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Olympics continued...

1906 Athens continued...
Lot Symbol Catalog No. Descrip Opening
10160 Proof   image1906 5D Die proof from the original die on card in bright carmine, a couple of bends otherwise fine (Image 1)

Estimate. € 200

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-26, 11:59 PM
10161   image1906 5D Black mint strip of 5 with double perforations, mint with some perf reinforcements, minor foxing, scarce, signed A. Diena (Image 1)

Estimate. € 400

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-26, 11:59 PM
10162 Proof   image1907 New Year's card from the Director General of the Greek Postal Administration with reprints of the 1906 Olympics set, printed by Segg & Co., small corner faults at top left and lower right, attractive (Image 1)

Estimate. € 600

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-26, 11:59 PM
10163 Proof   image1906 Athens proofs on card incl. 1l, 3l, 10l, 25l, 30l and 40l all trimmed to stamp-size plus perforated 5D, fine to very fine (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4) (Image 5)

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Estimate. € 800

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-26, 11:59 PM
10164 O,   image1906 Athens "STADION" cancels on 1906 Olympic stamps incl. 3D (2), 2D, 1D, 50l (2), 40l (2), 30l, 25l, 20l and 10l, plus a forgery of the cancel on the official vignette, some evidently cancelled by favour, fine to very fine (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4)

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Estimate. € 300

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-26, 11:59 PM
10165 O,   image1906 Athens. Exhibition page with "Comité des Jeux Olympiques à Athène" printed cover sent registered to Nicolaas J. Cupérus (President of European Federation of Gymnastics), 1906 20 lepta and 1896 25 lepta singles with AR hs, and a postcard sent from Russia to Belgium with Olympic vignette tied by Russian cancel, a rare and interesting group (Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. € 600

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-26, 11:59 PM
10166   image1906 (Mar 25) FIRST DAY ISSUE: COMPLETE OLYMPIC SET tied by Athens cds on envelope sent registered to Italy, Athens registration label, reverse with Bologna and Rome cds, some creasing, an extremely rare cover with only two known Provenance: "Parigi" (DF Feb 1999) (Image 1)

Estimate. € 10,000

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-26, 11:59 PM
10167 O   image1906 (Mar 25) FIRST DAY OF ISSUE: 1906 Olympics 20l with crisp Athens cds of the first day of issue, faint diagonal crease, very fine appearance and rare (Image 1)

Estimate. € 200

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-26, 11:59 PM
10168 O   image1906 (Mar 25) FIRST DAY OF ISSUE: 1906 Olympics 20l with crisp Amfissa cds of the first day of issue, very fine and rare (Image 1)

Estimate. € 150

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-26, 11:59 PM
10169 O   image1906 (Mar 25) FIRST DAY OF ISSUE: 1906 Olympics 25l with Athens cds of the first day of issue, some heavy toning otherwise fine and rare (Image 1)

Estimate. € 50

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-26, 11:59 PM
10170 O   image1906 (Mar 25) FIRST DAY OF ISSUE: 1906 Olympics 25l with Athens cds of the first day of issue, some toning otherwise fine and rare (Image 1)

Estimate. € 50

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-26, 11:59 PM
10171   image1906 (Mar 25) FIRST DAY OF ISSUE: 1906 Olympics 1l pair, 3l and 5l on postcard cancelled by Patras cds, year unclear, however the front-side of the card has message written in German "I send your the new stamps, made on occasion of the Olympic Games", with dateline "Patras 7/IV/06" (Gregorian date), very rare, signed Diena (Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. € 400

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-26, 11:59 PM
10172   image1906 (Mar 25) FIRST DAY OF ISSUE: 1906 Olympics 5l on postcard cancelled by Athens cds, some soiling, very rare, signed Diena (Image 1)

Estimate. € 150

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-26, 11:59 PM
10173   image1906 (Apr 8) Picture postcard of the stadium with Olympic 5l tied by "ATHENS / OLYMPIC / GAMES / STADION" cds, some minor foxing, fine (Image 1)

Estimate. € 240

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-26, 11:59 PM
10174   imageFIRST DAY OF THE GAMES: 1906 (Apr 9) Official picture postcard depicting the empty stadium with Olympic 10c tied by the special ATHENS / STADION / OLYMPIC / GAMES cds, sent to Italy and for reasons unknown taxed with 25c of postage dues on arrival in Firenze, message (written by a child) translates "Dear Godmother, today the games begin and I am sending this as a souvenir", fine and extremely rare, the only known item sent from the Stadium on the first day of the Games that genuinely travelled (Image 1)

Estimate. € 1,200

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-26, 11:59 PM
10175   imageFOURTH DAY OF THE GAMES: 1906 (Apr 12) Picture postcard with Olympic 1l pair, 3l and official vignette in blue tied by the special ATHENS / ZAPPEION / OLYMPIC / GAMES cds, signed by German participant Hermann Müller (competed in the 6 mile run, marathon and won silver medal in the 3000m walk), fine and scarce autograph. Note that the Olympic Village was at Zappeion (Image 1)

Estimate. € 500

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-26, 11:59 PM
10176   imageFOURTH DAY OF THE GAMES: 1906 (Apr 12) Picture postcard with 1906 Olympics 10l tied by ATHENS / ZAPPEION / OLYMPIC / GAMES special cds and showing inverted day & month date slug, sent to Prague, plus 50l single stamp showing the same cancellation variety, both with day unclear but there has only been four postally used cards recorded with this variety. Note that the Olympic Village was at Zappeion so many of the cards with this cancellation are written by the athletes (Image 1)

Estimate. € 400

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-26, 11:59 PM
10177   imageFOURTH DAY OF THE GAMES: 1906 (Apr 12) Official picture postcard depicting the crowd in the stadium with Olympic 5l and official vignette in blue tied by the special ATHENS / STADION / OLYMPIC / GAMES cds (showing error "12" reversed"), fine and attractive, sent on the third day of the events at the Stadium (Image 1)

Estimate. € 300

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-26, 11:59 PM
10178   imageFOURTH DAY OF THE GAMES: 1906 (Apr 12) Official picture postcard depicting the crowd in the stadium with Olympic 1l, 2l and official vignette in blue all tied by the special ATHENS / STADION / OLYMPIC / GAMES cds (showing error "12" reversed"), fine and attractive, sent on the 3rd day of events in the Stadium (Image 1)

Estimate. € 300

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-26, 11:59 PM
10179   imageFOURTH DAY OF THE GAMES: 1906 (Apr 12) Picture postcard with Olympic 5l vert. pair tied by the special ATHENS / STADION / OLYMPIC / GAMES cds, with text in French "on the occasion of the Olympic Games we have bought you a complete set of Greek stamps for the Olympics (used) for 15 francs", minor creasing otherwise fine, sent on the third day of the events at the Stadium (Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. € 200

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-26, 11:59 PM

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