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Italy continued...

Missions, Post Offices and Postal History Abroad continued...
Lot Symbol Catalog No. Descrip Opening
20508   image1899 (March 31) Egyptian 5m stationery card to Modena, tied by ""Ra NAVE STROMBOLI" cds, repeated at left, when this battleship was stationed in transit in Port Said during its journey to China. Most probably a unique usage from Egypt.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. € 250

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-13, 11:59 AM
20509 S.G. 245, 257 image1899 (April 16) Postcard from Colombo, Ceylon to Termi, sent by a member of the "R. N. Stromboli" during the journey to China, franked by Ceylon 1899-1900 2c & 3c, tied by duplex datestamps on dispatch, struck with arrival ds on front, some soiling but a very rare transit usage.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [Italy S.G. 245, 257]

Estimate. € 150

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-13, 11:59 AM
20510 Sassone 61 image1899 (May 16) Envelope sent unfranked from Shanghai, sent to Venice through Italian naval mail as confirmed by "Ra NAVE ELBA" cds, entering the Italian soil at Brindisi with application of 1891-96 20c tied in transit, taxed on delivery with postage due 40c, tied by Venice cds; very interesting full contents including "In Italy they have to be persuaded by something, and this is that China is a country with 400 million inhabitants and not the San Marino Republic, that this country does not fear us because it is not easy to beat it and that the greatest nonsense to be done is to occupy by the force -today after having wasted three months- the San Mun Bay. If this must be our objective, we will not even find a junk which will oppose us but basically we will not have obtained anything". An extremely rare correspondence during the San Mun Bay Quarrel, with most of the existing items being gathered in this collection, in this case showing a different usage by being forwarded through the Italian naval mail.(Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4)

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Estimate. € 800

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Closing..Jun-13, 11:59 AM
20511 Sassone 60 image1899 (Nov 26) Postcard from Amoy to Venice, franked by Umberto 10c tied by "R. NAVE C. ALBERTO" cds, repeated alongside, faintly tied in addition by arrival ds; during the Sun Man Bay quarrel, the "Carlo Alberto" and the "Liguria" replaced the "Marco Polo", "Stromboli", "Etna" and "Piemonte", which were withdrawn in August and November 1899, and the "Carlo Alberto" became the new flagship of the small fleet of three ships (together with the "Elba"). An extremely rare mail, with no additional examples so far recorded from this ship during the incident of San Mun Bay.(Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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Get Market Data for [Italy Sassone 60]

Estimate. € 400

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-13, 11:59 AM
20512   imageChina » The Boxer War » Italian Military Mail. 1901 "Istruzione Amministrative per le Truppe in Cina - 20 dicembre 1900" leaflet containing 80 pages with the administrative instructions for the Italian troops in China, printed in Rome. Very rare.(Image 1)

Estimate. € 100

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-13, 11:59 AM
20513 , Sassone 67 image1902ca. Undated Japanese postcard sent locally in Peking, franked by Italy 5c tied by blue "R. Truppe Italiane Nello Estremo Oriente/Comando" circle handstamp with Savoyard coat of arms; some tone spots not detracting. Less than five items recorded exhibiting this handstamp used in China, this being unique by cancelling a franking. Note: This handstamp was usually applied on front of the mail alongside the franking, which remained uncancelled until entering the Chinese or the corresponding foreign post office which would have forwarded the mail of the Italian troops. In this case, we presume that this correspondence was transmitted locally by the Command of the "Regie Truppe Italiane nello Estremo Oriente", and indeed the franking paid corresponded to the Italian fee applied for a local district destination. This lot includes an additional postcard (defective at right) bearing this handstamp used in Italy alongside the franking (usages in the metropolitan territory are known from Naples, Rome and Reggio Emilia).(Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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Estimate. € 800

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-13, 11:59 AM
20514 Sassone 60, 67 image1902 (Aug) Cover from Peking to Italy franked by 1891-96 10c and 1896-97 5c pair, tied by large "Comando Battaglione/Marinai" circle handstamp with coat of arms in blue from the Marines Battalion Headquarters in Peking, arrival ds alongside; some tone spots not detracting for this unique item. The only usage recorded of this handstamp cancelling a franking; as a cancellation, the most spectacular and rarest of the Italian types used in China; this cachet was only known applied on the mail alongside the franking on front or on back, with Landini only recording two examples.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. € 1,000

