Colonies  General:

2

o

1932 Garibaldi post + air sets fine used.  Sass. S.2  €550

50

4

o

1932 Dante Alighieri post + air sets fine used.  Sass. S.5  €300

30

5

o

1933 March on Rome set fine used.  Sass. 32-41  €500

50

9

o

Air: 1932 Dante Alighieri set fine used.  Sass. A8-A13  €135

12

11

o

Air:  1932  L100 Dante fine used.  Sass. A14  €200

20

15

o

Air:  1932 March on Rome set fine used.  Sass. A22-A29  €500

50

16

**

Air:  1934  L25 Duca degli Abruzzi unmtd mint.  Sass. A30  €80

80

A. O. I.  -  Italian East Africa  

18

o

1938 set fine used.   Sass. 1-20   €260

25

24

o

1941 Axis post + air sets fine used.  Sass. 34-40 + A21   €700

70

26

o

Air: 1938 set (no L2,50 Air Express) + Express pair fine used. Sass. A1-A13,   E1-2.   €260

25

A E G E A N:

31

1912 Reg. Front to Italy frkd optd. 50c. canc. “Poste Ital.NE Racc.TE Ass.TE * Rodi (Egeo)” cds.

5

33

o

1934 Football World Cup post + airs sets fine used.  Sass. S.14 €1700    

150

34

1936 ppc of deer hunt to Livorno frkd 20c., P.14, cancelled Rodi cds.

10

36

o

Air:  1933 Zeppelin set fine used.  Sass. A22-A27  €3000     

300

37

o

Caso:  1912 horizontal strip of five 5c. Leone canc. large blue single ring “Poste Italiane * Caso (Egeo)”  date stamp. Scarce strip & cancel.

30

38

Cos: 1913 Env. from Modena frkd 5c. + 10c. Leone canc. Modena.  On reverse arrival date stamp.   Incoming mail uncommon.

10

39

Cos: 1937 Env. to Alessandria frkd 50c. Castle, Perf. 14, cancelled single ring “COO * (Egeo)” date stamp.

10

40

o

Leros: 1936 ppc to Pavia frkd pair 10c. Castles, Perf. 14, cancelled cds.

10

C I R E N A I C A:

41

o

1924 Manzoni set fine used with Derna cds cancel.  Sass. 11-16 €5500     

500

43

o

Air:  1933 Zeppelin set fine used.  Sass. A12-17  €1650    

150

44

o

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

120

45

o

Air:  1934 Roma-Mogadiscio Flight set fine used.  Sass. A34-A39  €800

75

E R I T R E A:

46

**

1893 Umberto set unmounted mint.  Full Raybaudi cert. for 25c. & L5 Sass. 1-11   €5200    

200

46a

1891 Env. to Piacenza frkd Ital. 20c. Umb. tied  boxed “MASSAUA/SERVIZIO ITALIANE/DEL MAR ROSSO” date stamp.  Rare.    

250

47

**

1903 VEIII “Floreale” set unmounted mint.  Sass. 19-29  €3500    

300

48

o

1924  Manzoni set fine used.   Sass. 71-76  €5500    

400

49

o

1925  L2 Floreale fine used.  Sass. 95   €160

15

49a

**

1928-1929 5c. Ploughing Perf. 11 unmtd mint.  Sass. 129 €875

50

50

1932 Env. to Palermo frkd Gen. Cols. 50c. Dante canc. Asmara cds.

10

52

1935 Env. to Padova frkd VEIII 50c. canc. fine ADIUGRI cds.

15

53

1936 ppc to Turin frkd 10c.(2) camel canc. Asmara cds.

10

54

1936 ppc to Turin frkd 10c. camel + 50c. VEIII canc. Asmara cds.

