367th. Auction

367. Heinrich Koehler Auction

Lot no.245

Condition

2

Catalogue no.

Opening500 €
Sold for580 €
1861, Paris print, 11 essays : 1 lepton in black and brown, 5 lepta in rose, 10 lepta in orange without control numbers, 20 lepta in black and in blue -both sides, 30 lepta in brown -both sides, 40 lepta in rose -both sides and in yellow-brown and 80 lepta in carmine. Also, one 20 lepta in black and on reverse 1 lepta in brown. Very interesting, mixed condition, mounted on exhibition sheets, ex Knithakis collection
Lot no.246

Condition

Catalogue no.8

Opening1.800 €
Sold for1.440 €
1861, Large Hermes Heads: The famous 20 lepta first Athens printing without Control Numbers, with quadrillé background, faulty copy but extremely rare and desirable, ex Knithakis
Lot no.247

Condition

Catalogue no.14II

Opening200 €
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1861/62, Large Hermes Heads (fine provisional printings): The value of 40 lepta, with slight horizontal double printing of the Control Numbers (Coundouros 19.1), used at Syros with dotted "67". Also, a paper refolding is seen on obverse, rare but thinned
Lot no.248

Condition

Catalogue no.15II

Opening250 €
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1862, Large Hermes Heads (first period of consecutive printings): The value of 80 lepta, with double vertical printing of the "orange" Control Numbers, used at "Patras" with dotted canceler "9", not reported in any study. Possibly unique but with only two margins
Lot no.249

Condition

Catalogue no.18I

Opening120 €
Sold for120 €
1862, Large Hermes Heads (first period of consecutive printings): Strip of three of the value of 5 lepta, excellent appearance, large to very large margins, used at "Aegion" (dotted canceler "7")
Lot no.250

Condition

Catalogue no.18

Opening400 €
Sold for320 €
1862/67, Large Hermes Heads (consecutive printings): The value of 5 lepta without Control Number, this copy is reported by Coundouros (page 60), used at "Kerkyra 19.Sept.1866", very rare & superb
Lot no.251

Condition

Catalogue no.18

Opening100 €
Sold for140 €
1862/67, Large Hermes Heads (consecutive printings): The value of 5 lepta with Control Number looking as "15", as a light printing of a spacer appears to the left of "5" (similar to Coundouros 29.3.1), used at "Syros" (dotted "67"), rare & superb
Lot no.252

Condition

Catalogue no.20

Opening250 €
Sold for200 €
1862/67, Large Hermes Heads (consecutive printings): The value of 20 lepta, with clear Double printing of the Control Numbers (circa 0,5mm), used at "Nafplion" with dotted canceler "15". Broken "0" at left and right of the lower part, very rare error and very fine
Lot no.253

Condition

Catalogue no.28

Opening200 €
Sold for160 €
1868/69, Large Hermes Heads (cleaned plates): The value of 40 lepta, with erroneous Control Number "20" for "40", corrected manually with a digit "4" (Coundouros 39.1), used in "Athinai 18.Feb.71", very desirable error,genuine at all respects and very rare but one margin cut
Lot no.254

Condition

6

Catalogue no.31

Opening250 €
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1870, Large Hermes Heads (special printing): The value of 20 lepta, with Control Numbers "02" (the "0" inverted) instead of "20", used on entire folded letter from "Nafplion 8.June.70", tied with dotted canceler "15", rare error and even more on cover, but defective (three margins)
Lot no.255

Condition

Catalogue no.36

Opening150 €
Sold for220 €
1871/72, Large Hermes Heads (printings on inferior quality paper): The value of 20 lepta, with Control Numbers "02" instead of "20", used at "Tripolis 7.March.71", rare error and very fine
Lot no.256

Condition

Catalogue no.39

Opening120 €
Sold for120 €
1871/76, Large Hermes Heads (printings on meshed paper): Pair (and a half) of the value of 5 lepta, with oblique paper refolding, used at "Nafplion". Very unusual and nice
Lot no.257

Condition

Catalogue no.39

Opening250 €
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1871/76, Large Hermes Heads (printings on meshed paper): The value of 5 lepta in faulty pair, with large and very inked spacer between the Control Numbers, only recorded copy, used at "Pireefs" . Not recorded by Coundouros, very rare but faulty margins
Lot no.258

Condition

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Catalogue no.40

Opening500 €
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1871/76, Large Hermes Heads (printing on meshed paper): The value of 10 lepta, without Control Numbers, used on front of letter, tied with "Alexandria 10.July.75" (Egypt). Not reported error/Post office of use and it cannot be confirmed if this is an accidental error (lack of ink) or if the complete sheet was without Control Numbers. Extremely rare and interesting but defective (three margins)
Lot no.259

