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5256
1863-65 King 5c greenish-grey, Turin printing. VF fresh MUH, nice never hinged original gum. SG 10 cat £2250 for M, should be at least double, £4500 MUH, Sass T16 cat €2500+. Rare genuine MUH! 2014 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
  A$450
(US$306)
(€275)
(£252)
  A$700
(US$476)
(€427)
(£392)
A$
5257
1863-65 King 5c slate-grey. F-VF MLH. SG 10b cat £2250. Sass 16 cat €1125. Very scarce stamp. (P)
  A$150
(US$102)
(€92)
(£84)
  A$250
(US$170)
(€153)
(£140)
A$
5258
1863-65 King 10c buff, Turin printing. VG fresh M. SG 11 cat £3750, Sass T17 cat €2125. (P)
  A$170
(US$116)
(€104)
(£95)
  A$250
(US$170)
(€153)
(£140)
A$
5259
1863-65 King 10c buff, Turin printing. VF fresh MUH, sl gum crease, nice never hinged original gum. SG 11 cat £3750 for M, should be at least double, £7500 MUH, Sass T17 cat €4250. Very rare genuine MUH! 2014 Ceremuga photo-cert. (P)
  A$550
(US$374)
(€336)
(£308)
  A$800
(US$544)
(€488)
(£448)
A$
5260
1870-1925 Postage Due 1L magenta & blue, error centre'1' INVERTED. FU, usual centring. SG D33b cat £3500. Sass T27a cat €4500. Very rare. Dr Enzo Diena AIEP photo cert. (P)
  A$650
(US$442)
(€397)
(£364)
  A$900
(US$612)
(€549)
(£504)
A$
5261
1874 Postal Recognition Stamp 10c orange King. VF MLH, perfect centring. Sass RP1 cat €200. (P)
  A$60
(US$41)
(€37)
(£34)
  A$90
(US$61)
(€55)
(£50)
A$
5262
1878 opt Official 2c/20c claret, error opt INVERTED. VFU, light cds. SG 25a cat £1000, Sass 31b cat €1400. Rare genuine example. Exp Alberto Diena AIEP, plus 2017 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
  A$300
(US$204)
(€183)
(£168)
  A$500
(US$340)
(€305)
(£280)
A$
5263
1878 opt Official 2c/5L claret, error opt INVERTED. VFU, light cds. SG 29a cat £1700, Sass 35b cat €2400. Rare genuine example. Exp Alberto Diena AIEP, plus 2017 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
  A$400
(US$272)
(€244)
(£224)
  A$600
(US$408)
(€366)
(£336)
A$
5264
1878 opt Official 2c/5L claret, error opt INVERTED. FU. SG 29a cat £1700, Sass 35b cat €2400. Rare genuine example. Chiaverello photo cert (P)
  A$300
(US$204)
(€183)
(£168)
  A$450
(US$306)
(€275)
(£252)
A$
5265
1889 King 20c orange perfin 'CC' for special use on discounted franking publicity Postcards which were sold to the public for 18c. VFU with '18.2.89' cds. Sass CP1 cat €2500+. Exceedingly rare genuine example. Dr Enzo Diena AIEP & Oliva photo certs. (P)
  A$800
(US$544)
(€488)
(£448)
  A$1200
(US$816)
(€732)
(£672)
A$
5266
1891 Embossed sample proof by DLR as an example of their prowess, similar to types used by Britain & empire but with head of Italian King Victor-Emmanual II, border dated 30 1 82 with 'Thos De La Rue & Co London. 2 shades of orange on laid paper 35x44mm endorsed 'Italian Head', or 51x60mm with '19 FEB 91' h/s. Extremely rare. (2). (P)
  A$450
(US$306)
(€275)
(£252)
  A$700
(US$476)
(€427)
(£392)
A$
5267
1901 King set 1c-5L. F-VF fresh MLH. SG 62-72 cat £2230. Sass 68-78 cat €3250. Rare set. (11) (P)
  A$500
(US$340)
(€305)
(£280)
  A$700
(US$476)
(€427)
(£392)
A$
5268
1906-08 King 25c blue, horiz IMPERF pr. VFU, all 4 margins, with 'Pavia 14 SET 1922' cds. SG 77a cat £180, Sass 83e cat €180. Scarce postally U error! (P)
  A$60
(US$41)
(€37)
(£34)
  A$100
(US$68)
(€61)
(£56)
A$
5269
1915 Red Cross '20' opt Eagle 15c+5c slate, error opt DOUBLE. Superb fresh MUH. SG 98(var), double unlisted, more common opt inverted cat £750 for M, so £1500 MUH. Sass 104b cat €1300 for M, should be at least double, €2600 MUH. 2014 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
