U.S. and Worldwide Stamps
April 28-29, 2010

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Lot #1163
ITALY
1861 10c brown, two singles (one with sheet margin at top), used on piece, Palermo cancel, fine-v.f., with 2008 Raybaudi cert. (Sass.1c)
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Catalog #17b
Catalog Value €1,450
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #1164
ITALY
1862 10c reddish orange, "arancio rossastro", bright color and crisp embossing, fairly well centered for this issue, original gum with the barest trace of a hinge mark, a fresh and fine example of this scarce shade, signed Diena, with 2008 "Grande Rarita" Raybaudi cert. (Sass.1j)
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Catalog #17f
Catalog Value €17,500
Price Realized
$4,750.00

Lot #1165
ITALY
1862 40c red, variety imperf. at bottom, h.r., fine (Sass.3k
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Catalog #20var
Catalog Value €800
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #1166
ITALY
1862 80c orange, used on small piece (with small part of 40c red), fine, with 2008 Raybaudi cert. (Sass.4)
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Catalog #21
Catalog Value €3,250
Price Realized
$550.00

Lot #1167
ITALY
1863 15c blue, block of four, margins all around, two right stamps with head omitted, lower left stamp with head double, heavy h.r., natural gum creases between the stamps, a fine "triple variety" block, with 1990 Diena cert. (Sass.11k,11n; catalogue value for singles)
Box *
Catalog #22b-c
Catalog Value €3,200
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #1168
ITALY
1863 FL from Firenze to Rome, franked with 15c blue, used in combination with 5c Sardinia, Type I, both with full margins all around, Rome arrival on reverse, fine mixed franking (Sass.12)
Envelope
Catalog #23
Catalog Value €600
Price Realized
$220.00

Lot #1169
ITALY
1866 10c yellow ocher, Turin Printing, unused with original gum, h.r., better than usual centering for this difficult issue, fresh and fine, with 2008 Raybaudi cert. (Sass.T17)
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Catalog #27
Catalog Value €2,125
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #1170
ITALY
1866 10c bright yellow ("Giallo chiaro"), Turin Printing, well centered for this issue, unused, with full original gum, lightly hinged, fresh and fine, with 2008 Raybaudi cert. (Sass.T17a)
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Catalog #27a
Catalog Value €2,125
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #1171
ITALY
1863 40c rose, London Printing, unused with full original gum, h.r., beautiful color, reperforated at right, otherwise v.f., with Raybaudi opinion (Sass.L20)
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Catalog #31
Catalog Value €3,750
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #1172
ITALY
1863 40c carmine, unused (regummed), usual centering, with 1984 PFC (Sass.T20)
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Catalog #31
Catalog Value €1,250
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #1173
ITALY
1863-65 40c rose carmine, London Printing, block of four, beautiful color and uncommonly well centered, unused with full original gum, h.r. at top, bottom right stamp never hinged, bottom left stamp with barest trace of a hinge, truly post office fresh and v.f., signed Diena, with 2008 "Grande Rarita" Raybaudi certificate "E'ben centrato e poiche trovasi tuttora in ottimo stato di conservazione" (Sass.L20; catalogue value is for "perfectly" centered singles, without consideration for the 60% premium for a block of four). A true gem from the Italian Kingdom,
Box ***
Catalog #31
Catalog Value €80,000
Price Realized
$45,000.00

Lot #1174
ITALY
1866 2L vermilion, London Printing, block of six, boxed "152" numeral cancellations, fairly well centered, bottom middle and right stamps with small tears and creases. A scarce multiple, with 2008 Raybaudi cert. (Sass.L22; catalogue value for block of four and a pair)
Box
Catalog #33
Catalog Value €9,650
Price Realized
$850.00

Lot #1175
ITALY
1865 20c on 15c blue, type III (type I in Scott's), centered to right, lightly hinged, some toning not mentioned on certificate, otherwise fine, with 2008 Raybaudi cert. (Sass. 25)
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Catalog #34
Catalog Value €475
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #1176
ITALY
1865 20c on 15c blue, type III (type I in Scott's), block of four, bottom stamps never hinged, top stamps hinge remnant, usual centering, some slight gum toning mentioned for accuracy only (not mentioned on cert.), fine and rare block, with 2008 Raybaudi cert. (Sass.25; catalogue value for singles)
Box ***
Catalog #34
Catalog Value €4,275
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #1177
ITALY
1865 20c on 15c blue, type I (type III in Scott's), well centered, h.r., some faint toned spots not mentioned on accompanying certificate, v.f., with 2008 Raybaudi cert. (Sass.23)
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Catalog #34c
Catalog Value €2,500
Price Realized
$650.00

Lot #1178
ITALY
1867 20c black, imperf. proof on wove, unwatermarked paper, sheet of 100, with red "Pinning ma.." ("pinning marks correct J.P. 3/6/67") at top, some creases and marginal flaws, fine and possibly unique multiple, with 1979 Diena cert.
Box P
Unsold
Lot #1179
ITALY
1867 20c blue, Turin Printing, usual centering, original gum (h.r.), fine, with 2008 Raybaudi cert. (Sass.T26)
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Catalog #35
Catalog Value €500
Price Realized
$130.00

Lot #1180
ITALY
1877 20c orange, fresh color, well centered for this difficult issue, full original gum, l.h., faint gum toning not mentioned on accompanying certificate, fresh and fine, signed Diena, with 2008 Raybaudi cert. (Sass.28)
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Catalog #36
Catalog Value €3,000
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #1181
ITALY
1878 surcharges on Officials, complete set of eight, h.r., 2c on 20c with some faint gum toning (not mentioned on cert.), fine, with 2008 Raybaudi cert. (Sass.29-36)
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Catalog #37-44
Catalog Value €2,750
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #1182
ITALY
1879 Humbert, 5c-2L, set of seven imperf. plate proofs on gummed paper, n.h., fresh and v.f., few signed Diena (Sass. P37-43)
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Catalog #45-51P
Catalog Value €2,700
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #1183
ITALY
1879 Humbert, 20c-50L, four values, imperf. plate proofs on gummed paper, blocks of four, also 5c, 10c and 2L singles (one of each), n.h., one stamp with natural inclusion, otherwise fresh and v.f. (Sass. P37-43)
Box P
Catalog #45-51P
Catalog Value €6,795
Price Realized
$1,900.00

Lot #1184
ITALY
1879 2L vermilion, horizontal pair, used, fine, with 2008 Raybaudi cert. (Sass.43)
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Catalog #51
Catalog Value €1,500
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #1185
ITALY
1889 Humbert, 40c-5L, set of five imperf. plate proofs, n.h. (40c and 60c issued without gum), fresh and v.f. (Sass. P45-49)
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Catalog #53-57P
Catalog Value €1,400
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #1186
ITALY
1901 5c-5L, seven imperf. plate proofs on ungummed paper, complete except for 40c and 50c, fine-v.f. (Sass.P69/78)
P
Catalog #78/91P
Catalog Value €1,575
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #1187
ITALY
1901 5c Coat of Arms, imperf. trial color proofs in red, purple and olive green, each with sheet margin at bottom, v.f. (Sass. P70)
P
Catalog #78TC
Catalog Value €675
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1188
ITALY
1901 1L brown and green, green background double, h.r., v.f. and rare, listed but unpriced in Sassone, signed Raybaudi (Sass.77ba)
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Catalog #87var
Price Realized
$2,400.00

Lot #1189
ITALY
1937 Children, postage and airmail complete, 50 sets, mostly in sheets or large multiples, n.h., fine-v.f. (Sass.406-15,A100-5)
Box **
Catalog #367-76,C89-94
Catalog Value €43,000
Price Realized
$10,000.00

Lot #1190
ITALY
1951 International Gymnastics Congress, set of two used on official ppc, cancelled 2.6.51 Firenze, fine-v.f. (Sass.661-63)
Envelope
Catalog #574-76
Catalog Value €3,000
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #1191
ITALY
1952 Campione, 20c and 1fr, proof sheetlets in issued colors, v.f.
P
Price Realized
$280.00

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