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Lot 10208

Egypt » Egyptian Post Offices Abroad » Consular Offices » Constantinople
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
Unsold
Description:

1881 (1.6) Envelope sent registered from Constantinople to Alexandria, franked by 4th Issue 20 paras blue pair and 2 piastre yellow-orange, tied V. R. POSTE EGIZIANE / CONSTANTINOPOLI / 1 GIU 81 circular datestamp, with an additional strike alongside, also boxed RACCOMANDATO handstamp, backstamped on arrival in Alexandria ALEXANDRIE / RECOMMANDÉS / 8 JU 81, last month of operation of the Egyptian P.O. in Constantinople, missing backflap and faults at top, a rare registered usage