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WORLD : ITALY
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2963
1862 Cross of Savoy 1c-80c essays for 1st Italian stamps, produced by Ambjon Sparre who was given a contract by the Ministry of Finance, but the designs were rejected by the King. VF UN as made, all 4 margins. Rare & attractive. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
2964
1863 Grazioli Essay Proofs 5c, 10c (3 diff colours), 15c (2 colours) & 2L (3 colours) & on various papers. Mostly VF fresh UN as made, all 4 margins. Sass 57a-af. Rare. (9) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$170
2965
1921 'BLP' blue opt King 10c rose-red type I litho opt. F fresh M. SG B112 cat £1300, Sass BLP1 cat €1250. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$275
2966
1922 Trieste Philatelic Congress opt set 10c-40c. F-VF fresh MLH. Sass 123-126 cat €1600. SG 122-125 cat £1200. 2003 Ceremuga photo cert. (4) (P)
 SOLD at A$230
2967
1923 Manzoni set 10c-5L. VF fresh MLH. Sass 151-156 cat €1300. SG 155-160 cat £900. Key set. (6) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$275
2968
1924 Official Franking permit Stamps 'LEGA NAZIONALE TRIESTE' set 5c-50c for the Trieste National Union. F-VF MUH, with never hinged original gum. Sass EP42-45 cat €3600. Rare set. 2004 Ceremuga photo cert. (4) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$800
2969
1928 Filiberto 400th Birth Anniv 30c, error INVERTED CENTRE. Superb U with light cds of Zola Predosa. SG 229ab cat £7000++. Sass 228a cat €13,000++, plus premium for lightly used as most examples have heavy machine cancels. Extremely rare in such exceptional quality. Dr Enzo Diena AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$4000
2970
1933 Balbo Transatlantic Flight triptych set 5L25 + 19L75 & 5L25 + 44L75 pilot name Rani. VF fresh MUH. Sass S1509P cat €700. SG 378-379 cat £360 for M, should be at least double, £720 MUH. (2 strips) (P)
 SOLD at A$180
2971
1933 'SERVIZIO DI STATO' Official opt Balbo Transatlantic Flight 5L25 + 44L75 tryptych se-tenant strip. VF fresh MLH. Sass PAS1 cat €4200. SG O37a cat £3250. 2002 Dr Colla AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1200
2972
1943 Provisional Government 'Badoglio' rose-carmine signature opt Victor Emmanual 50c violet, prepared but unissued. Superb fresh MUH. Opt prepared in Naples on the orders of Marshal Pietro Badoglio's administration. But was never issued as King Victor Emmanual III vehemently objected to his portrait being defaced in such a way, & almost all the stock was then officially destroyed. Sass footnote after 515I, CEI 471 cat €10,000 = A$15,000. Major Italian rarity. Copy of 1993 Raybaudi cert for blk it came from, plus 2019 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1300
2973
1944 Aosta Liberation CLN Pictorial set 25c-25L perf, plus set imperf. VF fresh MUH. Sass 9-16 & 9nd-16nd cat €225. Attractive sets. (16). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
2974
1944 Campione Italian enclave in Switzerland Arms set 0.05f-1F, perf 11½ from 1st printing. Superb fresh MUH. SG 1A-5A cat £700 for M, should be at least double, £1400 MUH. Sass 1a-5a cat €2000. Very scarce. 2019 Ceremuga photo cert. (5) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$550
2975
1944 Campione Italian enclave in Switzerland Arms set 0.05f-1F, perf 11, plus 1944 Pictorial set 0,05f-1F. VF fresh MUH. SG 1B-5B & 6-12 cat £96 for M, should be at least double, £192 MUH. Sass 1-12 cat €250. (12) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$90
2976
1945 Coralit Authorised Private Postal Service 2nd set 14L-140L imperf & 3rd set 14L-140L perf, plus 4 diff package directional labels for diff routes. VF MLH. Sass 3-7 & 8-12. Scarce group. Ex Jim Czyl. (14) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
2977
1945 Coralit Authorised Private Postal Service 2nd set 14L-140L imperf. VF MUH. Sass 8-12 cat €240. Scarce set. (5) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
2978
1910-44 Mint better sets bought individually in our auctions by vendor inc 1910 Garibaldi Plebiscite set for Southern States 5c & 15c. 1934 Football set & Airmails to 10L+5L. Trentino 1918 'Venezia tridentina' opt King Arms set 1c-1L, plus 1919 Surch set 5h on 5c-20h on 20c. Dalmatia 1921-22 opt King set to 10Cor on 10L, plus express 25c. General Issue for acquired territories 1919 opt King & Arms set to 1Cor on 1L, plus Express Letter set. 1942 Air Propaganda stamps 50c & 1L, unissued. Aegean Is 1932 Garibaldi Airmail set 50c - 5L+1L. All diff. VF M/MLH. SG cat £2000+, Sass cat €2700+. (52) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
