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  • Lot# : 6371 Lombardy-Venetia

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    1850: Carta a mano 5 c. in the rare shade lemon-yellow 'giallo limone' from the first print run, a superb vertical strip of three with large sheet margin at base (85 mm), fresh colour and even large margins all round, cancelled by one strike of framed "BERGAMO / 5 - 9 / 51". Certs A. Diena (1955), Ferchenbauer (2005) Sassone = € 9'750 for three single stamps
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,500 CHF

    Lot# : 6372 Lombardy-Venetia

    1850: Carta a mano 5 c. orange, a splendid example in deep shade with large to enormous margins,tied by "VERONA 10 / 2" (1855) cds to printed matter cover to Este, reverse with arrival cds of the next day. Cover refolded, an attractive usage of this shade. Signed A. Diena, Colla & Oliva Sassone = € 900.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 160 CHF

    Lot# : 6373 Lombardy-Venetia

    1854 (Jan 18): Cover from Massa to Ferrara in the Papal States, bearing Carta a mano 5 c. yellow-ochre and 10 c. grey-black, both in type I, two fine and fresh examples with good ro large margins, tied by MASSA two-line datestamp (Sassone RO = 4 punti). Reverse struck by "S.M. MADDALENA 18 GEN" transit datestamp at the border to the Papal States and FERRARA arrival (Jan 19) cds. A fresh cover with this patriotic franking paying the rate in the first rayon of the LEGA postal treaty. Signed E. Diena Sassone = € 1'500+ / Ferchenbauer = € 1'100+.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 380 CHF

    Lot# : 6374 Lombardy-Venetia

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    1850: Carta a mano 10 c. in the rare shade silver-grey 'grigio argenteo' from the first print run, a superb horizontal pair and a single with fresh colour and good to enormous margins all round, cancelled by two strikes of "Chiari / 14 MAG." two line datestamp, on small piece. Attractive and rare, cert. Bottacchi (2004) Sassone = € 3'175
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 320 CHF

    Lot# : 6375 Lombardy-Venetia

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    1850: Carta a mano 10 c., a mixed shades horizontal strip of three with fresh colour and good to enormous margins all round, the leftmost stamp in the shade 'nero carbone' and the two stamps at right in the shade 'nero intenso', cancelled by three light strikes of "MANTOVA 29 / 8" cds. Exceptional, cert. Sorani (1995) Sassone = € 3'000 for a normal strip of three.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 250 CHF

    Lot# : 6376 Lombardy-Venetia

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    1850: Carta a mano 10 c. grey-black from the first print run, a single adhesive with deep colour and good to enormous margins all round, small precut in the right margin just mentioned for accuarcy, tied by "MILANO / 27 SET." two line datestamp to local letter within Milano, dated inside '25 7mbre 1850', 'C' (casella) handstamp in red alongside. Reverse with "MILANO 27 SET" distribution cds. A fine usage, certs. Colla (1999), Barbor (2005) Sassone = € 2'200.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 420 CHF

    Lot# : 6377 Lombardy-Venetia

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    1850: Carta a mano 15 c. type I, a mixed shades horizontal pair with fresh colour and good to large margins all round, the right stamp in the shade 'rosso vermiglio', the left stamp in the shade 'rosso vermiglio intenso', tied by RACCOMANDATA handstamp in black (Sassone 9 punti = € 450). Appealing multiple, signed Seitz; opinion Ferchenbauer Sassone = € 550 + 450.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 6378 Lombardy-Venetia

    1850: Carta a mano 15 c. red from the first print run, a single adhesive with good to large margins all round, tied by two line "VILLAFRANCA 30 AGO." (1850; Sassone VR 8 punti = € 1'200) datestamp to entire letter in the first rayon to Verona, reverse with arrival cds of the next day, "1 - DISTRIBUZIONE" handstamp on obverse. A fresh entire Sassone = € 300 + 1'200.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 6379 Lombardy-Venetia

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    1850: Carta a mano 15 c. 'rosso vermiglio chiaro' type I with fresh colour and good to huge margins all round, tied by very rare "Colico 23 GIU." two line datestamp in black (Sassone CO 11 punti = € 4'500) to entire letter directed to Castello-Valsolda. Reverse with Varenna (June 24) and Porlezza (June 25) transit cds's. The entire is undated, but the Varenna datestamp is known to be used not later than April 1851. Thus this cover was used in June 1850, in the first month of the Lombardo-Veneto definitives. An interesting usage from a rare office, cert. Caffaz (1998)  Sassone = € 180 + 825 + 4'500.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 6380 Lombardy-Venetia

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    1850: Carta a mano 15 c. red-vermillion type I, a horizontal strip of three with fresh colour and good to large margins all round, cancelled by two strikes of "TREVISO 19 LUG." (1851) two line datestamp in black to cover sent to Brescia, reverse with arrival datestamp (July 21) and distribution handstamp. Interesting combination to pay the letter rate within the third rayon, cert. E. Diena (1989) Sassone = € 2'000.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 6381 Lombardy-Venetia

    1850: Carta a mano 15 c. 'rosso vermiglio chiaro' type II, a fresh adhesive with deep shade and good to large margins all round, tied by superb "GAVARDO 9 / 7" cds with horizontal lines (Sassone BS = 4 punti) to 1854 entire letter to Toscolano, reverse with arrival datestamp of the same day. A beautiful entire Sassone = € 1'100 + 120.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 140 CHF

    Lot# : 6382 Lombardy-Venetia

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    1850: Carta a mano 15 c. red-vermillion type IIb, plate 3 in a block of four and a single example of the 30 c. brown type I, fresh and fine adhesives with good to enormous margins all round, the 30 c. applied over the block of four, all tied by framed "MILANO : 12 - 11" (1852) despatch datestamps, on large sized cover to Verona. Reverse with arrival cds of the next day, front with distribution handstamp. Vertical file fold well away from the franking, 30 c. adhesive detached for inspection and hinged back, a most interesting and exceptional combination to pay the 90 c. rate for a double rate cover in the third rayon beyond 20 Austrian miles. Signed G. & A. Bolaffi, E. Diena; cert. Ferchenbauer (2021) Sassone = € 70'000+.
    Starting bid : 5,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 6,000 CHF

    Lot# : 6383 Lombardy-Venetia

    1852 (Aug 20): Entire letter from Rovigo to Forli in the Papal States, bearing Carta a mano 15 c. rose type II, a fine and fresh example with even large margins, tied by ROVIGO two-line datestamp, FRANCA and "REGNO LOMBARDO-VENETO" handstamps. Struck on obverse also by FRONTIERE and "Regno L°V°" handstamps, all in black. The last handstamp was added at the border to the Papal States in S. M. Maddalena. Reverse with Ferrara transit (Aug 21) and Forli arrival (Aug 22) datestamps. Paid by the sender until the border, taxed upon arrival for the residual part of the journey. Two light horizontal file folds well away from stamp and postmarks, a most interesting and attractive part paid entire.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 6384 Lombardy-Venetia

