Sale 1259 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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

Category — Lombardy-Venetia

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
4243
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Sale 1259, Lot 4243, Lombardy-VenetiaAUSTRIA, Lombardy-Venetia, 1850, 5c Yellow Ochre (1b; Sassone 1a). Original gum, lightly hinged, full to large margins, showing missing period after "Centes" variety, brilliant color on bright paper

VERY FINE. A RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THIS SHADE AND VARIETY IN CHOICE CONDITION.

Ex Hall. Accompanied by 1950 Harmer Rooke lot card. Signed Muller. With 2001 P.F. certificate. Scott $8,550.00. Sassone €15,000

E. 2,000-3,000
2,400
4244
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Sale 1259, Lot 4244, Lombardy-VenetiaAUSTRIA, Lombardy-Venetia, 1850, 10c Gray Black (3a; Sassone 2c). Original gum, lightly hinged, large margins all around, pretty shade

EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENTESIMI FIRST ISSUE OF LOMBARDY-VENETIA.

Ex Hall. Accompanied by original 1950s Harmer Rooke auction card. With 2001 P.F. certificate. Scott $5,750.00. Sassone €11,000

E. 1,500-2,000
1,200
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4245
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Sale 1259, Lot 4245, Lombardy-VenetiaAUSTRIA, Lombardy-Venetia, 1850, 15c Red, Type III (4; Sassone 6). Original gum, minute h.r., mostly huge margins all around, wonderfully fresh color, sharp impression, Extremely Fine, a Gem example of this first issue, signed A. Diena, with 1991 E. Diena certificate, Scott $2,600.00, Sassone €5,000

E. 500-750
550
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4246
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Sale 1259, Lot 4246, Lombardy-VenetiaAUSTRIA, Lombardy-Venetia, 1850, 30c Light Brown, Type I (5c; Sassone 7a). Part original gum, huge margins all around, fresh color with a strong impression, Extremely Fine, a superb stamp, signed E. Diena, with 2004 Sorani certificate, Scott $4,600.00, Sassone €20,000

E. 1,000-1,500
1,600
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4247
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Sale 1259, Lot 4247, Lombardy-VenetiaAUSTRIA, Lombardy-Venetia, 1850, 45c Blue, Ty. III (6; Sassone 12). Original gum, huge to large margins all around, rich color and razor-sharp impression, expertly repaired torn corner at top right corner

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 45-CENTESMI FIRST ISSUE.

Signed Bloch. With 1983 Friedl certificate (as Ty. II and not mentioning repair). Scott $23,000.00. Sassone €45,000

E. 750-1,000
1,600
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4248
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Sale 1259, Lot 4248, Lombardy-VenetiaAUSTRIA, Lombardy-Venetia, 1858, 2s Yellow, Ty. I (7a; Sassone 23). Original gum, exceptionally well-centered for this challengingissue, vibrant color on bright white paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SPECTACULAR ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 2-SOLDI GIUSEPPE TYPE I. RARELY ENCOUNTERED IN THIS SUPERB CONDITION.

Signed Muller. With 2000 Colla and 2006 Rendon certificates. Scott $11,500.00. Sassone €22,000

E. 2,000-3,000
2,800
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4249
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Sale 1259, Lot 4249, Lombardy-VenetiaAUSTRIA, Lombardy-Venetia, 1858, 3s Black, Perf 15 x 16, Ty. I (8c; Sassone 24A). Original gum, impressively well-centered with wide margins, bold impression on fresh paper

EXTREMELY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 3-SOLDI PERF 15 X 16, TYPE I. RARELY ENCOUNTERED IN THIS CHOICE STATE OF PRESERVATION.

Signed Muller. With 2000 Colla and 2006 Rendon certificates. Scott $11,500.00. Sassone €20,000

E. 2,000-3,000
4,250
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4250
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Sale 1259, Lot 4250, Lombardy-VenetiaAUSTRIA, Lombardy-Venetia, 1858, 10s Brown, Ty. I (11a; Sassone 26). Original gum, lightly hinged, beautifully rich color on bright paper, Very Fine, signed Senf and Dr. Wallner, with 2008 Ferchenbauer opinion and 2009 Sismondo certificate, Scott $1,250.00, Sassone €2,000

E. 300-400
400
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4251
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Sale 1259, Lot 4251, Lombardy-VenetiaAUSTRIA, Lombardy-Venetia, 1858, 10s Brown, Ty. I (11a; Sassone 26). Block of four, original gum, three stamps lightly hinged, bottom left Mint N.H., impressively well-centered with wide margins, lovely fresh color, top pair with gum creases, few minor separations, Extremely Fine, a rare and choice multiple, signed A. Diena, with 2000 Colla and 2006 Rendon certificates, Scott $5,250.00, Sassone €9,000

E. 1,000-1,500
850
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4252
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Sale 1259, Lot 4252, Lombardy-VenetiaAUSTRIA, Lombardy-Venetia, 1858, 15s Blue, Ty. I (12a; Sassone 27). Original gum, relatively lightly hinged, bold color on bright white paper

VERY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1858 15-SOLDI BLUE GIUSEPPE TYPE I. AN IMPORTANT EARLY LOMBARDY-VENETIA RARITY IN THIS PRISTINE CONDITION.