2979
1933-44 MUH 4 sets inc 1933 Balbo Transatlantic Flight triptych set of 2, pilot name Migl. 1933 Zeppelin Air set to 20L. 1944 GNR opt War Propaganda set 25c (3), 30c (3) & 50c (3). 1944 GNR opt Express set 1L25 & 2L50. F-VF MUH. Sass cat €2350, SG cat £884 for M, should be at least double, £1768 MUH. (20 + 2 strips) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$275
2980
1921 'Busta Lettera Postale' advertising lettercard (serie Nazionale 1-10) with advert for 'Alla Giardiniera Italiana' on front & for 'Jost' typewriters on back & many small adverts inside, franked 'BLP' type I litho red opt 25c blue. FU, uprated 15 grey tied by 'Venezia 1 XI 1921' machine pmk. SG B114 cat £160++ for loose stamp alone, Sass BLP 3 cat €750+. Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
2981
1921 'Busta Lettera Postale' advertising lettercard (3a serie Piedmont) with advert for 'Torchio Continuo' traction engine on front & for 'Liquore Monte S Giuliano' on back & many small adverts inside, franked 'BLP' type I litho red opt 25c blue. VFU, tied by 'Roma' machine pmk, surface scuffs below stamp. SG B114 cat £160++ for loose stamp alone, Sass BLP 3 cat €750+. Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
2982
1921 'Busta Lettera Postale' advertising lettercard (serie Nazionale 1-10) with advert for 'Navigatione Generale Italiana' on front & for 'Jost' typewriters on back & many small adverts inside, franked 'BLP' type I litho red opt 25c blue. VFU, uprated 15c (½) & 20c tied by 'Roma 16 II 1921' machine pmk. SG B114 cat £160++ for loose stamp alone, Sass BLP 3 cat €750+. Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
2983
1921 'Busta Lettera Postale' advertising lettercard with advert for 'Neurostenol Bronchiolina' on front & for 'Banca Italiana di Sconto' on back & many small adverts inside, franked 'BLP' type I litho blue opt 40c brown. VFU tied by 'Firenze 6 III 1922' ' machine pmk. SG B115 cat £27 for loose stamp alone, Sass BLP 4 cat €100+. Rare so nice.
 AVAILABLE at A$80
2984
1921 'Busta Lettera Postale' advertising lettercard (serie Lazio 9) with advert for 'Vin Calissano' wines on front & for 'Alfredo Verzini' etc on back & many small adverts inside, franked 'BLP' type I litho blue-black opt 40c brown. VFU tied by 'Roma 11 V 1922' machine pmk, roughly opened. SG B115(var), Sass BLP 4A cat €400+. Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
2985
1921 'Busta Lettera Postale' advertising lettercard (2 serie Toscana) with advert for 'Sindacato Emiliano' on front & for 'Guglielmo Boncinelli' etc on back & many small adverts inside, franked 'BLP' type I litho blue-black opt 40c brown. VFU tied by 'Livorno 13 VII 1922' machine pmk. SG B115(var), Sass BLP 4A cat €400+. Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
2986
1921 'Busta Lettera Postale' advertising lettercard (4 serie Lazio) with advert for 'Lampo Benzina Superiore' on front & for 'Banca Italiana di Sconto' etc on back, & many small adverts inside, franked 'BLP' type I litho violet opt 40c brown. VFU, tied by 'Velletri 27 9 21' cds. SG B115a cat £21++ for loose stamp alone, Sass BLP4B cat €150. Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
2987
1921 'Busta Lettera Postale' advertising lettercard (rejoined) with advert for 'Giardini' on front & for 'Jost' type writers on back & many small adverts inside, franked 'BLP' type I litho violet opt 40c brown. VFU, uprated 5c green (2) tied by 'Trapani 27 6 23' cds. SG B115a cat £22++ for loose stamp alone, Sass BLP 4B cat €150. Rare.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
2988
1921 'Busta Lettera Postale' advertising lettercard (serie Lazio) with advert for 'Sindacato Emiliano' on front & for 'Jost' typewriters on back & many small adverts inside, franked 'BLP' type I litho claret opt 40c brown. VFU, tied by 'Roma 27 IV 1922' machine pmk. SG B115a(var) cat £32++ for loose stamp alone, Sass BLP 4c cat €140. Rare.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
2989
1921 'Busta Lettera Postale' advertising lettercard (Lazio serie 9) with advert for 'Lampo Benzina Superiore' on front & for 'Magazine S Giovanne' on back & many small adverts inside, franked 'BLP' type I litho blue opt 40c brown. Superb U tied by 'Roma 16 1 1922' machine pmk. SG B115 cat £27++ for loose stamp alone, Sass BLP 4 cat €100+.