10

55

1936 Env. to Genova frkd VEIII 50c. + L1 cancelled CHEREN cds.

15

56

1936 Env. to Pavia, roughly opened at right, frkd VEIII 50c. + Air L1 cancelled SENAFE cds.

15

57

1936 ppc to Livorno frkd 5c. + 25c. pictorials canc. Asmara cds.

10

58

1936 Env. to Rome frkd VEIII 40c(3) + pictorial 5c. & 25c. canc. cds.

10

59

1937 Env. to Padova frkd VEIII 50c. + L1 canc. ‘Asmara (Eritrea) * Arrivi”

10

62

1939 Envelope to Padova frkd VEIII 75c. cancelled Asmara cds.

8

63

1939 ppc to Livorno frkd 5c. fish + VEIII 20c. canc. Asmara cds.

10

64

1937 Env. to Siracusa from Reggio Calabria frkd Eritrea VEIII 50c. Unaccepted & L1 postage due affixed cancelled “Noto * Distribuzione” cds.

15

66

Air:  1941 Env. to Rome frkd Axis L1 air canc. Asmara FDC date stamp.

25

67

o

Segnatasse:  1903 set fine used.  Sass. 1-11  €2350    

180

68

o

Segnatasse:  1903  L10 fine used.   Sass. 11  €1100

90

ERITREAN  MILITARY:

69

1935 Env. to Piacenza unfrkd bearing P.M. No. 25 cds + 50c. postage due.

8

70

1935 Airmail env. to Grosseto frkd VEIII L125 canc. ‘P.M. N.55’ cds with barred lunettes.

10

71

1935 Airmail env. to Pisticci frkd VEIII 20c.(3) + Pictorial 35c.(2) canc. ‘P.M. Nro. 70’ cds.  (33mm)

12

72

1935 Env. to Portici frkd VEIII 50c. + L1 canc. ‘P.M. 88’ cds. (31mm barred lunettes)

10

73

1935 Env. to Pola frkd 50c. VEIII canc. P.M. 1 “E”.  cds. Bears 25c. postage due “Fermo in Posta” fee on obverse also

15

74

1936 Env. to Rome frkd VEIII 50c. + L1 canc. P.M. 1 “E” cds.

10

75

1936 Env. to Rome frkd 15c. & 35c. pairs + 25c. “Africani canc. PM 15 cds

12

76

1936 Env. to Rome multi-franking. (7) canc. P.M. 25 cds.

10

77

1935 FPC to Palermo canc. P.M. 25 cds.

8

78

1936 Lithograph ppc of Asmara Cathedral to Florence frkd 30c. cancelled P. M. 70 cds.   Light vertical fold

10

79

1936 FPC to Ospedale da Campo 430 at Adi Abuna canc. P.M. 88 cds Datelined Amba Ghir.

12

81

1936 FPC to Messina canc. P.M. 134 cds.

10

82

1936 Env. to Pisticci frkd strip of three VEIII 50c. canc. ‘P.M. 88’ cds. (28mm – blank lunettes)

8

83

1936 Env. to Arezzo frkd VEIII 20c., 30c. + L1 canc. ‘P.M. 70’ cds (28mm)

10

84

1936 Env. to Guastella (RE) frkd VEIII 75c. pair canc. ‘P.M. N.16’ cds.

8

85

1936 Env. to Reggio Emilia frkd pair VEIII 75c. canc. ‘P.M. 12 (Sezione A)’

10

86

1936 Env. to Pavia frkd VEIII 40c. pair, 50c. + pair 10c. Camels cancelled ‘P.M. “E”  cds.

8

87

1936 Env. to Trieste frkd VEIII 75c.(2) canc. ‘P.M. “E” cds. Larger circle .5mm wider

10

88

1936 Env. to Pavia frkd VEIII 75c. + L1(2) canc. ‘P.M. * N.1 E” cds.

10

E T H I O P I A:

90

1936 Env. to Grosseto franked Somalia 50c.(3), Perf. 14, canc. ‘P.M. 123 S’ Sent from Giggiga.

18

91

1936 Env. to Milan frkd Eritrea VEIII 50c. pair + L2,50 canc. ‘Addis Abeba * Etiopia’ cds.  Sass. €275

25

92

1936 ppc to Livorno frkd VEIII 50c.(2) + 20c. canc. P.M. 130 E then at Addis Abeba.

