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1872 (15.2) Folded cover from Volo to Sira, franked 3rd Issue 1 piastre, tied by V. R. POSTE EGIZIANE / VOLO / 15 FEB
Lot 10247
1872 (15.2) Folded cover from Volo to Sira, franked 3rd Issue 1 piastre, tied by V. R. POSTE EGIZIANE / VOLO / 15 FEB 1872 circular datestamp with additional strike alongside, also franked Greek 20 lepta blue Hermes-head stamp as tax for local delivery (red crayon ‘20’ manuscript) cancelled by Sira circular datestamp, backstamped on arrival in Sira (the Egyptian date is Gregorian, whereas the Greek date is Julian), cover restoration along central filing fold plus small part of cover removed, an important showpiece

Note: This cover was sent to Sira on the last sailing and is the only known cover with 3rd Issue which was in use for only 6 weeks before the office closed

Provenance: Peter Smith

Expertise: Signed Vlastos
Condition: C,H
Current Bid
€4,000
≈ US $4,754
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The J. Chalhoub Collection of Egypt

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We are pleased to announce our upcoming Auction series will be held in Geneva from June 14th to June 19th, 2021. In addition to our traditional All World & Collections catalogue including important sections of Austria, Belgium, Persia, Egypt and Latin America, we will present five more specialized catalogues: Egypt with the 4th part of the Chalhoub Collection, Great Britain & British Empire, China & Japan, Russia and France & Colonies.
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