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Lot 334

Italian States: Naples & Sicily/Two Sicilies, 1861, Victor Emmanuel II, ½t to 50g complete (Scott 19-27), o.g., hinged, fresh colors and clear embossing; each stamp with four full margins, Very Fine, 10g & 20g values signed Richter.
Scott $1,432.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 335

Italy, 1865, Victor Emmanuel II, 5c slate green, Turin printing (Scott 26), o.g., lightly hinged, rich color on perfectly clean paper; small bit of album offset on gum, Very Fine.
Sassone T16.
Scott $1,825.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 336

Italy, 1865, Victor Emmanuel II, 10c buff, Turin printing (Scott 27), o.g., barest trace of hinge (appears never hinged), striking deep shade, Fine.
Sassone T17.
Scott $3,100.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 337

Italy, 1877, Victor Emmanuel II, 10c blue (Scott 28), o.g., hinged, exceptionally fresh and bright, with vibrant color, sharp impression and lily-white paper, Fine to Very Fine, not often offered; don't let this one get away.
Sassone 27.
Scott $5,850.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 338

Italy, 1865, Victor Emmanuel II, 40c carmine, Turin printing (Scott 31), o.g., hinged, great color; slight horizontal crease (more a bulge, actually) from its old hinge, still Fine to Very Fine.
Sassone T20.
Scott $6,500.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 339

Italy, 1878, 2c on Officials 2c-10L complete (Scott 37-44), Fine to Very Fine set, with #39 Very Fine, #37 & 42 signed.
Sassone 29-36.
Scott $4,355.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 340

Italy, 1879, Humbert I, 5c-2L complete (Scott 45-51), o.g., hinged, the set in excellent, fresh condition, Fine, with 1991 Raybaudi certificate for the set.
Sassone 37-43.
Scott $1,906.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 341

Italy, 1889, Arms of Savoy, 5c dark green (Scott 52), regal color on crisp white paper, Fine to Very Fine.
Sassone 44.
Scott $775.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 342

Italy, 1889, Humbert I, 45c gray green (Scott 54), pristine o.g., hinged, enticing color, Very Fine.
Sassone 46a.
Scott $2,350.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 343

Italy, 1891, Humbert I, 2c-20c complete (Scott 64-66), o.g., never hinged (!), a great trio, Fine.
Sassone 56-58.
Scott $2,050.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 344

Italy, 1901, Victor Emmanuel III, 50c violet (Scott 85), o.g., hinged, enticing color and above-average centering; a lovely stamp, Very Fine.
Sassone 76.
Scott $850.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 345

Italy, 1923, Manzoni complete (Scott 165-170), o.g., lightly hinged, a super set of this popular issue, Very Fine overall, with the key 5L value XF.
Sassone 151-156.
Scott $958.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 346

Italy, Postage Dues, 1890-91, 10c-30c surcharges complete (Scott J25-J27), o.g., hinged, Fine, a mesmerizing set, #J25 & J26 signed (the latter by A. Diena).
Sassone S.2302.
Scott $2,655.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 347

Italy, Immaculate Collection, 1855-1928, all mounted on Scott album pages; earliest issues spotty, but virtually complete from 1891; includes Victory issues (wo and with overprints), Mazzini, Volta, all the Kings, Semi-Postals with Death Masks, Airs, Special Delivery, Dues, Officials, Parcel Post, Pneumatic and 1918 Occupation issues; vibrant color and generally better-than-average centering throughout, o.g., Fine to Very Fine with better, see it all on the web site.
Scott $7,998.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid$1,000
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Lot 348

Italy: Fiume, 1920, 10L on 20c brown orange "Reggenza Italiana del Carnaro" overprint (Scott 121), good-looking color, clear overprint, sound perfs, o.g., hinge remnants, Fine to Very Fine, signed.
Scott $700.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 349

Italy: Fiume, 1919, 200th Day of Peace issue, 5c+5L to 10cor+5L complete (Scott B4-B15), Fine to Very Fine with many better.
Scott $570.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 350

Italy: Fiume, 1920, "Reggenza Italiana del Carnaro" overprints, 1c on 5c to 5L on 10c (Scott 104-120), the set complete, less the 10L value; great colors and overprints, o.g., hinged, Very Fine, 1L & 2L values signed.
Scott $680.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 351

Italy: Fiume, Fantastical Collection, 1918-24, virtually complete, Front- and Back-of-the-Book, with each stamp crisp and clean and neatly mounted (though hinged in a prior life); many 1918 overprints signed (Pape), but we're pricing this one conservatively (if all genuine, catalogue value is $4000), Very Fine, a pretty collection however you look at it; be sure to on our website.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 352

Italian Offices in China, Italy, Offices in China Collection, 1918-19, both Beijing and Tientsin virtually complete, mounted on Scott pages; fresh, vibrant colors; nicely centered; includes Special Delivery and Postage Dues issues, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $6,657.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 353

