Lot 10073

Egypt » British Post Offices » Suez
Estimation: 1’500 – 2’000 EUR
Date de vente: Mon 14 Jun 2021 at 14:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Vente: 2021 Spring Auction Series
Catalogue: Egypt – Chalhoub Part 4
Vendu pour EUR 2’400

1864 (12.6) Telegram message from England to India on special telegraph form plus envelope addressed to Bombay, franked Great Britain two 6d, tied by “B02”, SUEZ / JU 12 64 circular datestamp below, some usual wrinkles, wax seal removed from reverse, a fine and rare to have both envelope and contents, showpiece

Note: In 1864, the telegraph cable from England to India was only completed up to Suez where they were sent further by surface mail