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  • Lot# : 2285 Italian States

    1825-50ca. Italian pre-philately, hearty accumulation of about 840 letters, in quite large variety with numerous magnificent or interesting items.rnProvenance: Ing. Pietro Provera.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 9,500 CHF

    Lot# : 2468 Italian States

    1850/61: Group eight covers Old Italian States incl. Sicily 1859 2 gr. 'cobalto scuro' plate I showing the characteristic retouche in pos. 57 on cover from Mazzara, pair 2 gr. 'azzuro chiaro' plate I on cover from Caltanisetta, minor irregularities, pair 2 gr. blue plate II on cover from Palermo, 10 gr. 'indaco nero', two examples on repaired registered cover from Modica to Palermo, also Bourbon cancellation on Sardinian adhesive 10. 'grigio olivastro scuro', tied by oval LEONFORTE handstamp (Sassone = 11 punti) to 1861 (May) cover. In addition a Naples 1860 cover bearing 2 grana and two Lomabrdo-Veneto covers bearing 30 c. brown, one from June 1850. Interesting lot, three certificates
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,600 CHF

    Lot# : 2469 Italian States

    1850/63: Selection 16 entire letters / covers from Lombardo-Veneto, Parma, Romagna & Tuscany incl. Lombardo-Veneto (5) with 1858 printed matter usage of 5 c. yellow-ocre and combination franking of 1863 2 s. yellow perf. 14 and 1864 3 s. green perf. 9½, also Austrian 1855 cover from Rovereto to Ferrara; Parma (4) with 1853/55 two covers with 15 c. vermillion to Tuscany and 25 c. brown-red to Lombardy, 1857/59 25 c. brown-lilac with prominent printing flaw, and 1865 usage of an Italian adhesive in the former Ducato di Parma; Romagna (2) with 1859 4 baj. 'fulvo' to Milano and 1860 usage of a Sardinian adhesive in the Romagna; and Tuscany (5) with 1851 1 cr. carmine in a strip of three to Catania, 1 + 2 cr. to Bologna, 1852 9 cr. to Douai, also two covers with 1860 Stemma di Savoia 10 c. brown in the special Toscana rate. A fine group with shade and cancellation interest from these sought after areas, ex collection Provera, many competent signatures, five certificates.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,400 CHF

    Lot# : 2486 Italian States

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    Regno, combination usage of Sardinian and Italian adhesives 1862 (Sept 25): Double rate Letter sheet from Gallarate to Milano, bearing Sardinia IV. emission 20 c. indigo in mixed franking of same colour and denomination with Italy Regno I. emission 20 c. indigo, two fine and fresh adhesives, tied by light GALLARATE cds in black. Reverse with Milano arrival cds of the same day and distribution handstamp. A very attractive, rare and desirable mixed franking, cert. E. Diena (1992).
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 750 CHF
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