EGYPT, 1866, 2pi Yellow, Bisected (4d; SG 5d; Nile Post D5bb).
Top right diagonal half, tied by blue Cairo Jul. 26, 1867 circular datestamp with additional strike at right on cover to Suez, arrival backstamp, one corner cut prior to use, cover with minor creasing, Fine and very rare, due to critically low supplies and nearing the end of validity, permission was given for 2pi stamps to be bisected in Cairo from July 20-31 and Alexandria from July 16-31, ex Gilbert, SG £2,750
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