lot # 6338 - europa italien
Regno, usage of Sardinian adhesives 1861 (June 21): Lettersheet from Bologna to Pontedera, bearing Sardinia IV. emission 20 c. sky-blue 'celeste grigiastro' showing the extreme rare variety: inverted Head of the King 'effigie capovolta', a fine and fresh adhesive with good to large margins on three sides, fair at top, tied by BOLOGNA cds in black, information strike alongside. Reverse with ambulant transit and arrival cds's of the next day. Vertical and horizontal file folds well away from the stamp just mentioned for accuracy, a desirable cover with this sought after variety. Signed A. Diena; cert. E. Diena (1984) Sassone = € 35'000.
Katalog 271: ITALIEN, FRANKREICH u. EUROPÄISCHE STAATEN - MEXICO & URUGUAY