Lot# 333 - Auction 227-233
1866/1941: Postal History selection on leaves with 1892 Newspaper usages (5) franked at 2 m,, 4 m. and 7 m. rates, 1894 GB ½ d. postal stationery reply-card used back to England with DLR 2 m. green from Cairo, 1905 cover from Komombu franked 5 m. carmine, underpaid to Töss, Switzerland and taxed with Swiss 1883 Postage Due 20 c. (2), 50 c. and scarce 100 c. on arrival; 1910 wrapper from German School in Alexandria to Mainz with 2 m. green, underpaid and taxed 25 pf. in mss. with boxed "T/30c," in black below; 1915 cover franked GB 1 d. red from Brighton and much re-addressed to a Soldier in Egypt with PRESENT LOCATION UNCERTAIN in violet and 'Sick' in manuscript and 'Officially Sealed in the Post Office' at right, 1917 cover franked 10 m. used from Dawawin to Amsterdam with oval framed "L.O." handstamp in purple which this describer cannot identify, 1920 cover from Southampton franked 1½ d. brown addressed to the Siam Consul General in Egypt and struk with "Return To Sender" cachet in red; 1922 Monarchy 5 m. strip of three on 1923 cover showing rare FOUND IN LETTER BOX tri-lingual cachet in black; 1923 cover with 25 m. franking sent registered / AR from Taftish Attia with 'T' mark used in error and deleted; 1924 French P.O. Insured letter to Grenoble, 1926 cover from Syria taxed with Postage Due 4 m. green pair and scarce 10 m. lake on arrival and 'Unclaimed' and 'Return to Sender' cachet, 1941 Afrika Corps illustrated cards (2) etc. A remarkably interesting selection (30 items).
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 360 CHF
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