Sale 1259 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 21-23 June, 2022

Category — Corfu thru Oltre Giuba

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
4382
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Sale 1259, Lot 4382, Corfu thru Oltre GiubaCORFU, 1941, 10l Blue & Brown (N17; Sassone 20A). Mint N.H. with sheet selvage at bottom, well-centered, wonderfully fresh colors on bright paper, Very Fine and choice, a surprisingly elusive stamp, only 779 printed, with 2014 Sismondo certificate, Scott $1,550.00 as hinged, Sassone €4,500

E. 400-500
275
4383
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Sale 1259, Lot 4383, Corfu thru Oltre GiubaCORFU, 1941, 1d Red, Air Post (NC2; Sassone PA3). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color on bright paper, Very Fine, ex "World Traveler", signed Bloch, with 1972 Friedl and 2013 P.F. certificates, Scott $750.00, Sassone €1,600

E. 200-300
225
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4384
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Sale 1259, Lot 4384, Corfu thru Oltre GiubaCORFU, 1941, 100d Brown, Air Post (NC11; Sassone PA12). Original gum, lightly hinged, excellent centering, rich color, Very Fine and scarce, only 62 of the 100d value were issued, black handstamp on back, with 1980 A.P.S. certificate, Scott $1,300.00, Sassone €2,500

E. 300-400
1,000
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4385
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Sale 1259, Lot 4385, Corfu thru Oltre GiubaCORFU, 1941, 80l Lilac Brown, Postage Due (NJ3; Sassone S3). Original gum, lightly hinged, fresh color on bright paper, well-centered with wide margins, Very Fine and quite scarce, signed A. Diena and Raybaudi, with 1952 Oliva and 2008 P.F. certificates, Scott $1,150.00, Sassone €2,500

E. 300-400
800
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4386
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Sale 1259, Lot 4386, Corfu thru Oltre GiubaCORFU, 1941, 1d Light Blue, Postage Due (NJ4; Sassone S4). Mint N.H., precise centering with particularly wide margins, sharp impression on bright paper, Extremely Fine, a rare stamp with only 80 stamps overprinted, especially in Mint N.H. condition, signed Raybaudi, with 1953 A. Diena and 2007 Rendon certificate, Scott $1,600.00 as hinged, Sassone €9,000

E. 500-750
1,000
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4387
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Sale 1259, Lot 4387, Corfu thru Oltre GiubaCYRENAICA, 1926, 1.25l Dark Blue, Perf 13-1/2 (19a; Sassone 26). Mint N.H., excellent centering, rich color, Very Fine, a choice Mint N.H. example of this elusive stamp, signed E. Diena and with his 1989 certificate, Scott $900.00, Sassone €2,250

E. 200-300
275
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4388
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Sale 1259, Lot 4388, Corfu thru Oltre GiubaCYRENAICA, 1934, 25l + 2l Copper Red, Air Post Semi-Official (CBO1; Sassone SA1). Mint N.H., bright shade, well-centered, fresh and Very Fine, a scarce example of this desirable Air Post Semi-Official, especially in Mint N.H. condition, signed Raybaudi and Oliva, Scott $3,000.00, Sassone €6,500

E. 1,000-1,500
850
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4389
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Sale 1259, Lot 4389, Corfu thru Oltre GiubaERITREA, 1934, 25l + 2l Copper Red, Air Post Semi-Official (CBO1; Sassone SA1). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade and strong impression, Very Fine, only 750 printed, Scott $2,800.00, Sassone €3,250

E. 750-1,000
750
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4390
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Sale 1259, Lot 4390, Corfu thru Oltre GiubaERITREA, 1903, 10l Blue & Magenta, Postage Due (J11; Sassone S11). Original gum, lightly hinged, impressively well-centered, bright and fresh colors, Very Fine, a rare and elusive Postage Due stamp missing from most collections, signed A. Diena, with 2002 P.F. certificate, Scott $3,600.00, Sassone €6,000

E. 750-1,000
1,000
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4391
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Sale 1259, Lot 4391, Corfu thru Oltre GiubaERITREA, 1916, 3l Bister, Parcel Post (Q7; Sassone PP7). Mint N.H. horizontal pair, lovely fresh color on bright paper, left stamp with minor gum bend (not noted on certificate), still Very Fine and scarce, signed Raybaudi and with his 2009 certificate, Scott $1,750.00, Sassone €1,300 as hinged