  A$350
(US$238)
(€214)
(£196)
  A$500
(US$340)
(€305)
(£280)
A$
5270
1922 Philatelic Congress opt set 10c-40c. F-VF MLH. SG 122-5 cat £1200. Sass 123-6 cat €1600. 2018 Ceremuga photo cert (4) (P)
  A$300
(US$204)
(€183)
(£168)
  A$450
(US$306)
(€275)
(£252)
A$
5271
1922 Philatelic Congress opt set 10c-40c. F-VF M, o/c as usual. SG 122-5 cat £1200, Sass 123-6 cat €1600 for such centring. Key set seldom seen with genuine opts. (4). (P)
  A$300
(US$204)
(€183)
(£168)
  A$500
(US$340)
(€305)
(£280)
A$
5272
1922 Philatelic Congress opt set 10c-40c. Superb U, ea on piece with Special Trieste cds. SG 122-25 cat £1300++, Sass 123-126 cat €1600++. Rarely seen genuine set in exceptional quality. Alberto Diena AIEP photo cert. (4). (P)
  A$600
(US$408)
(€366)
(£336)
  A$900
(US$612)
(€549)
(£504)
A$
5273
1923 Manzoni set 10c-5L. VF fresh MUH, nice never hinged original gum, all marginal. SG 155-60 cat £900 for M, should be at least 3 times £2700 MUH, Sass 151-56 cat €3250. Key set in unusually nice quality. 5L with Dr Enzo Diena AIEP photo cert. (P)
  A$800
(US$544)
(€488)
(£448)
  A$1200
(US$816)
(€732)
(£672)
A$
5274
1923 Manzoni 5L purple & black IMPERF top marginal, inverted wmk. Stamp superb fresh MUH with nice never hinged original gum, 4 huge margins. SG 160(var), Sass 156d cat €3000++, plus premium for inverted wmk. 2017 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
  A$800
(US$544)
(€488)
(£448)
  A$1200
(US$816)
(€732)
(£672)
A$
5275
1924 Official Franking Permit stamps 'Bibliot Circolanti Milano' set 5c-50c, for the 'Italian Federation of Circulating Libraries'. VF fresh MUH. Sass EP13-16 cat €4000. 2017 Ceremuga photo cert for 50c top value. (P)
  A$1100
(US$748)
(€671)
(£616)
  A$1500
(US$1020)
(€915)
(£840)
A$
5276
1924 Official Franking Permit Stamps 'Cassa Nazionale Assic Inf Lavoro' set 5c-5L, for the 'National Industrial Accident Insurance Fund'. F-VF U. Sass EP17-23 cat €1500. (7). (P)
  A$250
(US$170)
(€153)
(£140)
  A$400
(US$272)
(€244)
(£224)
A$
5277
1924 Official Franking Permit stamps 'Cassa Nazionale Assicuraz Sociali' set 5c-1L, for the 'National Social Insurance Fund'. F-VF U. Sass EP24-29 cat €850. (6). (P)
  A$130
(US$88)
(€79)
(£73)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€122)
(£112)
A$
5278
1924 Official Franking Permit Stamps 'Consorzio Bibliot Torino' set 5c-50c, for the 'National Society for Libraries for the People' F-VF MUH, sl tropicalised gum. Sass EP30-33 cat €800. (4). (P)
  A$120
(US$82)
(€73)
(£67)
  A$180
(US$122)
(€110)
(£101)
A$
5279
1924 Official Franking Permit Stamps 'Consorzio Bibliot Torino' set 5c-50c, for the 'National Society for Libraries for the People' VF MUH. Sass EP 30-33 cat €800. (4). (P)
  A$170
(US$116)
(€104)
(£95)
  A$250
(US$170)
(€153)
(£140)
A$
5280
1924 Official Franking Permit Stamps, 'Gruppo D'Azione Scuole-Milano' set 5c-50c, for the 'Action Group for Schools for the People' VF MUH. Sass EP 38-41 cat €625. (4). (P)
  A$110
(US$75)
(€67)
(£62)
  A$150
(US$102)
(€92)
(£84)
A$
5281
1924 Official Franking Permit Stamps 'Gruppo D'Azione Scuole-Milano' set 5c-50c, for the 'Action Group for Schools for the People'. F-VF U. Sass F38-F41 cat €700. (4). (P)
  A$120
(US$82)
(€73)
(£67)
  A$180
(US$122)
(€110)
(£101)
A$
5282
1924 Official Franking Permit stamps 'Lega Nazionale Trieste' set 5c-50c, for the 'Trieste National Union'. VF fresh MUH. Sass EF 42-45 cat €3600. Rare set. Raybaudi photo cert. (4). (P)
