Lot 53137 – Egypt » 1936-1952 King Farouk Definitives

1942 Italian Occupation of Siwa Oasis: “OASI DI SIWA / OCCUPAZIONE / MILITARE / ITALIANA” ovpt set

1942 Italian Occupation of Siwa Oasis: The unauthorised set of ten Young Farouk 1m to 20 m in mint nh marginal blocks of four overprinted with “OASI DI SIWA / OCCUPAZIONE / MILITARE / ITALIANA”, made when the Italian Army occupied the oasis and captured stamps were found by a Lieutenant in the Atiete Division from Bologna who was an ardent philatelist, odd tone spot, very rare (the first set that we have offered),

Note: See P. Smith book p.810. A set of singles was sold for €2’800 plus hammer in the sale of Peter Smith’s collection

Estimate 10’000 EUR
Auction date Fri 7 Dec 2018 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)

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