12

93

1936 FPC to Switzerland frkd Eritrea VEIII 50c. + ‘Africani’ 5c. + 10c(2) cancelledP. M. N. 210 cds then at Addis Abeba.

15

94

1936 FPC to Casale Monferrato canc. P.M. 210 cds then at Dessie

10

95

1936 FPC  (map) to Messina canc. P. M. 130 E cds then at Addis Abeba

10

96

1936 Env. to Asmara frkd 10c., 50c. & 75c. canc. Addis Abeba.              

20

97

1936 ppc to Livorno frkd A.O.I. 50c. cancelled Addis Abeba cds.

15

98

1937 Env. to Turin frkd strip of three + two x 50c. (1 dam) canc. Harar.

20

99

1938 Airmail to Rome frkd A.O.I. 25c., 50c., 60c., L1 Airs + the scarce L2 Air Express + Somalia 25c. cancelled ‘Addis Abeba * Arrivi E Partenza’.    

150

100

1938 Env. to Brisighella frkd Eritrea L1 + Air 50c. & L1 cancelled ‘Addis Abeba’ cds.

15

101

1938 ppc to Livorno frkd Eritrea 5c. fish block of four cancelled “Dessie Amara”   cds. 

25

102

1939 Env. to Milan with mixed frkg of Eritrea 5c. fish, L1 air + A.O.I. 20c. and 50c. air cancelled Addis Abeba

25

103

1940 Env. to Munich frkd Eritrea VEIII L1,25 + A.O.I. 25c & L2 cancelled Gondar cds.  German censor strip on reverse.

60

104

1940 Env. to Rome frkd AOI 50c. (damaged) + Eritrea 25c. + L1 cancelled Addis Abeba cds.

18

L I B I A:

105

*

1912-1915  15c. Michetti mounted mint – one of the key values and positive Type I – this has no Type II.  Sass. 5  €380

30

106

**

1912  5c. Leone unmtd mint horizontal strip of five.  Variety 1st stamp without overprint; remainder opt. misaligned to right (a cavallo). Sass. 4h  €1600

90

107

1912 FPC to Pesaro from AIN ZARA bearing a faint unit cachet.

5

108

1915 Unfrkd env. + orig. letter to Alessandria bearing ‘Bengasi * Ufficio Corrispondenza’ cds. + fine ‘Comando Presidio * Bengasi’ cachet.

12

109

1919 ppc to Modena frkd 5c. + 10c. optd. Leone canc. Tripoli cds.

8

111

1924 Env. to Lecce frkd on rev. 5c. Legionnaire + 45c. floreale cancelled Tripoli.  Sass.  €180

15

112

o

1924 5c. Legionnaire block of ten cancelled Tripoli.   Scarce.

25

113

1926 Reg. printed advice to Milan frkd Sibilla 20c. & 60c. Perf. 11 + 40c. Perf. 14, cancelled Bengasi cds.

12

114

1929 ppc to Turin frkd 10c. Victory + 20c. Sibilla canc. Tripoli cds.

8

115

1931 ppc to Livorno frkd 20c. Sibilla cancelled Bengasi cds.

8

116

1933 Env. to Germany frkd Gen. Cols. L1,25 Eritrean Anniversary canc. Tripoli cds.   Sass. €450

30

118

1934 Gen. Cols. March on Rome set to L10 (9 vals on cover to Perugia cancelled Tripoli.   Signed  Metanici.    

100

119

1934 ppc to Milan frkd 20c. VIII Tripoli Fair tied Tripoli slogan.

