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||Scott #19. Sassone #2.
Front of cover sent from Roma to Spoletto (Roman States), franked with
twenty centesimi dark blue, perforated 11 1/2 x 12, tied by Milano
c.d.s. Stamp is in fine condition.
||Scott #69. Neat envelope sent to
Bologna in 1896, franked with 20 centesimi orange of King Umberto I,
Scott #69, cancelled with the railway postmark "MILANO-FIRENZE /
15.AGO.96". On reverse is the arrival of bologna of the next
||Scott #79. Postcard used in 1906
from Rome to USA, franked with 10 centesimi claret of King Vittorio
Emanuele III. Postcard of very useful king with huge mustache.
Postcard in Very Fine condition.
||Scott #94. Colorful envelope
sent to Bari, franked with three examples of five centesimi green fixed
on reverse, and all tied by "TARANTO-BARI / 23. 4.15"
travelling post office. Envelope posted on train with postmark
repeated in front. Arrival postmark of Modugno.
||Scott #105. Registered envelope
sent from Roma to Milwaukee, WI, USA, franked with two vertical pairs of
fifty centesimi violet of King Vittorio Emanuele III, all tied by 1923
c.d.s. with registration label alongside.
||Scott #J31. Complete envelope sent
from Bagni di Lucca, Lucca, to Lucca, Tuscany, posted on 14.1.38, with
the manuscript notation in front "zona senza bolli", affixed
in front are two examples of the 25 centeseimi green postage due
adhesive, and the circular "R.R. POSTE / T.S.". On reverse is
another Bagni di Lucca circular datetsamp of 19.1.38. Fine cover.
||Sassone #5. (Scott #B9c).
Advertising Letter Card (with reply portion), bearing Victor Emanuel
III. 10 centesimi rose overprinted "B.L.P." in
lithography. Adverising includes: AMARISSIMO ITALIA (a "bitters"
SILA bottled water, Tires for automobiles, Taylors for gentlemen, military and ladies, Printers of handstamps, tags, and other engravings, Commercial Banking, Automobile Dealers PANCALLI, Hatters for ladies, Chocolate manufacturers, Shoes for gentlemen, military and ladies, Shirt makers, Pasta makers, and more. The card is extremely fresh and entirely without blemish.
||Scott #C1. The World's fisrt air mail
stamp. King Victor Emanuel Special Delivery 25 centesimi rose,
overprinted "ESPERIMENTO POSTA AEREA / MAGGIO 1917 /
TORINO-ROMA-ROMA-TORINO", tied by c.d.s. POSTA AEREA / ROMA-TORINO
/ 20.5.17, which is repeated alongside. The return flight. Sassone 2009
catalogue value is Euro 160.00, which is about US$ 222. Fine and fresh
||Sassone #16F. Forty centesimi
rose-vermilion on a complete folded letter sent from Livorno (Tuscany)
to Nice (France). The stamp has clear to large margins, just
barley touching the frameline at one spot. It is cancelled and
tied to the cover by the small circle "LIVORNO 6 OTT. 63"
(p.5), which is repeated alongside. Also in front are the black "P.D."
and red entry marking into France. The cover is very attractive
and in excellent state of preservation. The Sassone 2011
Catalogue value is euro 385.00, which is about US$ 550.00.
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