  A$1100
(US$748)
(€671)
(£616)
  A$1500
(US$1020)
(€915)
(£840)
A$
5283
1924 Official Franking Permit Stamps 'Opera Italia Redenta-Roma' set 5c-50c, for the 'National Union for Italia Redenta'. VF fresh MUH. Sass EP46-49 cat €900. (4). (P)
  A$250
(US$170)
(€153)
(£140)
  A$350
(US$238)
(€214)
(£196)
A$
5284
1924 Official Franking Permit Stamps 'Assoc Naz. Mutil Inv Guerra-Roma' set 5c-5L, for the 'National Association for Cripples & Disabled War Veterans'. VF fresh MUH. Sass EP5-12 cat €13,500. Very rare set. Raybaudi photo cert for 5L top value. (8). (P)
  A$3800
(US$2584)
(€2318)
(£2128)
  A$5000
(US$3400)
(€3050)
(£2800)
A$
5285
1924 Official Franking Permit Stamps' 'Ufficio Nazionale Colloc Disoccup' set 5c-5L, for the 'Nationale Employment Office'. G--VFU. Sass EP62-68 cat €2750. Rare set. (7). (P)
  A$350
(US$238)
(€214)
(£196)
  A$500
(US$340)
(€305)
(£280)
A$
5286
1924 Official Franking Permit Stamp 'Vigilanza Obbligo Scolastico' 25c lilac brown, for the 'Organisaiton for Reporting on Negligent Pupils in Elementary Schools.' VF MUH. Sass EP 69 cat €300. (P)
  A$60
(US$41)
(€37)
(£34)
  A$90
(US$61)
(€55)
(£50)
A$
5287
1924 Official Franking Permit Stamps Provisional opt 'Assoc. Naz. Mutil. Inv. Guerra - Roma' set 5c-5L, for the 'National Association for Cripples & Disabled War Veterans'. VFU/CTO, 5L sl vert crease, all top vals with unusually excellent centring which is a +100% premium in Sassone. Sass EP70-77 cat €20,000. Extremely rare set! 2017 Ceremuga photo cert for 5L top value. (8). (P)
  A$1800
(US$1224)
(€1098)
(£1008)
  A$2800
(US$1904)
(€1708)
(£1568)
A$
5288
1925 Postal Commission Servizio Commission 'UNA LIRA' opt 90c violet. Superb U with 'Acqui (Risparmi) / Alessandria. 12 26' cds. Sass SC6 cat €5000+. Extremely rare genuine postally used! 2019 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
  A$1200
(US$816)
(€732)
(£672)
  A$1800
(US$1224)
(€1098)
(£1008)
A$
5289
1926 1st National Defence set 40c-5L. VFU, 'Palermo-Catania 20.2.28' TPO cds. SG 204-7 cat £200, Sass 206-9 cat €550. (4). (P)
  A$70
(US$48)
(€43)
(£39)
  A$100
(US$68)
(€61)
(£56)
A$
5290
1927-29 King 1L75 brown, perf 13¾. VFU. SG 212a cat £3500, Sass 242 cat €5000. This very rare perf is considered a fully separate issue by Italian specialists so is given a separate major cat no in Italian catalogues. Dr Enzo Diena AIEP photo cert. (P)
  A$1200
(US$816)
(€732)
(£672)
  A$1800
(US$1224)
(€1098)
(£1008)
A$
5291
1930 Transatlantic Flight 7.70L light blue & drab. VF fresh MUH, tiny natural paper inclusion. SG 303 cat £800 for M, should be at least double, £1600 MUH, Sass A25 cat €1100. Exp Bolaffi AIEP (P)
  A$220
(US$150)
(€134)
(£123)
  A$300
(US$204)
(€183)
(£168)
A$
5292
1931 St Anthony 75c lake, perf 12. VFU with 'Napoli 31.3.32' cds. SG 308a cat £275, Sass 299 cat €600. (P)
  A$110
(US$75)
(€67)
(£62)
  A$150
(US$102)
(€92)
(£84)
A$
5293
1932 10th Anniv set 5c-5L inc Air & Express. VF MUH. SG 350-E369 cat £170 for M, so £340 MUH. Sass 325-E18 cat €613 (20) (P)
  A$130
(US$88)
(€79)
(£73)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€122)
(£112)
A$
5294