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Closing..Jun-13, 11:59 AM
20515 , Sassone 69, 70, 71 image1902 (Aug)-1905 Postcard and envelope from Tientsin to Italy, the earlier bearing "Floreale" 2c, the later 5c & 10c of the same issue, tied by "Distaccamento Ra Marina Italiana in Cina" cds's in black and violet. A particularly rare postmark on cover.(Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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Estimate. € 250

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Closing..Jun-13, 11:59 AM
20516   image1902 (Sept 21) Photographic postcard depicting the Italian Fortress in Taku printed in China, sent from Taku to Genoa, matching the image on reverse with "DISTACCAMENTO/FORTE.NW.TAKU" double circle in red with crown in centre, where less than 100 Italian men were located. The only example known of this handstamp and a most infrequent case of postage free mail from the Italian forces in China (no examples recorded in the Landini, Faccio and Mizuhara collections).(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. € 750

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Closing..Jun-13, 11:59 AM
20517 , Sassone 69 image1903-05 Three postcards to Italy bearing "Floreale" 2c tied by "Comando Truppe Italiane in/Cina" cds in different course, including blue, greenish blue and black.(Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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Estimate. € 150

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Closing..Jun-13, 11:59 AM
20518 Sassone 68 image1903 (June 25) Japanese postcard datelined in "Uangsun" and sent to Italy, posted in Tientsin with on reverse "Floreale" 1c pair, tied by blue "Comando Truppe Italiane in/China" cds, repeated front(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. € 100

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Closing..Jun-13, 11:59 AM
20519 Filagrano C25 image1903 (June 25) "Umberto" 10c stationery postcard from Tientsin to Italy, cancelled by very fine "Comando Truppe Italiane in/Cina" cds in blue, additionally struck at left, reeking cds in centre. Probably the finest of the less than five usages recorded on "Umberto".(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. € 250

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Closing..Jun-13, 11:59 AM
20520   image1903 (July 28) Unused postcard exhibiting the "Stazione Radiotelegrafica Italiana/Pechino" cds in blue. On 28.7.1903 the Italians started the works to open the first radio-telegraphic station in China, which will work with the Guglielmo Marconi system; as a souvenir of this historical event, some postcards were distributed to the guests who lived this fact, including Chinese and European authorities; very few of these items have survived. Signed Fiorenzo Antonio Zanetti.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. € 200

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Closing..Jun-13, 11:59 AM
20521   image1903 (Oct 18) Original photo of the Italian radio-telegraphic station in the Italian legation in Peking, "vista del albero portafili" (view of the "tree" of wires). The photo is dated on reverse in manuscript on the day this station in Peking was opened; with a range of 250 km., the first tests started four days before (Oct. 14) by communicating with the "Vettor Pisani" battleship in Taku, in order to verify the proper functioning before the opening; in 1904 another station was opened in Tientsin. The photographic testimony of the first radio-telegraphic station in China, probably unique.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. € 200

