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1852.10.24, Larissa to Athens.
Entire folded letter written in Greek with dateline "8 8βρίου 1852 Λάρισσα" (Larissa Thessaly, Turkey), sent to ΑΘΗΝΑΙ 24.ΟΚΤΩΒ.1852 (Athens, in blue) via ΠΕΙΡΑΙΕΥΣ 24.ΟΚΤΟΜ.1852 (Piraeus), bearing on obverse the rare oval red "ΥΠΕΡΘΑΛΑΣΣΙΑ" (from the seas). Disinfected with 2 lateral slits (on the French Paquebots, as per Anthony Virvilis' study). Handwritten rate “20". Very unusual route for mail from Larissa, RR & VF

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Greece Turkey Thessaly Maritime 1852 (pre stamp period), entire folded from Larissa to Athens

item number: 5d2d71ebbf04741f6adcc9b5
SKU number: 1291-77th

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