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Lot 10770
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Italian Area, Collection, 1851-1980's, neatly hinged in Scott specialty album, with a decent level of completion from classics to early 1960's, starting with Italian states with nice selection of Roman States and a few Tuscany, Italy 33, 37-44, 58-63, 64-66, 133-35, 165-68, J2, early 1870 dues and Q1. A nice little collection with a nice selection of early and better complete sets., generally F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $180
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Realized $90.
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Lot 10771
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Italian States: Naples, 1858 Arms 10g rbrownish rose, Postal Forgery (Scott 5 var.), huge margins all around with a neat framed "ANNUL(LATO)" cancel, Extremely Fine. A choice example of this well executed postal forgery, with 2006 Sismondo certificate.
Sassone F14. Sassone €650 ($730) .
Suggested Bid $120
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Realized $60.
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Lot 10772
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Italian States: Naples, 1858 Arms 20g rose lake (Scott 6), ample to om with nco and lt boxed ANNULLATO cancels, Very Fine, signed Ressel, with 2006 Sismondo certificate noting that he has signed the stamp, though he has noy.
Sassone 12; €1,250 ($1,400). Scott $675 .
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $55.
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Lot 10773

Italian States: Papal/Roman States, RUSSI, 25 GIU 61 (Sardinia) perfectly struck straightline postmark on small folded letter to Tronzano with manuscript "2" rate; backstamped Bologna (25 Jun), Verrelli (25 Jun) and Alessandria (26 Jun), Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 10774

Italian States: Papal/Roman States, SAVIGNANO (Scott 4a), postmark on 1852, 3b black on light brown, nice strike scarce "SAVIGNANO" straightline on folded address leaf to Bologna, franked with a 3b black on light brown (4a) with dividing lines on all sides tied by diamond grid cancel; backstamped Bologna, 9 Aug 1858, Very Fine, signed A. Diena & Sismondo, with 2006 Sismondo certificate.
Sassone 4b.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 10775
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Italian States: Papal/Roman States, 1852, 6b black on gray (Scott 7a), tied on small piece by rare type I Faenza circular grid of irregular dashes; two huge margins, just touching or cut in on the other two sides, Fine. Sassone rarity factor is R1 = €3,000, with 2006 Sismondo certificate.
Sassone 7a; €240 ($270). Scott $120 .
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $30.
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Lot 10776

Italian States: Parma, Italian States: Parma, 1852, 15c black on pink (Scott 3), with good to ample margins on three sides and just touching at top, tied on folded letter by Parma Nov. 28 circular datestamp, addressed to Casalmaggi with receiving backstamp, Very Fine.
Sassone 3; €400 ($450). Scott $180 .
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $30.
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Lot 10777

Italian States: Parma, 1859 Provisional Govt. 40c red (Scott 15), nearly full o.g., generous margins all around, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, signed Ressel & Sismondo, with 2006 Sismondo certificate.
Sassone 17; €1,200 ($1,340). Scott $525 .
Suggested Bid $120
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Realized $60.
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Lot 10778

Italian States: Sardinia, 1851 Victor Emmanuel II, 20c pale blue (Scott 2b), o.g., four nice, well-balanced margins; horizontal crease and several small abrasions, one of which is colored in, otherwise Very Fine, signed Avi, with his 2018 certificate not noting the abrasions.
Sassone 2; €20,000 ($22,420). Scott $9,500 .
Suggested Bid $160
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Realized $80.
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Lot 10779
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Italian States: Sardinia, 1861 Victor Emmanuel II, 80c orange yellow (Scott 14), canceled Genoa c.d.s., 26 Apr 1861, large margins, Very Fine, signed A. Brun.
Sassone 17C; €700 ($780). Scott $380 .
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $30.
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Lot 10780

