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Lot 10153

Egypt » Italian Post Offices » Alexandria
Estimate: 9’000 – 12’000 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 (15.12) Wrapper to Livorno franked Sardinia 1855-63 80c. and 1863-65 London printing 40c. tied by framed “PIROSCAFI / POSTALI / ITALIANI” and with ALESSANDRIA D’EGITTO / POSTE ITALIANI” datestamp alongside, transit and arrival alongside on reverse, an important rarity.

Rarity: The only recorded mixed franking of Sardinia and 1863-65 London printing on entire from Alexandria

Expertise: Cert. Colla (2009), Vachat (2010)