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Auction 16 - Philately

Live auction on Friday December 11th 2020 starting at 5 pm CET.

For the first Art La Rosa philately auction, we offer a wide selection dedicated to Sicilian Prephilately, with rare and unique pieces from the most important collections.Particular attention is paid to 1820-21 timeframe, the birth of the first named stamps, the now closed workshops.Ample space is also dedicated to the Vie di Mare, the Ancient States (with pieces of remarkable beauty and rarity) with special focus on the Sardinian-Italian "annulli" from Sicily.Top Lot of the Art La Rosa auction is lot #199, letter from Terranova dated May 11th 1860, through Vietri di Salerno, in transit through Palermo on July 5th, arrives in Naples only on September 15th, fascinating historical testimony of the Sicilian Risorgimento scenario (Ex coll. Auteri, Spampinato, Seminara). Of particular rarity the lots n. 222-223 (40c. n.3 new, 40c. n.3a used), concerning the First Issue of Sardinia ; the very rare watery blue Milazzo imprint on 15c. Sardinia type (Sassone R1), very few known letters (lot 285) and a splendid quatrain, edge of paper, of General Balbo's Transatlantic Cruise Kingdom PA (lot 303).

Auction 16 - Philately
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26/01/1820-From San Marco (St. Mark ...
 

Lot 1

Prephilately, Sicilian Prephilately

26/01/1820-From San Marco (St. Mark Torrenova) with interesting text about the handover of the aggregate governorship of Naso to the new ...


Starting price:
150,00 €
Current bid:
0,00 €
 06/02/1828-From Capizzi, FIRST DATE KNOWN ...
 

Lot 2

Prephilately, Sicilian Prephilately

06/02/1828-From Capizzi, FIRST DATE KNOWN black oval mark, in transit to direct Messina Patti. Signature Vollmeir, historical Raybaudi ...


Starting price:
250,00 €
Current bid:
0,00 €
2.7.1820- From Carini, red oval, erroneously ...
 

Lot 3

Prephilately, Sicilian Prephilately

2.7.1820- From Carini, red oval, erroneously taxed 3 grain, canceled tax with a cross to indicate FRANCA letter. Rare use of DOPPIACORSA ...


Starting price:
200,00 €
Current bid:
0,00 €
13.4.1820- FIRST DATE KNOWN red oval mark + ...
 

Lot 4

Prephilately, Sicilian Prephilately

13.4.1820- FIRST DATE KNOWN red oval mark + Real Officina Postale of Carini. Rare and very well imprinted


Starting price:
200,00 €
Current bid:
0,00 €
From 15.9.1821- Furnari (black oval mark ...
 

Lot 5

Prephilately, Sicilian Prephilately

From 15.9.1821- Furnari (black oval mark OLIVERI), addressed to Palermo. Rare stamp, very well impressed, Vollmeier signature.


Starting price:
200,00 €
Current bid:
0,00 €
04/03/1820 FIRST DAY-USE red oval mark ...
 

Lot 6

Prephilately, Sicilian Prephilately

04/03/1820 FIRST DAY-USE red oval mark BARCELONA, signed Vollmeier. Extremely rare stamp quoted 11 pts.


Starting price:
350,00 €
Current bid:
0,00 €
30.03.1802-The only KNOWN STAMP of the red ...
 

Lot 7

Prephilately, Sicilian Prephilately

30.03.1802-The only KNOWN STAMP of the red linear stamp CASTELVETRANO on prephilatelic addressed to Palermo. Embellished by the rare ...


Starting price:
1.000,00 €
Current bid:
0,00 €
04/03/1820-FIRST USE DATE of the rare oval ...
 

Lot 8

Prephilately, Sicilian Prephilately

04/03/1820-FIRST USE DATE of the rare oval mark FRANCA Pozzo di Gotto, comes with the red line of Corsa di Provenienza MES.MAR., Indicating ...


Starting price:
500,00 €
Current bid:
0,00 €
24/05/1820-handwritten text of CARINI ...
 

Lot 9

Prephilately, Sicilian Prephilately

24/05/1820-handwritten text of CARINI Officina on prephilatelic addressed to Palermo. "handwritten text stamp" not registered by Vollmeier.


Starting price:
200,00 €
Current bid:
0,00 €
23/09/1820-MORREALE + Trapani, FIRST DATE ...
 

Lot 10

Prephilately, Sicilian Prephilately

23/09/1820-MORREALE + Trapani, FIRST DATE KNOWN, black oval mark name + red linear Corsa di Provenienza. Vollmeier 13 pts, very few stamps ...


Starting price:
500,00 €
Current bid:
0,00 €
21.12.1845- INSURED from Acireale to Naples ...
 

Lot 11

Prephilately, Sicilian Prephilately

21.12.1845- INSURED from Acireale to Naples LAST DATE known registered by Vollmeier


Starting price:
100,00 €
Current bid:
100,00 €
12.04.1848-from Catania, oval mark FRANCA on ...
 

Lot 12

Prephilately, Sicilian Prephilately

12.04.1848-from Catania, oval mark FRANCA on prephilatelic addressed to Palermo, uncommon


Starting price:
50,00 €
Current bid:
0,00 €
04/01/1842-INSURED from Acireale to Palermo, ...
 

Lot 13

Prephilately, Sicilian Prephilately

04/01/1842-INSURED from Acireale to Palermo, FIRST DATE known registered by Vollmeier


Starting price:
100,00 €
Current bid:
100,00 €
18/06/1840- from Paterno, oval stamp FRANCA, ...
 

Lot 14

Prephilately, Sicilian Prephilately

18/06/1840- from Paterno, oval stamp FRANCA, LAST DATE known registered by Vollmeier. Includes prephilatelic of 11/26/1857 with the new ...


