tradition and experience in classic philately since 1919

Lot# 4071 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 4071 Egypt Kingdom

    1862: Mourning cover mailed to Florence with POSTA EUROPEA / CAIRO despatch (Type IV) in black, transferred to French Post Office and franked for onward transmission with France 1853 10 c. bistre (Type II) in a vertical strip of four and single 40 c. orange (Yvert 13/II+16), all with good to large margins, tied by 'Alexandrie / Egypte' cds (Jan 21). Reverse with Livorno and Florence datestamps (Jan 30). A rare and most attractive combination cover.
    Starting bid : 350 CHF
    Hammer price : 440 CHF