Italian States: Tuscany, 1860, Provisional Govt., 5c olive green (Scott 18a), two 4-margin singles, tied by two of three somewhat blurry strikes FIRENZE c.d.s., 4 Aug 1860, on folded address leaf to Livorno, backstamped the next day'name of addressee neatly inked out, otherwise Very Fine, extremely rare franking, signed Avi, with his 2018 certificate.
Sassone 18a; €1,800 ($2,020). Scott $1,075 .
Suggested Bid $250
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Realized $130.
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Lot 10781

Italy, 1897, postage due cover from Bulgaria, 1894, 20c buff & magenta (J7, Sas. S 22) tied by partial Milano c.d.s., 30 Aug 1897 on cover sent from Roustchouk, Bulgaria on 14 Aug; corners clipped and part of bottom flap missing, otherwise Very Fine, signed Avi, with his 2018 certificate.
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 10782

Italy, 1906, postage due cover from Germany, 1871, 10c buff & magenta (J6) tied by Naples squared circle, 27 Apr 1906, on German 2pf postal card sent from Charlottenburg on 20 Apr, to Trento, Austria, where a 6h Austrian Postage Due stamp was canceled on 21 Apr; the card was subsequently redirected to Naples, resulting in the nullification of the Austrian Due with a red "Annullato" and the final application of the 10c Italian Postage Due charge. A Very Fine and rare 3-country Postage Due franking, signed Avi, with his 2018 certificate.
Suggested Bid $140
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Realized $70.
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Lot 10783

Italy, 1892, postage due cover from Hungary, 1890, 10c on 2c (J25, Sas. S 17)) used with 5c buff & magenta (J5), tied by Venezia c.d.s.s, 16 Feb 1892 on Hungarian 2k postal card sent from Budapest on 15 Feb; minor edge flaws, Very Fine, signed Avi, with his 2018 certificate.
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $30.
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Lot 10784

Italy, 1923, miniature postcard Venice to Lyme, Italy, with 55¢ (1920), GB postage due, franked Sc. 94 & 106 with black stepped handstamps "Liable to Letter.,/I.S." and "Below limits of size/I.S." with GB postage due (Sc. J4), Sc. 106 is rare on cover, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 10785
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Italy, 1863, Victor Emmanuel II, 15c, type I, plate proof on thin paper (Scott 23P), ungummed, large margins; small toned spot and normal light wrinkles, with 2018 H. Avi certificate noting "perfect condition".
Sassone 13. Catalogo Encic. Ital. PS7.
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $30.
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Lot 10786
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Italy, 1863, Victor Emmanuel II, 15c type I, plate proof in black (Scott 23aP), with a proof impression of the same stamp in blue on reverse, ungummed, Very Fine, with 2018 Avi certificate.
Sassone 12P.
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 10787

Italy, 1865, Numeral, 2c orange brown, Turin printing (Scott 25), tied by scarce "BAZZANO" straightline on part of a printed circular, fancy "Municipio di Bazzano" handstamped seal alongside, F.-V.F.
Sassone T15.
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 10788

Italy, 1865, Victor Emmanuel II, 40c carmine, Turin printing (Scott 31), bright and fresh with full, never hinged original gum(!); both bottom corner perfs nibbed, otherwise Fine.
Sassone T20; €9,000 ($10,090). Scott $13,000 .
Suggested Bid $250
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Realized $130.
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Lot 10789

Italy, 1910, Garibaldi complete (Scott 115-116), o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Sassone 87-90. Scott $315 .
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $34.
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Lot 10790

Italy, 1916, Victor Emmanuel III, 20c on 15c slate, re-engraved (Scott 129), some stamps have tropicalized gum, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Sassone 106. Scott $400 .
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $30.
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Lot 10791

Italy, 1934, World Soccer Championship complete (Scott 324-328, C62-C65), o.g., lightly hinged, Very Fine.
Sassone 357-361, A69-72; €320 ($360). Scott $264 .
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $40.
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Lot 10792

Italy, 1948, 30L Torch (Scott 488), the key value in the 1945-48 Definitives, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Sassone 563; €550 ($620). Scott $380 Est.
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $40.
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Lot 10793

