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Lots 755 - 770,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #81, March 21, 2019. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Net Price
755  5

Italian States

1853, King Victor Emmanuel II, embossing of 20c on blue paper, nice balanced margins, usual uneven full original gum, previously hinged, VF and very rare, signed by A. Fiecchi on reverse, his certificate is included, C.v. $18,500, Sassone #5, €48,000
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756  22 var
1863, King Victor Emmanuel II, 15c blue, horizontal pair, left stamp has triple embossing, right one without embossing, touched design at right, strong color, full OG, LH, VF and scarce, Raybaudi certificate, Sassone #11ka+11m, €2,650 for two singles, no price indicated for such pair
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757  78a
1901, Coat of Arms, 5c blue green, four-side margin imperforated single used on a part of an envelope, tied by Firenze "28.9.02" date stamp, VF and scarce, Sassone #70g, €2,500 for unused single and no price indicated for a used stamp
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758  192a
1927, King Victor Emmanuel III, 50c brown and gray, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Sassone #218h, €600++
759 **   201-10, var
1928, 400th Anniversary of the birth of Emmanuele Filiberto and 10th Anniversary of the Victory of 1918, complete set of 13, three "key" values with E. Diena certificate, in addition stamp of 1.25L with perforation L133/4 (certified by Raybaudi), five values with sheet margins, excellent quality unit, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #226-38, 235/I, €4,000
760  324-28, C62-65
1934, 2nd World Soccer Championships, 20c-5+2.50L, 50c-10+5L, complete set of nine, postage and air post, full OG, LH, VF, Sassone #357-61, A69-72, €320
761 **   477
1946, Family and Scales, 100L carmine lake, perforation 14, a beautiful single, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $400
762 **   1412 var
1980-92, Rocca di Calascio, "rose castle" variety, 50L in blue, rose and black instead of multicolored, bottom right corner sheet margin single, typical centering for this error, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF, H. Avi certificate, Catalogo Enciclopedico Italiano #1527g, €12,000
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763 **   1743 var
1988, National Soccer Championships, "Milan Blue", 650L multicolored with yellow omitted, left sheet margin example with emblem, background of the text as well as marginal control inscription in blue instead of green, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF and very rare, Dr. H. Avi certificate, Sassone #1836a "-", Bolaffi #1954B, €27,500
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764  N16 var

Occupation issues of the World War I
Venezia Giulia

1918, three-line black overprint "Regno di Italia. Venezia Giulia. 3.XI.18" on Austrian Arms stamp of 4k yellow green, the overprint is strongly misplaced and partly doubled (two symbols in each line), due to incorrect spacing between neighboring overprints, neat postal cancellation, nice centering and intact perforation, VF and extremely rare, Dr. F. Sottoriva certificate stated: "This variety on 4k stamp was not known to me, and not catalogued…", Sassone #17/I var
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765  Sassone #23

Occupation issues of the World War II
Ionian Islands

1941, black overprint "Italia. Occupazione Militare. Italiana isole. Cefalonia e Itaca." on 25+25d dark blue, full OG, right stamp has very light trace of hinge mark, VF, C.v. €600
766 **   1LN6 var

Allied Military Government (A.M.G.)
Venezia Giulia

1945 -47, inverted and shifted to the bottom black overprint "A.M.G. V.G." on 5L dark red, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by R. Mondolfo and others, Sassone #10db, €3,000
767 **/*   1LN2/7, 1LNC5 var
1945-47, inverted overprint "A.M.G. V.G." on 20c, 60c, 10Lx2 (one with overprint offset on reverse), in addition double (one inverted) overprint on air post stamp of 25L, full OG, NH or LH, VF, each one properly expertized,Sassone #5d, 6d, 11d and PA6d, €1,300
768  6

Offices Abroad
General issues

1874, King Victor Emmanuel II, black overprint "Estero" on 20c blue, two short tips of perforation at the bottom, otherwise fresh, full OG, previously hinged, VF, F. Sottoriva certificate, Sassone #5, €2,250
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769  7
1878, King Victor Emmanuel II, black overprint "Estero" on 20c orange, fresh color and well centering, full OG, LH, VF and very rare, especially in such quality, F. Ferrario certificate, Scott C.v. $13,000, Sassone #11, €13,000
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770 **   E3

Offices in the Turkish Empire
Special Delivery stamps

1922, King Victor Emmanuel III, black surcharge 15pi over surcharge 1.20L on 30c blue and rose, block of four, full original, but tropicalized gum, NH, VF appearance, Sassone #1, €440 as singles