|1861 Stamps of Sardinia used
for Italian consular mail in Alexandria.
20 Cmi; 40 Cmi
Sasonne R 3
Original stamps of Sardinia, 1855/1863 Michel 12/13
" DA ALESSANDRIA D'EGITTO "
Before the opening of the Italian consulate, the consul used stamps from Sadinia and shipped the mail with British steamers. Mail was canceled in Modane, at the French/Italian border.