Lots 507 - 515, Catalogue of Auction #63 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
507  143-46
1924, 300th Anniversary of the Propagation of the Faith, complete set of four imperforated proofs in issued colors, printed on chalk-surfaced cards, fresh condition, no gum as produced, previously hinged, VF, Raybaudi certificate, Sassone #131/34, ?3,000
508 **   169a
1923, Manzoni issue, 1L blue and black, imperforated exemplar with nice margins all around, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by Dr. G. Bolaffi, C.v. $800 as hinged
509 **   170a
1923, Manzoni issue, 5L lilac and black, four-side margin imperforated stamp, slightly toned full OG, NH, VF, expert's guarantee hs on reverse, C.v. $2,400
510 **   183 var
1926, St. Francis, 5L+2.50L dark brown, vertical pair imperforated horizontally between stamps, full original slightly uneven gum as always exists, NH, F/VF, Raybaudi certificate, Sassone #197 l, ?2,100
511 **   439 var
1944, Lupa Capitolina, 50c lilac and pale rose, four singles and block of four, printed recto-verso (one side without background), imperforated or partly imperforated (block of four), color varieties of the background (rose or dark brown), fresh condition, no gum as produced, NH, VF, Sassone #515d, l, m, ?500++
512 **   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

Military Maritime Mail

1918, free-frank postcard pre-printed with Eagle and Anchor in color, sent from a submarine to Chiassio, tied by blue circular military cachet "R. Sommergibile H5", censored, VF
514 **   159 var

Trieste (Zone A)

1952, Armed Forces Day, inverted black overprint "AMG FTT" on 60L black and blue, bottom right corner margin exemplar, full OG, NH, VF, S. Sorani certificate, Sassone #159a, ?3,200
515 **   Sassone #9/Ii

Parcel Post stamps

1947-48, black two-line overprint "A.M.G./F.T.T." on 100L blue, perforation 13 1/4, top sheet margin stamp with upper perforation strongly shifted to the design, pin-point inclusion at the margin faraway from the stamp, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. ?3,200