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  • Lot# : 622 Sardinia

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    1819: Outer letter sheet from Torino (July 7, 1819) to San Martino showing 15 c. circular 'Cavallino Sardo' handstamp in blue on front. Cert. Colla (2013) Sassone = EUR1'500.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF

    Lot# : 623 Sardinia

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    1819: Entire letter to Vercelli (Jan 12, 1819) showing 25 c. oval 'Cavallino Sardo' handstamp in blue on front. Signed Alberto Diena; cert. Colla (2013) Sassone = EUR 3'250.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 700 CHF

    Lot# : 624 Sardinia

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    1820: "Cavallino" 50 centesemi blue, struck on 1820 (Oct 28) entire letter from Novara to Lugano / Switzerland with oval 'Novara' handstamp of despatch in red above italic 'Dir. pp.le delle Poste / di Novara' handstamp in black, the Cavallino pre-paying the internal rate to thee border. "Milano / LT' transit in red and taxed on arrival in Lugano with '8' kreuzer due in red crayon. The entire refolded to show the printed inside, a rare and remarkable external usage. Signed E. Diena. Cert. Raybaudi (2000) and Van Der Linden (2000).
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 900 CHF

    Lot# : 625 Sardinia

    1818/1825: "Cavallino" collection, a remarkable group with "Modelli de' Bolli" notice with illustrations of the Postrider values (15 c., 25 c. and 50 c.) in blue, title page of the 'Manifesto Camerale' printed in Turin in December 1818, provisional usage on an invoice of the circular 15 c. blue (signed) and octagonal 50 c. blue (signed A. Diena); 1820 entire letter with colourless embossed 15 c. Cavallini used on the third day of issue from Fontanetto to Vercelli (cert. E. Diena), further entire with colourless embossed 50 c. used in July 1821 from Narzole to Turin (cert. Sorani). A remarkable collection of inestimable value to the postal historian or postal stationery specialist.
    Starting bid : 1,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,000 CHF

    Lot# : 626 Sardinia

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    1851: 5 c. black imperforate, report III, fine used example with good to large margins, neatly cancelled by dotted lozenge in black. Cert. Sorani (2002) Sass = EUR 4'000.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 480 CHF

    Lot# : 627 Sardinia

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    1851: 5 c. black imperforate, report II, a fine used example with good to large margins, neatly cancelled by dotted lozenge in black. Cert. Sorani (2004) Sass = EUR 4'000.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 380 CHF

    Lot# : 628 Sardinia

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    1851: 5 c. black imperforate, report I, fine used example with good to large margins, neatly cancelled by dotted lozenge in black. Cert. Sorani (2002) Sass = EUR 4'000.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 650 CHF

    Lot# : 629 Sardinia

    1851: 20 c. blue, a superb large margined used example neatly cancelled in black. An exquisite stamp. Signed Vaccari Sass = EUR 450.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 630 Sardinia

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    1861: Vittorio Emanuele 80 c. orange-yellow (2), both showing variety: inverted embossed printing, margins from narrow to very broad, in fresh colour on small piece, cancelled with one strike of "TORTONA 20 MAG 63" cds. A very rare franking. Certificates Alberto Diena (1960), Colla (2002) and Bottacchi (2002) Sassone = EUR 95'000+.
    Starting bid : 5,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 5,000 CHF

    Lot# : 631 Sardinia

    1818/25: Group six covers and two decrees, incl. two manifesti camerali from Dec 3, 1818 and Nov 13, 1819 dealing with the introduction of the 'Cavallini' issues of 1819 in blue and the embossed 'Cavallini' of 1820 showing in the decrees model strikes of them. In addition, three covers with used/unused blue 'Cavallini' and three covers with used/unused embossed 'Cavallini'. All signed Cotta, Alberto and Enzo Diena; three certificates Colla. A fine lot.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,200 CHF
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