Lot 2310Italian States, Stampless Covers, 1649-1835. Fascinating collection of 18 items, variety of postal markings, mostly from early 19th Century but oldest is 1649 very early France to Aix-en-Provence; 1771 Chateau Roux to Bordeaux; 1786 Parma to Reggio; 1797 French Occupation of Belgium; various Napoleonic era usages; 1835 Disinfected, etc; also 3 stampless folded letters postmarked in Dutch East Indies; should be examined by the expert postal historian (no photo).
Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 2311Tuscany, 1860 Provisional Govt. 10c deep brown, two singles. Tied by Firenze town postmarks on 1860 folded letter sheet to Tempio, Sardinia, Genova transit and receiving backstamps, Very Fine. Sassone No. 19.
Scott No. 19 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 2312Italy, 1894 10c International Philatelic Exhibition. Registered semi official postal card addressed to Locarno, Switzerland, additionally franked with 25c blue and tied by "Milano, 11, 5-94" cds and receiving postmark, Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 2313Italy, Milano Esposizioni Riunite, 11/6-94. Two strikes of squared circle exposition date stamp on registered Exposition postal card to Bologna, additionally franked with 25c blue paying the registry fee, Very Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 2314Italy, 1906 Milan Exposition. Official art post card to France, franked with Switzerland 5c Numeral, pair tied by 1906 Burgdorf cds's, Very Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 2315Italy, 1911, 50th Anniversary of the Kingdom Postal Cards. Incomplete set of 32 unused cards printed on 5c and 10c postal cards; some foxing; inspect (no photo).
Higgins and Gage No. 43-44 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 2316 oItaly, 1924-25, Series of Stamps with Advertising Labels Complete. Impressive complete set of 19 of these attractive issues, perf 14 and imperforate between, the highest cataloguing examples all signed A. Diena, rarely offered as a complete set, mostly light cds cancellations; few minor flaws, F.-V.F. and rare.
Scott No. 96b-87d $4,250.
Lot 2317Italy,Semi-Postal, 1921 Victor Emmanuel III 40c brown, litho overprint "B.L.P." in blue black. Tied by "Roma, 11-V, 1921" machine postmark on special advertising cover, Very Fine. Sassone No. 4A.
Scott No. B8d Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 2318Italy, Airmail, 1930, 7.70L Balbo Trans-Atlantic Flight, o.g., barest trace of hinge, lovely pristine example, excellent centering, Very Fine. Sassone No. 25.
Scott No. C27 $450.
Lot 2319 oItaly, Airmail, 1933, 5.25L+19.75L Balbo Trans-Atlantic Flight. Pristine triptych, this one with "I - Pell" overprint, with favor cancellation, as per certificate, Very Fine and choice; with 2011 P.F. certificate. Sassone No. 51 var.
Scott No. C48 $1,800.