1933 Balbo Transatlantic Flight triptych set 5L25+19L75 & 5L25+ 44L75 se-tenant strips in FULL SHEETLETS OF 20, of all the 20 diff pilot name opts (which are all listed separately in all Italian catalogues), 2nd strip with major positional variety 'tuft of hair on Kings head'. Superb fresh MUH in pristine condition with never hinged original gum. SG 378-79 cat £7200++ for M singles, should be at least double, £14,400 MUH singles, plus premium for very rare sheetlets. Sass A51-52, A51-52A/T & A51Da cat €20,000++. Very rare & spectacular sheetlets virtually never seen in such beautiful condition. 2019 Ceremuga photo certs. (40) (P)
  A$7000
(US$4760)
(€4270)
(£3920)
  A$10000
(US$6800)
(€6100)
(£5600)
A$
5295
1933 'SERVIZIO DI STATO' official opt Balbo Transatlantic Flight 5L25+44L75 tryptych setenant strip. Superb fresh MUH, pristine never hinged original gum. Sass PAS1 cat €6300+. SG O379 cat £3250 for M, should be at least £6500 MUH. Key stamp in unusually nice condition. 2018 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
  A$2200
(US$1496)
(€1342)
(£1232)
  A$3300
(US$2244)
(€2013)
(£1848)
A$
5296
1942 Airmail War Propaganda set 50c brown, 1L violet & 2L blue, with se-tenant label, imperf between. Superb fresh MUH. Sass 12A, 12B & 12C cat €1875. Rare so nice. 2019 Ceremuga photo-cert. (3). (P)
  A$600
(US$408)
(€366)
(£336)
  A$900
(US$612)
(€549)
(£504)
A$
5297
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 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 2011 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
  A$1200
(US$816)
(€732)
(£672)
  A$1800
(US$1224)
(€1098)
(£1008)
A$
5298
1943 North Africa Fieldpost franking stamp in ultramarine for Italian troops assisting Rommel's 'Afrika Korps', design showing Roman amphitheatre at El-Djem in Tunisia. Superb fresh MUH. Sass FM1 cat €250+. Very interesting historical stamp that was unissued due to defeat & surrender of all Axis forces in North Africa. 1991 Dr Enzo Diena AIEP photo cert for sheetlet it came from. (P)
  A$180
(US$122)
(€110)
(£101)
  A$250
(US$170)
(€153)
(£140)
A$
5299
1943 Allied Occup of Salermo 'A.M.S.' opts set 5c-1.25L plus Express 1.25L, prepared but unissued. VF fresh MUH. CEI 1-7, PA1 & E1 listed but unpriced. (9) (P)
  A$110
(US$75)
(€67)
(£62)
  A$150
(US$102)
(€92)
(£84)
A$
5300
1944 Italian Social Republic 'Repubblica Sociale Italiana' fasces opt Julius Caesar 20c carmine, this being the error (normally on the 75c), variety full offset of opt on reverse. Superb fresh MUH. SG 60a(var), Sass 495Ab cat €1000. Exp Alberto Diena AIEP plus 2019 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
  A$250
(US$170)
(€153)
(£140)
  A$350
(US$238)
(€214)
(£196)
A$
5301
1944 Communal Postal Service 50c red on green provisional issue set for Aramengo, Cocconato, Cortazzone, Montafia, Piea & Piova Massaia, prepared byy the Asti provincial council, each in full sheetlet of 8 with all positional varieties. Superb fresh UN as made. CEI 1-6 cat €30,000 = A$46,000+. Significant World War II period rarity. 2010 Raybaudi photo-cert. (6 S/S). (P)
  A$3500
(US$2380)
(€2135)
(£1960)
  A$5000
(US$3400)
(€3050)
(£2800)
A$
5302
1944 Italian Social Republic 'G.N.R.' opt Postage Due set 5c-20L, mostly Verona printing. VF fresh MUH. SG D44-56 cat £1200 for M, should be at least double, £2400 MUH, Sass 47-59 cat €3750+. Rare genuine set. Key values with Sorani photo cert. (11) (P)
  A$800
(US$544)
(€488)
(£448)
  A$1200
(US$816)
(€732)
(£672)
A$
5303
1944 Italian Social Republic 'Fasces' opt Postage Due set 5c-20L. VF MUH. SG D89-101 cat £275 for M, should be at least double, £550 MUH, Sass T60-72 cat €700. (13). (P)
  A$170
(US$116)
(€104)
(£95)
  A$250
(US$170)
(€153)
(£140)
A$
5304
