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British WWI military mail in Egypt: 15 VI 1917 stampless (OAS) civilian stationary cover from CAIRO to BOGNOR, tied by CAIRO-K postmark on earliest known date of use in EEF period & with officer's signature; backstamped next day APO SZ 10 (Cairo) transit using large Proud-D7 postmark, opened & resealed by censor; opened at back, tear to flap, complete. Unusual local routing from civilian to military post as most of the period military mail for abroad received by the civilian post office was not marked by a British military post office subsequent to overseas dispatch (although those marked like this generally originated from Cairo).


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 - Censored Mail, Philately - Earliest/Latest, First/Last & Proving dates or places, Philately - Significant Route

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6/1917 WWI unfranked British military mail to UK via

Estimate $238 - $475Jul 02
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