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  • Lot# : 2603 Vatican City

    1929/48: Well written up Exhibition Collection 'Vatican City Postal Services' on 147 album pages displaying 155 covers/cards with interesting frankings, rates and usages as 1929 (1.8.29) First day usage of L. 2.50 + L. 1.25 on cover to Berne, 5 L. single franking on assured value letter to France (11.9.29), First flight cover of 1929 Rome-Tunis direct flight (Dec. 12), further various 1929 mixed frankings with Italian Express or Airmail issues, 1930 R-cover franked with compl. set of first Vatican issue to Munich incl. Express stamps (over franked but a scarce circulated cover), 1930 Express letter to Berne correctly franked with L 1.25  foreign letter rate and L 2.50 express delivery, 5 L. single franking on a value letter to Switzerland, 1937 acceptance to Milan-Paris First flight (Longhi 37 RUb), 1939 official FDC franked with compl. set of Holy Seat Vacant issue, War time correspondence with 1939 reg. letter to Bangkok and 1940 cover to Japan, 1939 acceptance to Imperial Airway 'Caribou' flight to USA (Longhi 39RCb), high Lire multiple frankings with 1L+2L+5L +10 L. in blocks of four on 1931 R-cover to USA, 1935 first day usage of 75c. postal stationery card to Switzerland, further Vatican stamps used in Italy (1935), Provisional L 2.55 - L 3.70 (2) on reg. cover to Zurich, Provisional L 1.30 blue marginal block of four used on envelope to Hungary (cert. Colla 2007), 1949 airmail set franking to Switzerland and 1948 high Lire franking of in total L. 1030 incl. four examples of airmail L. 250  grey black on envelope to Buenos Aires. See the complete collection on our website, viewing highly recommended.
    Starting bid : 3,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,000 CHF

    Lot# : 2604 Vatican City

    1929/58: Fine unused mint collection on album pages, with the better sets and values as provisionals 1934 with certs, airmail sets 1948/49, express delivery and parcel stamps as well as segnatasse, further large stockbook with duplicates used and unused.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 500 CHF

    Lot# : 2605 Vatican City

    1929-2011: Collection used and unused until about 1940, from 1950 on apparently only unused unmounted stamps. First set 1929 used, lightly hinged provisionals 1934, the  'Pacchi' set used. 'Tobias', 'Gracianus' unmounted. The collection runs to 2014. Added a collection San Marino, only unused unmounted, with a few excellent stamps 1949/50, yawning emptiness just in 1951, from 1952 on til 1994 complete. In four hingeless-Linder-albums.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 2606 Vatican City

    1997: 'Pro Terremotati' ovpt. on Caritas souvenir sheet in red, 500 blocks in unmounted og. condition, packed in five original packages of 100. Sassone = € 12'500.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold
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