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Lot 10150

Egypt » Italian Post Offices » Alexandria
Estimate: 8’000 – 10’000 EUR
Auction date: Mon 14 Jun 2021 at 14:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: 2021 Spring Auction Series
Catalog: Egypt – Chalhoub Part 4
Unsold
Description:

1863 (28.5) Folded stampless cover from the Austrian Post Office in Alexandria to Livorno, via Ancona & Florence, bearing ALEXANDRIEN /28.5 cds in blue, sent by Italian steamer and bearing a fine strike of the extremely rare boxed “PIROSCAFI POSTALI AUSTRIACI” (Smith type FS-2au) in red alongside with red “N.A”(Non Adebito), a fine and an important showpience

Rarity: Only three such covers recorded.

Provenance : “Oscar” (Wolfgang Achetberg)

Expertise: Cert. E. Diena (1989)