Lot 10136

Egypt » Greek Post Office » Alexandria
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

1864 (6.3) Folded cover franked by 1862-67 80 lep carmine on pale rose, good clear margins, cancelled by crisp clear diamond of dots with “97”, circular datestamp of the Greek Post Office of Alexandria alongside, additional Austrian Post Office circular datestamp ALEXANDRIEN/18/3, missing top backflap; two foreign post office markings on a single cover are very rare to find, we believe the item was sent from the Greek P.O. in Alexandria and used the Austrian service to its final destination, very fine and a rare usage