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A UNIQUE USAGE 1835 (4.1) Private entire folded letter sent to Syra, dated 4 January 1835, bearing in black the
Lot 10129
A UNIQUE USAGE

1835 (4.1) Private entire folded letter sent to Syra, dated 4 January 1835, bearing in black the official circular handstamp of the Consulate of Greece in Egypt, before the establishment of the official Greek Post Office, the Greek Consulate was charged to receive private correspondence, showing handwritten rate “A. 30”, fumigation on arrival, proved by the handstamp of the Sanitary Office of Syra, small part of cover missing and in need of restoration due to splits along the folds, an important rarity

Rarity: The ONLY KNOWN letter with this type of handstamp (reported by Peter Smith, pp. 37-38, Themis Dacos, L’Orient Philatelique),

Provenance: Drossos
Condition: F
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≈ US $4,059
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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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