Lot 10045

Olympics » 1896 Athens
Estimate: 4’000 EUR
Auction date: Tue 4 Jun 2019 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: 2019 June Summer Auction Series
Catalog: Olympics
Sold for EUR 4’000

1896 (Mar 25) FIRST DAY OF ISSUE (ATHENS 8): Envelope with Olympics complete set of 12 to the 10D tied by Athens “8” cds with hour slug inverted (except the 60l which is uncancelled), unaddressed, 40l with small corner fault otherwise very fine and rare. The only known example with the inverted hour slug