 AVAILABLE at A$70
2990
1921 'Busta Lettera Postale' advertising lettercard (5 serie Lazio) with advert for 'F de Capitani Roma' on front & for 'Banca Italiana' on back & many small adverts inside, franked 'BLP' type I litho blue opt 40c brown. VFU, tied by 'Roma 25 III 1922' machine pmk. SG B115 cat £27++ for loose stamp alone, Sass BLP 4 cat €100+.
 AVAILABLE at A$70
2991
1921 'Busta Lettera Postale' advertising lettercard (serie naz 21-30) with advert for 'Sunlight' soap on front & for 'Cinzano Vermouth' on back & many small adverts inside, franked 'BLP' type I litho blue opt 40c brown. VFU tied by 'Torino 15 III 1922' machine pmk. SG B115 cat £27++ for loose stamp alone, Sass BLP 4 cat €100+. Rare so nice. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
2992
1921 'Busta Lettera Postale' advertising lettercard with advert for 'Lampo Benzina Superiore' on front, & for 'Giuseppe Lorin' & others on back & many small adverts inside, franked 'BLP' type I litho blue opt 40c brown. VFU, uprated Express 60c/50c tied by Roma Centro Espressi 23 2 22' cds. SG B115 cat £27++ for loose stamp alone, Sass BLP 4 cat €100++ Rare express usage. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
2993
1921 'Busta Lettera Postale' advertising lettercard with advert for 'Lux' soap on front & for 'Cinzano Vermouth' on back & many small adverts inside, franked 'BLP' type I litho blue opt 40c brown. VFU tied by 'indistinct 16 6 1922' cds. SG B115 cat £27++ for loose stamp alone, Sass BLP 4 cat €100+. Rare so nice.
 AVAILABLE at A$80
2994
1922-23 'Busta Lettera Postale' advertising lettercard (36 serie naz) with advert for 'Venchi Torino' Chocolates on front & for 'S Marletta' & 4 others on back & many small adverts inside, franked 'BLP' type II litho black opt 10c red. VF UN, inc attached note paper with more adverts. SG B129 cat £160 for loose stamp alone, Sass BLP5 cat €65. Rare
 AVAILABLE at A$60
2995
1922-23 'Busta Lettera Postale' advertising lettercard (34 serie naz) with advert for 'Grande Distilleria Lazio' on front & for 'White Star Line' on back & many small adverts inside, franked 'BLP' type II litho black opt 10c red. VF UN inc attached note paper with more adverts. SG B129 cat £160 for loose stamp alone, Sass BLP 5 cat €65+. Rare.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
2996
1922-23 'Busta Lettera Postale' advertising lettercard (2 serie Piemonte) with advert for 'Societa Nazionale Navagazione' on front & for 'White star Line' on back & many small adverts inside, franked 'BLP' type II litho blue opt 20c orange. VFU, uprated 30c red, tied by 'Amb Torino-Piacenza 4 5 23' railway TPO cds. SG B131 cat £475++ for loose stamp alone, Sass BLP 7 ct €1800. Extremely rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$700
2997
1922-23 'Busta Lettera Postale' advertising lettercard (39 serie naz) with advert for 'V Masci','Emorio Milonese' etc on front & for 'Dottarelli', 'di Gianvittorio', etc on back & many small adverts inside, franked 'BLP' type II litho black opt 25c blue. VF UN, inc attached note paper with more adverts. SG B132 cat £160 for loose stamp alone, Sass BLP 8 cat €65+. Rare.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
2998
1922-23 'Busta Lettera Postale' advertising lettercard (20 serie Lazio) with advert for 'F de Capitani Roma' on front & for 'Automobilisti' & others on back & many small adverts inside, franked 'BLP' type II litho blue opt 40c brown. VF UN, inc attached note paper with more adverts. SG B133 cat €225 for loose stamp alone, Sass BLP9 cat €100+. Rare.
