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lot # 2147 - europe Greece

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Outgoing to France 1871 (April 9): Prepaid cover from Syros to Marseille, endorsement "via Brintisi" crossed out, bearing a three-colour combination of 1868/69 Cleaned Plates printing 10 l. red-orange, 20 l. blue and 40 l. grey-mauve on blue, all three in vivid colours with large even margins, tied by '67' numeral of Syros with matching SYROS despatch cds in black, French framed PD and entry "GREECE 29 AVRIL 71 MARSEILLE" cds, both in red alongside. File fold below the 10 lepta, a most attractive cover and franking paying correctly the 70 lepta single rate for a transport with a vessel of the Messageries Imperiales according to the 1866 postal convention between Greece and France. Hellas 26a+27a+28a.

Catalogue 298: Europe & Overseas


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