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Lot 10090

Egypt » French Post Offices » Alexandria
Estimate: 200 – 300 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 1’300
Description:

1844 (7.3) Folded entire from Cairo via Alexandria to Montpellier, France, postmarked ALEXANDRIE / EGYPTE / 7 MARS 1844 circular datestamp, the letter was carried from Cairo to Alexandria by POSTA EUROPEA (Type I, applied on the 12th day of use) and handstamped AGENCIA DELLA POSTA EUROPEA IN CAIRO, letter stamped with framed PAQUEBOTS DE LA MÉDITERRANÉE, backstamped MARSEILLE / 23 MARS 1844 and MONTPELLIER / 24 MARS 44. The letter was disinfected in Malta with slits and stamped PURIFIÉ AU LAZARET / MALTE, very fine & scarce disinfected usage

Provenance: Kurt Wolfsbauer