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5489
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)
  A$250
(US$193)
(€160)
(£138)
  A$400
(US$308)
(€256)
(£220)
A$
5490
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$501)
(€416)
(£358)
  A$900
(US$693)
(€576)
(£495)
A$
5491
1874 Postal Recognition Stamp 10c orange King. VF MLH, perfect centring. Sass RP1 cat €200. (P)
  A$60
(US$46)
(€38)
(£33)
  A$90
(US$69)
(€58)
(£50)
A$
5492
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$231)
(€192)
(£165)
  A$500
(US$385)
(€320)
(£275)
A$
5493
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$308)
(€256)
(£220)
  A$600
(US$462)
(€384)
(£330)
A$
5494
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$231)
(€192)
(£165)
  A$450
(US$347)
(€288)
(£248)
A$
5495
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. Dr Enzo Diena AIEP & Oliva photo certs. (P)
  A$800
(US$616)
(€512)
(£440)
  A$1200
(US$924)
(€768)
(£660)
A$
5496
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$347)
(€288)
(£248)
  A$700
(US$539)
(€448)
(£385)
A$
5497
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$46)
(€38)
(£33)
  A$100
(US$77)
(€64)
(£55)
A$
5498
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$270)
(€224)
(£193)
  A$500
(US$385)
(€320)
(£275)
A$
5499
1921 'BLP' blue opt King 10c rose-red type I litho opt. F fresh M. SG B112 cat £1300, Sass BLP1 cat €1250. (P)
  A$275
(US$212)
(€176)
(£151)
  A$400
(US$308)
(€256)
(£220)
A$
5500
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$230
(US$177)
(€147)
(£127)
  A$375
(US$289)
(€240)
(£206)
A$
5501
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$462)
(€384)
(£330)
  A$900
(US$693)
(€576)
(£495)
A$
5502
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$700
(US$539)
(€448)
(£385)
  A$1000
(US$770)
(€640)
(£550)
A$
5503
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$616)
(€512)
(£440)
  A$1200
(US$924)
(€768)
(£660)
A$
5504
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$847)
(€704)
(£605)
  A$1500
(US$1155)
(€960)
(£825)
A$
5505
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$193)
(€160)
(£138)
  A$400
(US$308)
(€256)
(£220)
A$
5506
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$100)
(€83)
(£72)
  A$200
(US$154)
(€128)
(£110)
A$
5507
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$92)
(€77)
(£66)
  A$180
(US$139)
(€115)
(£99)
A$
5508
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$131)
(€109)
(£94)
  A$250
(US$193)
(€160)
(£138)
A$
5509
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$85)
(€70)
(£61)
  A$150
(US$116)
(€96)
(£83)
A$
5510
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$92)
(€77)
(£66)
  A$180
(US$139)
(€115)
(£99)
A$
5511
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$847)
(€704)
(£605)
  A$1500
(US$1155)
(€960)
(£825)
A$
5512
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$193)
(€160)
(£138)
  A$350
(US$270)
(€224)
(£193)
A$
5513
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$2926)
(€2432)
(£2090)
  A$5000
(US$3850)
(€3200)
(£2750)
A$
5514
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$270)
(€224)
(£193)
  A$500
(US$385)
(€320)
(£275)
A$
5515
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$46)
(€38)
(£33)
  A$90
(US$69)
(€58)
(£50)
A$
5516
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$1386)
(€1152)
(£990)
  A$2800
(US$2156)
(€1792)
(£1540)
A$
5517
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$54)
(€45)
(£39)
  A$100
(US$77)
(€64)
(£55)
A$
5518
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$924)
(€768)
(£660)
  A$1800
(US$1386)
(€1152)
(£990)
A$
5519
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)
