Lot 10345 – Olympics » 1924 Paris » Issued Stamps and Varieties

1924 Olympic 50c IMPERFORATE tied to cover by EPINAL cds

1924 Olympic 50c IMPERFORATE tied to cover by EPINAL R.THIERS Jul 24th cds along with 30c Olympic and 10c Pasteur, registration label adjacent, arrival backstamp, envelope with vert. crease away from stamps, fine and extremely rare, signed Maison Guy on the cover and A. Brun on the reverse of the stamp, one of the rarities of the 1924 Olympics issue

Note: 5 sheets with the perforations displaced to the right (affecting the first column of 5 stamps) were discovered at the Epinal Post Office by two postal clerks, making the stamps imperforate on three sides. Of the 25 that could exist, only 11 have been found (6 covers with a single, 1 cover with a pair and a used strip of three)

Yvert 186a

Estimate 3’000 EUR
Auction date Tue 4 Jun 2019 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Sold for EUR 6000

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