Lot 2440 -
Egypt, from the John Sears FRPSL Collection: Airmails: 1914 Cairo-Khartoum, Marc Pourpe experimental flight, envelope to England with large purple flight cachet "POSTE AERIENNE/L.N.A./MARC POURPE/1913-14/CAIRE-KHARTOUM", bearing Sudan 5m. (uncancelled) with Egypt 1m., 4m. tied by Heliopolis Feb. 3 c.d.s. with additional strike below, having been taken on board at Atbara and cancelled on arrival at Heliopolis aerodrome, with Cairo transit and Manchester receiving marks on reverse, the envelope a ....
Sold for GBP 3,000