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Stamp auction - 27 May 2010 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 27 May 2010. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 136 - Greece
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
766   Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 registered env. to London from Athens franked Aeroespresso set + 2 + 3 (2) lepta & flown as far as Brindisi, thereafter by train. Also M set of four. (5) £45.00 £40.00
767
Used (on letter or envelope)
1830 Entire from Venice bearing British General PO arrival hand stamp & rated 2/6d. Reverse bears hooded Corfu oval d.s. Also PPC of Corfu. (2) £50.00 £52.00
768   Used (on letter or envelope)
1835 Entire bearing large double ring with fleuron ISOLA ZANTE - undated, partly superimposed by hooded Corfu oval arrival & rated 5d. (1) £40.00 £42.00
769    M
 Used
1861-1882 range of issues incl. 1862-67 5L unused with creases, 80L deep carmine M, 1861 Paris 40L U but defective, 1870-71 10L, 1875-80 10L & other 10L (19) values with varieties, malformed fleurons etc. 1876 60L (3) shades, all have complete margins, one with small thin, 1881-82 40L & other 40L (7) with varieties. Mostly U, good lot worth examination. (38) Cat. £750 £50.00 £64.00
770
 Used
1861-62 Athens Print 40L with figures at back, seven U singles, all but one four margined. One with faults but an attractive group. (7) Cat. £1925+ £200.00 £160.00
771    Used
1862-67 80L (17) U examples, generally in good condition, a few cut into in places. £35.00 £38.00
772   Used (on letter or envelope)
1910-1920 selection of card, cover & Avis de Reception to Post Said & 1912 Samos envelope franked 10 + bisected 10 lepta, cancelled VATHY c.d.s. (4) £50.00 £40.00
773   Used (on letter or envelope)
1926 Aeroespresso Italiana. Env. to Germany franked 2d, 3d & 5d airs + 40l Iris & 25l Missolonghi, tied by Athens d/stamp. Flown to Brindisi where transit c.d.s. appears also on obverse, together with boxed Braunschweig air arrival cachet. £45.00 £40.00
774   Used (on letter or envelope)
1929 Imperial Airways 1st India Flight - return Leg. Greek acceptance cover to Dorking franked 5d Van der Heyden + 10d Temple, tied by large commem d/stamp. Obverse also bears four line cachet in English, also 1929 AIR UNION 1st Flight Athens - Marseilles, registered env. to Pressburg, Czechoslovakia bearing illustrated commem cachet. (2) £70.00 £72.00
775
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 Aeroespresso Italiana. First Flight cover Metelin to Constantinople franked 1d Thesus + 2d & 3d airs, tied by Mytiahnh d/stamp, also 1933 Zeppelin set UM - light horizontal gum bends on 30 & 100 lepta. (4) £80.00 N/S
776
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 Corfu - London 1st Flight. registered env. to New York franked 8d, tied by red Kerkyra d/stamp. Obverse bears Imperial Airways - England - India cachet also in red. 1932 Athens - Tirana 1st Flight by Greek E.E.E.S. Airline to Salonika, then by the S.A.M. Italiana Line, cover franked 1.50d (2) + 4d, tied by Salonika airport d/stamp & 1935 PPC of a Junkers JU G24 flown from Athens to Jannina with usual plane cachet. (3) £70.00 £86.00
777    M
1933 Zeppelin set fresh fine M, SG. 458/60. (3) £50.00 £56.00
778
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934 Athens - Drama 1st Flight by E.E.E.S. Line. Cover franked 80 lepta Corinth Canal + 50l & 1d airs, tied by Athens airport c.d.s. Also group of four arrival propaganda labels together with one on cover. (6) £55.00 N/S
 
   
       
   
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