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Lot 10231

Egypt » Egyptian Post Offices Abroad » Consular Offices » Scio (Greece)
Estimate: 2’400 – 3’000 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:

1872 (20.1) Folded cover from Scio to Constantinople, franked 3rd Issue 20 paras blue lithographed and a pair of 10 paras mauve, tied V. R. POSTE EGIZIANE / SCIO / 20 GEN 1872 circular datestamp, backstamped on arrival V. R. POSTE EGIZIANE / CONSTANTINOPOLI / 28 GEN 1872, slight soiling, no sideflaps, an important showpiece

Rarity: Unique cover with 20 paras lithographed stamp used in Scio

Provenance: Lars Alund