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Lot# 746 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 746 Ionian Islands

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    1859: ½ d. orange, ample to good margins all round, used on large part prepaid cover from Zante to Syra, tied by hooded "Zante" scroll datestamp in in blue. A small part of the cover has been torn away at left which probably bore another example of the stamp, crayon '140' lepta due charge in red also on front of cover. Despite faults a rare genuine usage of this famous #1. Cert. BPA (2019) Gi = £ 750 off cover.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 800.00 CHF