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Lot 10064

Egypt » British Post Offices » Cairo
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 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 800
Description:

1864 (1.10) Envelope sent registered from Cairo to Bolton, England, with 1862-64 6d lilac pl. 4 tied by “B01”, CAIRO / OC 1 64 and ALEXANDRIA / OC 3 64 circular datestamps, paying the 6d rate via Marseilles, with manuscript “Registered” and “6d fee” denoting cash payment of the fee, scarce REGISTERED handstamp applied at Alexandria along with the circular datestamp, London registered oval datestamp and Bolton backstamp, very fine and a rare registered usage