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Lot 10203

Egypt » Egyptian Post Offices Abroad » Consular Offices » Constantinople
Estimation: 300 – 400 EUR
Date de vente: Mon 14 Jun 2021 at 14:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Vente: 2021 Spring Auction Series
Catalogue: Egypt – Chalhoub Part 4
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Description:

1875 (1.12) Envelope from Constantinople to Cairo, franked with 3rd Issue 20 paras blue perf. 13 1/4 and 1 piastre 12 1/2 x 13 1/4, tied V.R. POSTE EGIZIANE / COSTANTINOPOLI / 1 DIC 75 circular datestamp and an additional strike above, backstamped on arrival in Alexandria Dec. 6 and Cairo Dec. 9, minor cover faults and tape stains, scarce

Note: The ordinary letter rate between Egyptian Post Offices in Turkey and places in Egypt was fixed at 1 1/2 piastre as from 1 Jul. 1875, when the General Postal Union tariff came into force