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Auction 36
Public Auction
25 | November | 2023   15:30 H
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101 ITALY AND AREA
Italy and Area, incoming post card sent on 12/1/1943 from Marseille by artist Osvaldo Borsani to his family displaced in Cosenza. Censured by German military authority that having just occupied part of the French Mediterranean coast. Also from this post card stamp was removed to check messages under it most probably by Italian censor authority that applies the purple seal "ASPORTATO DALLA CENSURA"... (REMOVED FROM CENSORSHIP"). RARE.read more
€ 100
Unsold
102 ITALY AND AREA
Italy and Area, Registered censored air mail cover sent from Milano on 2/3/1968 to Baghdad Iraq. High franked paying 635 Lire for 40gr weight using 5L Italian towered together 40L, 90L and 500 Lire "Giro D'Italia" cycling stamp set (Sassone n 1068 & 1045/147). On the back Baghdad arrive cancel and n 87 military censor control seal. SCARCE DESTINATION.
€ 100
Unsold
103 ITALY AND AREA
Italy and Area, AOI Eritrea advertising Official Service cover "Governor of the Eritrean Colony" sent from "MASSAUA MAR ROSSO" on 15/5/1893 to San Giovanni A Teduccio via Naples Italy. Franked with 20ct overprinted stamp "COLONIA ERITREA" (Sassone n 5). SCARCE ADVERTISING COVER.
€ 100
Unsold
104 ITALY AND AREA
Italy and Area, AOI Eritrea small cover for business cards sent from Asmara on 15/8/1893 to a Captain on 35 Fantery in Udine. Franked with 2ct overprinted stamp "COLONIA ERITREA" (Sassone n 2). VERY NICE COVER.
€ 40
Unsold
105 ITALY AND AREA
Italy and Area, AOI Eritrea, official advertising cover (on back) "Colonia Eritrea Ufficio Tecnico" sent from Massaua to Italy on 23/4/1896. Also on the back interesting official seal "Colonia Eritrea - Ufficio del Genio", immediately after the Adua (Adwa) battle. Franked with 20ct overprinted stamp "COLONIA ERITREA" (Sassone n 5). SCARCE COVER.
€ 40
Unsold
106 ITALY AND AREA
Italy and Area, AOI Eritrea, incoming Egyptian post card sent from "DUANE ALEXANDRIE" on 20/3/1905 to Asmara Eritrea (9/4/1905) via Suez (30/3/1905). Interesting military receiver. NICE.
€ 10
Unsold
107 ITALY AND AREA
Italy and Area, AOI Eritrea, Registered advertising cover of "Regia Nave Avviso BARBARIGO" sent from MASSAUA on 22/7/1906 to Constantinople (6/8/1906) via Suez and Alexandria (31/7/1906). Franked with the scarce 50ct violet overprinted stamp "COLONIA ERITREA" (Sassone n 27). SCARCE.
€ 100
Unsold
108 ITALY AND AREA
Italy and Area, AOI Eritrea, free paid postage for POW sent from Asmara on 15/6/1917 to Germany by a Civilian Prisoner of War detained in Asmara in "Concessione Innocenti" (a special camp?). Three censorship control marks applied. CERTANLY SCARCE.
€ 80
Unsold
109 ITALY AND AREA
Italy and Area, AOI Eritrea, stationery card of 10ct uprated by 5ct green stamp sent from Saganeti on 16/4/1919 to Naples Italy (Filigrano n C15 mill 16. Sassone n 34). INTERESTING.
€ 20
Unsold
110 ITALY AND AREA
Italy and Area, AOI Eritrea, front of cover sent from Massaua on 25/7/1934 to Torino, Italy. Franked with complete issue "Onoranze al Duca degli Abruzzi" (Michel n. 213/219). NICE AND SCARCE.
