Lot# 1554 - Auction 234-243
Catalogue# : 19+20a+22/I
Greek Post Office 1863: Cover from Braila to Athens struck on front with outstanding strike of Greek P.O. "IBRAILA / VLACHIA" datestamp of despatch in blue (Sept 14), addressed to Durutti in Athens and struck on reverse with Piraeus transit cds. Manuscript "110" lepta to pay in red crayon and franked by Large Hermes 1862/67 Consecutive Athens printing 10 lep. orange on bluish, 20 lep. blue and 80 lep carmine all tied by Athens datestamps (Sept 23). The stamps have been lifted for checking and now replaced in their original positions. Illustrated in Edition d'Or XII on page 156. A delightful and rare cover. Cert. Simmermacher (2013).
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 5,000 CHF
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