Lot 10175

Egypt » Italian Post Offices » Mixed Frankings
Estimate: 4’000 – 5’000 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 3’000

1870 (30.12) Small neat envelope bearing Egypt 2nd Issue 10pa dull-lilac tied by “POSTE EGIZIANE ISMAILIA 30/DIC/70” c.d.s., carried with reduced rate for New Year greetings to Alexandria and there 1867 20c blue affixed and tied by “234” in dots, “ALESSANDRIA D’EGITTO / 31/DIC/70” c.d.s alongside, addressed to a member of Parliament in Florence with transit mark Brindisi and arrival mark on reverse, scarce mixed franking showing both reduced rates together, an important showpiece

Provenance: Emile Antonini

Expertise: Signed Silvano Sorani and AD (Alberto Diena), cert. Enzo Diena (1992) and Vachat (2009)