1866, 1 pi lilac perf 13 x 12 1/2 as single franking tied to folded letter by blue POSTE VICE REALI EGIZIANE CAIRO 16 NOV 66 paying the internal rate to Alexandria where the letter entered the Italian mail system and Italy 60 cmi. lilac were affixed and tied by ”234” dotted numeral with accompanying ALESSANDRIA D`EGITTO POSTE ITALIANE c.d.s. alongside. Transit cancels of Brindisi and Livorno arrival postmark on backside. Scarce and attractive combination cover!