Lot 10072

Olympics » 1896 Athens
Estimate: 10’000 EUR
Auction date: Tue 4 Jun 2019 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: 2019 June Summer Auction Series
Catalog: Olympics
Sold for EUR 14’000

1897 (Sep) Parcel wrapper with the LARGEST KNOWN COMMERCIAL FRANKING of the 1896 Olympic issue with nine 40l (three pairs and a strip of three), 5D and 10D all tied by Athens “1” cds, sent registered to France, central vertical fold, a spectacular showpiece, ex “Parigi” (DF Nov 1999)