10

120

1937 Env. to Padova from Bengasi frkd 50c. galley + 50c. Air cancelled in transit at Siracusa despite ‘Per Via Aerea’ cachet.

5

121

1939 ppc to Livorno frkd 15c. Victory canc. Derna cds.

10

122

1940 Env. (faults) to Rome frkd 50c. galley + 50c. air cancelled GIOVANNI BERIA * (Cirenaica) cds.   Scarce.

25

123

1940 Unfrkd form to Montemarano bearing Presidio cachet & very fine PORTO BARDIA * Cirenaica cds.

18

126

**

Express:  1915 pair unmounted mint.  Sass. E1-E2  €300

25

127

Express:  1940 Env. to Capri frkd L1 Victory + ‘L1,25’ on 60c. Express cancelled  “BARCE * Bengasi” cds. On rev. blue ‘Capri Telegrafo’ arr. cds.

18

129

o

Segnatasse: 1912-1915 set fine used.  Sass. 1-12  €1000

90

O L T R E    G I U B A:

130

o

Pacchi:  1925 set fine used.   Sass. 1-13   €2650    

200

S O M A L I A:

132

*/**

1903 set in mint blocks of four, some marginal, two of which are unmtd.Sass. 1-7   €1680    

150

133

o

1905 ‘Centesimi 15’ on 5a. + ‘Centesimi 40’ on 10a. fine used.  Sass. 8-9€2200    

200

134

**

1906-1907 Surcharge set in unmtd mint blocks of four, some marginal including 1916 ‘20’ on 2a.   Sass. 3a  €1600    

150

135

o

1916 ‘C. 5’ on ‘C.50’ on 5a & ‘C.20’ on L1 on 10a fine used.  Sass. 17-18

10

136

*

1916 Red Cross set mounted mint. Sass. 19-2  €300

25

137

*

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

5

140

*

1926-1930   L10 Floreale mounted mint.  Sass. 104   €150

15

142

1929 ppc to Livorno frkd 20c. violet Mich. canc. HAFUN cds.

30

143

*

1930  Pro Milizia set mounted mint.   Sass. 140-143   €300

25

144

**

1930 Pro Miizia set unmounted mint.  Sass. 140-143  €750

60

146

*

1932 “Pittorica” set, Perf. 12, mounted mint. Sass. 167-184 €2250    

150

148

1936 ppc to Livorno frkd 20c.  P14, canc. Mogadiscio cds.

10

149

1936 Env. to Brescia frkd strip of 4 + single 50c. P. 14, canc. Mogadiscio.

15

150

1936 Commercial env. to Udine franked bisected 20c., Perf. 14, cancelled Mogadiscio cds.   Correct printed paper rate.   Signed Sorani.     

100

151

1936 FPC to Alessandria canc. “Mogadscio * Concentr. Milit. cds.

10

152

1936  Env. to Udine frkd pair 75c. P. 14 canc. P.M. 122 S  cds.

10

153

1936 Env. to Varese frkd 50c.(3) Perf. 14 canc. P.M. 98 cds.

10

154

1938 Reg. env. to Rome frkd A.O.I. L1,75 + Air L1 canc. Mogadiscio cds.

40

155

o

Pacchi:  1928-1941 set fine used minus the rare & expensive Lira 1 & 2 - €3500 and €4250 respectively Sass. S. 58   €2250   

200

156

*

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

100

159

A.F.I.S.  1956  1c. flower on P.O. commemorative printed FDC.

5

WORLD  WAR  I:

161

1915 Env. to Genova frkd 5c. Leone canc. P.M. 5A Divisione cds in red.

10

180

Naval:  1915 ‘R.C.T. Nievo’ FPC card to Genova bearing double circle “R. Cacciatorpediniere Nievo” cachet.

10

181

Naval:  1915 FPC to Milan bearing “RA> Esplaratore “Marsala” + 3-line similar name censor cachet.