    1850: Carta a mano 15 c. 'rosa carminio' type II, a fresh adhesive with good to large margins all round, tied by superb "VERDELLO 4 MAR" datestamp (Sassone BG = 7 punti) to 1851 cover sent to Milano, reverse with arrival datestamp of the next day. A perfect strike of  a rare postmark, Sassone = € 160 + 800.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 220 CHF

    Lot# : 6385 Lombardy-Venetia

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    1850: Carta a mano 15 c. 'rosso salmone' type III with good to large margins all round, tied by two line "BORGHETTO 3 LUG." datestamp, a clear strike of this very rare postmark (Sassone MI = 13 punti) to 1855 entire letter to Brescia, reverse with arrival datestamp of the next day. A rarity in utmost quality, cert. E. Diena (1990) Sassone = € 40 + 12'000.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 6386 Lombardy-Venetia

    1855 (July 26): Cover from Orzinovi to Morgex in the Aosta valley in Sardinia, bearing Carta a mano 15 c. 'rosso carminio chiaro' type III, a fine and fresh horizontal pair with good to large margins all round, tied by perfect "ORZINOVI 26 / 7 cds with horizontal lines, oval "BOLLO INSUFFICIENTE" and "A.1.", both in red alongside, reverse with Torino and Aosta transit as well as Morgex arrival (July 30) cds's. Appealing usage from the first Austrian to the second Sardinian rayon, underpayed by 15 c. and therefore taxed..
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 320 CHF

    Lot# : 6387 Lombardy-Venetia

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    1850: Carta a mano 30 c. brown type I from the first print run 'prima tiratura', a gorgeous horizontal strip of three with vibrant colour and large even margins all round, the leftmost adhesive showing the variety: 'damaged crown', unused with full unmounted original gum without any hinge traces. A most exceptional multiple from the first Italian stamp issue for a very advanced collection. Signed Emilio Dienna, Alberto Diena & Raybaudi; certs. E. Diena (1983), Ferchenbauer (2021) Sassone = € 60'000 for three single unused adhesives / Ferchenbauer = LP.
    Starting bid : 7,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 9,500 CHF

    Lot# : 6388 Lombardy-Venetia

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    1850: Carta a mano 30 c. brown type I from the first print run 'prima tiratura', a fresh and fine adhesive with good colour and large even margins all round, tied by clear "MILANO 1 GIU" datestamp, a usage on the first day of issue. Cert. E. Diena (1991) Sassone = € 4'000 / Ferchenbauer = € 2'250.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 800 CHF

    Lot# : 6389 Lombardy-Venetia

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    1850 (Aug 29): Partially paid Registered cover from Venezia to Genova, bearing on reverse Carta a mano 30 c. light brown type I from the first print run 'prima tiratura', a fine and fresh single adhesive with vibrant colour and good to large margins all round, tied by corsivo "Raccomandata" handstamp in red Sassone VE = 12 punti). Front struck by two-line "VENEZIA 26 AGOo" despatch cds, another strike of the Raccomandata handstamp as well as Sardinian "A.2" postal treaty handstamp in red. Reverse with "GENOVA 29 AGO 50" arrival cds in red. Horizontal file fold, cover opened up for presentation purposes, nevertheless a rare usage with the postage unpaid and the registration paid, also a rare cancellation of the adhesive. Signed A. Bolaffi; cert. E. Diena (1989) Sassone = € 700 + 7'000.rnNote: The sender paid only the registration fee of 30 c. and the corresponding adhesive was added to the reverse. Postage was not paid by the sender and the letter was therefore taxed upon receipt with '8' decesimi.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,200 CHF

    Lot# : 6390 Lombardy-Venetia

    1850: Carta a mano 30 c. 'bruno rossastro' type I, three single fresh adhesives with good to large margins all round, each stamp tied by "VERONA 9 / 7" cds to 1853 entire letter to Venezia, reverse with arrival datestamp of the same day. Triple rate entire sent within the second rayon.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 6391 Lombardy-Venetia

    1855 (April 18): Entire letter from Milano to Fiorenzuola in the Duchy of Parma, bearing Carta a mano 30 c. dark-brown type II, a fine and fresh example with good to large margins, tied by crisp MILANO cds, "DOPO LA PARTENZA" in red alongside. Fully paid cover in the second rayon of the LEGA postal treaty.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 140 CHF

    Lot# : 6392 Lombardy-Venetia

    1854 (Dec 3): Cover from Verona to Novara in Sardinia, bearing Carta a mano 30 c. dark-brown type II, a fine and fresh right sheet marginal (7 mm) horizontal pair with large margins all round, tied by bold VERONA cds, "P.D." in red alongside, reverse with arrival cds of the next day. File folds well away from the adhesives, an interesting usage from the third Austrian to the first Sardinian rayon.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 160 CHF

    Lot# : 6393 Lombardy-Venetia

    1855 (April 18): Entire letter from Milano to Locarno in Ticino, bearing Carta a mano 30 c. 'bruno lilliaceo' type III, a fine and fresh example with good to large margins, tied by MILANO cds, FRANCO handstamp in red alongside. Reverse with "LOCARNO 1855 DIC 21 M" arrival datestamp. Fully paid cover in the second Austrian and first Swiss rayon.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 140 CHF

    Lot# : 6394 Lombardy-Venetia

    1850: Carta a mano 30 c. 'bruno lilliaceo' type III in combination with lower marginal 1855 Carta a macchina 15 c. 'rosso vermoglio' type III, two fresh and fine adhesives with overall good to large margins, the handpaper stamp shaved at lower right, tied by clear "BARLASSINA 12 AGO." two line datestamp (Sassone MI = 8 punti) to 1855 entire letter sent to Conegliano. A rare cancellation on this franking with mixed papers signed A. Diena Sassone = € 1'200.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 150 CHF

    Lot# : 6395 Lombardy-Venetia

    1853 (June 9): Entire letter written in Valli Mocenighe and despatched in Este, sent with an extensive honorific address to Baden nearby Vienna, bearing Carta a mano 45 c. blue type I, a fresh and fine adhesive with good to large margins all round, tied by crisp "ESTE 9 / 6" cds, reverse with "BAHNHOF LAIBACH" transit and arrival datestamp (June 12). rnNote: The letter is directed to Count Alvise Francesco Mocenigo (1799-1884), a politician and entrepreneur who originated from an old Venetian family.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 6396 Lombardy-Venetia

    1851 (July 3): Second sheet of Entire letter from Venezia to Modena, bearing Carta a mano 45 c. light-blue type I from the first print run, a fine and fresh example with good to large margins, tied by bold VENEZIA two-line datestamp, "MODENA 4 LUG. 51" arrival cds in blue alongside. Part paid cover with the 45 c. stamp paying the rate to the border while the recever had to pay 20c. for the residual journey.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 140 CHF

