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lot # 880 - ITALIAN COLONIES Fiume World War II

Tuesday Jun 29, 2021 10:00 to Wednesday Jun 30, 2021 16:00 America/New_York
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1941 5c-2.55L, set of ten, n.h., fine-v.f., only 100 sets printed, signed Diena, etc., with 1992 Raybaudi certificate (When the town of Rijeka (Fiume) was ceded to Italy in 1924, the suburb of Susak remained Yugoslav territory (with joint administration of the port facilities). The suburb was occupied by Italy in 1941, and was renamed together with Fiume and the Kupa River areas, as Fiume and Kupa Zone. Overprinted Yugoslav stamps were issued for the area between 1941-1942. After 26 May, 1942 overprinted stamps were no longer valid and regular Italian issues were used. The area was liberated by Yugoslav forces in 1945)
Cat. Val. €26,000
Estimate: $3000


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