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Auction 35
Public Auction
18 | March | 2023   15:35 H
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Lot #CountryImages DescriptionStarting PriceRealized Price
117 ITALY AND AREA
Italy, Naples incoming mail, folded letter sent from London on 12/4/1858 to Naples with handwritten "Via del Mare". Franked 11 pence using 1p deep rose-red, 4p rose-carmine and 6p pale lilac (4 and 6 pence cut with scissors, SG n 41, 66 and 70) the letter arrived in Naples on 24 APR 1858 to confirm pre-payment showing with orange seal "PD", the local red oval "Franco" was applied. INTERESTING.
€ 80
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118 ITALY AND AREA
Italy, Sicily incoming mail, folded letter sent from Liverpool on 11/6/1858 to Messina with handwritten "Via France". Franked 11 pence using 1p red-brown, 4p rose and 6p pale lilac (SG n 37, 66a and 70). Arriving on on 22 GIU 1858 to confirm pre-payment showing with orange seal "PD", the local black oval "Franco" was applied. On the back Paris and Marseille transit together linear Messina arrive a...nd the dc black "MARSIGLIA PER MESSINA" seal. SCARCE. read more
€ 200
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119 ITALY AND AREA
Italy incoming mail, 1867/1875 four folded letters sent from England to Italy various postage (also Perfin) and routes to be studied for this INTERESTING LOT.
€ 180
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120 ITALY AND AREA
Italy incoming mail, folded letter sent from Constantinople by French Paquebot to Camogli near Genova, showing French square seal "AFFRANCHISSEMENT INSUFFISANT". The under-franking postage of 50ct, composed by 10ct ochre and 40ct orange, was killed by diamond dots with anchor coupled to octagonal mark "CONSTANTINOPLE PAQ. FR. U N 1" dated 22/1/1868. Erroneous taxed for 12 decimes was corrected to ...4 corresponding at the difference between unfranked letter rate and payment made. INTERESTING.read more
€ 180
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121 ITALY AND AREA
Italy Tunisi office incoming mail, folded letter sent from Constantinople on 1/1/1879 to Italian Post Office of Tunisi franked with 50 paras yellow and blue. Showing the entry Italian steamers seal of Brindisi "PIROSCAFI POSTALI ITALIANI" that applied also on back postmark dated 5/1/79 together Livorno transit on 6/1/79 and small dc of Italian Post Office in Tunisi applied on 15/1/1879. UNCOMMON.
€ 100
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122 ITALY AND AREA
Italy Tunisi office incoming mail, envelope with address writting only in Arabic, sent from Constantinople on 31/1/1879 to Italian Post Office of Tunisi with 50 paras yellow and blue used as franking. Showing also the entry Italian steamers seal of Brindisi "PIROSCAFI POSTALI ITALIANI" that applied also on back postmark dated 5/2/79 together Livorno transit on 6/2/79 and small dc postmark of Itali...an Post Office in Tunisi applied on 14/2/1879. UNCOMMON.read more
€ 100
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123 ITALY AND AREA
Italy Tunisi office incoming mail, envelope sent from Constantinople on 16/6/1880 to Italian Post Office of Tunisi franked 50 paras using MIXING postage by 1 Piastre and P/10p (Isfila n 91 and 111). Not showing Italian steamer entry seal it is believed that it arrived perhaps with steamers of another nationality, perhaps Turkish. Small dc postmark of Italian Post Office in Tunisi dated 14/2/1879. ...SCARCE AND INTERESTING.read more
€ 180
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124 ITALY AND AREA
Italy Tunisi office incoming mail, envelope sent from Constantinople on 22/6/1881 to Italian Post Office of Tunisi franked by 1 Piastre (Isfila n 113). No Italian steamer entry seal but Messina transit on 26/6/82. New big circle postmark of Italian Post Office in Tunisi applied on 3/7/1881. INTERESTING.
€ 100
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125 ITALY AND AREA
Italy, pamphlet sent at double printed matter rate from Milano on 6/1/1892 to Udine of NAVIGAZIONE GENERALE ITALIANA with dc violet seal "NAVIGAZIONE GENERALE ITALIANA - FLORIO RUBATTINO - CASA SPECIALE per l'Imbarco Passeggeri in MILANO". Franked 4ct by pair of 2ct stamp. VERY NICE.
€ 50
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126 ITALY AND AREA
Italy Somalia colony, CENSORED Registered eight rate surface mail sent on 4/4/1935 from Mogadiscio to Alexandria Egypt, via Massaua (21/4/35) and Port Taufiq (25/AP/35). High franked for 8 Lira using pair of Italian Somalia stamps 50ct violet perf. 12, 2L carmine perf 12 and 5L carmine also perf 12 (Sassone n 175, 179 and 181). Open and CENSURED using orange-salmon label inscribed "VERIFICATO PER ...CENSURA - GOVERNO DELLA SOMALIA [ITALIANA] Ufficio Censura" and small dc seal in violet "GOVERNO DELLA SOMALIA Ufficio Censura". The cover sent after the skirmish of Ual Ual which led to the Italian attack on Ethiopia in early October 1935. VERY IMPORTANT PIECE THAT SHOWS ITALIAN PREPARATION FOR ETHIOPIAN WAR BY CONTROLLING MAIL SENT ABROAD AND SPECIFICALLY TO A COUNTRY UNDER BRITISH INFLUENCE.read more
€ 800
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127 ITALY AND AREA
Italy colony, Italy-Ethiopian war, cover sent to Beirut Lebanon on 10/5/1936 from relative based in "Addis Abeba Ethiopie" using the military post office UNRECORDED* "POSTA MILITARE N. 55 EMISSIONE B" canceling franking of 1,75L composed by 75ct rose-carmine and 1L dark-blue Eritrean stamps (Sassone n 200 and 209). Handwritted "PAR AVION" cancelled and sent by surface via Port Taufiq (1/Ju/26). Ar...rive on 2/6/1936. * By Le poste militari italiane in Africa, Sorani Editore 1978. VERY RARE MILITARY POSTMARK USED ON COVER ADDRESSED TO FOREIGN.read more
€ 400
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128 ITALY AND AREA
Italy colony Ethiopia, Registered cover at business paper (Manoscritti) rated sent from DEBRASINA AMARA on 31/12/1938 via Addis Abeba to Vigone Italy. Rightly franked 1,20L using Ethiopia 20ct violet and Eritrea 1L stamps (Sassone Eth. n 2 and Eri. 209). On the back some transit cancels with arrival on 21/1/1939. SCARCE RATE FROM ETHIOPIA.
€ 80
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129 ITALY AND AREA
Italy colony Eritrea, Registered label for small packet containing 150gr of coffe, sent from DECAMERE ERITREA on 25/11/1939 to Genova resent to Vernasca Italy. Rightly franked 1,35L using Eritrea 75ct rose-carmine and A.O.I. 10ct brown and 50ct violet Eritrea 1l stamps (Sassone Eri. n 200 and AOI 4 and 10). SCARCE RATE FROM ERITREA.
€ 80
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130 ITALY AND AREA
Italy colony "Posta Per Rimpatriati" (Post For Returnees), stationery card of 30ct written in German on 2/1/1943 on board of VULCANIA Italian ship during the voyages of the so-called "Navi Bianche" (White Ships) for the repatriation of Axis civilians from Italian East Africa in 1942/43. Written in German (translation available) and addressed to Berlin, it was sent by a refugee woman of German orig...in. "Posta per rimpatriati" typewritten in Italian to indicate its status together various Italian and German censorship seal. EXTREMELY RARE MAIL FOR REPATRIATES DIRECTED ABROAD.read more
€ 800
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