Lot 10012
Egypt » Austrian Post Offices » Alexandria
Price realised
5’000 – 6’000 EUR
Auction date
Mon 14 Jun 2021 at 14:00 (Europe/Zurich)

1865 Folded cover via Trieste to Venice, franked 1863 15 s. brown four singles + 1864 5 s. rose + 10 s. blue, all tied by clear crisp 2-line COL VAPORE/D’ALESSANDRIA handstamp (Tchil. Fig.82), missing left sideflap, an outstanding and rare three colour 75 soldi franking with such a cancellation

Provenance: Rivolta, Kurt Wolfsbauer

Expertise: Cert. E. Diena (1992) which states that the 5s, which is on a small piece stuck to the cover, was taken from another cover as it was uncancelled and re-used for sending this cover