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Stamp of Egypt » French Post Offices » Alexandria 1844 (7.3) Letter from Cairo via Alexandria to Montpellier,
Lot 10090
Egypt » French Post Offices » Alexandria
Prix réalisé
1’300 EUR
Estimation
200 – 300 EUR
Date de vente
Mon 14 Jun 2021 at 14:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:

1844 (7.3) Folded entire from Cairo via Alexandria to Montpellier, France, postmarked ALEXANDRIE / EGYPTE / 7 MARS 1844 circular datestamp, the letter was carried from Cairo to Alexandria by POSTA EUROPEA (Type I, applied on the 12th day of use) and handstamped AGENCIA DELLA POSTA EUROPEA IN CAIRO, letter stamped with framed PAQUEBOTS DE LA MÉDITERRANÉE, backstamped MARSEILLE / 23 MARS 1844 and MONTPELLIER / 24 MARS 44. The letter was disinfected in Malta with slits and stamped PURIFIÉ AU LAZARET / MALTE, very fine & scarce disinfected usage

Provenance: Kurt Wolfsbauer