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Lot 10211

Egypt » Egyptian Post Offices Abroad » Consular Offices » Dardanelli
Estimate: 5’000 – 6’000 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 5’000
Description:

1876 (7.12) Folded letter sheet from Dardanelli to Metelino, franked 3rd Issue 20 paras gray and 1 piastre scarlet, tied POSTE EGIZIANE / DARDANELLI / 7 DICE 76 circular datestamp, backstamped on arrival V. R. POSTE EGIZIANE / METELINO / 7 DIC 76, a very fine and rare usage

Note: The letter was sent by ship to the Forwarding Agent A. Xanthopoulidis at Dardanelles, who wrote “received on 6/12 and forwarded on 7/12″