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Lot Symbol Lot Description CV or Estimate
6514 imageItalian occupation of Smyrna 1919 (March / April): Group two picture postcards with Smirna motifs, sent from Italian Fieldpost '171' to Milano and Padova, respectively, bearing 1906 (Oct) 5 c. green and 10 c. rose in combination franking with Turkish definitives, tied by "POSTA MILITARE 171" cds. Nice duo full of postal history content.rnNote: Smirna together with Antalya was expected by the Italians to be an area under Italian control after the planned division of the Ottoman Empire. In April 1919, the Italians landed and took over Antalya and began showing signs of moving troops towards Smyrna. However the control of Smirna was of only short duration as Greek troops took over control on May 15, 1919. This control lasted until September 9, 1922 when it came back under Turkish rule. (Image 1)

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-09, 11:59 PM
6515 imageFalso dell'epoca, called of Milano 1920 (Feb 26): Registered envelope within Milano, bearing a forgery to defraud the Postal system of 1906 (Oct) 10 c. rose in mixed franking with 1916 20 c. orange, tied by clear MILANO 6 VIA VITTORIO ALFIERI cds. A fine and fresh franking on a tatty cover with registration label removed and strong vertical file fold. Cert. Raybaudi (1991), E. Diena (1992) Sassone = € 4'500rnNote: This obviously faked stamp was detected in March 1920. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4)

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CLOSED
Closing..Jun-09, 11:59 PM
6516 image1911 (Jan 1): Registered Envelope from Napoli to Milano, bearing horizontal pairs of the 1910 commemorative issue for the 50th anniversary of the Sicily Risorgimento, 5 c. carmine and 15 c. green, tied by "NAPOLI No 3 ACCETT. RACCOM." cds's with matching registration label alongside. Reverse with arrival cds of the next day. Signed Oliva and Savarese Sassone = € 2'250+.rnNote: These two stamps were sold only in post offices of the Neapolitan provinces from December 1st, 1910 and could be used until end of January 1912 only within Italy. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF400.00
Closing..Jun-09, 11:59 PM
6517 image1910 (Nov): 10 l. olive & rose, a fine and fresh block of six (2 x 3) in unmounted og condition Sassone = € 1'600+. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF220.00
Closing..Jun-09, 11:59 PM
6518 image1926 (Dec 29): Registered Envelope from Viareggio to Lucca, bearing a very rare single franking of 1910 (Nov) 10 l. olive & rose, tied by VIAREGGIO cds with registration label alongside (detached and somehow glued back), reverse with arrival cds of the next day. Cover roughly opened at top, nevertheless a most desirable franking, cert. E. Diena (1984) Sassone = € 6'750.rnNote: In the literature only three single frankings of this adhesive are known. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF800.00
Closing..Jun-09, 11:59 PM
6519 image1914 (Nov 15): Envelope from Alfonsine to San Lorenzo, bearing 1914 Red Cross charity issue 20 c. on 15 (+5) c. grey showing variety: inverted overprint, tied by ALFONSINE RAVENNA cds, reverse with arrival cds of the next day. Cover with strong vertical fold away from the stamp, a scarce variety on cover, signed G. Bolaffi Sassone = € 2'000 for a used stamp. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF380.00
Closing..Jun-09, 11:59 PM
6520 image1916 (Jan 4): Envelope from the cabinet in Roma to Marsala, bearing 1916 (Jan) overprinted definitive 20 c. on 15 c. grey-black, tied four days before official issue by ROMA DISTRIBUZIONE cds in black, reverse with "MARSALA 7. 1. 16" arrival cds. An appealing pre-first day usage, the first known day of usage, before this stamp was officially issued to the public on January 8, 1916 to pay the increased inland rate of 20 centesimi. Cert. Sorani (1993). (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF340.00
Closing..Jun-09, 11:59 PM
6521 image1923 (June 23): Envelope from Roma to Treviso, bearing 1923 Propaganda Fide 30 c. violet & orange, tied by "ROMA 16 VIA MARVO AURELIO" cds in black, VERIFICATO handstamp alongside, reverse with arrival cds of the next day. Sassone = € 1'600. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF320.00
Closing..Jun-09, 11:59 PM
6522 image1923 (Dec 22): Registered Cover front from Porto Maurizio to Genova, bearing 1923/27 overprinted definitive 50 c. on 55 c. violet-brown in a horizontal pair showing variety: inverted overprint, tied by PORTO MAURIZIO cds in black, matching registration label alongside. From this desirable variety only three detached stamps, this front, and a cover are known. Certs. E. Diena (1985), Colla (2002) Sassone = € 3'200 for a detached stamp.rnreference: Described in Sassone catalogue on p. 215. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF750.00
Closing..Jun-09, 11:59 PM
6523 image1923 (Nov 16): Double rate Registered Envelope within Savignano, bearing 1923 Cassa di Previdenza 1 l. light grey in a horizontal corner marginal pair, cancelled by "SAVIGNANO DI ROMAGNA (FORLI)" cds's in black, matching registration label alongside. Signed E. Diena (1982) Sassone = € 1'600. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF380.00
Closing..Jun-09, 11:59 PM
6524 image1923 (Dec): Manzoni 5 l. violet & black showing variety: inverted watermark, a superb example with perfect centering and perforation, showing full unmounted og. Certs. Raybaudi (1996) Sassone = € 5'000 for the normal stamp, variety not listed. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4)

