Lot 10188

Egypt » Russian Post Offices » Alexandria
Estimate: 400 – 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 400

1881 Shipping manifest of the Russian Company for Steam-shipping and Trade (Russkoe Obshchestvo Parokhodstva i Torgovli), commonly referred to as ROPiT, the document, in French, describes the goods to be transported from Alexandria to Salonica, dated 29/7/1881, the Russian postal service with Egypt followed upon the founding of this Russian Company, the document is obliterated in blue with the Coat of Arms of ROPiT, some creasing, an important item

Provenance: Lipschutz collection, “Cihangir” (H. Schaefer)