€ 100
€ 100
111 ITALY AND AREA
Italy and Area, AOI Eritrea, 1936 lot of MNH/MH/Used fourteen Eritrean stamps with three types of Commemorative overprints for the capture of Addis Ababa on May 1936, some inverted and one cover sent by air mail from ADDIS ABEBA on 17/6/1936 to Asmara (18/6/1936) franked with three stamps overprinted "ITALIA ADDIS ABEBA 1936 - MAGGIO A-XIV", the 2ct with red overprint inverted. Even if these are u...nofficial overprints existing many falsifications. VERY RARE.read more
€ 600
Unsold
112 ITALY AND AREA
Italy and Area. AOI Ethiopia CRASH MAIL, 1936 free Military stationery card uprated with 75ct red stamp (Sassone Eritrea n 200) for AIR MAIL service, sent from OM HAGER on 20/9/1936 to Castel San Pietro. Sent by air mail using the ALA LITTORIA air route Addis Abeba-Asmara-Bengasi-Siracusa-Roma unfortunately, the plane suffered an accident in Benghazi, so the justifying special seal "Ricuperata Inc...endio idrovolante I-RODI" (Recovered Seaplane Fire I-RODI) was affixed to the mail recovered from the sea. RARE THE POSTCARDS WITH THIS ACCIDENT JUSTIFICATION SEAL.read more
€ 400
Unsold
113 ITALY AND AREA
Italy and Area, AOI Ethiopia, postcard of Tana lake from Gondar sent from GORGORA' AMARA on 29/3/1939 to Essen Germany. Franked 75ct using 25ct Er. and 50ct AOI air stamp (Sassone n 207 and AOI n A2). SCARCE CANCEL.
€ 120
Unsold
114 ITALY AND AREA
Italy and Area, Alto Adige/South Tyrol MERANO, band sent from ALGUND on 3/12/1918 franking with auxiliary post 2 h. green mixed with pair of 1h Austrian tax due stamp (Sassone n 4 & Michel n 58). NICE AND SCARCE.
€ 150
Unsold
115 ITALY AND AREA
Italy and Area, Alto Adige/South Tyrol, advertising music shop cover sent by EXPRESS Registered services from "BOZEN 1" on 13/3/1919 to Switzerland, franked with strip of five and single 20h/20ct stamp overprint "Venezia Tridentina", one copy with variety "i" broken (Sassone n 30fa). VERY NICE AND SCARCE.
€ 150
Unsold
116 ITALY AND AREA
Italy and Area, Alto Adige/South Tyrol, Italian 10ct parcel post form issued for occuped territories overprinted TRENTINO, sent from "MERAN 4b" on 12/4/1919 uprated by 50ctc and 60ctc overprinted stamps in Corona's currency (Sassone n 4 & Michel n 58). NICE AND SCARCE.
€ 150
Unsold
117 ITALY AND AREA
Italy and Area, Alto Adige/South Tyrol, Austrian parcel post form issued for occuped territories overprinted 12ct/12h and VENEZIA TRIDENTINA, sent from "BOLZANO FERR N2" on 16/7/1920 uprated by Italian 40ct, 50ct and 1Lr stamps. NICE AND SCARCE.
€ 150
Unsold
118 JORDAN
Jordan, double rate cover franked for 1P by pair of P green and 1P blue "Arab Gouvernament of the East 1342" stamps (SG n 126 and 129). Sent to Alexandria, Egypt, from Amman and cancelled by "AMMAN DISTRICT" on 5/2/1925. VERY NICE AND RARE.
€ 300
Unsold
119 JORDAN
Jordan, Registered cover franked for 2P by pair of 1P blue "Arab Government of the East 1342" stamp (SG n 129) cancelled "Amman Registered" on 26/4/1925. Sent to an Armenian from Aintab, refugee at the Patriarchate of the Armenian Church in Alep. RARE.
€ 100
€ 100
120 JORDAN
Jordan, censored cover sent from ZERKA on 31/5/1943 to USA from an Armenian soldier in the Jordan Army (S. Tashijian in N.A.A.F.I - T.J.F.F. Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes - Trans Jordan Frontier Force). SCARCE CENSORED COVER FROM ZERKA.
€ 50
Unsold
121 JORDAN
Jordan, registered cover sent from Irbid on 19/8/1947 to Baghdad, Iraq via Jerusalem by OVERLAND MAIL SERVICE, attested by the red writing in Arabic on the up left corner "attarik assarih" (via Fast road) repeated in English with the addition of "by Overland". Back transit of Amman on 21/8/47, Jerusalem on 22/8/47 and arrival in Baghdad on 24/8/47. RARE LATE OVERLAND MAIL VIA HAIFA.
€ 300
Unsold
122 JORDAN
Jordan, two air mail covers, one censured, sent from Amman on 26/7/1947 to Lebanon and on 8/11/1948 to Italy. UNCOMMON.
