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Lot 10128

Egypt » French Post Offices » Mixed Frankings
Estimate: 1’200 – 1’500 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 1’200
Description:

1875 (24.9) Combination cover from Cairo via Alexandria to Aix-en-Provence, France, franked Egypt Third Issue 1 pi., tied POSTE EGIZIANE / CAIRO / 24 SET 75, also franked France 80c., tied lozenge “5080”, with the scarce PAQ. ANGL. / ALEXANDRIE / 25 SEPT. 75 circular datestamp alongside and PAQ. ANG. V. BRIND / 30 SEPT.75, manuscript “6” for postage due as it was sent via British packet and not via Brindisi as per manuscript and handstamped in a frame AFFRANCHISSEMENT INSUFFISANT, backstamped in transit POSTE EGIZIANE / ALESSANDRIA / 24 SET 75, LYON A MARSEILLE / 30 SEPT. 75 and arrival postmark AIX-EN- PROVENCE / 1 OCT, an attractive and rare mixed franking

Provenance: Colonel Danson

Expertise: Signed Roger Calves