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Lot 537
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Italian Area, Magnifico Hoard, 1860's-1980's. Many hundreds and probably thousands of better sets and singles packed into two shoe box size boxes, plus many additional loose glassines, stock pages and album pages, many of which have been identified in older glassines or approval cards, that has been accumulated and squirreled away with so many better singles, here are just a few examples: Cyrenaica CB1-6, Dalmatia 8, J3, J4, Eritrea 47-48, 91-93 (9), Italy 33, 79, 92, several stamps with advertising tabs, 140-42 (7), 162-64, 165-68 (5), 169, 197-200, 213-31 (5 mint, 1 used set), 258-64 (2), 268-79, 290-305, 324-8, 328, 377-86 (2), 413-18, 487, 495-506, 518 (7), 526-7 (2 NH), 661 (2), B20-25, C1-6, C8-12, C23-26, C41 NH block, C62-65, C66-72, C79-83, C95-99, D9-14, E11, Q24, NJ14-16, offices in Jerusalem 1-6, 8, Aegean Islands: Dodacanese 31, C28, C31, CE1-2, AMG C6, E1-7, Q1-8, Oltre Guiba 21-3 (9), San Marino 404-10 and Yugoslavia 94-104, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance, it's not hard to imagine the huge Scott value that will appear with just minimal processing.
Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.
Current Bid$3,750
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Lot 538
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Italian Area, Valuable Mint and Used Collection, 1879-1956. In a well-filled Scott album in overall very good condition; a wide array of expensive and hard-to-find issues present, such as Italy 1889 and 1891 to 5L, ever-popular issues of the 1920s and '30s, many Airmail issues, good Back-of-the-Book; Territories including better Fiume and Rhodes, Occupations, World War II with expensive issues of the Ionian Islands; and Colonies including good Eritrea, Libya, Somaliland, etc., etc.; partly plundered but still with massive catalogue value and many key items remaining, Fine to Very Fine or better.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Current Bid$1,500
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Lot 539
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Italian Area, Collection, 1850's-1980's. Thousands of sets and souvenir sheets on stock cards, envelopes, loose album pages, mini collections of loose album pages, three stock books and an album, containing plenty of premium items scattered throughout, with better items that include several 1930's Italian Colonies ominbus sets, Italy 130-35 NH blocks of four, 258-64 NH blocks of four, 275-76 NH blocks of four, 331-338 NH blocks of four, Vatican City 155a (3) and a nice little collection of Italian States with a high level of completion adding up to many tens of thousands of dollars worth of catalog value if all genuine, a great collection with many desirable pieces that with a tiny amount of work will have great potential, o.g., some never hinged / some hinged, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Current Bid$1,300
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Lot 540
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Italian Area, Accumulation / Stock, 1860's-1970's. In twelve small boxes full of stamps, mostly in individual glassines plus a couple stock books and a group of album and stock pages, with some interesting fascist government partial sheets, plenty of catalog value worth of Fiume, a nice section of Aegean islands, some good pockets of Italian Colonies packed onto stock pages, AMG, Colonies, Fiume with some overprints of Hungary issues, Rhodes 15-20 (17), several pages of early Italian East Africa, pages stacked with early Kingdom issues and 1920's and 1930's commemoratives, generally Fine to Very Fine, after just a little bit of sorting and processing, there is a lot of potential to generate serious value.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid$1,000
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Lot 541
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Italian Area, Better Quality Dealer Stock, Mostly From 1879-2000's. Neatly organized in hundreds of glassines and dealer "104 cards", with many great fresh complete sound sets with Scott values from a little under a dollar to a little over $100, consisting of Cyrenaica, Eritrea, Fiume, Italy (including 24-25, 46, 90, 114, 140-42 x2, 182a, 385, 386, 392-96, 495-506, 515-517, B20-B25 x2, C3-C9, C10-C11, C23-C26, C79-C83, C95-C99, EY1a, O8), Italian Socialist Republic, Italy - Aegean Islands, Italy Trieste, San Marino (including 327-34 x2, C90 x2), Somalia J13a and Vatican City, o.g., mostly never hinged, generally Fine to Very Fine.
2017 Scott $10,200+ (Owner's) Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 542
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Italian States, Bellissimo Reference Accumulation, 1850's-60's. Many hundreds of stamps and reprints unsorted and mostly unidentified that would make a wonderful project for an expert (or person who wants to be an expert) of Italian States, this group of stamps was found among a holding that hasn't been looked at for about 30 years, so who knows what might be here, this lot has some amazing potential to find some better high Scott singles, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid$1,000
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Lot 543
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Italian States, Bella Reference Collection, 1850's-1860's. Hundreds of stamps in blocks, singles and sheets, neatly presented by state with notes identifying the occasional forger, this could be a great tool to help with expertising Italian States, this group of stamps was found among a holding that hasn't been looked at for about 30 years, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 544
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Italian States: Lombardy-Venetia, Captivating Cancels Collection. Lovingly arranged on Lighthouse stockpages; stamps organized by issue and denomination, with multiples throughout providing a wide range of cities and cancel types; note a margin strip of three 15c imperforates bearing three full Verona strikes, covers from Venice with various certificates or signatures, Steamship cover, a Revenue used as postage on cover; beautiful cogwheel, box, straightline, target and c.d.s. cancels, etc., etc.; a few mint included, Very Fine cancels, inspection invited.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 545
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Italian States: Naples & Sicily/Two Sicilies, Collection, 1858-1861. On quadrille page, containing Naples group of 1g-20g coat of arms issues with boxed ANNULL cancel, Sicily 1859 Ferdinand II set, Scott 11 used with APS certificate, Neapolitan Province 1861 set which appears genuine, but should be viewed and verified before bidding, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 546
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Italian States: Papal/Roman States, Mint Hinged and Used Parallel Collection, 1852-68. On album pages in folder, the unquestionable highlights being #10 (certificate), 10a (signed) and 11 (certificate); much else besides; tough material not often found all together, Fine to Very Fine, inspection invited.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 547

Italian States: Sicily, Selection of 19 Classic Covers, 1854-65. The group comprises (used within the Italian States unless noted) Scott #2 (3 covers), 2a (1), 5 (3), 8 (1), 10+11 (2), 10b+11 pair (1), 10c+12d (1, to France), 11 strip of 3 plus single, 11j+13d (1, to France), 12d+13d (1, to England), 13 (1, to France), 13d (1, to Switzerland), and P1 (2 printed circulars, each with a pair); all but one—a #2 cover—have either 2018 Avi (13) or 2009 Sismondo (5) certificates. Estimated Scott value is well over $11,000, condition is generally Fine to Very Fine, most of the stamps having three margins.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 548
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Italy, Dealer's eBay Stock, mostly from 1862-1950's. Each set in glassines, each identified with descriptions and prices, containing (mint, mostly o.g. with the occasional no gum, unless noted otherwise): Italian States: Tuscany 5 used, 14 used, Italy: 20, 26, 27, 28, 31 (2), 34a, 35, 36, 38, 39, 44, 46, 47, 48, 49 (2), 52, 54, 58-63 (2), 65, 66, 67, 78, 81, 83 (2), 85, 90 (2), 93, 111 (2), 115 NH, 115-18, 117-18, 119-22, 133var (2 NH, unused Gray value, Sassone 116A), 140-42 (2 NH), 142A-42C, 165-69, 201-10, 209-10 NH, 232-38 NH, 248-56 NH, 258-64 NH, 265-67 NH, 280-89 NH, 290-305 NH, 331-41, 345-47, 345-48, 348 NH, 349-54 NH, 349-54, 359-66 NH, 367-76, 377-86, 377-86 NH, 400-9, 432, 477 NH, 488, 488 NH, 519-25 NH, B1-4 NH, B6, B9, B11, B11a, B15A, B30-33 (2), C3-9 (2), C34 NH, C62-65 NH, C73-78 NH, C95-99, C100-6 NH, note after E8 (Sassone 8) Unissued value (2 NH), E11, J11, J15, J21-24, J54-64 (2 NH), J65-78, P1, Q2, Q7-13, Q16, Q17, Q18, Q19, Q37-48 NH, Q55-60 NH, Q61-76, QY5-11 NH, Advertising Label Sassone 2, 14, 18, 20, Commission Service Sassone 1-3, 4-6, Postage for Orders Sassone 1-6 NH, used: 20, 37-44, 41a, 72, 118, 177c, 177d, 278, 279, 310-14, B7 (3), B10a, B11, E7, J9a, J23-24, P1, Q1-6, Q2, Advertising Labels Sassone 10, Commission Service Sassone 4, Emissions Di. Franchigia Sassone 5-6, 8-10, 19-22, 24-29, 28 (2), 38-41, 62-65, 67, 70 and 72-75. Owners Scott value $61,000, plus an additional €8,800+ worth of Sassone listed issues. Viewing is recommended to double check identification or condition., generally Fine to Very Fine, a great stock of better singles.
Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.
Current Bid$3,750
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Lot 549
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Italy, Used Collection, 1882-1950. Housed in a Braunschweig springback album, we note excellent classics with 17-21, 37-44, 45-50, 53-56, 58-63, 119-122, 124-125, 159-164, 242-246, 268-279, 290-305, 324-328, C1-C2, C42-C47, C62-C65, C66-C72, Q1-Q6, with postage dues, pneumatics, parcel posts, used collections are seldom seen this nice, be sure and check her out, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $28,000 (Owner's) Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Current Bid$2,000
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Lot 550
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Italy, Mint Collection, 1901-50. Presented on stock pages, a dizzying selection of mint Italy with many sets, includes but not limited to 165-170, 258-264, 268-279, 290-305, 413-418 (3), B17-B19, C28-C33 (2), C42-C47, E9 (2), Q1-Q6, some uncommon items present, inspection urged, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $10,000+ Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid$1,000
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Lot 551
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Italy, Mint Stock, 1920-60. On display cards, includes mint 143-146, 331-341, 345-348, 377-386, 412-418, 495-506, B17-B19 (4), C1-C2, C89-C94 (3), C95-C98, used B17-B19, B20-B25, nice material for your inventory, inspection invited, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $5,000+ (Owner's) Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 552
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Italy & Colonies, Dealer Stock, 1870's-1990's. Approximately 350 dealer tear pages, neatly organized in nine dealer counter books, with many great fresh complete sound sets with 2004-2012 Scott values ranging from a couple dollars to over $100, mostly mint except for the early classic issues, with many complete commemorative sets with a few mint highlights include (mint unless noted otherwise): Cyrenaica C6-11, Eritrea 59-64, C24-29, Italian Colonies, Italy 49, 124-25, 248-56, 268-79, 280-89, 290-305, 331-41, 518 used, C89-94, C95-99, C100-5, E1, offices, Rhodes 15-23, San Marino 169-73, Italian Somalia 164-9, C1-6, Trieste C1-6, Vatican City 35-36, 122-31, 149-53 and E11-12, A, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $6,800+ (Owner's) Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 553
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Italy: Occupations after WWII, Dealer's eBay Stock, 1945-50. Each set in glassines, each identified with descriptions and prices, containing (mint original gum, unless noted otherwise): AMG: 1LN1-13, 1LNC1-7, 1LNE1-2, Italian Socialist Republic 43, 48-51 NH, 117-19, 125, Q1-12, Airmail Sassone 117-19, Parcel Post Sassone 36-42 NH, 43, 46, Postage Due Sassone 69-72 NH, Propaganda di Guerra Sassone 13/I-24/I (2 NH), Tax Stamp Sassone 53, 54, Trieste A - 15-17 NH, 58-69 NH, 70-89 NH, C13 NH, C16 NH, EY1-5 NH, J7-15 NH, Q1-12 NH. Viewing is recommended to double check identification or condition., generally Fine to Very Fine, a great stock of better singles.
Sassone €10,300+ ($12,570).
