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.

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8

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

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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

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)

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A N T I Q U E   S T A T E S

LOMBARDO-VENETO:

16

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

40

17

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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

22

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

200

27

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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

33

o

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

15

37

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

30

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

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P A P A L   S T A T E S:

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

61

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

400

63

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

20

64

o

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

50

KINGDOM  OF  SARDINA:

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

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

79

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

20

81

1860 EL to Nice bearing MENTONE cds.

5

S I C I L Y:

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

S O M A L I A

120

o

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

50

122

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

30

123

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

5

126

o

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

400

128

o

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

15

131

o

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

25

132

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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

135

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

15

136

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

40

137

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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

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

70

140

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

90

141

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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

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

70

151

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

15

152

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

40

153

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

50

154

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

20

155

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

100

156

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

100

157

*

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

80

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

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

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

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

181

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

100

182

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

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

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

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

20

191

o

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

50

192

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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

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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

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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

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

229

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

10

231

o

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

20

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

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

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

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

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