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Stamp of Egypt » British Post Offices » Suez 1854 (20.10) Letter from Suez to Batavia, Netherlands East Indies, showing the “Crowned Circle” PAID AT SUEZ in blue
Lot 20071
Egypt » British Post Offices » Suez
Prix réalisé
3’600 EUR
Estimation
2’800 – 3’200 EUR
Date de vente
Wed 28 Oct 2020 at 13:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:

1854 (20.10) Letter from Suez to Batavia, Netherlands East Indies, showing the “Crowned Circle” PAID AT SUEZ in blue, as well as the Suez datestamp OC 20 1854, prepaid 4s 6d, fine and very rare, much rarer than the Alexandria and Cairo crowned circles, an important showpiece to a very rare destination

Rarity: Apparently the earliest recorded date of less than 10 covers recorded

Provenance: Lars Alund