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Lot 10067

Egypt » British Post Offices » Cairo
Estimate: 1’200 – 1’500 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 1’600
Description:

1870 (24.1) Envelope from Cairo to the USA, with 1867-80 6d pl. 8, 1s pl. 4 pair, 1858- 79 1d red pl. 73 and pl. 114 (3), paying double the 1s 5d rate (although the rate had been reduced to 1s 2d at the start of the month), with blue CAIRO / JA 24 72 circular datestamp, and London “PAID” circular datestamp and Philadelphia backstamp, very fine, colourful, attractive and a scarce franking