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Kingdom of Italy continued...

1863-1891 POSTAGE DUES continued...
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
241 og Sassone S#14 Sassone S14, 1870 10L Blue and brown, a select mint single of this rare high value, unusually fresh with luxuriant rich colors on bright white paper, in addition this example is
fairly well centered for both the issue and the value, being much bSassone S#14, 1870 10L Blue and brown, a select mint single of this rare high value, unusually fresh with luxuriant rich colors on bright white paper, in addition this example is fairly well centered for both the issue and the value, being much better centered than most of the few copies that are known in mint condition, an attractive and fine stamp; signed A. D(iena), E(nzo) D(iena) and accompanied by a 1986 Enzo Diena certificate (Scott #J19; $5,000.00). (Image) €8,000

SOLD for $1,500.00
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242 ng Sassone S#14b Sassone S14b, 1870 10L Blue and brown, inverted numeral, an incomparably rare unused example of the inverted numeral error of the Ten Lira 1870 Postage Due issue, especially
attractive with gorgeous rich colors on paper that is bright white andSassone S#14b, 1870 10L Blue and brown, inverted numeral, an incomparably rare unused example of the inverted numeral error of the Ten Lira 1870 Postage Due issue, especially attractive with gorgeous rich colors on paper that is bright white and fresh, the back is as clean as the front, without gum as all examples of this rarity are, in addition this stamp has attractive fine centering with crisp perforations, a choice example of this rarity.Interestingly the used examples of the 10L high value are the most common of the inverted numerals of the 1870 postage dues. Apparently these were virtually all used as the the unused examples are of the greatest rarity. In addition, this is the only Lira value error of the early postage dues that is known mint or unused.The census of this unused error has been noted through the years. At the time of his 1986 certificate Dr. Enzo Diena noted that there were only two examples recorded. The Sassone Catalog now notes that three examples are known and all of them are without gum. This makes this value, along with three other values of this set, among the rarest of the postage due inverted numerals. All are listed but none of these are priced in Sassone. An astounding inverted center rarity of Italy that only appears on the market at infrequent intervals. This stamp is signed E(nzo) Diena and S. Sorani. In addition it is accompanied by a 1986 certificate of Enzo Diena and a 2000 Silvano Sorani certificate (Scott #J19a; unlisted unused). (Image) Est. $20,000-25,000

SOLD for $15,000.00
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243 nh Sassone S#17-19 Sassone S17-19, 1890-91 10c on 2c-30c on 2c Postage Due surcharges cplt., a pristine mint set possessing brilliant colors, full even perforations, plus o.g. that is never
hinged, the 10c on 2c and the 20c have highly unusual excellent centeringSassone S#17-19, 1890-91 10c on 2c-30c on 2c Postage Due surcharges cplt., a pristine mint set possessing brilliant colors, full even perforations, plus o.g. that is never hinged, the 10c on 2c and the 20c have highly unusual excellent centering and have been so cataloged by Sassone, the 30c on 2c has barely fine centering and is cataloged as poorly centered; a nice set in this never hinged quality; all have been signed Raybaudi and two values are signed G. Oliva or A. D(iena), also accompanied by 1996 Raybaudi gold certificate for the set (Scott #J25-27; $2,575.00). (imagea) (imageb) (Image) €6,250

SOLD for $1,000.00
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244 og Sassone S#18 Sassone S18, 1890 20c on 1c Ocher and carmine, an amazingly well centered mint single, a feature that is totally out of character for this early postage due, strong rich colors,
o.g., h.r., extremely fine Sassone catalog value is for excellentSassone S#18, 1890 20c on 1c Ocher and carmine, an amazingly well centered mint single, a feature that is totally out of character for this early postage due, strong rich colors, o.g., h.r., extremely fine; Sassone catalog value is for excellent centering (Scott #J26; $275.00). (Image) €1,625

SOLD for $210.00
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245 O Sassone S#19a Sassone S19a, 1891 30c on 2c Ocher and carmine, inverted surcharge, a lovely used example of this scarce error, strong colors on bright paper, central c.d.s. postmark,
attractive fine centering a rare stamp in this select quality signed GuilioSassone S#19a, 1891 30c on 2c Ocher and carmine, inverted surcharge, a lovely used example of this scarce error, strong colors on bright paper, central c.d.s. postmark, attractive fine centering; a rare stamp in this select quality; signed Guilio Bolaffi, A. Diena and Raybaudi plus accompanied by a 2000 Raybaudi gold certificate (Scott #27a; $1,500.00). (Image) €3,250

SOLD for $450.00
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246 O Sassone S#19a Sassone S19a, 1891 30c on 2c Ocher and carmine, inverted surcharge, another attractive single of this rare inverted surcharge, bright colors, cancelled by a central 1891 c.d.s.,
normal fine centering and an attractive example of this variety siSassone S#19a, 1891 30c on 2c Ocher and carmine, inverted surcharge, another attractive single of this rare inverted surcharge, bright colors, cancelled by a central 1891 c.d.s., normal fine centering and an attractive example of this variety; signed R. D(iena) and accompanied by a 1996 Enzo Diena certificate (Scott #27a; $1,500.00). (Image) €3,250