1944 'REP. SOC. ITALIANA' opt Parcel Post prs set 5c-20L. VF fresh MUH. SG P77-88 cat £950 for M, should be double, £1900 MUH, Sass PP36-47 cat €3000. Rare genuine set & certificate can be obtained on request. (12). (P)
  A$700
(US$476)
(€427)
(£392)
  A$1000
(US$680)
(€610)
(£560)
A$
5305
1944 Italian Social Republic 'GNR' opt King Pictorial set 5c-50L, Verona printing, all error opt INVERTED. Superb fresh MUH. SG ex 1-20(var), Sass 470a-489a cat €8700. Extremely rare genuine error set. Raybaudi photo cert. (18). (P)
  A$2500
(US$1700)
(€1525)
(£1400)
  A$3500
(US$2380)
(€2135)
(£1960)
A$
5306
1944 Italian Social Republic 'GNR' opt Airmail 80c, Verona printing, error opt INVERTED. VF fresh MLH. SG 36(var), Sass PA120a cat €450. Exp Sorani. (P)
  A$70
(US$48)
(€43)
(£39)
  A$100
(US$68)
(€61)
(£56)
A$
5307
1944 Italian Social Republic 'GNR' opt Airmail 10L top value, Verona printing, error opt INVERTED. VFM. SG 40(var) cat £1400++ as normal, Sass PA124a cat €3500. Very rare genuine example. Sorani photo cert. (P)
  A$650
(US$442)
(€397)
(£364)
  A$900
(US$612)
(€549)
(£504)
A$
5308
1944 Italian Social Republic 'Fasces' red opt King 50L top value, Verona printing. Superb fresh MUH. SG 77 cat £450 for M, should be at least double, £900 MUH, Sass 501 cat €550. Dr Enzo Diena AIEP photo cert. (P)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€122)
(£112)
  A$300
(US$204)
(€183)
(£168)
A$
5309
1944 Italian Social Republic 'Fasces' LILAC-CARMINE opt King 50L top value, Firenze printing. Superb fresh MUH, top marginal. SG 77(var), Sass 500/I cat €6000. Very rare genuine example as only 450 printed. Sorani & Oliva photo certs. (P)
  A$2000
(US$1360)
(€1220)
(£1120)
  A$3000
(US$2040)
(€1830)
(£1680)
A$
5310
1944 Teramo RSI local 'Republica Sociale Italiana' opt set 15c-2L inc airs & express. VF MUH. Sass 1-16 cat €1250. Very scarce genuine as only 985 sets issued. All exp Galliani plus 2003 Raybaudi photo-cert for the 2 key vals. (16) (P)
  A$400
(US$272)
(€244)
(£224)
  A$600
(US$408)
(€366)
(£336)
A$
5311
1944 Torino CLN liberation 'C.L.N.' opt 20c, 25c, 50c & Express 1.25L, being the 1st opts for Turin. VF fresh MUH. CEI 10, 11, 13 & 17 cat €5440 = A$8500. Very rare issue especially the 1.25L. Copy of 2005 Raybaudi photo-certs blks of the 50c & 1.25L these came from. (4) (P)
  A$450
(US$306)
(€275)
(£252)
  A$700
(US$476)
(€427)
(£392)
A$
5312
1945 Torino CLN liberation 'C.L.N.' fancy opt set 5c-3L, inc 30c both with & w/o wmk, 1L both red & black opts as well as the Bandiera Brothers issue. Superb MUH. CEI 18-34 inc 28A cat €5500 = A$8500. Overprints authorized by Italian regional authorities, but issue was not approved by allied commanders. Historical issue & very rare comp as only 200 sets printed. 2006 Raybaudi & 2009 Ceremuga photo certs. (18) (P)
  A$1100
(US$748)
(€671)
(£616)
  A$1700
(US$1156)
(€1037)
(£952)
A$
5313
1945 Ponte Chiasso CLN liberation provisionals 'C.L.N. Ponte Chiasso' opt set 5c-3L plus the extremely rare Express 1.25L. Also unissued opts on Airmails 25c-10L which are unlisted. VF fresh MUH. Sass 1-10 & 14 cat €24,000 & unlisted airmails est as basic set €4000, so total €28,000 = A$45,000. Extremely rare offering as only 50 printed of key Express 1.25L, which has 2014 Sismondo photo-cert, plus copy of 2010 Sismondo photo-cert for similar unissued airmails. (19) (P)
  A$3500
(US$2380)
(€2135)
(£1960)
  A$5000
(US$3400)
(€3050)
(£2800)
A$
5314
1945-48 Work, Justice & Family 100L carmine. VFM. Sass 565 cat €230, SG 669 cat £550.
