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Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions, LLC Sale: 731

Germany and German Colonies
German Area

Sale No: 731
Lot No: 281
Symbol:
Cat No: 9N1-9N20

image Germany: Berlin, 1948, Black Overprints complete (Scott 9N1-9N20), tied on a matched pair of registered covers from Berlin-Charlottenburg to New York, 13 Oct-16 Nov, 1948, Very Fine.
Michel 1-20.
Scott $1,836 off-cover.
Estimate $800 - 1,200. Suggested Bid $800-1,200 (Image)

Suggested Bid $800-1,200

Opening US$ 450.00
Sold...US$ 450.00


Closed..Dec-03-2019, 11:53:55 EST
Sold For 450

Sale No: 731
Lot No: 282
Symbol:
Cat No: 670-685

image Germany: Federal Republic, 1951-52, Post Horns complete (Scott 670-685), o.g., never hinged, a post office fresh mint set, Very Fine.
Michel 123-138; €2,150 ($2,410).
Scott $1,700.
Estimate $500 - 750. Suggested Bid $500-750 (Image)

Suggested Bid $500-750

Opening US$ 325.00
Sold...US$ 325.00


Closed..Dec-03-2019, 11:54:29 EST
Sold For 325

Worldwide Stamps and Covers
Greece and Hungary

Sale No: 731
Lot No: 283
Symbol:
Cat No: 124

image Greece, 1896, 1st Modern Olympic Games, 60L black (Scott 124), three covers, first 1897 pair #124 on registered cover to Cincinnati, second 1897 #111 & 123 on registered cover to Cincinnati, and 1896 #120 & #121 on cover to Providence RI; edge faults, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350. Suggested Bid $250-350 (Image)

Suggested Bid $250-350

Opening US$ 500.00
Sold...US$ 500.00


Closed..Dec-03-2019, 11:54:53 EST
Sold For 500

Sale No: 731
Lot No: 284
Symbol:
Cat No: 198-213 and 214-231

image Greece, 1911-21, Hermes and Iris Issue, engraved and lithographed sets complete (Scott 198-213 and 214-231), o.g., most lightly hinged, difficult sets, most F-VF or better including many Very Fine, some never hinged throughout, a pleasing group; couple of minor faults, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $479 as hinged.
Estimate $250 - 350. Suggested Bid $250-350 (Image)

Suggested Bid $250-350

Opening US$ 140.00
Sold...US$ 140.00


Closed..Dec-03-2019, 11:55:21 EST
Sold For 140

Sale No: 731
Lot No: 285
Symbol:
Cat No: 378-380

image Greece, 1933, Pictorials, 50d to 100d complete (Scott 378-380), o.g., each very lightly hinged, a sensationally fresh trio, each with designs so sharp they jump off the pristine paper, Very Fine, a difficult set to find this nice.
Scott $785.
Estimate $250 - 350. Suggested Bid $250-350 (Image)

Suggested Bid $250-350

Opening US$ 130.00


Closed..Dec-03-2019, 11:55:48 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 731
Lot No: 286
Symbol:
Cat No: 8

image Hungary, 1871, Franz Josef I, 3k green (Scott 8), pair on outer letter sheet, addressed to Pesth, manuscript "120" upper left, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300. Suggested Bid $200-300 (Image)

Suggested Bid $200-300

Opening US$ 160.00
Sold...US$ 160.00


Closed..Dec-03-2019, 11:56:17 EST
Sold For 160

Italy, Italian States and Colonies
Italian Area

Sale No: 731
Lot No: 287
Symbol:
Cat No: 8

image Italian States: Lombardy-Venetia, 1859, Franz Joseph, 3s black, type II (Scott 8), fairly well centered with nearly full o.g.; paper just a bit yellowed with age, otherwise Fine to Very Fine. A nice, completely sound, example of this rare mint stamp, signed Kosack, Oliva and one other.
Michel 7 II a. Sassone 29; €32,000 ($35,870).
Scott $18,000.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000. Suggested Bid $3,000-4,000 (Image)

Suggested Bid $3,000-4,000

Opening US$ 1,500.00


Closed..Dec-03-2019, 11:56:46 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 731
Lot No: 288
Symbol:
Cat No: 18

image Italian States: Lombardy-Venetia, 1863, Double Eagle, 10s blue, perf 14 (Scott 18), several "skipped" perforations, o.g., hinge remnant, fresh and well centered; shallow thin upper right corner (not mentioned on the accompanying certificate), otherwise Very Fine, with 1976 A. Fiecchi certificate.
Sassone 39; €25,000 ($28,020).
Scott $14,000.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000. Suggested Bid $1,500-2,000 (Image)