    Lot# : 6397 Lombardy-Venetia

    1850: Carta a mano 45 c. 'azzuro chiaro' type I from the first print run, a fresh adhesive with plate flaws at base and good to large margins all round, tied by superb "MILANO 27 SET." two line datestamp (Sassone = 6 punti) to 1850 entire letter to Udine, reverse with arrival datestamp (Sept 29) and distribution handstamp.
    Starting bid : 75 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 6398 Lombardy-Venetia

    1850 (June 18): Entire letter written in Ferrara, Papal States, despatched at the the post office in Santa Maria Maddalena, Venezia and directed to Trieste, bearing Carta a mano 45 c. sky blue type I from the first print run, a fresh and fine adhesive with good to large margins all round, tied by rare three line "S. M. / Maddalena 18 GIUo" datestamp (Sassone RO = 8 punti), reverse with arrival datestamp (June 20). A most interesting entire writen in the Papal States which have not been part of the Austrian - Italian Postal Treaty prior to November 1852. Therefore the letter was posted in S. M. Maddalena on the northern side of the river Po in Venezia and franked correctly with 45 centesimi for the third rayon. Also a very early usage in the first month after issuing. Sassone = € 650 + 675 + 1'200.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 240 CHF

    Lot# : 6399 Lombardy-Venetia

    1855c (March 6): Cover from Gemona to Mödling nearby Vienna, bearing Carta a mano 45 c. blue-ultramarine type III, a fsuperb adhesive with large sheet margin at left (8 mm), tied by crisp four-ring "GEMONA 6 / 3" cds, reverse with indistinct arrival datestamp. Vertical file fold well away from the adhesive, still an appealing cover. 
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 6400 Lombardy-Venetia

    1851: 15 c. red-vermilion type I in a horizontal pair, printed on ribbed paper 'carta a coste verticali', a superb multiple with good to large margins and vivid colour, tied by two-line "CADORE 12 AGO." datestamp to cover to Venice with arrival datestamp (Aug. 14) on reverse. A stunning beauty, signed Colla Sassone = € 2'250 / Ferchenbauer = € 1'500.rnProvenance: Collection Radetzky-Soldi, Harmers, London (March 2001), lot 144.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 360 CHF

    Lot# : 6401 Lombardy-Venetia

    1857: Carta a macchina 10 c. black type III, three fresh adhesives with large to enormous margins all round, tied by clear "VERONA 10 / 2" cds to 1858 entire letter sent to Milano, reverse with arrival datestamp of the next day. Letter in the second rayon, signed E. Diena Sassone = € 7'200.
    Starting bid : 600 CHF
    Hammer price : 700 CHF

    Lot# : 6402 Lombardy-Venetia

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    1854: Carta a macchina 15 c. 'rosa salmone' type III, a superb adhesive with vivid colour and enormous margins all round, pre cut in the left margin just mentioned for accuracy, tied by clear "COMEGLIANS 16 MAG." two line datestamp (Sassone UD = 7 punti) to 1858 entire letter sent to Udine, reverse with Tolmezzo transit (May 17) and Udine arrival (May 18) datestamps of the next day. Cover with file folds, a rare cancellation on an adhesive of utmost attractiveness, signed G. Bolaffi; cert. Gazzi (1982) Sassone = € 800.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 140 CHF

    Lot# : 6403 Lombardy-Venetia

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    1856c (April 1): Cover from Milano to the composer Giuseppe Verdi at his home in Borgo San Donnino nearby Busseto, bearing Carta a macchina 30 c. brown type III, a fresh adhesive with large to enormous margins, tied by "MILANO 1 / 4" cds. Sent within the Lega to the Duchy of Parma, signed Colla; cert. Babor (2002).rnNote: The letter was sent by the well-known publishing house Tito Ricordi of Milano and shows a honorific address "Al Celebre Maestro Cavaliere Signore Giuseppe Verdi, Officiale della Legion d'onore..". In March 1851 Verdi wrote the music for Rigoletto. This was the first of a sequence of three operas (followed by Il trovatore and La traviata) which were to cement his fame as a master of opera.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,700 CHF

    Lot# : 6404 Lombardy-Venetia

    1857 (Sept 10): Entire letter from Milano to Modena, bearing Carta a macchina 45 c. 'azzuo cobalto' type III, a fine and fresh right marginal example with good to large margins, tied by bold MILANO cds, "MODENA 11 SETT. 1857" arrival cds in blue on reverse. Fully paid cover in the third rayon of the LEGA postal treaty, signed Raybaudi
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 150 CHF

    Lot# : 6405 Lombardy-Venetia

    1856: Carta a macchina 45 c. blue type III, a superb adhesive with vivid colour and large to enormous margins all round, tied by perfect "CARATE 29 / 10" cds with horizontal lines (Sassone MI = 6 punti) to 1857 entire letter sent to Revere, reverse with arrival cds of the next day. Cover with lightest file folds, a most attractive entire, signed G. Bottacchi Sassone = € 450 + 480.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 240 CHF

    Lot# : 6406 Lombardy-Venetia

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    1858: 2 s. yellow type I and 3 s. black type I, two fresh and fine adhesives with good perforation and centering, cancelled by "TOSCOLANO 22 DIC." two-line datestamp (Sassone BS = 7 punti) to 1858 letter to Brescia, reverse with arrival cds of the next day. Signed Emilio Diena & Miro; cert. E. Diena (1985) Sassone = € 4'500.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 400 CHF

    Lot# : 6407 Lombardy-Venetia

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    1858: 3 s. black type I, a fresh and fine adhesive with good perforation and centering, tied by "VENEZIA 16 / 2" cds to 1859 local letter, reverse with distribution cds of the next day. Cert. Avi (2002) Sassone = € 1'250.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 180 CHF

    Lot# : 6408 Lombardy-Venetia

    1858: 5 s. red type I, a fresh and fine adhesive with good perforation, tied by "GRAVEDONA 16 / 11" cds (Sassone CO = 9 punti) to 1858 entire letter to Ponte Valtelina, reverse with Sondrio transit and arrival cds's of the next day. Horizontal file fold well away from the franking, usage of a rare cancellation in the first month of this issue. Sassone = € 250 + 1'800.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 160 CHF

    Lot# : 6409 Lombardy-Venetia

    1858: 10 s. brown type I in mixed franking with 1861 5 s. red, two fresh and fine adhesives with good perforation and embossing, tied by "PADOVA 8 / 7" cds to 1862 cover to Mittenwald in Bavaria, reverse with indistinct arrival cds. Two horizontal file folds well away from the franking, a rare combination of the 1861 definitive with an 1858 definitive in type I. Sassone = € 2'000 / Ferchenbauer = € 3'500.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 480 CHF

