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Lot 3465 - europe toscana -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 4

Lot 3465 - europe toscana - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 4

1851/60: Selection ten covers / entire letters incl. 1851 1 cr. carmine Firenze to Camaiore, 2 cr. light blue Firenze to Lucca, 4 cr. green-yellow Firenze to Bologna, 6 cr. dark blue Fucecchio to Genova, 1857 2 cr. blue Lucca to Firence, 4 cr. green-blue S. Marcello to Castiglion Fiorentino, also Governo Provvisorio 10 c. brown on four covers from Pieve S. Stefano, Roccalbegna, Lucignano & Pienza. Several competent signatures Sassone = € 9'300+.

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Lot 3459 - europe toscana -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 4

Lot 3459 - europe toscana - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 4

1860 (Jan): Stemma di Savoia 1 c. 'bruno lilla' in a horizontal pair, a fresh and fine multiple for this narrowly printed issue, good to huge margins incl. parts of a neighbouring adhesive, tied by 'Muto a 5 sbarre' of type II with clear "GROSETTO 5 NOV. 1860" despatch cds alongside, on printed matter cover to Scansano. A most interesting usage. Signed A. Diena; cert. E. Diena (1986) Sassone = € 9'000.

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Lot 3454 - europe toscana -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 4

Lot 3454 - europe toscana - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 4

1851 (April): 2 cr. light blue on greyish, a fine and fresh single adhesive with fair to good margins, tied by "SERRAVEZZA 6 NOV. 1856" despatch cds (Sassone LU = 4 punti), an information strike and a framed "P.D." handstamp alongside, on cover directed to Carrara, reverse with arrival cds of the following day. The function of the PD is unclear on this inland cover. A beautiful item, signed Vaccari Sassone = € 1'100 + 110.

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Lot 3449 - europe toscana -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 4

Lot 3449 - europe toscana - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 4

1839 (July 28): Ladies Envelope with a most beautiful ornamental design showing floral elements, birds and butterflies, struck with LUCCA despatch cds in black on front, directed to Pisa. The receiver had to pay '4' crazie for the postage. A gem, opened up for display.

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Lot 3460 - europe toscana -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 4

Lot 3460 - europe toscana - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 4

1860 (Jan): Stemma di Savoia 5 c. verde, a fresh and fine horizontal pair with large to enormous margins all round including parts of a neighbouring adhesive, sheet margin at base with parts of the 'filo di riquadro', tied by "MASSA MARITTIMA 22 LUG. 1861" despatch cds, a clear information strike alongside, on cover to Siena. An appealing presentation of the 10 centesimi special rate within the Toscana, posted after the proclamation of the Kingdom of Italy. Signed Avanzo; cert. E. Diena (1986) Sassone = € 2'400+.

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Lot 3455 - europe toscana -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 4

Lot 3455 - europe toscana - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 4

1851 (April): 4 cr. 'verde scuro su grigio', a fine and fresh single adhesive with fair to large margins, tied by 'Muto a 5 sbarre' obliterator with "LIVORNO 29 OTT 1855" despatch datestamp alongside on cover to Palermo, endorsed "Col vap Capri". Reverse with arrival datestamp in red (Oct 31). Signed R. Mondolfo with colour indication Sassone = € 2'200.

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Lot 3450 - europe toscana -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 4

Lot 3450 - europe toscana - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 4

1851 (April): 1 cr. carmine on greyish, a superb horizontal pair in a deep shade with good to enormous margins all round incl. parts of two neighbouring stamps, tied by 'Muto a 5 sbarre' obliterator with "FIRENZE 13 AGO 1853" despatch cds alongside, on entire letter directed to Lucca, reverse with arrival cds of the following day. A splendid cover, Signed E. Diena Sassone = € 1'500.

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Lot 3461 - europe toscana -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 4

Lot 3461 - europe toscana - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 4

First Day Cover 1860 (Jan): Stemma di Savoia 10 c. bruno, a fresh and fine example with fair to enormous margins including parts of a neighbouring adhesive, tied by a dramatic strike of "EMPOLI 1 GEN. 1860" despatch cds, a cancellation from the first day of issuance, on cover to Pisa. Minor staining does not distract from the attractiveness of this first day cover of the Governo Provvisorio issue, one of four covers with the 10 centisimi from its first day. Signed G. Bolaffi; cert. A. Diena (1964) Sassone = € 160'000.

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Lot 3456 - europe toscana -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 4

Lot 3456 - europe toscana - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 4

1851 (April): 6 cr. 'indaco su azzuro', a superb single adhesive with large to enormous margins including parts of four neighbouring stamps, tied by 'Muto a 5 sbarre' obliterator with "P.B. 23 AGO. 1853 FIRENZE" despatch cds and "VIA DI SARZANA" postal treaty handstamp alongside on cover to Genova, endorsed "Col vap Capri". Reverse with arrival datestamp (Aug 25). A beautiful item, signed Balasse & A. Diena with colour indication Sassone = € 2'800.

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Lot 3451 - europe toscana -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 4

Lot 3451 - europe toscana - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 291-297 Day 4

1851 (April): 1 cr. carmine on greyish, a superb horizontal strip of three with fair to enormous margins all round incl. parts of two neighbouring stamps, tied by 'Muto a 5 sbarre' obliterator with "FIRENZE 14 DIC 1855" despatch cds and "DOPO LA PARTENZA" handstamp alongside, on entire letter directed to Lucca. Reverse with "LUCCA STRADA FERRATA" transit cds from the following day. Sassone = € 3'750.

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