Italian Somalia 1924 (April 1): Manzoni set of six values overprinted in red, usual centering but the rare 30 b on 1 lire and 3 r. on 5 lire violet & black well centred (the 3 r. on 5 l. signed A. Diena), fresh and fine, unmounted og. Sassone = € 1'875.
1934 (Nov. 5): Roma - Mogadiscio flight SERVICIO DI STATO 25 L + 2 L with diag. SAGGIO overprint in black, fresh and fine marginal copy of left of sheet in unmounted mint condition Sassone = € 6'500 for the issued stamp.
1934 (Nov. 5): Roma - Mogadiscio flight SERVICIO DI STATO 25 L + 2 L with diag. SAGGIO overprint in black, fresh and fine block of four in unmounted mint condition Sassone = € 28'500 for the issued stamp.
Somalia 1934 (Nov. 14): Registered Airmail cover from Mogadiscio to Roma bearing Servizio Aereo 25 c. indigo & brown ovpt. 'SERVIZIO AEREO SPECIALE' in combination with 1932 definitives 75 c. carmine (2) and pair 5 l. carmine, all tied by "MOGADISCIO POSTA AEREO SPECIALE 14. 11.34.XIII" cds with crown on top, matching registration handstamp alongside, reverse with Roma arrival cds (Dec 1). Some perf. toning, but an interesting cover signed by the pilot Francis Lombardi. Cert. Cilio (2020) Sassone = € 11'000.
Italian Somalia 1941: Unissued "British Occupation / Postage" on Italian Fiscals 3 l. olive optd. in red and 8 l. on 10 l. carmine optd. in blue; unused examples, fresh and fine, unmounted og. Scarce. Certs. Ceremuga (2005) Sassone € 240+.