Lot 953: Turkey used in Lesbos/Metelino/Mytilene, 1884-1913 collection wit
Postage Stamps & Postal History of the World
November 10, 2016
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Description: Turkey used in Lesbos/Metelino/Mytilene, 1884-1913 collection with Ottoman P.O 1884 entire to Constantinople franked by Turkey 1880 20pa tied by circular negative h/stamp of Metelin (Aug 2), Austrian P.O cover with 1867-74 10 soldi blue, tied by 'Meteline' c.d.s, 1909 Russian P.O optd set M, 1912 'Greek Occupation' optd issue with opt reading up & down M or U, surcharged with value in Greek, comparisons with forgeries, also 1912 postcards used on first day (6 different).