368. Auction

26-30 March 2019 in Wiesbaden

Lot no.362

Condition

6

Catalogue no.29, Italian PO 5-6

Opening800 €
Sold for4.200 €
1874,  8c. on 10c. green tied by cds. "PARANA 29 SETIE 77" and Estero 20 and 30c. as vertical resp. horizontal pair tied by two-line "Da Buenos Aires coi Postali Italiani" to double-weight mourning cover addressed to Rome, backflap missing, 20c. the upper stamp with added corner, 30c. left stamp with small corner crease, despite this negligible imperfections a very attractive and rare letter with only about 5 covers known bound to Italy from the interior of Argentina, signed Diena
Lot no.363

Condition

6

Catalogue no.19, Italian PO. 4-5, Italy P11

Opening1.000 €
Sold for3.400 €
1874, Moreno 4c. brown as horizontal pair tied by cds. "BUENOS AIRES 1877" to cover to Moneglia, upon arrival in Genoa Estero 10c. as horizontal pair and single 20c. applied and tied by two-line "Da Buenos Aires coi Postali Italiani", these insufficiently paying the transatlantic journey thus postage due 1l. applied in Moneglia. The right 10c. stamp showing the rare variety "unmodified upper left corner", stamps and enevelope with minor imperfections, but a very appealing and unusual coverm, signed E. Diena and Alberto Diena with certificate (1970)
Lot no.364

Condition

6

Catalogue no.29, Italian PO 5-6

Opening1.000 €
Sold for1.800 €
1874,  8c. on 10c. green tied by cds. "BUENOS AIRES MAR 7 1877" and Estero 20 and 30c. tied by dotted cancel with two-line "Da Buenos Aires coi Postali Italiani" and "P.D." alongside to enevelope to Florence, the Argentinian adhesive applied at the edge, minor toning, tears/wrinkles and backing at top of cover, despite this negligible imperfections a very attractive and rare cover, signed E. Diena with certificate (1994)
Lot no.365

Condition

6

Catalogue no.GB 16, 36, Italy P8

Opening150 €
Sold for280 €
1873, folded letter endorsed "per St. Liguria" sent from Gibraltar to Genoa, with uncancelled British stamps not consided valid by the Italian P.O., upon arrival taxed "4" d. and postage due 40c. applied and good strike of straigt-line "con Bastim Mercant" alongside, tying one GB stamp, a very rare and to our knowledge the only letter carried by an Italian steamer coming from Buenos Aires and collected Gibraltar
Lot no.366

Condition

6

Catalogue no.21, Italy P10

Opening150 €
Sold for380 €
1874, 10c. green tied by cds. and "Da Buenos Aires coi Postali Italiani" to double weight folded letter to Genoa, taxed "18" thus postage due 60c. horizontal strip of three applied and tied by cds. "GENOVA", two disinfection slits, a fine and interesting cover from thr third journes of Lavarello and the first day of use of the handstamp "Da Buenos Aires coi Postali Italiani"
Lot no.367

Condition

6

Catalogue no.20, Italy P7

Opening150 €
Sold for200 €
1874, 5c. brick red tied by cds. "BUENOS AIRES 19 AGO 74" to folded letter to Genoa with adjacent "Da Buenos Aires coi Postali Italiani", taxed "9" thus postage due 30c. horizontal pair and single applied and tied by cds. "GENOVA", two disinfection slits, postage due adhesives with faults, otherwise fine. A very interesting entire which was privately carried to Buenos Aires as the call at Montevideo was irregular. The text from the letter states "...From the waters of Montevideo I'll take advantage of the pilot I am leaving near it..." Therefore the letter was consigned offshore Montevideo to the Europa bound to Buenos Aires, where the letter was handed over to the local P.O. and then loaded on the Europa  
Lot no.368

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening150 €
Sold for750 €
1875, two printed matters (one not complete) addressed to Genoa, once the local rate paid in cash by the Italian consulate to the Argentinian P.O., the other one with local rate paid by affixing 1x. adhesive, both with adjacent two-line "Da Buenos.-Aires coi Postali Italiani" and with postage due 2 and 10c. applied and tied by cds. "GENOVA", few folds not affecting the franking, slightly stained, otherwise fine and scarce
Lot no.369

Condition

6

Catalogue no.Italy P11

Opening100 €
Sold for100 €
1876, unfranked enevelope sent from "BUENOS AIRES 5 AGO 1876" to Genoa, taxed "10" d. thus postage due 1l. applied and two-line "Da Buenos Aires coi Postali Italiani" alongside, vertical fold, otherwise a fine and attractive cover directly consigned to the Italian Consulate
Lot no.370

Condition

6

Catalogue no.Italy P9

Opening150 €
Sold for150 €
1879, unfranked enevelope addressed to Mondovì Breo, taxed "10" d. thus postage due 50c. as vertical pair applied and two-line "Da Buenos Aires coi Postali Italiani" alongside, adhesive small tear and and reverse with small rust paper clip mark, otherwise a fine and attractive cover directly consigned to the Italian Consulate
Lot no.371

Condition

6

Catalogue no.49

Opening300 €
Sold for380 €
1884, Cover and Posthorn 12c. blue tied by cds. "BUENOS AIRES DI 27 87" to folded letter endorsed "Vap. Duca di Galliera" addressed to Genoa with a superb strike of rare boxed "CASSETTE POSTALI SUI PIROSCAFI" alongside, adhesive with lower left corner added, otherwise a fine and rare entire, signed Sorani with certificate (1995)
Lot no.372

Condition

6

Catalogue no.89, Italy 69

Opening200 €
Sold for340 €
1892, Belgrano 12c. blue together with Italy Umberto I 25c. on envelope addressed to Milan and endorsed "Vapore SIRIO" which did not pass through the local P.O. and was embarked on the Sirio by the sender who added an Italian stamp to pay the Italian postage, thus both stamps tied by "SIRIO - PIR. POSTALE ITALIANO", cover with some minor tears etc., nevertheless a unusual and interesting "mixed" franking, signed A. Diena a.o. and certificates A. Diena (1957) and Raybaudi-Massilia (1979)
Lot no.373

Condition

6

Catalogue no.10

Opening500 €
Sold for550 €
1859, Cabecitas 1p. blue, good colour, touched at left otherwise good margins, paying the inland rate, tied by dotted oval to small folded lettersheet with adjacent cds. "BUENOS AIRES 14 MAY 62" to Biella, the letter was transferred to the French Consular P.O. and put aboard of the "Saintonge", upcon arrival charged "10" decimes, a fine and rare entire as most letters were directly handed in Buenos Aires to the Consular P.O. avoiding to pay the inland rate
Lot no.374

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening100 €
Sold for160 €
1846, folded letter dated "Pernambuco  25 8 1846" and inside endorsed "p. Swordfish"sent to London, there readdressed to Palermo and Milan with oval "P" and two-line "VIA DI UNINGA" alongside, charged "8" in London, "30" grana in Palermo and "27" creditet to Naples, reverse with red faded "DSAG", address crossed out, otherwise a fine letter with an unusual route as most of the mail from the U.K. passed Paris The brigantine Swordfish wrecked in 1867 in the Gulf of St. Lawrence
Lot no.375

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening150 €
Sold for150 €
1847, entire folded letter from "PERNAMBUCO 13 July 1847" sent to London with good strike of blue "COVE SHIP LETTER"  and tax stamp "8" alongside, then re-addressed to Naples and endorsed "Par Paquebot de la Mediterrane" and "Via Marseille", taxed "30" grana in Naples, a very attractive entire and a rare combination of Cove transit marking follwed by the request "Par Paquebot de la Mediterrane" as the usual route was via Calais and overland
Lot no.376

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening150 €
Sold for100 €
1853, folded letter endorsed "p. Tay" from "RIO-JANEIRO JU 13 1853" addressed to Genoa, with nice strike of boxed "COLONIES/&c ART. 13" alongside, taxed "17" dec. upon arrival, a scarce entire
Lot no.377

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening150 €
Sold for220 €
1853, double-weight folded letter endorsed "per Great Western" from "RIO-JANEIRO NO 14 1853" addressed to Genoa, with nice strike of boxed "COLONIES/&c ART. 13" alongside, taxed "34" dec. upon arrival, a scarce entire
Lot no.378

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening150 €
Sold for150 €
1855, printed price list endorsed "per Avon Steamer" from "RIO JANEIRO JY 14 1855" addressed to Genoa, in pen noted "5" on the upper left corner with nice strike of boxed "COLONIES/&c ART. 13" alongside, taxed "85" dec. upon arrival, a scarce entire
Lot no.379