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 554
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Italy: Trieste Zone A, Mint Collection, 1948-54. Very clean collection with many complete sets mounted on album pages, includes 1-14, 15-17, 18-29, 36-39, 42-44, 58-69, C1-C6, C13-16, C20-C28, E1-E4, EY3, postage dues complete, Q1-Q12, Q13-Q26, QY1-QY4, as nice a set as you will eber find, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $5,900 Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Current Bid$600
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Lot 555

Italy: Trieste Zone A, Postal History Collection, 1947-52. A selection of 115 cards & covers mostly from Trieste Zone A in a binder, starts with 3 mint & 1 used cards from Venezia Giulia, then mint Zone A cards, 10L & 20L lettersheets, cover with E5, registered cover to NYC franked with 18-21, 23 & 29, air mail cover with C4-C6, airmail cover with C16, EY3 on cover, with many first day covers towards the end of the album, enormous catalog values, inspection urged, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 556
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Italy: Fiume, Dealer's eBay Stock, 1918-24. Each set in glassines, each identified with descriptions and prices with only slight duplication, containing (used, unless noted otherwise): 3-6, 8-19, 20, 27-43, 27-43 mint, 42-43, 113, 121, 134-48, 145, 149-60, 184-95 (2), B4-15, B6-15 mint, E4-5 (2), E5 (2 LH), E12-13 NH, E16-17, J1-3 used on pieces, J1 LH, J3 mint, J4c-12c used on pieces. Viewing is recommended to double check identification, condition or possible forgeries, generally Fine to Very Fine, a great stock of better singles.
Scott $11,200+ (Owner's) Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 557
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Italy: Fiume, Mint and Used Collection with Duplicates, 1918-24. Nicely mounted and written-up (in French) collection plus a stockbook of mainly duplicates, includes (mint unless noted); 27-43 (mint & used), 122-127, 125a, 172-83, B4-15 (tied on 4 pieces), etc., plus several very high value philatelic covers of the Hungarian overprints including J1c-12c on one cover signed Mondolfi, condition is just about all Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid$400
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Lot 558
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Italian Post Offices Abroad, Beautiful Mint and Used Collection / Stock, 1874-1923. On stockpages featuring, among others, Janina #11 mint; Smyrna #7; Turkish Empire #6 (2, 1 mint), 7 mint, 8, 42-43 mint, 53 mint (2), 54-55 mint (3 each); Valona #7 mint, etc.; great catalogue value and material not seen every day, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 559
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Italian Post Offices Abroad, Dealer's eBay Stock, 1874-1921. Each set in glassines, each identified with descriptions and prices, containing (mint original gum, unless noted otherwise): Italy Offices Abroad 3 no gum, 5 regummed, 6 no gum, 11, Offices in Crete 6, Offices in Africa 4, Bengasi 1 used, Offices in Turkey 7, 18, 20D, 21, Durazzo Sassone 7. Viewing is recommended to double check identification or condition., generally Fine to Very Fine, a great stock of better singles.
Scott $5,000+ (Owner's) Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 560
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Italian Colonies, Mint and Used Stock, 1910-44. Comprehensive stock of a few thousand neatly arranged according to Sassone in three large stockbooks; loaded with better stamps, only a small sample of which includes (Scott numbers, mint unless noted) Eritrea #24, 58-64 (never hinged), Manzoni complete (5L lightly hinged but just Fine), Italian East Africa #17 (never hinged), C2 (2 never hinged), Libya 10 & 12 (never hinged), 61 used, C1-2 (3 never hinged), Oltre Giuba 18-20, J1-7, Somalia 40-50 (never hinged), 70-77 (3), and much, much more; quantities are modest, usually not more than 3-5 of a number, and condition is well above average for this type of lot, as can be seen from the highlights, there is a good amount of never hinged scattered throughout., approximate 90% of stamps being Fine to Very Fine, 2006 Sassone value approaches €40,000 and is, no doubt, much higher now. A very valuable lot.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
Current Bid$2,500
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Lot 561
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Italian Colonies, Dealer's eBay Stock, 1892-1950. Each set in glassines, each identified with descriptions and prices with only slight duplication, containing (mint original gum, unless noted otherwise): Cyrenaica 59-64 NH, C6-11, C18-19 used, C24-29 NH, Dalmatia J1-4 NH, Eritrea 4 (2), 5 (3), 6, 11, 21, 22, 24 (3), 46 NH, 47, 49a, 81-87, 105-6 NH, 106 (2 NH), 107A NH, 109-15 NH, 119-33, B4 NH block of four, B29-31, E2, J10a, J12-13, Q1 (2), Postage for Money, Sassone 1-6, Service Commission, Sassone 1-3, Libya 16 (1 NH, 2 mint), Oltre Guiba J7-8 NH, Postage for Money, Sassone 1-6, Somalia 20 NH block of four, 41-50, 67a, 83-96, 100-1, 156-63, B1-4, B2-3 used, J7 used, J15-17 NH, J20, J32-41, Q56-64, Tripolitania 73-78 NH, C8-15 used, C21-26 used, C27-28 used, C38-42 used, C43-48 NH, Vatican City 41-46 and 41-46 used. Viewing is recommended to double check identification or condition., generally Fine to Very Fine, A great stock of better singles.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000.
