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WORLD: BRITISH OCCUP OF ITALIAN COLS
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Description
Status
3377
1943 MEF opt KGVI set 1d to 10/-, plus 1942 opt Postage Due set ½d to 10/-, being UPU distribution 'specimens' with the 1/- to 10/- & the 1/- Postage Due opt SPECIMEN & the rest normals. VF fresh MLH. SG M11-17, M18-M21s & MD1-MD4, MD5s cat £856. (16). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$600
3378
1942 'MEF' opt Postage Due 1/- deep blue, opt SPECIMEN. VF fresh MUH. SG MD5s cat £190. Rare stamp. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
3379
1943-47 MEF opt KGVI 1d-2/6. VFU, 'Sirte 20 3 44' violet cds. SG M11-19, Sass 6-14. Scarce use in Libya (9) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$70
3380
1943-47 'MEF' opt KGVI set 1/- to 10/-, opt SPECIMEN. VF fresh MUH. SG M18-21s cat £650. Rare genuine set & certificate can be obtained on request. (4) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$700
3381
Eritrea: 1948-50 Collection inc 1948-49 'BMA Eritrea' opt KGVI set 5c on ½d to 10s on 10/-. 1980 'BA ERITREA' opt KGVI set 5c on ½d to 10s on 10/- & 1951 'BA ERITREA' opt KGVI Pictorial set 5c on ½d to 10s on 10/-, 1948 'MBA Eritrea' opt Postage Due set 5c to 1/-, plus 1950 'BA Eritrea' opt Postage Due set 5c to 1/-, being UPU distribution 'specimens' for the Portuguese postal authorities VF fresh M. SG E1-32, ED1-10 cat £395. (43).
 AVAILABLE at A$160
3382
Eritrea: 1951 Telegram franked BA Eritrea opt KGVI 40c pr & 10/-, tied by 'Asmara Central 26 11 51' cds & partially punched perfins of odd symbols (Eritrean alphabet?), to Rome. VF fresh. SG E18 & 25 cat £72 as loose stamps alone, plus huge premium for 'on cover'. Sassone cat €20,000 = A$33,000 !!! for such proper usage of 10/- top value on postal document. Extremely rare survivor. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
3383
Eritrea: 1951 Telegram franked BA Eritrea opt 20c, 2/- 50c, 5/- & 10/-, tied by 'Asmara Central 9 10 51' cds & partially punched perfin of odd symbols (Eritrean alphabet?). From 'Lloyd Triestino Asmara' to Lloyd Naples. VF fresh. SG E15 & 23-5 cat £88, plus huge premium for 'on cover'. Sassone cat €24, 500+ = A$40,000+ for such proper usage of the top 3 values on postal document. Extremely rare survivor (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
3384
Somalia: 1941 Mogadisciu 'British Occupation' opts on Italian East Africa Pictorials set 10c/5c-10L/5L. (These opts on Italian postage stamps, & also on revenue stamps, were prepared on orders of the South African forces that had captured the region. But due to objections from London were never issued & most of the stock was destroyed). VF fresh MLH. Unlisted in SG but fully listed in Italian catalogues & Michel, & mentioned in Robson Lowe Encyclopedia. Sass 1-9 cat €2500+ & underpriced as a very rare set. Exp Alberto Diena AIEP, plus 2016 Ceremuga photo cert. (9) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1000
3385
Somalia: 1941 Mogadisciu 'British Occupation' opts on Italian East Africa Pictorials set of BLACK opts 20c/10c-2L/1L, as normal set has red opts on these vals. (These opts on Italian postage stamps, & also on revenue stamps, were prepared on orders of the South African forces that had captured the region. But due to objections from London were never issued & most of the stock was destroyed). VF MUH. Unlisted in SG but listed in Italian catalogues & mentioned in Robson Lowe Encyclopedia. Sass 2/I - 7/I cat €11,000+ Very rare & almost never offered, especially MUH. 2009 Bottachi photo cert (5). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$3700
3386
