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Stamp of Egypt » British Post Offices » Mixed Frankings 1866 (15.12) Cover front from Zifta to Liverpool, England,
Lot 20086
Egypt » British Post Offices » Mixed Frankings
Prix réalisé
Invendu
Estimation
900 – 1’200 EUR
Date de vente
Wed 28 Oct 2020 at 13:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:

1866 (15.12) Cover front from Zifta to Liverpool, England, with 1866 1pi lilac tied by POSTE VICE-REALI EGIZIANE / ZIFTA & MITG circular datestamp, sent via the British Post Office at Alexandria with Great Britain 6d plate 5 and 3d plate 4, tied by “B01”, also ALEXANDRIA / DEC 17 66 circular datestamp below, The rate in effect from 1 January 63 to 1 January 70 was 1 shilling per half ounce, this cover was franked with only 9d, hence the handstamp INSUFFICIENTLY / PREPAID, somewhat tatty, still a very scarce combination usage

Provenance: W. Hinde