GREECE – UNPAID CORFU TRANSIT COVER EX TRIESTE WITH LARGE HERMES…

GREECE – UNPAID CORFU TRANSIT COVER EX TRIESTE WITH LARGE HERMES HEADS AS POSTAGE DUES; 23 Sept. 1871 EL sent unpaid to AThens with v. fine oval “TRIEST” cds on the front, endorsed “Col Vapore d’Alessandria Via Corfu” with Kerkyra [= Corfu] transit cds on reverse, charged “70 [lepta]” and so with overlapped Greek Large Hermes Head 10l Yellow-orange on Blue-green + 20l Sky-blue (light crease) + 40l Rose on Greenish (all mainly with 3m) tied by two mainly fine Athens cds’s. Attractive cover from the Greek P.O. period. (Estimate 150 GBP)

(via Philasearch.com – Ionian Islands Pre-philately)

http://ift.tt/2t8zfgC Club June 16, 2017 at 06:30AM

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