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5252
Modena: 1859 Arms 5c green, 15c brown, 20c grey, 40c red & 80c orange, all early 1890s Spiro forgeries in comp sheets of 25. "VFU" with various dotted or barred "pmks". SG ex 18-24 would cat £90,000+ if genuine. Great reference items! (5 sheets = 125 stamps)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
5253
Modena: 1852 Eagle 5c on green, 10c on rose, 15c on yellow, 25c on buff, 40c on blue & 1L on cream, all early 1890s Spiro forgeries in sheets of 25. 'VFU' with various cds, barred pr letters 'pmks'. SG ex 1-13 would cat £12,000 if genuine. Great reference items! (6 sheets = 150 stamps) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
5254
Papal States: 1852-64 Arms 2b black on greenish-white, UR cnr marginal with full impression of boxed 'BATH' embossed papermaker's marking over edge of stamp & margin. superbU, 4 margins. SG 13(var), Sass 3Ad cat €3000+. Very rare specialist item. 2022 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
5255
Papal States: 1852-64 Arms 50b deep blue (1864 printing from worn & rusted plates). F-VF fresh M, with partial original gum, 3+ large margins. SG 28 cat £27,000, Sass 12 cat €65,000. Extremely rare genuine mint classic. 2022 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$5500
5256
Papal States: 1867 Arms 3c black on GREEN glazed paper, UNISSUED. This stamp was prepared as part of the new 1867 series of 6 denominations 3c to 80c, but before they were issued it was decided to change the postal rates and introduce a new 2c value. This new 2c was then prepared in green and thus the 3c changed to grey/drab color, and all sheets of the 3c green were then officially burned, with only couple single stamps retained in archives, Fresh UN (it was never gummed), pressed diag crease & expertly recolored surface rubbing etc, but beautiful bright color & fantastic appearance. SG 37a cat £250,000 = A$480,000, Sass 21 cat €240,000 = A$400,000 specifically for this condition as per footnote (cat €600,000=A$1,000,000 for perfect condition). Only 7 examples have ever been recorded, most of which are faulty. This is the rarest non-error stamp of Italian States & an important classic rarity of the world. 1978 Oliva, 1992 Dr Enzo Diena AIEP & 2023 Ceremuga photo-certs. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$65000
5257
Parma: 1852 Arms 5c black on yellow. Superb fresh M, original gum, 4 margins. SG 2 cat £225. Sass 1 cat €350. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$60
5258
Parma: 1852 Arms 10c grey-black on white. VFU, diamond mesh pmk, 4 margins. SG 3 cat £225. Sass 2 cat €300.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
5259
Parma: 1852 Arms 10c grey-black on white. VFU, 4 margins. SG 3 cat £225. Sass 2 cat €300.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
5260
Parma: 1852 Arms 10c black on white. Superb U, Parma cds on piece, 4 margins. SG 4 cat £225+. Sass 2 cat €300+. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$60
5261
Parma: 1852 Arms 10c black on white. VFU, diamond mesh pmk, 4 margins. SG 4 cat £225. Sass 2 cat €300.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
5262
Parma: 1852 Arms 15c grey-black on rose & 15c black on rose. VFU, 4 margins. SG 5 & 6 cat £270. Sass 3 & 3a cat €400. (2) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$70
5263
Parma: 1852 Arms 25c black on purple. F-VFU, almost 4 margins. SG 7 cat £375. Sass 4 cat €500. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$60
5264
Parma: 1852 Arms 40c black on pale blue. VFU, 4 margins. SG 8 cat £1000. Sass 5a cat €1800. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$275
5265
Parma: 1852 Arms 40c black on blue, on letter wrapper tied by square diamond mesh cancel with 'PARMA 12 GIUGNO' pmk at UR, with 'Piacenza 20 GIUG' red arrival b/s. VFU, 3½ margins. SG 9 cat £600 for loose stamp. Sass 5 cat €4800. Very rare & attractive classic cover. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$700
5266
Parma: 1853-55 Arms 5c orange-yellow. F-VFU, almost 4 margins. SG 11 cat £1000. Sass 6 cat €1400. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$180
5267
Parma: 1853-55 Arms 15c pale red. VFU, 4 margins. SG 12 cat £475. Sass 7b cat €700. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$90
5268
Parma: 1853-55 Arms 15c red. VFU, 4 margins. SG 13 cat £375. Sass 7 cat €700. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
5269
Parma: 1853-55 Arms 25c red-brown. VFU, 4 margins. SG 14 cat £600. Sass 8 cat €1000. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$180
5270
Parma: 1853-55 Arms 25c deep brown. F-VF U, almost 4 margins, Parma 4 Febre 57 cds. SG 15 cat £500. Sass 8a cat €1000. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$150
5271
Parma: 1853 Newspaper Tax Arms 9c black, h/s on newspaper piece, inscribed 'Parma'. VF, 4 margins. Sass B1 cat €1400 on piece & €3250 on newspaper. Very rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$230
5272
Parma: 1853-57 Newspaper Tax Shield 6c black on rose. Superb U, with red cds, 4 margins. SG N1 cat £500+. Sass SG 1 cat €800+. Exp Diena, Kosack & Their. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$180
5273
Parma: 1857-59 Arms Regency set 15c, 25c, 40c. F-VF U, diamond barred pmks, 3-4 margins. SG ex 16-21 cat £1425. Sass 9-11 cat €2400. Rare genuine set. (3). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$275
5274
Parma: 1857-59 Arms Regency 15c pale red. VFU with nice pmk, tiny thin, 4 margins. SG 16 cat £550. Sass 9 cat €700, plus premium for pmk. Exp Schlesinger & Their. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
5275
Parma: 1859 Provisional Government 5c blue-green. Superb M, original gum, tiny thin in UR cnr margin only, 4 large margins. SG 28 cat £3250. Sass 12 cat €7000. Rare shade. 2022 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$900
5276
Parma: 1859 Provisional Government 5c deep blue-green. F-VF fresh UN, 3½+ margins, nice deep colour. SG 28 cat £3250. Sass 12a cat €7000 for M. Rare shade. 2022 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
5277
Parma: 1859 Provisional Government 10c brown. VF M, original gum, 4 large margins. SG 29 cat £1400. Sass 14 cat €2200. Exp Friedl & Matl, plus 2022 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
5278
Parma: 1859 Provisional Govt 10c deep brown. Superb UN, 4 margins. SG 30 cat £1400. Sass 14a cat €2200 for M. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$180
5279
Parma: 1859 Provisional Govt 10c deep brown. VF fresh M with original gum, thin LL, 4 margins. SG 30 cat £1400. Sass 14a cat €2200. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$180
5280
Parma: 1859 Provisional Govt 20c blue. VF M, original gum, 4 margins. SG 31 cat £1300. Sass 15 cat €2200. Rare genuine mint. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$375
5281
Parma: 1859 Provisional Govt 20c blue. On piece Parma 1860 cds. VFU, thin, 4 huge margins. SG 31 cat £300. Sass 15 cat €600. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$70
5282
Parma: 1859 Provisional Government 20c blue. Superb UN, 4 large margins. SG 31 cat £1400. Sass 15 cat €2200 for M. 2022 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$220
5283
Parma: 1859 Provisional Govt 20c blue, variety thick '0 in 20'. Superb U, 4 margins, boxed 'PP' pmk. SG 31 cat £300+, plus premium for variety. Sass 15d cat €700. 2022 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
5284
Parma: 1859 Provisional Govt 40c red. VF UN, thin at side, 4 margins. SG 33 cat £850. Sass 17 cat €1200. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$90
5285
Parma: 1859 Provisional Government 40c red, 2nd printing shade. VF fresh M, original gum, 4 large margins. SG 33 cat £800. Sass 17 cat €1200. 2022 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$220
5286
Parma: 1852-59 collection on pgs inc 1852 Arms set 5c-40c, plus shades & pmks. 1854 Arms New Colours set 5c, 15c & 25c, plus shades. 1853 Newspaper Stamps 6c & 9c, plus shades. 1857-54 Arms regency set 15c, 25c & 40c inc UN & U, plus shades. 1859 Provisional Govt 5c-40c, plus shades. Also 5c 'A' variety, 20c 'thick 0 in 20' variety & 40c 'broken 0 in 40' variety (unlisted). Mostly G-VG UN or U, some flts & variable margins as expected. SG cat £100,000+ = A$190,000+. Sass cat €148,000 = A$240,000+. All stamps genuine but postmarks on the 1859 5c & 40c might not be correct & they are not counted in our reserve & estimate. (57) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2500
5287
Parma: 1852 Arms 5c on yellow, 10c, 15c on pale rose-lilac, 15c red, 25c on purple & 40c on blue, sheets of 25 1890s Spiro forgeries. 'VFU' cds or grille 'pmks'. SG ex 1-9 & 13 would cat £480,000! if genuine. Great reference items! (6 sheets = 150 stamps) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$180
5288
Parma: 1859 Shield 5c green, 6c on rose, 9c on blue, 10c brown, 20c blue, 40c red & 80c yellow, all early 1890s Spiro forgeries in comp sheets of 25. 'VFU' with various dotted 'pmks'. SG ex 27-36 (6c & 9c unlisted) would cat £230,000+ if genuine. Great reference items! (7 sheets = 175 stamps)
 AVAILABLE at A$220
5289
Romagna: 1859 Typeset ½b-20b. F-VF M, with original gum, few thins, all 4 margins. SG ex1-10 cat £2470. Sass 1-9 cat €3250. Scarce genuine set. (9) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$450
