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  • Lot# : 1477 Greece

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    Catalogue# : 19/21+28
    1864/68: Covers (2) from Triest to Greece with earlier cover with Triest cds (Oct 15) and taxed with 1862/68 consecutive printing 10 l. orange, 20 l. blue and 40 l. mauve on blued tied at Syra (Oct 8j); 1868 cover mailed via Corfu, taxed at same rate with 1862/68 10 l. orange, 20 l. blue and 1868 40 l. lilac on blued tied by Patras cds's (March 15j). Small imperfections but an attractive pair.
    Starting bid : 140 CHF
    Hammer price : 140 CHF

    Lot# : 1478 Greece

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    Catalogue# : 44
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    1876: Paris printing 60 l. deep green on greenish, a magnicent used example, marginal from left of sheet with large margins all round and large portion of adjoining stamp at right, use on 1879 entire letter from Corfu to Bari endorsed "via Brindisi" tied by "Kerkyra" cds (March 16j) in black. Reverse with Brindisi transit cds (March 30g) in black. A delightful entire, the finest single franking this describer has handled, for the connoisseur. Signed Calves.
    Starting bid : 2,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,400 CHF

    Lot# : 1479 Greece

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    Catalogue# : 200
    1914: 50 l. grey-lilac used on 1916 registered cover to Turkish POW in Ras-el-Tin, Egypt tied by "Metelin" cds in black (Aug 1) with reverse showing Piraeus transit cds and Egyptian Censorship Reseal tape in blue "Opened by Censor". Oval framed "PASSED by CENSOR / No. 2" in red on obverse. Opening fault at lower right but scarce.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 1480 Greece

    1861/1987c.: Collection from 1861 Paris print with fine 5 l. green, large range of later printings with many fine; Small Hermes with similarly fine range incl. 1 l. (2) used on wrapper, 1900/01 overprints on Hermes issues incl. unused multiples, 1901 Flying Hermes issue unused and imperf. pairs of 2 l., 25 l. and 50 l. unused, 1911/21 25 l. engraved unused, 1913 Acropolis set of sixteen unused, 1923 opts. on Crete unused, 1926 Airmail set unused, 1927 Navarino set of six unused, 1930 Independence set of eighteen unused, 1933 Airmail set of seven unused, 1939 Ionian set unused, 1940 Greek Youth Airmail set of ten unused, 1954 Nato and UNO sets unused, thereafter with Crete, Epirus, Thrace, Occupation of Albania issues; generally fine, a good lot.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 650 CHF

    Lot# : 1481 Greece

    1984/2004: Small selection with some hundred Greek Framas of various types in mint condition or neatly cancelled, showing different face values and some varieties, joined by FDC's and some covers, in addition a few booklets and booklet panes, good condition and housed in two albums.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 160 CHF

    Lot# : 1482 Greece

    1862/1968: Accumulation of postal history and ephemera beginning with a cheque raised in "ATHENS" dated 1862 with Austrian fiscals, a large fragment of a registered letter with an 1899 block of six and a block of four 5 l green imperf (Mi. 78), letters, covers and postcards of a Maritime nature. Furthermore War censors and a wrapper addressed to the British Post Office in "SALONICCA"; in all over 75 items.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 300 CHF
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