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ITALY: (Disinfected Mail) 1698 complete letter sent from Smyrna to Livorno endorsed "Conn Livorno/Galera Che.D.V.". Letter was disinfected through baking. Rare early disinfection.
ITALY: (Disinfected Mail)

1698 complete letter sent from Smyrna to Livorno endorsed "Conn Livorno/Galera Che.D.V.". Letter was disinfected through baking. Rare early disinfection.

£275
ITALY: (Disinfected Mail) 1842 entire from CONSTANTINOPLE to TRIESTE bearing on reverse extremely fine negative seal NETTO DI FUORA ET DI DENTRO and with red wax seal Sigillium Sanitatis, arrival backstamp.
ITALY: (Disinfected Mail) 1842 entire from CONSTANTINOPLE to TRIESTE bearing on reverse extremely fine negative seal NETTO DI FUORA ET DI DENTRO and with red wax seal Sigillium Sanitatis, arrival backstamp.
ITALY: (Disinfected Mail)

1842 entire from CONSTANTINOPLE to TRIESTE bearing on reverse extremely fine negative seal 'NETTO DI FUORA ET DI DENTRO' and with red wax seal 'Sigillium Sanitatis', arrival backstamp.

£115
ITALY 1848 miniature entire written from VESCOVO (Florence) to MARDIN (Kurdistan - now S.E. Turkey). The entire is written in arabic and has manuscript arrival notation. A very unusual and rare entire.
ITALY

1848 miniature entire written from VESCOVO (Florence) to MARDIN (Kurdistan - now S.E. Turkey). The entire is written in arabic and has manuscript arrival notation. A very unusual and rare entire.

£395
ITALY: (Sardinia) 1854 entire from St. Simon to La Roche franked 2nd issue 20c. tied by AIX LES BAINS date stamp. Obverse also bears two-line DOPO LA/PARTENZA (Too Late). On reverse, ANNECY transit cds.
ITALY: (Sardinia)

1854 entire from St. Simon to La Roche franked 2nd issue 20c. tied by AIX LES BAINS date stamp. Obverse also bears two-line 'DOPO LA/PARTENZA' (Too Late). On reverse, ANNECY transit cds.

£425
Nigeria 1858 entire from Lagos  to Genova, Italy bearing framed PACKET LETTER handstamp, framed G.B./ 1f60c accountancy, Angl Amb. Calais French entry cds and ‘10’ decimes rating handstamp, reverse with London and Paris transits and red framed Genoa arrival; light filing crease otherwise fine and unusual.
Nigeria 1858 entire from Lagos  to Genova, Italy bearing framed PACKET LETTER handstamp, framed G.B./ 1f60c accountancy, Angl Amb. Calais French entry cds and ‘10’ decimes rating handstamp, reverse with London and Paris transits and red framed Genoa arrival; light filing crease otherwise fine and unusual.
Nigeria

1858 entire from Lagos to Genova, Italy bearing framed PACKET LETTER handstamp, framed G.B./ 1f60c accountancy, Angl Amb. Calais French entry cds and ‘10’ decimes rating handstamp, reverse with London and Paris transits and red framed Genoa arrival; light filing crease otherwise fine and unusual.

£495
Malta 1864 outer letter sheet to Italy with despatch cds on front, unframed P.D., reverse with good example of ‘keyhole’ Palermo-Malta Piroscafi Post Italiani., Messina and Genova transits.
Malta 1864 outer letter sheet to Italy with despatch cds on front, unframed P.D., reverse with good example of ‘keyhole’ Palermo-Malta Piroscafi Post Italiani., Messina and Genova transits.
Malta

1864 outer letter sheet to Italy with despatch cds on front, unframed P.D., reverse with good example of ‘keyhole’ Palermo-Malta Piroscafi Post Italiani., Messina and Genova transits.

£235
Italy 1864 pair of entires both franked 15c., the first 13 Ago from Messina to Trapani cancelled by Palermo-Malta Piroscafi Post Italiani keyhole date stamp with a fine strike alongside, the second of 6 Set from Siracusa to Genova cancelled Malta-Palermo Piroscafi Post Italiani. A fine pair of covers showing both directions of this scarce maritime date stamp.
Italy 1864 pair of entires both franked 15c., the first 13 Ago from Messina to Trapani cancelled by Palermo-Malta Piroscafi Post Italiani keyhole date stamp with a fine strike alongside, the second of 6 Set from Siracusa to Genova cancelled Malta-Palermo Piroscafi Post Italiani. A fine pair of covers showing both directions of this scarce maritime date stamp.
Italy

1864 pair of entires both franked 15c., the first 13 Ago from Messina to Trapani cancelled by Palermo-Malta Piroscafi Post Italiani keyhole date stamp with a fine strike alongside, the second of 6 Set from Siracusa to Genova cancelled Malta-Palermo Piroscafi Post Italiani. A fine pair of covers showing both directions of this scarce maritime date stamp.

