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Id/PicTitle/DescriptionPrice
la Disperata: Italian Blackshirt (Camicie Nero -- like the German SA 'Brownshirts') propaganda card for the PNF = Federation dei Fasci di Combattimento dell'Urbe. Top condition, with unit cachet rweverse.
US$129
Card showing Russian-Communist beast trying to enter a hoem and assault a woman and child. In excellent condition, especially genuinely used from Torino.
US$69
British WWII forgery parody of Italy's Comrades in arms (Waffenbruederschaft) issue. New Pieles BPP photo cert "Postfrisch... Einwandfrei" / "Mint Never Hinged...problem-free". These were made in a secret workshop with poor-quality paper which contained occlusions (woodchips), etc. and which are not faults, as the cert specifically states ("Papiereinschluss...keinen Mangel"). '19 CV EUR1300. Super popular area now. Very scarce, especially as a corner margin single (there's a recent Michel catalog devoted just to Reich margin single stamps).
US$1099
Cinderella / Vignette / Poster Stamp against Italy, telling them to get their hands off (Hand Weg!) of Tyrol / Tirol / Tirolia. Mint Never hinged (MNH).
US$19
Cinderella / Vignette / Poster Stamp against Italy, telling them to get their hands off (Hand Weg!) of Tyrol / Tirol / Tirolia. Mint Never hinged (MNH).
US$19
Cholerabrief - Pestbrief / Cholera or Plague cover from Salonich / Salonika, Greece (then part of the Ottoman Empire) to Trieste, Italy, with disinfected markings. A bit worn, folded; clear markings and excellent condition for one of these.
US$149
Cholerabrief - Pestbrief / Cholera or Plague cover from Ancona with disinfected markings from that city (Ancona Sanita Netto Fuori) Very worn, separating inside, insect damage.
US$129
Letter adressed to magistrate in Citta di Reggio from Bologna, with embossed cross of the Lazarett of Bologna. A bit worn, few small insect holes, good condition for one of these. The internal writing (scribble) is hard to read -- might be a diagnosis.
US$149
Letter addressed from the Fiume Sanitary Council to the Venetian government, with minimal contents, requesting information on Cholera. A bit worn, folded; very good condition for one of these. With Fiume CDS and sanitary wax seal.
US$149
One of the rare "Shadow over England" series of leaflets distributed over Allied troops as they fought up the boot of Italy in 1944-5. This is leaflet numbered AI-092-8-44; "AI" stands for Propaganda Abschnitts Offizer Italien (see the excellent psywarrior article for more information). Each in the series depicts V1's, aka 'Doodlebugs' and 'Flying Robots', flying towards/over England. The text on the reverse reproduces contemporary reports excerpted from English newspapers to let the front line know what was happening back home during the Blitz.
US$749
One of the rare "Shadow over England" series of leaflets distributed over Allied troops as they fought up the boot of Italy in 1944-5. This is leaflet numbered AI-091-8-44; "AI" stands for Propaganda Abschnitts Offizer Italien (see the excellent psywarrior article for more information). Each in the series depicts V1's, aka 'Doodlebugs' and 'Flying Robots', flying towards/over England. The text on the reverse reproduces contemporary reports excerpted from English newspapers to let the front line know what was happening back home during the Blitz. In top condition.
US$749
Letter adressed to the Senator in Bologna, from Commissione Centrale di Publica Beneficenza Bologna. A bit worn, folded; very good condition for one of these. A rare cancel.
US$249
Cholerabrief - Pestbrief / Cholera or Plague cover with disinfected markings from Bologna; sent from Paris to Fano with Papal Privilege cachet. A bit worn, folded; very good condition for one of these.
US$199
Cholerabrief - Pestbrief / Cholera or Plague cover from Codigoro with disinfected markings from Ferrara. A bit worn, folded; very good condition for one of these.
US$149
Cholerabrief - Pestbrief / Cholera or Plague cover from Genova / Genoa with disinfected markings from Bologna. A bit worn, folded; very good condition for one of these.
US$149
Cholerabrief - Pestbrief / Cholera or Plague cover from Ancona to Fano with (rare) disinfected markings from Fano. A bit worn, folded; very good condition for one of these.
US$199
Cholerabrief - Pestbrief / Cholera or Plague cover from Rome to Imola with rare disinfected marking from Civita Castellana. A bit worn, folded; very good condition for one of these.
US$349
"Zwei Voelker. Ein sieg." / "Due Popoli. Una Vittoria." / "Two Peoples. One Victory." propaganda card in top condition, especially used as a Feldpost and sent to Wuerttemberg. FPN45500, Frontleitstelle 29 in Naples. From the name and location, I would guess this was an Italian volunteer.
US$149
Mint never hinged 20L Emanuelle Filiberto stamp in top conditiion.