    Lot# : 6410 Lombardy-Venetia

    1863 (July 3): Cover from Venezia to Parma, bearing 1862 10 s. brown, a short example with 15 x 17 perfs, fine and fresh with good perforation and embossing, tied by VENEZIA cds, "P.D." in red alongside, reverse with Milano transit and arrival (July 5) cds's. Cover from the first Austrian to the first Italian rayon following the 1862 postal treaty. Signed Gazzi Sassone = € 1'250.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 6411 Lombardy-Venetia

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    1862: 3 s. green-yellow, four fresh and fine single adhesives with good perforation, tied by "VERONA 23 / 5" (1863) cds to large sized, quadruple rate administrative cover within the same postal district to Bovolone. Part of the backflaps missing, nevertheless a most interesting usage. Signed A. Diena; cert. Matl (1999).
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 750 CHF

    Lot# : 6412 Lombardy-Venetia

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    1863: 2 s. yellow perf. 14, a fresh and fine adhesive with good perforation and centering, well embossed, tied by clear "VENEZIA 29 / 12" cds to printed matter lettersheet, reverse with oval Triest arrival datestamp of the next day. Cert. E. Diena (1991) Sassone = € 900.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 140 CHF

    Lot# : 6413 Lombardy-Venetia

    1863: 15 s. brown perf. 14, a fresh and fine adhesive with good perforation, well embossed, tied by "PESCHIERA 8 / 11" three-ring cds to 1865 cover directed to Vienna, reverse with arrival cds. Signed Ferchenbauer & Kessler Sassone = € 1'500.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 140 CHF

    Lot# : 6414 Lombardy-Venetia

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    1864: 2 s. yellow perf. 9½, a superb adhesive with good perforation, well embossed, tied by perfect oval "UDINE 26 / 12" datestamp to 1865 printed matter entire letter, directed to Conegliano, reverse with arrival cds of the same day. A most attractive and scarce franking, cert. Colla (2000) Sassone = € 3'750.rnProvenance: Collection Radetzky-Soldi, Harmers, London (March 2001), lot 269.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 500 CHF

    Lot# : 6415 Lombardy-Venetia

    1864: 5 s. rose perf. 9½, three vertical pairs of fresh colour and good perforation, well embossed, tied by perfect strikes of "REVERE 28 / 10" cds to piece. Attractive.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 100 CHF

    Lot# : 6416 Lombardy-Venetia

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    1863: Stationery Envelope with watermark 'BRIEF-COUVERTS' 5 s. rose carmine baering an additional franking of 1864 5 s. rose perf. 9½, a fresh and fine adhesive with good perforation and centering, well embossed, indicium and adhesive tied by perfect "VENEZIA 27 / 4" cds, directed to Pieve di Cadore, reverse with CADORE arrival cds of the next day. Attractive, opinion Ferchenbauer (2001) Ferchenbauer = € 2'500.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 6417 Lombardy-Venetia

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    Fiscal stamps used as definitives / Marche da bollo usate per posta 1854: 5 c. green & orange-brown with the value in black typography, three fine and fresh adhesives with good perforation, tied by fair wreathed "MONZA 16 / 1" cds to 1856 cover, directed to Milano, reverse with arrival cds of the same day. Light horizontal file fold well away from the franking, nevertheless an extremely rare franking with fiscal stamps instead of postal definitives to pay the 15 c. rate in the first rayon, signed Emilio & Alberto Diena, cert. Giulio Bolaffi (1965) Sassone = € 23'250 / Ferchenbauer = € 20'000.rnNote: Until July 1857 the use of fiscal stamps to pay the postage was tolerated in Austria and Lombardo-Veneto.
    Starting bid : 3,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,200 CHF

    Lot# : 6418 Lombardy-Venetia

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    Newspaper stamps / Segnatasse per giornali 1859 (Jan): 1 kr. / (1 s.) black, a fine and fresh adhesive with good to large margins, tied by clear thimble "I.R. UFFICIO DI COMMISURAZIONE in VERONA" handstamp in black to issue no. 7 of February 12, 1860 of the magazine 'Kladderadatsch' printed in Berlin. A very rare usage on complete attractive newspaper, the stamp in perfect condition, a most desirable example. Cert. Giulio Bolaffi (1958) Sassone = € 36'000 / Ferchenbauer = € 7'000.rnNote: The use of this newspaper stamp in Lombardy is extremely rare as it could be used only for about six months until Austria had to cede it to Sardinia. Following Gaube - Die Zeitungsstempelmarken Österreichs und Lombardei-Venetiens (1962) on page 181/182 there exist only about 10-12 usages in Venetia on complete newspapers of which the present item is the most attractive one.rnReference: Depicted in Gaube - Die Zeitungsstempelmarken Österreichs und Lombardei-Venetiens (1962) on page 183.
    Starting bid : 2,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,200 CHF

    Lot# : 6419 Naples

    1749 (Sept 13): Entire letter from Naples to Lyon struck by the rare negative NAPOLI handstamp, introduced in 1743 at the French P.O. in Naples following the postal treaty between Naples and France of May 20, 1743, the first postmark in use in the later Kingdom of the Two Sicilies. Very rare, a similar item from this correspondence is displayed in Sassone - Annullamenti (2021) on page 8.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 500 CHF

    Lot# : 6420 Naples

    French rule of the Two Sicilies between 1806 - 1815; 1806 (Dec 12): Fully prepaid Entire letter from Naples to Paris struck on obverse with "PORT PAYÉ" and two line "POSTE FRANÇAISE À NAPLES", reverse with framed T4" transit handstamp of Milano and "Decembre 23 1806" arrival datestamp. A rare despatch handstamp not listed in Reinhardt.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 150 CHF

    Lot# : 6421 Naples

    1815 (Feb 11): Noble autographed Entire letter sealed on both sides, written by Queen Charlotte (1744 - 1818), the queen consort of the British King George III, written in St. James Palace in London. It is directed to the King of the Two Sicilies and congratulates on the birth of princess Maria Antonia (1814-1898), who later became Grand Duchess of Tuscany from 1833 to 1859 as the consort of Leopold II.rnNote: The text says: "Sir my Brother. It is with infinite pleasure I congratulate Your Majesty on the birth of a Princess which your Dear Daughter in Law the Infanta of Spain and Hereditary Princess of the two Sicilies has by the help of Divine Providence brought into the World on the 19th of December 1814 and which you have named Antonia Maria Anna, and I very sincerely share with Your Majesty the Joy which this happy Event has occassioned you and your Royal Family. Supplicating the Almighty to continue daily his blessings to Your Majesty and to Your Royal Family, I remain with the greatest Sincerity Sir my Brother Your Good Sister Charlotte at St. James, the 11th February 1815"rnProvenance: Collection Paolo Vollmeier.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 750 CHF