Italy, 1977, 1500L Italia, central vignette only (Scott 1288 var), the head of Italia, the Arms of the Republic and "LIRE", without value or frames, and imperfectly aligned with the perforations, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, unlisted, great eye appeal, signed Avi, with his 2010 SBPV certificate.
Sassone 1458 var.
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $100.
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Lot 10794

Italy, 1979, 1500L Italia, shifted head variety (Scott 1291 var), lower left corner margin single, o.g., never hinged, a great example, F.-V.F., unlisted, signed Raybaudi, with his 1992 certificate accompanying.
Sassone 1458a; €6,500 ($7,290).
Suggested Bid $120
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Realized $60.
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Lot 10795

Italy, 1979, 2000L Italia, light printing variety (Scott 1292 var), vertical pair, the blue a distinctly lighter shade, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, unlisted, signed Avi, his 2010 SBPV certificate accompanies.
Sassone 1459 var.
Suggested Bid $70
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Realized $36.
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Lot 10796

Italy, 1979, 2000L Italia, shifted head and perforations variety (Scott 1292 var), bottom right corner block of 4, with marginal markings, including sheet number, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, signed Avi, with his 2010 SBPV certificate.
Sassone 1459b; €36,000 as singles ($40,360).
Suggested Bid $425
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Realized $225.
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Lot 10797
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Italy, 1979, 2000L Italia, shifted head variety (Scott 1292 var), with light corner cancel, and near-perfect centering, Very Fine, signed Avi, with his 2010 SBPV certificate.
Sassone 1459a; €6,500 ($7,290).
Suggested Bid $70
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Realized $40.
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Lot 10798

Italy, 1979, 3000L Italia, head and perforations shifted variety (Scott 1293 var), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, signed Avi, with his 2010 SBPV certificate.
Sassone 1460b; €9,000 ($10,090).
Suggested Bid $160
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Realized $80.
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Lot 10799

Italy, 1979, 3000L Italia, head and perforations shifted variety (Scott 1293 var), left margin horizontal pair, o.g., never hinged, choice, Very Fine, signed Avi, with his 2010 SBPV certificate.
Sassone 1460b; €18,000 ($20,180).
Suggested Bid $325
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Realized $170.
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Lot 10800

Italy, 1979, 4000L Italia, shifted head and perforations variety (Scott 1294 var), with marginal markings at the bottom of the stamp, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F., unpriced in CEI, signed Avi, with his 2010 SBPV certificate.
Sassone 1461b.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 10801

Italy, 1979, 4000L Italia, shifted perforations variety (Scott 1294 var), bottom margin vertical pair, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a pretty pair, signed Avi, accompanied by his 2010 SBPV certificate.
Sassone 1461c; €13,000 ($14,570).
Suggested Bid $120
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Realized $60.
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Lot 10802

Italy, 1979, 4000L Italia, dry printing variety (Scott 1294 var), top left corner margin block of 4, perfectly centered block of four showing distinct ink starvation at extreme left, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, an uncatalogued variety, signed Avi, with his 2010 SBPV certificate.
Sassone 1461 var.
Suggested Bid $90
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Realized $45.
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Lot 10803

Italy, 1978, 5000L Italia, faulty blue variety (Scott 1295 var), top margin vertical pair, showing a distinct "disappearing" of the blue along the vertical center; not noted on the accompanying certificate: the head, Arms and "LIRE" strongly misplaced as well, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F., unlisted, signed Avi, with his 2010 SBPV certificate.
Sassone 1462 var.
Suggested Bid $90
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Realized $45.
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Lot 10804

Italy, 1978, 5000L Italia, shifted head and perforations variety (Scott 1295 var), right margin block of 4, head high, perforations low; from the lower right corner of the pane, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, signed Avi, with his 2010 SBPV certificate.
Sassone 1462b; €80,000 as singles ($89,680).
Suggested Bid $1,000
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Realized $500.
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Lot 10805

