A significant number of philatelic lots (mainly of araphin) were stolen on 27.02.2022. They remain posted because they cannot be checked immediately.

Real Estate Bank Bonded Loan issued by the National Bank of Greece, bearing Lottery tickets on each bonded loan entitling the winner of the Lottery in Bank Bills.
[This was a complex concept for Loans made for financing projects with internal borrowing because Greece did not have access to capital markets.]
Capital of Drs 200.000.000 in Bank-notes at 7% per year, was divided in 800.000 bonds of Drs 250 and represented by 380.000 titles to bearer.
Issued in Athens on 1st September 1926; serial Number: 166171; printer: “Ετ. Λιθογραφίας & Κυτιοποιίας -Αθηνών” [Athens Lithography and Box Making Company (ELKA)]. Last three coupons (58-60) attached.
The bond bears two affixed stamps, titled “Δ.Ο.Ε.” [(IOC) International Financial Control of Greece's public finances], individually issued in the 20s and the latter in the 30s, and respectively printed/titled ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΔΗΜΟΚΡΑΤΙΑ [Hellenic Republic] and ΒΑΣΙΛΕΙΟΝ ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΟΣ [Kingdom of Greece]. Both are surcharged with ‘ΛΕΠ. 80 / ΟΓΔΟΗΚΟΝΤΑ’ [80 lepta] value, having been cancelled with difficult to decifer d.r. ‘ΕΘΝΙΚΗ ΤΡΑΠΕΖΑ ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΟΣ – ΑΘΗΝΑΙ’ [National Bank of Greece, Athens] dated marking.
Condition: Good; see scans.

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1926 Greece Athens National Bank Real Estate Credit Lottery Loan Bond

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SKU number: 3099

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