  A$40
(US$27)
(€24)
(£22)
  A$60
(US$41)
(€37)
(£34)
A$
5315
1945 Aosta liberation local overprints with coat of arms on set 10c-2L (inc both 1L), ea in blk of 4 with opts in French & Italian se-tenant with stamps w/o opts. VF MUH. Mi listed but unpriced. CEI 10-25 cat €400. Scarce set. (8 blks). (P)
  A$110
(US$75)
(€67)
(£62)
  A$150
(US$102)
(€92)
(£84)
A$
5316
1945 Ariano Polesine CLN liberation local 'C.L.N. ARIANO POLESINE' opts set 10c-1L. VF MUH. CEI 30-36. Rare as only 720 sets printed. Raybaudi photo-cert. (7) (P)
  A$350
(US$238)
(€214)
(£196)
  A$500
(US$340)
(€305)
(£280)
A$
5317
1945 Barge CLN liberation local '27-4-45 C.L.N. Barge' opt set Airmails 25c-1L. VF fresh MUH. Sass 12-16 cat €9000. Very rare genuine as only 100 sets printed. 2010 Sorani photo cert. (5) (P)
  A$2500
(US$1700)
(€1525)
(£1400)
  A$3500
(US$2380)
(€2135)
(£1960)
A$
5318
1945 Maccagno CLN liberation local 'Comitato Liberazione Nazionale Maccagno' opts 5c- 1.25L & Express 1.25L, with control h/s on back. VF MUH. Sass 1-6 & 8 cat €2250. Rare genuine as only 500 sets printed. (7) (P)
  A$600
(US$408)
(€366)
(£336)
  A$900
(US$612)
(€549)
(£504)
A$
5319
1945 Massa Carrara CLN liberation local 'Massa Carrara 1944-45 C.C.A.' opt 5L/25c, with opt applied across top of a blk of 4, with notary control cachet on back. VF fresh MUH. CEI 1 cat €2000. Rare genuine as only 250 printed. Copy of 2004 Raybaudi photo cert. (P)
  A$350
(US$238)
(€214)
(£196)
  A$500
(US$340)
(€305)
(£280)
A$
5320
1945 Massa Carrara CLN liberation local 'Massa Carrara 1944-45 C.C.A.' opt set 5L/25c, 5L/50c & 10L/50c with opts applied across top of a blk of 4 of each, all with notary control cachets on back. VF fresh MUH. CEI 1-3 cat €6000 = A$9000. Very rare genuine as only 250 sets printed. 2010 Raybaudi photo cert. (3 blks) (P)
  A$1100
(US$748)
(€671)
(£616)
  A$1700
(US$1156)
(€1037)
(£952)
A$
5321
1945 Massa Carrara CLN liberation local 'Massa Carrara 1944-45 C.C.A.' opt 5L/50c, with opt applied across top of a blk of 4, with notary control cachet on back. VF fresh MUH. CEI 2 cat €2000. Rare genuine as only 250 printed. Raybaudi photo cert. (P)
  A$400
(US$272)
(€244)
(£224)
  A$600
(US$408)
(€366)
(£336)
A$
5322
1945 Piacenza CLN liberation local 'Pro Patrioti Piacenza' 6th opt 50L/10c. Superb MUH. CEI 1 cat €600. Rare as only 1500 printed. 2006 Dr Avi SBPV photo-cert. (P)
  A$170
(US$116)
(€104)
(£95)
  A$250
(US$170)
(€153)
(£140)
A$
5323
1945 Piacenza CLN liberation local 'Pro Patrioti Piacenza' 6th opt 50L/20c. Superb MUH. CEI 1 cat €600. Rare as only 1500 printed. 2006 Dr Avi SBPV photo-cert. (P)
  A$170
(US$116)
(€104)
(£95)
  A$250
(US$170)
(€153)
(£140)
A$
5324
1945 Piacenza CLN liberation local 'Pro Patrioti Piacenza' 6th opt 50L/25c. Superb MUH. CEI 1 cat €600. Rare as only 1500 printed. 2006 Dr Avi SBPV photo-cert. (P)
  A$170
(US$116)
(€104)
(£95)
  A$250
(US$170)
(€153)
(£140)
A$
5325
1945 Ravenna liberation 'Ravenna 4 dec 1944 ITALIA LIBERA' opt set 10c-1L & Express 1.25L, plus also INVERTED opt on the Express 1.25L. VFM. CEI 1-9 & 9a cat €16,000 = A$25,000. Extremely rare set as probably only 1 50 printed of the invert 1.25L. 2009 Raybaudi photo-certs. (10) (P)
  A$1800
(US$1224)
(€1098)
(£1008)
  A$2800
(US$1904)
(€1708)
(£1568)
A$
5326
1945 Torino CLN liberation local 'C.L.N.' fancy opt set Bandiera Brothers 25c, 1L & 2.50L. VF MUH. CEI 32-34 cat €1500. Very scarce set that was authorized by CLN authorities but issue was blocked by Allied military officials. 2011 Ceremuga photo cert. (3) (P)
  A$275
(US$187)
(€168)
(£154)
  A$400
(US$272)
(€244)
(£224)
A$
5327
1945 Valle Bormida CLN liberation local 'C L N PATRIOTI VALLE BORMIDA' opts set 5c-1L with black or dark red opts, plus set of 2 vermilion opts 30c & 50c. Then vertical statues set 5c-2.50L, & horiz designs set 25c-1.25L. VF fresh MUH. Sass 1-7, 4A-5A, 9-15 & 16-19 cat €1620 & undercatalogued compared to other issues. All genuine with only 200 printed of the key set of 2, which has Raybaudi photo-cert. (20) (P)
