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Lot# 568 - 210-212 Auction

  • Lot# : 568 Egypt Kingdom

    Airmail 1925/45c.: The collection, largely from the late 1920's and 1930's including 1925 Egypt-Baghdad Flight, 1926 cover flown to Baghdad with 'Dead Letter Office' label applied for return, 1929 cover to Paris addressed to Tchilinghirian, 1929 Flight to Athens with label, 1929 First Flight to Crete (2), 1931 LZ 127 Zeppelin Flight covers and cards (10), 1933 cover to Kedah, Malaysia (re-addressed to Cyprus), 1929 cover to Persia, Imperial Airways Flights, 1933 First Flight to Bangkok cover, 1933 Cairo to Greece cover by KLM, 1935 Egypt-South America First Flight cover via Condor, 1935 Al Misr Flight to Cyprus, 1936 Air-Race UK-South Africa cover, 1936 'Wilson Air Line' cover from Egypt to Zanzibar, 1936 First Flight to Dakar, Senegal, 1938 cover with Tunisian Postage Dues, 1945 War-time 'Horseshoe' route cover via Lagos, ALSO incoming Flights from Argentina, Italy, Turkey etc. One or two with spotting but a scarce group (142 covers/cards)..

    Provenance: Collection of the late Adel Farid of Cairo.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,000 CHF