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Lot 40691
Greece » Large Hermes Heads » 1861-62 First Athens print 20 Lepta
Price realised
10’000 EUR
Estimate
15’000 EUR
Auction date
Wed 11 Dec 2019 at 13:30 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:

Major Greek Rarity on Cover

1861-62 First Athens provisional printing 20L ultramarine without control figures on quadrillé background, just touched bottom right corner to large margins, used on folded lettersheet from Athens (25 Nov.1861) to Nafplion, very fine

An important exhibition item in excellent quality

Provenance: Binos and Zachariades

Expertise: Signed D.Spanos, A.Diena and W.Balasse, cert. Tseriotis

Catalogue reference: Hellas 8 Ic