Italy, 1987, 20000L Italia, imperforate (Scott 1297 var), top margin strip of 5, o.g., never hinged, a stunning multiple; top margin cut diagonally (not affecting stamps); stained spot on gum of position 5 not noted on accompanying certificate, Very Fine, signed Avi, with his 2010 SBPV certificate.
Sassone 1462Bb; €50,000 as singles ($56,050).
Suggested Bid $850
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Realized $425.
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Lot 10806

Italy, 1980, 50L Rocca di Calascio, two varieties together (Scott 1412 var), top margin vertical pair, with perforations shifted (CEI #1527c), resulting in the top stamp missing its "ITALIA" inscription (CEI #1527d), o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F., signed Avi, with his 2010 SBPV certificate.
Sassone 1527c+1527d; €15,750 ($17,660).
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $100.
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Lot 10807

Italy, 1980, 100L Aragonese Castle, color and registration variety (Scott 1415 var), right margin vertical pair, blue missing; the black out of alignment, giving rise to a ghost castle, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.+, a fun error, unlisted, signed Avi, his 2010 SBPV certificate accompanying.
Sassone 1530 var.
Suggested Bid $90
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Realized $45.
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Lot 10808

Italy, 1980, 150L Castle of Miramare, perforation and design errors (Scott 1417 var), top margin vertical pair, the pair misperforated (CEI #1532a), the top stamp thus with "ITALIA" omitted (CEI #1532b), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a pretty pair, signed Avi, his 2010 SBPV certificate accompanies.
Sassone 1532a+1532b; €15,750 ($17,660).
Suggested Bid $120
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Realized $60.
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Lot 10809

Italy, 1980, 150L Castle of Miramare, shifted perforations and value omitted varieties (Scott 1417 var), bottom right corner margin block of 4, with denomination missing on two lower stamps, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F., signed Avi, with his 2010 SBPV certificate.
Sassone 1532a+1532b; €31,500 ($35,310).
Suggested Bid $325
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Realized $170.
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Lot 10810

Italy, 1980, 450L Castle of Bosa, "disappearing print" variety (Scott 1425 var), a weak, and weakening, impression—but attention-grabbing nonetheless, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, unlisted, signed Avi, with his 2010 SBPV certificate.
Sassone 1540 var.
Suggested Bid $140
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Realized $70.
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Lot 10811

Italy, 1980, 450L Castle of Bosa, shifted perforations variety (Scott 1425 var), left margin vertical pair, a striking pair, with one complete stamp design transected twice, plus portions of three surrounding designs, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, one to make you look twice, signed Avi, his 2010 SBPV certificate accompanying.
Sassone 1540b; €25,000 ($28,020).
Suggested Bid $325
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Realized $170.
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Lot 10812

Italy, 1980, 450L Castle of Bosa, misperforated and missing colors variety (Scott 1425 var), top margin block of 4, a beautiful foursome, the upper two stamps with "ITALIA" omitted, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, unlisted, signed Avi, with his 2010 SBPV certificate accompanying.
Sassone 1540 var.
Suggested Bid $325
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Realized $170.
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Lot 10813

Italy, 1980, 500L Castle of Rovereto, shifted perforations and "ITALIA" omitted variety (Scott 1426 var), top margin vertical pair, a lovely couple, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, signed Avi, with his 2010 SBPV certificate.
Sassone 1541b+1541c; €25,000 ($28,020).
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $100.
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Lot 10814

Italy, 1980, 600L Scaligero Castle, imperforate at bottom variety (Scott 1427 var), bottom margin single, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F., signed Avi, with his 2010 SBPV certificate.
Sassone 1542b; €9,000 ($10,090).
Suggested Bid $120
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Realized $60.
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Lot 10815

