Lot 10041
Egypt » Austrian Post Offices » Port Said
Estimate: 5’000 – 8’000 EUR
Auction date: Mon 14 Jun 2021 at 14:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: 2021 Spring Auction Series
Catalog: Egypt – Chalhoub Part 4

1868 (16.5) Large part cover mailed from Port Said to Syra, Greece franked by Austrian Levant 1867 10 s. blue, tied by two strikes of the rare PORTO SAID / EGYPTEN / 16.5 thimble circular datestamp in black. Transit of Greek Post Office in Alexandria (May 7) in black and taxed on arrival with 1867/72 Large Hermes 40 lepta mauve on blue tied by Syra circular datestamp, reverse with Austrian P.O. transit (17/5, Gregorian) and Syra arrival (May 11, Julian), central vertical restoration underneath the Greek stamp (the cover previously in two pieces), extremely rare, as very few covers are known from the Port Said Office