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Lot# 797 - Auction 257-264

  • Lot# : 797 Crete

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    Catalogue# : 1+2+3+4
    Russian Administration of Rettimo Province 1899: Collection with 1 m. ultramarine, violet control handstamps, unused with large part og., a block of four used on piece with Rethymnon handstamps in blue (signed), a horizontal strip of three similarly used, a single example used in 'Roustika', creased example used with rare 'Melambes' in violet and another with Rethymnon cds in black; 2 m. rose (1'200 printed) unused and used in Rethymnon (signed Engel), and a faded block of four on piece cancelled in Rethymnon and single examples used on large part covers (2) used in Rethymnon; 1 m. green handstamped in blue unused on laid paper, a block of four used on piece in Rethymnon (signed Schmidt), single examples used in 'Roustika' on piece (rare, signed Schmidt), rare 'Selia' in black (signed Schmidt), Agios Galinis (signed Sorani), 'Pili' in blue, 'Spili' in blue and 'Kasteli' in green; 2 m. black in a used a used block of four and a marginal block of eight used in Rethymnon, single examples used in 'Roustika' on piece (signed Stolow), 'Kasteli' in blue, 'Amari' in blue and 'Agios Galinis' in violet, 'Garazo' (rare) in black, 'Anogeia' in violet (rare), 'Fodele' in blue (rare), 'Pili' in blue and a cover to Rethymnon used from 'Garazo'. A fine and appealing lot of seldom seen material (30 items).
    Starting bid : 2,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,000 CHF