1875 (27.9), letter from Cairo to the Isle of Thassos, near Cavalla, Turkey, franked with Egypt 3rd Issue 1 pi. and 20 paras. The letter was transported with the Egyptian mail from Cairo to Alexandria, it was then handed over to the Austrian Post (28.9.1875) for the delivery to Cavalla, very fine and an unusual usage
Note: the Egyptian Office in Cavalla closed in February 1872
Rarity: Letters with Egypt 3rd Issue that have gone through the Austrian Post Office are very rare
Provenance: Kurt Wolfsbauer
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