STAMP #:69, 79, 85/86


TYPE: Cover


DESCRIPTION: 1899 envelope registered from Berlin, Ont to Damanhour, Lower Egypt franked with 1897-98 5c, 2c on 3c & 2c Map stamp pairs (distinct shades). Stamps tied by fine Berlin CDS cancels (De 19, 99). Beautiful violet hooded 'registered/London' transit d/stamps. Light staining but most unusual & very rare.

Provenance: Spink July 15th 2010, Lot 2103, sold for £300