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Lot 10218
Egypt » Egyptian Post Offices Abroad » Consular Offices » Lagos
Estimation: 6’000 – 8’000 EUR
Date de vente: Mon 14 Jun 2021 at 14:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Vente aux enchères: 2021 Spring Auction Series
Catalogue: Egypt – Chalhoub Part 4
Vendu pour EUR 6’000
Description:

1871 (29.4) Folded letter sheet from Lagos to Constantinople, franked by 2nd Issue 1 piastre red, tied with V. R. POSTE EGIZIANE / LAGOS / 29 APR 1871, backstamped on arrival V. R. POSTE EGIZIANE / CONSTANTINOPOLI / 1 MAG 1871 cds, minor tone spots, an extremely usage of the elusive town cancel, exhibition showpiece

Rarity: One of three recorded covers