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Lot 20119 – 2 1/2pi. violet, perf. 12½ x 13 1/3, three singles,

2 1/2pi. violet, perf. 12½ x 13 1/3, three singles,
2 1/2pi. violet, perf. 12½ x 13 1/3, three singles,
2 1/2pi. violet, perf. 12½ x 13 1/3, three singles,
2 1/2pi. violet, perf. 12½ x 13 1/3, three singles,
Lot 20119 – 2 1/2pi. violet, perf. 12½ x 13 1/3, three singles,
Egypt » 1874 Bulaq
Price realised
1’600 EUR
Estimate
2’000 EUR
Auction date
Mon 5 Dec 2022 at 16:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description

2 1/2pi. violet, perf. 12½ x 13 1/3, three singles, all neatly tied on 1875 (18.6) folded cover from Cairo to Livorno, by POSTE EGIZIANE / CAIRO / STATIONE ds, backstamped in Alexandria in transit and Livorno on arrival, extremely rare 7 ½pi. franking, this is a TRIPLE rate cover, the UPU rate started the following week, unrecorded by Smith, an important showpiece.

Catalogue ref: D28o

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