2020 March Egypt & Persia Online Auction – 31/3/2020

277 lots
Lot 2000
Egypt » Early Letters
1408 Entire lettersheet from Alexandria to Venice, page of writing, some minor holes around edges of original folds, in remarkable condition considering…
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 EUR
Lot 2001
Egypt » Early Letters
1724 Entire lettersheet headed ‘Cairo’ and sent to Venice dated 17 June 1724, short letter, central vertical filing crease, fine and scarce
Estimate: 200 – 300 EUR
Lot 2002
Egypt » Early Letters
1735 Eentire lettersheet headed ‘Cairo’ and sent to Venice dated 25 March 1735, red wax seal, very fine and scarce
Estimate: 200 – 300 EUR
Lot 2003
Egypt » Austrian Post Offices
1851-1884 Egypt Austrian Post offices: A study of Austrian Post Office Alexandria, set-out on eight album pages with five covers and x35 stamps, six pieces,…
Estimate: 300 – 400 EUR
Lot 2004
Egypt » British Post Offices
1870 Egypt British Post Offices: A cover sent to London franked with GB Queen Victoria 4d vermilion plate 12 pair tied by “B01” Alexandria, dated “CAIRO”…
Estimate: 200 – 300 EUR
Lot 2005
Egypt » British Post Offices
1942 Egypt British Post Offces GB Used Abroad Egypt four values to 3d King George V block of four cancelled centrally with “EGYPT/PRE PAID”, fine matched…
Estimate: 20 – 30 EUR
Lot 2006
Egypt » Italian Post Offices
1863-1884 Egypt Italian Post offices: A study of ‘ALESSANDRIA D’EGITTO’ Egyptian Post Office Abroad, set-out on three album pages with three covers and…
Estimate: 300 – 400 EUR
Lot 2007
Egypt » Egyptian Post Offices Abroad
CONSTANTINOPLE: 1875 Egyptian Post Offices Abroad: A cover franked with a 20pa slate blue and 1pi vermilion (Third Issue) tied by a “CONSTANTINOPLE POSTE…
Estimate: 150 – 200 EUR
Lot 2008
Egypt » Egyptian Post Offices Abroad
SUAKIN (SUDAN): 1897 (11.5) Envelope from written from British Officer originally in Dongola, from Suakin to London, England, franked 1888-1906 5m rose-carmine,…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 EUR
Lot 2009
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1866 Essay of Riester in four differnt colours, plus 1867 Essays of Penasson 10pa and 2pi, a scarce group (7)
Estimate: 400 – 500 EUR
Lot 2010
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1866 Essay of Riester complete set of essays in the four recorded colours showing marginal ornaments, very fine and scarce (NP $500)
Estimate: 300 – 400 EUR
Lot 2011
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1867 Essay of Penasson: 2pi green, perforated 12 1/2, fine and scarce (NP $250)
Estimate: 150 – 200 EUR
Lot 2012
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1867 Essay of Penasson: 2pi green, perforated 12 1/2, fine and scarce (NP $250)
Estimate: 150 – 200 EUR
Lot 2013
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1871 Essay of Penasson: 1pi violet, imperforated, fine (NP $100)
Estimate: 50 – 70 EUR
Lot 2014
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1871 Essay of Charles Skipper: 2pi die proof in black, very fine (NP $350), ex. William Byam
Estimate: 150 – 200 EUR
Lot 2015
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1874 Essay of Bernardi Wagner of Millan: 20pa green, imperforate sheetlet of two, depicting Sphinx at centre of three Pyramids, minor tone spots, very…
Estimate: 800 – 1’000 EUR
Lot 2016
Egypt » 1864-1906 Essays
1867 Essay of Westfehling: 5pa grey lilac, perforated 12 1/2 horizontally on one side, fine (NP $100)
Estimate: 50 – 70 EUR
Lot 2017
Egypt » 1866 First Issue
5pa to 10pi complete set of seven proofs, imperforate on unwmkd paper, very fine
Estimate: 80 – 120 EUR
Lot 2018
Egypt » 1866 First Issue
1pi claret, unused BLOCK OF FOUR, very fine for this rare unused multiple with part original gum
Estimate: 500 – 700 EUR
Lot 2019
Egypt » 1866 First Issue
WITHDRAWN
Estimate: NaN EUR
Lot 2020
Egypt » 1866 First Issue
5pi rose, in combination with 1pi claret, on somewhat taty cover from Alexandria to Cairo, a rare first issue 5 piastre usage, less than 10 such covers…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 EUR
Lot 2021
Egypt » 1867-69 Penasson
1867 Egypt Definitives Penasson Issue: A part lettersheet with a mixed Egypt / French franking sent from Zagazig 27 March 67 to Marseille bearing 2p blue…
Estimate: 1’000 – 1’500 EUR
Lot 2022
Egypt » 1867-69 Penasson
5pi brown, forgery in unused block of four, a fine item for comparison
Estimate: 50 – 70 EUR
Lot 2023
Egypt » 1874 Bulaq
1pi scarlet, single tied on 1875 cover front to Mansura by ZAGAZIG/STAZIONE cds with similar alongside, very fine
Estimate: 150 – 200 EUR
Lot 2024
Egypt » 1874 Bulaq
1pi scarlet, single tied on 1876 cover to Cairo by ALESSANDRIA/STAZIONE cds with similar alongside, very fine
