fbpx
Stamp of Egypt » Austrian Post Offices » Port Said 1868 (16.5) Large part cover franked by Austrian Levant 1867 10 s. blue, tied by the rare PORTO SAID thimble cds
Stamp of Egypt » Austrian Post Offices » Port Said 1868 (16.5) Large part cover franked by Austrian Levant 1867 10 s. blue, tied by the rare PORTO SAID thimble cds
Stamp of Egypt » Austrian Post Offices » Port Said 1868 (16.5) Large part cover franked by Austrian Levant 1867 10 s. blue, tied by the rare PORTO SAID thimble cds
Stamp of Egypt » Austrian Post Offices » Port Said 1868 (16.5) Large part cover franked by Austrian Levant 1867 10 s. blue, tied by the rare PORTO SAID thimble cds
Lot 10041
Egypt » Austrian Post Offices » Port Said
Price realised
Unsold
Estimate
5’000 – 8’000 EUR
Auction date
Mon 14 Jun 2021 at 14:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:

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