U.S. & Worldwide; Vladivistok Collection of Russia; A. Cronin Collection
September 16-17, 2009 and September 22-24, 2009

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Lot #2347
RUSSIA The Monastic Republic of Mount Athos
1916 "Monastic Republic", contemplated issue for the tripartite administration of Mt Athos, designed by Lt.Cmdr Luke and printed in imperf. sheets of 12, by a photographic process (similar to that used in Mafeking during the Boer War) aboard the H.M.Aircraft carrier "Ark Royal" - 2k (1/2d, 5L), 4k (1d, 10L), 10k (2 1/2d, 25L) and 48k (1sh, 120L), selection of five (two different shades of 10k), showing error in the Russian version, v.f.
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Price Realized
$1,600.00

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