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Egypt continued...

British Post Offices » Suez continued...
Lot Symbol Catalog No. Descrip Opening
20078   image1869 (22.10) Envelope from Cairo to Salisbury, England, a double weight letter only franked with Great Britain 6d stamp to pay the single weight, tied “B02” and SUEZ / OC 22 69 circular datestamp, manuscript in blue ‘Insufficient’ - extra charge of 1/- (double missing 6d) to pay, circular ‘more to pay’ cachet applied at Suez, backstamped circular datestamp in red LONDON / OC 31 69 and SALISBURY / NO 1 69 circular datestamp in black, a rare cover full of character (Image 1)

Estimate. € 500

Currently (SAN)...€ 500.00
Closing..Oct-28, 02:00 AM
20079   image1872 (11.2) Mourning envelope from Suez to London with eight 1858-79 1d red pl.140, tied by “B02”, paying the 8d rate via Brindisi, with SUEZ / FE 11 72 circular datestamp alongside and LONDON / PAID circular datestamp below, a very attractive and scarce franking (Image 1)

Estimate. € 1,200

Currently (SAN)...€ 1,200.00
Closing..Oct-28, 02:00 AM
20080   image1873 (22.12) Incoming cover from Bombay to Cairo via the British Post Office in Suez, franked India 2a + 4a tied Bombay duplex, with Egyptian Suez arrival & British Post Office SUEZ / JA 4 74 circular datestamp alongside, plus handstamp “2” piaster tax indicating insufficient payment, as rate from India was 8a, Cairo arrival backstamp, fine and scarce (Image 1)

Estimate. € 200

Currently (SAN)...€ 200.00
Closing..Oct-28, 02:00 AM
20081   image1874 (14.11) Envelope from Suez to England with GB 1873-80 1s pair tied by ms "Paid" and cancelled by "B02" numerals with SUEZ "A" NO 14 74 cds below, reverse with Worcester and Kempsey arrival cds, fine (Image 1) (Image 2)

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Estimate. € 600

Currently (SAN)...€ 600.00
Closing..Oct-28, 02:00 AM
20082   image1874 (5.1) Incoming cover sent registered from Bombay to Cairo via P&0 Steamer “Hydaspes.” with 151/2a franking tied by Bombay circular dastamp and manuscript “Registered by Hajee Mirza Mohamed + Mirza Mohamed Hossean”, paying the correct rate, with British Post Office SUEZ / JA 18 74 circular datestamp, V.R. POSTE EGIZIANE of Suez, backstamped V.R. POSTE EGIZIANE of Suez and Cairo, framed REGISTERED handstamp and circular PD handstamp, opened out for display, attractive and scarce (Image 1)

Estimate. € 500

Currently (SAN)...€ 500.00
Closing..Oct-28, 02:00 AM
20083   image1875 (24.10) Foreign Postcard, usage of the 11/4 d brown card to Glasgow, Scotland, cancelled British Post Office SUEZ / OC 25 75, manuscript ‘on board S.S. “Pekin” off Suez’, card faults, scarce (Image 1)

Estimate. € 80

Currently (SAN)...€ 80.00
Closing..Oct-28, 02:00 AM
20084   image1876 (12.11) Letter from Suez to London, showing the new, lower rate of 21/2d, tied “B02”, also SUEZ / NO 12 76 circular datestamp alongside, arrival postmark LONDON / PAID / 20 NO 76, very fine and scarce Provenance: Lars Alund (Image 1)

Estimate. € 150

Currently (SAN)...€ 150.00
Closing..Oct-28, 02:00 AM
20085   image1882 (17.7) Post Card from Suez to Arnhem, Holland, written on Egypt 20 paras brown postcard, cancelled by the British Post Office SUEZ / JY 17 82 circular datestamp and the arrival cancellation ARNHEM / 27 JUL 82, the franking of 20 paras has been nullified at the British Post Office using blue crayon ‘0’ marks in compliance with U.P.U. regulation, postage due of 25 centimes (equivalent to 40 paras Egyptian) has been indicated in manuscript and a ‘T’ (taxe) mark applied, heavy file fold, the only recorded example Note: The postcard had not been posted in the Egyptian postal system but dropped in the post box at the British Consulate at Suez. Only mail franked with British stamps could be accepted, therefore the franking of Egypt 20 paras was nulllified. The post office in the British Consulate re-opened for approximately one month due to military needs in July 1882 – some 4 years after it had been closed for public use. British forces landed on 12th July 1882 in Egypt in reaction to riots and a nationalist uprising led by Arabi Pasha (Image 1)

