April 2015 Specialised Auction – Switzerland & Egypt – 22/4/2015 – 23/4/2015

9 lots
Lot 20000
Egypt » Early Letters
1836-55, Group of three entires: 1836 (Feb 22) from Alexandria to Trieste from the Ralli correspondence, with ms « 1×3 » and « Con Capt Papariano Greco DCS »,…
Estimation: 200 CHF
Lot 20001
Egypt » Early Letters
1837 (May 1) Entire from London to Calcutta with crisp « CARE OF Mr. WAGHORN / ALEXANDRIA » type 4b cachet, reverse with London despatch, boxed Steam Postage…
Estimation: 4’000 CHF
Lot 20002
Egypt » Early Letters
1839 (May 10) Entire from Boston USA to Calcutta, India, endorsed ‘Overland’ at the lower left with fine impression of the rare hand stamp ‘CARE OF MESSRS…
Estimation: 10’000 CHF
Lot 20003
Egypt » Early Letters
1873 (Jul 5) Incoming entire from Italy to Cairo with « 4 1/2 » due hs and Napoli despatch on obverse, with Brindisi, Alexandria and Cairo bs, very fine,…
Estimation: 1’000 CHF
Lot 20004
Egypt » Early Letters
1882 ARABI REBELLION: 1882 Concessionary rate envelope from Port Said to England with GB 1881 1d lilac die II tied on arrival by Plymouth / Ship Letter…
Estimation: 300 CHF
Lot 20005
Egypt » Early Letters
1882 ARABI REBELLION: 1882 (Aug 27) Envelope sent unfranked with ms « Active Service in Egypt / No stamps available », with Ismailiah despatch cds, « 2 1/2″…
Estimation: 300 CHF
Lot 20006
Egypt » Early Letters
1884-85 NILE EXPEDITION: 1885 (Feb 16) 20pa postal stationery card from Korti to Italy with message mentioning the death of General Gordon: « Still stopping…
Estimation: 500 CHF
Lot 20007
Egypt » Early Letters
1885 SOUAKIN EXPEDITION: 1885 (Sep 25) 9p « Soldiers’ and Seamens’ Envelope » from a Ressaider in the Indian Contingent, cancelled by Field P.O. cds and…
Estimation: 200 CHF
Lot 20008
Egypt » Early Letters
1897-98 NILE EXPEDITION: 1898 Envelope endorsed « Nile Expedition / Soudan » with rare « Wet through collision on the Nile » hs on reverse, with Halfa 27.4.98…
Estimation: 600 CHF