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Lot 952: Turkey used in Lemnos/Limnos,1912 collection from Greek Occupatio
Postage Stamps & Postal History of the World
10 November 2016
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Description: Turkey used in Lemnos/Limnos,1912 collection from Greek Occupation in 1912 with two pieces & a cover each bearing Turkish adhesives cancelled by rectangular 'Greece/Lemnos' provisional h/stamps, 1911 engraved issue of Greece with optd, set of 17 M, together with varieties of the overprint (positions 955 & 69 on the sheets) for 20L value in strip of three & others, 'Large S' varieties & 3L block & 5L single with opt, double M, scarce engraved set of 12 vals optd in red, additional drachma vals with varieties, Lithographed issue with further double & triple opt varieties, 1915-17 British Army Campaign covers/cards from Mudros (8) & parcel labels (2), scarce OHMS cover from British Occupation of Thassos & 1921 General Wrangel covers (4) franked by overprinted issues for Ukraine, tied by cyrillic 'Lemnos' d/stamps in blue, one being locally used. A seldom encountered assembly, generally fine.