Italy, 1980, 600L Scaligero Castle, green only and misperforated (Scott 1427 var), vertical pair, a striking print, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F., unlisted, signed Avi, with his 2010 SBPV certificate.
Sassone 1542 var.
Suggested Bid $500
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Realized $250.
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Lot 10816

Italy, 1980, 700L Castle of Ivrea, shifted perforations and missing "ITALIA" varieties (Scott 1428 var), top margin vertical pair, the pair misperforated (CEI #1543b), the top with country name omitted (CEI #1543c)—with colors misregistered to boot, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F., signed Avi, with his 2010 SBPV certificate.
Sassone 1543b+1543c; €15,750 ($17,660).
Suggested Bid $120
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Realized $60.
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Lot 10817

Italy, 1980, 700L Castle of Ivrea, violet only variety (Scott 1428 var), monochrome rather than its normal multicolor, o.g., never hinged; pulled perforation center top, not mentioned on accompanying certificate, nevertheless, near Very Fine, a real attention-grabber, signed Avi, with his 2010 SBPV certificate.
Sassone 1543f; €12,500 ($14,010).
Suggested Bid $160
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Realized $80.
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Lot 10818

Italy, 1980, 700L Castle of Ivrea, shifted perforations variety (Scott 1428 var), right margin block of 4, only four, despite the certificate stating six (and corrected in manuscript), o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F., signed Avi, his 2010 SBPV certificate accompanies.
Sassone 1543b; €13,000 as singles ($14,570).
Suggested Bid $120
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Realized $60.
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Lot 10819

Italy, 1980, 900L Castle of St. Peter, colors shifted and missing variety (Scott 1430 var), a colorful oddball, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F., unlisted, signed Avi, with his 2010 SBPV certificate accompanying.
Sassone 1545 var.
Suggested Bid $90
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Realized $45.
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Lot 10820

Italy, 1980, 1000L Castle of Montagnana, orange omitted variety (Scott 1431 var), o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F., absolutely nothing fruity about this stamp, signed Avi, with 2010 SBPV certificate accompanying.
Sassone 1546d; €12,500 ($14,010).
Suggested Bid $120
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Realized $60.
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Lot 10821

Italy, 1990, 750L Rocca di Urbisaglia, vanishing bottom variety (Scott 1659 var), a superb example missing almost all of the green at the bottom of the design, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, signed Avi, with his 2010 SBPV certificate.
Sassone 1543Ag; €7,500 ($8,410).
Suggested Bid $80
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Realized $40.
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Lot 10822

Italy, 1990, 750L Rocca di Urbisaglia, green faulty (Scott 1659 var), left margin block of 4, the Italians call it "stampa in basso evanescente" ("the stamp disappears at the bottom"): a weak or nearly non-existent printing of the green at the base of the design; a striking error, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, unlisted, signed Avi, with his 2010 SBPV certificate.
Sassone 1543Ag; €30,000 as singles ($33,630).
Suggested Bid $325
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Realized $170.
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Lot 10823

Italy, 1988, 750L Castle of Venafro, shifted printing variety (Scott 1665 var), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, signed Avi, with his 2010 SBPV certificate (catalogue number corrected in manuscript).
Sassone 1549Ga; €9,000 ($10,090).
Suggested Bid $70
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Realized $36.
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Lot 10824

Italy, 1988, 750L Castle of Venafro, imperforate (Scott 1665 var), horizontal pair, very nicely centered, o.g., never hinged, fresh, Very Fine, unlisted, signed Avi, with his 2010 SBPV certificate (catalogue number corrected in manuscript).
Sassone 1549G var.
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $100.
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Lot 10825

Italy, 1988, 750L Castle of Venafro, imperforate (Scott 1665 var), block of 4, o.g., never hinged, choice, Very Fine, unlisted, signed Avi, with his 2010 SBPV certificate (catalogue number corrected in manuscript).
Sassone 1549G var.
Suggested Bid $500
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Realized $250.
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Lot 10826

