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Stamp of Austria 1865 Cover forwarded from Alexandria (Egypt) via Trieste, where it was posted, to St. Petersburg
Lot 40010
Austria
Price realised
700 EUR
Estimate
300 – 500 EUR
Auction date
Wed 15 Dec 2021 at 09:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:

1863 (Aug) Cover forwarded from Alexandria (Egypt), posted in Trieste on 24 August and sent to the Ambassador of the Ottoman Empire in St. Petersburg, franked by two very fine examples of 1861 15kr blue, tied by Trieste cds’s, alongside struck with “NACH ANGANG/DER POST.” two-line hs, two “weiterfranko” notations at lower left, Prussian transit and arrival on reverse, an exceptional combination of both rare origin and destination.

Catalogue reference: Michel 22