SOLD for $375.00
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247 O Sassone S#27a Sassone S27a, 1890 1L Blue and carmine, inverted numeral, used single, bright colors and sharp impression, light c.d.s. postmark, normal fine centering this is the rarest of the
inverted centers on the later 1890-94 postage dues and an elusiveSassone S#27a, 1890 1L Blue and carmine, inverted numeral, used single, bright colors and sharp impression, light c.d.s. postmark, normal fine centering; this is the rarest of the inverted centers on the later 1890-94 postage dues and an elusive variety; signed A. Diena and accompanied by his 1970 certificate (Scott #J14b; $1,500.00). (Image) €4,000

SOLD for $500.00
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1887 PAID ADVERTISING LETTER SHEETS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
248 ogc Sassone #1 Sassone 1, 1887 1c (perforated initial C1) on 2c Dull red, Turin printing, affixed to mint advertising letter sheet, the perforated initial stamp is exceptionally well centered
and possessing rich color being unusually choice the letter sheetSassone #1, 1887 1c (perforated initial "C1") on 2c Dull red, Turin printing, affixed to mint advertising letter sheet, the perforated initial stamp is exceptionally well centered and possessing rich color being unusually choice; the letter sheet has the usual edge wear and central fold that nearly all have and is tolerated as the acceptable condition in which these very rare advertising sheets come, fine; the perforated initial revalued the 2c stamp to 1c for the cost to the public, who could then send the sheet for the normal 2c rate (local), this discount was provided so that the public would be enticed to use the sheets for mail and thus spread the advertising, the advertisers paid for the privilege of advertising their products and there was a space on the inside for correspondence; few sheets have remained intact, the 2c value is very rare mint and a great rarity used; signed E(nzo) D(iena) and accompanied by his 1978 certificate. (Image) €15,000

SOLD for $2,900.00
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249 ogc Sassone #4 Sassone 4, 1887 18c (perforated initial C18) on 20c Orange, affixed to mint advertising letter sheet, the perforated initial stamp is fresh with bright color and full
perforations, normal fine centering the letter sheet is of the same designSassone #4, 1887 18c (perforated initial "C18") on 20c Orange, affixed to mint advertising letter sheet, the perforated initial stamp is fresh with bright color and full perforations, normal fine centering; the letter sheet is of the same design and format as the previous 2c sheet (several different sheets were used), the sheet has the usual edge wear and central fold with the right perforated tab removed, fine and rare on an intact advertising sheet; this paid the normal 20c letter rate and was the most commonly used of the four different values that were issued, the perforated stamp gave the user a 2c discount; a very rare intact and seldom seen sheet; signed S. Sorani, B.S. Oliva and accompanied by 1995 Silvano Sorani and Bruno Savarese Oliva certificates. (Image) €10,000

SOLD for $1,900.00
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1921-1922 "B.L.P." OVERPRINTS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
250 og Sassone #1 Sassone 1, 1921 10c Rose with lithographed blue B.L.P. overprint, Ty. I, a spectacularly well centered mint single in centering that is rarely encountered, intense deep color
and an especially clear example of the overprint, o.g., lightly hingSassone #1, 1921 10c Rose with lithographed blue "B.L.P." overprint, Ty. I, a spectacularly well centered mint single in centering that is rarely encountered, intense deep color and an especially clear example of the overprint, o.g., lightly hinged, extremely fine for this and the Sassone catalog value is for excellent centering; signed E(nzo) D(iena) and others (Scott #B5; $1,500.00). (Image) €6,000

SOLD for $1,600.00
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251 nh Sassone #1 Sassone 1, 1921 10c Rose with lithographed blue B.L.P. overprint, Ty. I, fresh mint single with brilliant color on bright paper, o.g., n.h., centered to the bottom left and the
Sassone catalog value is for a poorly centered example which are fSassone #1, 1921 10c Rose with lithographed blue "B.L.P." overprint, Ty. I, fresh mint single with brilliant color on bright paper, o.g., n.h., centered to the bottom left and the Sassone catalog value is for a poorly centered example which are frequently encountered on these issues; signed Raybaudi and accompanied by his 1998 certificate (Scott #B5, $1,500.00). (Image) €1,500

SOLD for $300.00
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252 nh Sassone #2 Sassone 2, 1921 20c Orange with lithographed blue B.L.P. overprint, Ty. I, exceptionally fresh mint single, bright color on white paper, strong overprint in the blue color,
o.g., n.h., normal fine centering a handsome example of this scarce sSassone #2, 1921 20c Orange with lithographed blue "B.L.P." overprint, Ty. I, exceptionally fresh mint single, bright color on white paper, strong overprint in the blue color, o.g., n.h., normal fine centering; a handsome example of this scarce stamp in never hinged quality; signed Raybaudi and accompanied by his 1998 certificate (Scott #B6, $2,200.00). (Image) €3,300