Italy, 1988, 650L National Soccer Championships, error of color (Scott 1743 var), left margin single, the "Milan blue"—with yellow omitted, green areas of issued stamp appear blue, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, turn Italy's own goal to your collection's advantage, signed Avi, with 2005 SBPV/ASEP photo certificate.
Sassone 1954B; €27,000 ($30,270).
Suggested Bid $1,300
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Realized $650.
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Lot 10827

Italy, 1988, 650L National Soccer Championships, yellow omitted (Scott 1743 var.), the so-called "Milan blue", o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, signed M. Raybaudi, with his 1990 certificate.
Sassone 1836a; €27,000 ($30,270).
Suggested Bid $500
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Realized $250.
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Lot 10828

Italy, 1992, 850L Castle of Arechi, shifted colors and missing blue variety (Scott 1866 var), black, magenta and yellow each misaligned, blue omitted, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F., unlisted, signed Avi, accompanied by his 2010 SBPV certificate.
Sassone 1544A var.
Suggested Bid $90
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Realized $45.
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Lot 10829

Italy, 2004, 45c Venus of Urbina, missing value (black) (Scott 2447 var), complete pane of 100, an astonishing variety without denomination, o.g., never hinged, Post Office Fresh, Very Fine, catalogs at €450 each stamp, with 2016 SBPV/ASEP Avi certificate.
Sassone 2370Aa; €45,000 ($50,440).
Suggested Bid $1,000
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Realized $500.
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Lot 10830
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Italy, 1923, Black Shirts complete (Scott B17-B19), F.-V.F.
Sassone 147-149; €600 ($670). Scott $480 .
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $40.
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Lot 10831

Italy, Airmail, 1930, 7.70L Balbo Trans-Atlantic Flight (Scott C27), used on piece, F.-V.F., scarce.
Sassone 25. Scott $1,600 .
Suggested Bid $425
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Realized $225.
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Lot 10832
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Italy, Airmail, 1932, 100L Dante Alighieri Society (Scott C34), F.-V.F.
Sassone 41. Scott $950 .
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $100.
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Lot 10833
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Italy, Airmail, 1933 Zeppelin complete (Scott C42-C47), light cancels, rich colors, F.-V.F.
Sassone S.1508. Scott $2,690 .
Suggested Bid $500
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Realized $250.
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Lot 10834
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Italy, Airmail, 1933, Balbo Trans-Atlantic Flight complete (Scott C48-C49), F.-V.F., C49 signed.
Sassone S.1509 var. Scott $4,000 .
Suggested Bid $850
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Realized $425.
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Lot 10835

Italy, Airmail, 1934, Soccer complete (Scott C62-C65), o.g., lightly hinged, F.-V.F.
Sassone S.1513. Scott $134 .
Suggested Bid $45
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Realized $24.
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Lot 10836
Italy, 1930, aviation History Vignettes, set of eight depicting major Italian aviation events between 1826 and 1930, Extremely Fine, rare, .
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $30.
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Lot 10837
Italy, 1930, Italy-Brazil transtlantic flight, 22 stamps commem. this historic flight including 15 images of the crew (part sets) & 7 other designs, all are scarce, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $90
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Realized $45.
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Lot 10838
Italy, 1932-50 aviation exhibition stamps, 49 stamps, wide range of events including a number of scarce 1947 postwar issues rarely seen, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 10839
Italy, 1933, Italy Flight, 11 sheets of 16, various colors, Zep over Roman sites, interesting group, Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $90
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Realized $45.
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Lot 10840

Italy, 1926 Crashed in Pavia Addressed to Trieste, pair 30c (103) & 60c (C4) that crashed in Pavia and was addressed to Trieste, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 10841

Italy, 1928, First Flight Milan to Baden via Monaco, pair #82 with C7 on 30c postal card (H&G 66) on first flight cover to Baden via Monaco, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 10842
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Italy, Special Delivery, 1903-33 complete (Scott E1-E15), F.-V.F. Scott $310 .
Suggested Bid $70
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Realized $36.
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Lot 10843
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Italy, Special Delivery, 1903-25 complete (Scott E1-E13), F.-V.F. Scott $237 .
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 10844

