Lots 418 - 430, Catalogue of Auction #67 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
418 **   324-28, C62-65
1934, 2nd World Soccer Championships, complete set of nine, postage and airpost, stamp of 75c with minor gum disturbance, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $625
419 **   439-40 var
1944, Lupa Capitolina, 50c lilac and pale gray lilac, six stamps, two on watermarked paper and four on paper without watermark, all different varieties, such as double impression, printing on both sides, partly perforated, error of colors, nice quality, full OG or no gum as issued, NH, VF, Sassone #515, 515A var, ?750
420 **   579-80
1951, Reconstruction of the Montecassino Abbey, 20L violet, 55L bright blue, vertical gutter blocks of 20, lightly folded in the middle along horizontal perforation, fresh and nice, full OG, NH, VF and rare multiples, Unificato #664-65, ?12,000
421 **   C13, C16-17 fn

World War II Propaganda issue

1942, Pegasus, Spirit of Flight and Arrows, complete set of three, each stamp with military label on the right or at the top, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #12A-C, ?1,750, Scott C.v. $1,400
422 **   1LN6 var

Allied Military Government (A.M.G.)
Veneza Guilia

1946, inverted black overprint "A.M.G. V.G." on 5L dark red, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by R. Mondolfo and others, Sassone #10d, ?1,300
423 **/*   
1946, inverted black overprint "A.M.G. V.G." on 11 Italian postage, air post and special delivery stamps, including Sassone #11d with additional inverted offset of overprint on reverse, air post stamps #6b and 8b and etc., fresh condition, full OG, NH or VLH (3), VF, all properly expertized, C.v. is over ?2,500
424 **/*   1LN4/8 var
1946, double black overprint "A.M.G. V.G." on 10c x2 (one has double, one inverted overprint), 60c (pair), 1L, 2L and 5L, nice quality, full OG, NH or VLH (1), VF, six most expensive stamps are properly expertized, Sassone #2e/10e, ?1,450
425  42 var

Trieste (Zone A)

1949, European Recovery Program, 5L dark bluish green, inverted black two-line overprint "F.T.T. A.M.G.", full OG, VLH, VF, expertized by R. Mondolfo, Sassone #43a, ?4,000
426 **   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
427 **/*   C3, C22 var

Air Post stamps

1947-54, Swallows, strongly shifted to the bottom black two-line overprint "A.M.G. F.T.T." on 5L dark green, in addition Airplane with black straight line overprint "AMG-FTT" on 50L violet, watermark"winged wheel" type III, full OG, NH or LH respectively, VF, first one expertized by R. Mondolfo and others, Sassone #3 var, 22A
428  J7-15

Postage Due stamps

1949, Postage Due stamps of Italy of 1947, overprinted "A.M.G. F.T.T." in black, 1L-20L, complete set of nine, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $704
429 **   Q9 var

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, Sassone #9/Ii, C.v. ?3,200
430 **   Q22 var
1950, black straight line overprint "AMG-FTT" on 100L blue, top sheet margin vertical strip of three, stamp is in the middle with double perforation at the bottom and on the sides, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #22s, ?2,200++