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Lot# 23 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 23 Palestine

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    Catalogue# : V20
    Austrian Post Offices 1863/64: 5 s. rose, perf. 9½, in a horizontal pair used on 1868 cover from Haifa to Patras tied by CAIFA datestamp in blue (July 5). Taxed on arrival for inland delivery with Greece 1862/67 20 l. blue, two large and two touched margins, tied by 'Patras' cds (July 3, julian). Reverse with 'Lloyd Agenzie / Smirne' transit cds (July 11) and Syyros, Athens and Patras datestamps. Some negligible aging but a rare and most appealing cover with just a handful of covers known from the Holy Land with this combination of issues. Signed Tseriotis.rn 
    Starting bid : 1,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,500 CHF