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Lot #1016

ITALIAN STATES Sicily

1859 (12 Dec) outer FL from Messina to Genova, franked with 50gr dark brown red, 20gr dark gray violet, 10gr dark blue, 5gr rose carmine (Tav.I), 2gr blue (Tav.I), 1gr olive green (Tav.III) (last three Palermo printing), paying 88 Grana via the French Post, with corresponding datestamp alongside, 50gr with usual margins to just in at left and bottom right corner, others mostly full margins, all stamps incredibly fresh. An outstanding rarity from Sicily, extraordinary multicolor franking with six out of the seven issued values, 1986 Enzo Diena certificate (Sass.5d,6g,9,12,13c,14)
Envelope
Catalog #11/18

Price Realized
$28,000.00

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