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Lot# 423 - Auction 284 - 290

  • Lot# : 423 Egypt Kingdom

    1895: 5 m. rose postal stationery envelope, a used example to Alexandria cancelled by two strikes of very scarce bilingual "MANDARAH" Star & Crescent datestamp (April 4) in black (Smith type X-1, less than 10 recorded). Alexandria arrival cds on reverse of the same day, a very rare cover: believed to be the earliest recorded date of use of this Star & Crescent datestamp. Signed Todd AIEP.
    Starting bid : 350 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold