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Lot 10189

Egypt » Russian Post Offices » Port Said
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 4’000
Description:

1874 (19 March) Folded entire from Alexandria to Port Said, bearing Levant (perf. 14 1/2 x 15) vertically laid paper 1k. (2) and 10k. to pay a double rate, tied by ‘785’ and triangle of dots obliterator of Alexandria, showing Russian Port Said arrival cancellation (20/3) adjacent, backstamped despatch Alexandria cancellation (19/3), very rare and one of the finest recorded Russian Post Office covers from Port Said, showpiece