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Stamp of Egypt » 1872-75 Penasson 5pa dull brown, perf. 12 1/2, single neatly tied by ALESSANDRIA cds on "LE NIL" large part newspaper
Lot 10021
Egypt » 1872-75 Penasson
Price realised
1’800 EUR
Estimate
1’600 EUR
Auction date
Mon 13 Jun 2022 at 15:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:

5pa dull brown, perf. 12 1/2, single neatly tied by ALESSANDRIA cds on “LE NIL” large part newspaper, a very fine printed matter usage paying the single local newspaper rate, a very rare usage.

Note: Le Nil was a twice weekly newspaper, started in 1866 in Alexandra. Shortly after this copy was posted the newspaper was shutdown as the editor advocated that Egypt should be separated from Turkey.

Catalogue reference: D14