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Lot# 4639A - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 4639A Sardinia

    1819/68c.: The specialised Postal History collection of Italian States, primarily Sardinia with the accent on usages within Savoy, including Sardinia 1851 covers from Chambery, Sallanches, Thonon (2), 1854 issue covers from Rumilly, Thonon; 1855/63 issue usages from Aix Les Bains, Alby (cert. Roumet) Cruseilles (cert.), Frangy, La Roche, Le Chatelard, Le Plot, St. Julien, Seyssel, Thorens-Sales; large range of Sardinia covers with 1855/63 5 c. & 10 c. frankings (12), 20 c. cobalt on covers, 40 c. carmine on covers (18), Sardinia usages in Sicily, Papal States incl. a bisect cover (cert.), France with 1849 cover bearing Cérès 20 c. cancelled in manuscript and taxed in Savoy, France 1853 issue covers cancelled in Evian, Reignier (cert.), Rumilly and Sallanches, Austria Lombardy Venetia covers (14), Naples incl. 10, 20 and 50 gr. (cert.) used, Tuscany with 1851 1 q. black, 1 s. salmon and 2 s. brick red used and covers (9) and a Cavallini cover used on last day (cert. Sorani). A magnificent classic collection that could be turned into a similarly magnificent exhibit (198 covers).
    Starting bid : 12,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 14,000 CHF