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Stamps from the Occupation

This set of 6 stamps were first issued in Greece, in 1937. Kythera, one of the Ionian islands was occupied in 1941 , by Italy and Germany (The AXIS) The local Greek stamps, were overprinted with the words' CERIGO Occupazione Militare Italiana', These six stamps have been back-stamped on the reverse with the 'Fasces' an axe and bundled sticks, which was the symbol of the Fascists.They are un-mounted mint. They are 5, 10, 20, 40, 50, and 80 Lepta.

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