Italy Stamps and Essays

A range that takes us back to the origins of Italian postage stamps including a lovely collection of 1863 trial cancellations on specimen proofs and, staying in 1863, a range of essays for official and parcel post seals plus later Telegraph stamp essays and much, much more.

Lot 438 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

ITALY - 1911 Jubilee complete set, Sassone 92/95, SG 86/89, NHM (4)

Est. £60 - £70
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Lot 439 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

ITALY - 1925 60c carmine King's 25th Jubilee IMPERF, Sass 186e, vf used.

Est. £40 - £45
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Lot 440 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

ITALY - 1925 IL blue King's 25th Jubilee IMPERF, Sass 187e, vf used.

Est. £40 - £50
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Lot 441 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

ITALY - 1928 Defence complete set, Sassone 220/23,SG 219/22,NHM,fresh (4)

Est. £60 - £70
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Lot 442 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

ITALY - 1944 25c green DOUBLE OPT in black,Sassone 491b,corner NHM PAIR,2

Est. £20 - £25
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Lot 443 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

ITALY - 1944 50c She-wolf MISSING BACKGROUND variety,Sassone 515Ah,unused

Est. £30 - £35
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Lot 444 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

ITALY - 1944 50c She-wolf dark brown BACKGROUND variety,Sass 515Ai,unused

Est. £40 - £50
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Lot 445 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

ITALY - 1944 50c She-wolf DOUBLE PRINT ONE INV ON BACK,Sass 515An,unused

Est. £25 - £30
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Lot 446 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

ITALY - 1944 Pictorial local set,Sass 6/12,SG6/12,vfu on philatelic cover

Est. £20 - £25
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Lot 447 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

ITALY - LABELS 1967 100L Anti-TB booklet of Sport se-tenant pane of10,NHM

Est. £20 - £25
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Lot 448 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

ITALY - Naval Academy set, Sass. S. 60, NHM. (3)

Est. £45 - £50
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Lot 449 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

ITALY - PONTE CHIASSO 1945 bogus local overprints, all different,vfm (19)

Est. £20 - £25
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Lot 450 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

ITALY - SOCIAL REP 1944-45 1L violet vert PAIR PERF SHIFT,Sass 509d,vfm,2

Est. £25 - £30
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Lot 451 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

ITALY - TRENTO 1945 Council of Trent local opts set to 3L, NHM (9)

Est. £25 - £30
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Lot 452 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

ITALY - UDINE 1918 5c black on green local, Sass 1, Michel I, vfm, fresh

Est. £45 - £50
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Lot 453 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

ITALY - VENEZIA 1945 Philatelic Congress local opts set,Unificado 1/3,vfm

Est. £20 - £25
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Lot 454 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

ITALY - VENEZIA GIULIA 1918 80h chestnut "Italla" opt VARIETY,Sass13m,vfm

Est. £45 - £50
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Lot 2002 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

ITALY - 1863 TRIAL CANCELLATIONS ON SPECIMEN PROOFS A wonderful collection of "SAGGIO" overprinted proof issues with a range of trial cancellations ... read more

Est. £900 - £1,200
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Lot 2003 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

ITALY - 1863-1910 Mint and used on leaves, including 1863 15c blue imperf 4 margin used, 1863 values to 2l pale scarlet used, 1878 surcharges on ... read more

Est. £320 - £350
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Lot 2004 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

ITALY - 1923 Manzoni set, Sass S29, complete used on cover, cancelled with Milano 28. 1. 24 cds cancels (last day of validity). Diena and Sorani ... read more

Est. £1,200 - £1,500
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Lot 2005 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

ITALY - 1928 Emmanuele Filiberto set of ten (cheapest, Sass. S. 49, SG 227/36), plus 25c perf 13½ (Sass 231, SG 228), never hinged mint. (11 stamps)

Est. £160 - £180
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Lot 2006 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

ITALY - 1934 World Cup Football Championship (Postage and Air) complete set (Sass. S. 73, SG 413/21), never hinged mint. (9 stamps)

Est. £170 - £190
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Lot 2007 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

ITALY - 1937 Bimillenary of Augustus (postage and Air) complete set (Sass. S. 90, SG 506/20), never hinged mint. (15 stamps)

Est. £160 - £180
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Lot 2008 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

ITALY - 1945 - 8 80c red "Democratica", variety "double print", Sass 549f, superb never hinged mint block of 4.

Est. £300 - £400
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Lot 2009 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

ITALY - 1950 International Radio Conference set, Sass. S. 142, SG 749/50, never hinged mint. (2 stamps)

Est. £50 - £60
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Lot 2010 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

ITALY - ESSAYS 1863 interesting collection of all different ESSAYS FOR OFFICIAL POSTAL SEALS presented on a page, includes ten different types incl a ... read more

Est. £300 - £350
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Lot 2011 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

ITALY - ESSAYS 1863 all different imperf ESSAYS FOR OFFICIAL POSTAL SEALS depicting sitting 'Italia Turrita' with a small ship in the background and ... read more

Est. £100 - £120
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Lot 2012 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

ITALY - ESSAYS 1863 interesting collection of imperf ESSAYS FOR PARCEL POST SEALS presented on a page, depicting Coat of Arms, inscribed 'Poste ... read more

Est. £300 - £350
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Lot 2013 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

ITALY - ESSAYS 1864 three different large imperf ESSAYS FOR PARCEL POST SEALS produced by Giuseppe Re, depicting Coat of Arms and inscribed ... read more

Est. £90 - £110
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Lot 2014 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

ITALY - ESSAYS c.1865 1c lake, 5c orange, 10c rose, 15c lemon, 60c brown & 2L mauve, 1c with large figure, other values with King Victor Emmanuel II ... read more

Est. £250 - £280
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Lot 2015 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

ITALY - LUBIANA 1941 3d red-brown "Co. Ci." OVERPRINT DOUBLE variety, Sassone 6aa, never hinged mint BLOCK of 4, a few tiny tone spots on gum, fresh ... read more

Est. £150 - £170
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Lot 2016 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

ITALY - TELEGRAPH STAMPS ESSAYS circa 1864 series of imperf essays attributed to Giuseppe Re of Milan. One (80c in blue) features the embossed head ... read more

Est. £200 - £250
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Lot 2017 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

ITALY - TRENTINO & TRIESTE 1919 10c di corona on 10c, var "oblique ovpt", Sass 4u, mint block of 8, some tone spots. Cat €560 (£425)

Est. £80 - £100
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Lot 2018 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

ITALY - TRENTINO 1918 45c olive-green "Venezia Tridentina" local OVERPRINT DOUBLE variety (Sassone 25b, SG 25a), mint, aged gum, fresh colour, signed, ... read more

Est. £90 - £110
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Lot 2019 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

ITALY - VENEZIA GIULIA POSTAGE DUES 1918 set complete, Sass S4, never hinged mint. 1L rough perfs at right. Cat €2500 (£2125) (7 stamps)

Est. £350 - £400
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Lot 2020 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

ITALY - VENEZIA GIULIA POSTAGE DUE 1918 1L magenta & blue local overprint (Sassone 7, SG D66), fine mint, fresh & scarce, cat 650 Euro = £570+

Est. £100 - £110
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Lot 2021 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

ITALY - VENEZIA TRIDENTINA 1918 40c to 1L high values complete, Sass 24/7, very fine used. Cat €1100 (£835) (4 stamps)

Est. £250 - £300
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