    Lot# : 6422 Naples

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    1858: ½ gr. 'rosa carminio chiaro', plate I with large margins all round tied by boxed ANNULLATO of Napoli, on wrapper directed to Lecce, reverse with May 1860 datestamp in red. ½ grana printed matter rate under wrapper. Signed E. Diena; cert. Colla (1993) Sassone = € 4'000.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 340 CHF

    Lot# : 6423 Naples

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    1858: ½ gr. light rose, plate I in a horizontal strip of four with enormous margins all round tied by boxed ANNULLATO with oval "Foggio" in red alongside, on cover directed to Napoli, reverse with "PARTENZA DA NAPOLI 15 LUG. 1859" and LUGLIO handstamps in red. An attractive cover in the 2 grana rate from office to office. Cert. Enzo Diena (1984) Sassone = € 11'000.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,400 CHF

    Lot# : 6424 Naples

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    1860: ½ gr. rose, plate II with good to large margins all round tied by boxed ANNULLATO of Napoli, on complete newspaper 'Omnibus' dated May 19, 1860, directed to Cropolati. ½ grana printed matter rate, a fine and attractive item. Cert. E. Diena (1984) Sassone = € 5'775.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 480 CHF

    Lot# : 6425 Naples

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    1860: ½ gr. dark carmine, plate II in a horizontal strip of four with even large margins all round and vibrant colour tied by clear "SOLMONA 16 LUG. 1861" cds (Sassone AQ = 10 punti) with information strike alongside, on cover directed to Catignano, reverse with Popoli (July 17) and Penne (July 18) transit cds's. A stunning beauty, a most attractive cover in the 2 grana special Sicily rate of February 1861 from office to office, the multiple tied by a rare datestamp. Signed Emilio Diena, Alberto Diena, R. Mondolfo, G. Bolaffi & Avanzo; cert. Enzo Diena (1986) Sassone = € 13'500 + 2'100.
    Starting bid : 1,200 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,600 CHF

    Lot# : 6426 Naples

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    1858: 1 gr. light rose, plate I, two examples with large to huge margins cancelled by "Annullato" handstamp 'a svolazzo', type 14 in use in Arpino, Campagna, Isola & Polla with fair "CAMPAGNA 6 DIC. 1860" cds (Sassone SA = 10 punti) alongside, on cover directed to Nicotera, forwarded to Cosenza. File fold at base, a very rare cancellation on a 2 grana franking paying the rate from office to office. Signed A. Diena, E. Diena & Chiavarello; cert. Bottacchi (2003).rnProvenance: Collection Renato Mondolfo.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 600 CHF

    Lot# : 6427 Naples

    1858: 1 gr. light rose, plate I and 2 gr. 'rosa bunastro', plate I, with large to huge margins, cancelled by boxed ANNULLATO with oval framed "Castel di Sangro" handstamp (Sassone AQ = 5 punti) in black alongside, on entire letter directed to Napoli, reverse with arrival datestamp in red (Feb 18, 1859). An attractive combination of different shades to pay the rate for 1½ sheets, signed E. Diena.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 100 CHF

    Lot# : 6428 Naples

    1858: 1 gr. light rose, plate I in combination with 2 gr. carmine, plate III with large to huge margins, tied by boxed ANNULLATO with clear "TROPEA 18 MAR 1860" cds in blue (Sassone CZ = 8 punti), on cover directed to Napoli, reverse with arrival cds (March 20). Cover with fold and pin hole away from adhesives and postmarks, an infrequent combination of different plates and an appealing cover paid for 1½ sheets. Sassone = € 325 + 1'000
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 6429 Naples

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    1859: 1 gr. rose-carmine, plate II with large to huge margins, tied by light "CASTEL DI SANGRO 2 LUG 1861" cds (Sassone AQ = 13 punti), on local cover within the same community. Some tear and wear, still an exceptional usage paid within the same postal district, especially infrequent if despatched in such a small village. Signed G. Bollaffi; cert Colla (1993) Sassone = € 200 + 9'000.
    Starting bid : 600 CHF
    Hammer price : 600 CHF

    Lot# : 6430 Naples

    1859: 1 gr. rose-carmine, plate II in a horizontal pair with large to huge margins, tied by "ALTAMURA 5 MAG. 1861" cds (Sassone BA = 9 punti), a crisp information strike alongside, on entire letter directed to Napoli, reverse with arrival cds in red of the same day. A fine and fresh usage after the adherence of Napoli to the Kingdom of Italy bearing the special 2 grana rate within the province which was in force from February 1861 to September 1862. Sassone= € 400 + 1'400.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 220 CHF

    Lot# : 6431 Naples

    1859: 1 gr. rose-carmine and 1 gr. bright carmine, both from plate II with large to huge margins, cancelled by ANNULLATO 'a svolazzo' type 12 with "CIRIGNOLA 10 SET. 1860" despatch cds (Sassone FG = 10 punti) alongside, on cover to Napoli, reverse with arrival cds in red (Sept 12). A cover with different shades but identical face value despatched during the last days of the Regno di Napoli. Signed A. Diena & E. Diena Sassone= € 400 + 2'100.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 440 CHF

    Lot# : 6432 Naples

    1858: 2 gr. light rose, plate I, large to huge margins, tied by boxed ANNULLATO with superb and rare straight-line CANOSA handstamp (Sassone BA = 8 punti) in brownish red alongside, on underpaid cover directed to Napoli. Obverse struck with "tassa per insufficiente affrancatura" and oval "A.G.D.P." (Amministrazione generale delle poste) handstamps, both in red, reverse with arrival datestamp in red (Aug 4, 1858). A fine and fresh item, signed A. Diena Sassone = € 1'000.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 6433 Naples

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    1858: 2 gr. 'rosa lilliaceo', plate I, large to huge margins in a deep and intense shade, tied by boxed ANNULLATO with superb oval Melfii handstamp (Sassone PZ = 9 punti) in red alongside, on cover directed to Napoli, reverse with arrival datestamp in red (Feb 26). An attractive combination, signed Em. Diena; cert E. Diena (1989) Sassone = € 200 + 1'400.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 150 CHF

    Lot# : 6434 Naples

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    First day of issue 1858: 2 gr. lilac-rose, plate I from pos. 2 of the 7th column with the typical vertical stripes, large to huge margins, tied by boxed ANNULLATO with oval Chieti handstamp in red alongside, on entire letter directed to Napoli, dated inside "2. Gennaio 1858", the first date of usage of the Bourbonic adhesives, the letter content deals also with the introduction of these stamps. Reverse with GENNAIO arrival datestamp. A fine and fresh usage, certs A. Diena (1974), E. Diena (1985).
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 850 CHF

