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Lot# 4145 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 4145 Egypt Kingdom

    1929: Harrisons 10 m. registered envelopes (4) all mailed to England on the same day (April 9) from Alexandria, two up-rated with Monarchy 200 m. maroon, two with Fuad 100 m. purple; all with manuscript on reverse "By registered 1st. Airmail, India-England" and signed "S. J. Stocks - Pilot". All four posted (consecutive registration numbers) by the Pilot upon landing at Alexandria on the way to UK - the flight arrived 2 minutes early, carrying mail and five passengers, incl. the Air Minister, Sir Samuel Hoare. A remarkable group.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 480 CHF