1851-52 Two stampless Entire Letters both to Trieste with local departure CDS and boxed PD H/S in black, both from SIROS one has manuscript chargemark, both with red receiving barred datestamps, nice duo. (2).
1861-1960 Extensive collection on various stockpages, cards and leaves in a flat box with good range of Hermes imperfs, some specialisation identified on pages, mint and used, airmails, various pamphlets and handbooks plus an award certificate from a Danish show for early Hermes imperfs mint & used, 100s, needs specialist attention.
1876 (20 Nov) Patras to Trieste Entire Letter bearing 10l orange and 20l blue neatly tied Patras local cancels and sent via Corfu on 22nd Nov, arriving in Trieste on 3rd Dec, arrival backstamp in black, nice combination cover.
1886- 1980 A mint & used / (mainly) unmounted mint collection on Scott printed album pages including modern 1950s to 1970s sets or ranges, odd better noted 1926 Air set m (cat £97), 1933 air 50l to 20d m (cat £67), 1940 Balkan set 2 mint (cat £51), 1922 25d blue used, 1949 Abduction set 3 m, 1952 air set used, 1960 Olympic set u/m, etc, clean lot with nice condition & useful cat value. (700+). Ex-estate lot unpicked as received.
1893 (8 Dec) Grubby cover to Isle of Wight bearing a multitude of 1c brown Hermes imperfs x 14 in strips or pairs or singles all tied EC / LONDON / DE 8 / 93 86 numeral cancels (at least ten of them) with some stamps removed from the reverse, no signs of postage due or payment markings, SANDOWN receiving next backstamp. Most unusual allowed through the mail!
1944 Postal Stationery envelope used Allied Bombing of Piraeus. Issued in May 1942-44 with Royal Effigies obliterated by order of the Italians TTT, (abbr for Tachydromion-Tylegraphion-Tylephonon, posts, telegraphs and telephones) inflation increased postal rate to 10,000 Drachma uprated with 100,000 on 200 adhs sent in Athens. Nice clean cover.