    Lot# : 6435 Naples

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    1858: 2 gr. in the extremely rare shade 'lilla rosa', plate I, large to huge margins in a deep and intense shade, tied by boxed ANNULLATO with clear oval Avellino handstamp in black alongside, on cover directed to Montecalvo. Cert Chiavarello with shade indication (2005) Sassone = € 3'750.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 400 CHF

    Lot# : 6436 Naples

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    1858: 2 gr. 'carminio cupo', plate I, large to huge margins in a deep and intense shade, tied by perfect ANNULLATO 'a svolazzo' in type 7 with superb "BISCEGLIE 4 FEB. 1861" cds (Sassone BA = 9 punti) in red alongside, on cover directed to Napoli, reverse with arrival datestamp in red. A most attractive cover for a connoisseur, signed Chiavarello; cert Bottacchi (1999) Sassone = € 625 + 1'400.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 650 CHF

    Lot# : 6437 Naples

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    1858: 2 gr. 'rosa lilliaceo', plate I, a horizontal pair from pos. 6+7 of the sheet with the stamps strongly shifted against eachother in the vertical direction, the left stamp in addition with a clear double print, large to huge margins, cancelled by boxed ANNULLATO with clear oval "Citta Ducale" handstamp (Sassone AQ / RI = 9 punti) in red alongside, on entire letter directed to Napoli, reverse with arrival datestamp in red (May 24, 1858). A fine and fresh cover with this exceptional combination of varieties, signed Avazo; certs Raybaudi (1980), E. Diena (1985), Vaccari (2001) Sassone = € 187,50 + 550+ 1'400.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 6438 Naples

    1858: 2 gr. 'carminio vivo', plate I, a horizontal strip of three with large to huge margins in a deep and intense shade, cancelled by boxed ANNULLATO handstamp with "BARI 2 GIU 1860" and ASSICURATA handstamp, both in red alongside, on registered cover directed to Napoli, reverse with arrival datestamp in red (June 4). An attractive cover the franking paying the rate for 1½ sheets, doubled by registration, signed E. Diena Sassone = € 1'000+.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF

    Lot# : 6439 Naples

    1858: 2 gr. in the rare shade 'rosa liliaceo', plate II, large to huge margins in a deep and intense shade, tied by boxed ANNULLATO with oval clear Maglie handstamp (Sassone LE = 4 punti) in red alongside, on cover directed to Napoli, reverse with arrival datestamp in red (Nov 18, 1858). Attractive, rare with this shade, signed A. & E. Diena with shade indication Sassone = € 1'000 + 110.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 6440 Naples

    1858: 2 gr. in the very rare shade 'carminio mattone', plate II, large to huge margins in a deep and intense shade, tied by boxed ANNULLATO with oval clear Popoli handstamp (Sassone PE = 4 punti) in black alongside, on part cover directed to Aquila. Part of backflaps missing, nevertheless an appealing usage of this very rare shade, signed A. Diena with shade indication Sassone = € 2'150 for a piece.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 6441 Naples

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    1858: 2 gr. 'rosso mattone', plate II, two single adhesives with large to enormous margins in a deep and intense shade, tied by boxed ANNULLATO with oval clear Reggio handstamp in red alongside, on 1858 cover directed to Napoli, reverse with Agosto arrival datestamp in red. A most attractive cover, certs Raybaudi (1976), Chiavarello (1977).
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 180 CHF

    Lot# : 6442 Naples

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    1858: 2 gr. light rose, plate III, large to huge margins iall round, tied by boxed ANNULLATO with "LANCIANO 5 AGO 1859" cds (Sassone CH = 5 punti) and "DI Rl SERVIZIO handstamp, both in black alongside, on entire letter directed to Napoli. Upon arrival a fair "NAPOLI / REAL SERVIZIO 8AGO 1859" handstamp in red was struck. Official postage-free letter to the Ministry of the Interior, the sender paid obviously 2 grana for the registration. Signed A. Diena; cert Chiavarello (1986).
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF

    Lot# : 6443 Naples

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    1858: 2 gr. carmine, plate III, large to huge margins in a deep and intense shade, tied by the very rare "BOVINO 25 LUG. 1861" cds (Sassone FG = 12 punti) in black, a crisp information strike alongside, on cover directed to Lucera. A late usage in July 1861, also the cancellation with a very rare datestamp, signed A. Diena; cert E. Diena (1984) Sassone = € 5'500.rnNote: The Bourbonic adhesives could be used after the proclamation of the Regno d'Italia in March 1861. Diena decribes late usages until November 1861 which faded out after the Province Napoletane and later the Italian adhesives came into circulation.rnProvenance: Collecton Raeli.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 650 CHF

    Lot# : 6444 Naples

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    1858: 2 gr. rose-carmine, plate III, showing in pos. 46 the variety 'inciso con la ruletta della II tavola', a large margined example in a deep and intense shade, tied by clear boxed ANNULLATO with oval clear Gallipoli handstamp (Sassone LE = 3 punti) in red alongside, on cover directed to Specchia Gallone. Rare variety, signed A. Diena & Avanzo; cert. E. Diena (1985), Vaccari (2001) Sassone = € 1'500.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 150 CHF

    Lot# : 6445 Naples

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    1858: 2 gr. light rose and 2 gr. 'carminio cupo', two single adhesives from plate III, large to huge margins in a deep shade, tied by "TARANTO 26 APR 1861" cds (Sassone = 7 punti) in violet, an information strike alongside, on cover directed to Napoli, reverse with arrival cds (April 28) in red. An appealing combination of two shades with the violet cancellation, signed Avanzo; cert. E. Diena (1986).rnProvenance: Collection 'Scilla e Cariddi' di Napoli et Sicilia, Giacomo Avanzo sale (Feb. 1989), lot 58.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 500 CHF

    Lot# : 6446 Naples

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    1858: 2 gr. 'carminio cupo', plate III, seven single adhesives with large to huge margins in a deep and intense shade, cancelled by ANNULLATO 'a svolazzo' type 1 with clear "POPOLI 29 MAG 1861" cds and ASSICURATA handstamp, both in black alongside, on registered cover directed to Agnone. Heavy letter with a weight of 3½ sheets resulting in postage of 7 grana, doubled by registration, some wear and tear as to be expected, nevertheless an impressive and appealing franking. Signed Bottacchi; cert. Colla (2004).
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,700 CHF

    Lot# : 6447 Naples

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    1858: 5 gr. 'rosa bunastro', a fresh and fine adhesive from plate I, large to huge margined in a deep and intense shade, tied by handwritten "Annull." with oval ATRI handstamp (Sassone TE = 12 punti) in black alongside, on cover directed to Firenze, Toscana. Reverse with Napoli transit (May 12) cds in red and arrival (May 16) cds in red. Underpaid and therefore taxed upon arrival with '6' crazie. An appealing cover, signed G. & A. Bolaffi; cert. E. Diena (1992) Sassone = € 5'500.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 500 CHF

