Lot 10046

Egypt » Austrian Post Offices » Mixed Frankings
Estimation: 3’400 – 4’000 EUR
Date de vente: Mon 14 Jun 2021 at 14:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Vente: 2021 Spring Auction Series
Catalogue: Egypt – Chalhoub Part 4

1876 (31.7) Entire letter from Minuf to Metelino franked with Egypt 3rd Issue 1 pi. and 20 paras. The letter was transported with the Egyptian mail from Minuf to Alexandria (July 31, 1876). It was then handed over to the Austrian Post (1.8.1876) for the delivery to Metelino (4.8.1876), manuscript indicate ‘Per vapore Austriaco’, unusual and very scarce usage

Rarity: Letters with Egypt 3rd Issue that have gone through the Austrian Post Office are rare

Provenance: Kurt Wolfsbauer