5290
Romagna: 1859 Type-set set ½b-20b. Mostly F-VF UN/U, odd imperfections as expected. SG cat £21,500+ = A$39,000+. Sass cat €30,000+ = A$45,000+. All stamps genuine but mixture of genuine & forged cancels. 6b & 20b with negative APS photo cert. (19) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
5291
Romagna: 1859 type-set set ½b-20b, plus ½b & 1b listed shades. F-VF U, few imperfections, all barred diamond pmks, 3-4 margins. SG 1-10 cat £20,000+ = A$38,000. Sass 1-9 cat €27,800 = A$45,000. Extremely rare genuine used set. With 5 certs inc 2014 Scheller photo-cert for 6b rarest value & 2014 Bottachi AIEP photo-cert for 20b top value. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1800
5292
Romagna: 1859 type-set Provisional ½b black on yellow. Superb U, on piece with triangle barred pmk, 4 margins. SG 2 cat £450+. Sass 1 cat €775+. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
5293
Romagna: 1859 type-set Provisional 4b black on pale brown. VF fresh M, original gum, 4 margins. SG 6 cat £900. Sass 5 cat €1300. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$230
5294
Romagna: 1859 type-set Provisional 5b black on grey-lilac. VF U with s/line cancel, small thin, 4 margins. SG 7 cat £500. Sass 6 cat €700. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$90
5295
Romagna: 1859 type-set Provisional 5b black on grey-lilac, right marginal blk of 6. VF M/5MUH, original gum, almost all 4 margins, 2 small cuts at base. SG 7 cat £540 for M singles, so should be at least double, £990 MUH, plus premium for blk. Sass 6 cat €1605+. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$230
5296
Romagna: 1859 type-set Provisional 6b black on yellow-green. VF MLH, original gum, tiny tear at left, 4 margins. SG 8 cat £600. Sass 7 cat €900. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$120
5297
Romagna: 1859 Type-set 8b black & rose. VF UN, 4 margins. SG 9 cat £325. Sass 8 €380 for M. Exp Engel.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
5298
Romagna: 1859 type-set 8b black on rose. VFM, original gum, left marginal with 4 margins. SG 9 cat £325. Sass 8 cat €380. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$70
5299
Romagna: 1859 type-set 20b black on blue, reprinted die proof, size 37x38mm with special border design. Superb UN as made, 4 huge margins. SG 10(p) cat £300 as normal. Sass 9(p) cat €320 as normal. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$70
5300
Sardinia: 1851 King 5c black. FU with both black & red cancels, almost 3 margins. SG 2 cat £2750. Sass 1 cat €4500. Rare genuine. 2010 Scheller photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
5301
Sardinia: 1851 King 5c black from earliest printing. Superb fresh UN, small thin, 4 margins. SG 2 cat £14,000. Sass 1a cat €34,000 for M. Extremely rare in genuine unused condition. 2020 Scheller photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$3500
5302
Sardinia: 1851 King 20c blue. VF U, tiny thin, 4 margins, diamond pmk. SG 3 cat £325. Sass 2 cat €550. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$70
5303
Sardinia: 1851 King 20c blue. Fresh UN, thins etc, 3½ margins. SG 3 cat £13,000. Sass 2 cat €26,000 for M. Very rare in genuine unused condition. 2020 Scheller photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1600
5304
Sardinia: 1851 King 20c deep blue. VF U, tiny thin at bottom, 4 margins. SG 4 cat £325. Sass 2b cat €550. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$70
5305
Sardinia: 1851 King 20c deep blue. Fresh UN, tiny thin, almost 3½ margins. SG 4 cat £13,000. Sass 2d cat €26,000. Very rare in genuine unused condition. 2020 Scheller photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1600
5306
Sardinia: 1851 King 40c lilac-rose. F-VF U appearance with dotted pmk, sl thins etc, 3 margins. SG 5 cat £28,000. Sass 3d cat €10,000. Rare genuine. 2010 Scheller photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
5307
Sardinia: 1851 King 40c lilac-rose. F-VF U appearance, sl thins, dotted pmk, 3½ margins. SG 5 cat £28,000. Sass 3d cat €10,000. 2010 Scheller photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
5308
Sardinia: 1851 King 40c rose. F-VF U with dotted pmk, tiny pinhole, 2½ margins. SG 7 cat £5500. Sass 3 cat €8000. Rare genuine. 2010 Scheller photo-cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
5309
Sardinia: 1853 King Embossed 5c blue-green, on coloured paper. F-VF U with '1 Apr 54' cds, 3½ margins. SG 9 cat £1400. Sass 4 cat €2500. Rare genuine. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
5310
