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Lot 10268

Egypt » Egyptian Post Offices Abroad » Territorial Offices » Wadi Halfa (Sudan)
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Estimation: 5’000 – 7’000 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:

1877 (27.10) Small neat envelope from Wadi Halfa to Brighton, England, paying the 1 1/2 piastre UPU rate to England with Third issue 20pa gray-blue, vertical pair and a single, all tied by POSTE EGIZIANE / WADI HALFE cds with Arabic date, plus similar alongside, with manuscript « via Brindisi » and an Arabic « To England », with transit and arrival bs, an attractive and an extremely rare usage of the Third issue from Wadi Halfa, apparently unique

Provenance: Peter Smith

500.040.004: Egypt. The Classic Issues. 1866 First issues (SG 1-7)