Examples of the 1858 Giuseppe Issue are generally plagued with poor centering and/or condition issues. This example is an outlier to what is normally encountered.

With 2000 Colla certificate. Scott $16,000.00. Sassone €30,000

E. 3,000-4,000
4,250
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4253
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Sale 1259, Lot 4253, Lombardy-VenetiaAUSTRIA, Lombardy-Venetia, 1861, 5s Red (13; Sassone 33). Slightly disturbed original gum from hinge removal (noted as "large part" on most recent certificate), impressive centering for this notorious issue, bright shade

VERY FINE AND CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1861 5-SOLDI RED.

With 2000 Colla and 2006 Rendon certificates. Scott $6,850.00. Sassone €13,000

E. 1,500-2,000
1,600
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4254
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Sale 1259, Lot 4254, Lombardy-VenetiaAUSTRIA, Lombardy-Venetia, 1862, 10s Brick Brown (14; Sassone 34). Original gum, wonderfully well-centered, deep rich color on bright paper

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1862 10-SOLDI BRICK BROWN. RARELY ENCOUNTERED IN THIS CHOICE CONDITION.

Well-centered copies of this issue are rarely encountered as they are typically notoriously off-centered. To have one with full original gum and in sound condition is remarkable. According to Power Search, this is the first sound original-gum example we have offered since keeping computerized records.

With 2000 Colla and 2006 Rendon certificates. Scott $13,750.00. Sassone €25,000

E. 3,000-4,000
3,500
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4255
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Sale 1259, Lot 4255, Lombardy-VenetiaAUSTRIA, Lombardy-Venetia, 1863, 3s Green (16; Sassone 37). Original gum, lightly hinged, impressively well-centered with wide margins, lovely fresh color, faint trace of toning around perforations (not mentioned on accompanying certificate

VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 1863 5-SOLDI GREEN, ESPECIALLY RARE WITH ORIGINAL GUM, SOUND, AND WELL-CENTERED.

With 1998 Sorani certificate. Scott $5,750.00. Sassone €11,000

E. 1,000-1,500
800
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4256
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Sale 1259, Lot 4256, Lombardy-VenetiaAUSTRIA, Lombardy-Venetia, 1863, 5s Rose (17; Sassone 38). Original gum, lightly hinged, excellent centering with wide margins, bold color

VERY FINE. A CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1863 5-SOLDI ROSE.

Signed A. Diena. With 2000 Colla and 2006 Rendon certificates. Scott $7,400.00. Sassone €14,000

E. 1,000-1,500
2,100
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4257
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Sale 1259, Lot 4257, Lombardy-VenetiaAUSTRIA, Lombardy-Venetia, 1864, 15s Yellow Brown (24; Sassone 45). Block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, precise centering for this tightly spaced issue, bold color on bright paper, Extremely Fine, a scarce and handsome multiple, with 1995 Sorani certificate, Scott $5,500.00, Sassone €7,250

E. 1,000-1,500
1,300
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4258
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Sale 1259, Lot 4258, Lombardy-VenetiaAUSTRIA, Lombardy-Venetia, 1858, 1kr Black, Newspaper (PR1; Sassone SG2). Original gum, large to full margins on each side, sharp proof-like impression

VERY FINE. A SCARCE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE ONE-KREUZER LOMBARDY-VENETIA NEWSPAPER STAMP.

Ex Rivolta, Cevarni, and Hall. Signed Muller and E. Diena. With 2001 P.F. certificate. Scott $8,000.00. Sassone €14,000

E. 1,500-2,000
2,100
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4259
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Sale 1259, Lot 4259, Lombardy-VenetiaAUSTRIA, Lombardy-Venetia, 1859, 2kr Red, Newspaper, Watermarked (PR2a; Sassone SG3). Original gum, ample margins all around, deep rich color, Very Fine and scarce, signed E. Diena, Scott $1,300.00, Sassone €1,800

E. 300-400
375
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4260
 
Sale 1259, Lot 4260, Lombardy-VenetiaAUSTRIA, Lombardy-Venetia, 1858, 4kr Red, Newspaper (PR3; Sassone SG4). Top left corner sheet margin, other margins large including trace of adjoining stamp at bottom right, neat "Venezia 1/3" double-circle datestamp, strong color on bright paper

EXTREMELY FINE. A GEM USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1858 4-KREUZER NEWSPAPER TAX STAMP OF LOMBARDY-VENETIA.

A rarely offered stamp missing from even the most advanced collections. According to Power Search, this just the second used example (the other on newspaper) that we have offered in over 20 years.

Signed A. Diena and Bolaffi. With 2000 Colla and 2006 Rendon certificates. Scott $6,250.00. Sassone €11,000

E. 2,000-3,000
4,000
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