Lots 399 - 409, Catalogue of Auction #59 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
399  118
1910, Plebiscite issue, G. Garibaldi, imperforated proof of 15c in black, printed on thin slightly brownish paper without watermark, no gum as produced, VF, Raybaudi certificate, Sassone #P90, ?450
400 **   169a
1923, Manzoni issue, 1L blue and black, imperforated copy with balanced margins, full OG (!), NH, VF, a copy of Raybaudi certificate for vertical pair, the presented stamp is at the bottom, Sassone #155d, ?1,000 for a stamp with gum
401 **   183 var
1926, St. Francis, 5L+2.50L dark brown, vertical pair imperforated horizontally between stamps, nice and fresh, full original slightly uneven gum as always exists, NH, F/VF, Raybaudi certificate, Sassone #197 l, ?2,000
402 **   

Airship "Norge" Polar Flight

1926, "Volo Transpolare", the Amundsen - Nobile - Ellsworth vignette, top sheet margin vertical pair, imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF
1926, "Volo Transpolare", the Amundsen - Nobile - Ellsworth vignette, bottom sheet margin horizontal pair, left stamp with inverted frame variety, violet oval confirmation seal on reverse, fresh, full OG, LH, VF
404 **   3a

Occupation of Dalmatia

1921, black surcharge 10c on 10c dark red, horizontal pair, right stamp without surcharge, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by E. Diena, Sassone #3aa, ?2,500
405 **   Sassone #40-48

Occupation of Montenegro

1942, black surcharges on Yugoslavian King Peter II stamps, complete set of nine in horizontal pairs, most with sheet margins, pair of 16d has slight crease across the design, otherwise fresh, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. ?1,900++
406 **   

World War II British Propaganda Forgery against Italy

1942, Hitler and Mussolini, 25c green, inscribed "Two People. One Fuhrer" (a parody on Rome-Berlin Axis stamp of 1941), printed on paper without watermark, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
407 **   57 var

Trieste (Zone A)

1949, Domenico Cimarosa, double red overprint "AMG-FTT" on 20L black violet, full OG, NH, VF, only 60 stamps were produced, Raybaudi certificate, Sassone #68a, ?2,400
408 **   90 var
1952-53, Blacksmith, inverted black overprint "AMG-FTT" on 50c violet blue, in addition misplaced vertical and horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF and scarce double error, S. Sorani certificate, Sassone #89/Ia, ?3,500
409 **   159 var
1952, Armed Forces Day, inverted black overprint "AMG FTT" on 60L black and blue, bottom right corner margin copy, full OG, NH, VF, S. Sorani certificate, Sassone #159a, ?3,200