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Stamp of Egypt » Egyptian Post Offices Abroad » Consular Offices » Smirne (Turkey) 1866 (7.6) Envelope from Smirne to Alexandria, franked
Lot 20243
Egypt » Egyptian Post Offices Abroad » Consular Offices » Smirne (Turkey)
Price realised
3’600 EUR
Estimate
1’500 – 2’000 EUR
Auction date
Wed 28 Oct 2020 at 13:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:

1866 (7.6) Envelope from Smirne to Alexandria, franked 1st Issue 1866 20 paras pair, tied by clear crisp “retta” cancels, POSTE VICE-REALI EGIZIANE/ SMIRNE /7 GIUG. 66 circular datestamp alongside, backstamped on arrival in Alexandria, small part cvr flap missing, a superb showpiece

Provenance: William Byam, Emile Antonini, April 1983 (Lot 32330), “Oscar” (Wolfgang Achteberg), February 1999 (Lot 10409)

Expertise: Signed Sorani