Sale 1264 — The Stephen Rose Collection of 2c 1869 Pictorial Issue

Sale Date — Wednesday, 28 September, 2022

Category — Foreign Uses: Greece

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
369
c
Sale 1264, Lot 369, Foreign Uses: Greece2c Brown (113). Horizontal pair, used with 15c Black, F. Grill (98), tied by target cancels, "Knodnoster Mo. Oct. 25" (1869) circular datestamp on yellow cover to Athens, Greece, faint red New York backstamp, red "Bremen 9 11 69 Franco" framed datestamp (Nov. 9) and receiving backstamps, expertly restored at right

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. THIS IS THE ONLY RECORDED 2-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL FRANKING TO GREECE.

This is an exceedingly rare cover to Greece with the 15c Lincoln and 1869 Pictorial Issue. It overpays by 1c the 18c rate by North German Union Direct Mail.

Ex Vogel.

E. 2,000-3,000
3,250