€ 20
Unsold
123 JORDAN
Jordan, censored air mail cover sent from Amman on 27/10/1949 to USA via Beirut. Franked for 65mls and 33mls for Charity tax. Square violet censorship seal with dater applied on the back on 27/10/1949 together with Beirut transit cancel on 29/10/1949. RARE JORDAN CENSOR SEAL WITH DATER.
€ 40
Unsold
124 JORDAN
Jordan, registered Stationery cover sent by air mail from Amman on 23/12/1950 to England via Beirut. Franked for 150fl of which 100fls postage (pair of 50fls Lockheed air stamp) and 50fls for Obligatory Tax with pair of 20mll Obl.Tax and 10fls by two 5mls revenue stamps overprinted "Aid" with two different overp. types (SG n Postage 299x2, Obl. Tax n T270x2 and T296&T296a). Signed B. Longo. SCARCE... AID STAMP USED ON STATIONERY COVER.read more
€ 90
Unsold
125 JORDAN
Jordan, cover with letter sent from Amman on 29/1/1951 to Beirut, Lebanon. Franked for 30mls of which 20mls postage by pair of 10mls and 10mls Obligatory Tax stamp overprinted "Aid" (SG Postage n 260x2, Obl. Tax n T297). Signed B. Longo. SCARCE AID STAMP USED ON COVER.
€ 40
Unsold
126 JORDAN
Jordan (Palestine under Jordan administration), Registered cover sent from Jerusalem on 10/7/1956 to Bethlehem. Franked for 30fls; noted in the postage the use of the rare 1mll ultramarine Obl. Tax overprinted "POSTAGE" further overprinted "PALESTINE" both in red. SG n 395, 408, 409x2 and 422. Signed by B. Longo. RARE STAMP USED ON COVER.
€ 90
Unsold
127 JORDAN
Jordan (Palestine under Jordan administration), Registered cover sent from Jerusalem Citadel on 10/8/1956 to Bethlehem. Franked for 30fls; noted in the postage the use of the rare 3mls emerald Obl. Tax overprinted "POSTAGE" in black. SG n 388c, 410 and 425. Signed by B. Longo. RARE STAMP USED ON COVER.
€ 90
Unsold
128 JORDAN
Jordan (Palestine under Jordan administration), Registered cover sent from BEIT SAHUR on 15/3/1957 to Bethlehem. Franked for 30fls; noted in the postage the use of the rare 15mls grey-black Obl. Tax overprinted "POSTAGE" doubled. SG n 391a (unpriced), 423 and 424. Signed by B. Longo. RARE STAMP USED ON COVER.
€ 100
Unsold
129 JORDAN
Jordan, air mail cover sent from EL THIE EL TIGARI EL ZARQA on 4/3/1982 via Zarqa and Amman to Beirut Lebanon, franked 180mls (SG 1116). SCARCE ROUTE DURING LEBANON CIVIL WAR.
€ 30
Unsold
130 KUWAIT
Kuwait, postcard sent at printed matter rate by air mail from Kuwait on 4/12/1951 to Italy franked with 3An/3d King George VI (SG n 69). SCARCE RATE.
€ 40
€ 40
131 KUWAIT
Kuwait. Air mail cover sent from Kuwait on 4/1/1955 to Beirut, franked 3 Annas by 1 green and 2 annas brown Queen Elizabeth stamps (SG n 95 and 96). Arriving on 6/1/1955. INTERESTING.
€ 20
Unsold
132 KUWAIT
Kuwait. Air mail cover sent from Kuwait on 4/8/1955 to Kano Nigeria via London, franked 6 Annas by pair of 3A deep lilac Queen Elizabeth stamp (SG n 98). SCARCE DESTINATION.
€ 20
Unsold
133 KUWAIT
Kuwait. Air mail cover with letter inside sent from Kuwait on 23/4/1956 to Kano Nigeria via London, franked 6 Annas by strip of three 2A red-brown Queen Elizabeth stamp (SG n 96). SCARCE DESTINATION.
€ 20
Unsold
134 KUWAIT
Kuwait. Air mail lot of three covers sent from Kuwait to Beirut, all franked 3 Annas with different franking combinations. INTERESTING.
€ 40
Unsold
135 KUWAIT
Kuwait. Air mail lot of three covers sent to Kano and Beirut, one franked 6 Annas the other 3 Annas with different franking combinations. INTERESTING.
