Prestige Philately Auction 208 CatalogueCatalogue by countryItaly
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Displaying 9 Lots in Category - Italy
European selections from Belgium x14 & Belgian Congo x3; Finland x8; Greece x25 including Greek Islands & Salonika Fires on 18/8/1917; Italy x32 including Volcanic Eruptions of Vesuvius in 1906 & Etna in 1928; Italian Colonies Eritrea x6 & Libya x8; Holland x9 including Windmill Watercolours set of 6; & a couple of others; mostly unused but some postmark interest, condition variable but generally fine to very fine. Ex Keith Harrison.
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European collection in an album with useful cards from France, Italy, Monaco, Switzerland, Russia & the Eastern Bloc, excellent postal history/postmark content including better frankings & unusual destinations, condition variable. Ex "Cartophile".
Box with bundles of cards from Germany & Austria x60 approximately, Gibraltar x28, India x33, Italy x76, Holland x49 with lots of Costumes, and a mostly modern array from Hawaii x150, condition a bit mixed but generally fine to very fine.
(Qty 400 approx)
PICTURE POSTCARDS - Subjects
GLAMOUR: Bundle of artist cards from Great Britain x60 approximately, Austria x8, Germany x13, Italy x12, Russia x3 & a few others, generally fine to very fine used or unused. Ex Keith Harrison. [See also Lots 141 629 & 793‹]
(Qty 100 approx)
ARCTIC: 1901 Italian "Ricordo Delle Feste/27 Gennaio 1901" card for the 1900 Italian Arctic Expedition with vignettes of the Duke of the Abruzzi and his ship "Stella Polare", used from 'GENOVA' to England in 1901. Ex Keith Harrison.
1907 "Daily Graphic" Expedition card of a Balloon over a Riverine Landscape, to Italy with 1d tied by Brighton datestamp of OC27/07 & 'ISCHIA' arrival datestamp, minor blemishes. Ex Keith Harrison.
1883-99 Overseas Usages 1d red with illustration of P&O SS "Caledonia", to Germany in 1899 with message headed "7.7.99/Red Sea" & with Italian 'BRINDISI/(AMB)' Travelling Post Office datestamp, a very fine & very early Ship postcard. Ex Keith Harrison.
1930 real photo card of Benito Mussolini (in top hat) & the poet Gabriele d'Annunzio, unused; also a note in English signed "D'Annunzio". [d'Annunzio was a WWI hero & Mussolini's favourite poet. In 1919, he seized power in Fiume where he later declared war on Italy!]
(Qty 2 items)
FIUME & TRIESTE: Attractive Fiume group including Undivided Backs x6 (one with Austrian stamp & 'GRUZ/GRAVOSA' cds & two with Hungarian stamps & 'FIUME' cds), two with embossed Flags, etc; Trieste Undivided Back with Domenico Rossetti illustrations on both sides with Austrian stamp & 'TRIEST/ A /TRIESTE' cds, and 1911 busy scene at Grado with Austrian stamp & 'GRADO' cds, one other; and Zara street scene & Dalmatia Costumes x3 all unused but with Zara Overprints on the views; generally fine to very fine. Very scarce group reflecting the fascinating political history of this area. Ex Keith Harrison.