Lot 10249
Egypt » Egyptian Post Offices Abroad » Territorial Offices » Dongola (Sudan)
Estimation: 700 – 900 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 1’500

1884 OHMS cover from Dongola to a member of the Royal Engineers in London, franked by Provisional 1884 20 paras on 5 piastres green pair, tied POSTE EGIZIANE / DONGOLA circular datestamp (still dated 1880 in Arabic), readdressed on arrival in London (Dec 29 and 30) from New Cross to the Telegraph Battalion, Bechuanaland with Cape Town circular datestamp on reverse on arrival Jan 22 85, an attractive usage full of character

Provenance: Peter Smith