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Lot# 383 - Auction 284 - 290

  • Lot# : 383 Egypt Kingdom

    1841/42: Correspondence of entire letters (8), some with enclosures, all addressed from Atfe to Sonnino in Alexandria, all with headed "Col Rais..." endorsements at top, with named Postal Couriers (see Biolato handbook on "Posta Europea" for more information on these manuscript endorsements which were the precursor of the Posta Europea service); one with "Con Courriere..." and time and date of despatch and disinfected by fumigation. A scarce and most unusual group.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold