Lots 760 - 804 of Catalogue of Auction #89, April 15-17, 2021.

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Lots 760 - 804,
Catalogue of Auction #89, April 15-17, 2021. Raritan Stamps, Inc

 
ITALIAN COLONIES
 
Lot   Cat.#
Description
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Net Price
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General issues
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760 ** block  1-12, C1-6, C7 1932, Dante Alighieri Society, stamps of Italy with black or red overprints "Colonie Italiane", complete set of 19 in top left corner sheet margin blocks of six (3x2), postage and air post, including Leonardo da Vinci stamp, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $700, Sassone #11-22, A8-14, C.v. €1,320 as singles
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761 ** block  13-22, C8-12, CE1-2 1932, Garibaldi issue, complete set of 17 in sheet margin blocks of six (3x2), postage, air post and air post special delivery stamps, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #1-10, A1-7, C.v. €2,400 as singles
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sold
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Italian East Africa
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762 ** block  34-40, C18-19 1941, Hitler and Mussolini, complete set of nine in right sheet margin blocks of six (3x2), postage and air post, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #34-40, A20-21, C.v. €5,610 as singles
sold
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Cyrenaica
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763 **   15a 1924, Manzoni issue, double red overprint "Cirenaica" on 1L blue and black, bottom sheet margin single, well centering for this difficult stamp, minor usual foxing on full original gum, NH, VF and scarce, expertized by A. Diena, G. Bolaffi and others, C.v. $1,250, Sassone #15b, €3,600
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345.00
764  C12-17    Air Post stamps
1933, Graf Zeppelin issue, 3L-20L, complete set of six, neat Zeppelin cancellations, fresh and VF, C.v. $780, Sassone #A12-17, €1,650
sold
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Eritrea
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765 ** block  J1bc    Postage Due stamps
1920, 5c orange and magenta, inverted numeral and black overprint "Colonia Eritrea", bottom sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, F/VF and very scarce double error multiple, expertized by Dr. Bolaffi, G. Oliva and others, C.v. $2,200 as hinged singles, Sassone #14a, €6,000 as singles
805.00
766      Balance of a Collection
1908-34, 137 mint stamps, forming 22 complete sets, including Naples Exposition, King Victor Emmanuel III and other issues, minor duplication, nice quality unit, full OG, mainly LH, F/VF, SassoneC.v.€1,930 as hinged
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sold
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Libya
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767 **   22 var 1921, Roman Legionary, 5c black and green, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, usual centering, but nice and fresh item with intact perforation, full OG, NH, Dr. Enzo Diena certificate, Sassone #23 l, C.v. €3,750
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375.00
768 ** block  22a 1921, Roman Legionary, 5c black and red brown instead of black and green, error of color, block of four with perforation 13 1/2-14, excellent quality and well centering for this stamp, full OG, NH (!), VF and extremely rare multiple, each stamp expertized by Dr. Bolaffi, C.v. $10,400++, Sassone #23A, €35,000 as singles
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769  22a 1921, Roman Legionary, 5c black and red brown instead of green, error of color, perforation 14, nicely centered, full original slightly uneven gum as always, LH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $1,900, Sassone #23A, €3,500
520.00
770 **   22b-25a 1921, Roman Legionary and Diana of Ephesus, 5c-25c, four values with inverted center, typical centering for this issue, uneven full original gum, NH, C.v. $580, Sassone #23c-26c, €950
sold
771 **   22c 1921, Roman Legionary, 5c black and green, horizontal imperforated pair with central design shifted to the right on both stamps as always exists, balanced margins all around, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,100, Sassone #23h, €2,500 as singles
290.00
772 **   31d 1921, "Victory", 10L dark blue and olive green, right sheet margin single with perforation 14x13 1/4, nice centering and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF and scarce in such condition, C.v. $1,600, Sassone #32a, C.v. €2,250
345.00
773 **   39a 1926-29, "Sibilla Libica", 20c green, top sheet margin vertical pair, imperforated at top and between stamps, nicely centered for this issue, full OG, NH (LH on top margin away from the stamp), VF and rare, Sassone #54f, C.v. €9,000
860.00
774 ** block  43 var 1924, "Sibilla Libica", 2L carmine, top sheet margin vertical strip of three, imperforated at top and between stamps, minimal foxing on full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #43k, €5,600
575.00
775  51b var 1924-29, Diana of Ephesus, 10c black and carmine, vertical left sheet margin pair printed on paper without watermark, imperforated between stamps, excellent condition in every respect, full OG, VLH at top stamp, VF, expertized by Dr. G. Bolaffi, Sassone #47p, €1,100
160.00