Somalia: 1941 Mogadisciu 'British Occupation / POSTAGE' opts on Italian Africa Colonies Revenues 2L- 10L inc both issues of 4L. (These opts on Italian revenue stamps, plus also on postage stamps, were prepared on orders of the South African forces that captured the region. But due to objections from London were never issued & most of the stock destroyed). VF MUH. Unlisted SG, but listed in Italian & Michel cats, mentioned in Robson Lowe. Sass 11-17 cat €3000+. Rare & almost never offered. 2016 Ceremuga photo certs. (7) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1200
3387
Somalia: 1941 Mogadisciu 'British Occupation / POSTAGE' opts on Italian Africa Colonies Revenues 2L- 4L, 8L/10L & 10L. VF MUH. Unlisted SG, but listed in Italian & Michel cats, mentioned in Robson Lowe. Sass 11-13 & 16-17 cat €1200+. Rare stamps. 2011 Ceremuga photo cert. (5) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
3388
Somalia: 1941 Mogadisciu 'British Occupation / POSTAGE' opt on Italian Africa Colonies Revenue 2L, error opt INVERTED. Superb fresh MUH, pristine never hinged original gum. Sass 11a cat €10,000+. Extremely rare with only several recorded & this is almost certainly the best condition example of them. 2011 Dr Colla AIEP & 2016 Ceremuga photo certs. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$5000
3389
Somalia: 1941 Mogadisciu 'British Occupation POSTAGE' opt on Italian Africa Colonies Revenue 3L. VF MUH. Sass 12 cat €250 & undercatalogued as hardly ever seen. 2011 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$130
3390
Somalia: 1941 Mogadisciu 'British Occupation' opts on Italian East Africa Pictorials set 10c/5c-10L/5L. (These opts on Italian postage stamps, & also on revenue stamps, were prepared on orders of the South African forces that had captured the region. But due to objections from London were never issued & most of the stock was destroyed). VF fresh MUH. Unlisted in SG but fully listed in Italian catalogues & Michel & mentioned in Robson Lowe Encyclopedia. Sass 1-9 cat €5500+ & underpriced as it is a very rare set, especially in MUH condition. 1998 Raybaudi & 2017 Ceremuga photo-certs. (9) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2200
3391
Somalia: 1941 Mogadisciu 'British Occupation / POSTAGE' opt on Italian Africa Colonies Revenue 40L, error opt diag misplaced & fully TRANSPOSED. VF fresh MUH, pristine never hinged original gum. Sass 19b(var) cat €6500 for normal shift, so est at least double, €13,000 for such transposed. Extremely rare with only several shifted opts recorded & this is the only one with transposed opt known to us. 1996 Dr Colla AIEP & 2016 Ceremuga photo certs. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$5000
3392
Somalia: 1943-50 Collection inc 1943-46 'EAF' opt KGVI set 1d-2/6, the 1/- & 2/6 opt SPECIMEN, 1948 'BMA SOMALIA' opt KGVI set 5c-5s & 1950 'BA SOMALIA' opt KGVI set 5c-5s, all being UPU distribution 'specimens' for the Portuguese Postal Authorities. All diff. VF fresh MLH. SG S1-S7, S8-S9s, S10-31 cat £442. (31). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
3393
Tripolitania: 1948 BMA opt set 1L on ½d to 240L on 10/-. VF fresh MUH. SG T1-13 cat £70. (13) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$60
3394
Tripolitania: 1950 BA opt set 1L on ½d to 240L on 10/-. VF fresh MUH. SG T14-26 cat £140. (13) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$110
3395
Tripolitania: 1948-51 Collection inc 1948 'BMA TRIPOLITANIA' opt KGVI set 1m-240m. 1950 'BA TRIPOLITANIA' opt KGVI set 1m-240m. 1951 'BA TRIPOLITANIA' opt KGVI Pictorial set 1m-240m. 1948 'BMA TRIPOLITANIA' opt Postage Due set to 24m, plus 1950 'BA TRIPOLITANIA' opt set to 24m, all being UPU distribution 'specimens' for the Portuguese Postal Authorities. VF fresh M. SG T1-T3, T14-T20, T27-T34, TD1-10 cat £440. (44).
 AVAILABLE at A$180
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