    Lot# : 6448 Naples

    1858: 5 gr. 'rosa lilliaceo' in a horizontal pair, a fresh and fine multiple from plate I, large to huge margined in a deep and intense shade, cancelled by boxed ANNULLATO with light oval Monteparano handstamp (Sassone LE / TA = 9 punti) and ASSICURATA handstamp, both in red alongside, on cover directed to Napoli. Reverse with arrival (Nov 1858) cds in red. An interesting and attractive cover, the postage pays the rate for 2½ sheets, doubled for registration, signed Avanzo & E. Diena Sassone = € 3'000 + 1'400.rnProvenance: Collection 'Scilla e Cariddi' di Napoli et Sicilia, Giacomo Avanzo sale (Feb. 1989), lot 67.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 500 CHF

    Lot# : 6449 Naples

    1858: 5 gr. 'rosa bunastro', plate I in combination with 1 gr. rose-carmine, plate II, two fresh and fine adhesives, large to huge margined, tied by boxed ANNULLATO with crisp "CAMPOBAS 27 GIU 1859" cds and ASSICURATA handstamp, both in red alongside, on registered cover directed to Napoli. Reverse with Napoli arrival (June 29) cds in red. Most attractive, letter rate of 3 gr. for 1½ sheets, doubled for registration, signed Chiavarello.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 6450 Naples

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    1858: 5 gr. in combination with 2 gr. and 1 gr., all in the shade 'rosa lilliaceo' from plate I, three good to huge margined examples, cancelled by perfect  strikes of ANNULLATO with clear oval Campobasso and straight line ASSICURATA handstamps, both in red alongside, on registered cover directed to Napoli. Reverse with arrival (Feb 26, 1859) datestamp in red. Postage of 4 grana for two sheets, doubled for registration, attractive cover, signed G. & A. Bolaffi; cert. Sorani (1998) Sassone = € 1'375.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 220 CHF

    Lot# : 6451 Naples

    1859: 5 gr. carmine-rose, a fresh and fine adhesive from plate II, large to huge margined in an intense shade, tied by boxed ANNULLATO of Napoli with framed "P.D." alongside on cover directed to Firenze. Reverse with Napoli despatch (Nov 17, 1860) and arrival (Nov, 22) datestamps. The postage of 5 grana paid approximately 20 Italian centesimi, the rate to the other parts of the evolving Kingdom of Italy Sassone = € 1'050.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 130 CHF

    Lot# : 6452 Naples

    1859: 5 gr. carmine-rose, plate II, two fresh and fine adhesives, large to huge margined, tied by boxed ANNULLATO with crisp "CAMPOBAS 11 APR 1860" cds and ASSICURATA handstamp, both in red alongside, on registered cover directed to Napoli. Reverse with Napoli arrival (April 13) cds in red. Most attractive, letter rate of 5 gr. for 2½ sheets, doubled for registration, signed Chiavarello.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 6453 Naples

    1858: 10 gr. 'rosa bunastro', plate I, a fresh and fine adhesive, large to huge margined, tied by boxed ANNULLATO with clear oval Bovino handstamp (Sassone FG = 3 punti) and ASSICURATA handstamp, both in red alongside, on registered entire letter, written in Ascoli in the Papal States, but posted in Bovino to save postage, directed to Napoli. Reverse with Napoli arrival (July 5, 1858) cds in red. Most attractive, letter rate of 5 gr. for 2½ sheets, doubled for registration, signed Chiavarello & A. Diena Sassone = € 1'200.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 150 CHF

    Lot# : 6454 Naples

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    Shipmail to Sicily 1858: 10 gr. 'rosa lilliaceo', plate I in combination with 1 gr. dark rose, plate I, two fresh and fine adhesives, large to huge margined, cancelled by boxed ANNULLATO with oval FRANCA and two-line "MES.A / 10 AGOSo" handstamps, both added in black alongside upon arrival in Messina, on entire letter to Siracusa, endorsed "Col Postale Francese". Reverse with Napoli despatch (Aug 9, 1858) datestamp in red. Most attractive, the franking paying exactly the Shipmail's rate for one sheet with French vessel to Sicily. Signed Grioni, Bolaffi, A. Diena and others; cert. E. Diena (1985) Sassone = € 2'150.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 6455 Naples

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    1859: 10 gr. rosa-carmine, plate II, a fresh and fine adhesive, large to huge margined, tied by superb boxed ANNULLATO with crisp "GALLIPOLI 12 APR. 1860" cds in black alongside, on entire letter to Napoli. Reverse with arrival (April 16, 1860) cds in red. Very attractive cover, the franking very high for a non-registered inland letter, maybe reflecting a shipmail journey. Signed A. Diena & Avanzo; cert. E, Diena (1986), Vaccari (2001) Sassone = € 2'400.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,400 CHF

    Lot# : 6456 Naples

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    1859: 10 gr. carmine-rose, plate II in combination with 2 gr. 'carminio cupo', plate III, two fresh and fine adhesives, large to huge margined, cancelled by perfect ANNULLATO 'a svolazzo' type 2 handstamp with "BARLETTA 16 GEN. 1861" cds and ASSICURATA handstamp, both in red alongside, on registered cover to Reggio di Calabria. Reverse with Napoli transit (Jan 19, 1861) datestamp in red. File folds well away from adhesives and postmarks, nevertheless a most appealing cover paying the rate for three sheets, doubled for registration. Signed Em. Diena, R. Mondolfo & Avanzo; cert. E, Diena (1988) Sassone = € 2'800.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 240 CHF

    Lot# : 6457 Naples

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    1859: 10 gr. 'carminio vivo', plate II in a mixed franking with Province Napoletane 1861 5 gr. dark lilac, two fresh and fine adhesives, large to huge margined, tied by superb "SALERNO 10 LUG. 1861" cds in black with three strikes of ASSICURATA handstamp in black alongside, on cover to Vittoria, Sicily. Reverse with Napoli (July 17) and Messina transit (July 19) cds's. Part of backflaps missing, nevertheless a late usage of the Bourbon stamps, an extremely rare combination of utmost attractiveness, for a most advanced collection of Napoli or the early Kingdom. Signed A. Diena; cert. E, Diena (1985) Sassone = € 35'000+.
    Starting bid : 2,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,800 CHF

    Lot# : 6458 Naples

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    Falso dell'epoca 1859/61: 2 gr. carmine, 1st state of the first type, a fresh and fine adhesive, large to huge margined, tied by boxed ANNULLATO of Napoli, on entire letter to Morigerati. Reverse with Napoli despatch (July 17, 1860) cds in red and Sala transit (July 18) cds in black. An appealing usage of this rare adhesive made to defraud the postal system. Cert. E. Diena (1986), Raybaudi (1987) Sassone = € 12'000.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 6459 Naples

