Lots 552 - 560, Catalogue of Auction #45 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
552 **   167a, 169a, 170a
1923, 50th Anniversary of the Death of Alessandro Manzoni, imperforated set of three stamps, two of them with sheet margins, all have full OG, NH, VF and rare, especially stamp of 30c, which was printed in quantity of 30 copies only, Raybaudi certificates for each stamp, Sassone #153d, 155d, 156d, 7,750, Scott C.v. $5,410
3000.00
553 **   183 var
1926, St. Francis, 5L+2.50L dark brown, vertical pair imperforated horizontally between stamps, nice and fresh, full original slightly uneven gum, NH, F/VF, Raibaudi certificate, Sassone #197 l, 1,800
600.00
554    259-62
1931, pre-printed registered cover from Rome to USA, franked by four values of St. Anthony issue, fascist label is affixed on the back, NYC transit and arrival ds, VF
150.00
555 **   477
1945-47, Family and Scales, 100L carmine, left sheet margin block of four, bottom left stamp has small inclusion, otherwise post office fresh and nice centering, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #565, 2,300 as singles, Scott C.v. $1,800++
750.00
556    832-34, a
1961, Visits of President Gronchi to Argentina, Uruguay and Peru, three flown pre-printed FDC's individual for those countries, each one is posted into the mail in Vatican on March 31, accordingly uprated by ''Visit stamps'' and bearing machine cancellation of April 6, 1961; including cover to Peru, which is franked by both 205L stamps, a common gray violet copy is affixed over an error rose lilac stamp. All appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF, only 110 such FDC for each country were produced; cover franked by both ''Peru'' stamps is a rarity per Raybaudi certificate, Sassone #S201a
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7500.00
557 **/*   Sassone #S6

Italian Occupation of Montenegro

1942, black overprint "Governatorato del Montenegro" over Red Cross Tuberculosis surcharges on Yugoslavian air post stamps, complete set of four, the low value has tiny offset on yellowish gum, otherwise fresh, full OG, NH or VLH (1), F/VF and scarce, expertized by E. Diena, Raybaudi certificate, Sassone C.v. 2,450
600.00
558 **   Sassone #S7
1942, red overprint "Governatorato del Montenegro" over Red Cross Tuberculosis surcharges on Yugoslavian air post stamps, complete set of four, perfect condition in every respect, full OG, NH, mostly VF and rare, expertized by A. Diena, Sassone C.v. 7,500
2500.00
559 **   Sassone #S8
1942, black surcharges on Yugoslavian King Peter II stamps, complete set of nine, full OG, NH, F/VF, Sassone C.v. 650
150.00
560 **   Sassone #S18

Air Post stamps

1942, red surcharges on Yugoslavian air post stamps, complete set of eight, three of which have sheet margins, full OG, NH, F/VF, Sassone C.v. 4,400
1250.00