US$149
Original Benito Mussolini autograph cut from a period passport in 1925.
US$199
Registered airmail cover flown on the Graf Zeppelin LZ127 airship's 1933 Romfahrt / flight from Rome in 1933, and then forwarded on to the 2nd South America flight to Brazil. With 20L Zeppelin franking, Wolf and Romulus Remus cachet, and Pernambuco receiver. Slightly worn, excellent condition. Longhi 530, CV EUR3000. The 20L Zeppelin franking is scarce, and doubly-flown covers even more so. Expertized lower right by Bolaffi, and I just had it expertized again by Longhi himself, signed top right.
US$1499
Registered airmail cover flown on the Graf Zeppelin LZ127 airship's 1933 Romfahrt / flight from Rome in 1933, and then forwarded on to the 2nd South America flight to Brazil. With 12L Zeppelin franking, Wolf and Romulus Remus cachet, and Pernambuco receiver. Slightly worn, excellent condition. Longhi 528, CV EUR2000. The 12L Zeppelin franking is scarce, and doubly-flown covers even more so. Just expertized by Longhi himself, signed top right.
US$899
Registered airmail cover flown on the Graf Zeppelin LZ127 airship's 1933 Romfahrt / flight from Rome in 1933, and then forwarded on to the 2nd South America flight to Brazil, and further forwarded to Trujillo, Peru. With 20L Zeppelin franking, Wolf and Romulus Remus cachet, and Pernambuco receiver. Slightly worn, excellent condition. Longhi 530, CV EUR3000. The 20L Zeppelin franking is scarce, and doubly-flown covers even more so. I just had it expertized by Longhi himself, signed top left. Sent via Zeppelin and Condor to mining company in Peru.
US$1499
Attractive registered, mixed-frank Eritrea - Cirenaica cover flown on the Graf Zeppelin LZ127 airship's Romfahrt / Rome flight in 1933 and then further flown on the 2. Suedamerikafahrt (SAF) / 2nd South American Flight to Brazil. With Wolf and Romulus Remus cachet, Tripoli CDS', Rome machine way cancel, and Pernambuco receiver. The Cirenaica 12L frankings are scarce, espcially as a doubly-flown covers. Longhi 330, CV EUR1700. I just had it expertized at top right by Longhi himself.
US$1299
Attractive registered, mixed-frank Eritrea - Cirenaica cover flown on the Graf Zeppelin LZ127 airship's Romfahrt / Rome flight in 1933 and then further flown on the 2. Suedamerikafahrt (SAF) / 2nd South American Flight to Brazil. With Wolf and Romulus Remus cachet, Tripoli CDS', Rome machine way cancel, and Pernambuco receiver. The Cirenaica 12L frankings are scarce, espcially as a doubly-flown covers. Longhi 330, CV EUR1700. Freshly expertized at top by Longhi himself.
US$1299
Tripolitania Libya registered card flown on the Graf Zeppelin LZ127 airship's 1932 4. Suedamerikafahrt (SAF) / 4th South American Flight to Brazil. With Tripoli and Friedrichshafen CDS's and Pernambuco receiver. With nearly a full set of the airmail stamps (rare). Longhi 107, CV EUR2200, only 90 flown. Frenshly expertized by Longhi upper right.
US$1399
Rocket leaflet prepared by the Germans for the British, extolling their secret weapon, the V1 rocket. The code on the reverse, AI-077-6-44 shows that this was dropped on Allied troops in Italy in 1944 -- "AI" stands for Propaganda Abschnitts Offizer Italien (see the excellent psywarrior article for more information), as they fought up the boot. It shows the V for V1 / Victory over London burning. Great original piece of history, from the world's first mechanical (also called at the time 'flying robots') rocket attacks. Worn, wrinkled, chipped etc -- this was dropped on a battlefield, after all. Very rare.
US$599
Tripolitania Libya registered cover flown on the Graf Zeppelin LZ127 airship's 1933 3. Suedamerikafahrt (SAF) / 3rd South American Flight to Brazil. With Tripoli and Friedrichshafen CDS's on Libya and Tripolitania stamps, and Pernambuco receiver. Top condition, freshly expertized at upper left by Longhi. Longhi 772, CV EUR2200.
US$1499
This is my favorite V1 propaganda leaflet -- inviting the Allies to "Go South to Sunny Germany" (and die). Produced by the SS propaganda unit Skorpion West under SS Standarte Kurt Eggers (see an excellent article here). Slightly worn, good condition, as per scans.
US$2199
"When...? Will your boy wake up and hear from his mother: 'Daddywill never comeback'?" : German WWII propaganda leaflet in English. Worn, wrinkled, etc -- dropped on a battlefield. Size 4.25x5.75 inches.
US$49