Lot# 401 - Auction 227-233
Italian Post Offices 1880: Small visiting card cover from Alexandria to the Italian Consul in Tangiers, Marocco franked by 1874 'Estero' 5 c. grey-green, torn prior to affixing to the envelope and with toned perfs., tied by circular '234' numeral obliteraator with ALESSANDRIA D'EGITTO / POSTE ITALIANE cds at right (Nov 10). Small part of flap missing but with Tanger arrival cds (Nov 26). Despite faults a very scarce cover. Cert. E. Diena (1992).rnrnProvenance: Collection 'Pearls', Spink, Oct 2011, lot 663.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 80 CHF
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