10

183

1917 Reg. env. to Genova frkd 5c. Leone + strip of three 20c. Mich. canc. “P.M. * Uff. Preso Comando Supremo”.   Similar registration etiquette.

15

183A

Express: 1917 Large env. (faults) to Genova frkd strip of four 30c. Mich. + 25c Express canc. “Amb. Pontebba-Balogna – 20” TPO cds.  Bears large 2-line + circular cachet “COMANDO SUPREMO/UFFICIO STAMPA”  + “Esente da alteriore censura/Il Capitano Addetto”

15

I T A L I A N   S T A T E S:

Papal  States:

192

1717 EL from Gubbio to Peragola. No markings. Rated ‘3’ baj.

10

193

1864  EL to Rome bearing undated d.c. “Monterosi” with fleurons. Rare.

25

Tuscany:

197

1857 EL to Palermo frkd 6cr. dark blue, 4 margined, tied Livorno cds. Routed via Naples & annotated “Via di Mare”.  Rated 13gr. Sass. 15 €1600

90

198

1858 wrapper to Bibiana frkd 6cr. green-blue cut close right & base with part adjoining stamp to left.  Cancelled Firenze cds.  Sass. 15  €1600

70

Venetian Republic:

199

1774 EL to Verona bearing red ‘O’ with circular VICEN/ZA on reverse.Will open  

20

K I N G D O M:

203

1862 Political magazine subscription form to Sassoferrato frkd pair 1c. ptd. paper stamps tied Trevigno cds.  On rev. (will open)) ‘Argevia * Marche’ & ‘Da Desenzano A Milano (1)” TPO transits.  Sass. €225

20

203a

o

1862 20c. + part 10c. on small piece canc. cds. Variety Double frame. Signed Diena, Buhler and Drahn.  Sass. 2

10

204

*

1863 10c. VEII mounted mint.  Full Fiecchi cert.  Sass. 17Aa  €2000    

100

204a

P

1863 15c. “Quindici”, Type 1, ungummed proof in BLACK.  Full Diena certificate.  CEI  PS7    

250

205

o

Maritime: 1863 40c. used on piece tied boxed “Piroscafi Postale Italiani”

10

206

S.

1863 Imperf. & ungummed VEII 60c. Specimen optd. ‘SAGGIO’. Sass. €220

20

207

1863 Printed notice frkd pair 1c. to Cassano d’Adda canc. Milano cds.

15

207a

P

1867 20c. VEII – Marginal block of six colour trials in light green – top two mounted, remainder unmounted. Wmk. crown +part “Minist…” Sass. 26.           

200

208

1868 EL to Philadelphia from Messina at quadruple rate of L3,40 made up by 40c.(7) + 60c.  Overfrkd 20c. of which two other examples are known (Geraci). Carried privately to Naples where 2-line “Piroscafi Postali Nazionale” was applied. Routed via Milan & Bremen, put on ss. “Hermann”, and New York. Vertical letter fold at right on 3 40c. Rare.    

180

209

1867 EL to France frkd pair ‘C.20/15c. “horseshoe” Type I canc. Livorno. Bears French  “Italie Amb. Lyon Marseille” TPO cds & Genova transits.

15

210

1869 Env. to Dresden frkd VEII 40c. from S. Remo. On reverse, wafer seal of  Hotel Victoria.

20

213

1871 Unfrkd mayoral wrapper to Castelnuovo ne’ Monti bearing green cursive Gualtiero collettorie + oval cachet & Parma transit.

10

217

*

1877 VEII 20c. ocre-orange mounted mint.  Sass. 28  €3000    

200

218

o

Maritime: 1877 20c. tied to small piece by boxed “Piroscafi Postali Interno” cachet.

10

219

1877 wrapper to Lazise frkd 2c. canc. cursive Bussolenga collettorie superimposed by Verona transit cds.

