1873 Large part cover from Alexandria franked by 1872 (perf 14 1/2 x 15) 1 k. brown strip of three, 5 k. blue (2) and 10 k. carmine & green on vertically laid paper, all tied by ‘785’ dotted numeral of Port Alexandria in blue, paying a total of 23k., one of the largest recorded frankings, showing a fair strike of very rare ‘Alexandria Agency’ datestamp in blue on reverse, filing fold affecting left stamps, some cosmetic restoration to the envelope, showpiece
Provenance: “Cihangir” (H. Schaefer)
Expertise: Cert. RPS (2004)
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