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Stamp auction - 10 March 2011 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 10 March 2011. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 138 - Egypt
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
Used (on letter or envelope)
1840's-60's 'Posta Europea' covers with office cachets of Alexandria, Tanta & Cairo. Elusive forerunners. (7) £80 to 100 £80.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
Miscellany incl. 1871 E (roughly opened) to UK with GB 4d pair & 6d cancelled by Alexandria's 'BO1' obliterator, 1867 Cairo - Alexandria E with 1pi stamp, 1880 1pi cover to USA with fine Alexandria duplex & US 'FORWARDED', Austrian PO in Alexandria E to Fiume plus 1939 censored E with very elusive large format 3m Army Post stamp ex MPO E60. (5) £120 to 150 £165.00
729   Used (on letter or envelope)
20thC Assembly of covers, postcards, postal stationery & pieces (damaged not counted) with British Forces postal seal covers - 1932 postal seal (2) 3m vermillion Christmas seal 1p green & 1p carmine mainly Retta tied, later Fuad, Farouk 10m covers, with later modern covers, some contents (41), interesting pmks overall. (64) £40 to 50 £100.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
WWII - EGYPT/PREPAID c.d.s. on covers incl. enigmatic '*' code, plus 18, 35, 37, 40, 55, 63, 80, 97 & 137 incl. mail to India, RAF censors & Christmas air letters (2 types). (14) £60 to 75 N/S
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