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Lot# 4287 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 4287 Greece

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    Catalogue# : 5
    1861: Paris printing 20 l. blue on bluish, a fine four margined example, position 17 showing 'white spot in Greek border in SW corner' tied to 1861 entire letter to Syros by dotted '18' numeral with 'Tripolis' cds at left, the cancellation leaving the Plate Flaw clear. Reverse with Athens cds and Syros arrival (Nov 11). A fine and attractive first issue cover: a similar cover from same correspondence, used on First Day of Issue, is illustrated in Hellas (2012) catalogue on page 6 Hellas 5a.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 220 CHF