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Lot 3415 - europe sardinia -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 4

Lot 3415 - europe sardinia - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 4

1855: Choice selection six entire letters / covers bearing single frankings of 20 c. blue or indigo, fresh and fine adhesives tied by mostly clear or crisp strikes of different cds's from VALENZA, CASTELNUOVO SCRIVIA, CASSINE, PINEROLO, CASALE and TORINO. An appealing group. Most items competently signed, one certificate Sassone = € 7'500.

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Lot 3416 - europe sardinia -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 4

Lot 3416 - europe sardinia - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 4

1857/61: Selection 13 entires / covers with shade and cancellation interest and frankings between 5 & 40 centesimi, clear to crisp strikes, an appealing group incl. two printed matter letters from Torino and Cuorgné with single 1857 5 c. frankings, 1860 envelope from Nizza to Paris with 10 c. & 40 c. with filetto di riquadro, nine entires with single 20 c. frankings incl. 1856 Alessandria to Torino cancelled at the Ambulant, 1856 cover with 20 c. 'cobalto latteo chiaro', 1857 from Modane to St. Jean de Maurienne, 1857 Spigno to Torino, 1858 "LA MADDALENA" to Genova, 1859 Bussala (8 punti) to Genova, 1859 "Ambulant Sez. Ticino" with straight line Chambéry alongside, and Ornavasso (6 punti) to Torino, also double rate cover with 40 c. franking Novi to Chiaver. Three certificates, many knowledgeable signatures.

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Lot 3417 - europe sardinia -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 4

Lot 3417 - europe sardinia - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 4

1857/61: Interesting selection 19 entires / covers with single 20 centesimi frankings, shade and cancellation interest, mostly clear to crisp strikes, an appealing group incl. Alpignano (9 punti), "La Chiusa", Pallanza, "St. Jean de Maurienne", Centallo, Bordighera, ambulant Torino - Genova as second cancellation on indistinct red strike, Solero (7 punti), Taninge (8 punti), Canobbio, Nus, Voghera, Dronero, Nuoro, Rumilly, and Cortemiglia. Many knowledgeable signatures.

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Lot 3418 - europe sardinia -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 4

Lot 3418 - europe sardinia - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 4

Austrian cancellations on Sardinian adhesives 1859: Selection 9 entires / covers with primarily single frankings of the 20 centesimi blue in different shades from the 1859 issue, all tied by straight or circular datestamps of Austrian types. Lot includes cancellations at Porletta, Asso, Iseo from July 1859, the first month of the usage of Sardinian adhesives, Bellagio, Milano on cover with three examples of the 20 c. overpaying the rate to France by 10 c., Como, Lecco, as well as Dongo twice, one with a stamp with double imprint of the King's Effigie. In addition, three items from Sardinia to Veneto, with the 20 centesimi franking paying just the inland rate to the border, taxed on the Austrian side with '5' or '15'. One certificate, many knowledgeable signatures.rnProvenance: Two covers ex collection Maggi-Ponti.rnrn 

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Lot 3381 - europe sardinia -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 4

Lot 3381 - europe sardinia - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 4

1853 (Oct): 20 c. blue, a superb right marginal example with large to enormous margins, well embossed, cancelled by light "IGLESIAS 8 GIU. 54" cds in black (Sassone CA = 8 punti) to cover to Cagliari. A most attractive usage on the island of Sardinia, cert. E. Diena (1989) Sassone = € 1'200 + 1'000.

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Lot 3397 - europe sardinia -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 4

Lot 3397 - europe sardinia - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 4

1857/58: 5 c. 'verde giallo' in combination with 20 c. 'indaco', two fine and fresh examples with large even margins, well embossed, tied by light "NOVARA 22 NOV 57" cds to entire letter directed to Pavia, "P.D." in red alongside the franking. On reverse, indistinct two-line arrival datestamp and distribution handstamp. A fine item, correctly franked with 25 centesimi from the first Sardinian to the first Austrian rayon. Signed A. Diena & Avanzi; cert. Raybaudi (1987) Sassone = € 1'410.

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Lot 3413 - europe sardinia -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 4

Lot 3413 - europe sardinia - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 4

1858: 80 c. 'ocra arancio', a fine and fresh adhesive with good to large margins, well embossed, tied by "VALENZA 1 MAG. 59" cds with ASSICURATO handstamp alngside, on registered envelope directed to Ventimiglia. Reverse with ALESSANDRIA and ambulant transit as well as VENTIMIGLIA arrival cds's (May 3). Fine double rate inland cover with additional 40 centesimi registration fee, signed Calves; cert. E. Diena (1992) Sassone = € 7'000.

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Lot 3377 - europe sardinia -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 4

Lot 3377 - europe sardinia - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 4

Issued stamps 1851 (Jan): 5 c. black, second report, in combination with 20 c. blue, third report, two fresh and fine examples with good to enormous margins all round, tied by Rombi mute obliterator with "NIZZA MARITT. 16 SET. 53" despatch cds in black, "P.D." handstamp in red and French "SARD. 16 SEPT. 53 ANTIBES" entry cds in red alongside, on entire letter to Antibes, France. Reverse with arrival cds of the same day. Light horizontal file fold well away from the adhesives just mentioned for accuracy, a most appealing entire, the rare two-colour franking from its last month paying correctly the 25 centesimi border rate to France. Signed Isaac; cert. E. Diena (1985) Sassone = € 35'000.

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Lot 3392 - europe sardinia -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 4

Lot 3392 - europe sardinia - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 4

1855: 5 c. in the rare shade 'verde smeraldo grigiastro', a fine and fresh examples in a deep shade with good to large margins, well embossed, tied by light "CASALE 8 APR 57" cds to printed matter letter directed to Genova, reverse TORINO - GENOVA ambulant and GENOVA arrival cds's (April 9). An appealing item with this rare shade. Signed A. Diena; cert. Colla (1996) Sassone = € 4'000.

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Lot 3408 - europe sardinia -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 4

Lot 3408 - europe sardinia - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 4

1860: 20 c. azzuro, a fine and fresh adhesive with good to large margins, well embossed, tied by manuscript "Grosio 8 / 7 / 60" (Sassone SO = 9 punti) to cover to Sarnico at the Iseo Lake, reverse with a plethora of transit cds's from BERGAMO, SONDRIO and Austrian-type PALLAZZUOLO as well as Austrian-type SARNICO arrival cds (July 16). Interesting cover from a newly opened post office in the Veltlin after Lombardy became part of Sardinia, which had not yet supplied with a datestamp, signed Golinelli; certs. Raybaudi (1982), E. Diena (1983) Sassone = € 180 + 1'400.

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