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lot # 129 - Greece greece - large hermes heads stamps

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Vlastos 64d[v] / Hellas 50Nma, 1875-1880 Athens Large Hermes Head Issue on Cream Paper, the 10λ with inverted Control Numbers but also "1" INVERTED, good margins all around but thinned, canceled ΚΑΡΥΣΤΟΣ 17.-.- (Karystos Euboea, type II). This inverted "10" used in Karystos is not reported by Koundouros (use reported only in Piraeus and Tripolis). Concerning the inverted "1" he states: "A copy of this error on position 60 of the sheet with normal "1" is known (N. Vasdekis collection). Obviously if complete correspondence between numbers and picture existed, in the normal sheets the "1" would be inverted on position 91 (60+91=151)". ONLY two copies known, VF

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