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    1859 (Oct.): 20 c. 'ardesia violaceo' and 20 c. 'nero violaceo', two fine single examples with fresh colours and overall good to large margins, the left example shaved at lower left, tied by light "POSTA LETTERE REGGIO" 'stemma sabaudo' handstamp in blue, "REGGIO 12 DIC 59" despatch cds in the same shade alongside, on entire letter directed to Ancona, reverse with PERUGIA transit cds (Dec 15). A most attractive cover with a pristine handwriting and the two-shade 'gemelli' Governo Provvisorio franking of same denomination, correctly paying the 40 centesimi rate to the Papal States. Signed Raffaele Diena & Jamet; certs. Gazzi (1973), Sorani (1989), E. Diena (1993) Sassone = € 9'450.rnProvenance: STOCKHOLMIA rarity sale, Köhler 369 (June 2019), lot 58.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,000 CHF
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