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Lot 10084

Egypt » British Post Offices » Mixed Frankings
Estimate: 3’000 – 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 2’000
Description:

1871 (23.2) Envelope from Magaga to York, England, bearing 1867-71 1pi (2) by V.R. POSTE EGIZIANE / MAGAGA / 23 feb 1871 further franked with Great Britain 1858-79 1d red plate 131 (2) and 1867-80 6d plate 9, tied by “B01”, with ALEXANDRIA / FEB 25 circular datestamp, backstamped V.R. POSTE EGIZIANE / ALEXANDRIA 24 FEB 1871, minor cover faults, a very rare and attractive mixed franking

Provenance: William Byam, G. Gougas, Emile Antonini, Samir Fikry

Expertise: Signed Silvano Sorani, cert. RPS (2001)