Italian Offices in the Turkish Empire, Italy, Offices in the Turkish Empire Collection, 1902-22, both general issues (1921-22), plus locales, all hinged on Scott reproduction pages; includes general issue Special Delivery stamps, Albania, Constantinople, Durazzo, Janina 1909-11 issues, Jerusalem (including #7, 20pi on 5L with part imprint capture at bottom), Salonika, Scutari, Smyrna (with 2014 Ferrario certificate for the set) and Valona, o.g., Fine to Very Fine, worth a look, not often found all together.
Scott $4,525.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 354

Italian Occupation of the Aegean Islands, Italy, Aegean Islands Occupation Issues, 1912-24, come sail away with this collection, complete #1-11 for each island from Calchi to Stampalia; all fresh and hinged at one point in their lives, but now neatly mounted on Scott pages; a remarkably fresh collection with great eye appeal (and catalogue value), o.g., Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $4,322.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 355
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Italian Colonies: Cyrenaica, 1924, Manzoni issue complete (Scott 11-16), #11-15 never hinged (!); a few gum issues, largely inconsequential, Fine to Very Fine, a remarkably fresh set.
Scott $441.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 356

Italian Colonies: Eritrea, 1892, overprinted 1c to 5L King Umberto I complete (Scott 1-11), the entire First Issue with "Colonia Eritrea" overprint, o.g., lightly hinged, fresh with strong colors; a minor nibbed perforation or two, Fine to Very Fine, not often found as a complete set, 5L signed.
Scott $2,966.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid$400
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Lot 357

Italian Colonies: Eritrea, 1903-28, overprinted Coat-of-Arms & Victor Emmanuel III complete (Scott 19//33), missing only #32, o.g., lightly hinged, colors sharp and paper clean; small spot of margin dirt at left of #19, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $3,523.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid$400
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Lot 358

Italian Colonies: Eritrea, 1924, overprinted 10c to 5L Manzoni Issue complete (Scott 75-80), an ever-popular series in fresh condition, o.g., very lightly hinged, Very Fine, 5L signed.
Scott $596.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 359

Italian Colonies: Eritrea, 1917-24, overprinted 5c to 20L Parcel Post stamps, complete in pairs (Scott Q9-Q21), fresh from the Post Office (via at least one collector), o.g., lightly hinged; light soiling to 2L right stamp, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $938.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 360

Italian Colonies: Eritrea, Well-Filled Collection, 1895-1927, from Umberto to Volta, with Semi-Postals and Special Delivery stamps complete; clean without exception, Fine to Very Fine with better throughout.
Scott $2,174.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 361

Italian Colonies: Libya, Remarkable Collection, 1912-27, one of the finest we've seen, needing only #56 to complete the period; regular issues, Semi-Postals, Special Delivery, Postage Dues and Parcel Post stamps are all here, all fresh with vibrant colors; even includes a split overprint on #37, Fine to Very Fine with better interspersed, be sure to view on our website.
Scott $3,070.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 362

Italian Colonies: Oltre Juba, Postage Dues, 1925, 5c to 5L complete (Scott J1-J10), o.g., very lightly hinged, Fine to Very Fine, a tough set.
Scott $620.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 363

Italian Colonies: Oltre Juba, 1925, 5c to 20L complete in pairs (Scott Q1-Q13), o.g., very lightly hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $824.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 364

Italian Colonies: Oltre Juba, Complete, 1925-26, every regular, Semi-Postal and Special Delivery issue; uniformly bright and clean, o.g., Fine to Very Fine, see it all on our website.
Scott $715.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 365

Italian Colonies: Somalia, (Italian), Virtually Complete Collection, 1903-28, mounted on Scott pages, and missing just two regular issue and 11 Postage Due stamps to complete the period; fresh and clean throughout, starting with Elephants and Lions of the 1903 issue and running through Victor Emmanuel III in 1928; includes Manzoni complete, Semi-Postals, Special Delivery, Dues (from 1909, with #J12-J22 and J31-J41), and a complete run of Parcel Post stamps in pairs (#Q1-Q37), Fine to Very Fine with much better, see the lot in its entirety on our web site; it won't disappoint.
Scott $7,275.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid$1,000
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Lot 366

Italian Colonies: Tripolitania, A Compilation of Collections, 1901-28, take a tour of the Italian Maghreb with this lot, comprising Offices in Tripoli (1901-11 complete), Cyrenaica (1923-26 selection), 1923 Saseno issues complete and Tripolitania 1923-28 (nearly complete); condition is sound throughout, though a few individual stamps are lightly toned; still, a difficult area in overall excellent quality, Fine to Very Fine with much better, view it all on our website.
Scott $1,199.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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