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Lot 463

Greece, 1940, National Youth Organization, presentation folder (Scott 427-436,C38-C47), large promotional folder with text in Greek and in French; inside are beautiful color reproductions of the Regular and Airmail stamps issued to commemorate the 4th anniversary of the founding of the organization, along with full technical details of the issue; a single of the 3d Regular Issue and a block of 4 of the 2d Airmail have been affixed to the front and canceled Athens, 4 Aug 1940 (the stamps were only valid for postage on Aug 3, 4 & 5) and the same postmark has been applied to the "stamps" on the inside. The folder has a few minor edge bends, none of which affect the "stamps", Very Fine and very rare.
Estimate $400 - 600

It is believed that only about 500 of these folders were distributed to the philatelic press and organizations, and that a good number were cut up and sold as imperforate "proofs".

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