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-13, 11:59 AM
20522   image1904 (Jan) "L'Impero Cinese" large book (30.5 x 37 cm), printed in Tientsin, "studio compilato d'ordine del Comando delle Regie Truppe in Cina dal Capitano di Stato Maggiore Luigi Bongiovanni - corredato di schizzi dimostrativi del Tenente di Fanteria Francesco Umberto Giordano", printed to order by the Command of the Italian Royal Troops in China and written by the Captain of Staff Luigi Bongiovanni with sketches designed by Infantry Lieutenant Francesco Umberto Giordano, the cover illustrating a dragon, numbered inside in manuscript "n° 17" with accompanying "Ra Legazione d'Italia a Pechino" cachet of the Italian Legation in Peking and this example gifted to the Royal Minister of Italy in Peking. The work relates the main elements under the contemporary conditions in the Chinese Empire, with news which are also of concern to Italian officers (pointing out that the lack of knowledge of some factors of the economic life and the unavailability of certain means will cause some inaccuracies), and treating the following aspects often including statistics: geography, political-administrative organization, populations, territories occupied by foreign powers, foreign concessions, treaty ports, railways, telegraphic communications, Chinese Imperial Post, maritime navigation, economic statistics, Chinese and foreign military forces, religion and the Christian propaganda, diplomatic representation in China and a historical chronology, gathered in 141 pages. The work is enriched with 16 numbered sketches (n. 13 is missing) of maps and plans on blue prints, displaying cities, areas, harbours, foreign possessions in China, the plan of the new quartier of the foreign legations in Peking, Italian headquarters in various concessions and map of Korea, all designed by the above-mentioned lieutenant. Spine slightly separated in one place, age spotting and other minor faults to be expected but of little significance for this exceptional lot. An extremely rare and valuable historical item providing a comprehensive, abundant and very useful information which will help the challenging research of the advanced collector of this period in China.(Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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Estimate. € 750

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Closing..Jun-13, 11:59 AM
20523   imageChina » The Boxer War » Italian Naval Mail. 1900 (April 20) China 1c stationery postcard from Chefoo to Brixen (Austria), additionally showing China 1898 4c, each cancelled by "Ra. Nave Elba" cds; tone spots, but a very rare usage in this period. In spring 1900, the Boxer Rebellion extended to Peking; in that period, the only Italian presence in China was represented by the "Elba" battleship, and in May a small group of 28 Italians were sent to Peking, together with a contingent of international troops to protect the Legations. One of very few C.I.P. postal stationeries known cancelled by Italian naval mail cds.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. € 200

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Closing..Jun-13, 11:59 AM
20524 Sassone 63 image1900 (May 26) Registered cover to Genoa franked by "Umberto" 45c, tied by "R. Nave Calabria" cds, repeated adjacent, registration marking below, Brindisi and Genoa backstamps, sent three days before arriving to China, rust spots. The "Calabria" battleship arrived to Taku on June 1st, bringing 39 seamen and 2 officers to join the other group of 28 Italians to defend the Legations in Peking, these being disembarked on the 5th. The only registered cover known of fewer than five available from the R. N. "Calabria". Signed Marchese.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. € 200

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Closing..Jun-13, 11:59 AM
20525 , Sassone 60, 61 image1900 (Aug 31) Postcard and cover to Italy franked by "Umberto" 10c and 20c, tied by "Ra Nave Vettor Pisani" cds in red, repeated on reverse, then located in Taku; in addition a photo of the battleship. Extremely rare (no examples recorded in the Landini collection), and remarkably used in red, as well as one of the few postcards franked with the proper 10c postcard rate. Cert Marchese (for the postcard, 2004).(Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4)

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Estimate. € 250

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Closing..Jun-13, 11:59 AM
20526   image1900 (Sept 3) "Umberto" 10c stationery postcard from China to Lugo (Italy), cleanly cancelled by "R. Nave Calabria" cds, additionally struck at left and adjacent to the arrival ds. The sender has strangely added later "Singapore" as the origin of the card; contents reading: "I learn now that from today we can send letters to Italy and I take the opportunity" (this makes believe that the ships which were carrying mail to Italy temporally interrupted the stage in China and, as a matter of fact, the troops complained then about the bad organization of the postal service), "30 August: at 13:00 the Colonel suddenly orders to land (...) I had for two days the command of the 'Comando di Tappa' in Taku", relating also other military events which are difficult to read. Less than five items known exhibiting the postmark of the "Calabria" used in China, and very rare usage of the Italian postal stationery in China.(Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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Estimate. € 250

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Closing..Jun-13, 11:59 AM
20527 Sassone 67 image1900 (Oct 1st) Postcard from China to Italy franked by 5c pair (defective), tied by blue "Ra Nave Vettor Pisani" cds in blue, despite sent by a member of the crew of the "Giava", also struck twice by cds's on arrival, with interesting text "I am on board the Giava for an expedition against the Boxers... We hope the positive outcome...". A very rare naval cancellation used in China.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. € 150

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Closing..Jun-13, 11:59 AM

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