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Sale 1204 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History, including the Angel Collection

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 18-20 June, 2019

Category — Italian States thru Portugal & Colonies

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
374
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 374, Italian States thru Portugal & ColoniesITALIAN STATES, Modena, 1853, 1l Black (9; Sassone 11), ITALIAN STATES, Modena, 1853, 1l Black (9; Sassone 11)ITALIAN STATES, Modena, 1853, 1l Black (9; Sassone 11). Large margins, used with 10c Black on Rose and 40c Black on Blue (2, 5; Sassone 2, 6), vertical pair of 40c, large margins to clear, tied by six bar cancels with "Carrara 29 Lug" double-circle datestamp on folded letter to Philadelphia Pa., boxed "P.P." and "via di Sarzana" handstamps, various transit datestamps and red French marking, New York transit datestamp, vertical file fold thru 1l and top stamp stamp of 40c pair, still Fine, an exceptionally rare franking, signed E. Diena and with 1993 Raybaudi certificate, Scott Retail for 1l on cover $9,750.00

E. 750-1,000
900
375
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 375, Italian States thru Portugal & ColoniesITALIAN STATES, Roman States, 1868, 5c Black on Light Blue, 10c Black on Orange Vermilion, 20c Black on Deep Crimson, 40c Black on Greenish Yellow (21-24, 24c; Sassone 25-27, 29, 29n), ITALIAN STATES, Roman States, 1868, 5c Black on Light Blue, 10c Black on Orange Vermilion, 20c Black on Deep Crimson, 40c Black on Greenish Yellow (21-24, 24c; Sassone 25-27, 29, 29n)ITALIAN STATES, Roman States, 1868, 5c Black on Light Blue, 10c Black on Orange Vermilion, 20c Black on Deep Crimson, 40c Black on Greenish Yellow (21-24, 24c; Sassone 25-27, 29, 29n). Two 40c stamps, one with no period after "40" variety, all tied by dotted cancel with "Roma 25 Gen. 69" double-circle datestamp on small cover to Providence R.I., boxed "PD" handstamp, light New York transit datestamp, stamps with minor rubbing as to be expected from this glazed paper issue, on 40c with small tear, still Fine and rare four-color franking, with 1985 Raybaudi certificate

E. 750-1,000
900
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376
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 376, Italian States thru Portugal & ColoniesITALIAN STATES, Roman States, 1868, 10c Black on Orange Vermilion, 20c Black on Magenta, 40c Black on Yellow, 80c Black on Bright Rose (22, 23b, 24a, 25a; Sassone 26, 28a, 29b, 30b), ITALIAN STATES, Roman States, 1868, 10c Black on Orange Vermilion, 20c Black on Magenta, 40c Black on Yellow, 80c Black on Bright Rose (22, 23b, 24a, 25a; Sassone 26, 28a, 29b, 30b)ITALIAN STATES, Roman States, 1868, 10c Black on Orange Vermilion, 20c Black on Magenta, 40c Black on Yellow, 80c Black on Bright Rose (22, 23b, 24a, 25a; Sassone 26, 28a, 29b, 30b). Horizontal pair of 80c, singles of others, cancelled by dotted handstamp with "Roma 1 Apr. 70" circular datestamp (ties 20c) on blue cover to New York, London transit, red "2 cents" credit handstamp also ties 80c pair, stamps with rubbing as to be expected with these glazed paper issues, 10c and right 80c stamp with light vertical crease, cover slightly reduced at left, otherwise Fine and rare four-color franking, with 1980, 1994 and 1995 Chiavarello and 1983 E. Diena certificates

E. 750-1,000
1,100
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377
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 377, Italian States thru Portugal & ColoniesITALIAN STATES, Tuscany, 1860, 20c Gray Blue, 40c Rose, 80c Pale Red Brown (20c, 21, 22), ITALIAN STATES, Tuscany, 1860, 20c Gray Blue, 40c Rose, 80c Pale Red Brown (20c, 21, 22)ITALIAN STATES, Tuscany, 1860, 20c Gray Blue, 40c Rose, 80c Pale Red Brown (20c, 21, 22). Tied by "Firenze 13 Feb 1860" circular datestamp on folded cover to New Orleans, Calais transit backstamp, red New York exchange handstamp, ms. "per Steamer - via England", stamps with two or three full margins, just in at one side, light file fold thru 20, 80c with trivial crease at right, Fine appearance, a very rare three-color franking, the 80c is particularly difficult to find on cover, with 1981 and 1986 E. Diena certificates

