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  • Lot# : 442 Cyprus

    1934 (Dec 1): Roman Theatre at Soli, 1 pi. black & red-brown, an unused block of four, marginal from left of sheet, variety: "Imperforate Between Horizontally", fresh and very fine, superb large part og. with left hand pair unmounted og. Extremely rare, this being the sole block of four recorded Gi = £ 50'000.rnrnrn 
    Starting bid : 15,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 17,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 443 Cyprus

    1938/51: Pictoorial definitive set of 19 values to £ 1, an unused complete set perforated SPECIMEN. Scarce and very fine, large part og. Gi = £ 800.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 550.00 CHF

    Lot# : 444 Egypt Kingdom

    1800 (Nov 18): Entire letter from Bulâq, Cairo to Samanud struck with very fine "LE CAIRE" handstamp in black. Exceptional strike for this and in wonderful quality. Signed Todd AIEP.
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 750.00 CHF

    Lot# : 445 Egypt Kingdom

    1839 (May 10): Entire letter from Boston, USA to Calcutta, endorsed 'via Marseilles' and 'Overland' annotated at top right by Waghorn's Agent "a 303 / GHW" (Wheatley), struck with two line CARE OF MESSRS WAGHORN & Co. / LONDON ALEXANDRIA in black (Smith type 7) with oval red 'P-D' and Calais cds on front. Reverse with framed 'BOMBAY / Bearing' datestamp (July 10) in black and 15 rs. charge. Interesting content: "I got home about a week ago, having left the 'Brighton' at St. Helena. I returned in the Valparaiso, a faster vessel...address my letters to the care of Baring Brothers & Co. in London". Some minor acid ink faults but a good strike of a very scarce marking.rnrnrn 
    Starting bid : 3,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 8,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 446 Egypt Kingdom

    Posta Europea 1863c (Feb 24): Registration receipt form "Ricevuta D'Impostazione" dated in manuscript and signed by the Posta Europea Agent, struck at left with superb oval POSTA EUROPEA / MANSURA cachet (Type III) in blue-green. Rare and most unusual.
    Starting bid : 600.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 600.00 CHF

    Lot# : 447 Egypt Kingdom

    1867/69: Peter Smith album page with small piece bearing Egypt 1867 1 pi. red tied by 'Regie removed' "Poste Egiziane / Porto Said' cds (Aug 17, 1869) in combination with Italy 40 c. carmine tied by '234' lozenge of dots; also a stained but rare 1869 cover from Port Said to Suez, struck with "Regie Poste Egiziane / Porto Said" cds (July 9) sent unpaid and charged "80" paras due in black, backstamped with 'regie' datestamps of Ismailia and Suez.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 320.00 CHF

    Lot# : 448 Egypt Kingdom

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    1867: 5 pi. brown (Type IV), 2 pi. blue (three examples, a single (Type I) and a Type III-IV pair) and a single 1 pi. red (Type I), all used on 1869 front and part back of cover, also addressed in Armenian, mailed from Alexandria to Constantinople, tied by 'Poste Vice-Reali Egiziane / Alessandria' datestamps (May 30) in black. The second 2 pi. adhesive with some small imperfections at top, the huge franking representing a 120 gram rate at the 1 piastre 'Port-to-Port' fee or an 'honorific' franking. A spectacular cover. Cert. RPSL (2019).rnrnProvenance: Collection Maurice Burrus, RL, London, 30 Nov 1962, lot 1681; Collection Colonel J.R. Danson, RL, Geneva, 28 April  1977, lot 127.
    Starting bid : 2,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 6,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 449 Egypt Kingdom

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    1875 (Jan 6): Cover from Cairo to New York franked at 4 piastre 35 para rate via London (Jan 16) bearing 1872 typographed Penasson definitives 5 pa. brown, 10 pa. mauve, 20 pa. blue and hor. pair of 2 pi. yellow, all tied by "POSTE EGIZIANE CAIRO" cds's in black with framed PD alongside, reverse with "POSTE EGIZIANE - ALESSANDRIA" transit (Jan 6) and "NEW YORK PAID ALL" (Jan 31). On arrival also struck with red "2 / Cents" credit mark. Slightly cleaned cover, a very fine and rare four colour franking item. Cert. Todd (2011).
    Starting bid : 3,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 450 Egypt Kingdom

    1872/75: Collection of the Penasson issue with over 1'000 stamps from 5 pa. - 5 pi. values, both unused and used, separated by perforation and watermark, largely fresh and fine, some cancellation interest.rnrnProvenance: Collection Jacques Kassab.
    Starting bid : 1,200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 451 Egypt Kingdom

    1874/75; Bûlâq 5 pa. brown with three vertical pairs, all tête-bêche two with large part og. and one pair unused; 10 pa. grey with two vertical tête-bêche pairs, each with some aging, one signed E. Diena; and scarce 1 pi. red in a vertical tête-bêche pair with large part og. Small imperfections but a scarce group Gi = £ 450+.
    Starting bid : 175.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 170.00 CHF

    Lot# : 452 Egypt Kingdom

    1874/75: Bulaq definitive 2 pi yellow, a fine and fresh example, tied by "POSTE KHEDIVE EGIZIANE SIUT 3 GIU 78" to envelope directed to Paris, French rentry mark alongside, reverse with "POSTE EGIZIANE ALESSANDRIA 4 GIU 78 1" and Paris arrival cds (10 JUIN). Some edge wear, still an appealing item.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 220.00 CHF

    Lot# : 453 Egypt Kingdom

    1885: De La Rue Essay for the proposed Fiscal 20 pi., hand painted on thin brown paper, the design in green and the value and lettering in French and Arabic picked out in Chinese White. Numbered '"10" at lower right corner and dated in pencil "Dec 18, 85" at upper right. Unique and wonderful.
    Starting bid : 800.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 800.00 CHF

    Lot# : 454 Egypt Kingdom

    1887: Postal Stationery unadopted Essay for 1 pi. envelope, De La Rue archive Proof on lined card paper, 58 x 61 mm., embossed in blue as issued, showing close to selected design but with Pyramid with coloured horizontal lines and blank space on pyramid  (perhaps where numeral of value was to be inserted). Also the issued design mint and used for comparison (Nile Post SEN 1).rnrnProvenance: Collection Peter Smith, Corinphila sale 198, May 2015, lot 5678.
    Starting bid : 1,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 455 Egypt Kingdom

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    1888: Postal Stationery Colour Trial for the 1 m. brown local greeting card envelope, printed by De La Rue in bright scarlet-vermilion in issued size and design on lined card paper. Fresh and fine, and very scarce. Also two mint examples of the issued envelope (Nile Post SEN 4). Opinion Holcombe (1983).
    Starting bid : 1,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 456 Egypt Kingdom

    1901: 3 m. dull purple postal stationery card sent registered to Austria, up-rated with 1 m. brown and 1 pi. ultramarine tied by 'Caire' datestamps (22/XII) with reverse showing hand-drawn 'Bonne Année' illustration of the Pyramids with balck and white mice 'La Souris Blanche' illustration. Charming and most unusual.
    Starting bid : 100.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 457 Egypt Kingdom

    1914 (Jan 8): De La Rue 5 m. lake, wmk. Sideways, an unused block of eight marginal with pillars at base, cut from a sheet for making up Booklets (just one pane of 60 stamps was discovered), large margins all round, fresh and very fine with plate scratch between second and third stamps, unmounted og. Rare Nile Post D57bka = $ 1'000.
    Starting bid : 650.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 750.00 CHF

    Lot# : 458 Egypt Kingdom

    1914 (Jan 8): De La Rue Pictorial Issue, the set of 10 values complete, in watermarked imperforate vertical pairs, fresh and fine, large part og. with one stamp unmounted og. in each pair - extremely rare with watermark; the 100 m. pair with lower stamp showing "Double Print" error especially noticeable in the value tablet at base - this being one of just ten possible examples, the variety being unrecorded in the Nile Post catalogue. Signed Todd AIEP Nile Post D53d/D62a = $ 680++.
    Starting bid : 600.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 459 Egypt Kingdom

    1914: De La Rue Pictorial Issue, the unused Imperforate set with watermark upright, in large multiples: 1 m. sepia, 2 m. green and 3 m. orange-yellow, 4 m. vermilion, 5 m. lake and 10 m. dull blue all in matching unused blocks of 40 with inter-pane pillars at top and sheet margins on both sides, 20 m. olive, 50 m. purple and 100 m. slate all in a blocks of twelve (3 x 4) with one horizontal row on each with unobtrusive crease, 200 m. maroon in a block of sixteen (4 x 4), again with one row with unobtrusive crease, all unmounted og. An extraordinary set and extremely rare.
    Starting bid : 1,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,600.00 CHF

    Lot# : 460 Egypt Kingdom

    1914: Pictorial issue collection with 500 stamps and 156 covers/cards, with imperforates to 200 m. on watermarked paper (46) and range of Proofs on unwatermarked paper (48), issued stamps in quantity and some fine multiples incl. Plate Number examples, range of covers and Parcel Cards showing usages from 1 m. to 200 m. values, incl. delightful cover with complete set cancelled "Savoy Hotel / Assouan" in blue in first weeks of issue; Censored Mail, Registered Mail etc. Viewing recommended.
    Starting bid : 1,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 461 Egypt Kingdom

