Public Auction 624 Large Hermes Heads (1861-1867) The Wolfgang Bauer Championship Collection, Part II

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A. Karamitsos

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Nov 03, 2018 Europe/Athens

A. Karamitsos Public Auction 624 Large Hermes Heads (1861-1867) The Wolfgang Bauer Championship Collection, Part II

Saturday Nov 03, 2018 16:00 Europe/Athens

A. KARAMITSOS is holding an auction of Coins, Medals & Banknotes PAPER MONEY - Governor Capodistrias, Coin Notes, National Bank of Greece WWII Issued & Banknotes issued after WWII. Coins - King Otto, George I, Paul & Constantine II. Greek Island with Crete, Ionian state and Hellenic Republic. Medals & Decorations of Greek military and Foreign countries.

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Lot 1 - GREECE-  LARGE HERMES HEAD large hermes head -  A. Karamitsos Public Auction 624 Large Hermes Heads (1861-1867) The Wolfgang Bauer Championship Collection, Part II

Lot #1 - GREECE- LARGE HERMES HEAD large hermes head

Ceres essays in blue with control figure "10" at the back, as used for the Paris 1861 10 lepta, 2 examples -one marginal, the other touched at a point. Also three blocks of A.Barres 1859 essays for the Monnaies Francaises in different colours. A nice introduction to the procedure of the production of the Large Hermes Heads stamps.

Lot 2 - GREECE-  LARGE HERMES HEAD large hermes head -  A. Karamitsos Public Auction 624 Large Hermes Heads (1861-1867) The Wolfgang Bauer Championship Collection, Part II

Lot #2 - GREECE- LARGE HERMES HEAD large hermes head

Epreuves detat or Proof de Barre during the stage of the engraving of the die taken directly from the working die before Barre undertook to retouch the details (Fanchini: La Philatelie 629, 2009 p.5-only 7 known). An extremely rare and important item.

Lot 3 - GREECE-  LARGE HERMES HEAD large hermes head -  A. Karamitsos Public Auction 624 Large Hermes Heads (1861-1867) The Wolfgang Bauer Championship Collection, Part II

Lot #3 - GREECE- LARGE HERMES HEAD large hermes head

Paper proofs in the finally used colors for the values of 1, 10, 20 and 80 lepta here with the handwriting of Barre in French and not in Greek. Ex Ferrari and Rothschild. An absolutely indispentable set for the collection that aspites to describe the complete procedure of the production of the Large Hermes Heads stamps.

Lot 4 - GREECE-  LARGE HERMES HEAD large hermes head -  A. Karamitsos Public Auction 624 Large Hermes Heads (1861-1867) The Wolfgang Bauer Championship Collection, Part II

Lot #4 - GREECE- LARGE HERMES HEAD large hermes head

1 Lepton proofs, the amazing selection of 16 singles, 4 pairs and a block of six on original exhibition page, representating the complete range of shades, collected over a perios of more 40 years. A unique opportunity for the specialist.

Lot 5 - GREECE-  LARGE HERMES HEAD large hermes head -  A. Karamitsos Public Auction 624 Large Hermes Heads (1861-1867) The Wolfgang Bauer Championship Collection, Part II

Lot #5 - GREECE- LARGE HERMES HEAD large hermes head

2 Lepta proofs, 3 copies in different shades, plus 3x2l. stamps in deep colour (probably altered). Nice lot.

Lot 6 - GREECE-  LARGE HERMES HEAD large hermes head -  A. Karamitsos Public Auction 624 Large Hermes Heads (1861-1867) The Wolfgang Bauer Championship Collection, Part II

Lot #6 - GREECE- LARGE HERMES HEAD large hermes head

10l. orange without control figures. Very fine. (Hellas 4Ba).

Lot 7 - GREECE-  LARGE HERMES HEAD large hermes head -  A. Karamitsos Public Auction 624 Large Hermes Heads (1861-1867) The Wolfgang Bauer Championship Collection, Part II

Lot #7 - GREECE- LARGE HERMES HEAD large hermes head

10l. red-orange without control figures. Thinned but supeb in appearance and very rare. (Hellas 4Bb).