Suggested Bid $1,500-2,000

Opening US$ 750.00


Closed..Dec-03-2019, 11:57:06 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 731
Lot No: 289
Symbol:
Cat No: 19

image Italian States: Lombardy-Venetia, 1863, Double Eagle, 15s yellow brown, perf 14 (Scott 19), an extraordinary mint example, fresh and mathematically centered witl full o.g., albeit with hinge remnants, Extremely Fine. An incredible example of this rare mint stamp, signed `, signed Bloch with a 2006 Sismondo certificate.
Michel 18. Sassone 40; €19,000 ($21,300).
Scott $12,000.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000. Suggested Bid $3,500-5,000 (Image)

Suggested Bid $3,500-5,000

Opening US$ 1,800.00


Closed..Dec-03-2019, 11:57:21 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 731
Lot No: 290
Symbol:
Cat No: 10

image Italian States: Modena, 1859, Provisional Govt., 5c green (Scott 10), top sheet margin block of 15, a marvelous block with full, never hinged o.g., Extremely Fine, signed Avi, with his 2018 certificate.
Sassone 12.
Estimate $7,500 - 10,000

A FABULOUS SHOWPICE — SASSONE'S PRICE JUST FOR A HINGED BLOCK OF 4 IS 11,000€. Suggested Bid $7,500-10,000 (Image)

Suggested Bid $7,500-10,000

Opening US$ 4,000.00


Closed..Dec-03-2019, 11:57:39 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 731
Lot No: 291
Symbol:
Cat No: 1 var.

image Italian States: Naples, 1858, Arms, ½g carmine, plate II (Scott 1 var.), full margined stamp used as single franking on a complete 1860 newspaper. Scarce and attractive.
Sassone 2; €3,000 ($3,360).
Estimate $300 - 400. Suggested Bid $300-400 (Image)

Suggested Bid $300-400

Opening US$ 250.00


Closed..Dec-03-2019, 11:58:07 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 731
Lot No: 292
Symbol:
Cat No: 5

image Italian States: Naples, 1858, Arms, 10g rose lake (Scott 5), virtually full o.g., ample to large margins; natural gum creases and some small, slightly translucent spots, otherwise Very Fine. Rarely seen unused with original gum, signed Em. Diena.
Sassone 10; €18,000 ($20,180).
Scott $6,600.
Estimate $800 - 1,200. Suggested Bid $800-1,200 (Image)

Suggested Bid $800-1,200

Opening US$ 400.00


Closed..Dec-03-2019, 11:58:26 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 731
Lot No: 293
Symbol:
Cat No: 11

image Italian States: Papal/Roman States, 1852, 1sc rose (Scott 11), a marvelous lower left corner sheet margin block of 12, o.g., the bottom eight stamps actually being never hinged, complete margins all around, including wide left and bottom sheet margins, Extremely Fine. Sassone prices a mint block of 4 at 35,000€!, signed A.G. & G. Bolaffi and A. Diena, with 2004 Bolaffi certificate.
Sassone 11; €105,000 as three blocks ($117,700).
Estimate $20,000 - 30,000

A TRULY EXTRAORDINARY LARGE MINT MULTIPLE OF THIS RARE HIGH VALUE.

One of the great rarities of Roman States Philately and a key item for any gold medal exhibition collection
. Suggested Bid $20,000-30,000 (Image)

Suggested Bid $20,000-30,000

Opening US$ 10,500.00
Sold...US$ 10,500.00


Closed..Dec-03-2019, 11:58:57 EST
Sold For 10500

Sale No: 731
Lot No: 294
Symbol:
Cat No: 3

image Italian States: Sardinia, 1851, Victor Emmanuel II, 40c rose (Scott 3), small margins to just touching, bright fresh color and neat dotted grid cancel, about Fine, signed Em. Diena and one other with a 2002 Sismondo certificate.
Sassone 3; €8,000 ($8,970).
Scott $4,000.
Estimate $500 - 750. Suggested Bid $500-750 (Image)

Suggested Bid $500-750

Opening US$ 275.00
Sold...US$ 300.00


Closed..Dec-03-2019, 11:59:18 EST
Sold For 300

Sale No: 731
Lot No: 295
Symbol:
Cat No: 10g

image Italian States: Sicily, 1859, Ferdinand II, ½g orange, plate II, Palermo consignment (Scott 10g), four singles, each with 3 margins, tied, along with a 20g slate gray (Sas 13), by "horseshoe" frame cancels on a folded letter from Messina via Genoa and French Packet to Turin, 5-9 Mar 1860, with all appropriate markings, with a 2015 J.F. Brun certificate.
Sassone 2.
Sassone €70,500 ($79,030).
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500

