Lot# 4299 - Auction 218-221
1861/62: Provisional Athens Printing, 20 lepta very deep ultramarine on bluish paper with solid background, without Control Figures, a fine appearing used example with four margins, three large and one just clear, cancelled by dotted '1' numeral of Athens. Vertical closed tear at base leaving thin on reverse, not greatly detracting from the appeal of this exceptionally rare stamp Gi 10Aa = unpriced/Hellas 8/IIb = € 14'800/Mi = € 13'000.rnrnProvenance: Collection Benakis, Karamitsos (May, 2011).
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 4,200 CHF
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