Estimate. € 300

Currently (SAN)...€ 300.00
Closing..Oct-28, 02:00 AM
British Post Offices » Mixed Frankings
Lot Symbol Catalog No. Descrip Opening
20086   image1866 (15.12) Cover front from Zifta to Liverpool, England, with 1866 1pi lilac tied by POSTE VICE-REALI EGIZIANE / ZIFTA & MITG circular datestamp, sent via the British Post Office at Alexandria with Great Britain 6d plate 5 and 3d plate 4, tied by “B01”, also ALEXANDRIA / DEC 17 66 circular datestamp below, The rate in effect from 1 January 63 to 1 January 70 was 1 shilling per half ounce, this cover was franked with only 9d, hence the handstamp INSUFFICIENTLY / PREPAID, somewhat tatty, still a very scarce combination usage Provenance: W. Hinde (Image 1)

Estimate. € 900

Currently (SAN)...€ 900.00
Closing..Oct-28, 02:00 AM
20087   image1871 (6.4) Envelope from Magaga (in upper Egypt) via Alexandria and Brindisi to York, England, franked with Egypt 1867 Penasson 2pi tied by faint V.R.POSTE EGIZIANE / MAGAGA / 6 APR 1871 circular datestamp, the 2pi paying the inland rate to a foreign destination, in combination with Great Britain 1d red plate 119 pair + 6d plate 8, both cancelled “B01”, and ALEXANDRIA / 71 the British Post Office circular datestamp alongside, backstamped V.R. POSTE EGIZIANE / ALESSANDRIA / 7 APR 1871 transit and YORK / AP 16 71 circular datestamp, extremely rare combination usage Provenance: Emile Antonini, Samir Fikry (Image 1)

Estimate. € 4,000

Currently (SAN)...€ 4,000.00
Closing..Oct-28, 02:00 AM
20088   image1872 (2.12) Envelope Benisuef, via Alexandria to Chelmsford, England, franked by Egypt 3rd Issue 1872 2 pi. yellow tied by V.R.POSTE EGIZIANE / BENISUEF / 2 DIC 1872 circular datestamp, then to Alexandria British Post Office, where franked by Great Britain 4 d vermilion plate 12 pair, tied by “B01”, with ALEXANDRIA / DE 4 72 below, backstamped with Egyptian Post Office circular datestamp of Cairo and Alexandria alongside Chelmsford arrival (Dec 16), small cvr faults, flap missing and creases, a very rare combination franking internal double rate (over 10 grams) + external single rate (under 16 grams=1/2 ounce) (Image 1)

Estimate. € 2,400

Currently (SAN)...€ 2,400.00
Closing..Oct-28, 02:00 AM
20089   image1872 (4.3) Envelope Ismalia, via Alexandria addressed to Lady Laura Hampton in Belgravia, London, franked by Egypt 3rd Issue 1872 1 pi. red tied by “V.R.Poste Egiziane/ Ismalia” datestamps, thence to Alexandria British PO where franked by GB 2d blue and 6d violet tied by “B01” obliterator. Alexandria cds (March 4) below. somewhat tatty, a very rare combination franking (Image 1)

Estimate. € 2,400

Currently (SAN)...€ 2,400.00
Closing..Oct-28, 02:00 AM
French Post Offices » Alexandria
Lot Symbol Catalog No. Descrip Opening
20090   image1838 (17.5) Folded entire from Aleppo via Alexandria to Lyon, postmarked ALEXANDRIE / ÉGYPTE / 17 MAI 1838 circular datestamp, also with framed PAQUEBOTS DE LA MÉDITERRANÉE in black and PURIFIÉ AU LAZARET / MALTE, fine Provenance: Lars Alund (Image 1)

