10/1915 WWI franked British civilian mail to UK sent via Egyptian post, with earliest dated postmark
Lot #: 70689

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"Force in Egypt" British WWI military mail in Egypt: front 5 X 1915 OHMS stationary cover from ALEXANDRIA to PRESCOT, franked 5m per 4m postcard rate & tied by 2 strikes of ALEXANDRIA-D postmark type A8 on earliest known date of use. As of 24 May "Forces in Egypt" soldiers were entitled to free mail with an officer's endorsement; here, possibly a civilian sender so franked.


Product Tags: Egyptian, United Kingdomian,British Philately - Postal Piece, WWI Military Mail and Postal History from Egypt, United Kingdom and from World War I, 20th Century, 1910s which are Philately - Military Post Offices or Military Administration, Philately - Earliest/Latest, First/Last & Proving dates or places, Philately - Official Mail,