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Lot 10087

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:
1873 (1.3) Envelope from Port Said to England, with 1872-75 Egypt 3rd Issue 1pi tied by V.R. POSTE EGIZIANE / PORTO SAID / 1 MAR 1873 circular datestamp, sent via the British Post Office at Alexandria with pair of Great Britain 1865-67 4d vermilion plate 12 (one with cnr defect) tied by “B01”, with ALEXANDRIA / MR 3 73 circular datestamp below, paying the 8d rate via Brindisi, backstamped V.R. POSTE EGIZIANE / ALEXANDRIA / 2 MAR 1873, attractive and scarce combination usage