Greece's iconic World War One 1918 Red Cross stamp, depicting a wounded soldier.

Greece Stamp - Greece's iconic World War One 1918 Red Cross stamp, depicting a wounded soldier.

Delphi charioteer stamp Greece Hellas 1200 Dr.  Ἕλλάς Ελλάδα 1200 postage bollo francobolli timbre Ελληνική Δημοκρατία γραμματόσημα Ελλάδα 希腊 邮票 yóupiào Xīlà  Греция марка stamp Hellas Greece postage poste timbres Grèce bolli selos Grécia sellos Grecia fr by stampolina

Delphi charioteer stamp Greece Hellas 1200 Dr. Ἕλλάς Ελλάδα 1200 postage bollo francobolli timbre Ελληνική Δημοκρατία γραμματόσημα Ελλάδα 希腊 邮票 yóupiào Xīlà Греция марка stamp Hellas Greece postage poste timbres Grèce bolli selos Grécia sellos Grecia fr by stampolina

Greece, 1896. The first modern Olympic Games were held in Athens in April 1896, and Greece issued a series of twelve stamps to mark the occasion. The designs, by Professor Gillieron, were based on ancient Greek art and architecture connected with the games. This stamp features an Attic amphora:(wine-jar).

The first modern Olympic Games were held in Athens in April and Greece issued a series of twelve stamps to mark the occasion. The designs, by Professor Gillieron, were based on ancient Greek art and architecture connected with the games.

The top value of the set, the 100d, depicts two children on what seems to be a flying ram. They are the twins Phrixus and Helle, from the 1935 Greek airmail set depicting various mythological scenes.

The top value of the set, the depicts two children on what seems to be a flying ram. They are the twins Phrixus and Helle, from the 1935 Greek airmail set depicting various mythological scenes.

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