Sale 1259 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History
Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 21-23 June, 2022
Category — Italian States - Modena and Parma
STILL EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE POSITION BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE 15-CENTISIMI MODENA PROVISIONAL ISSUE. A WONDERFUL RARITY.
Ex Hall. Signed Friedl. With 2001 P.F. certificate. Catalogued as hinged. Scott $9,500.00. Sassone €16,500
EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1852 25-CENTESIMI BLACK ON VIOLET, ESPECIALLY WITH FULL MARGINS.
Most surviving examples are often touching on at least one side due to the narrow spacing between stamps in the setting. To find one with original gum and full margins, despite the minute thin specks, is a major rarity.
Signed R. Diena and A. Diena. With 2012 E. Diena (not noting thin) and 2017 Vaccari certificates. Scott $25,000.00. Sassone €60,000
VERY FINE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1853 15-CENTESIMI RED, ESPECIALLY SOUND WITH MARGINS ALL AROUND.
Attesting to it's rarity, according to Power Search, this is the first unused example we have offered since keeping computerized records. Signed Bolaffi and E. Diena. With 1969 A. Diena and 2008 P.F. certificates. Scott $17,250.00. Sassone €40,000
VERY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE 1855 25-CENTISIMI RED BROWN OF PARMA, SCOTT NO. 8. THIS IS ONE OF THE RAREST ITALIAN STATES STAMPS TO FIND WITH ORIGINAL-GUM WITH THIS AS ONE OF ONLY TWO RECORDED. MISSING FROM NEARLY ALL IMPORTANT COLLECTIONS.
The other was last offered in the 2008 Spink Shreves Philatelic Galleries sale of the Gilbert Collection of Italian States.
From our 1992 Rarities of the World sale. With 1951 Friedl certificate. Scott $64,000.00 as no gum. Sassone €150,000 where it is specifically states only two original gum examples recorded