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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
Description:

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