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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
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
"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, 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
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
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
Scarce Ganzsache / postal stationery cover of the German WWII Occupation of Zara after the new government of Italy proper arrested Mussolini and signed a treaty with the Allies in 1943. Used with souvenir cancel from Zara Bacagno. '19 CV EUR1100 as mint, EUR1900 as used.
US$499
Registered Feldpost cover from Panzergrenadier-Regiment Afrika, destroyed at Tunis, with the German Afrika Korps in WWII.
US$79
Registered Feldpost cover from Panzer-Artillerie-Regiment 155, destroyed at Tunis, with the German Afrika Korps in WWII.
US$79
Scarce Ganzsache / postal stationery cover of the German WWII Occupation of Zara after the new government of Italy proper arrested Mussolini and signed a treaty with the Allies in 1943. Unused in top condition. '19 CV EUR400
US$189
Vatican-Italy mixed frank San Marino RPPC postcard flown on the Graf Zeppelin LZ127 airship's Italian round trip and return trip flight (scarce). Nice card, slightly worn, franked with an Italian 3L Zeppelin stamp and Vatican City 1933 1933 Year of the Saint stamp (et al). Longhi 718 CV EUR1700.
US$799
Attractive registered, mixed-frank Libia / Libya - Tripolitania 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 Tripolitania 12L frankings are scarce, as are doubly-flown covers. Longhi 698, CV EUR1800.
US$949
Italian Colonies - mixed frank Cyrenaica ligfht airmail cover flown on the Graf Zeppelin LZ127's 1933 1. Suedamerkafahrt / 1st South America Flight in excellent condition. With Bengasi CDS and Pernambuco receiver. Even scarcer with multiple airmail stamp franking; Longhi 177 CV EUR1800.
US$899
Italian Colonies - mixed frank Cyrenaica ligfht airmail cover flown on the Graf Zeppelin LZ127's 1933 4. Suedamerkafahrt / 4th South America Flight in excellent condition. With Bengasi CDS and Santos receiver. Even scarcer with multiple airmail stamp franking; Longhi 776 CV EUR1800.
US$899
Tripolitania Libya registered cover 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). 1.2L stamp with scraped corner, else top condition. Longhi 107, CV EUR2200, only 90 flown.
US$599
Registered airmail Societa Aerea Mediterranea advertising card 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 15L Zeppelin franking, Wolf and Romulus Remus cachet, and Buenos Aires receiver. Slightly worn, excellent condition. Longhi 557, CV EUR2200. Absolutely beautiful card. The 15L Zeppelin franking is scarce, and doubly-flown covers even more so.
US$1199
Vatican-Italy mixed frank postcard of Mussolini flown on the Graf Zeppelin LZ127 airship's Italian flight. Nice card, slightly worn, franked with an Italian 3L Zeppelin stamp and Vatican City 1933 1933 Year of the Saint stamp (et al). Longhi 709 CV EUR1300. Signed Sorani and Scolari, and with Solari photo cert.
US$699
Registered airmail card 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 10L Zeppelin franking, Wolf and Romulus Remus cachet, and Pernambuco receiver. Slightly worn, excellent condition. Longhi 527, CV EUR1600. The 10L Zeppelin franking is scarce, and doubly-flown covers even more so. Expertized Dr Simon reverse.
US$799