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Sale 5135

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Stamps and Postal History
including Material from the Langs Stock


Italy




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Lot 5927

Italy, 1865, Victor Emmanuel II, 5c slate green, Turin printing (Scott 26), traces of o.g., Fine.
Sassone T16. Scott $225 as no gum .
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 5928

Italy, 1979, 2000L blue & green, head omitted (Scott 1292 var.), color evanesent, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, with a 2004 Chiavarello certificate.
Sassone 1439 var.
Suggested Bid $45
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Lot 5929

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 $28
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Lot 5930

Italy, 1979, 3000L Italia, fading rose variety (Scott 1293 var), right margin vertical strip of 5, a weak print of the central vertical strip in red, most visible on the middle stamp, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F., unlisted, signed Avi, with his 2010 SBPV certificate.
Sassone 1460 var.
Suggested Bid $32
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Lot 5931

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 $28
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Lot 5932

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 $225
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Lot 5933

Italy, 1980, 5L St. Angelo Castle, major misregistration (Scott 1408 var), apparently from the top row of the sheet, the basic stamp design perfectly centered, with secondary frame and castle highlight colors shifted to southwest by 30%, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a striking error.
Sassone 1523 var; €3,500 ($3,920).
Suggested Bid $70
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Lot 5934

Italy, 1980, 10L Sforzesco, major misregistration (Scott 1409 var), the underlying brown and gray properly printed, the secondary black and yellow forcefully out of register, showing portions of four stamps, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, an eye-catcher.
Sassone 1524 var; €3,500 ($3,920).
Suggested Bid $140
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Lot 5935

Italy, 1980, 10L Del Monte Castle, major misregistration (Scott 1410 var), the secondary frame and highlighting colors shifted to southwest, resulting in parts of four stamps appearing over the basic design, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a stunner.
Sassone 1525 var; €3,500 ($3,920).
Suggested Bid $140
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Lot 5936

Italy, 1980, 40L Ursino Castle, major misregistration (Scott 1411 var), a beautiful error, the secondary dark green, blue and orange brown displaced vertically by 40%, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a looker.
Sassone 1526 var; €3,500 ($3,920).
Suggested Bid $140
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Lot 5937

Italy, 1980, 60L St. Mauro Fort, major misregistration (Scott 1413 var), the first printing pass superbly centered, the second (red-brown frame and tower highlights) off, with portions of four stamps appearing, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a lovely example.
Sassone 1528 var; €3,500 ($3,920).
Suggested Bid $140
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Lot 5938

Italy, 1980, 100L Aragonese Castle, major misregistration (Scott 1415 var), with portions of four stamps' frames and castle highlights appearing over the basic design, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a striking error from the popular Castles series.
Sassone 1530d; €3,250 ($3,640).
Suggested Bid $140
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Lot 5939

Italy, 1980, 150L Miramare Castle, major misregistration (Scott 1417 var), with secondary frame and castle highlights shifted, resulting in interesting ghosting, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a pretty stamp.
Sassone 1532c; €3,250 ($3,640).
Suggested Bid $140
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Lot 5940

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 $40
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Lot 5941

Italy, 1980, 450L Castle of Bosa, misperforated and colors omitted variety (Scott 1425 var), top margin vertical pair, black and magenta omitted, the top stamp also missing "ITALIA", o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, unlisted, signed Avi, his 2010 SBPV certificate accompanies.
Sassone 1540 var.
Suggested Bid $70
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Lot 5942

Italy, 1981, 30L Aquila Castle, major misregistration (Scott 1475 var), with portions of four stamps' secondary border and highlight colors displaced, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a real attention-grabber.
Sassone 1525A var; €3,500 ($3,920).
Suggested Bid $140
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Lot 5943

Italy, 1988, 650L National Soccer Championships, error of color (Scott 1743 var), the "Milan blue"with yellow omitted, green areas of issued stamp appear blue, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a striking modern error, signed Raybaudi, with his 1990 certificate accompanying.
Sassone 1836a; €27,000 ($30,270). Bolaffi 1881B.
Suggested Bid $750
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