E. 750-1,000
1,600
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378
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 378, Italian States thru Portugal & ColoniesITALY, 1863, 5c Slate Green, 10c Buff, 40c Carmine, Turin Printing (26-27, 31; T16-T17, T20), ITALY, 1863, 5c Slate Green, 10c Buff, 40c Carmine, Turin Printing (26-27, 31; T16-T17, T20)ITALY, 1863, 5c Slate Green, 10c Buff, 40c Carmine, Turin Printing (26-27, 31; T16-T17, T20). Tied by boxed "Piroscafi Postali Interno" handstamps on blue folded letter to New York, handstamp applied in transit to Naples from Palermo where this cover originated, Naples transit and New York arrival backstamps, Very Fine and attractive three-color franking, signed A. Diena and with 1992 E. Diena certificate

E. 400-500
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379
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 379, Italian States thru Portugal & ColoniesITALY, 1863, 40c Carmine, Turin Printing (31; Sassone T20), ITALY, 1863, 40c Carmine, Turin Printing (31; Sassone T20)ITALY, 1863, 40c Carmine, Turin Printing (31; Sassone T20). Used with 10c Buff and 20c Sky Blue (27, 35; Sassone T17, T26), tied by dotted cancels and "Milano, 14 Ott 75" circular datestamp on registered all-over "Hotel Royal Bruschetti Milan" advertising cover to Heslington, England, mistakenly sent to New York due to "Near York" in address, red crayon "Missent" at bottom and red New York registered cancel, York arrival backstamp, slight edge wear and minor staining, otherwise Fine and unusual

E. 500-750
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380
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 380, Italian States thru Portugal & ColoniesITALY, 1863, 60c Lilac, De La Rue Printing (32; Sassone L21), ITALY, 1863, 60c Lilac, De La Rue Printing (32; Sassone L21)ITALY, 1863, 60c Lilac, De La Rue Printing (32; Sassone L21). Used with 10c Buff and 40c Carmine (27, 31; Sassone L17, L20), vertical pair of 10c and horizontal pair and two singles of 40c, all tied by Senigallia Dec. 27, 1864 circular datestamps on Italian consulate folded cover to New Orleans La., red "P.D." handstamp, Turin and New York transit datestamps, few mended internal cover tears, otherwise Fine

E. 300-400
150
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381
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 381, Italian States thru Portugal & ColoniesNETHERLANDS, 1867, 50c Gold (12), NETHERLANDS, 1867, 50c Gold (12)NETHERLANDS, 1867, 50c Gold (12). Tied by Amsterdam Jun. 14, 1872 circular datestamp with additional strike beside on folded cover to New York, boxed "Amsterdam" handstamp, New York arrival datestamp, 50c slightly oxidized as usually seen, still Fine and scarce use of this high value, Scott Retail on cover $1,125.00

E. 300-400
950
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382
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 382, Italian States thru Portugal & ColoniesNORWAY, 1867-68, 2s Orange, 4s Greenish Blue on Thick Paper, 8s Carmine Rose (12, 14a, 15; Facit 12, 14a, 15a), NORWAY, 1867-68, 2s Orange, 4s Greenish Blue on Thick Paper, 8s Carmine Rose (12, 14a, 15; Facit 12, 14a, 15a)NORWAY, 1867-68, 2s Orange, 4s Greenish Blue on Thick Paper, 8s Carmine Rose (12, 14a, 15; Facit 12, 14a, 15a). Tied by "Skien 17/1 1872" circular datestamps with additional strike at center on cover to Eau Claire Wis., blue "Franco" handstamp, Hamburg and Christiania transit backstamps, 2s with small tear and 8s with light wrinkling, cover has been slightly cleaned and left edge repaired, incl. original enclosure, still a Fine appearing cover, less than fifteen covers are thought to exist paying this 14s rate, with 1996 Enger certificate

E. 400-500
250
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383
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 383, Italian States thru Portugal & ColoniesNORWAY, 1872, 3s Carmine on Bluish Thin Paper (18b; Facit 18a), NORWAY, 1872, 3s Carmine on Bluish Thin Paper (18b; Facit 18a)NORWAY, 1872, 3s Carmine on Bluish Thin Paper (18b; Facit 18a). Vertical pair, used with vertical pair of 1867, 4s Blue on Thin Paper (14; Facit 14b), all tied by bold "Skien 19/3 1872" circular datestamps on cover to Eau Claire Wis., red "Franco" handstamp also ties 4s pair, Christiania and Chicago transit datestamps, cover with light wrinkling at top right just affecting pair, incl. original enclosure, otherwise Very Fine and scarce combination of issues cover, less than fifteen covers are thought to exist paying this 14s rate, with 1993 Moldenhauer and 1996 Enger certificates

E. 500-750
275
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384
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 384, Italian States thru Portugal & ColoniesPORTUGAL, 1870, 80r Orange, Perf 12-1/2 (44), PORTUGAL, 1870, 80r Orange, Perf 12-1/2 (44)PORTUGAL, 1870, 80r Orange, Perf 12-1/2 (44). Two singles, tied by barred "1" oval numeral and "Lisboa 15/10" double-circle datestamp on petite cover to Madisonville, Ohio, forwarded to Newport Ky., London and New York transit markings, "2 cents" credit handstamp, Very Fine

