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

Incoming airmailed corner cover with “KHARTOUM No. 664” perforated registry label from Khartoum Sudan to Mytilene Island, Greece with perforated white on blue airmail label in English/French/Arabic, texted ‘BY AIR MAIL/ PAR AVION /’. Franked with Sudan 5pi/10 piasters airmail adhesive, cancelled with “REGISTERED 2-AP-39 KHARTOUM” postmark.
Backstamped for arrival in Greece with “ATHINAI 6.IV.39 POSTE AERIENNE” [Athens Airmail, 6 April 1939] date-stamp; passed by the the Exchange Control Office in town.
Stamped on both sides with violet circular double-ring marking texted “ΤΡΑΠΕΖΑ ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΟΣ” around the Bank of Greece (incompletely applied) “Seated Athena” motto and “ΤΡΑΠΕΖΑ ΤΗΣ ΕΛΛΑΔΟΣ / ΥΠΗΡΕΣΙΑ ΠΡΟΣΤΑΣΙΑΣ ΕΘΝΙΚΟΥ ΝΟΜΙΣΜΑΤΟΣ” text [Bank of Greece / National Currency Protection Service] and around in the outer belt.
Written confirmation by Bank of Greece and Post Office officials backstamped on the examined envelope that "the found item was indeed re-enclosed within the letter".
Forwarded to final destination and postmarked “ΑΓΙΑ ΠΑΡΑΣΚΕΥΗ ΜΟΛΥΒΟΥ 9 ΑΠΡ 39” [Aghia Paraskevi, Molyvos 6 April 1939].
Condition: Excellent; see scans.

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1939 Sudan Khartoum airmailed cover to Mytilene Greece, Greek Exchange Control marking

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