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Lot# 399 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 399 Egypt Kingdom

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    1867: International Money Order yellow 'Vaglia' receipt form for 100 Lire to be transferred from Alexandria to Pisa, franked by Italy 1863/64 Turin printing 20 c. pale blue tied by ALESSANDRIA D'EGITTO / POSTE ITAL.E / CONSEGNA key-hole datestamp in black (Sept 28) - actually used in error, this being the registration cancel rather than the VAGLIA that should have been used. Creased away from adhesive but exceptional and very atrractive - the sole recorded example of this usage. Illustrated in Zanaria-Serra-Dal Negro handbook on page 240. Unique. Cert. E. Diena (1985), Colla (2009).
    Starting bid : 2,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,000 CHF