Estimate. € 80

Currently (SAN)...€ 80.00
Closing..Oct-28, 02:00 AM
20091   image1848 (13.4) Incoming folded entire from Livorno, Italy to Cairo via Alexandria, posmarked in Livorno 13 Apr 1848 and backstamped on arrival in Alexandria by the French Post Office ALEXANDRIE / EGYPTE / 21 - - , the letter was carried from Alexandria to Cairo by POSTA EUROPEA (Type I) and handstamped POSTA EUROPEA IN ALEXANDRIA D’EGITTO, handstamped P.D., very fine and scarce Provenance: Kurt Wolfsbauer (Image 1)

Estimate. € 200

Currently (SAN)...€ 200.00
Closing..Oct-28, 02:00 AM
20092   image1844 (7.8) Folded entire from Alexandria to Livorno, postmarked ALEXANDRIE / EGYPTE / 7 Aout 44 circular datestamp, handstamped with circular LIVORNO VIA DI MARE, arrival backstamp LIVORNO / 20 AGO. 1844, very fine Provenance: Lars Alund (Image 1)

Estimate. € 80

Currently (SAN)...€ 80.00
Closing..Oct-28, 02:00 AM
20093   image1850 (23.5) Folded entire from Alexandria to Marseille, postmarked ALEXANDRIE / EGYPTE / 23 Mai 50, backstamped in Marseille 31 Mai 50, very fine Provenance: Lars Alund (Image 1)

Estimate. € 50

Currently (SAN)...€ 50.00
Closing..Oct-28, 02:00 AM
20094   image1851 (16.7) Folded entire from Cairo via Alexandria to Marseille, France, postmarked ALEXANDRIE / 20 JUIL. 51 circular datestamp, the letter was carried from Cairo to Alexandria by POSTA EUROPEA (Type 2) and handstamped AGENCIA DELLA POSTA EUROPEA / CAIRO / 16 LUG., letter stamped with framed PAQUEBOTS DE LA MÉDITERRANÉE, very fine Provenance: Kurt Wolfsbauer (Image 1)

Estimate. € 150

Currently (SAN)...€ 150.00
Closing..Oct-28, 02:00 AM
20095   image1852 (8.7) Folded entire from Alexandria to Livorno, postmarked ALEXANDRIE / EGYPTE / 8 JUIL. 52 circular datestamp, also with the oval cachet “V.P.M.” in red, i.e. Voie Paquebots Méditerranée, backstamped LIVORNO / 19 LUG 1858, very fine Provenance: Lars Alund (Image 1)

Estimate. € 50

Currently (SAN)...€ 50.00
Closing..Oct-28, 02:00 AM
20096   image1853 (7.11) Incoming folded entire from Malta to Cairo via Alexandria, postmarked Malta Nov 7 1818 (error instead of 1853) and backstamped on arrival in Alexandria by the French Post Office ALEXANDRIE / EGYPTE / 12 NOV. 53, handstamped PD in oval in Malta, the letter was carried from Alexandria to Cairo by POSTA EUROPEA (Type II) and handstamped DIREZIONE DELLA POSTA EUROPEA / ALESSANDRIA D’EGITTO / 12 NOV, fine Provenance: Kurt Wolfsbauer (Image 1)

Estimate. € 150

Currently (SAN)...€ 150.00
Closing..Oct-28, 02:00 AM
20097   image1860 (14.12) Incoming stampless cover to American Consul in Alexandria from Pigeon Cove, Massachussets, USA, backstamped in transit in Paris 30 DEC. 60, Marseille 31 DEC. 60 and arrival at the French Post Office ALEXANDRIE / ÉGYPTE / 13 JANV 61, very fine & scarce consular item (Image 1)

Estimate. € 150

Currently (SAN)...€ 150.00
Closing..Oct-28, 02:00 AM

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