€ 45
Unsold
136 KUWAIT
Kuwait. Air mail lot of nine covers sent to Kano and Beirut, five franked 6 Annas the other 3 Annas with different franking combinations. INTERESTING.
€ 100
Unsold
137 KUWAIT
Kuwait. Air mail cover sent from SAFAT on 15/10/1970 to Germany, franked 315fls. VERY NICE.
€ 10
Unsold
138 KUWAIT
Kuwait. Lot of three high franking Air mail covers, one Registered sent from between 1963 and 1975. VERY NICE AND INTERESTING FRANKING.
€ 25
Unsold
139 LEBANON A VENETIAN MAIL
Lebanon Venetian Mail, entire letter from Beirut 8/5/1509 to "Spett(abile) et generoso d(omi)no Joani andrea dei Cortimio Ortalo Santy(ssi)ma Damasco". Inner holes but RARE document. SCARCE.
€ 300
€ 360
140 LEBANON B AUSTRIAN OFFICES
Lebanon Austrian Offices. Envelope sent from Debbas firm in Beirut on 9/1/1884 to the Greek Orthodox Patriarch in Jerusalem. Franked with 10 soldi blue Franz Joseph stamp. Vachat certificate. NICE.
€ 100
€ 130
141 LEBANON B AUSTRIAN OFFICES
Lebanon Austrian Offices. Post card sent from Beirut on 12/7/1904 to Wien with HOTEL GASSMANN seal. NICE.
€ 20
€ 30
142 LEBANON C BRITISH OFFICE
Lebanon British office, folder letter written in Beirut on 16/4/1853 forwarded to RATHBONE BROS. & Co. in Liverpool that applied its oval red seal before posting in the Liverpool Post office on 13/5/1853. Black "24" and green "19cents" seals applied for incoming taxation in New York. SCARCE.
€ 300
Unsold
143 LEBANON C BRITISH OFFICE
Lebanon British office, folder letter sent from Beirut on 16/3/1876 to Switzerland franked with 2d mauve stamp. Arrive 24/3/1876. VERY NICE.
€ 100
Unsold
144 LEBANON C BRITISH OFFICE
Lebanon British office, folder letter sent from Beirut on 1/5/1882 to USA franked for 5d with pair of 2d blue stamps. Arrive 4/6/1882. SCARCE.
€ 130
Unsold
145 LEBANON C BRITISH OFFICE
Lebanon British office, small cover sent from Beirut on 16/2/1886 to Constantinople franked with 1P/2d lilac stamp accepted in the post office but taxed because officially the Ottoman destinations were un-permitted. British post office arrival datestamp on 27/2/1886 and trasmission to Ottoman post showed by dater postmark on the same day. SCARCE.
€ 150
€ 150
146 LEBANON C BRITISH OFFICE
Lebanon British office, stationery cover of 40p sent from Beirut on 10/8/1896 to USA via London on 14/8/96. Nice blue PRESBYTERIAN MISSION round paper seal applied. Arrive on 27/8/1896. INTERESTING.
€ 40
Unsold
147 LEBANON C BRITISH OFFICE
Lebanon British office, mourning cover sent from Beirut on 4/7/1899 to London, franked 40p/2d purple on blue stamp. Arrive on 12/7/1899. ALWAYS SCARCE THE MOURNING COVERS FROM THIS OFFICE.
€ 50
€ 50
148 LEBANON C BRITISH OFFICE
Lebanon British office, Registered cover sent from Beirut on 23/10/1905 to Guelo SOUTHERN RHODESIA via London on 1/11/1905, franked with 80/5d purple and ultramarine stamp. Arrive on 25/11/1905. VERY RARE DESTINATION.
€ 150
€ 150
149 LEBANON C BRITISH OFFICE
Lebanon British office, Registered cover sent from Beirut on 3/7/1906 to London (14/7/1906) resent to Folkestone exceptionally franked with a block of four of the rare 1P/2d grey-green and carmine stamp overprinted locally in Beirut (SG n 15). Signed Alberto Diena, BPA and B. Longo photoexpertises. EXCEPTIONALLY RARE.
€ 2,000
€ 4,200
150 LEBANON C BRITISH OFFICE
Lebanon British office, 1878-1914 lot of twenty one covers and post cards all related to the British post office, some incoming. INTERESTING, IT DESERVES CAREFUL EXAMINATION.
€ 600
€ 600

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