Lot 10130

Egypt » Greek Post Office » Alexandria
Estimate: 500 – 700 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 500

1837 (21.7) Folded entire from Syra to Alexandria with fine SYRA despatch cds (July 21) and fine oval PAID in Greek at right both in black, carried by a Feraldi Line ship with manuscript rating on reverse but no arrival marking as no datestamp is recorded from the opening of the Greek Office in November 1833 until 1858, a very fine and early commercial letter, the only known correspondence to Egypt with the oval PAID in Greek handstamp marking