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Collections, Stocks and Accumulations of the World
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Greece




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Lot 376
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Greece, High End Selected Mint & Used Inventory, 1861-2002. A small but powerful holding of about 34 black sales cards with only better, mainly over $100 each, singles or sets, both mint and used. Specifically a superior section of the ever popular 1898 Greek Olympic sets and singles rarely offered in multiple sets. There are no expensive clunkers in this inventory of superior Greek stamps. Used highlights include; 2, no less than 5 sets of Scott 117-128 plus 126 (4), 127 (4), 159-163 (2), 184-197 (5 sets). Mint includes; 8, 127, 160 (5), 321-334, 338-343, 549-555 NH, 556-567 NH, 639-648 (2 NH), 649-655 (NH blocks), 2004-2024 NH, C1-C4 NH. A truly nice holding, looks all F-FV, however a bit of mixed on the 19th century is possible. Perfect for online sales of better higher valued sets, Scott $12,829.
Estimate $2,000 - 2,500.
Realized $2,000.
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Lot 377
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Greece, Attractive and Wide-Ranging Dealers Stock. Presented in a red box of #102 cards plus two small counterbooks, everything identified, priced, and ready to sell; nice array of material between #9 and #2583, plus Airs, Dues, Postal-Fiscals and Occupations; note Hermes Heads, mint or used 1896 Olympics values, strong mid-century commemoratives, plus offerings of Corfu, Crete, Epirus, Ionian Islands, Samos and Thrace; mint is all Post Office fresh, used all with clean, attractive cancels; a few early items with faults noted, but a refreshingly bright and vibrant holding with substantial catalogue value, Fine to Very Fine or better. Shipping charges apply - weight 6 lbs.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 378
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Greece, Crete, and Thrace, Collections, 1861-1940. Extensive, duplicated mint and used old-time collection of many hundreds keenly assembled on pages; Greece (1861-1940) begins with several hundred large Hermes heads, extensive perforated and imperf small Hermes heads, plus surcharges, etc; we also note later essays; also includes revenues, strong postal tax stamps, postage dues, occupations, etc; Crete (1898-1914) with #1; includes solid duplication of regular issues, revolutionary issues, postage dues, revenues; also includes strong showing of Thrace (1913-1920), and more, generally Fine to Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 2.6 lbs.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $3,750.
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