Condition

6

Catalogue no.28, Italy P7-8

Opening200 €
Sold for360 €
1866, Pedro II. 200r. black with black grid cancel on envelope endorsed "per Tiber" addressed to Genoa via London, taxed "11" upon arrival and postage due 40c. two singles and 30c. applied, adhesives some faults, a scarce and attractive entire
Lot no.380

Condition

6

Catalogue no.28, Italy P5,7,11

Opening300 €
Sold for420 €
1866, Pedro II. 200r. black as horizontal pair tied by red pen stroke to envelope endorsed "p. Potosi" addressed to Genoa, taxed "14" upon arrival and postage due 5, 30c. and 1l. applied, postage due 5c. missing corner, a scarce and attractive entire
Lot no.381

Condition

6

Catalogue no.Italy P2,11

Opening120 €
Sold for180 €
1870, folded lettersheet endorsed "...Amazone" to Genoa with adjacent senders cachet "...RIO DE JANEIRO", upon arrival taxed "12" and postage due 10c. as vertical pair and 1l. single applied, a fine and attractive cover with interesting usage of two different postage due issues
Lot no.382

Condition

6

Catalogue no.18,28, Italy P7-8

Opening250 €
Sold for600 €
1849, Verticais 600r. with good to large margins and two singles Pedro II. 200r. black tied by cork cancel with cds. "RIO DE JANEIRO 27 AGT 73" alongside to folded lettersheet endorsed "par Vapora Poitu" to Genoa, the letter unsufficiently prepaid and handdwritten charge "24" derated to "7" decimes, thust postage due 30c (faults) and 40c. applied, a beautiful and scarce entire, signed Calves
Lot no.383

Condition

6

Catalogue no.21

Opening400 €
Sold for460 €
1861, Coloridos 280r. red with large margins on three sides and just touched at ipper right, tied by dotted cancel with adjacent cds. "CORREO GENERAL DA CORTE 25 10 1862" to folded lettersheet endorsed "par St. Bearn" to Genoa, with red boxed "PD" and on top oval "INSUFFICIENTE" with a further strike tying the adhesives, upon arrival charged "12", some ageing but a very charming and to our knowledge only recorded cover to Sardinia franked by 280 reis, erroneously used instead of the 430 reis
Lot no.384

Condition

(6)

Catalogue no.22

Opening200 €
Sold for260 €
1861, Coloridos 430r. yellow good to huge margins all around tied by dotted cancel to cover front to Genoa with red boxed "PD" and cds. "BRESIL BORDEAUX 19 JUIN 62" alongside, some folds and ink errosion, but a a rare and attractive single franking to an unusual destination
Lot no.385

Condition

6

Catalogue no.23,24,27, Italy P8

Opening600 €
Sold for380 €
1866, Pedro II. 10c., 20c. lilac and horizontal pair 200r. black, the first two un-tied, the latter tied by cds. to reverse of opened out mourning cover to Meta with cds. "PORTO ALEGRE 30 JAN 70" and boxed blue "PD" and red "P.P" and French Italian exchange marking "F*56" alongside. The letter was fully pre-paird with 430 reis for the transatlantic journey, considered unpaid, even though red "PP", upon arrival charged "20" thus strip of three with two singles pasted as stip of five postage due 40c. applied (partly torn, as originally affixed around the envelope) and tied by cds. "META 24 MAR 70"., disinfection slits, cover at top right partially rebacked, despite the quality shortcomings a very appealing and rare letter  
Lot no.386

Condition

6

Catalogue no.38,40,43

Opening150 €
Sold for135 €
1866, Pedro II. 10r. red, 50r. blue and 200r. black tied by cork cancel with adjacent cds. "RIO DE JANEIRO 20 JUL 77" to folded letter endorsed "p. La France" to Palerma, some ageing and 200r. faulty, otherwise a fine and appealing entire
Lot no.387

