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Lot 10125

Egypt » French Post Offices » Mixed Frankings
Estimate: 1’500 – 2’000 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 1’500
Description:

1869 (18.2) Incoming folded entire letter from Paris to Kilomètre 34 on the Suez Canal, combination franking, bearing France Empire 40 c. cancelled by “étoile”, PARIS / 18 FEVR. 69 circular datestamp alongside, and Egypt Second Issue 1pi. cancelled by POSTE VICE-REALI EGIZIANE / ALESSANDRIA / 26 FEB. 69 circular datestamp, backstamped MARSEILLE / 20 FEVR 69, ALEXANDRIE / ÉGYPTE / 26 FEVR. 68, POSTE VICE-REALI EGIZIANE / ALESSANDRIA / 26 FEB. 69, and POSTE VICE-REALI EGIZIANE / ISMAILIA / 27 FEB. 69, interesting contents “j’ai écrit à Mr. Thevenet chef du service du télégraphe à Ismailia pour le remercier d’avoir bien voulu consentir à m’accorder la faculté d’avoir un dépot de timbres dans son bureau…”, few small faults, a fine and rare incoming combination usage with an interesting content referencing the Suez Canal