Lot 814 Collection of nine Admiral Destination Covers or Cards with postage Due Stamps, all written up on album pages and all bearing postage due stamps, including Italy (x2), Sweden, Switzerland (x2), Belgium and Denmark. Overall fine to very fine, with a variety of frankings and rates, and quite colourful. From the Andrew Liptak Postal History Collection. Estimate C$200.
Lot 733 Italy #J2 1869 10c buff Postage Due, mint never hinged, with full original gum, fine. A very rare mint stamp, especially never hinged and accompanied by a 2006 Raybaudi (Rome) certificate, with his pencil signature on back. Rsv. Scott CV U$18,000.
Lot 734 Italy #J15 1870 2l light blue and brown Postage Due, mint never hinged, with full original gum and fine. Accompanied by two certificates, with 2003 Oliva (Genoa) and 2010 Sorani (Milan), with both their pencil signatures on back. A very rare mint stamp, especially never hinged. Rsv. Scott CV U$14,500.