lot # 6371 - brit. colonies egypt kingdom
Suez Canal Company 1868 (July): 20 c. blue, a used example, with large margins all round, cancelled by bold strike of SUEZ circle of dots handstamp in blue, attributed to Suez in Ringström & Tester (page 74) and Peter Smith (page 703). Three small ink spots from address also on the stamp. A very scarce stamp in used condition, an exceptional usage. Signed Bloch. Cert. Todd (2019) Gi = £ 500.
Catalogue 261: Stamp Issuing Steamship Companies