Lot# 226 - Auction 227-233
1866: 5 pa. grey, perf. 12½, a superb used example tied to banner from LA TROMBETTA Newspaper No. 2280, dated Alexandria 21-22 October, 1866, addressed to the Italian Consul, tied by POSTE VICE-REALI EGIZIANE / CAIRO datestamp in black (Oct 22). Illustrated in the 'Egypt - Stamps and Postal History' by Peter Smith on page 152. A very rare usage - just 5 examples are recorded. Signed Todd AIEP.rnrnProvenance: Collection Peter Smith, Corinphila sale 198, May 2015, ex lot 5104.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 3,200 CHF
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