Starting price:
80,00 €
Current bid:
80,00 €
03/11/1791, From Prizzi ONLY LETTER KNOWN ...
 

Lot 15

Prephilately, Sicilian Prephilately

03/11/1791, From Prizzi ONLY LETTER KNOWN with black linear stamp VILLAFRANCA. Vollmeier pts R


Starting price:
1.500,00 €
Current bid:
0,00 €
13.11.1797- ONLY LETTER KNOWN with black ...
 

Lot 16

Prephilately, Sicilian Prephilately

13.11.1797- ONLY LETTER KNOWN with black linear stamp SYRACUSE italicized. Probably stamped in Messina in transit. Text from Giarre, letter ...


Starting price:
1.500,00 €
Current bid:
0,00 €
15/02/1821-INSURED from CASTROGIOVANNI ...
 

Lot 17

Prephilately, Sicilian Prephilately

15/02/1821-INSURED from CASTROGIOVANNI (today Enna) through Napoli. oPalermo transit stamp stamped unusually on the front. Published on ...


Starting price:
350,00 €
Current bid:
0,00 €
20.3.1821- From Palermo, from Piazza (Piazza ...
 

Lot 18

Prephilately, Sicilian Prephilately

20.3.1821- From Palermo, from Piazza (Piazza Armerina today) taxed 4. Uncommon, Vollmeier 8 pts


Starting price:
125,00 €
Current bid:
0,00 €
07/06/1847 ONLY LETTER KNOWN that includes ...
 

Lot 19

Prephilately, Sicilian Prephilately

07/06/1847 ONLY LETTER KNOWN that includes the handwritten text ACIREALE, cursive in black pen. In other attachment prephilatelic of ...


Starting price:
250,00 €
Current bid:
0,00 €
31,12,1849- ONLY LETTER KNOWN bearing the ...
 

Lot 20

Prephilately, Sicilian Prephilately

31,12,1849- ONLY LETTER KNOWN bearing the BIANCAVILLA handwritten text, cursive in black pen. Eto Vollmeier collection. Published (fig. 459)


Starting price:
350,00 €
Current bid:
0,00 €
15/02/1830 FIRST KNOWN DATE oval in yellow ...
 

Lot 21

Prephilately, Sicilian Prephilately

15/02/1830 FIRST KNOWN DATE oval in yellow gold BARRAFRANCA, comes with rare accessory stamp, black, the DI Butera courier. Attached ...


Starting price:
100,00 €
Current bid:
100,00 €
14.8.1789- Black stamp from Messina, comes ...
 

Lot 22

Prephilately, Sicilian Prephilately

14.8.1789- Black stamp from Messina, comes with the stamp of Corsa di Provenienza di Messina and date in black. Eper Vollmeier collection. ...


Starting price:
100,00 €
Current bid:
0,00 €
10/31/1820-BROLO + MES.MAR. LAST DATE KNOWN ...
 

Lot 23

Prephilately, Sicilian Prephilately

10/31/1820-BROLO + MES.MAR. LAST DATE KNOWN 6 months from of the last date registered by Vollmeier. Very rare combination.


Starting price:
250,00 €
Current bid:
0,00 €
12.5.1820- From Giojosa (now Gioisa Marea) ...
 

Lot 24

Prephilately, Sicilian Prephilately

12.5.1820- From Giojosa (now Gioisa Marea) to Palermo. Uncommon


Starting price:
150,00 €
Current bid:
0,00 €
04/09/1820-VILLAFRATE + KNOWN, ONLY LETTER ...
 

Lot 25

Prephilately, Sicilian Prephilately

04/09/1820-VILLAFRATE + KNOWN, ONLY LETTER KNOWN with this rare combination. Attached another letter with the only Villafrate stamp 4 ...


Starting price:
500,00 €
Current bid:
0,00 €
20.4.1820- MODICA + NOTO FIRST KNOWN DATE ...
 

Lot 26

Prephilately, Sicilian Prephilately

20.4.1820- MODICA + NOTO FIRST KNOWN DATE Rare combination in red. Includes another letter with the stamp in red NOTO 07.02.1821


Starting price:
250,00 €
Current bid:
0,00 €
13.12.1821- GIRGENTI + LICATA, very late use ...
 

Lot 27

Prephilately, Sicilian Prephilately

13.12.1821- GIRGENTI + LICATA, very late use of this combination, known until February 1821. Attached other letter from Girgenti 08/05/1829 ...


Starting price:
200,00 €
Current bid:
0,00 €
4.4.1820- CALTAGIRONE + SIRAG FIRST KNOWN ...
 

Lot 28

Prephilately, Sicilian Prephilately

4.4.1820- CALTAGIRONE + SIRAG FIRST KNOWN DATE anticipates seven months the first date registered by Vollmeier. A very rare combination. ...


Starting price:
200,00 €
Current bid:
0,00 €
17/04/1820 + CATANIA-ACIREALE, ONLY LETTER ...
 

Lot 29

Prephilately, Sicilian Prephilately

17/04/1820 + CATANIA-ACIREALE, ONLY LETTER KNOWN with that combination. Published by Vollmeier (fig. 114). Includes another letter from ...


Starting price:
500,00 €
Current bid:
0,00 €
9.5.1820- BARRAFRANCA + NOTO, black oval ...
 

Lot 30

Prephilately, Sicilian Prephilately

9.5.1820- BARRAFRANCA + NOTO, black oval name + red linear stamp Corsa di Provenienza. Published by Vollemeier (fig. 116) Includes another ...


Starting price:
250,00 €
Current bid:
0,00 €