Lots 535 - 545, Catalogue of Auction #65 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
535  142A-D
1922, 9th Philatelic Congress in Trieste, black overprints on King Emmanuel stamps, complete set of four, First Day cancellation (4.6.22) on individual pieces, fresh, F/VF, Sassone #123-26, ?1,600
536  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
537 **   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
538 **   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
539 **   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
540 **   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++
541 **   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
543 **   109-10

Trieste (Zone A)

1951, Centenary of Tuscany postage stamps, black overprint "AMG-FTT", complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #108-09, ?325
544 **   159 var
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
545 **   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