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    1915 (Oct 15): Provisional 2 m. on 3 m. orange-yellow, an unused block of ten (2 x 5), with Plate Number "1" in top margin, showing variety "Double Surcharge, One Albino" and part of the black inked surcharge appearing in the right sheet margin. Stamp No. 50 at lower right showing the plate variety "Broken Second "e" in Milliemes" from position 49 but appearing as posititon 50 due to the surcharge shift, this stamp being unique in conjunction with the albino variety. A rare and most appealing multiple, unmounted og. Unique positional piece. Signed Todd AIEP. Cert. RPSL (1972) Nile Post D63h, D63j, D63k = $ 2'725+.rnrnProvenance: Collection Dr. Abdullah Mishrick; Collection Alan Jeyes.
    Starting bid : 1,200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,700.00 CHF

    Lot# : 462 Egypt Kingdom

    1915 (Oct 15): Provisional 2 m. on 3 m. orange-yellow, an unused block of four, marginal from base of sheet, clearly showing variety "Double Surcharge, One Albino", fresh and very fine, large part og. with lower pair unmounted og. Scarce. Signed Todd AIEP Gi = £ 480+/Nile Post D63h = $ 480+.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 380.00 CHF

    Lot# : 463 Egypt Kingdom

    1915: Provisional 2 m. on 3 m. yellow-orange, a study with 132 stamps including Inverted Surcharge varieties unused and used, Broken Second "e" variety, misplaced overprints both vertically and horizontally, offset and 21 covers/cards with usages of the provisional. Scarce group.
    Starting bid : 800.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,300.00 CHF

    Lot# : 464 Egypt Kingdom

    1922: Pictorial 2 m. vermilion, the complete sheet of 200 subjects, Control B21, Watermark Reversed, with position 10 showing 'Broken Frame' variety, position 14 with 'Broken Frame at Left', pos. 69 with 'Dropped Dots', pos. 70 with EGYPT redrawn, pos. 194 with 'Pinched Left Tablet' etc., folded between the two panes of 100 but fresh and very fine with full unmounted og. A sheet of great rarity - unique as a complete sheet. Signed Todd AIEP Gi = £ 3'000+/Nile Post D66a/D66g = $ 6'000+.rnrnProvenance: Collection 'Aubeterre', Carmichael & Todd, 1992.rn     
    Starting bid : 2,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 465 Egypt Kingdom

    1922 (Oct 10): Monarchy 2 m. vermilion, the complete sheet of 200 subjects, lithographic overprint Type I, Control B22, Watermark Reversed, with position 10 showing 'Broken Frame' variety, position 14 with 'Broken Frame at Left', pos. 69 with 'Dropped Dots', pos. 70 with EGYPT redrawn, pos. 194 with 'Pinched Left Tablet' etc., folded between the two panes of 100 and right hand margin missing but fresh and very fine with full unmounted og. A sheet of great rarity - unique as a complete sheet. Signed Todd AIEP Gi = unpriced/Nile Post D79a/D79g = $ 5'000+.rnrnProvenance: Collection 'Aubeterre', Carmichael & Todd, 1992.
    Starting bid : 2,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,500.00 CHF

    Lot# : 466 Egypt Kingdom

    1923/24: Fuad 200 m. mauve, an unused pair on watermarked paper, variety "Imperforate", fresh and very fine, unmounted og. Scarce and very fine Nile Post D101h/Gi = £ 300.
    Starting bid : 180.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 467 Egypt Kingdom

    1922: Unadopted Essay by Harrisons of London for proposed £ 1 values, imperforate example, cut and pasted with vignette of Fuad in bright emerald green and frame in black, adhered to salesman's card. Fresh and very fine, a rare and spectacular Essay. Signed Todd AIEP.
    Starting bid : 6,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 468 Egypt Kingdom

    1923/24: Fuad Harrisons Proofs: 15 m. blue in a vertical imperforate pair (large arabic '5') on card paper, 20 m. in an unused block of four, imperforate on card paper, unobtrusive crease not affecting frontal appearance, and small format gummed unadopted Essays (2) for the 5 m. value printed in red brown, imperforate on gummed paper, one being sheet marginal Nile Post E227, E233a, E235.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 469 Egypt Kingdom

    1925 (April 1): Geographic Congress, 5 m. brown, an Imperforate pair on watermarked paper, of fresh colour and superb unmounted og. Rare Gi = £ 325/Nile Post C4e.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 480.00 CHF

    Lot# : 470 Egypt Kingdom

    1925 (April 1): Geographic Congress, 10 m. rose-carmine shade, an Imperforate horizontal strip of three on watermarked paper, of fresh colour and superb unmounted og. Rare Gi = £ 375/Nile Post C5b.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 420.00 CHF

