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Stamp auction - 31 July 2019 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 31 July 2019. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 161 - Egypt
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
Used (on letter or envelope)
POST EUROPEA five early letter sheets with handstamps of Nananod, Mansura (2), Tanta & Alexandria (type 6), scarce group. £40 to 55 £72.00
  POSTAL SEALS with Gedda (in grey - very fine) Desuk, Damiata, Helouan, Samaud (faults), Smirne, Mansura, Chirga, Rosetta, Cairo, Alessandria (3) - one in green & red, Benha (poorish). Scarce group. (15) £55 to 75 £76.00
Used on piece or front
1884 20p on 5pi green with Surcharge Inverted, three M singles, one UM, also FU pair on small piece, SG. 57a. Cat. £305 (5) £90 to 110 £120.00
 Block of four
1892 SALT TAX STAMPS set of eleven to 25 piastres, each in UM block of four, superb fresh condition. (44) £90 to 120 £210.00
 Block of four
1894 20pa on 5pi green upright wmk. with surcharge inverted in marginal Plate 1 block of four M, SG. 57a, Ex King Farouk collection & one of the few plate blocks existing. Rare. Cat. £260+ (4) £130 to 150 £540.00
Used on piece or front
1916 FPO - NEW ZEALAND 2m, 3m - each block of four with Infantry Brigade NZ division c.d.s, IEF 1a block of four on piece, NZ Advanced Base Post Office c.d.s. (2 Nov 15), 1940 Centy 2d (2), 3d on piece with 1d defin & another piece, all with Egypt postage pre-paid c.d.s from PO 26 42 or 50. Nice group. (7 items) £40 to 50 N/S
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1929-35 collection of first flight covers to or from Egypt to destinations incl. Australia, Cyprus, England, India, Iraq, Kenya, South Africa, SW.A, Sudan, Switzerland, Tanganyika, 1933 Aviation Congress set M plus another set on cover with Congress pmks etc. Attractive lot written up on leaves. (20 covers/10 stamps) £100 to 130 £410.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
19th-20thC covers, postal stationery & PPC's with 1934 British Forces covers 1pi letter seal (A1) and 1pi letter stamp green, both Retta tied (A8), 1pi carmine (A9) in M block of ten, WWI & WWII censored items, sphinx & pyramid franked covers, PPC's 1894 Guerga - Cairo T.P.O, 1923 Minia - Asyut T.P.O, postmarks of Shephards (types) with pair account receipts with revenues, Luxor Winter Palace pmks, also Beau - Rivage, Grand Continental Ghesiren Palace, later multiple franked reg & express. (50 items) £70 to 90 £135.00
1938 18th Birthday £E1 fine M (appears almost UM) & another VFU, SG. 272. Cat. £475 (2) £130 to 150 £130.00
1938 King Farouk's 18th Birthday, M, SG.272. Cat. £190 £40 to 50 £46.00
1943 Birthday of Princess Ferial error Arabic '1493' for '1943' fine M (tiny trace of hinge), SG.. 289 Cat. £350 (1) £90 to 120 £85.00
 Block of four
1955-56 Gaza Egyptian Occupation 30m, 32m, 35m, 40m, 50m each in a lower left corner block of four UM, variety corner stamps with 'E' of PALESTINE omitted plus partial or full omission on the stamp above. SG.78/82var. Zeheri 48/b, 49a, 50b, 51a & 52a. Scarce group. (20) £150 to 200 N/S
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