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Lot 10268

Egypt » Egyptian Post Offices Abroad » Territorial Offices » Wadi Halfa (Sudan)
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Estimate: 5’000 – 7’000 EUR
Auction date: Mon 14 Jun 2021 at 14:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: 2021 Spring Auction Series
Catalog: Egypt – Chalhoub Part 4
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Description:

1877 (27.10) Small neat envelope from Wadi Halfa to Brighton, England, paying the 1 1/2 piastre UPU rate to England with Third issue 20pa gray-blue, vertical pair and a single, all tied by POSTE EGIZIANE / WADI HALFE cds with Arabic date, plus similar alongside, with manuscript “via Brindisi” and an Arabic “To England”, with transit and arrival bs, an attractive and an extremely rare usage of the Third issue from Wadi Halfa, apparently unique

Provenance: Peter Smith

500.040.004: Egypt. The Classic Issues. 1866 First issues (SG 1-7)