776  54 1924-29, Ancient Galley, imperforated archival proof of 30c in black and brown, horizontal imperforated pair, no gum as issued, NH, VF, expertized by A. Diena, Sassone #P50, C.v. €1,100++
160.00
777 **   55 var 1924-29, Ancient Galley, 50c black and olive green, horizontal pair with perforation 13 1/2-14, imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, Sassone #51t, €2,800
290.00
778 **   55 imp 1924-29, Ancient Galley, 50c black and olive green, right sheet margin imperforated single, full OG, NH, VF and very rare, expertized by A. Diena, Sassone #51k, €12,000
1090.00
779  55a var 1926-30, Ancient Galley, 50c black and olive green, right sheet margin horizontal pair with perforation 11, imperforated vertically between stamps and on the right, nice quality item, full OG, very light trace of hinge, appearing NH, VF and rare, Sassone #64k, €10,000 as hinged
1380.00
780 **   58a var 1926-30, "Victory", 1L dark brown and brown, perforation 11, left sheet margin single with center is strongly (for 6mm) shifted to the top, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #65b, €2,400
230.00
781 **   58a var 1926-30, "Victory", 1L dark brown and brown, perforation 11, a single with center is strongly shifted to the top left (2.5mm in each direction), full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #65b, €2,400
230.00
782 **   58a var 1926-30, "Victory", 1L dark brown and brown, perforation 11, top sheet margin horizontal pair with shift of top horizontal perforation to the design, pencil inscription at top of left stamp, perfect quality item, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #65ca, €7,200++
690.00
783 **   59 var 1931, Ancient Galley, 1.25L indigo and ultra, perforation 14, right sheet margin single with large part of sheet lathework, imperforated at right, full OG, NH, F/VF and scarce, expertized by A. Diena, Sassone #105b, €4,400
460.00
784 ** block  95-101, C43 1941, Hitler and Mussolini, complete set of eight in bottom left corner sheet margin blocks of four, postage and air post, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #171-77, A45, C.v. €460++.
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Semi - Postal and Air Post stamps
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785  B38-47, C4-7 1932, 6th Sample Fair at Tripoli, imperforated proofs of 10c-10+2L, 50c-5+2L, complete set of 14, including postage and air post, printed on thickened white paper, no gum as produced, NH, VF and scarce in complete set, Sassone #108-17, A4 -7, C.v. €3,080
sold
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Special Delivery stamps
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786 **   E3 var 1921, Expres, 30c blue and rose, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #3h, C.v. €5,500
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787 **   E4 var 1921, Espresso, 50c rose red and brown, bottom sheet margin vertical pair imperforated between stamps, fresh quality, full OG, NH, F/VF, expertized by Dr. G. Bolaffi, Sassone #4g, C.v. €5,500
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788  E11 var 1926-29, Espresso, inverted blue surcharge (with 5 bars at bottom) 1.25L on 60c dark red and brown, perforation 11, usual centering, but bold colors and fresh quality, full OG, LH, fine and very scarce, Raybaudi certificate, Sassone#12b, €6,000
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789  E12, var 1927-33, Expres, red surcharge 2.50(L) on 2L blue and carmine, two singles of distinctly different shades, one with imprinted margin, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, Sassone #13, €800++
85.00
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Postage Due stamps
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790 **   J3a 1915, Numerals, double black overprint "Libia" on 20c orange and magenta, bold colors and intact perforation, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, expertized by A. Diena, C.v. $750 as hinged, Sassone #3b, €1,875
220.00
791 **   J3b 1915, Numerals, inverted overprint "Libia" on 20c orange and magenta, right sheet margin single, perfect state of preservation, full OG, NH, fine and scarce, Raybaudi certificate, C.v. $800 as hinged, Sassone #3ba, €1,875
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205.00
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Independent Libya
Postage Due stamps
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792 **   J30-36 1951, black bilingual overprints "Libya" on due stamps issued by British Administration for Cyrenaica, 2m-100m, complete set of seven, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #S1-7, €450
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793 ** block  J30-36 1951, black bilingual overprints "Libya" on due stamps issued by British Administration for Cyrenaica, 2m-100m, complete set of seven in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #S1-7, €2,000
430.00
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Independent Libya
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794      Practically Complete Collection on Album Pages
1912-51, about 400 mostly mint stamps, starting with "Libia" overprints on King Victor Emmanuel values, three complete definitive sets of 1921, 1924 and 1926, different overprints on British Warrior sets, including all existing inverted and doubled overprints, valuable postage dues and parcel stamps, nice quality collection, full OG, mainly LH, F/VF or better, all expensive stamps expertized, nice and absolutely outstanding unit, Sassone C.v. is about €26,300 as hinged, Est. $3,000-$3,750

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French Occupation of Fezzan (Libya)
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795 ** block  Sassone #1 1943, black overprint "Fezzan. Occupation Francaise" on King Victor Emmanuel 50c violet, top sheet margin block of four, full original dry gum as always, NH, VF, expertized by Calves, C.v. €1,200++
sold
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Air Post stamps
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796 **   Sassone #A1 1943, black overprint "Fezzan. Occupation Francaise" on Pegasus 50c brown, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by A. Anderson, C.v. €550
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797 ** block  Sassone #A1 1943, black overprint "Fezzan. Occupation Francaise" on Pegasus 50c brown, bottom right corner sheet margin block of four, full original dry gum as often, NH, VF, Calves guarantee hs on reverse of each stamp, C.v. €2,200++
460.00
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Independent Libya - Issue for Fezzan
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798 **   112-21 1951, British Cyrenaica Warrior with black surcharges 2fr/2m - 480fr/500m, complete set of ten, nicely centered, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #14-23, €1,200
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Somalia
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799 block  10 1906-07, Elephant, black surcharge 2c on 1b brown, imperforated proof in bottom sheet margin block of six printed on grayish paper without watermark, fresh and unfolded, appropriate narrow margins, no gum as produced, NH, VF and rare multiple, expertized by Dr. G. Chiavarello, Sassone Cat. is mentioned archival proofs of the first issue without surcharges, C.v. €1,800 as singles
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800 ** block  98b 1927, Volta issue, black overprints "Somalia Italiana" and inverted "Tripolitania" on 50c deep orange, bottom left corner sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple, expertized by Enzo Diena, C.v. $2,100,Sassone #110b, €5,600 as singles
545.00
801 **   Q62 var    A.F.I.S. (Amministrazione Fiduciaria Italiana) - Parcel Post stamps
1950, 1s violet, top right corner sheet margin vertical pair, imperforated at right, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #7a, €3,600
345.00
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Independent Somalia
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802 **   234-335    Collection on Scott Album Pages
1959-68, over 150 mint stamps and one souvenir sheet, apparently complete for the period including postage, semi-postal, air post, air post semi-postal and special delivery issues, nice topical material neatly arranged in mounts, full OG, NH, mainly VF, C.v. is about $300
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sold
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Common Design Types of the Colonies
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803 ** block   1930, Virgil issue, four complete sets in top left corner margin blocks of six, representing Italian stamps overprinted "Cirenaica", "Eritrea", "Somalia" and Tripolitania, the last one includes postage and air post issues, the total is 40 blocks, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone C.v. €1,590 as singles
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British Occupation of East Africa
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804 **   Sassone #1-9 1941, Eagle and Lion, Gazelle, Scenes, carmine or black surcharges on East Africa definitive stamps 10c/5c- 10L/5L, complete set of nine, flawless quality unit, full OG, NH, VF, A. Diena certificate, C.v. €5,000
sold

Lots 760 - 804,
Catalogue of Auction #89, April 15-17, 2021. Raritan Stamps, Inc