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  • Lot# : 596 Lombardy-Venetia

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    1850: 15 centesemi bright orange vermilion, hand-paper, a marvellous horizontal used strip of eight on piece with ample to large margins all round, mixed Types I-I-I-2-2-I-I-I, cancelled by four bold strikes of two line 'Cittadella / 29 MAG' datestamp in black. The second stamp in the strip showing the plate flaw: defective 'K' in upper left corner. Minor fault at base between second and third stamps mentioned for complete accuracy, otherwise in exceptional condition in a vivid shade. Unique. Cert. A Diena (1975), E. Diena (1985), Raybaudi (1986).
    Note: This strip is illustrated in the Sassone 2013 specialised catalogue on page 19.
    Provenance:'Internaba' sale, RL, Basel (June 1974), lot 65.
    Starting bid : 10,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 18,000 CHF