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Lot 10046

Olympics » 1896 Athens
Estimate: 5’000 EUR
Auction date: Tue 4 Jun 2019 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: 2019 June Summer Auction Series
Catalog: Olympics
Sold for EUR 5’000
Description:

1896 (Mar 25) FIRST DAY OF ISSUE (MILOS): Envelope sent registered within Greece with Olympics 60l tied by Milos blue-black cds, with matching blue-black registered hs and Sifnos arrival bs, opened on three sides and five wax seals removed from the reverse, the only cover recorded from this small town (note that Milos had a population of only 1’088 at the time) and the only recorded registered first day cover, ex Tseriotis