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British Forces in Egypt
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Lot 7464

British Forces in Egypt, 1939 (Sept. 19), Military Censor Marking, Earliest Known Use, on cover from Marsa Matrouh to Brighton, 60m pre-Concession Airmail rate paid by six 10m King Fouad Army Post stamps (Scott #M13, one missing), tied by strikes of the "M.P.O./1/MARSA MATROUH" datestamp, late cancel (last recorded use is Sept. 25, 1939), and cover bears the earliest reported use of the military censor marking; cover flaws, affecting one of the stamps, Fine, still a great item for the Auxiliary Markings collector.
Suggested Bid $90
Realized $45.
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