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Stamp of Egypt » Russian Post Offices » Port Said 1869 (Feb. 9) Folded letter from Alexandria franked
Lot 20197
Egypt » Russian Post Offices » Port Said
Price realised
9’000 EUR
Estimate
10’000 – 15’000 EUR
Auction date
Wed 28 Oct 2020 at 13:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:

1869 (Feb. 9) Folded letter from Alexandria franked Russian Levant 1k. brown pair and 5k. blue pair to pay double rate to Port Said tied by blue ‘785’ and triangle of dots of Alexandria, further tied by Port Said Russian P.O. cds, all in blue, from the Mavroidi correspondence (cachet alongside), annotated for conveyance ‘Par Vapeur Russe’ (by Russian Steamer), PORT ALEKSANDRIYA blue departure backstamp, an attractive and a very important showpiece