Lot 10213

Egypt » Egyptian Post Offices Abroad » Consular Offices » Galipoli
Estimation: 13’000 – 15’000 EUR
Date de vente: Mon 14 Jun 2021 at 14:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Vente: 2021 Spring Auction Series
Catalogue: Egypt – Chalhoub Part 4

1870 Cover from Galipoli to Constantinople, franked 2nd Issue 1 piastre red, tied by circular negative seal handstamp of Galipoli in green paying the single rate, undated and without backstamp of arrival, but believed to be 1870, somewhat soiled and wrinkled, an important showpiece

Rarity: The only known example of this negative seal on cover

Provenance: William C. Hinde, Peter Smith