 AVAILABLE at A$80
2999
1922-23 'Busta Lettera Postale' advertising lettercard (3 serie Piemonie) with advert for 'Michelin' bicycle tyres on front & for 'Paolo Clerici' banks etc on back & many small adverts inside, franked 'BLP' type II litho blue opt 40c brown. VF UN, inc attached note paper with more adverts. SG B133 cat £225 for loose stamps alone, Sass BLP 9 cat €100+. Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
3000
1922-23 'Busta Lettera Postale' advertising lettercard (20 serie Lazio) with advert for 'F de Capitani Roma' on front & for 'Automobilisti' & others on back & many small adverts inside, franked 'BLP' type II litho black opt 40c brown. VFU, tied by 'Napoli Sezioni 17 12 22' cds. SG B133a cat £110++ for loose stamp alone, Sass BLP 9 cat €21200. Rare so nice. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
3001
1922-23 'Busta Lettera Postale' advertising lettercard (4 serie Toscana) with advert for 'Vin Calissano' wines on front & for 'Canatta Magni' printers, etc on back & many small adverts inside, franked 'BLP' type II litho blue opt 40c brown. VFU, uprated 10c red & Express 60c/50c tied by 'Napoli Sezione Riunite 8 4 23' cds. SG B133 cat £120++ for loose stamp alone, Sass BLP 9 cat €1200++. Rare express usage. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
3002
1923 'Busta Lettera Postale' advertising lettercard (47 serie naz) with advert for 'Venchi Torino' Chocolates on front & for 'Fontana', 'Mazzoni' etc on back & many small adverts inside, franked 'BLP' type III typo black opt 10c red.VF UN, inc attached note paper with more adverts. SG B129(var) cat £160 for loose stamp alone, Sass BLP13 cat €55+. Rare.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
3003
1923 'Busta Lettera Postale' advertising lettercard (31 serie Nazionale) with advert for 'Amarissimo Italia' on front & for 'Bartolomei Adolfo' & others on back & many small adverts inside, franked 'BLP' type III typo black opt 10 red. VF UN, inc attached note paper with more adverts. SG B129(var) cat £160 for loose stamp alone, Sass BLP 13 cat €55+. (Rare.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
3004
1923 'Busta Lettera Postale' advertising lettercard (39 serie naz) with advert for 'V Masci', 'Emporio Milanese etc on front, & for 'Dottarelli', 'di Gianvittorio' etc on back & many small adverts inside, franked 'BLP' type III typo black opt 10c red. VF UN, inc attached note paper with more adverts. SG B129(var) cat £160 for loose stamp alone, Sass BLP13 cat €55+. Rare.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
3005
1923 'Busta Lettera Postale' advertising lettercard (34 serie naz) with advert for 'Grande Distilleria Lazio' on front & for 'White Star Line' on back, & many small adverts inside, franked 'BLP' type III typo black opt 10c red. VF UN, inc attached note paper with more adverts. SG B129(var) cat £160 for loose stamp alone, Sass BLP13 cat €55+. Rare.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
3006
1923 'Busta Lettera Postale' advertising lettercard (32 serie naz) with advert for 'Oriana, Prof Mario Monte' on front & for 'M Colabro & C', pram etc on back & many small adverts inside, franked 'BLP' type III typo black opt 10c red. VF UN, no margins, inc attached note paper with more adverts. SG B129(var) cat £160 for loose stamp alone, Sass BLP13 cat €55+. Rare.
 AVAILABLE at A$60
3007
1923 'Busta Lettera Postale' advertising lettercard (4 serie Campania) with advert for 'Oleifigi Trestini' on front & for 'White Star Line' on back & many small adverts inside, franked 'BLP' type III typo black opt 10c red. VF CTO, 'Trieste Centro' cds, inc attached note paper with more adverts. SG B129(var) cat £110 for loose stamp alone, Sass BLP 13 cat €1200 for U. Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
3008
1923 'Busta Lettera Postale' advertising lettercard (4 serie Lombardia) with advert for 'Brescia P Lorenzotti' guns on front & for 'Griffa Gavagnino & Maggi' etc on back & many small adverts inside, franked 'BLP' type II typo black opt 10c red. VFU, uprated 40c brown & 50c violet to pay for registration. SG B129(var) cat £110++ for loose stamp alone, Sass BLP13 cat €1200+. Rare registered usage. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
3009
1923 'Busta Lettera Postale' advertising lettercard (41 serie naz) with advert for 'Nunzio Adragna & C' on front & for 'Pasquale di Tomassi' & others on back & many small adverts inside, franked 'BLP' type III typo red opt. VF UN, right margin gone inc attached note paper with more adverts. SG B137 cat £375 for loose stamp alone, Sass BLP 14C cat €500. Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
3010
1933 General Italo Balbo Trans-Atlantic Flight. Autographed printed note paper or book front page 'Crociera Aerea de Decennale' depicting flight of seaplanes with 20 signatures of pilots etc.
 AVAILABLE at A$170
3011
1945 CORALIT Authorised Private Postal Service cover franked 2nd set 14L-140L perf, tied by 'Coralit Alta Italia / Torino / 13 MAG 45' cds, with special boxed cachet below, plus 4 Italian Post stamps tied by 'Torino 13.5.45' cds, with 'Coralit Alta Italia / Venezia / 19 MAG 45' arrival b/s. Sass 8-12 cat €1300+. Rare & attractive. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
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