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Lot 10034
Egypt » Austrian Post Offices » Alexandria
Estimate: 340 – 400 EUR
Auction date: Mon 14 Jun 2021 at 14:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: 2021 Spring Auction Series
Catalog: Egypt – Chalhoub Part 4
Sold for EUR 350
Description:

1882 (16.9) 5 soldi red postal stationery envelope from Alexandria to Trieste, with further 5 s. franking on the reverse, both cancelled by ALEXANDRIEN/16.9.82 thimble datestamp (Tranmer fig.10), front with framed “FRANCA” handstamp (not shown in Tranmer or Smith) indicating that postage to the destination was fully paid by the stamps applied, Trieste backstamp, disinfection slit and some minor toning, an unusual usage

Provenance: Kurt Wolfsbauer