  A$4000
(US$3080)
(€2560)
(£2200)
  A$6000
(US$4620)
(€3840)
(£3300)
A$
5520
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$85)
(€70)
(£61)
  A$150
(US$116)
(€96)
(£83)
A$
5521
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$462)
(€384)
(£330)
  A$900
(US$693)
(€576)
(£495)
A$
5522
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$16,300. Major Italian rarity. Copy of 1993 Raybaudi cert for blk it came from, plus 2019 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
  A$1300
(US$1001)
(€832)
(£715)
  A$2000
(US$1540)
(€1280)
(£1100)
A$
5523
1943 Allied Occup of Salerno '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$85)
(€70)
(£61)
  A$150
(US$116)
(€96)
(£83)
A$
5524
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$193)
(€160)
(£138)
  A$350
(US$270)
(€224)
(£193)
A$
5525
1944 Aosta Liberation CLN Pictorial set 25c-25L perf, plus set imperf. VF fresh MUH. Sass 9-16 & 9-16nd cat €225. Attractive (16) (P)
  A$100
(US$77)
(€64)
(£55)
  A$150
(US$116)
(€96)
(£83)
A$
5526
1944 Communal Postal Service 50c red on green provisional issue set for Aramengo, Cocconato, Cortazzone, Montafia, Piea & Piova Massaia, prepared by 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$49,000+. Significant World War II period rarity. 2010 Raybaudi photo-cert. (6 S/S). (P)
  A$3500
(US$2695)
(€2240)
(£1925)
  A$5000
(US$3850)
(€3200)
(£2750)
A$
5527
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 & certificate can be obtained on request. (11). (P)
  A$700
(US$539)
(€448)
(£385)
  A$1000
(US$770)
(€640)
(£550)
A$
5528
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$539)
(€448)
(£385)
  A$1000
(US$770)
(€640)
(£550)
A$
5529
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$1925)
(€1600)
(£1375)
  A$3500
(US$2695)
(€2240)
(£1925)
A$
5530
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$54)
(€45)
(£39)
  A$100
(US$77)
(€64)
(£55)
A$
5531
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$501)
(€416)
(£358)
  A$900
(US$693)
(€576)
(£495)
A$
5532
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$1540)
(€1280)
(£1100)
  A$3000
(US$2310)
(€1920)
(£1650)
A$
5533
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$9000. 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$847)
(€704)
(£605)
  A$1700
(US$1309)
(€1088)
(£935)
A$
5534
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$85)
(€70)
(£61)
  A$150
(US$116)
(€96)
(£83)
A$
5535
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$9800. Very rare genuine as only 250 sets printed. 1989 Raybaudi photo cert. (3 blks) (P)
  A$1100
(US$847)
(€704)
(£605)
  A$1700
(US$1309)
(€1088)
(£935)
A$
5536
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$270)
(€224)
(£193)
  A$500
(US$385)
(€320)
(£275)
A$
5537
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$308)
(€256)
(£220)
  A$600
(US$462)
(€384)
(£330)
A$
5538
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$131)
(€109)
(£94)
  A$250
(US$193)
(€160)
(£138)
A$
5539
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)
  A$130
(US$100)
(€83)
(£72)
  A$200
(US$154)
(€128)
(£110)
A$
5540
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$212)
(€176)
(£151)
  A$400
(US$308)
(€256)
(£220)
A$
5541
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$462)
(€384)
(£330)
  A$800
(US$616)
(€512)
(£440)
A$
5542
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$501)
(€416)
(£358)
  A$900
(US$693)
(€576)
(£495)
A$
5543
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$23,000. 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$1386)
(€1152)
(£990)
  A$2500
(US$1925)
(€1600)
(£1375)
A$
5544
