Lot 10186

Egypt » Russian Post Offices » Alexandria
Estimate: 1’300 – 1’500 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 1’300

1871 (Feb 20) Lettersheet used from Alexandria to Beirut with superb strike on reverse of very rare ‘Agency of Alexandria Ropit’ datestamp in blue, and ‘Ropit Beirut’ arrival in blue, stamps missing at top left

Rarity: A rare cover, only four other covers recorded by Tchilinghirian and Peter Smith