  A$600
(US$408)
(€366)
(£336)
  A$800
(US$544)
(€488)
(£448)
A$
5328
1946-57 Parcel Post set 25c-500L, setenant pairs, perf 13¼, wmk 'winged wheel'. VF fresh MUH with pristine never hinged original gum. Sass PP66-80 cat €2175+, SG P687-701 cat £3500. Rare set in nice MUH condition. Key 300L with 1987 Oliva & 2018 Ceremuga photo certs. (15). (P)
  A$650
(US$442)
(€397)
(£364)
  A$900
(US$612)
(€549)
(£504)
A$
5329
1954 Parcel Post 1000L ultramarine, top value setenant pair, line perf 13¼, wmk 'winged wheel'. Superb fresh MUH with pristine never hinged original gum. Sass PP81 cat €6000, SG P868 cat £12,000 = A$22,000. By far the rarest stamp of post-war Italy - 1st example we have ever offered. 1972 Sirotti & 2018 Ceremuga photo certs. (P)
  A$1800
(US$1224)
(€1098)
(£1008)
  A$2500
(US$1700)
(€1525)
(£1400)
A$
5330
1955-60 Concessional Parcel Post set 40L-140L, setenant pairs, wmk 'stars'. VF fresh MUH. Sass PC5-15 cat €750+, SG exCP918-28 cat £1200. Scarce set in nice MUH condition. Key 75L & 110L with Casa photo cert. (10) (P)
  A$180
(US$122)
(€110)
(£101)
  A$275
(US$187)
(€168)
(£154)
A$
5331
1961 South America Visit 205L lilac-rose 'Gronchi Rosa' from 1st printing, which had the map of Peru incorrect so withdrawn after protests from the Peruvian Govt & a corrected 205L reissued in grey. VF fresh MUH with pristine never hinged original gum. Sass 921 cat €1900, SG 1055(var) footnote cat £2000. Key stamp of modern Italy. 1973 Dr Giulio Bolaffi AIEP & 2019 Ceremuga photo-certs. (P)
  A$600
(US$408)
(€366)
(£336)
  A$900
(US$612)
(€549)
(£504)
A$
5332
Italy & Territories: 1943-80 MUH Collection in 6 hingeless albums with republic 1945-80 totally comp in 3 luxury Bollaffi slipcase albums, Trieste Zone A 1947-54 totally comp in Marini album, San Marino 1960-80 comp in Marini album, Somalia 1950-72 comp in presentation album. Numerous rare items present starting with 1943 Provisional Govt Badoglio signature opt 50c with Raybaudi photo cert (CEI cat €10,000). 1945 Liberation Local opts range inc Aosta partisan opts Bandierra set setenant prs with Raybaudi photo cert (CEI cat €12,000), Aosta Coat of Arms & Map opts in setenant blks (€700+) etc. Then all standard issues inc 1945. Pic Def set to 100L (SG cat £1200). 1945 Express set to 60L (200). 1945 Postage Due set to 20L (£190). 1946 Parcel Post set to 20L (£275). 1946-57 Parcel Post set to 500L inc key 300L (£3500). 1947-54 Postage Due set to 500L (£550). 1948 600th Birth Anniv set (£225). 1948 Centenary set to 100L (£550) plus Express 35L (£200). 1949 Art set (£130). 1949 UPU 50L (£120). 1949 Rome Centenary 100L (£500). 1949 European Recovery set (£180). 1949 Concessional Letter set 15L & 20L (£185). 1949 Volta set (£203). 1950 UNESCO set (£139). 1950 Holy Year set (£169). 1950 Radio set (£450+). 1950 Tobacco set (£140). 1950 Provincial Occupations set (£300). 1951 Milan Fair set (£166). 1951 Gymnastic set £160). 1951 Montecassino set (£143). 1953 Concessional Post set to 110L (£840). 1954 parcel Post 1000L setenant pr wmk winged wheel (£12,000) with photo cert. 1961 South America unissued 205L rose (£2250). Somalia inc 1950 Air set to 10S (£325). 1950 Parcel Post set to 3S (£325) plus 1S setenant pr extremely rare error IMPERF between stamps & right margin (€900, only 10 known). Rare 1951 Meeting of Territorial Council special M/S of 4, unissued with special red h/s opt (cat €9000 as normal). Trieste Zone A inc 1947-48 AMG opt Pic Def set to 100L (£450). 1947-48 Postage Due set to 50L (£475). 1948 Centenary opt set to 100L (£275). 1949-52 Air opt set to 500L (£130). 1949-59 set to 1000L (£550). San Marino inc 1961 Europa sheetlet. Almost all VF fresh MUH in pristine condition. SG cat £36,000+ = A$64,000+ plus SG unlisted provisionals. Sass cat €39,000+ plus provisionals CEI cat €23,000+, total €62,000 = A$100,000! Very valuable collection offerred at a very low reserve. (2400 & 13 M/S). (P)