An exceedingly rare usage. Scott prices the used ½g Palermo at $5,000 per stamp and leave a "dash" in the cover price; our Sassone value is their "on-cover" price of 45,000€ plus three used singles at 8,500€ each.
Suggested Bid $5,000-7,500 (Image)

Suggested Bid $5,000-7,500

Opening US$ 3,000.00


Closed..Dec-03-2019, 11:59:48 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 731
Lot No: 296
Symbol:
Cat No: 18

image Italian States: Sicily, 1859, Ferdinand II, 50g dark brown red (Scott 18), large margins all around, including full dividing line on three sides, used with 1g olive brown, plate I, 5g deep rose, plate I & 10g indigo (11a, 14, 16a; Sas. 3, 9, 12b)-see photo for margins, tied by fancy frame cancels on folded address leaf from Messina to Genoa; postmarked straightline "MESA 1859/ 26 SETTE" AND red straightline "PIROSCAPI/ POSTALI/ FRANCESI" with blue sender's oval and manuscript "6" * "18" rate markings; backstamped Genoa, 30 Sep, Very Fine, signed A. Diena, En. Diena, Oliva, and one other, with 1973 & 1984 Diena certificates.
Sassone 14; €220,000 ($246,620).
Scott $115,000.
Estimate $15,000 - 20,000

AN ETRAORDINARILY RARE COVER—NOT AMONG THE TWELVE KNOWN 50G COVERS LISTED IN SASSONE'S 2018 ITALIAN STATES CATALOGUE.

A similar franking is recorded on an April 1859 cover from Palermo to Spaccafurno
. Suggested Bid $15,000-20,000 (Image)

Suggested Bid $15,000-20,000

Opening US$ 10,000.00
Sold...US$ 10,000.00


Closed..Dec-03-2019, 12:00:17 EST
Sold For 10000

Sale No: 731
Lot No: 297
Symbol:
Cat No: 23

image Italian States: Tuscany, 1860, Provisional Govt., 3L ocher (Scott 23), remarkably fresh with lovely color and a neat "P.D" cancel, large margins at top and right; just in at lower left and left, Fine, signed J. Schlesinger & Sismondo, with the latter's 2017 certificate.
Sassone 23; €220,000 ($246,620).
Scott $125,000.
Estimate $8,000 - 12,000

A MOST ATTRACTIVE, COMPLETELY SOUND EXAMPLE OF THIS OF THIS RARE STAMP. Suggested Bid $8,000-12,000 (Image)

Suggested Bid $8,000-12,000

Opening US$ 5,000.00


Closed..Dec-03-2019, 12:01:32 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 731
Lot No: 298
Symbol:
Cat No: 45-51

image Italy, 1879, Humbert I, 5c-2L complete (Scott 45-51), o.g., individual stamps range from very lightly hinged to hinge remnants, with attention-grabbing color, Fine to Very Fine+ for this tight-margined issue.
Sassone 37-43.
Scott $1,905.
Estimate $300 - 400. Suggested Bid $300-400 (Image)

Suggested Bid $300-400

Opening US$ 300.00
Sold...US$ 300.00


Closed..Dec-03-2019, 12:02:10 EST
Sold For 300

Sale No: 731
Lot No: 299
Symbol:
Cat No: 47

image Italy, 1879, Humbert I, 20c orange (Scott 47), o.g., never hinged, rich color, crisp white paper and flawless gum…this stamp has it all; centered as always, Fine to Very Fine, signed twice, once by E. Diena, with his 1990 certificate accompanying.
Sassone 39.
Scott $850.
Estimate $300 - 400. Suggested Bid $300-400 (Image)

Suggested Bid $300-400

Opening US$ 180.00


Closed..Dec-03-2019, 12:02:25 EST
Sold For 0
Sale No: 731
Lot No: 300
Symbol:
Cat No: 65-66

image Italy, 1890, Humbert I, 20c on 30c brown & 20c on 50c violet (Scott 65-66), fresh and bright with full, never hinged o.g.; 20c on 30c with some short perfs at the bottom, otherwise about Fine, each signed En. Diena.
Sassone 57-58.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $400 - 600. Suggested Bid $400-600 (Image)

Suggested Bid $400-600

Opening US$ 200.00


Closed..Dec-03-2019, 12:02:43 EST
Sold For 0

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