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CLOSED
Closing..Jun-09, 11:59 PM
6525 image1924 (May 28): Registered Envelope from Lucca to Torino, bearing 1924 ovpt. Victory issue 1 l. on 15 c. slate, tied by LUCCA FILLUNGO cds in black, matching registration label alongside, reverse with arrival cds of the next day. Cover with some toning, nevertheless a rare usage on cover. Cert. Colla (1985) Sassone = € 2'250. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF300.00
Closing..Jun-09, 11:59 PM
6526 image1926 (Dec 7): Registered Envelope from Como to Cadorago, bearing 1924/25 ovpt. definitive issue 1,75 l. on 10 l. olive & rose in mixed franking with 1906 (Oct) 10 c. rose, tied by superb "COMO No. 1 (20-72)" cds in black, matching registration label and another information strike alongside. Reverse with arrival cds of the next day. A delightful combination of these two issues, paying correctly the postage of 60 c. and the registration fee of 125 centesimi. Signed E. Diena Sassone = € 600+. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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CLOSED
Closing..Jun-09, 11:59 PM
6527 image1926 (Oct 19): Registered Envelope from Capodistria to Pola, bearing 1926 1,25 l. indigo & ultramarine in a part sheet of 20 examples (10 x 2) and 25 c. green & green-olive in a vertical strip of three in mixed franking with 1906 (Oct) 10 c. rose, tied by superb CAPODISTRIA POLA cds's in black, matching registration label and other information strikes alongside. Reverse with Pola arrival cds of the next day. An enormous and most attractive franking of 2'585 centesimi paying the 41th weight rate (600-615 gr.) plus 125 c. registration fee. Part of the cover folded back to reduce the sheer size of this item, a most attractive mass franking. Signed Sorani. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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CLOSED
Closing..Jun-09, 11:59 PM
6528 image1929 (April 4): Registered Express Envelope from Pisa to Firenze, bearing 1927 2,65 l. violet and 1,75 l. brown, both perf. 11, tied by "PISA No 1 BARRIERA VITTORIO" cds's in black, matching registration and Exprès labels alongside. Reverse with arrival cds of the same day. A fresh and fine cover with this rare violet definitive, signed A. Diena; cert. E. Diena (1989) Sassone = € 1'600. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF360.00
Closing..Jun-09, 11:59 PM
6529 image1928 (Dec 7): Insured Envelope of the 15th weight rate from Verona to Estaimbourg, Belgium, bearing 1928 Emanuele Filiberto 1,25 l.rnblue & black, 5 l. violet & green & 20 l. violet & grey-green, tied by light "VERONA SUCC. 3 (VIA XX SETTEMBRE)" cds's in black, matching registration label alongside. Correctly franked insured letter abroad with the minor imperfections as to be expected for a cover of that size. A non-philatelic usage of the 20 lire adhesive is extremely rare, cert. Sorani (1984) Sassone = € 19'700+. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF1,600.00
Closing..Jun-09, 11:59 PM
6530 image1928: Emanuele Filiberto & Anniversario della Victoria, complete set of 13 values in the three perforations used, a fresh and fine set with full unmounted og. Sassone = €1'500. (Image 1)

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-09, 11:59 PM
6531 image1929 (June 6): Registered Envelope of the sixth weight rate from Bologna to Modena, bearing 1929 Vittorio Emanuele III 1,75 l. brown, perf. 13¾ in mixed franking with 1926 1,25 l. indigo & ultramarine (2), tied by "BOLOGNA 14 CASA DI FASCIO" cds's in black, matching registration label alongside. Reverse with arrival cds of the same day. A fresh and fine cover with this very rare brown definitive, six times 50 c. for the postage and 125 c. for the registration fee, cert. E. Diena (1982) Sassone = € 15'000.rnNote: The 1929 definitive perf 13¾ is known to be used primarily in Bologna, to a lesser extent also in Roma and on Sicily (Caltanissetta and Enna). (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF1,600.00
Closing..Jun-09, 11:59 PM
6532 imageBlindman's mail / Cêcogramme 1941 (April 13): Picture Postcard with an Easter motif, written in Braille and sent within Milano, bearing 1929 Imperiale 2 c. orange, a single adhesive and a pair, tied by MILANO ARRIVI DISTRIBUZIONE machine obliterator in black. Blindman's rate of July 1940 overfranked by 1 c., a very rare usage of a postcard for this type of correspondence, signed E. Diena. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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CLOSED
Closing..Jun-09, 11:59 PM
6533 imageBlindman's mail / Cêcogramme 1943 (Nov 1): Registered letter written in Braille from Pola to the Rittmeyer Institute for the Blind in Trieste, bearing 1929 Imperiale 15 c. green-grey, tied by indistinct POLA cds in black, a matching registration label alongside. Blindman's rate of July 1940 of 5 centesimi plus a registration fee of 10 centesimi, interesting item. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF180.00
Closing..Jun-09, 11:59 PM

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