Lot Number: 250

(Ireland) Ireland to Egypt, early airmail cover from Port Laoise, Ireland, to Alexandria, violet oval "Anglo Egyptian Bank/Correspondence/Oct 30 1924/Alexandria Egypt" dated receiver, plain cover franked 10d (4x 1922 Provisional Government of Ireland opts SG 4a), canc Port Laoise cds, tying dark blue/black bilingual Irish/English P.25 airmail etiquette, typed "Via London-Cairo Airmail". Flown on the London-Paris Friday air service to connect at Marseilles with the weekly P&O service to the Far East, see Proud Postal History of British Air Mails, p246. Nice item

Click for full-size views

Date: 1924, Oct 21
Est. price: £50.00
Category: Ireland

Description: Ireland to Egypt, early airmail cover from Port Laoise, Ireland, to Alexandria, violet oval "Anglo Egyptian Bank/Correspondence/Oct 30 1924/Alexandria Egypt" dated receiver, plain cover franked 10d (4x 1922 Provisional Government of Ireland opts SG 4a), canc Port Laoise cds, tying dark blue/black bilingual Irish/English P.25 airmail etiquette, typed "Via London-Cairo Airmail". Flown on the London-Paris Friday air service to connect at Marseilles with the weekly P&O service to the Far East, see Proud Postal History of British Air Mails, p246. Nice item
Bid: