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Lot 10145

Egypt » Greek Post Office » Mixed Frankings
Estimate: 3’000 – 4’000 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 4’200
Description:

1872 (3.10) Folded entire letter from Cairo via Alexandria to Syra, franked Egypt 3rd Issue 1872 1 pi tied CAIRO/15.OTT.72 circular datestamp as per the Gregorian calendar, paying the rate to Alexandria, with Greek Post Office in Alexandria circular datestamp alongside, Greek stamp 40 lep gray-violet on blue, good to very large margins, applied on arrival and tied SYRA/8.10.72, Egypt stamp previously lifted and pressed to reduce filing fold, a very attractive and rare combination