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Stamp auction - 15 May 2018 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 15 May 2018. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 158 - Egypt
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
Used (on letter or envelope)
19thC - later covers, postcards & postal stationery, some illustrated or with crests, different c.d.s's of Shepherd's Types Alex - Summer Palace, Seriramis, National - Cairo, Cataract - Assouan, Winter Palace - Luxor, 1900 Luxor Hotel c.d.s. of Egyptian P.O, Savoy of Assouan & Cairo, Continental - Savoy, Grand Continental - Cairo and Ghesireh Palace, 1898 USA incoming cover, Cook's Tourist Office, reverse with T.P.O 'AMB ALEXCAIRE' fine strikes and clean on pages. (32 items) £130 to 150 £190.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
19thC WWI & WWII with ephemera, covers, postcards written up on leaves, range of censor marks, 1884 2½d cover to Capt. Gordon, Royal Marines, Ramleh Barracks, 1900 2d underpaid cover to Sidighber, Egypt, 4m postage due redirected to UK, many special event notices, brochures, photos, 1pi red letter seal cover, illustrated covers, Red Cross, YMCA, greetings cards, 1918 POW card to Germany, 1936 Farewell Dinner Menu for Air Marshall Brooke-Popham etc. An unusual & colourful collection. (51 items) £200 to 250 £370.00
  POSTAL SEALS collection of the orange later types with about 240 examples incl. duplication of most & includes some Sudan, also Cockrill booklet on seals. (240 approx) £80 to 100 £100.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
POSTCARDS range of 26 early cards (mainly cromo litho types) unused, attractive tourist views incl. Alexandria, Port Said, Cairo, Pyramids, Suez etc. £90 to 120 £100.00
1866-later mainly M/o.g. collection on leaves incl. 1866 5pa, 10pa & 1pi, 1874-5 duplicated range to 2½pi (4) & 5pi (2), later Pyramid types to 10pi & some later. Mixed condition. (152) £50 to 65 £66.00
1867-71 collection on leaves 5pa, 10pa (two shades), 1pi unused, 10pa, 20pa (2), 1pi, 2pi U, 1872-75 useful range U, 1879 Surcharge 5pa (2), 10pa U, 1870-1909 Pyramid types, good selection vals to 5pi, 1914 to 50m U, 1922-23 Officials 4m M, 5m, 15m, 50m U, 1926 Officials U, 1921-22 most to 100m, 1922 Monarchy most to 200m (2), 1922-24 U to £E1 (4), also £E1 M, 1925 Geographical set M & FU, Agriculture M etc. 1926 Birthday M & FU (4), 1926 Airs M & U, 1927 set to £1 (4) U, also vals to £E1 500m etc. M. 1931 Zeppelin set M, 1932 50m on 50p M & U (2), Railway set top vals U, 1933 Air set FU Aviation Congress FU, 1934 UPU set to £E1 FU, 1926-27 defins M & FU, 1936 Ex M & U, 1938 Birthday M, many commems 1939-46 to £E1 M, also plate corner blocks of four 50p & £E1, also to £E1 (3) U, 1946 Anniv M/Sheet UM (tiny tones), 1949 £E1 M, 1947 Airs M & U, Palestine 1948 set to £E1 M, also Army Post, Express Dues & Express. useful lot. (many 100's) £300 to 350 £350.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1900 5m postal stationery card to Germany illustrated on reverse view of the Nile, cancelled fine Caire c.d.s, with Coesfeld receiver. Scarce. (1) £100 to 120 N/S
1923-24 £1 Imperf pair fresh M, SG.122a. Cat. £1500 £500 to 600 £1400.00
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931-40 first flight covers (5) from 1931 Nov 13th KLM winter schedule Cairo - Athens (85 flown) with cachet, 1932 Jan 23rd Imperial Airways Regular Service Alexandria - Cape Town Springbok cover, several backstamps obverse bears '6d' postage due mark, 1933 Feb 15th Imperial Airways Cairo - Alexandria 1-7 mins, 1933 Air stamps FDC Cairo - London, 1937 June 3rd Misr Airways Cairo - Limassol (believed 77 flown), 1940 April 24th flown cover MPO E601 Cairo - Auckland bears censor cachets, 40mil airmail rate incl. 30mil Air stamp - very early usage. £80 to 100 £100.00

1932 British Forces in Egypt postal seal 1piastre Imperforate Plate Proof UM block of forty being the top half of a sheet, some minor bends affecting top two rows, SG.A1 proof. £750 to 1000 N/S
1935 British Forces Seals Silver Jubilee 1p ultramarine U, a vertical strip of three with indistinct Moascar pmks incl. variety 'short U in Jubilee' Cat. £540++ £150 to 200 £230.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1935 British Forces Seals Silver Jubilee 1p ultramarine - two singles (double rate) on a cover from Cairo to England, tied Retta cancellations in brownish purple, Cairo c.d.s. & '23' h/stamp on face (small faults on flap). £200 to 220 £230.00
1935 Silver Jubilee on UM vertical pair, the lower stamp showing broken 'U' in 'JUBILEE' SG.A10. (2) £250 to 300 £440.00
Used on piece or front
1935 Silver Jubilee seal, FU on large piece also bearing (Crown)/Egypt/Postage Prepaid/13 in red and 'ABU QIR' d/stamp. £70 to 90 £110.00
1935 Silver Jubilee 1p, fine M, SG.A10, Cat. £350 £80 to 100 £170.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
British Forces - 1935 Silver Jubilee 1p (SG.A10) tied to the reverse of a cover to Manchester by diamond cancel, with 'ABU QIR May 6' (first day of issue) and red crowned 'Egypt Postage Prepaid/13' cancels on front and reverse with additional 'Alexandria May 6th' on reverse. £300 to 350 £300.00
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1938 Nov 5th RAF long rage record flight cover Ismailia - Darwin carried by Flt. Lt Combe (L2680), addressed to Combe c/o RAF Station Richmond, Sydney, 'Officer commanding/Long range development unit' cachet, front and also on reverse (a better strike) minor faults but rarely seen (10 flown), P.P.C of planes being prepared for flight accompanies. (2) £150 to 170 £170.00
1947-51 50p & £1 each an Imperf pair on watermarked paper UM, SG.345/6var. (4) £150 to 200 £2050.00
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