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Lot 20071 – 1854 (20.10) Letter from Suez to Batavia, Netherlands East Indies, showing the “Crowned Circle” PAID AT SUEZ in blue

1854 (20.10) Letter from Suez to Batavia, Netherlands East Indies, showing the “Crowned Circle” PAID AT SUEZ in blue
Lot 20071 – 1854 (20.10) Letter from Suez to Batavia, Netherlands East Indies, showing the “Crowned Circle” PAID AT SUEZ in blue
Egypt » British Post Offices » Suez
Price realised
3’600 EUR
Estimate
2’800 – 3’200 EUR
Auction date
Wed 28 Oct 2020 at 13:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description

1854 (20.10) Letter from Suez to Batavia, Netherlands East Indies, showing the “Crowned Circle” PAID AT SUEZ in blue, as well as the Suez datestamp OC 20 1854, prepaid 4s 6d, fine and very rare, much rarer than the Alexandria and Cairo crowned circles, an important showpiece to a very rare destination

Rarity: Apparently the earliest recorded date of less than 10 covers recorded

Provenance: Lars Alund

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