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Italian Area
 
 
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Lot 854
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Italy, San Marino & Vatican, Bella Collezione, 1863-1951. Mostly mounted in three albums, each very attractive with much parallel mint and used; Italy and San Marino start early, with Vatican issues beginning around 1950; note Italy Augustus Bimillennial and Zeppelin sets n.h., with many of the better sets of the 1920s-1940s present, often both mint and used; good source for stock or as a collection in its own right, outstanding collection with huge retail value.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $780.
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Lot 855
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Italian Area, Mint & Used Collection, 1850-1960. Housed on display cards, includes mint & used States, mint 232-238 (2), 310-314, C28-C33, Colonies, Offices Abroad, Back of the Book, with lots of singles and sets, please evaluate, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $660.
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Lot 856
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Italian Area, Mint & Used Collection, 1860-1945. A few hundred stamps on stock pages, display cards and glassines, includes postage dues, airmails, special delivery, Austria Occupations, States, some duplication, please inspect, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $156.
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Lot 857
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Italian States, Mint & Used Collection, 1851-61. Including Two Sicilies 1-5, 10-16, Parma 1-4, 9-11, Sardinia 2, 7-8, 10-15, Modena 1-5, Romagna 1-9, Tuscany, mixed mint & used, with many shades, if genuine there is real value here, careful inspection should prove rewarding, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $2,040.
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Lot 858
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Italy, Near-Complete Collection, 1861-1969. Housed in 2 very well-filled Ka-Be albums; overall good condition, featuring most of the high value singles and sets of the period, including the 1910 Garibaldi, 1922 Congress overprint set (used), most of the desirable sets of the 1920s and '30s, along with good Airmails and Back-of-the-Book, great material all in one place--come view.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,800.
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Lot 859
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Italy, Choice Collection, 1861-1957. In a blue springback album; very complete throughout: regular issues, Airs, Special Delivery, Dues; Offices cover the Aegean and Turkey, with Occupations including Ionian Islands and 1918 Venezia Giulia; we noted Death Masks, Zeppelins and Italian Socialist Republic issues; with mint o.g. and many genuine postally used items, clean and lovely, a collection on which to build; worth viewing.
Scott approximately $18,500 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,920.
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Lot 860
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Italy, Wonderful Collection, 1891-1944. Housed in a Lighthouse hingeless album; in addition to regular issues (including mint Death Masks), we note Airs, Special Delivery, Dues, Pneumatics; Parcel Post pairs (mint and used), Feldpost, and Italian Socialist Republic issues; many complete sets, including those postally used.
Scott $12,500 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,140.
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Lot 861

Italy, Exciting Collection, 1903-84. Lovely n.h. premium stamps throughout in sets; Zeppelins, Air triptyques (BISE), all the 1930s sets from Garibaldi to Soccer; War years a bit sketchy, but then we get back on the Appian Way under the Republic; pristine; high catalogue value, o.g., never hinged, la dolce vita indeed--just don't thrown these into the fountain; viewing warmly recommended.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $1,680.
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Lot 862
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Italy & Norway, Arctic Flight "Norge" Collection with Memorabilia, 1926-31. Over 90 items related to the airship "Norge" and its flights, includes three autographs of General Nobile, aviator and arctic explorer, 1928 Zeppelin label in four colors, stamps showing airship "Norge", which Nobile designed and piloted, photographs of the airship, includes additional anniversary flight items, covers and stamps commemorating Nobile's transarctic flight, photo and cover from "Citta de Milano" which was the base ship for the flight, postcards of the Russian icebreaker "Krassin" and of the sixteen heroes of the "Italia" which was shipwrecked, 1926 cover and label from the "Norge" flight, a historic lot sure to please any collector of airships or arctic exploration, close examination is advised, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $540.
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Lot 863

Italy, Mint Full Sheet Collection, 1945. Collection of seventeen full sheets, includes C12-C19, 1LN1, 1LN1A, 1LN3, 1LN8, a nice representation, a couple of sheets have folds, please review, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 250.
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Lot 864
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Italy & Colonies, Mint & Used Collection, 1860-1970. Mounted in two Scott albums, better mint 119-122, 124-125, 140-142, 232-238, 349-354, 413-418, 463-476, 510-513, B1-B4, B30-B33, C1-C2, C10-C11, C79-C83, parcel posts, Offices Abroad, Occupation stamps, Cyrenaica 59-64, C20-C23, C24-C29, Eritrea 175-180, C1-C6, Fiume mixed mint & used, Italian Colonies 32-41, C1-C6, C20-C27, San Marino 84-88, B3-B11, E1, a guaranteed bang for your buck, fresh clean collection, please examine, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $960.
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Lot 865
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Italy: Aegean Islands, Seldom Seen Quality Collection, 1912-45. Part parallel mint/used, housed in an Italian album; major numbers look pretty much complete and wonderfully fresh; includes all the key stamps and sets of the different islands, Rhodes including Back-of-the-Book, Airmails including Zeppelins and triptyques, all Garibaldi sets both mint and used, a super collection with massive catalogue value; must view.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000.
Realized $5,700.
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Lot 866
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Italian Colonies: Eritrea, Small Selection, 1892-1945. Mint NH 22, 26 (8), 38 (8), 40 (24), 41 (39), 43 (40), 44 (16), 63 (7), 64 (4), 89 (4), o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $29,700 (Owner's) Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $900.
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Lot 867

Italian Colonies: Libya, Collection of Varieties, 1921-40. Stockbook filled with inverted centers, part perfs, Specimen overprints, etc., spot check shows many n.h., be sure to view and bid--you won't see this material again anytime soon.
Sassone €10,500 +, various not counted ($12,230).
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,680.
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Lot 868
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Italian Colonies: Tripoli, Nonpareil Collection, 1912-42. In an album with many issues both mint and used; includes all the top-end sets and singles in overall very fresh condition, starting with the 1912 definitives set to 10L mint, with an extra set to 5L used; 1921 set to 10L mint and used (5L only used) plus varieties; 1924-40 set to 5L, 1925-37 set to 10L, all Express issues, 1915 Parcel Post set mint, Dues, all Fiere di Tripoli sets, Tripolitania complete including the Manzoni set, and the absolute rarities: the 25L Servizio di Stato of both Tripolitania and Cyrenaica fresh mint, each with certificates, etc., an incredibly mouthwatering collection that absolutely must be seen.
Estimate $4,500 - 6,000.
Realized $5,100.
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Lot 869

Italy: Sovereign Military Order of Malta, Collection, 1967-91. Housed in two Lindner hingeless albums, Sassone listed, appears complete for period, a beautiful collection, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $660.
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