1/1916 WWI unfranked British military mail to UK via Egyptian rail post; earliest dated postmark + cachet
Lot #: 70719

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"Force in Egypt" British WWI military mail in Egypt: 21 I 1916 stampless OAS civilian stationary cover from Convalescent Depot LUXOR to STOURPORT tied by "LUXOR" date-bridge civilian postmark on earliest known date of use of this type, endorsed by officer for free mail & marked by LUXOR Convalescent Depot cachet (FB-NHC32); backstamped next day CAIRO-ASSIUT TPO railway mail transit; cut open at right, few edge tears top & right.


Product Tags: Egyptian, United Kingdomian,British Philately - Postal Covers, 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 - Stampless Mail, Philately - Train Stations/Rail Transport & TPOs, Philately - Earliest/Latest, First/Last & Proving dates or places, Philately - significant cachets & postal markings