May 2013 Auction Series – 2/5/2013 – 4/5/2013

20 lots
Lot 20017
Egypt » French Post Offices
1844-49, Two stampless covers; 1844 Entire to Malta with Alexandria French PO cds and “PURIFIE AU LAZARET / MALTE” circular cachet; 1849 Cover to Paris…
Estimate: 150 EUR
Lot 20018
Egypt » French Post Offices
1860 Cover to London by British Packet franked France Napoleon imperf 10c (six examples, one with filing crease) tied by 3704 numeral, French Alexandrie…
Estimate: 1’200 EUR
Lot 20019
Egypt » French Post Offices
1861 (Apr 15) & 1862 (Apr 28) Two folded lettersheets, the first from Cairo via Alexandria to Livorno, by French steamer “Phase” franked two 80c, with…
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 20020
Egypt » French Post Offices
1863 (Oct 19) Entire from Cairo to Bordeaux, sent to Alexandria with blue “POSTA EUROPEA / CAIRO” cds (Smith type VI), then sent via the French PO with…
Estimate: 460 EUR
Lot 20021
Egypt » French Post Offices
1866 Small neat envelope from Alexandria via Marseille to Paris, franked Egypt 1866 1pi in combination with France 1862 10c block of four, all neatly tied…
Estimate: 1’500 EUR
Lot 20022
Egypt » French Post Offices
1866 (Mar 12) Cover to France with 1866 1pi violet in combination with France 40c, French P.O. Alexandria cds and blue Atfe Vice-Reali 10.03.66 cds (Smith…
Estimate: 1’200 EUR
Lot 20023
Egypt » French Post Offices
1866 (Dec) Envelope from Cairo to Bordeaux with 1862 40c tied by “5119” dotted numeral, with Cairo French PO pearl cds alongside as well as attractive…
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 20024
Egypt » French Post Offices
1867 (Oct 12) Folded lettersheet from Alexandria to Zurich, Switzerland, via Marseille & Lausanne, by French Steamer “Moeris”, franked 40c strip of three…
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 20026
Egypt » French Post Offices
1868 (Apr 25) Folded lettersheet from Alexandria to Lyon, via Marseille, by French Steamer “Moeris”, franked 20c + 40c anchor lozenge with octagonal “ALEXANDRIE…
Estimate: 500 EUR
Lot 20028
Egypt » French Post Offices
1869 (Mar 29) Envelope from Cairo to Paris with 1862 40c orange tied by “5119” dotted numeral with Cairo French PO pearl cds adjacent, reverse with French…
Estimate: 240 EUR
Lot 20029
Egypt » French Post Offices
One of only 3 known covers with the “CANAL DE SUEZ / CHANTIER VI” cancel 1869 (May 29) Envelope sent from Chantier VI to Digoin, France, with pair of…
Estimate: 30’000 EUR
Lot 20030
Egypt » French Post Offices
1869 (Jul 2) Cover from El Gisr to France via Ismailia and Alexandria, with 1867-71 Penasson 1pi red tied by “REGIE POSTE EGIZIANE / EL GISR” (Smith type…
Estimate: 1’200 EUR
Lot 20031
Egypt » French Post Offices
1869 (Aug 25) Envelope from Ismailia to France, with 1867-71 Penasson 1pi red tied by “POSTE VICE-REALI EGIZIANE / ISMAILIA” cds, further franked with…
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 20032
Egypt » French Post Offices
1870 (Jul 6) Cover from the Diplomatic pouch from the French Consulate in Cairo, Egypt, posted in Marseille with Marseille 05.07.70 cds to Grenoble, rated…
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 20033
Egypt » French Post Offices
One of only 2 known covers with the “CANAL DE SUEZ / KANTARA” cancel 1871 (Oct 5) Envelope sent from Kantara where it was cancelled by the “CANAL DE…
Estimate: 12’000 EUR
Lot 20034
Egypt » French Post Offices
1872 (Aug 21) Envelope from Suez to France with “Consulat de France / a Suez” blue s/l hs and reverse with French Consulat circular cachet, franked with…
Estimate: 700 EUR
Lot 20035
Egypt » French Post Offices
1873 (Nov 16) Folded lettersheet from Alexandria to London, via Marseille, franked 1871-75 Cérès 30c in pair neatly tied by GC5080, with Alexandria cds…
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 20036
Egypt » French Post Offices
1874 (Jan 12) Small neat envelope from Alexandria to France, via Auch & Bordeaux, by French Steamer “Tanais”, franked 1870-71 40c and 1871-75 Cérès 80c…
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 20037
Egypt » French Post Offices
1874 (Apr 1) Cover from Alexandria sent locally franked 1871-75 Cérès 80c neatly tied by GC5080, with Alexandria cds & scarce oval “BM” (Mobile Box) alongside,…
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 20038
Egypt » French Post Offices
1874 (Apr 6) Envelope from Suez to France, with two 1870 Cérès 40c (perf. fault on one stamp) tied by “5105” lozenge, Suez “Bureau de Recette” cds alongside,…
Estimate: 500 EUR