SOLD for $575.00
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253 og Sassone #2 Sassone 2, 1921 20c Orange with lithographed blue B.L.P. overprint, Ty. I, fresh single with deep color and the overprint is in a particularly deep shade of blue as well, o.g.,
lightly hinged, attractive fine centering signed Bolaffi, E(milioSassone #2, 1921 20c Orange with lithographed blue "B.L.P." overprint, Ty. I, fresh single with deep color and the overprint is in a particularly deep shade of blue as well, o.g., lightly hinged, attractive fine centering; signed Bolaffi, E(milio) D(iena) and E(nzo) D(iena) (Scott #B6, $1,450.00). (Image) €2,200

SOLD for $500.00
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254 og Sassone #2f Sassone 2f, 1921 20c Orange with lithographed blue B.L.P. overprint, Ty. I, shifted overprint positioned at top, a lovely single of this variety, the stamp is very well centered
for these issues, bright color on white paper, o.g., light h.r.,Sassone #2f, 1921 20c Orange with lithographed blue "B.L.P." overprint, Ty. I, shifted overprint positioned at top, a lovely single of this variety, the stamp is very well centered for these issues, bright color on white paper, o.g., light h.r., very fine and choice; a much scarcer variety than the modest premium implies; the variety not listed in Scott; signed A. D(iena) (Scott #B6, $1,450.00 for normal). (Image) €2,500

SOLD for $750.00
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255 nh Sassone #4A Sassone 4A, 1921 40c Brown with lithographed blue black B.L.P. overprint, Ty. I, horizontal pair with the black variety of overprint, this is supposed to have some blue in it
but it is actually very minimal and appears quite black, rich colorSassone #4A, 1921 40c Brown with lithographed blue black "B.L.P." overprint, Ty. I, horizontal pair with the black variety of overprint, this is supposed to have some blue in it but it is actually very minimal and appears quite black, rich color and fresh, o.g., n.h., normal fine centering; signed A. D(iena) (Scott #B8d, $800.00). (Image) €1,200

SOLD for $200.00
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256 og Sassone #6 Sassone 6, 1922 15c Gray with lithographed blue B.L.P. overprint, Ty. II, fresh mint single, strong color and clear overprint, o.g., typical fine centering (Scott B10a,
$800.00).Sassone #6, 1922 15c Gray with lithographed blue "B.L.P." overprint, Ty. II, fresh mint single, strong color and clear overprint, o.g., typical fine centering (Scott #B10a, $800.00). (Image) €1,200

SOLD for $170.00
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257 og Sassone #6 Sassone 6, 1922 15c Gray with lithographed blue B.L.P. overprint, Ty. II, crisp mint single, fresh with deep color and well applied overprint in a deep shade of blue, o.g.,
lightly hinged, minor gum bend, fine and attractive signed G. Oliva (Sassone #6, 1922 15c Gray with lithographed blue "B.L.P." overprint, Ty. II, crisp mint single, fresh with deep color and well applied overprint in a deep shade of blue, o.g., lightly hinged, minor gum bend, fine and attractive; signed G. Oliva (Scott #B10a, $800.00). (Image) €1,200

SOLD for $170.00
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258 O Sassone #6 Sassone 6, 1922 20c Orange with lithographed blue B.L.P. overprint, Ty. II, a scarce used single with portion of a machine cancel, bright color and nice impression of the
overprint, usual fine centering genuine used examples are actually muchSassone #6, 1922 20c Orange with lithographed blue "B.L.P." overprint, Ty. II, a scarce used single with portion of a machine cancel, bright color and nice impression of the overprint, usual fine centering; genuine used examples are actually much scarcer than the mint (Scott #B10a, $725.00). (Image) €1,100

SOLD for $200.00
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259 og Sassone #6A Sassone 6A, 1922 15c Gray with lithographed black B.L.P. overprint, Ty. II, a mint single of this exceedingly rare variety with black overprint taken from the one sheet of 100
that was issued, very fresh with attractive color on bright papSassone #6A, 1922 15c Gray with lithographed black "B.L.P." overprint, Ty. II, a mint single of this exceedingly rare variety with black overprint taken from the one sheet of 100 that was issued, very fresh with attractive color on bright paper, clear distinct overprint in a solid black, o.g., lightly hinged, centered to the bottom as all known examples are and Sassone states none exists better or worse in terms of centering; a great "B.L.P" rarity that is missing from most collections; signed A. Diena (Scott #B10c, $5,100.00). (Image) €6,000

SOLD for $1,050.00
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260 og Sassone #7 Sassone 7, 1922 20c Orange with lithographed blue B.L.P. overprint, Ty. II, handsome mint single that is much better centered than typically seen, bright color on white paper,
o.g., slight adherence, very fine for this issue signed A. D(iena)Sassone #7, 1922 20c Orange with lithographed blue "B.L.P." overprint, Ty. II, handsome mint single that is much better centered than typically seen, bright color on white paper, o.g., slight adherence, very fine for this issue; signed A. D(iena) (Scott #B11a, $650.00). (Image) €1,000

SOLD for $425.00
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