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$139)
(€115)
(£99)
  A$275
(US$212)
(€176)
(£151)
A$
5545
Italy: 1944-68 MUH collection in Bollaffi hingeless slipcase album, starting with 1944-45 Liberation Local opts of Aosta Partisan opts Bandiera set setenant prs with Raybaudi photo cert (CEI cat €12,000), Aosta Coat of Arms & Map opts in setenant blks (€350), Arona to 1L inc blks (Sass cat €1400), 1944 Torino 1st issue inc rare Express 1.25L, plus blks of others (CEI cat €11,200), etc. Then Republic issues with 1945 Pic Def set to 100L (SG cat £1200). 1945 express Letter set to 60L (£200). 1948 600th Anniv set to 200L (£225). 1948 Centenary set to 100L (£550), plus 35L Express (£200). 1949 Art set (£130). 1949 UPU 50L (£120). 1949 Rome centenary 100L (£500). 1949 European recovery set (£180). 1949 Volta set (£203). 1950 UNESCO set (£139). 1950 Holy Year set (£169). 1950 Radio set (£405+). 1950 Tobacco set (£140). 1950 Provincial Occupation set (£300). 1951 Milan Fair set (£166). 1951 Gymnastic set (£160). 1951 Montecassino set (£143). Parcel Posts inc 1955-60 setenant pr set to 2000L & 1955-58 set to 110L (£840). Concessional Post inc 1949-52 set 15L & 20L. Postage Dues inc 1947-54 set to 500L. All diff. VF fresh MUH. SG cat £8600++ for the normal Republic issues alone, plus CEI cat €25,000 for Liberation opts. Total Sass/CEI cat €37,000+ = A$58,000+! Excellent advanced MUH collection olfferred at very low reserve. (785) (P)
  A$2000
(US$1540)
(€1280)
(£1100)
  A$4000
(US$3080)
(€2560)
(£2200)
A$
5546
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)
  A$250
(US$193)
(€160)
(£138)
  A$400
(US$308)
(€256)
(£220)
A$
5547
1921 'Busta Lettera Postale' Advertising Lettercard (serie Nazionale 1-10) with advert for 'Navigazione Generale Italiano' on front & for 'Jost' typewriters on back & many small adverts inside, franked BLP type I litho red opt 25c. VFU, uprated 15c grey, tied by 'Roma 12 4 21' cds'. SG B114 cat £160+ for loose stamp alone. Sass BLP 3 cat €750. Rare. (P)
  A$300
(US$231)
(€192)
(£165)
  A$450
(US$347)
(€288)
(£248)
A$
5548
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)
  A$300
(US$231)
(€192)
(£165)
  A$450
(US$347)
(€288)
(£248)
A$
5549
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)
  A$120
(US$92)
(€77)
(£66)
  A$180
(US$139)
(€115)
(£99)
A$
5550
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 'San Vincenzo 8 7 22' cds. SG B115(var). Sass BLP 4A cat €400. Rare. (P)
  A$150
(US$116)
(€96)
(£83)
  A$250
(US$193)
(€160)
(£138)
A$
5551
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)
  A$150
(US$116)
(€96)
(£83)
  A$250
(US$193)
(€160)
(£138)
A$
5552
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.
  A$100
(US$77)
(€64)
(£55)
  A$150
(US$116)
(€96)
(£83)
A$
5553
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+.
  A$70
(US$54)
(€45)
(£39)
  A$100
(US$77)
(€64)
(£55)
A$
5554
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+.
  A$70
(US$54)
(€45)
(£39)
  A$100
(US$77)
(€64)
(£55)
A$
5555
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)
  A$200
(US$154)
(€128)
(£110)
  A$300
(US$231)
(€192)
(£165)
A$
5556
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.
  A$80
(US$62)
(€51)
(£44)
  A$120
(US$92)
(€77)
(£66)
A$
5557
1921 'Busta Lettera Postale' Advertising Lettercard (7 serie Lazio) with advert for 'Lampo Benzina Superiore' on front & for 'Automobili Scat' restaurant etc on back & many small adverts inside, franked BLP type I litho blue opt. VF CTO, 'Congresso Filatelico Italiano Fiume 20 6 27' cds, comp margins ex cnr pieces. SG B115 cat £271+ for loose stamp alone. Sass BLP 4 cat €100 for U, plus premium for pmk. Rare.
