Lot 10269

Egypt » Egyptian Post Offices Abroad » Territorial Offices » Wadi Halfa (Sudan)
Estimate: 2’400 – 3’000 EUR
Auction date: Mon 14 Jun 2021 at 14:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: 2021 Spring Auction Series
Catalog: Egypt – Chalhoub Part 4

1883 (15.12) Printed telegram envelope of Railway Administration of the Port of Alexandria used in Wadi Halfa to London, franked 4th Issue 1 piastre rose, tied by bilingual WADI-HALFA / 15 DE 83 circular datestamp in blue-green with repeated strike alongside, backstamped in transit in Assiout, Alexandria and arrival in London January 2, 84, missing a portion of the backflap, a very unusual and rare usage