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Lot# 429 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 429 Sudan

    Marc Pourpe Return Flight 1914: Sudan 5 m. red postal stationery envelope mailed on the return flight from Khartoum to Cairo, cancelled by manuscript cross with large circular 'POSTE AERIENNE / CAIRE-KHARTOUM / L.N.A. / 1913-14' struck in blue. Egypt 3 m. yellow applied and tied by Heliopolis cds in black (Feb 3) with information strike below and Cairo cds on reverse. Extremely rare with just 35 covers carried. Signed Todd AIEP.
    Starting bid : 3,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,800 CHF