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Lot# 1287 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 1287 Greece

    1861/62: Large Hermes Paris and First Athens printings, the plating study with Oct 1861 Paris 1 l. brown unused (3) and used (7) including a pair; 2 l. used (6); 5 l. green unused (6) including a pair and used (22) including four pairs and a strip of four; 10 l. orange unused and used (10); 20 l. blue on thin paper unused (3) and used (18) including a pair and a strip of three; 40 l. lilac on blued in an unused pair and used (10); 80 l. carmine unused (3) incl. a pair and used (8) incl. pair; First Athens printing from Nov 1861 with 5 l. green unused (6) and used (19); 10 l. orange used (2); 20 l. blue unused and used examples (18); 40 l. mauve used (2); First Athens fine printing 1 l. brown (shades) used (2); 2 l. straw on cream unused and used; 5 l. green unused pair and used (15); 10 l. orange on lightly blued unused and used (14); 20 l. blue unused and used (12); 40 l. rosy maube on blued used (4); controversial May 1862 printings with 1 l. unused (2) and a used pair, 2 l. fawn-bistre unused (5) incl. a block of four; 5 l. green unused (3) and used (5) incl. a block of four; 10 l. orange unused and used (2); 20 l. blue unused and used and 40 l. mauve on blued unused and used. Condition of necessity varies, but a remarkable study by an excellent philatelist and seldom encountered, viewing recommended.
    Starting bid : 2,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 6,000.00 CHF