8

220

1877 Reg. env. to Germany  Bologna frkd 30c. postage + 30c. registration canc. Bologna. Bears German foreign mail TPO (Hof-Leipzig) etiquette. Full Vaccari certificate.    

100

221

*

1878 ‘2 C’ on 0,20 Official mounted mint.  Sass. 31  €500

30

222

1879 Env. to London frkd VEII 60c. from Milan.  On reverse wafer seal of Grand Hotel Royal.

20

223

*

1879  10c. Umberto mounted mint.  Sass. 38  €300

20

224

*

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

20

225

o

1879  L2 used with Roma cds cancel.   Sass. 43   €600

30

226

1880 Unfrkd conscription wrapper to Coreggio bearing black cursive Soliera collettorie  & d.c. “Mr. Sunshine” cachets.

10

227

1881 EL to Vera Cruz, Mexico frkd VEII 40c. tied barred ‘2498’ of Voltri Annotated “via St. Nazaire” . On rev. New York & New Orleans transits.

90

228

1883 Reg. wrapper to Naples from S.Maria Capua Vetere with mixed fkg VEII 40c. + 10c. Umb. to make 50c. sample or manuscript rate up to 50gr Annotated 26½gr.     Scarce.     

100

229

1885 Wrapper to Poviglio fkrd 1c. & bearing green cursive Modesano collettorie cachet.

8

230

*

1889  5c. Arms mounted mint.  Sass. 44  €500

40

231

o

1889  L5 Umberto fine used.   Sass. 49  €2000     

150

232

**

1891 Umberto set unmounted mint except 10c. & L5 (marginal).  5 cent. signed.    Sass. 59-64  €925

80

233

o

1891-1895  L5 Umberto used with part Roma cds cancel. Sass. 64  €400

25

234

1891 Municipal form frkd 2c. to Refrontolo canc. Conegliano. Redirected frkd ‘Cmi. 2’ on L50c Pacchi. to Farra di Soligo, then return to Conegliano frkd ‘Cmi. 2’ on L1,75 Pacchi but cancelled Pieve di Soglino. Unusual.

80

235

1895 Visiting card type env. to Tiriolo frkd pair 1c. canc. Foggio.  Checked for rate, found correct and boxed “Verificato” applied.

20

236

*

1901 25c. floreale mounted mint.   Sass. 73   €400

25

237

*

1901  50c. floreale mounted mint.   Sass. 76  €1250

90

238

*

1901  L1 floreale mntd mint. Variety Misaligned green frame. Sass. 77o

3

239

*

1906  15c. Michetti mounted mint.   Sass. 80  €100

8

240

*

1906  5c. & 10c. Leone mounted mint.  Variety Imperf. Sass. 81a/82a

10

242

*

1910 Garibaldi Risorgimento pair mtd mint.  Sas. 87-88  €110

10

243

*

1910  Both Garibaldi pairs mounted mint.   Sass. 87-90  €600

50

244

*

1910  Garibaldi Plebiscite pair mounted mint.  Sass. 89-90  €425

30

245

o

1910  Garibaldi Plebiscite pair fine used.  Sass. 89-90  €d425

40

246

*

1910  L10 Floreale mounted mint.  Sass. 91  €100

10

247

1912 P.O. Advice of Receipt form to Sulmona frdk 20c. VEII cancelled “Milano Raccom. * Distinte”  cds.

10

248

1913 ppc to Fosciandora for Treppianana frkd ‘2’ on 10c. (pair) + 15c 50th Anniv. Kingdom – latter misaligned surcharge (Sass. 101c) cancelled Bagni Montecatini * (Lucca)’ cds.

20

249

Campione: 1915 ppc of L. Lugano + steamer to Genova frkd 10c. Leone canc. single ring date stamp with interrupted outer circle.  Censor cachet.

12

250

1915 Env. to Genova fkrd strip of three 5c. canc. Edolo * Brescia cds. Bears censor strip at top.

5