47th Contemporary and International Art Auction
5th Session - Books and Philately
A noteworthy sports philatelic collection, one of the first in the sector at a national level, tells and illustrates the history of world athletics with every type of precious philatelic material and describes all the various specialties of this sport.
Rare stamps, proofs of printing and color, impossible to find postal stationery and cancellations alternate in the 96 sheets of the collection that in the second part revives the editions of the Olympic Games from Athens 1896 to Rome 1960 with material of the time, including the used Olympic series of 12 Greek values of 1896, illustrating the athletics competitions and its protagonists.
This valuable collection consists of 330 new stamps from around the world, 10 slips, 60 proofs and essays, 68 travelled envelopes with valuable stamps and cancellations and 85 special illustrated cancellations.
The collection already exhibited in important philatelic exhibitions has received important awards, such as large and vermeile silver
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