Sardinia: 1853 King Embossed 20c blue on coloured paper. VF U appearance with 'Torino 29 Apr 54' cds, small thin, 4 large margins. SG 10 cat £275. Sass 5 cat €400. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$60
5311
Sardinia: 1853 King Embossed 20c blue on coloured paper. FU, 'Novara 21 MAG 54' cds, close margin. SG 10 cat £275. Sass 5 cat €400.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
5312
Sardinia: 1853 King Embossed 20c blue on coloured paper. F-VF U appearance, with 'Obbasano 29 FEB 27' cds, sl embossing splits. SG 10 cat £275. Sass 5 cat €400. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$50
5313
Sardinia: 1853 King Embossed 40c pale rose on coloured paper. Superb U with '26 July 1854' cds, 4 large margins. SG 11 cat £1300. Sass 6 cat €1600. Rare genuine. 2014 Bottacchi photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$375
5314
Sardinia: 1854 King Embossed 5c yellow-green. VF U appearance with '7 LUG 55' cds, small thin, 4 margins. SG 13 cat £900. Sass 7 cat €1200. Rare genuine. Exp Schlesinger. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
5315
Sardinia: 1854 King Embossed 5c yellow-green. VF U appearance, '8 Feb 55' cds, embossing splits & tiny thin, almost 4 margins. SG 13 cat £900. Sass 7d cat €1200. Rare genuine. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
5316
Sardinia: 1854 King Embossed 20c blue. VF U with '25 OOTT 54' cds, 4 margins. SG 15 cat £250. Sass 8 cat €400. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$70
5317
Sardinia: 1854 King Embossed 20c blue. Superb VF U appearance with '6 OTT 55' cds, sl crease, 4 large margins. SG 15 cat £250. Sass 8b cat €400.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
5318
Sardinia: 1854 King Embossed 20c blue. VF U with 'Torino 18 NOSE 54' cds, 4 margins. SG 15 cat £250. Sass 8b cat €400. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$70
5319
Sardinia: 1854 King Embossed 20c deep blue. VF U with '26 Aug 55' cds, 4 margins. SG 17 cat £250. Sass 8c cat €400. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$70
5320
Sardinia: 1854 King Embossed 20c deep blue. VF U appearance, small thin, 4 margins. SG 15(var) cat £250. Sass 8c cat €400.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
5321
Sardinia: 1854 King Embossed 40c dull rose. Superb U appearance with 'Nizza Marittima 25 Giugno 1855' cds, expertly repaired tear, 4 large margins & excellent colour. SG 18 cat £4250. Sass 9 cat €6000. Very rare genuine. 2014 Bottacchi AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$700
5322
Sardinia: 1854 King Embossed 40c dull rose. Superb U with 'S. Remo' cds, 4 large margins & excellent colour. SG 18 cat £4250. Sass 9b cat €6000. Very rare genuine & in beautiful quality. 2014 Bottacchi AIEP photo-cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1300
5323
Sardinia: 1854 King Embossed 40c dull rose. Superb U with 'Turin 7 April 1855' cds, 4 large margins & excellent colour. SG 18 cat £4250. Sass 9b cat €6000. Very rare genuine & in premium quality. 2013 Bottacchi AIEP photo-cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1300
5324
Sardinia: 1854 King Embossed 5c, 20c & 40c on white paper, reprinted proofs specialist collection in various colours inc red, green, blue, yellow, silver & gold representing all 3 vals 5c, 20c & 40c. All imperf. F-VF UN as made, most 4 margins. SG would cat £44,000+ as originals. Sass would cat €61,000+ as originals. Very impressive & some colour combinations are doubtless, very rare. (34) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$450
5325
Sardinia: 1861 Newspaper 1c & 2c specialist selection inc 1c, 6 singles & vert pr with shades & pmks & 2c, 3 singles & horiz strip of 3 on piece. F-VF U with various pmks inc in red, most 4 margins. SG N62 & N63 cat £1076+. Sass 19 & 20 cat €1370+. (14) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$170
5326
Sardinia: 1861 Newspaper 1c brownish-grey. VF U, 4 large margins. SG N62(var). Sass 19c cat €1200. Nice example of this rare shade. 2014 Bottacchi AIEP photo-cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$230
5327
Sardinia: 1851-54 Classic collection on pgs inc 1851 King set inc 5c (2 shades), 20c (10) inc shades & pmks, 40c (2 shades). 1853 King Embossed on coloured paper set inc 5c, 20c (3) & 40c (2 shades). 1854 King Embossed on white paper set inc 5c (2 shades), 20c (4 inc shades) & 40c (3 diff shades). Also unissued printing set 5c, 20c & 40c all CTO. Mostly G-VF U, some flts & variable margins as expected. SG cat £40,000+ = A$76,000+. Sass cat €61,000+ = A$100,000+. All appear to be genuine & 5 of the better items with 2010 Scheller photo certs. (32) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$3000
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