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Lot 10051

Egypt » British Post Offices » Alexandria
Estimate: 500 – 600 EUR
Auction date: Mon 14 Jun 2021 at 14:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: 2021 Spring Auction Series
Catalog: Egypt – Chalhoub Part 4
Sold for EUR 500
Description:

1858 (19.5) Folded entire sent from Alexandria via Marseilles to London, circular datestamp of the British Post Office of Alexandria in GREEN, top backflap opens up to display the cancel well, very fine and an important showpiece

Rarity: This is THE ONLY COVER KNOWN WITH THIS CDS IN GREEN mentioned in Smith page 60