E. 400-500
225
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385
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 385, Italian States thru Portugal & ColoniesANGRA, 1897, 50r Dark Blue (22), ANGRA, 1897, 50r Dark Blue (22)ANGRA, 1897, 50r Dark Blue (22). Small tear at bottom, used with 10r Yellow Green, 15r Brown, 20r Gray Violet, and 25r Sea Green (16-17, 19-20), two examples of both 10r and 20r, all tied by "Corro e Telo, Praia da Victoria, 22 Mar. 97" circular datestamps on registered cover to Philadelphia, Lisbon and New York transit and Philadelphia arrival backstamps, violet "Supposed Liable to United States Customs Duties" boxed handstamp, cover slightly reduced at right, Very Fine, a scarce commercial cover from the Azores

E. 400-500
225
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386
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 386, Italian States thru Portugal & ColoniesFERNANDO PO, 1882, 5c Gray Blue (7), FERNANDO PO, 1882, 5c Gray Blue (7)FERNANDO PO, 1882, 5c Gray Blue (7). Horizontal pair, used with horizontal pair of 1884, 50c on 2c Rose (11), tied by blue "Correos Fernando Po 21 Ere 86" double-circle datestamps with additional strike at center on legal sized blue registered cover to Adrian, Mich., blue "C" handstamp for registry no. and blue crayon marks also tie stamps, Liverpool and New York transit datestamps, stamps with few inconsequential toned perfs, Fine, early postal history from Fernando Po is rarely encountered

E. 1,000-1,500
1,400
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387
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 387, Italian States thru Portugal & ColoniesPORTUGAL, Used in Funchal, 1867, 100r Dark Lilac, Imperforate (A23), PORTUGAL, Used in Funchal, 1867, 100r Dark Lilac, Imperforate (A23)PORTUGAL, Used in Funchal, 1867, 100r Dark Lilac, Imperforate (A23). Large margins, used with 120r Blue, Perf 12-1/2 (A32), each tied by bold barred "51" cancels with bold "Funchal 19/8, 1869" double-circle datestamp on cover to Washington D.C., boxed "PD", Lisbon and London transit datestamps, "2 Cents" credit handstamp, 120r with pre-use cut perfs at top left, still Fine and rare use

E. 400-500
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388
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 388, Italian States thru Portugal & ColoniesMOZAMBIQUE, 1877-81, 50r Blue, 200r Orange (11, 13), MOZAMBIQUE, 1877-81, 50r Blue, 200r Orange (11, 13)MOZAMBIQUE, 1877-81, 50r Blue, 200r Orange (11, 13). Horizontal pair of 50r, all tied by neat "Correos de Inhambane 29-9-84" double-circle datestamps on long blue cover to Norwalk, Ohio, Lisbon and New York transit and Norwalk arrival backstamps, cover with minor aesthetic restoration not affecting stamps

VERY FINE. A SUPERB FRANKING OF THE 200-REIS ORANGE ON COVER TO THE UNITED STATES. ONE OF ONLY THREE COVERS RECORDED WITH THE 200-REIS VALUE.

A major exhibition item and key to any Portuguese Colonies collection, especially rare to the United States.

E. 2,000-3,000
5,000
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389
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 389, Italian States thru Portugal & ColoniesMOZAMBIQUE, 1886, 5r Black, 10r Green, 40r Chocolate, 100r Yellow Brown (15-16, 19, 21), MOZAMBIQUE, 1886, 5r Black, 10r Green, 40r Chocolate, 100r Yellow Brown (15-16, 19, 21)MOZAMBIQUE, 1886, 5r Black, 10r Green, 40r Chocolate, 100r Yellow Brown (15-16, 19, 21). Two examples of 5r, 10r and 40r, all tied on either front or reverse by "Correos Quelimane 1 Set. 92" double-circle datestamps on registered cover to Galveston Tex., manuscript "Registado via Cap, Southampton, New York" directive, "R" in circle handstamp, Lisbon and New York transit backstamps, Galveston three-line arrival datestamps, Very Fine and colorful franking, particularly scarce cover to the United States

E. 750-1,000
1,300
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390
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 390, Italian States thru Portugal & ColoniesPONTA DELGADA, 1897, 15r Brown, 20r Dull Violet, 50r Blue (16, 18, 21), PONTA DELGADA, 1897, 15r Brown, 20r Dull Violet, 50r Blue (16, 18, 21)PONTA DELGADA, 1897, 15r Brown, 20r Dull Violet, 50r Blue (16, 18, 21). Two singles of 15r, tied by bold "Furnas" in oval cancel with "Corro Telo, Ponta Delgada, 19 Jan. 98" double-circle datestamps (on reverse) on cover to Philadelphia Pa., New York transit and Philadelphia arrival backstamps, Very Fine, an attractive commercial cover from this seldom encountered part of the Azores

E. 300-400
250
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