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Stamp of Egypt » British Post Offices » Suez 1864 (28.11) Telegram message from London to Bombay.
Lot 20076
Egypt » British Post Offices » Suez
Prix réalisé
800 EUR
Estimation
300 – 400 EUR
Date de vente
Wed 28 Oct 2020 at 13:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:

1864 (28.11) Telegram message from London to Bombay, there was no submarine cable from Suez to Bombay before 1870, telegrams from Britain to India were wired to Suez: thence the message was posted by surface mail via Aden to Bombay. Franked 1s and tied “B02”, cancelled SUEZ / NO 28 64 circular datestamp, unusual and very scarce

Provenance: Lars Alund