E. 300-400
325
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4392
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Sale 1259, Lot 4392, Corfu thru Oltre GiubaERITREA, 1936, 50c Orange, Parcel Post (Q24; Sassone PP25). Mint N.H. horizontal pair, vibrant color on bright paper, Very Fine, Scott $1,450.00, Sassone €1,100 as hinged

E. 300-400
850
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4393
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Sale 1259, Lot 4393, Corfu thru Oltre GiubaERITREA, 1936, 10l Rose Lilac, Parcel Post (Q30; Sassone PP31). Mint N.H. horizontal pair, excellent centering, fresh and Very Fine, a choice example, Scott $1,050.00, Sassone €700 as hinged

E. 200-300
400
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4394
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Eritrea Impressive Collection Balance. Neatly mounted in an album on hingeless Marini pages, entire colony well filled from the 1892 First Overprinted Issue thru incorporation into Italian East Africa to about 1940, we notice numerous better singles and sets including Back-of-Book Semi-Postals, Air Post, Postage Dues, Parcel Post, and more, what defines this collection is the high quality standard for well-centered and fault-free stamps, six certificates accompany plus numerous others signed by appropriate experts, the catalogue value alone easily exceeds $12,000.00 without taking into account any Mint N.H. premiums, mostly Very Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
4,250
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4395
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Sale 1259, Lot 4395, Corfu thru Oltre GiubaIONIAN ISLANDS, 1941, 100d Brown, Air Post, Overprint Reading Up (NC6a; Sassone PA10c). Vertical pair, original gum, bottom stamp very lightly hinged, fresh color on bright paper, Very Fine and rare Air Post overprint, Sassone notes only two examples recorded (both used), unlikely many exist, signed Sanabria, Scott $2,250.00, listed but unpriced in Sassone

E. 1,000-1,500
1,900
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4396
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Sale 1259, Lot 4396, Corfu thru Oltre GiubaIONIAN ISLANDS, 1941, 50l Violet Brown, Air Post, Wrong Font "C" in "Cephalonia" (NC11 var). Horizontal pair, original gum, lightly hinged, bold color, Very Fine and scarce, Scott notes the wrong font "sells for about three times the price of a normal pair," with 2003 A.P.S. certificate, Scott $2,400.00 as normal

E. 500-750
700
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4397
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Sale 1259, Lot 4397, Corfu thru Oltre GiubaLIBYA, 1924-40, 1c-10l Pictorial Issue, Perf 11 (47a-61; Sassone 58-65, 144-145). Original gum, mostly lightly hinged, couple values minor h.r., impressively well-centered throughout, lovely colors, Fine-Very Fine, an elusive set of the Perf 11 values, the 1c-2c were printed but never issued (or sent to the colony), 50c with 2009 Raybaudi certificate, 5l signed A. Diena and Bolaffi, also with 1998 E. Diena certificate, Scott $5,620.00, Sassone €8,950

Sale 1259, Lot 4397, Corfu thru Oltre Giuba
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E. 1,000-1,500
1,600
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4398
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Libya and Area Wonderful Unused Collection Balance. Neatly mounted in an album on hingeless Marini pages, with Libya proper and also Cyrenaica and Tripolitania, surprisingly choice condition overall where the collector fastidiously selected well-centered and sound items, numerous better singles and sets with catalogue values in the hundreds, and even a Tripolitania No. CBO1 (lightly toned perfs), includes Back-of-Book with Semi-Postals, Air Posts, etc., couple certificates accompany with other items signed by recognized experts, the total catalogue value should exceed $10,000.00 as hinged, though we notice a number of Mint N.H. items as well, mostly Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
3,250
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4399
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Sale 1259, Lot 4399, Corfu thru Oltre GiubaOLTRE GIUBA, 1925, 1l Dark Blue, Perf 13-1/2 (22a; Sassone 22). Mint N.H., well-centered with particularly wide margins, deep shade and strong impression, Very Fine, signed Caffaz and with his 2015 certificate, Scott $1,600.00, Sassone €3,250

E. 400-500
375
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