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February 23-24, 2016

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Lot #1247
TURKEY Occupation of Thessaly
1898 during the Greco-Turkish War 1897-1898, a set of six-sided stamps were issued for use by the Turkish Army during the occupation of the Greek State of Thessaly. These stamps were eventually used in 13 cities. A collection of cancellations on and off cover, various postmarks incl. Bababogazi, Domakos, Halmiros, Kalabaka, Kardice, Larissa, Phanari, Pharsala, Tournavos, Trikhala, Velestin and Volos. Included are an unused set of sheets, plus additional 200 used and unused stamps, plus 28 covers, few unaddressed and philatelic, including registered usages to Constantinople, also some commercial usages (rare). In addition there are seven covers or cards, with regular Ottoman franking, used in Thessaly, including a cover from Volos, with Ottoman fiscal, plus some reference materials, interesting and very scarce lot
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Catalog #M1-5
Price Realized
$7,500.00

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