Estimate: 150 – 200 EUR
Lot 2025
Egypt » 1874 Bulaq
1pi vermilion, horizontal mint nh IMPERFORATE PAIR, very fine and rare, ex. The Queen’s collection (NP $1500)
Estimate: 400 – 600 EUR
Lot 2026
Egypt » 1874 Bulaq
1pi vermilion, horizontal used pair IMPERF BETWEEN, cancelled with remainder pmk, very fine, cert. RPS (1983), ex. Peter Smith
Estimate: 400 – 600 EUR
Lot 2027
Egypt » 1874 Bulaq
1879-1881 An album page study of the “ALEXANDRIA” ‘A’ duplex Type VII-1 and 2, set out on two typed pages, including two covers, one postal stationery…
Estimate: 70 – 100 EUR
Lot 2028
Egypt » 1874 Bulaq
2pi yellow, mint top sheet marginal block of six, showing one TETE-BECHE pair, fresh, very fine and scarce (NP $700+)
Estimate: 300 – 400 EUR
Lot 2029
Egypt » 1879 Surcharges
5pa on 2 1/2pi violet & 10pa on 2 1/2pi violet, mint and used selection including inverted surcharges, mint blocks, singles some with misplaced surcharges…
Estimate: 150 – 200 EUR
Lot 2030
Egypt » 1879 Surcharges
5pa on 2 1/2pi violet, unused single showing INVERTED SURCHARGE, very fine and originally from the very rare inverted surcharged sheet, cert. C.F.Hass…
Estimate: 120 – 180 EUR
Lot 2031
Egypt » 1879 De La Rue
5pa die proof in black, ‘BEFORE HARDENING’ and dated ‘Nov 13, 1878’, some oxidisation, scarce
Estimate: 300 – 400 EUR
Lot 2032
Egypt » 1879 De La Rue
5pa to 5pi part set of six, imperforate proofs with inverted wmk, some thins, a scarce lot, some signed Holcombe
Estimate: 300 – 500 EUR
Lot 2033
Egypt » 1879 De La Rue
5pa brown, block of four, neatly tied or cancelled by pen crosses on 1880 local official wrapper to Cairo, unusual & a scarce usage
Estimate: 300 – 400 EUR
Lot 2034
Egypt » 1879 De La Rue
1883 Envelope franked with 5pa pale brown block of eight tied to back by Manzaleh 11 MA 1883 cds, further strike on front, backflap missing, rare
Estimate: 400 – 500 EUR
Lot 2035
Egypt » 1879 De La Rue
5pa pale brown, mint single showing ‘Arabic words at bottom connected’, very fine and scarce (NP $225)
Estimate: 100 – 150 EUR
Lot 2036
Egypt » 1879 De La Rue
1881 Postal History reduced printed wrapper franked with 10p pale claret, tied to front, arrival to reverse “Mansouram” 2 SE 81, horizontal filing crease,…
Estimate: 300 – 350 EUR
Lot 2037
Egypt » 1879 De La Rue
1881 Wrapper franked 10p pale-claret tied by Cairo datestamp 3rd April 81, sent locally, vertical filing creases, slit in part, rare
Estimate: 250 – 350 EUR
Lot 2038
Egypt » 1879 De La Rue
1882 Envelope franked with four 10pa pale slate tied by Alexandrie cds AVR 19 82, sent to Italy with Brindisi and Modena arrival bs, envelope heavily toned
Estimate: 100 – 150 EUR
Lot 2039
Egypt » 1879 De La Rue
10pa gray, block of eight, neatly tied on reverse of 1883 registered envelope from Minouf to Cairo, showing boxed registered hs on front, attractive and…
Estimate: 500 – 700 EUR
Lot 2040
Egypt » 1879 De La Rue
1882 Envelope franked with block of four 10p pale slate tied to back by Samanoud cds 23 MR 82, sent to Alexandrie, with arrival cds dated 23 MR 82, opened…
Estimate: 250 – 300 EUR
Lot 2041
Egypt » 1879 De La Rue
1882 Envelope franked with two pairs of 10p pale slate tied by Cairo cds 20 NO 82 sent to Vienna, embossed flap, disinfection slices, some toning
Estimate: 200 – 250 EUR
Lot 2042
Egypt » 1879 De La Rue
20pa die proof in black on glossy card (92 x 60mm), with inscription ‘BEFORE HARDENING’ and dated ‘Nov 19, 1878’, some oxidisation, scarce
Estimate: 400 – 500 EUR
Lot 2043
Egypt » 1879 De La Rue
20pa blue, neatly tied by CAIRO cds on local cover sent within Cairo, creases and stains, unusual & a scarce printed matter usage
Estimate: 200 – 300 EUR
Lot 2044
Egypt » 1879 De La Rue
1881 Postal History wrapper franked with vertical pair 20p cobalt blue tied by Port said cds, addresed to Lagazicion, vertical filing creases one affecting…
Estimate: 200 – 250 EUR
Lot 2045
Egypt » 1879 De La Rue
20pa blue, vertical pair, neatly tied or cancelled by blue cds on local official wrapper to Cairo, unusual & a scarce usage
Estimate: 200 – 300 EUR
Lot 2046
Egypt » 1879 De La Rue
1881 Envelope franked with vertical pair of 20pa cobalt blue, tied by Alexandrie cds sent to Mansoura, flap missing, vertical filing crease which has slip…
Estimate: 100 – 150 EUR
Lot 2047
Egypt » 1879 De La Rue
1879 Fourth Issue De La Rue 5p green block of six used with cds cancel, vertical crease and trimmed right side, scarce
Estimate: 150 – 200 EUR
Lot 2048
Egypt » 1884 Changed Colours
10pa green, mint sheet marginal block of thirty, fresh, very fine and a scarce multiple
Estimate: 20 – 30 EUR
Lot 2049
Egypt » 1884 Changed Colours
10pa green, block of thirty, tied on large envelope fragment, and paying the 7 1/2 piastre rate, unusual and scarce, ex. Peter Smith
Estimate: 80 – 120 EUR