Condition

Catalogue no.40

Opening200 €
Sold for240 €
1871/76, Large Hermes Heads (printings on meshed paper): Two pairs of the value of 10 lepta, with Control Numbers "0" instead of "10" (at the left stamps), used at "Nafplion 20.Sept.76" and "Syra". The Syra pair is defective. Rare error, especially in pair
Lot no.260

Condition

Catalogue no.49

Opening150 €
Sold for120 €
1875/80, Large Hermes Heads (printings on cream paper): The value of 5 lepta with displaced Control Number (Coundouros 61.2), the only recorded copy, used at "Syros", shown in Coundouros study, very rare but thinned. 
Lot no.261

Condition

1

Catalogue no.55

Opening300 €
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1880/86, Large Hermes Heads: The value of 5 lepta, with double impression, the one inverted, in block of 4, with original gum, never hinged, very fine
Lot no.262

Condition

1

Catalogue no.II

Opening250 €
Sold for200 €
1923, Revolution 1922, the 10 drachmas "Epanastasis 1922" on 10 drachmas Campaign stamp, never issued, original gum, hinged, nice perforation
Lot no.263

Condition

Catalogue no.

Opening250 €
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1924, Hellenic Republic, two sketches in blue & black ink, showing Goddess Athena with helmet, both with 10 lepta nomination. Elaborated on light beige carton and stuck on gray cardboard (presentation card) without any designer's information, unique
Lot no.264

Condition

0 1

Catalogue no.

Opening250 €
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1927, Landscapes issue: Perforated final proofs for the values of 1, 2, 5 lepta and 3 drachmas, on gummed paper, unadopted designs. The 1 and 5 lepta hinged, the other never hinged, superb
Lot no.265

Condition

1

Catalogue no.

Opening150 €
Sold for150 €
AIRMAIL: 1933, Hellas A1A-A4A, Aeroespresso Italiana, complete set with red overprint “4th Orient Exhibition, Bari 1933", all with black circular handstamp showing an airplane on the gum, unused, hinged, very fine
Lot no.266

Condition

0 4

Catalogue no.582-87Pl.-Nr.

Opening180 €
Sold for180 €
11951, Marshall plan 700-5000 dr. in corner blocks of four with plate numbers at bottom, unmounted mint, very fine (Mi. 880,- ++)
Lot no.267

Condition

6 8

Catalogue no.582-87

Opening180 €
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1951, Marshall plan 700-5000 dr. with first das cancellation on local cover from Athens, fine (Mi. 1.500,-)
Lot no.268

Condition

0

Catalogue no.582-587Sp

Opening150 €
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1951, Marshall plan 700-5000 dr. with overprint "Akypon", umounted mint, fine
Lot no.269

Condition

6

Catalogue no.U1

Opening300 €
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STATIONARY: 1894/1897, the 20 lepta envelope unused, with blue administrative hand stamp "Tameion Kalavryton" (Treasury Office of Kalavryta), as validation mark (after the Greco-Turkish War of 1897), extremely rare and desirable
Lot no.270

Condition

Catalogue no.

Opening150 €
Sold for400 €
CHARITY STAMPS: 1831 May, 40 lepta, the so-called "first stamp of the world", fundraising stamp issued by Ioannis Capodistrias' Government for the Cretan Refugees. Lower right corner copy, oblique folding outside of the stamp
Lot no.271

Condition

0

Catalogue no.26

Opening200 €
Sold for160 €
CHARITY STAMPS: 1917, The Social Providence overprints, 20 lepta on 60 lepta revenue stamp (for the New Territories), never hinged, fine - very fine
Lot no.272

Condition

2

Catalogue no.

Opening150 €
Sold for170 €
REVENUES: 1927, Hellenic Republic: Two hand made essays in brown presenting Hermes of Praxiteles with 1 drachma nomination, and Goddess Athena with 100 drachmas nomination, designed on white carton papers and stucked on two presentation cards with designers style at bottom
Lot no.273

Condition

Catalogue no.

Opening900 €
Sold for750 €
NEW TERRITORIES (BALKAN WARS): Hellenic Administration, 5 lepta lithographic issue overprinted ELLINIKI DIOIKISIS red, reading down, used in "Heraklion" [Hellas 285], possibly unique variety (S24: Θ for O), excellent condition for this zig-zag perforation
Lot no.274

Condition

Catalogue no.

Opening150 €
Sold for300 €
OCCUPATION OF TURKEY: Imvros Island 1921: "SCHINOUDION 3.SEP.1921" on pair of 20 lepta lithographic issue (Iskenit / Sahinkaya village on Imroz / Gokceada), Unique known copy, sold by Collectio Auction Nr 17 (lot 1961)