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Stamp of Egypt » British Post Offices » Mixed Frankings 1871 (6.4) Envelope from Magaga (in upper Egypt) via
Lot 20087
Egypt » British Post Offices » Mixed Frankings
Prix réalisé
3’200 EUR
Estimation
4’000 – 6’000 EUR
Date de vente
Wed 28 Oct 2020 at 13:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:

1871 (6.4) Envelope from Magaga (in upper Egypt) via Alexandria and Brindisi to York, England, franked with Egypt 1867 Penasson 2pi tied by faint V.R.POSTE EGIZIANE / MAGAGA / 6 APR 1871 circular datestamp, the 2pi paying the inland rate to a foreign destination, in combination with Great Britain 1d red plate 119 pair + 6d plate 8, both cancelled “B01”, and ALEXANDRIA / 71 the British Post Office circular datestamp alongside, backstamped V.R. POSTE EGIZIANE / ALESSANDRIA / 7 APR 1871 transit and YORK / AP 16 71 circular datestamp, extremely rare combination usage

Provenance: Emile Antonini, Samir Fikry