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Stamp of Egypt » Egyptian Post Offices Abroad » Consular Offices » <mark>Cavala</mark> 1870 (7.12) Letter from <mark>Cavala</mark> to Syra, franked by
Lot 20203
Egypt » Egyptian Post Offices Abroad » Consular Offices » Cavala
Price realised
22’000 EUR
Estimate
14’000 – 16’000 EUR
Auction date
Wed 28 Oct 2020 at 13:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:

1870 (7.12) Letter from Cavala to Syra, franked by 2nd Issue 1867 1 pi. red tied by V.R. POSTE EGIZIANE / CAVALA / 7 DIC 1870 circular datestamp in black (Dec 7, gregorian) with repeated strike at upper right of cover. Taxed for inland delivery on arrival with Large Hermes 20 lepta blue tied by two strikes of SYROS datestamp (NOV 30, julian), further cancellation on reverse with Syros circular datestamp on arrival, a wonderful and an attractive combination usage from this rare town

Note: Illustrated in Smith on colour plate 12

Provenance: Peter Smith