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Olympics continued...

1896 Athens continued...
Lot Symbol Catalog No. Descrip Opening
30055 Proof   image1896 Olympics 1D die proof from the original plate on carton paper in the issued colour, very fine, cert. Trachtenberg (1982).(Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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Estimate. € 300

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-14, 11:59 AM
30056 Proof   image1896 Olympics 2D die proof from the original plate on carton paper in the issued colour, cut down to stamp-size, very fine, cert. Trachtenberg (1982).(Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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Estimate. € 300

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-14, 11:59 AM
30057 Proof   image1923 Reprint from the original die of the 2D in magenta, very fine and scarce.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. € 200

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-14, 11:59 AM
30058 Proof   image1923 Reprint from the original die of the 2D in red (oxidised colour), very fine and scarce.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. € 200

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-14, 11:59 AM
30059 Proof   image1923 Reprints with the original die (with permission from the Greek government) in the form of a 2D reply postcard in blue on card and a 2D lettercard in blue on paper, very fine and scarce, both signed Tecardi and A. Diena, single cert. A. Diena (1970) for both.(Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4) (Image 5)

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Estimate. € 2,000

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-14, 11:59 AM
30060 Proof   image1923 Reprints with the original die (with permission from the Greek government) in the form of a 2D reply postcard in carmine, very fine and scarce, signed Tecardi, A. Diena and Calves, cert. A. Diena (1970).(Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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Estimate. € 1,000

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-14, 11:59 AM
30061 Proof   image1896 Olympics 5D die proof from the original plate on carton paper in the issued colour, very fine, cert. Trachtenberg (1982).(Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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Estimate. € 300

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-14, 11:59 AM
30062 Proof   image1896 Olympics 5D die proof in black on thin paper with frame, lightly and partly affixed to non-contemporary mount (could be lifted off), very fine and scarce.(Image 1)

Estimate. € 300

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-14, 11:59 AM
30063 Proof   image1896 Olympics 10D die proof from the original plate on carton paper in the issued colour, very fine, cert. Trachtenberg (1982).(Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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Estimate. € 300

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-14, 11:59 AM
30064 Forgery   image1896 Olympics 10D Sperati forgery, on genuine paper with genuine cancellation, heavily discoloured around the edges (possibly from the chemicals he used to bleach the stamp), Sperati handstamp on reverse, thought to be unique, this example illustrated in "The Work of Jean de Sperati" part II, ch.4 pl.28, plus 10D Fournier forgery "unused" (thinned).(Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4)

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Estimate. € 100

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-14, 11:59 AM
30065 ,,   image1896 Olympics set of 12 in mint blocks of four, some mint nh, some with some minor perf. reinforcement, minor tone spots on the 60l and 1D, very fine and fresh, an extremely rare set in blocks, with the high values being major rarities as such, cert. Hellenic Philatelic Society (2006)(Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

Estimate. € 32,000

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-14, 11:59 AM
30066 ,O,,,Forgery,,   image1896 Athens collection on 11 pages and loose incl. unused Olympic Committee printed postcard with cachet (faults with reparations), with covers incl. 1896 (Apr 29) envelope with 2l block of 10 with lower right stamp showing "Mouchon" engraver name omitted, two covers with 25l pairs, 25l on front, 3 postcards, forged cover with 1D added, plus useful and unusual cancellations on loose stamps with examples used during the Games incl. 1D, 2D and 5d with Athens "1" cds on the first day of the Games, maritime, train station, AR, etc., 1900 25l on 40l mint with double surcharge signed Calves (genuine?), a useful old-time lot.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. € 400

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-14, 11:59 AM
30067   image1896 Greek Olympic Committee printed envelope with Greek legend, Committee cachet in red at top right, unused, very fine and rare.(Image 1)

Estimate. € 1,000

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-14, 11:59 AM
30068   image1896 (Mar 25) FIRST DAY OF ISSUE: 20l postal stationery envelope sent registered to Belgium, uprated with 1896 Olympics 25l, 40l, 60l, 1D and 2D, tied by Athens "3" cds on the first day of issue, Verviers arrival backstamp, very fine, an attractive and very scarce first day usage. Please not the change of estimate from the printed catalogue(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. € 14,000

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-14, 11:59 AM
30069   image1925 (Mar 25) FIRST DAY OF ISSUE: Envelope from Athens to France with 1896 Olympics 25l tied by Athens "6" cds on the first day of issue, Bordeaux arrival backstamp, minor foxing at top of stamp otherwise very fine and very rare commercial first day usage.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. € 3,000

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-14, 11:59 AM
30070   image1896 (Mar 25) FIRST DAY OF ISSUE: Picture postcard with 1896 Olympics 2l (2) tied by crisp Athens "7" cds, sent locally, small pulled corner perf on one stamp, very fine and scarce first day usage.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. € 700

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-14, 11:59 AM
30071   image1896 (Mar 25) FIRST DAY OF ISSUE (SIFNOS): Envelope sent registered to Syros with 1896 Olympics 5D tied by Sifnos blue-black cds, with matching blue-black s/l and boxed registered hs, reverse with Syros arrival cds, very fine and extremely rare philatelic franking of this high value, cert. Tsironis.(Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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Estimate. € 6,000

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-14, 11:59 AM
30072   image1896 (Mar 27) THIRD DAY OF THE GAMES (MILOS): Envelope sent registered to Syros with 1896 Olympics 10D tied by Milos blue-black cds, with matching blue-black s/l registered hs adjacent, reverse with Syros arrival cds, very fine and extremely rare philatelic franking of the top value, cert. Tsironis.(Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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Estimate. € 8,000

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-14, 11:59 AM
30073   image1896 (Mar 31) SEVENTH DAY OF THE GAMES: Greek Olympic Committee printed newspaper wrapper, with the Committee cachet in red and Athens "7" despatch cds, very fine, scarce and attractive, ex Tsironis (DF Nov 1997). Note: During the Games, the local Organising Committee postal correspondence was free of charge.(Image 1)

Estimate. € 2,000

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-14, 11:59 AM
30074   image1896 (Apr 4) Greek Olympic Committee printed envelope with French legend, with the Committee cachet in violet and Athens "1" despatch cds, sent locally, very fine and rare, ex Tsironis (DF Nov 1997). Note: During the Games, the local Organising Committee postal correspondence was free of charge.(Image 1)

Estimate. € 2,000

CLOSED
Closing..Jun-14, 11:59 AM

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