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Italian Local Issues, 1943-45. Housed in an album, this collection is...more Italian Local Issues, 1943-45. Housed in an album, this collection is presented in alphabetical order, and includes Ariano, Barge #1-18 (mix mint and never hinged, with a catalogue value of over €14,400, which includes the 75c with red overprint, which catalogues €10,000 alone!), Bassano, Cuvio with #1-6 in pairs never hinged (€10,500), Domodossola #1-11 complete never hinged (€21,250 !!); Imperia #1-20 mint/never hinged mix, and 22-23 never hinged (€10,500+ !!), Maccagno, Mantova, a great section of Partigiani, Piacenza, Ponte Chiasso, and Roma, along with other uncatalogued material including a nice section of poster stamps, a unique collection of this very rare and seldom-seen material, possibly never to be seen again. Estimate $6,000 - 8,000 At the end of WWII, various Italian cities and provinces started overprinting existing stamps, with many in quantities of only 25 or 50 (!)—so rare are these, in fact, that most are unpriced in catalogue
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