2019 December Auctions – 9/12/2019 – 13/12/2019

22 lots
Lot 40685
Greece » Large Hermes Heads » 1861 Barre proofs
1861 Barre Proof 20L Blue on thin bluish paper, regummed, good even margins, very fine, ex. Guirea Lea
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 40686
Greece » Large Hermes Heads » 1861 Barre proofs
1861Barre Proof 40L rose-lilac on pelure paper, superb, ex Guirea Lea, signed Holcombe (Konst.6Es II.1)
Estimate: 180 EUR
Lot 40687
Greece » Large Hermes Heads » 1861 Barre proofs
1861 Barre Proofs 40L Goldish Yellow on the front with the back being covered with the same colour, very fine, ex Guirea Lea (Konst.6Es III.4)
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 40688
Greece » Large Hermes Heads » 1861 Barre proofs
1861 Barre Proofs 80L Deep Carmine marginal strip of four, right stamp with plate flaw “broken circle,” superb and rare, ex Guirea Lea (Konst.7Es I.3)
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 40689
Greece » Large Hermes Heads » 1861 Paris print
1861 Paris Print 20L Prussian blue (good to large margins showing portion of adjoining stamp at right) used together with Paris Print 5L (creased), 10L…
Estimate: 2’000 EUR
Lot 40690
Greece » Large Hermes Heads » 1861 Paris print
1861 Paris Print 20L blue and Paris Print 5L, both in two strips of three and both with clear to good margins, tied by lozenge “13” of Pygros to 1862 cover…
Estimate: 3’000 EUR
Lot 40691
Greece » Large Hermes Heads » 1861-62 First Athens print 20 Lepta
Major Greek Rarity on Cover1861-62 First Athens provisional printing 20L ultramarine without control figures on quadrillé background, just touched bottom…
Estimate: 15’000 EUR
Lot 40692
Greece » Large Hermes Heads » 1861-62 First Athens Print – Fine prints
5L yellow-green used pair with large to very large margins all around, very fine, ex Guirea Lea
Estimate: 120 EUR
Lot 40693
Greece » Large Hermes Heads » 1861-62 First Athens Print – Fine prints
5L yellow-green used left marginal with very large margins, superb, ex Guirea Lea
Estimate: 80 EUR
Lot 40694
Greece » Large Hermes Heads » 1862-67 2nd Athens print
1L red-brown used showing plate flaw “upper rounded corner” (pos. 91) with good to very large margins, very fine, ex Guirea Lea
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 40695
Greece » Large Hermes Heads » 1862-67 2nd Athens print
5L green, the three main colours in very fine to superb used pairs, ex Guirea Lea
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 40696
Greece » Large Hermes Heads » 1862-67 2nd Athens print
20L blue in seven distinctive shades, used, all superb examples, ex Guirea Lea
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 40697
Greece » Large Hermes Heads » 1862-67 2nd Athens print
PAPAL STATES COMBINATION COVER1865 Cover from Rome to Athens, franked with 8 baj. two pairs and single, 2 baj. single plus 20l added upon arrival, a very…
Estimate: 4’000 EUR
Lot 40698
Greece » Large Hermes Heads » 1868-69 Cleaned plates
The Unique Largest Known Franking of all the Hermes Head Issues 1869 Large registered envelope from Athens addressed to The Greek Minister of Foreign…
Estimate: 80’000 – 120’000 EUR
Lot 40699
Greece » Large Hermes Heads » 1871-76 Meshed paper issue
5L, the five distinctive shades in five superb used examples
Estimate: 80 EUR
Lot 40700
Greece » Large Hermes Heads » 1871-76 Meshed paper issue
5L greyish green used strip of three showing plate flaw “broken circle at upper left” (pos.15), good to very large margins and very fine
Estimate: 70 EUR
Lot 40701
Greece » Large Hermes Heads » 1871-76 Meshed paper issue
5L deep green used strip of three with large even margins, very fine
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 40702
Greece » Large Hermes Heads » 1871-76 Meshed paper issue
20L blue used pair showing plate flaw “distant frame line” on the left stamp and “close frame line” on the right, very large margins and very fine
Estimate: 50 EUR
Lot 40703
Greece » Large Hermes Heads » 1871-76 Meshed paper issue
40L greyish magenta used pair with large margins apart from a narrow corner, scarce
Estimate: 70 EUR
Lot 40704
Greece » Large Hermes Heads » 1875-80 Printed on cream paper with figures at back
5L yellow-Green on white paper used strip of three with huge margins all around, showing “broken circle” on the middle stamp, superb
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 40705
Greece » Large Hermes Heads » 1875-80 Printed on cream paper with figures at back
5L yellow-Green on white, yellow-green and light olive-green (the last with overinked control figure), three very fine used pairs
Estimate: 60 EUR
Lot 40706
Greece » Large Hermes Heads » 1875-80 Printed on cream paper with figures at back
20L, the six main colours in very fine to superb used examples
Estimate: 240 EUR