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Lot 10074

Egypt » British Post Offices » Suez
Estimate: 3’400 – 4’000 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 3’500
Description:

1866 (19 July) Cover from Cairo to Girvan, Scotland, showing a fine strike of the “Crowned Circle” PAID AT SUEZ in blue, rated “6” in pencil, with SUEZ / JY 19 circular datestamp In the same ink alongside, backstamped GIRVAN / JY 29 1866, very fine and extremely rare

Rarity: The latest recorded usage and one of only six PAID AT SUEZ “Crowned Circles” recorded by us

Provenance: G. Glassco (1969), Senator H.D. Hicks (1984), Stone (2010)