(East Africa & Somalia) 1940 express striking orange-red cover to Milano franked East Africa 1L Bateleur Eagle in combination with Somalia 3L. tied Mogadiscio Somalia Italiana cds, blue ESPRESSO (Expres) label bottom left; slight water staining bottom right, still a striking combination cover.
(Eritrea) 1892 (Decembre) folded ‘Corriere Eritreo’ four page newspaper addressed to Milan bearing two pairs of unoverprinted 2c , each tied by Massaua Eritrea cds, the horizontal pair showing slightly rounded corner, some faults to the newspaper that has been folded for display; a rare franking.
(Eritrea) 1900 folded printed circular ‘Supplemento al Bullettino Ufficiale N.32’ sent locally, bearing single franking 1893 ‘Colonia Eritrea’ overprinted 2c. brown-red tie by double-ring Ghinda (Massaua) date stamp. Folded for display, still a complete 4 side publication, 250 x 350 mm when opened out.
(Eritrea) 1923 registered cover to West New York, USA franked overprinted 5c. pair and vertical strip of four 60c. tied Asmara Eritrea registered cds, reverse with Naploi Porto transit and New York transits plus West New York arrival; some aging and faults at periphery of envelope, an unusual franking.
(Eritrea) 1929 ‘Il Quotidiano Eritreo’ four page publication addressed ro Rome bearing single franking 1928 10c ‘Ploughing’ tied by fine Asmara Eritrea * Partenze cds; a couple of light stains, newspaper folded for display. A scarce stamp used on newspaper.
(Eritrea) 1936 (4.7.) airmail cover to Rome bearing single franking 50c. tied Posta Militare N. 105 – Emissione B cds with another strike below, arrival backstamp of 19.VII. Franked at ordinary rate, not airmail; fine strike of a scarce cancel.
(Eritrea) 1938 (10.6.)airmail printed envelope with typed address to Federazione Nazionale Fascista, Roma franked 1933 pair postage 5L rose-carmine and airmail 1L blue pair tied Gondar Posta Aerea, arrival backstamp on reverse of 14th, fine condition.
(Football World Cup) 1934 (3.7.) registered airmail cover to Firenze bearing single franking 50L. blue-green tied by Posta Aerea Bengasi cds, reverse Roma transit, Roma Firenze Milano tpo and arrival cds; some slight toning on labels but not around stamp.