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November 10, 2016, 12:00 PM GMT
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Lot 951: Ionian Islands (Italian Occupation) - 1941 'Italia/Occupation Mil
Estimate: £2,000 - £2,500
Description: Ionian Islands (Italian Occupation) - 1941 'Italia/Occupation Militare/Italiana isole/Cefalonia e Itaca' M pairs with postage in complete set of 17 M incl. rare 1dr green & 8dr blue, Airmail values 50L, 1dr, 2dr, 5dr, 7dr, 30dr & 100dr vals reading up & down M, 2L with opt horizontal pair (signed) & opt on single 2dr, 5dr and 30dr vals (rare), 2dr & 10dr with same opt, inverted unused, Charity issue with pairs with opt reading up & down M. Issues for Corfu with June 1941 Postage part set with both types of 10L & 10dr red-brown, Airmail set of eleven to 100dr brown U (SG £800) excl. one 50L, Greek postal stationery optd. for Corfu usage M (6), 1942 'Isole Ionie' Italian issue 30c U with Anti-TB Charity 501 on 101 pair used on Censored cover from Kerkyra to Athens, 1942 covers (2) at 50c rate from Argostolian or Kerkyra, 2L.75c franking on 1943 reverse of censored cover from Keukimmi to Geneva Red Cross, Military Occupation of Zante with framed 'Occupazione/Militaredi/Zante/1-5-XIX' in violet on six vals (signed, Sassone 5-10) Sep 1941 50L violet on censored cover from Zakynthos to Athens, Oct 1943 h/stamped issue with ovpts in black or red, postal stationery with Vinceremo 30L cards opts 'Greece/2.X.43' in black or red, FPO covers, Bulgaria used in Greece with covers etc. (27 covers/cards)