£1295
ITALY 1866 mourning cover to MADRAS, India franked two 60c. tied 14 numeral handstamps, LIVORNO cds at right and framed maritime cachet and red oval-framed P.D., the envelope endorsed "Via Ancona & Brindisi", the reverse, that is missing part of its backflap, with red arrival cancel and unclear transits.
ITALY

1866 mourning cover to MADRAS, India franked two 60c. tied '14' numeral handstamps, LIVORNO cds at right and framed maritime cachet and red oval-framed 'P.D.', the envelope endorsed "Via Ancona & Brindisi", the reverse, that is missing part of its backflap, with red arrival cancel and unclear transits.

£295
ITALY 1870 wrapper put into the British post at Buenos Ayres, addressed to Naples. On reverse LONDON transit with their accountancy mark GB/1F60c on the obverse alongside the subsequent French handstamp F.56. Rated 10 decimes on arrival and 1L postage due affixed.
ITALY 1870 wrapper put into the British post at Buenos Ayres, addressed to Naples. On reverse LONDON transit with their accountancy mark GB/1F60c on the obverse alongside the subsequent French handstamp F.56. Rated 10 decimes on arrival and 1L postage due affixed.
ITALY

1870 wrapper put into the British post at Buenos Ayres, addressed to Naples. On reverse LONDON transit with their accountancy mark 'GB/1F60c' on the obverse alongside the subsequent French handstamp 'F.56'. Rated 10 decimes on arrival and 1L postage due affixed.

£270
Gibraltar 1873 (AU 7) outer letter sheet to Genova franked Great Britain 2d., FI, plate 14, tied A26 duplexe, endorsed “pr St Tyrian”. As the 2d. rate only covered carriage to port, a 40c. Postage Due was applied with agents handstamp alongside and tied arrival cds. Postage due stamp creased and 2d. with ageing around perfs.
Gibraltar

1873 (AU 7) outer letter sheet to Genova franked Great Britain 2d., FI, plate 14, tied A26 duplexe, endorsed “pr St Tyrian”. As the 2d. rate only covered carriage to port, a 40c. Postage Due was applied with agents handstamp alongside and tied arrival cds. Postage due stamp creased and 2d. with ageing around perfs.

£95
Argentina 1873 stampless outer letter sheet to Genova bearing Buenos Aires company handstamp, rate handstamp 10 and framed F.*56 acountancy, somewhat unclear French octagonal maritime Buenos Aires date stamp, reverse with Paris transit and upon arrival 1L. Postage due applied and tied cds; fine condition.
Argentina 1873 stampless outer letter sheet to Genova bearing Buenos Aires company handstamp, rate handstamp 10 and framed F.*56 acountancy, somewhat unclear French octagonal maritime Buenos Aires date stamp, reverse with Paris transit and upon arrival 1L. Postage due applied and tied cds; fine condition.
Argentina

1873 stampless outer letter sheet to Genova bearing Buenos Aires company handstamp, rate handstamp '10' and framed 'F.*56' acountancy, somewhat unclear French octagonal maritime Buenos Aires date stamp, reverse with Paris transit and upon arrival 1L. Postage due applied and tied cds; fine condition.

£125
Gibraltar 1875 (FE 9) outer letter sheet to Genova franked two Great Britain 1d. red, QF and RG, both plate 159, tied A26 duplexes, endorsed “pr St Trinidad”. As the 2d. rate only covered carriage to port, a 40c. Postage Due was applied with agents handstamp alongside and tied arrival cds. Postage due stamp damaged.
Gibraltar

1875 (FE 9) outer letter sheet to Genova franked two Great Britain 1d. red, QF and RG, both plate 159, tied A26 duplexes, endorsed “pr St Trinidad”. As the 2d. rate only covered carriage to port, a 40c. Postage Due was applied with agents handstamp alongside and tied arrival cds. Postage due stamp damaged.

