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WORLD : BRITISH OCCUP OF ITALIAN COLS
Lot
Description
ReserveEstimateYour Bid
3356
1942 MEF opt set 1d-5d opt type M2 blks of 4, the 1d & 2½d being setenant type M2/M2a vertical prs (2 prs ea blk). Tied to Registered cover by 'Asmara Centro 30 7 46' cds with provisional reg label (glue stains), to Sudan with diff Asmara b/s. SG M6b, M7/7a, M8b, M9/9a & M10/10a cat £1910 as loose singles or prs & 'from x4' on cover. (P)
  A$800
(US$544)
(€488)
(£448)
  A$1200
(US$816)
(€732)
(£672)
A$
3357
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)
  A$80
(US$54)
(€49)
(£45)
  A$120
(US$82)
(€73)
(£67)
A$
3358
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$30,000 !!! for such proper usage of 10/- top value on postal document. Extremely rare survivor. (P)
  A$250
(US$170)
(€153)
(£140)
  A$400
(US$272)
(€244)
(£224)
A$
3359
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$38,000+ for such proper usage of the top 3 values on postal document. Extremely rare survivor (P)
  A$400
(US$272)
(€244)
(£224)
  A$700
(US$476)
(€427)
(£392)
A$
3360
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)
  A$1000
(US$680)
(€610)
(£560)
  A$1500
(US$1020)
(€915)
(£840)
A$
3361
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)
  A$3700
(US$2516)
(€2257)
(£2072)
  A$5000
(US$3400)
(€3050)
(£2800)
A$
3362
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)
  A$1200
(US$816)
(€732)
(£672)
  A$1800
(US$1224)
(€1098)
(£1008)
A$
3363
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)
  A$500
(US$340)
(€305)
(£280)
  A$700
(US$476)
(€427)
(£392)
A$
3364
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)
  A$5000
(US$3400)
(€3050)
(£2800)
  A$8000
(US$5440)
(€4880)
(£4480)
A$
3365
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)
  A$130
(US$88)
(€79)
(£73)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€122)
(£112)
A$
3366
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)
  A$2200
(US$1496)
(€1342)
(£1232)
  A$3000
(US$2040)
(€1830)
(£1680)
A$
3367
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)
  A$5000
(US$3400)
(€3050)
(£2800)
  A$8000
(US$5440)
(€4880)
(£4480)
A$
3368
Tripolitania: 1950 BA Tripolitania opt Postage Due set 1 MAL-24 MAL. VFU, indistinct cds. SG TD6-10 cat £400. (P)
  A$100
(US$68)
(€61)
(£56)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€122)
(£112)
A$
3369
Tripolitania: 1949 BMA opt KGVI 60M-240M on cover tied by 'Tripoli 19 1 49' cds. Sent locally. SG T11-13 cat £197+ as loose stamps & should be at least double, on cover. (P)
  A$150
(US$102)
(€92)
(£84)
  A$300
(US$204)
(€183)
(£168)
A$
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