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Lot 10201

Egypt » Egyptian Post Offices Abroad » Consular Offices » Constantinople
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 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 850
Description:

1872 (14.2) Folded entire from Constantinople to Metelino, at triple rate with 3rd Issue 1872 1 pi. red and 2 pi. yellow, tied V. R. EGIZIANE / CONSTANTINOPOLI / 14 FEB 1872 circular datestamp and an additional strike in top-left, with manuscript at top “Echantillons sans valeur” (‘Sample’), arrival backstamp V.R. POSTE EGIZIANE / METELINO / 15 FEB 1872 circular datestamp, fine and scarce