Vaccari public auction - Philately and Postal History
May 5 (by mail) - May 6 (public)
Saturday May 6, 2017 10:00 Europe/Rome
Last day for bids: Friday May 5, 2017 17:00 Europe/Rome
Philately and Postal History are present in Vaccari public auction, catalogue no.91.
As usual, very developed is the whole section devoted to Italian States with postal history but with a prevailing wide proposal of good and very good quality postage stamps, among which prestigious examples.
Very interesting and substantial also the Italian Kingdom, peculiar destinations or mail “incoming” in Italy, and foreign countries, with the second segment (countries J to U) of “Europe Collection 1843-1958”, hundreds of postage stamps used and/or unused at really advantageous prices.
A large section is devoted to Air Mail, from the first Italian small flights of the ‘20ies-’30ies and some rare postcards to a wonderful overview of Zeppelin flights, mainly of LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin with also important rarities of the 1933 Cruise in Italy and numerous covers both Italian and foreign.
Rocket mail is well represented with pioneer launches of the ‘30ies, and there is a special selection of Space mail focused on recent flights with China, the “first time” of Korea in 2008 and the International Space Station, with space letters to/from, among which lot 1035 returned to the Earth aboard Space Shuttle STS-124.
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Closing date: by mail 5th May at 5 p.m. (local time) - public 6th May at 10 a.m. (local time)