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Lot #4276


1861-1979 collection on pages, all stamps in mounts in three 8 1/2x11 binders, neatly written-up, with 1,000+ large Hermes Heads, all values represented, some unused, mostly used, assembled for printings and shades, mixed quality with many faults noted (excellent for study), continuing with used and unused Small Hermes imperf. and perf., few multiples and varieties (two with Vlastos certificates), surcharges, including on the Olympics issue, unused from 1906 Olympics complete (Scott 184-97), various Revolutionary overprints, Landscapes and Centenary sets, apparently complete from 1940, many n.h., with Air Post, Postage Dues, impressive back of the book, including Occupation and Annexation stamps from Dedeagatch, also French and Italian stamps overprinted for various Aegean Islands, with better items, Rhodes, Air Post, Zeppelin, British Military Administration (M.E.F.) overprints, Thessaly and Salonika, Thrace, Ionian Islands, Corfu (Serbian Post WWI usages), Cephalonia under Italian Occupation (many pairs, few better), nearly complete Crete, few sets from Samos, etc. In addition, there are some more recent year sets. Overall a splendid collection of Greece, missing only the rarities, generally fine-v.f.

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