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Lot 10229
Egypt » Egyptian Post Offices Abroad » Consular Offices » Salonica (Greece)
Estimation: 12’000 – 15’000 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 9’000
Description:

1871 (28.12) Folded disinfected cover from Salonica to Patras, manuscript ‘via de Siri’ at right and ‘From Thessalonike’ in blue crayon at left, franked 2nd Issue 1 piastre red (corner fault) tied by V. R. POSTE EGIZIANE / SALONICCHI / 28 DIC 1871 circular datestamp in black with repeated strike at left, also Greek Large Hermes 20 lepta blue applied for internal postage cancelled by Patras circular datestamp, backstamped with Athens and Syra circular datestamp, disinfection slits and some slight cover wrinkles, a very rare item and an important showpiece

Provenance: E. E. Yates, Charles Fox and Peter Smith