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Lot #685
ITALIAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES FEZZAN - French Occupation
1943 (June) French Occupation, cover from Mourzouk to Fort Foureau, Cameroon, bearing 50c horizontal pair, canceled by undated "Mourzouk/R.F. Fezzan" large double-ring handstamp in violet, "Fort Foureau/Cameroun" June 25 arrival cds on reverse, v.f., signed Calves, Diena, Bolaffi, etc.,
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Catalog #Sass.1
Catalog Value €880
$230.00

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Lot #686
ITALIAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES FEZZAN - French Occupation
1943 (11 June) military stationery card from Sebha to Brazzaville, French Congo, franked with single 1fr on 25c and pairs of 0.50f on 50c violet and Airmail 0.50f on 50c brown, canceled by four strikes "R.F. Sebha/Fezzan" circular unframed datestamps, little toning at bottom, still v.f. and rare combination franking, signed Calves, also Raybaudi, with his 1980 certificate (catalogued as first stamp on cover and others as used)
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Catalog #Sass.11,12,A3
Catalog Value €13,650
$1,400.00

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Lot #687
ITALIAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES FEZZAN - French Occupation
1943 (13 June) registered cover from Sebha to Alger, franked with 0.50f on 50c and 1f on 25c pair from the right of the sheet, used in combination with Air Post 0.50f on 50c, all canceled by "R.F. Sebha/Fezzan" circular unframed datestamps, with "Alger R.P./Alger" June 18 arrival cds on reverse, minor faults and cover mending, stamps fine-v.f., with 2009 Guy du Vachat certificate (catalogued as first stamp on cover and others as used)
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Catalog #Sass.11,12,A3
Catalog Value €8,500
$700.00

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Lot #688
ITALIAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES FEZZAN - French Occupation
1943 (14 June) flown cover from Sebha to Fort Lamy, franked with three different provisional handstamped surcharges, including 50c on 50c Air Post, tied by "R.F. Sebha/Fezzan" circular unframed datestamps, with Fort Lamy A.E.F. arrival pmk on back, signed Calves, with 1961 Alberto Diena certificate (catalogued as first stamp on cover and others as used)
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Catalog #Sass.11,12,A3
Catalog Value €7,850
$700.00

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Lot #689
ITALIAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES FEZZAN - French Occupation
1943 (18 June) registered and flown cover from Sebha to Constantine (Algeria), franked with pair and single of provisional handstamped surcharges, tied by "R.F. Sebha/Fezzan" circular datestamps, with censor label and cachets, fine and rare usage, Fort Lamy A.E.F. arrival pmk on back, signed Calves, with 1961 Alberto Diena certificate (catalogued as one stamp on cover and others as used)
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Catalog #Sass.11,A3
Catalog Value €8,400
$900.00

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Lot #690
ITALIAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES FEZZAN - French Occupation
1943 (17 July) Libya Parcel Post Stamps surcharged for Postage, complete set of seven, plus additional 1fr on 50c orange, all used on two registered covers, locally addressed in Sebha, stamps canceled and tied by "R.F. Postes/Fezzan" double-ring handstamps with date inserted by hand and "R.F. Sebha/Fezzan" circular unframed datestamps alongside; both covers with Registration receipts affixed to back of the envelopes; some filing folds away from the stamps, fine-v.f., rare (only 35 sets possible), signed Bolaffi and Diena (catalogued as one on cover and others as used off cover)
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Catalog #Sass.13-19
Catalog Value €142,500
$14,000.00

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Lot #691
ITALIAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES FEZZAN - French Occupation
1943 (19 May) picture postcard from Mourzouk to Sebha, franked with 1f on 10c on front and top sheet margin vertical strip of three of Postage Dues 1f on 10c, top two stamps double overprint, one in red, tied by "R.F. Postes/Fezzan" double-ring handstamp, with "R.F. Sebha/Fezzan" 20 Mai 1943 alongside, with various manuscript markings "parti Retour avion Sebha non demande", indicating that the addressee had left and that the card should be returned by ordinary mail, matching "T" and dated "21 mai 1943", top stamp with horizontal crease and tear at left, 1f with tear, otherwise v.f., signed Roger Calves, also Enzo Diena, with his 1989 certificate (only known se-tenant pair with double surcharge on cover), ex-our Versailles IV sale (realized $6,250 plus commission in 2008 against then Sass. €8,800)
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Catalog #Sass.3,S2,S2a
Catalog Value €22,650
$2,300.00

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Lot #692
ITALIAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES FEZZAN - French Occupation
1943 (20 June) registered and flown cover from Sebha to Douala, Cameroun, franked with 5fr on 50c surcharged in red, used in combination with 4x1fr on 25c Provisional Surcharges, all tied by "R.F. Sebha/Fezzan" circular datestamps, with corresponding Registry label alongside, Port Lamy transit and Douala arrival pmks on back, filing folds away from the stamps, rare usage, signed Bolaffi, also Alberto Diena, with his 1971 certificate (catalogued as one stamp on cover and others as used)
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Catalog #Sass.7,12
Catalog Value €3,515
$700.00

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Lot #693
ITALIAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES FEZZAN - French Occupation
1943 (6 July) registered and flown cover from Sebha to Brazzaville, Congo, franked with two each 5fr on 50c surcharged in red, Air Post 50c brown and 7.50 on 50c carmine, all tied by "R.F. Sebha/Fezzan" circular datestamps, with corresponding Registry label (Sebha Fezzan Tripolitania) alongside, Censor handstamps ("Controle Postal Afrique Equatoriale Francaise Commission A" ) and "Ouvert Par L'Autorite Militaire"), also censor label and Brazzaville arrival pmk (catalogued as one stamp on cover and others as used)
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Catalog #Sass.7,PA1,2
Catalog Value €2,450
$700.00

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Lot #694
ITALIAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES FEZZAN - French Occupation
1946 Fezzan and Ghadames Military Territory, 10c-50f, the set of three composite large die proofs in issued colors, die sunk on thick wove paper, all with "Atelier de Fabrication des Timbres-Postes. Paris" imprints and control die cuts in margin at bottom, fine-v.f., rare
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Catalog #Sass.1-15P
$700.00

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Lot #695
ITALIAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES FEZZAN - French Occupation
1949 Fezzan and Ghadames Military Territory, selection of 15 large die proofs, including three composite large die proofs of values to 12f in issued colors, composite large die proof of 25f and 50f in black, and 1f-50f set of 11 large die proofs in issued colors, all sunk on thick wove paper or card and with "Atelier de Fabrication des Timbres-Postes. Paris" imprints and control die cuts in margin at bottom, except the 25f + 50f black composite die proof with simulated control die cuts penciled in margin, v.f.
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Catalog #Sass.16-26P
$700.00

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