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Lot 10214

Egypt » Egyptian Post Offices Abroad » Consular Offices » Galipoli
Estimate: 4’000 – 5’000 EUR
Auction date: Mon 14 Jun 2021 at 14:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: 2021 Spring Auction Series
Catalog: Egypt – Chalhoub Part 4
Sold for EUR 5’500
Description:

1871 (2.8) Folded entire from Galipoli to Constantinople, franked with 2nd Issue 1 piastre red, tied V. R. POSTE EGIZIANE / GALIPOLI / 2 AGO 1871 circular datestamp and an additional strike alongside, backstamped on arrival V. R. POSTE EGIZIANE / CONTANTINOPOLI / 3 AGO 1871, crease through stamp and cover, a important usage as Galipoli covers with 2nd Issue stamps are very rare

Provenance: Peter Smith