Italy, Postage Due, 1863, 10c yellow (Scott J1), vertical pair, uncanceled on a folded address leaf from Rome to Florence, franked with Roman States 5b black on rose (6) tied by Rome c.d.s., 14 Jan 1866, backstamped Florence, 15 Jan; some toning, the pair of Dues cut is in at right and the 5b has a heavy file crease running through it, Fine, signed Avi, with his 2018 certificate.
Sassone S 1.
Suggested Bid $80


The 5b was the internal Roman States rate, but Florence was in Tuscany, thus the 20c Postage Due
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Realized $40.
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Lot 10845

Italy, Postage Due, 1903, 2L blue & magenta (Scott J16), used with 5c & two 10c Dues (J5-6) tied by Parma c.d.s.s, 20 Aug 1928 on a Registered Official cover sent by railway post from the Ministry of Communications in Bologna on 18 Aug; reduced irregular at right.
Sassone S 29.
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 10846
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Italy, Postage Due, 1884-1903, 50L-100L complete (Scott J21-J24), F.-V.F. Scott $210 .
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 10847

Italy, Postage Due, 1890-91, 30c on 2c buff & magenta (Scott J27), o.g., bright and fresh, V.G.-Fine, signed A. Diena.
Sassone S 19; €1,200 ($1,340). Scott $2,000 .
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 10848
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Italy, Officials, 1875, 2c-10L complete (Scott O1-O8), F.-V.F.
Sassone S.1700. Scott $479 .
Suggested Bid $120
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Realized $60.
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Lot 10849
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Italy, Nice Collection, 1863-1960s, several hundred mint and used stamps in a beat-up Sassone album; many premium sets and singles especially of the popular 1920s and '30s; note used 1863-77 sets complete (Scott #24-33), 1878 surcharged Officials complete (#37-44), 1921 Trieste seal (#130-132), 1926 1.25L Emmanuel III perf 11 (#176a), 1926 Semi-Postal top values (#B28-B29), a nice range of the 1930s with lots of better complete sets including 1932 Dante (#268-279), Fascist March (#290-305), 1933 Holy Year (#310-314), 1934 Football (#324-328), 1935 Bellini (#349-354), Octavianus (#377-386), 1937 Artists (#387-396), etc.; some typical dubious cancels as always and some occasional toning considered, F.-V.F., please inspect.
Suggested Bid $250
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Realized $130.
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Lot 10850

Italian Social Republic, Special Delivery, 1944, 1.25L green, Genoa printing (Scott E1 var.), position 14, used with 50c violet, Rome printing (3, Sas. 493), tied by Genoa Railroad Express c.d.s., 14 Apr 1944, on cover to Brescia, backstamped Limone sul Garda, 17 Apr, F.-V.F., signed M. Raybaudi, with 1999 Raybaudi certificate.
Sassone E 21 var.; €225 off cover ($250).
Suggested Bid $90
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Realized $45.
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Lot 10851
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Italy: Trieste Zone A, 1948 Airmail Overprinted A.M.G. F.T.T. (Scott C16), F.-V.F. Scott $350 .
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 10852
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Italian C.L.N. Local: Barge, 1945, 50c violet (Sassone 4), Very Fine, only 400 issued, signed Avi.
Sassone €650 ($730).
Suggested Bid $45
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Realized $32.
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Lot 10853

Italian C.L.N. Local: Cuvio, 1945, Bandieri Brothers, both types in se-tenant pairs (Sassone 1-6/S.10-11), o.g., lightly hinged, Very Fine, only 300 mint sets were issued, plus another sets of pairs were affixed to envelopes.
Sassone €5,000 ($5,600).
Suggested Bid $250
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Realized $130.
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Lot 10854
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Italy: Fiume, Veglia, 1920, 5c-25c Overprint complete, wide "VEGLIA" (Scott 128a-131a), tied by First Day cancels, 13 Nov 1920, on a presentation sheetlet (part of a ledger page) with manuscript inscription, "L'incaracata p. S. Paolo, Elirra Dall'Aegua"; few trivial light perforation tones, F.-V.F.
Sassone 1-4. Scott $1,125+ .
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 10855

