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Lot 10222

Egypt » Egyptian Post Offices Abroad » Consular Offices » Metelino (Greece)
Estimate: 1’800 – 2’200 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 3’800
Description:

1871 (27.2) Russian-Egyptian combination folded entire letter from Odessa to Metilino via Constantinople, franked Russian 10 k. brown and blue, tied Odessa Feb 27, 1871 circular datestamp, with an additional strike to the right, manuscript “V. R. Posta vapore Khedivie”, also cancelled V. R. POSTE EGIZIANE / CONSTANTINOPOLI / 15 MAR 1871 and “80” para due marking in black for double the unpaid 40 paras rate to Metelino, transit on reverse of “Konst-Polsk Agentsvo” (Tschill 13) and backstamped V. R. POSTE EGIZIANE / METELINO / 16 MAR 1871 circular datestamp, very fine, unusual and a scarce usage