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Lot 40067 – Greece » Large Hermes Heads » 1861 Barre proofs

10 Lep, red orange on blue, block of 40 without control

10 Lep, red orange on blue, block of 40 without control figures on reverse, from the bottom of the sheet, with printers imprint “TYPOGRAPHIE ERNEST MEYER, RUE E VERNEUIL, 22 A PARIS.” Some minor marginal imperfections at right. A great rarity of the Greek philately and superb

Rarity: The largest known block

Provenance: Alfonse, Mattheos

Estimate 20’000 – 30’000 EUR
Auction date Wed 2 Dec 2020 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Sold for EUR 18’000