tradition and experience in classic philately since 1919

Lot# 252 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 252 Egypt Kingdom

    1874: 1 pi. red, a fine example used on registered letter receipt form headed "Amministrazione / Delle Vice Reali Poste Egiziane / Ricevuta di ritorno di lettera" and numbered '39' at top, tied by 'Poste Egiziane / Cairo' cds with two strikes of framed RACCOMANDATA handstamp in black and dated August 12, 1874 in manuscript. Reverse of form denoting the letter was locally sent in Cairo with a further strike alongside of the framed RACCOMANDATA in black. The form with file fold but an extremely rare usage.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 600 CHF