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Lot 323

Greece, 1896, 1st Modern Olympic Games complete (Scott 117-128), o.g., Very Fine overall, take Gold with this set.
Scott $1,784.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $500.
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Lot 324

Greece, 1900, "A M" (Gold) surcharges on Hermes Heads complete (Scott 151-158), a pretty set, remarkably fresh, o.g.; small gum thin on 1D on 5D, Fine to Very Fine, 25l on 40l through 1D on 5D, plus 1D & 2D perforated, signed.
Scott $1,403.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 325

Greece, Fresh Collection, 1901-28, from Winged Mercury to Navarino, with very few empties between; chosen by a collector with attention to eye-appeal, this is one of the prettier Greece collections we've seen; face is all pristine, while gum can range from barely hinged to remnants—but who sees that when everything is mounted on pages?; includes a very pretty 1906 Olympics set, near-complete 1922 overprints, First Issue Airs, along with Dues, Postal Tax Stamps and a nice selection of 1912 Occupation stamps, from Icaria to Turkey (the last including high-value Dues with overprints reading up (unlisted)), nearly all Very Fine, worth viewing in person or online.
Scott $3,367.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $650.
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Lot 326
Greece: Crete, 1909-10, Rounded E & Squared E overprints complete (Scott 103-120), overprints in black and red; most very lightly hinged or never hinged (!), Fine to Very Fine with many better.
Scott $475.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $225.
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Lot 327

Greece: Crete, 1898-1911, Labyrinthine Compilation, comprising Crete proper along with French and Italian Offices on the island; Italian Offices run 1900-11 complete including the Special Delivery issue; all of France's 1902-03 issues are here, and Crete begins with the 10 para and 20 para issues of 1898 and 1899 (issued under British Sphere of Administration), and picks up in earnest with the 1900 Cretan Government issues through the 1908 Greece overprints, with Postage Dues and Officials, Very Fine overall, find your way to our website to see the lot in its entirety.
Scott $2,437.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $475.
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Lot 328
Greece: Epirus, 1914, 1l to 25l Double-headed Eagle, Skull & Crossbones handstamped complete (Scott 1-4), without gum as issued, Very Fine, a difficult and scarce set in pristine condition.
Scott $1,900.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $225.
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Lot 329

Greece: Epirus, 1914, "Greek Chimarra 1914" overprints complete (Scott 34-41), o.g., hinged, all but #35-36 signed; light thin on #34, Very Fine, a pretty set.
Scott $725.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $80.
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Lot 330

Greek Occupation of Turkey, 1912, 1L to 25dr complete (Scott N150A-N166), the un-overprinted issue, for use in "New Greece" (Macedonia, Epirus and some of the Aegean Islands), fresh, clean color, with nearly all of the rouletted perforations intact, Very Fine set, all values 50l and higher signed various.
Scott $1,058.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $250.
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Lot 331

Greek Occupation of Thrace, Double Offering, 1913-20, two seldom-seen Greek Area collections; Epirus consists of 1914 issues (less #1-4 and Cheimarra issues) plus 1914-15 Greek Occupation issues to the 1Dr value; Thrace begins with the first Greep overprints of 1913 with a solid selection of Allied and Greek Occupation overprints from the 1920s (including Postage Dues); clean with generally superior centering; a few used stamps included, generally Very Fine.
Scott $766.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $225.
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