 East Africa. Various cachets.

10

222

P.O.W. 1943 Letter sheet to Pordenone from Camp 352 B, Kenya.

10

223

P.O.W. 1944 Letter sheet to Ferrara from Camp 22, South Africa.

10

224

P.O.W.  1944 Letter sheet to Camp 25/2, Bombay from Rome.

10

K I N G D O N   -   A I R M A I L

225

1919 ELTA Aviation Meeting, Amsterdam.  Local commem. ppc of  Italian Caproni plane with Capt. Baile, crew & friends (Visit Google for other Photos).  Used to Berbeek.  Rare pioneer air item.

60

226

1928 Signed photo of Umberto Nobile following rescue by Russian ice- breaker following the airship “Italia” polar flight.

50

227

**

1930  L7,70 Balbo flight marginal unmounted mint. Sass. A25  €1100    

100

228

*

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

5

229

o

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

80

230

*

1932 Garibaldi set mounted mint.    Sass. A32-A36

5

231

o

1932 Garibaldi set fine used.   Sass.  A32-36  €205

20

232

*

(Express)  1932 Garibaldi pair mounted mint.  Sass.  A37-A38  €90

8

233

*

1932  L100 Dante Aligheiri mounted mint.  Sass. A41  €56

5

234

*

1932 March on Rome pair mounted mint.   Sass. A42-43  €15

1

235

*

1933 Zeppelin set mounted mint.   Sass. A45-A50  €160

15

236

*

1933 North Atlantic Flight  L19,75 I-LONG & L44,75 I-MIGL mounted mint.   Sass. 51i and 42k   €350

30

237

o

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

40

238

*

1934  Roma-Buenos Aires Flight set mounted mint. Sass. A56-59 €50

5

239

*

1934 Annexation of Fiume set mounted mint.  Sass. A60-A68 €14

1

240

*

1934 Football World Cup set mounted mint.  Sass. A69-A72  €160

15

241

*

1934 Military Medal set mounted mint.  Sass. A74-A82  €100

10

242

*

1934 Roma-Mogadiscio Flight set mtd mint.   Sass. A83-A88 €80

8

243

1935 Env. to Australia frkd 10c. + L1,25 Imp. & two L1,20 Airs from the prison island of Lipari. Rare provenance & destination.

80

244

*

1935 Bellini set mounted mint.    Sass. A90-A95  €350

30

245

1935 Env. to Mogadiscio, Somalia frkd 25c. + 60c. Bellini tied Messaggere Roma-Brindisi   (23) cds.  Stated 35 flown. On reverse P.M. 108 arrival.

90

246

*

1936 Horace set mounted mint.  Sass. A95-A99  €70

7

247

1936 Env. to London frkd Imp. 50c. & 75c. Airs + VEIII 60c. air cancelled Messina.    Sass. A3, A11-12

15

248

*

1937 Children’s Charity set mounted mint.  Sass. A100-A105  €120

10

249

*

1937 Augustus set mounted mint.  Sass. A106-A110  €160

15

250

*

1938 Proclamation of Empire set mounted mint. Sass. A111-116  €60

5

251

1937 Reg. env. to Berlin frkd L1,25(2) Augustus, L1,25 Giotto + Augustus 50c.(2) airs & L1 Imp. canc. Riva cds.

10

252

1938 Env. to Germany frkd Imp. airs 25c.m, 50c. 80c. & L1 canc. Palermo

10

253

1939 Env. to Germany frkd 15c. + 30c. & Air L1 Imp. canc. ‘Napoli Ferrovia (Espressi In Transito).  German censor strip on reverse.

10

KINGDOM   -  WAR PROPAGANDA

254

**

1942 Set unmounted mint.  Sass. 1-12  €15

1

255

*

1944 Unissued Air and Express set mounted mint.  Sass. 12A-C €800

80

KINGDOM   -  EXPRESS

256

o

1924-1925 ‘Lire 1,60’ on L1,20 used block of four with central Milano cds. Sass. E.10   €880

60

257

o

1925-1926  L2 fine used.   Sass. E13  €220

18

258

1936 Env. to Cologne from Milan frkd L1,25 Milan Fair; 60c. VEIII air & L2,50 Express  cancelled cds.  Cachetted.

10

259

1941 Env. to Zurich fkd 20c. + 50c. Imp. + two L1,25 Express cancelled Milano cds.  Censor strip at right. Bears cursive Ins Postfach tegen

25

KINGDOM  -   PNEUMATIC MAIL

260

o

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

80

261

*

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

4

262

o

1927-1928 pair fine used.   Sass. 12-13  €750

60

KINGDOM   -   PARCEL  POST

263

o

1884-1886  10c. marginal block of four with superb Milano cds cancel. Sass. 1 €600

40

264

o

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

40

265

1924  Parcel card Fellino to France bearing label of Italian Post Office at Modane & bearing 1st Part L1, L2(3); ‘30’ on 5c.(2) & ‘L3’ on L10

20

KINGDOM   -   SEGNATASSE

266

o

1869  10c. fine used with part cds cancel.  GAE( TA) ? Sass. 2  €100

5

267

o

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

30

268

1871 Unfrkd env. to Venice from Corfu bearing 60c. p. due tied by Venezia Arriva date stamp.

40

269

o

1903 L50  & L100 fine used.  L50 with fine & rare ‘Venezia * Santo Stefano’ cds.    Sass. 31-32   €220

20

KINGDOM   -   SERVIZIO COMMISSIONI

270

o

1913 set fine used.   Sass. 1-3   €900

80