Lot 8 - GREECE-  LARGE HERMES HEAD large hermes head -  A. Karamitsos Public Auction 624 Large Hermes Heads (1861-1867) The Wolfgang Bauer Championship Collection, Part II

Lot #8 - GREECE- LARGE HERMES HEAD large hermes head

20 lepta proofs, the selection of 9 singles (3 in black, 6 in blue) including an extremely rare pos.17 plate flaw item, and a block of four (blue double print, one inverted) with a variety of shades and printing, excellent for the specialist.

Lot 9 - GREECE-  LARGE HERMES HEAD large hermes head -  A. Karamitsos Public Auction 624 Large Hermes Heads (1861-1867) The Wolfgang Bauer Championship Collection, Part II

Lot #9 - GREECE- LARGE HERMES HEAD large hermes head

40 lepta and 80 lepta, a beautiful page of the collection left intact comprising 40 lepta 6 singles, a pair and a block of four and a block of fifteen (black) in mauve, pink, orange and lieu du vin shades and 80 lepta 3 singles in carmine. A phantastic group for the serious collector.

Lot 10 - GREECE-  LARGE HERMES HEAD large hermes head -  A. Karamitsos Public Auction 624 Large Hermes Heads (1861-1867) The Wolfgang Bauer Championship Collection, Part II

Lot #10 - GREECE- LARGE HERMES HEAD large hermes head

The complete set of Barres definite proofs in blocks of four including two 10 lepta blocks without control figures. The 10 lepta with figures shows the inverted "1" error (extremely rare on proofs). Very fine and very rare. (Hellas 1A/7A).

Lot 11 - GREECE-  LARGE HERMES HEAD 1861 paris print -  A. Karamitsos Public Auction 624 Large Hermes Heads (1861-1867) The Wolfgang Bauer Championship Collection, Part II

Lot #11 - GREECE- LARGE HERMES HEAD 1861 paris print

1l. brown in used block of six. Excellent quality. One of the largest known multiples. An important and rare showpiece. (Hellas 1a).

Lot 12 - GREECE-  LARGE HERMES HEAD 1861 paris print -  A. Karamitsos Public Auction 624 Large Hermes Heads (1861-1867) The Wolfgang Bauer Championship Collection, Part II

Lot #12 - GREECE- LARGE HERMES HEAD 1861 paris print

1l. brown (pos.150) with full corner margins, used. Absolutely superb and rare. (Hellas 1a).

Lot 13 - GREECE-  LARGE HERMES HEAD 1861 paris print -  A. Karamitsos Public Auction 624 Large Hermes Heads (1861-1867) The Wolfgang Bauer Championship Collection, Part II

Lot #13 - GREECE- LARGE HERMES HEAD 1861 paris print

1l. brown used on newspaper from Nafplion (3/1/1862). A clean and rare usage. Very fine. (Hellas 1a).

Lot 14 - GREECE-  LARGE HERMES HEAD 1861 paris print -  A. Karamitsos Public Auction 624 Large Hermes Heads (1861-1867) The Wolfgang Bauer Championship Collection, Part II

Lot #14 - GREECE- LARGE HERMES HEAD 1861 paris print

1l. red-brown in upper marginal, mint. Superb. (Hellas 1b).

Lot 15 - GREECE-  LARGE HERMES HEAD 1861 paris print -  A. Karamitsos Public Auction 624 Large Hermes Heads (1861-1867) The Wolfgang Bauer Championship Collection, Part II

Lot #15 - GREECE- LARGE HERMES HEAD 1861 paris print

1l. red-brown, used. Very fine. (Hellas 1b).

Lot 16 - GREECE-  LARGE HERMES HEAD 1861 paris print -  A. Karamitsos Public Auction 624 Large Hermes Heads (1861-1867) The Wolfgang Bauer Championship Collection, Part II

Lot #16 - GREECE- LARGE HERMES HEAD 1861 paris print

1l. chocolate in used strip of three. Very fine and very rare. (Hellas 1c).

Lot 17 - GREECE-  LARGE HERMES HEAD 1861 paris print -  A. Karamitsos Public Auction 624 Large Hermes Heads (1861-1867) The Wolfgang Bauer Championship Collection, Part II

Lot #17 - GREECE- LARGE HERMES HEAD 1861 paris print

1l. chocolate, used. Superb. (Hellas 1c).

Lot 18 - GREECE-  LARGE HERMES HEAD 1861 paris print -  A. Karamitsos Public Auction 624 Large Hermes Heads (1861-1867) The Wolfgang Bauer Championship Collection, Part II

Lot #18 - GREECE- LARGE HERMES HEAD 1861 paris print

Lot including one final proof, 3 mint singles, 3 mint pairs, 4 used singles and one used pair. All copies with good to large margins. Two used items on thick paper. Two tiny thin spots mentioned just for accuracy, very fine to superb copies in general. Very fine group of Paris issue 2 lepta, difficult to be collected.

Lot 19 - GREECE-  LARGE HERMES HEAD 1861 paris print -  A. Karamitsos Public Auction 624 Large Hermes Heads (1861-1867) The Wolfgang Bauer Championship Collection, Part II

Lot #19 - GREECE- LARGE HERMES HEAD 1861 paris print

2l. bistre mint block of 50, the 2 vertical blocks of 4 and the pair between at right are rejoined, very fine. (Hellas 2a).

Lot 20 - GREECE-  LARGE HERMES HEAD 1861 paris print -  A. Karamitsos Public Auction 624 Large Hermes Heads (1861-1867) The Wolfgang Bauer Championship Collection, Part II

Lot #20 - GREECE- LARGE HERMES HEAD 1861 paris print

5l. yellow-green, mint. Full original gum but a tiny paper porous, otherwise very fine. (Hellas 3b).

Lot 21 - GREECE-  LARGE HERMES HEAD 1861 paris print -  A. Karamitsos Public Auction 624 Large Hermes Heads (1861-1867) The Wolfgang Bauer Championship Collection, Part II

Lot #21 - GREECE- LARGE HERMES HEAD 1861 paris print

5l. yellow-green used vertical strip of 3, top stamp with plate flaw "broken circle" (pos.129) and bottom stamp with fault, otherwise fine and rare. (Hellas 3a).

Lot 22 - GREECE-  LARGE HERMES HEAD 1861 paris print -  A. Karamitsos Public Auction 624 Large Hermes Heads (1861-1867) The Wolfgang Bauer Championship Collection, Part II

Lot #22 - GREECE- LARGE HERMES HEAD 1861 paris print

5l. green used block of 4, very fine and of great rarity. (Hellas 3b).

Lot 23 - GREECE-  LARGE HERMES HEAD 1861 paris print -  A. Karamitsos Public Auction 624 Large Hermes Heads (1861-1867) The Wolfgang Bauer Championship Collection, Part II

Lot #23 - GREECE- LARGE HERMES HEAD 1861 paris print

5l. green used with Thessaloniki "98" pmk in RED, ironed crease and small cut. A unique and beautiful item. (Hellas 3b).

Lot 24 - GREECE-  LARGE HERMES HEAD 1861 paris print -  A. Karamitsos Public Auction 624 Large Hermes Heads (1861-1867) The Wolfgang Bauer Championship Collection, Part II

Lot #24 - GREECE- LARGE HERMES HEAD 1861 paris print

5l. green used with losange postmark and red "P". Fine and rare. (Hellas 3b).

Lot 25 - GREECE-  LARGE HERMES HEAD 1861 paris print -  A. Karamitsos Public Auction 624 Large Hermes Heads (1861-1867) The Wolfgang Bauer Championship Collection, Part II

Lot #25 - GREECE- LARGE HERMES HEAD 1861 paris print

5l. green without gum. Very fine. (Hellas 3A).

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