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Lot 10098

Egypt » French Post Offices » Alexandria
Estimate: 700 – 900 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 700
Description:

1862 (5.12) Folded entire from Cairo to Marseille, with circular Type IV POSTA EUROPEA / CAIRO / 5 DBRE 62 to carry the letter from Cairo to Alexandria, franked France Empire 10c. and 40c. (oxidised colour) tied lozenge “5080”, postmarked ALEXANDRIE / EGYPTE / 6 DEC 62 circular datestamp below, additional marking by framed PAQUEBOTS DE LA MÉDITERRANÉE in red and 2 framed “P.P.”, backtsamped on arrival MARSEILLE / 17 DEC. 62, fine

Provenance: Lars Alund