lot # 89 - - LARGE HERMES HEAD 1861/1862 athens provisional printings
Unpaid letter sheet from Manchester 26.11.1862 via London and Marseille to Syra 24.11 taxed with 490 lepta- the highest franking with 80l. provisionals. The figures 490 and 170 explain a cover with a tax of 490l. (this one) and another one with 170l. were delivered that day. Rate 3xFrench 20-25g=450l.+40l. local 15-30g=490 lepta. A very fine and impressive franking of the greatest rarity. (Hellas 21a+12Ia).