Condition

6

Catalogue no.Italy P8,12

Opening250 €
Sold for150 €
1870, unpaid folded letter and cover front from "RIO-DE-JANEIRO 6 JAN 70" resp. "PERNAMBUCO 13 JAN 70", both endorsed "p. Estremadure" with blue senders cachet at left to Genoa, upon arrival charged "24" resp "48" thus postage due 40c. and 2l. as singles resp. as pairs tied by cds., the front some minor tears and adhesives with imperfections, otherwise a fine and scarce ensemble, the folded letter signed Enzo Diena with certificate (1990) Both letters carried by the same ship during the same journey. This journey is recorded as the last of a paddle steamer accross the Atlantic. The ship Estremadure performed 33 trops from South America to Europe before its withdrawal.
Lot no.388

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening100 €
Sold for70 €
1839, entire folded letter dated "Bahia, Spt. 7. 1839", inside with pre-printed price list for import and export goods, transported by ship "Cattolico" to Naples and charged with 10 grana upon arrival, two disinfection slits, fine and attractive
Lot no.389

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening100 €
Sold for80 €

1844, entire folded letter dated "Rio de Janeiro 14e Maggio 1844", addressed to Palermo and first transported by ship "Amalia-Napoli" to Naples and then transshipped onto the "Palinuro", there red "Vapori Postali" applied, small tear at top, otherwise a fine and attractive entire

The Conte di Aquila Luigi II° di Borbone and his wife, the princess Maria di Braganza, sister of Don Pedro II°, were on board of the "Amalia" during it's journey from Rio to Naples
 

Lot no.390

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening100 €
Sold for80 €

1842, entire folded letter dated "Bahia 19 Gen.. 1842", addressed to Genoa and transported by ship "Graziosa Fanny", charged 4 soldi upon arrival and red three-line "VIA DI MARE (A)" applied, fine

Lot no.391

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening100 €
Sold for100 €
1843, folded letter addressed to Genoa and transported by ship "Polaca Fortuna" red straigt-line "VIA DI MARE" alongside, slight discoloration at top left, otherwise a fine and scarce entire
Lot no.392

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening80 €
Sold for80 €
1844, folded lettersheet dated "Pernambuco 16 Janeiro 1843", addressed to Genoa and transported by ship "Caterina", charged 4 soldi upon arrival and red three-line "VIA DI MARE (A)" applied, fine
Lot no.393

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening80 €
Sold for80 €
1846, folded letter dated "Bahia 11. Dicembre 1846", addressed to Genoa and transported by ship "Emilia Luigia", charged 5 soldi upon arrival and red -line "VIA DI MARE (A)" applied, slightly soiled, otherwise fine
Lot no.394

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening80 €
Sold for80 €
1847, folded letter dated "Bahia 9 Feb. 1847", addressed to Genoa and transported by ship "Anna Persipitea", charged 4 soldi upon arrival and red -line "VIA DI MARE (A)" applied, fine
Lot no.395

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening500 €
Sold for750 €
1857, folded letter dated "Rio de Jan 28 Febb 1857" and endorsed "pr. Genova" addressed to Genoa, charged 33 dec upon arrival and superb strike of boxed "Vapori transatl." applied upon arrival in Genoa, a rare entire with some negligible ink corrosion and discoloration in the margins transported by the "Genova" which made only three journeys from Rio to Genoa, signed Diena with certificate  
Lot no.396

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening1.000 €
Sold for600 €
1857, folded letter dated "Rio de Janeiro 24 di Gennairo 1858" and endorsed "per Vapore Italia" addressed to Genoa, charged "11" upon arrival and superb strike of boxed "Vapori transatl." applied upon arrival in Genoa, the sole known letter carried on the last trip of the Transatlantica, very fine The Transatlantica went bankrupt at the end of 1857. The packet Italia therefore left Rio secretly and carried the mail out of the expired postal convention with the Sardinian Kingdom. This was the last journey of the Transatlantica. The "Corriere Mercantile" of 19/02/58 reports the departure from Rio of the ship Italia, but no longer the nahme of the company
Lot no.397

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening300 €
Sold for240 €

1855, double weight folded letter dated "Bahia 24 Jen 1855" endorsed "P.D. Maria II" to Genoa charged with "280" reis, reverse with cds. "P. TRANSATLANTICO 17 /2", blue italic straight-line "Espana" of La Junquera and "VIA DE NIZZA" on front, upon arrival charged with "22"., very attractive, mail to Italy was rarely carried by Portuguese services and routed via Spain