Lot# 4300 - Auction 218-221
1861 (Nov): First Athens printing, 1 l. brown, Fine Impression, the wonderful unused block of six (2 x 3), positions 64-65/74-75/84-85, showing the newly discovered structure of Hellas listed 'non typical impression' in the upper pair (Hellas 9/IIcb), with the lower block of four showing the normal 1st Athens fine impressions (Hellas 9/IIc). Note the second stamp with 'P' for numeral '1' at right (non constant). Margins clear at top and large on three sides, fresh and very fine with large part og., the lower block of four unmounted og. A rarity of the issue. Cert. Tseriotis (2010) Hellas 9/IIc+9/IIcb = € 5'200+/Mi = € 6'600+.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 5,500 CHF
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