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Lot# 378 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 378 Egypt Kingdom

    Greek Post Office 1875: Entire letter from Patras to Alexandria, mailed via Piraeus (Sept 4), struck on despatch with "T" mark in black and large "60" due charge, franked on arrival in Alexandria with Greece April 1875 Postage Due 60 lepta black & green tied by dotted '97' lozenge in black. Reverse with Piraeus cds and 'Alexandria / Turquia' arrival cds of the Greek Post Office (Sept 9). The inside of the entire bears a Greek Fiscal stamp in black and violet. Smith does not record the 1875 60 lepta used in Alexandria. Slight aging around perforations but a very rare and most attractive usage.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 750 CHF