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Lot# 1290 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 1290 Greece

    1872/80: Large Hermes later printings, the superb Plating Study with 1 l. brown in a perforated unused block of eight unused and imperf. used (4), 2 l. straw on cream used block of six with faults, 5 l. green unused (8) incl. a pair, used (84) incl. nine pairs, three strips of three and two strips of four; 10 l. orange unused (5) and used (155) with twenty-six pairs, two strips of three and a range of Control Figure varieties; 20 l. blue unused (7) and used (114); 40 l. bistre on blue used (8); 40 l. dull mauve on blue unused (5) and used (28); 1876 Paris 30 l. brown  used (5), 60 l. green unused and used (3), 1876 Athens 30 l. brown unused (8) and used (5), 60 l. green unused (2) and used (6); 1875/80 cream paper 1 l. brown unused and used (2), 2 l. used block of four, 5 l. green unused (17) and used (32), 10 l. orange unused (23) and used (232) with multiples; 20 l. blue (shades) unused (21) and used (150), 40 l. bistre unused (7) and used (4) with multiples and CF varieties throughout. A phenomenal collection by an acknowledged expert in the field. Viewing is heartily recommended.
    Starting bid : 3,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 5,500.00 CHF