Current Bid$1,800
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Lot 562
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Italian Colonies, Fantastic Mint and Used Collection, 1893-1960. Neatly arranged in two stockbooks arranged by territory; mint and used (often parallel), with regular and commemorative issues, Airs and other Back-of-the-Book; much better and unusual material, including British Occupation of Italian Africa issues; a must for the aficionado, Fine to Very Fine, view to appreciate fully.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Current Bid$1,500
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Lot 563

Italian Colonies, Italian Africa, Mint Collection, 1912-42. Outstanding collection balance of Italian Colonies General Issues plus Italian East Africa, Cyrenaica, Libya & Tripolitania in a Marini hingeless album with slipcase; includes plenty of $50-$100+ sets and singles; a few highlights would include Cyrenaica 5L Manzoni (no gum), Libya 12 (never hinged), 13, 20-31, 62-64, B38-47, B53-54 (never hinged), C1-2 (never hinged), C4-7, Tripolitania C42, etc.; condition, with very few exceptions, is clean throughout, with a good number of never hinged, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 564
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Italian Occupation of the Aegean Islands, Dealer's eBay Stock, 1912-1940. Each set in glassines, each identified with descriptions and prices with only slight duplication, containing (mint, mostly o.g. with the occasional NH, unless noted otherwise): Aegean Islands 1-2, 1 NH, 2 NH, 12-18, 19-30 used, 32-33 used, C1-3 (3 NH), CE1-2 used, C15-19, C20-25 used, Caso 9-10, 10, 17-26 (2), Calchi 9-10, Calino 9-10, 17-26, Castellorizo 56 NH, 57 NH, 58 NH, 80-89, Coo 1-8 NH, 1-8, 1-4, 2 (2), 6 NH, 6-8, 10, 17-26, Lero 6 NH, 9-10, 10 NH, 17-26, Lisso 9 NH, 17-26, Nisiro 1-4, 1-4 NH, 5 NH, 6-8, 6-8 NH, 10 (2), 17-26, Patmo 5 NH, 9-10, 17-26, Piscopi 1-8 NH, 5 NH, 17-26, Rhodes 4, 10, 13 (2), 23, 45-53 NH, 64-70 NH, Scarpanto 1-8 NH, 9-10, 17-26, Simi 1-3 NH, 4, 5 NH, 5-8 NH, 9-10, 17-26, Stampalia 5 NH and Vaglia 1-6 NH. Viewing is recommended to double check identification or condition., generally Fine to Very Fine, a great stock of better singles.
Scott $19,800+ (Owner's) Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Current Bid$1,500
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Lot 565

Italian Colonies: Libya, Beautiful, Mostly Mint Hinged Collection, 1912-51. On Scott album pages in binder; contains Italian Libya #1-15, 16 & 19 (never hinged), 20-31, 47a, 49a, 52a, 54a, 58a (no gum); Italian Tripoli full set of First through Eighth Samples Fair issues; Italian Cyrenaica #1-4, 5-10, 16 (a Manzoni!), C18-C19, CB1-CB10; Libya #111 (never hinged), 112-121 (never hinged, 2), 122-134, etc., Fine to Very Fine, a nice collection of tough material.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Current Bid$1,300
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Lot 566

Italian Colonies: Libya, Beautiful Mint Hinged Collection, 1912-25. On album pages, including Libya #1-15, 16, 19, 20-21, E3-E6, E7-E8, J1-J10, J11, Q1-Q13 and Cyrenaica #B5-B6, etc., Fine to Very Fine, pretty; inspect.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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