Lot# 4078 - Auction 218-221
Lot# : 4078
1868: Entire letter carried at single rate from Alexandria to Marseille with spectacular franking of 1862 1 c. olive on blued in a block of six, single 1863/67 4 c. grey, 10 c. bistre and 20 c. blue (Yvert 19+27+28+29) all tied by bold strikes of '5080' gros chiffres with 'Alexandrie / Egypte' cds (March 9) and framed 'Paquebots / De La / Mediterranée' in red alongside. Moronic previous lot number in black otherwise a wonderful and most probably unique franking from Egypt. Signed Brun, Jamet, Todd. Cert. Brun (2011).
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 1,500 CHF
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