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GREECE Other proofs
Lot No Type Description Price
14478 EP image GREECE (1906) 5 Drachma issue. Scott No 197. Yvert No 178. Michel No 150. Trial Color Die Proof sent by Perkins Bacon in December 1905 to Greece. Printed in rose. The Greek administration marked the Proof "DR. 2" indicating that they wanted this color used for 2 Drachmas which was effectively done. Certificate by Mr. Manfred BERGMAN, leading expert in Olympic philately, who concludes his certificate with the following statement: The color essay for this value, with the Greek marking, is, to the best of my knowledge, unique."" Staple holes in margin and small tear do not detract from value. Fantastic exhibit item!""

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