Lot 10059

Olympics » 1896 Athens
Estimate: 400 EUR
Auction date: Tue 4 Jun 2019 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: 2019 June Summer Auction Series
Catalog: Olympics
Sold for EUR 300

1896 (May 30) 20l Postal stationery envelope uprated with 1896 Olympics 40l tied by Athens “3” cds, sent registered to Belgium with Brussels arrival bs, fine (Note that this is contrary to regulations as the cancellation should not be touching the stationery die), plus 20l envelope sent registered to Austria uprated with 1D correctly cancelled by Athens “3” cds, a fine pair that would make an attractive exhibition page

Note: Description corrected to describe both items in the lot