  A$6000
(US$4080)
(€3660)
(£3360)
  A$8000
(US$5440)
(€4880)
(£4480)
A$
5333
1888 Advertising folded lettersheet franked King 20c orange with 'C18' perfin (to indicate rate to public at 18c instead of 20c) tied by number 61 barred pmk & with 'Chiavari' cds, sent to Bologna with 'Amb Torino-Pisa' TPO cds transit b/s & 2 diff arrival b/s. The rare perfin stamp in superb condition while lettersheet has some of the adverts/coupons excised, as was planned use. Sass F4 cat €5000. Very rare & interesting item for the specialist. Dr Enzo Diena AIEP photo cert. (P)
  A$900
(US$612)
(€549)
(£504)
  A$1500
(US$1020)
(€915)
(£840)
A$
5334
1921 'Buste Lettere Postali' advertising letter card franked BLP blue litho opt 40c brown, plus BLP black typo opt 15c grey (instead of blue opt) tied by 'Napoli 1 7 21' cds to Milan. SG B115 & B130(var), Sass BLP4 & 6A cat €5000+ for loose stamps. Pmks probably CTO per favour but still very rare & interesting item. (P)
  A$500
(US$340)
(€305)
(£280)
  A$1000
(US$680)
(€610)
(£560)
A$
5335
1924 'Cassa Nazionale d'Assic v Razioni' envelope (centre fold) with Official franking Permit Stamps 5c & 10c. 'Cassa Nazionale Assic Inf Lavoro' for 'National Industrial Accident Insurance Fund' tied by 'Milano 1924' pmk. Sent locally with arrival b/s with special violet cachet. Sass EP17 & 18 cat €360++. Attractive & rare. (P)
  A$130
(US$88)
(€79)
(£73)
  A$275
(US$187)
(€168)
(£154)
A$
5336
1924 'Cassa Nazionale d'Assic v Razioni' envelope (no flap) with Official franking Permit Stamps 25c & 50c. 'Cassa Nazionale Assic Inf Lavoro' for 'National Industrial Accident Insurance Fund' tied by 'Milano 23 3 24' cds. Registered & sent locally with arrival b/s. Sass EP19 & 21 cat €550++. Attractive & rare. (P)
  A$230
(US$156)
(€140)
(£129)
  A$400
(US$272)
(€244)
(£224)
A$
5337
1924 'Cassa Nazionale d'Assic v Razioni' envelope (centre fold) with Official franking Permit Stamps 5c (5). 'Cassa Nazionale Assic Inf Lavoro' for 'National Industrial Accident Insurance Fund' tied by 'Genova 16 10 24' cds. Sent locally with arrival b/s with special violet cachet. Sass EP17 cat €410++. Attractive & rare. (P)
  A$180
(US$122)
(€110)
(£101)
  A$275
(US$187)
(€168)
(£154)
A$
5338
1926 cover (no flap) franked King 30c orange IMPERF Postcard cut-outs (2) tied by 'Bra 15 GEN 26' cds. To 'Novi Ligure' arrival b/s. Rare provisional usage. Exp Alberta Diena. (P)
  A$70
(US$48)
(€43)
(£39)
  A$100
(US$68)
(€61)
(£56)
A$
5339
1931 Transatlantic Formation Flight cover franked the special 7.70L stamp & King 1.25L tied by 'Italia-Brasile Roma 5 DEC 1930' pmk with 'Rio de Janeiro' arrival pmk, with all the pilots signatures inc Valle. Superb fresh. SG 303 cat £1800++, Sass PA25 cat €2000++ both as loose stamp, Sass GP25c cat €3250 on signed airmail cover. Rare & attractive. 2019 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
  A$1000
(US$680)
(€610)
(£560)
  A$1500
(US$1020)
(€915)
(£840)
A$
5340
1934 Rome-Mogadishu flight set on flight cover tied by 'Roma Posta Aerea Speciale 9 11 34' cds. To Mogadishu with red flight cachet & re-directed to Trieste with b/s of Mogadishu & Trieste. Superb fresh. SG 444-49 cat £1300++, Sass A83-88 cat €3000++ -both for loose stamps, cat €4500+ on airmail cover. Very rare & attractive. (P)
  A$1000
(US$680)
(€610)
(£560)
  A$1500
(US$1020)
(€915)
(£840)
A$
5341
1941 Posts & Telegraph Dept postcard franked King 50c & Stamp Duty revenue 10c tied by indistinct 1941 cds. Rare provisional usage due to shortage of 10c stamps. (P)
  A$120
(US$82)
(€73)
(£67)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€122)
(£112)
A$
5342
1946 cover franked Defins 10c (2), 15c, 20c & 60c, plus 2 diff Stamp Duty revenues, tied by 'Navara Ferrovia 20 1 46' cds. Unusual useage. (P)
  A$70
(US$48)
(€43)
(£39)
  A$100
(US$68)
(€61)
(£56)
A$
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