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plate flaws of the large Hermes heads of Greece, 1861-1886

Nicholas Asimakopulos

plate flaws of the large Hermes heads of Greece, 1861-1886

includes the history of the introduction of the stamp into Greece"s postal system, its laws and decrees, description of the plates, and the printing of the stamps

by Nicholas Asimakopulos

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Published by Hellenic Philatelic Society of America in [Wyckoff, N.J.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece
    • Subjects:
    • Postage stamps -- Greece -- History -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementNicholas Asimakopulos.
      SeriesLibrary of the Hellenic Philatelic Society of America ;, no. 3
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE7180.5 .A9 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 184 p. :
      Number of Pages184
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL460445M
      LC Control Number98178614

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Plate flaws of the large Hermes heads of Greece, 1861-1886 by Nicholas Asimakopulos Download PDF EPUB FB2

The plate flaws of the large Hermes heads of Greece, Includes the history of the introduction of the stamp into Greece's postal system, its the Hellenic Philatelic Society of America) Unknown Binding – January 1, Author: Nicholas Asimakopulos.

Nicholas Asymakopulos, The plate flaws of the large Hermes heards of greece, -USA John G. Coundouros, The control numbers & the classification of the stamps of the large Hermes head, Athens The plate flaws of the large Hermes heads of Greece, Includes the history of the introduction of the stamp into Greece's postal system, its the Hellenic Philatelic Society of America) Unknown Binding – 1 Jan.

Author: Nicholas Asimakopulos. The plate flaws of the large hermes heads of Greece () by opoulos MD ic Philatelic Society of America No3 - illustrated pages in English 28x21 1/2 format. GREECE: Hellas 35c20F9: Printing Athens Issue, the 20L, nice margins and color, Kalamai type I cancel, PLATE FLAW 20F9 (Line at the bottom of the neck), crease at top right otherwise a VF appearing stamp.

Large Hermes Head: Hellas 25a[5F8], the 5λ of cleaned plates printing, with plate flaw, used at ΠΕΙΡΑΙΕΥΣ 6.ΣΕΠΤ (Type II, Piraeus), scarce & good appearance, but. Introduction to the Large Hermes Heads of Greece: - by Constantin Mattheos. This new book from the Royal Philatelic Society London provides an up to date English language guide to some of the most beautiful and complex classic stamps of the world, the first issues of Greece.

Finally, he crafted the punch from which seven cast bronze typographical plates (of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 40 & 80 Lepta), each bearing bronze coining press cold strucked Hermes head clichés, were. Many forgeries exist of the large Hermes Head issue ofI will give some examples here: The genuine stamps should have 88 large pearls in the circle, all of the same size.

Spiro forgery: The above forgery has only 66 irregular small pearls in the circle. The background behind the circle is composed of straight lines, instead of wavy lines.

GREECE Hermes Head issues. Return To Catalogue - Cancels on the first issues - Forgeries of the Large Hermes Head issue - Greece.

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In Novemberthe new plates for the first stamps of Greece were transferred from Paris to Athens, where their use was continued. According to the Scott catalog, there are three major types of the stamps ofas illustrated above. The differences are best seen in. The first Greek stamps are the Paris Prints of the Large Hermes Heads.

However, the first postage stamps used in Greece were actually British. The Ionian Islands were under British protection beginning in In the British government issued a set of three imperforate stamps designed for use in the Ionian Islands (Scott #). The Large Hermes Heads, the first Greek stamps, were placed in circulation on 1 Octoberfollowing a commission of the Greek State to France.

The chief engraver Désiré-Albert Barre () constructed seven bronze printing plates for seven values, namely 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 40 and 80 lepta. Large Hermes Head, characteristic marks of all positions in the plate of the values of 5, 10, 20, 40 & 80 lepta. Control numbers and plate flaws, by J.

Koopmans The presentation of J. Coundouros' book, The control numbers and the classification of the stamps of the Large Hermes Heads The postal rates during WWII foreign occupation (), by C. Scott 3 5 Lepta yellow green/greenish "Hermes Head".

Paris Print, Fine Impression. Quick History. Ancient Greece (Hellas), cradle of western civilization, inspired the use of the Greek messenger God, Hermes (Mercury) in a series of stamps initially issued in There is no more appropriate stamp design than the portrait of Hermes, the messenger god in his winged helmet, on the first stamps of Greece.

Hermes, son of Zeus, was also the god of commerce so it is not only as a messenger that he is pictured on the first stamp but as the facilitator of commerce which was the major economic benefit of the first postal issues.

It is dedicated to Anestis Karagiannidis’ Large Gold exhibit “Greece – Small Hermes Heads ”. The page hardbound book, of 34×25 cm format, is sold at 79 CHF by the publishers. Louis Fanchini wins the Grand Prix in Phila-France Εγώ δεν ξέρω από αυτά τα μπλογκοπαίχνιδα αλλά με χαρά ανταποκρίνομαι στην πρόκληση του φίλου Αιμόφιλου Ινφλούντζα, πιάνω το πιό κοντινό βιβλίο (το οποίο εδώ στην δουλειά που βρίσκομαι είναι το "The Plate Flaws of the Large Hermes Heads.

Athens (Cleaned Plate) Printings Scott # The seven Large Hermes Head type Greek stamps shown above were issued between and They are typographed on unwatermarked papers of various tints, and they are all imperforate.

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