Italy: Fiume, 1920, 1L d'Abruzzi, imperf between (Scott 95 var.), horizontal pair, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $45
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Realized $24.
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Lot 10856

Italy: Fiume, 1920, "Reggenza Italiana del Carnaro" overprints, 1c on 5c to 5L on 10c (Scott 104-120), the set complete, less the 10L value; great colors and overprints, o.g., hinged, Very Fine, 1L & 2L values signed. Scott $680 .
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $50.
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Lot 10857

Italy: Fiume, 1920, Carnaro issue, 4 different (Scott 116, 117, 119, 120), o.g., F.-V.F. Scott $341 .
Suggested Bid $90
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Realized $45.
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Lot 10858
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Italy: Fiume, 1919 2c Postage Due Strip of Four Imperf Between (Scott J13var), strip of four 2¢ postage due imperf between 2nd & 3rd stamps, Fiume cds, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 10859

Italian Offices in the Turkish Empire, 1922, Trieste Philatelic Congress complete (Scott 18), not affecting perfs, scarce stamp, F.-V.F. Scott $1,600 .
Suggested Bid $250
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Realized $225.
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Lot 10860

Italian Occupation of the Aegean Islands, 1934, World Cup Soccer (Scott 31-35), o.g., F.-V.F. Scott $530 .
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 10861

Italian Occupation of Rhodes, 1930, Hydrological Congress, 5c to 30c part set (Scott 29-33), o.g., lightly hinged, F.-V.F. Scott $328 .
Suggested Bid $80
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Realized $40.
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Lot 10862
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Italian Colonies: Cyrenaica, 1930, Welfare set complete (Scott B25-B28), o.g., some never hinged / some hinged, F.-V.F. Scott $225 .
Suggested Bid $70
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Realized $38.
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Lot 10863

Italian Colonies: Eritrea, 1930 Pictorials, 2c-10L complete (Scott 119-128), o.g., never hinged, incredibly fresh, F.-V.F.
Sassone 155-164; €400 ($450). Scott $310 .
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $34.
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Lot 10864
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Italian Colonies: Eritrea, 1893, "Colonia Eritrea" on 1879 20c orange (Scott 5), o.g., Fine.
Sassone 5; €240 ($270). Scott $375 .
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 10865

Italian Colonies: Eritrea, 1930 Voluntary Militia complete (Scott B29-B32), o.g., never hinged, post office fresh, F.-V.F.
Sassone 170-173; €700 ($780). Scott $560 .
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 10866

Italian Colonies: Eritrea, Parcel Post, 1916, Small "ERITREA" overprint, 4L slate (Scott Q8), o.g., lightly hinged, exceptionally fresh, Fine.
Sassone PP 8; €1,100 ($1,230). Scott $875 .
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 10867

Italian Colonies: Ethiopia, 1936, Victor Emmanuel III complete (Scott N1-N7), o.g., lightly hinged, Very Fine. Scott $126 .
Suggested Bid $45
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Realized $24.
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Lot 10868

Italian Colonies: Libya, 1929, 1st Tripoli Sample Fair nearly complete (Scott B17-B21), missing only the high value, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F. Scott $175 .
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $34.
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Lot 10869

Italian Colonies: Tripolitania, 1934, Colonial Arts Exhibition complete (Scott 73-78), used with Libya 5c black & green on registered cover from Tripoli to Rome, 16-21 Oct 1934, the First Day of issue; all-over toning, otherwise Fine, a rare First Day Cover.
Sassone 94/99.
Suggested Bid $80
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Realized $40.
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