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Lot# 290 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 290 Egypt Kingdom

    1941: Registered cloth 'Sample Bag' envelope, mailed from Alexandria to New York, endorsed 'Overseas Airways Corporation / Via China Clipper' and 'Enchantillon Sans Valeur' franked by 1927/37 40 m. sepia (2), Boy King 3 m. sepia and 1940 £1 sepia & blue lightly cancelled in black. Red registration label at left, reverse with two further Fiscal 5 m. violet tied by New York arrival datestamp (July 6) alongside Honolulu transit cds. A splendid and extremely rare usage of the top value.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 750 CHF