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WORLD : BRITISH OCCUP OF ITALIAN COLS
Lot
Description
Status
1920
1942 opt KGVI 1d red, variety 'sliced M' on number 10 of a blk of 18 (6x3). Superb fresh MUH. SG M1/1a cat £220 as singles, plus premium for blk. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
1921
1942 opt KGVI 2d orange, variety 'sliced M' on number 10 of a blk of 18 (6x3). Superb fresh MUH. SG M2a cat £170+ as singles, plus premium for blk. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
1922
1943-47 'MEF.' opt KGVI 2/6, 5/- & 10/-, opt SPECIMEN. VF fresh MUH. SG M19-21s cat ca.£550. Rare set. (3) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
1923
Eritrea: 1948-49 BMA opt 2sh50cts on 2/6, variety 'misplaced stop'. Superb fresh MLH. Sass 11a, SG E10a cat £170. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$70
1924
Eritrea: 1948 BMA opt Postage Due 2d lower marginal blk of 4, variety 'no stop after A' on 1st stamp. F-VF fresh MUH. Sass S3/3b. SG ED3/3a cat £121+. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$70
1925
Somalia: 1941 Mogadisciu 'British Occupation' opts on Italian East Africa Pictorials set 10c/5c-10L/5L. (These opts on Italian postage stamps, & also on revenue stamps, were prepared on orders of the South African forces that had captured the region. But due to objections from London were never issued & most of the stock was destroyed). VF fresh MLH. Unlisted in SG but fully listed in Italian catalogues & Michel, & mentioned in Robson Lowe Encyclopedia. Sass 1-9 cat €2500+ & underpriced as a very rare set. Exp Alberto Diena AIEP, plus 2016 Ceremuga photo-cert. (9) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1100
1926
Somalia: 1941 Mogadisciu 'British Occupation' opts on Italian East Africa Pictorials set of BLACK opts 20c/10c-2L/1L, as normal set has red opts on these vals. (These opts on Italian postage stamps, & also on revenue stamps, were prepared on orders of the South African forces that had captured the region. But due to objections from London were never issued & most of the stock was destroyed). VF MUH. Unlisted in SG but listed in Italian catalogues & mentioned in Robson Lowe Encyclopedia. Sass 2/I - 7/I cat €11,000+ Very rare & almost never offered, especially MUH. 2009 Bottachi photo-cert (5). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$4000
1927
Somalia: 1941 Mogadisciu 'British Occupation / POSTAGE' opts on Italian Africa Colonies Revenues 2L- 10L inc both issues of 4L. (These opts on Italian revenue stamps, plus also on postage stamps, were prepared on orders of the South African forces that captured the region. But due to objections from London were never issued & most of the stock destroyed). VF MUH. Unlisted SG, but listed in Italian & Michel cats, mentioned in Robson Lowe. Sass 11-17 cat €3000+. Rare & almost never offered. 2016 Ceremuga photo-certs. (7) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1200
1928
Somalia: 1941 Mogadisciu 'British Occupation / POSTAGE' opt on Italian Africa Colonies Revenue 2L, error opt INVERTED. Superb fresh MUH, pristine never hinged original gum. Sass 11a cat €10,000+. Extremely rare with only several recorded & this is almost certainly the best condition example of them. 2011 Dr Colla AIEP & 2016 Ceremuga photo-certs. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$6000
1929
Somalia: 1941 Mogadisciu 'British Occupation' opts on Italian East Africa Pictorials set 10c/5c-10L/5L. (These opts on Italian postage stamps, & also on revenue stamps, were prepared on orders of the South African forces that had captured the region. But due to objections from London were never issued & most of the stock was destroyed). Superb fresh MUH. Unlisted in SG but fully listed in Italian catalogues & Michel & mentioned in Robson Lowe Encyclopedia. Sass 1-9 cat €5000+ & underpriced as it is a very rare set, especially in MUH condition. 1956 Alberto Diena AIEP & 2016 Ceremuga photo-certs. (9) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2300
1930
Somalia: 1941 Mogadisciu 'British Occupation POSTAGE' opt on Italian Africa Colonies Revenue 3L. VF MUH. Sass 12 cat €250 & undercatalogued as hardly ever seen. 2011 Ceremuga photo-cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
1931
Somalia: 1941 Mogadisciu 'British Occupation / POSTAGE' opt on Italian Africa Colonies Revenue 40L, error opt diag misplaced & fully TRANSPOSED. VF fresh MUH, pristine never hinged original gum. Sass 19b(var) cat €6500 for normal shift, so est at least double, €13,000 for such transposed. Extremely rare with only several shifted opts recorded & this is the only one with transposed opt known to us. 1996 Dr Colla AIEP & 2016 Ceremuga photo-certs. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$6000
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