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    Falso dell'epoca 1859/61: 2 gr. violett, type II, a fresh and fine adhesive, large to huge margined, tied by boxed ANNULLATO of Napoli, on entire letter to Aquila. Reverse with Napoli despatch (Dec 6, 1860) cds in red. A letter franked with a faked stamp and directed to the bishop of Aquila. Signed A. Bolaffi; cert. G. Bolaffi (1967), Colla (1988) Sassone = € 4'500.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 400 CHF

    Lot# : 6460 Naples

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    Falso dell'epoca 1859/61: 10 gr. 'carminio lillaceo, falso type IV, a fresh and fine adhesive, good to large margined, tied by boxed ANNULLATO of Napoli, on entire letter to Civitavecchia. Reverse with Napoli despatch (Oct 30, 1860) cds in red and arrival (Oct 31) cds in black, obverse with light "CIVITAVECCHIA / DALLA / VIA DI MARE" entry handstamp. The adhesive made to defraud the postal system 'paid' correctly the 10 grana for the shipmail journry to the border of the Papal States. Signed Em. Diena; cert. E. Diena (1984) Sassone = € 9'000.
    Starting bid : 600 CHF
    Hammer price : 600 CHF

    Lot# : 6461 Naples

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    Falso dell'epoca 1859/61: 10 gr. 'carminio violaceo', falso type V, in combination with 5 gr. carmine plate II, two fresh and fine adhesives, large to huge margined, cancelled by boxed ANNULLATO of Napoli, ASSICURATA handstamp in red alongside, on registered entire letter to Alimena nearby Palermo. Reverse with Napoli despatch (Dec 11, 1860) cds in red, obverse with Palermo transit (Dec 15) cds in black, struck upon arrival of the vessel in Sicily. An appealing and impressive combination of a faked stamp to defraud the postal system and a correct stamp issued by it, 'paying' correctly the rate to Sicily for a registered letter of two sheets, sent with a commercial vessel. Signed Vaccari & R. Diena; cert. A. Diena (1962), E. Diena (1993), Colla (1993) Sassone = € 17'050.
    Starting bid : 1,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,400 CHF

    Lot# : 6462 Naples

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    Falso dell'epoca 1859/61: 20 gr. carmine, falso type II, two fresh and fine adhesives, large to huge margined, tied by boxed ANNULLATO of Napoli, one in black, one in red, framed "P.D." alongside, on cover to Odessa, endorsed "Per Francese". Reverse with Napoli despatch (Dec 26, 1859) cds in red and Paris transit (Jan 1) cds in black, obverse with octogonal "D. SICILES S.E. MARSEILLE 29 DEC. 59" French entry datestamp in blue and "FRANKREICH PER AACHEN FRANCO 1 1" Prussian entry cds. An extremely rare usage on a 'fully prepaid' cover to Odessa via France following the 1854 Franco - Bourbon postal treaty. Signed Em. Diena; cert. E. Diena (1984) Sassone = € 18'000.
    Starting bid : 1,200 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,200 CHF

    Lot# : 6463 Naples

    1898: Reprint of six values of the Bourbonic adhesives, ½, 1, 5, 10, 20 & 50 gr., privately reprinted in Torino in 1898 on three cardboards. Sassone = € 1'600
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 6464 Naples

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    Province Napoletane 1861: ½ t. green-olive, a large to huge margined adhesive, well embossed, two wrinkles when the adhesive was glued to the letter, tied by "PARTENZA DA NAPOLI 3 GIU. 1861" despatch cds, on entire printed matter letter to Pesaro. Reverse with Livorno (June 4) & Forli (June 6) transit as well as Pesaro arrival (June 7) cds's in black. A rare shade of the mezzo tornese adhesive, signed A. Diena; certs. Sorani (2000), Bottacchi (2011), Colla (2001) Sassone = € 1'500.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 150 CHF

    Lot# : 6465 Naples

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    Province Napoletane 1861: ½ gr. brown, a large even margined adhesive, fine and fresh, well embossed, tied by thimble "NAPOLI 21 AGO 62 9 S" despatch cds, on entire printed matter letter within Naples. Double rate printed matter within the province napoletane, signed A. Diena; certs. Fiecchi (1971), E. Diena (1995) Sassone = € 10'000.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 850 CHF

    Lot# : 6466 Naples

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    Province Napoletane 1861: ½ gr. bistre-brown in a horizontal strip of four, a large even margined multiple, fine and fresh, well embossed, tied by clear "CITTA S. ANGELO 12 NOV 1861" despatch cds (Sassone CH/PE = 5 punti), a crisp information strike alongside, on cover to Chieti. A most attractive combination to pay the 2 grana letter rate within the province, signed Em. Diena; cert. E. Diena (1988) Sassone = € 4'000 + 200.rnProvenance: Collection Rothschild.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 420 CHF

    Lot# : 6467 Naples

    Province Napoletane 1861: 1 gr. 'grigrio verdastro' in a horizontal pair, good to large margined multiple, well embossed, tied by ANNULLATO handstamp 'a svolazzo' type 3 with "LECCE 13 GIU 1861" despatch cds in red alongside (Sassone = 8 punti), on cover to Brindisi, reverse arrival cds of the same day. Special 2 grana rate within the province napoletane, signed Chiavarello & Sassone Sassone = € 360 + 1'000.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 100 CHF

    Lot# : 6468 Naples

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    Province Napoletane 1861: 1 gr. black in a horizontal strip of four, good to large margined multiple, fine and fresh, well embossed, tied by Sardinian-type "PAGLIETTA CHIETI 26 GIU 62" despatch cds, on cover to Altino. Double rate cover from office to office, signed Vaccari; cert E. Diena (1988) Sassone = € 5'000.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 400 CHF

    Lot# : 6469 Naples

    Province Napoletane 1861: 1 gr. dark grey (2) and 2 gr. dark-blue (2), four good to large margined adhesives, fine and fresh, well embossed, tied by "TARANTO 12 SET 1861" despatch cds, information strike alongside, on cover to Napoli. Reverse with arrival cds (Sept 15). An unusual combination franking to pay the 6 grana rate for a triple weight cover within the Province Napoletane. Signed Vaccari & Sorani Sassone unlisted combination.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 300 CHF

    Lot# : 6470 Naples

    Province Napoletane 1861: 1 gr. black (2) and 5 gr. rosso-carminio', three good to large margined adhesives, fine and fresh, well embossed, tied by superb thimble "CASTELLANETA 13 LUG 62" despatch cds (Sassone LE/TA = 7 punti), information strike alongside, on cover to Napoli. Reverse with Massafra transit and arrival cds (July 16). An attractive combination franking to pay the 7 grana rate for a cover with 3.5 sheets within the Province Napoletane. Signed G. Bolaffi (1914) & A. Bolaffi (1970) Sassone = € 3'250 + 600.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 300 CHF
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