Sale 1246 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History
Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 1-2 December, 2021
Category — Italian States, Italy & Area
EXTREMELY FINE. A REMARKABLE USE OF A BLOCK AND STRIP OF THREE OF THE 1858 ONE-GRANA ON UNDERPAID COVER TO MESSINA.
Ex Provera and from the collection of Arthur S. Przybyl. With 1984 E. Diena certificate
EXTREMELY FINE. A REMARKABLE AND EXCEPTIONALLY RARE BISECT OF THE -1/2-BAJOCCHI USED WITH TWO NORMAL STAMPS TO MAKE UP THE 5-CENTS RATE. ONLY A FEW ARE THOUGHT TO EXIST.
Beginning in 1859, the calculation of bajocchi to centesimi was -1/2b to 2c. To make up the 5c rate, this cover used two -1/2b (4c) plus the bisect (as -1/4b or 1c). A major Italian States bisect rarity which is missing from even the most advanced collections.
Ex Provera and from the collection of Arthur S. Przybyl. Signed E. Diena. With 1996 Raybaudi and 1997 Sorani certificates. Sassone €110,000
VERY FINE. AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE VERTICAL TETE-BECHE PAIR OF THE 1852 -1/2-BAJOCCHI FIRST ISSUE. ONLY A SMALL HANDFUL ARE THOUGHT TO EXIST FROM THE EARLY PRINTINGS.
Ex King Carol of Romania and from the collection of Arthur S. Przybyl. With 1977 E. Diena certificate - stating this is the only example he is aware of with the grid cancel. Scott $30,000.00. Sassone €60,000
VERY FINE. A RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1864 50-BAJOCCHI DEEP BLUE, SCOTT NO. 10A.
From the collection of Arthur S. Przybyl. With 2012 Bolaffi and 2018 Caffaz certificates. Scott $21,500.00. Sassone €65,000
VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A REMARKBALY SCARCE USE OF BOTH ISSUES PAYING THE PREPAID POSTAGE RATE TO FRANCE.
Ex Provera and from the collection of Arthur S. Przybyl. Signed Calves. With 1988 E. Diena certificate. Sassone €37,500
EXTREMELY FINE. A HANDSOME USE OF FOUR EXAMPLES OF THE -1/2-GRANA PAYING THE 2-GRANA DOMESTIC RATE.
Ex Rothschild, Provera, and from the collection of Arthur S. Przybyl. With 1988 E. Diena certificate
VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE AND PRISTINE REGISTERED COVER WITH THE 1859 ONE-GRANA AND 5-GRANA EXAMPLES.
Ex Provera and from the collection of Arthur S. Przybyl. With 1986 E. Diena certificate
EXTREMELY FINE. A TRULY REMARKABLE, AND STUNNINGLY BEAUTIFUL, FOUR-COLOR FRANKING WITH THE KEY 50-GRANA IN SUPERB CONDITION FROM MESSINA TO GENOA. A HIGHLIGHT FOR ANY ITALIAN STATES COLLECTION OR AWARD-WINNING EXHIBIT.
Ex Provera and from the collection of Arthur S. Przybyl. With 1973 A. Diena and 1984 E. Diena certificate
FINE-VERY FINE. A RARE SET OF USED BLOCKS OF FOUR OF THE 1922 PHILATELIC CONGRESS SET.
With clear 2007 Caffaz certificate. Catalogue values are simply as used blocks of four. Scott $8,000.00. Sassone €11,000