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Lot 1514

1867, 2 pi. blue, horizontal pair, Types III-IV, tied by cds. "CAIRO 10 DEC. 67" to registered letter sheet (side flaps missing) from Cairo to Constantinople, noted at 9 grams in manuscript, reverse with "POSTE VICE-REALI EGIZIANE / COSTANTINOPOLI" arrival mark. Postage from Cairo = 1 piastre, 1 pi. for Seapost to Constantinople and 2 pi. for registration. Some edge wear but a rare cover and rate. Signed Todd AIEP.