Lot #: 80560

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"Force in Egypt" British WWI military mail in Egypt: 2 FE 1916 stampless OAS British Red Cross Hospital stationary cover from APO SZ 10 (CAIRO) to HOVE, tied by scarce date-bridge postmark Proud-D6 6 months before his earliest known date of use & marked by signed violet oval COMMANDANT | RED CROSS HOSPITAL GIZA (FB-NHC8) cachet 6 days before Firebrace's earliest known date of use (at this time Firebrace says hospital was serviced by civilian main Post Office in Cairo - though this cover may prove otherwise; discovery piece?); addresee name cut out of cover; opened roughly & repaired, complete.