£85
ITALY: (Maritime) 1878 10c. Official postal stationery card authorised for public use sent from NAPLES to Reggio in Calabria by sea and landed at Messina, Sicily, where struck with a boxed PIROSCAFI/POSTALI handstamp with the third line missing (only recorded used at Messina). Then taken across the Messina Straits to Reggio on the mainland.
ITALY: (Maritime)

1878 10c. Official postal stationery card authorised for public use sent from NAPLES to Reggio in Calabria by sea and landed at Messina, Sicily, where struck with a boxed 'PIROSCAFI/POSTALI' handstamp with the third line missing (only recorded used at Messina). Then taken across the Messina Straits to Reggio on the mainland.

£145
ITALY (Post Offices in Egypt) 1878 Italian 10c Official postal stationery card to Firenze cancelled with ALESSANDRIA DEGITTO/POSTE ITALIANE cds; some slight toning not unduly detracting from scarce card used in Egypt.
ITALY (Post Offices in Egypt)

1878 Italian 10c Official postal stationery card to Firenze cancelled with 'ALESSANDRIA D'EGITTO/POSTE ITALIANE' cds; some slight toning not unduly detracting from scarce card used in Egypt.

£375
ITALY 1881 part wrapper to SPOLETO franked 2c. on 0,30 vertical strip of six and 2c. on 1,00 (4) tied unclear numeral obliterators; a fine strip of six, rare on cover.
ITALY

1881 part wrapper to SPOLETO franked 2c. on 0,30 vertical strip of six and 2c. on 1,00 (4) tied unclear numeral obliterators; a fine strip of six, rare on cover.

£125
ITALY: (Tunisia) 1881 wrapper to TRAPANI franked with Estero overprinted 2c. tied 235 numeral with TUNISI/POSTE ITALIANE cds in association to left, arrival backstamp. Fine printed matter rate item.
ITALY: (Tunisia)

1881 wrapper to TRAPANI franked with 'Estero' overprinted 2c. tied '235' numeral with 'TUNISI/POSTE ITALIANE' cds in association to left, arrival backstamp. Fine printed matter rate item.

£395
ITALY: (Tunisia) 1890 mourning cover to Italian Consul General at TRIPOLI franked with 4 x 5c. tied 235 obliterators with TUNISI/POSTE ITALIANE cds in association at bottom left; some slight toning; scarce item.
ITALY: (Tunisia)

1890 mourning cover to Italian Consul General at TRIPOLI franked with 4 x 5c. tied '235' obliterators with 'TUNISI/POSTE ITALIANE' cds in association at bottom left; some slight toning; scarce item.

£385
ITALY: (Maritime) 1890s cover from PALERMO to NAPOLI franked 20c. tied straight-line handstamp of Hungarian Shipping line, "PAQUEBOT" handstamp and ships cachet bottom left; despatch and arrival cancels.
ITALY: (Maritime)

1890s cover from PALERMO to NAPOLI franked 20c. tied straight-line handstamp of Hungarian Shipping line, "PAQUEBOT" handstamp and ship's cachet bottom left; despatch and arrival cancels.

£125
ITALY: (Maritime) 1896 envelope to Massaua, Eritrea, franked 20c. Umberto tied by TORINO squared circle date stamp. On reverse, boxed dated MASSAUA/SERVIZIO ITALIANO/DEL MAR ROSSO.
ITALY: (Maritime) 1896 envelope to Massaua, Eritrea, franked 20c. Umberto tied by TORINO squared circle date stamp. On reverse, boxed dated MASSAUA/SERVIZIO ITALIANO/DEL MAR ROSSO.
ITALY: (Maritime)

1896 envelope to Massaua, Eritrea, franked 20c. Umberto tied by TORINO squared circle date stamp. On reverse, boxed dated 'MASSAUA/SERVIZIO ITALIANO/DEL MAR ROSSO'.

£165
ITALY: (Paquebot) 1898 cover to MALTA franked 5c. and 20c. cancelled by large greenish pictorial handstamp, straight-line PAQUEBOT handstamp below, at left straight-line S.S. ANDRASSY handstamp, arrival backstamp; fine and attractive.
ITALY: (Paquebot)

1898 cover to MALTA franked 5c. and 20c. cancelled by large greenish pictorial handstamp, straight-line 'PAQUEBOT' handstamp below, at left straight-line 'S.S. ANDRASSY' handstamp, arrival backstamp; fine and attractive.

£185