Lot# 273 - Auction 227-233
1894: Incoming cover from London to 'Soldier's & Sailor's Institute in Alexandria', franked by GB 1 d. lilac and 1897 Jubilee 1½ d. dull purple & pale green tied by London datestamps (Feb 16). Readdressed on arrival to 'care of Thomas Cook & Sons' in Cairo with POST OFFICE / CAIRO / COOK'S TOURIST SERVICE dateestamp (Feb 23). Held there awaiting arrirval and struck again with same cds (May 19) and thence with bilingual NON RECLAMÉ in black and 'Bureau Des Rebuts' datestamp in red (June 1).
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 100 CHF
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