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Lot# 4114 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 4114 Egypt Kingdom

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    1901: Cover sent stampless to Wadi-Halfa, struck with Cairo despatch cds on front (Dec 16). Reverse with framed 'T' marking and rare usage of Egypt Postage Due 2 pi. orange, diagonally bisected, tied by WADI-HALFA / CAMP datestamp (Dec 26) in black. The bisect was going to be cut from the cover and there are scissor cuts on three sides, fortunately this vandalism was halted and the cover is intact with Tewfikia transit cds (Dec22) and further Wadi-Halfa Camp cds. Despite imperfections an extremely rare bisected usage. Cert Todd AIEP (2017).
    Starting bid : 2,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,000 CHF