  A$80
(US$62)
(€51)
(£44)
  A$120
(US$92)
(€77)
(£66)
A$
5558
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 left & lower margins gone inc attached note paper with more adverts. SG B129 cat £160 for loose stamp alone. Sass BLP 5 cat €65+. Rare.
  A$60
(US$46)
(€38)
(£33)
  A$90
(US$69)
(€58)
(£50)
A$
5559
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.
  A$60
(US$46)
(€38)
(£33)
  A$90
(US$69)
(€58)
(£50)
A$
5560
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)
  A$700
(US$539)
(€448)
(£385)
  A$1000
(US$770)
(€640)
(£550)
A$
5561
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.
  A$80
(US$62)
(€51)
(£44)
  A$120
(US$92)
(€77)
(£66)
A$
5562
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)
  A$100
(US$77)
(€64)
(£55)
  A$200
(US$154)
(€128)
(£110)
A$
5563
1922 'Busta Lettera Postale' Advertising Lettercard (2 serie Piemonte) with advert for 'Societa Nazionale di Navigazione' on front & for 'White Star Line' on back & many small adverts inside, franked BLP type II litho blue opt 40c brown. VFU uprated 10c red & express 60c, tied by 'Ancona Esspresi 22 4 23' cds. SG B133 cat £120+ for loose stamp alone. Sass BLP 9 cat €1200+. Rare express usage.
  A$500
(US$385)
(€320)
(£275)
  A$700
(US$539)
(€448)
(£385)
A$
5564
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)
  A$500
(US$385)
(€320)
(£275)
  A$800
(US$616)
(€512)
(£440)
A$
5565
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)
  A$500
(US$385)
(€320)
(£275)
  A$700
(US$539)
(€448)
(£385)
A$
5566
1923 'Busta Lettera Postale' advertising lettercard (47 serie naz) with advert for 'Venchi Torino' Chocolates on front & '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.
  A$60
(US$46)
(€38)
(£33)
  A$90
(US$69)
(€58)
(£50)
A$
5567
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.
  A$60
(US$46)
(€38)
(£33)
  A$90
(US$69)
(€58)
(£50)
A$
5568
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.
  A$60
(US$46)
(€38)
(£33)
  A$90
(US$69)
(€58)
(£50)
A$
5569
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.
  A$60
(US$46)
(€38)
(£33)
  A$90
(US$69)
(€58)
(£50)
A$
5570
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 inc attached note paper with more adverts. SG B129(var) cat £160 for loose stamp alone. Sass BLP 13 cat €55+. Rare.
  A$60
(US$46)
(€38)
(£33)
  A$90
(US$69)
(€58)
(£50)
A$
5571
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)
  A$500
(US$385)
(€320)
(£275)
  A$800
(US$616)
(€512)
(£440)
A$
5572
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)
  A$150
(US$116)
(€96)
(£83)
  A$250
(US$193)
(€160)
(£138)
A$
5573
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$100)
(€83)
(£72)
  A$275
(US$212)
(€176)
(£151)
A$
5574
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$177)
(€147)
(£127)
  A$400
(US$308)
(€256)
(£220)
A$
5575
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$139)
(€115)
(£99)
  A$275
(US$212)
(€176)
(£151)
A$
5576
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$54)
(€45)
(£39)
  A$100
(US$77)
(€64)
(£55)
A$
5577
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$770)
(€640)
(£550)
  A$1500
(US$1155)
(€960)
(£825)
A$
5578
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$770)
(€640)
(£550)
  A$1500
(US$1155)
(€960)
(£825)
A$
5579
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$92)
(€77)
(£66)
  A$200
(US$154)
(€128)
(£110)
A$
5580
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)
  A$500
(US$385)
(€320)
(£275)
  A$800
(US$616)
(€512)
(£440)
A$
5581
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$54)
(€45)
(£39)
  A$100
(US$77)
(€64)
(£55)
A$
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