Italian Post Offices in Alexandria, Usage of Italian adhesives: 1862 Vittorio Emanuele II 10 c. bistre, a fresh example with fine perforation, tied by two strikes of "ALESSANDRIA D'EGITTO 7 AGO 63 POSTE ITALIANE" cds without hour indication in black to piece. An extremely rare issue when used in Egypt, certs. Raybaudi (1990), E. Diena (1994) Sassone R2 = € 5'000+.rnNote: The first adhesives used in the Alexandria PO have been from the IV. Sardinian issue, from the first Italian issue only the 10 c. bistre is known. It is the rarest stamp used there together with 3 l. adhesive of the IV. Sardinian issue. Only another example of this adhesive is known on cover.