    Lot# : 471 Egypt Kingdom

    1925 (April 1): Geographic Congress, 15 m. pale rose shade, an Imperforate horizontal strip of three on watermarked paper, of fresh colour and superb unmounted og. Rare Gi = £ 375/Nile Post C5b.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 420.00 CHF

    Lot# : 472 Egypt Kingdom

    1925 (April 1): Geographic Congress, 15 m. deep blue, 2nd printing, an unused vertical pair, variety "Printed Both Sides, turned 90° and fainter print on reverse", fresh and very fine, unmounted og. Scarce in such good quality Nile Post C6b.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 650.00 CHF

    Lot# : 473 Egypt Kingdom

    1925: Geographic Congress, the selection of covers (9 and two pieces and a forged cover) bearing the set of three on covers. Scarce issue on letter.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 320.00 CHF

    Lot# : 474 Egypt Kingdom

    1926 (March 1): Agricultural Exhibition, the unused set of six values, complete in matching lower right corner marginal blocks of four, all with Farouk Oblique Double Perforations, fresh and very fine, superb unmounted og. Extremely rare, just four sets thus can exist with only 1 sheet of 50 stamps printed thus Nile Post C7c/C12c.
    Starting bid : 5,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 475 Egypt Kingdom

    1929 (July 25): Airmail 27 m. chestnut with King Farouk oblique perforations, fresh and fine, unmounted og. Scarce, only 100 printed thus Nile Post A2e = $ 125.
    Starting bid : 80.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 120.00 CHF

    Lot# : 476 Egypt Kingdom

    1926: Agricultural & Industrial Exhibition and 1926 overprinted set of three, covers (9 + 3 fronts), with scarce FDC (March 1) with full set, further full set of six usages (3), commercial usages etc., overprint issue with four commercial suages.
    Starting bid : 450.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 477 Egypt Kingdom

    1926 (Dec 9): Navigational Congress, the set of three values, all with King Farouk oblique perforations, fresh and fine, unmounted og. Scarce, only 100 sets printed thus Nile Post C14b/C16b = $ 375.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 220.00 CHF

    Lot# : 478 Egypt Kingdom

    1926: Navigation Congress covers (6) with one FDC, the set used on first day of Port Fouad opening, and commercial usages.
    Starting bid : 100.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 400.00 CHF

    Lot# : 479 Egypt Kingdom

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    1926: Port Fouad, 50 pi. purple, a superb used example cancelled by 'Port Fouad' cds (Dec 21) in black. Characteristic interupted perf. at left, exceptional and scarce. Cert. RPSL (1995) Gi = £ 1'300.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 550.00 CHF

    Lot# : 480 Egypt Kingdom

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    1926 (Dec 21): Opening of Port Fouad, the set of four values all used on cover, flap missing, cancelled by neat PORT-FOUAD datestamps (Dec 21, 1926) in black. The rare high value being marginal from top of sheet. Minor aging and file fold away from adhesives but rare. Cert. ESC (1986) Gi = £ 1'700 off cover.rnrnProvenance: Themis Dacos, 1986.
    Starting bid : 1,200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 481 Egypt Kingdom

    1927 (Jan 25): Cotton Congress, the set of three values, all with King Farouk oblique perforations, fresh and fine, unmounted og. Scarce, only 100 sets printed thus Nile Post C21b/C23b = $ 255.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 150.00 CHF

    Lot# : 482 Egypt Kingdom

    1926: Cotton Congress covers (12) with FDC's (2), Congress cancels on covers in blue (4) and commercial usages.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 483 Egypt Kingdom

    1937: £ 1 bright chestnut & dark slate-green and 1933 Airmail 90 m. green & orange used on slightly distressed 1941 On Active Service airmail cover to Canada, tied by Alexandria cds (Feb 25). Cover carried on the Pacific route via Karachi, San Francisco and Los Angeles with fine Admiralty Censor in red of despatch and Egyptian circular Censor in black. Reverse resealed with Censor tape and Cairo cds (Feb 27). Despite faults a very rare example of the £ 1 value on commercial cover.
    Starting bid : 4,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 484 Egypt Kingdom

    1927 (Dec 29): Statistical Congress, the set of three values, all with King Farouk oblique perforations, fresh and fine, unmounted og. Scarce, only 100 sets printed thus Nile Post C24b/C26b = $ 255.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 150.00 CHF

    Lot# : 485 Egypt Kingdom

    1927 (Dec 29): Statistical Congress covers (9), with an FDC and sets used on covers with Special Congress cancellations (6) and two commercial usages.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 486 Egypt Kingdom

    1928 (Dec 15): Medical Congress covers (13 + 2 pieces), with FDC's (3) and usages with special Congress cancellations incl. registered covers (2) and Hotel usages (2).
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 487 Egypt Kingdom

    1929 (Feb 11): Prince's Birthday, the set of four values, all with King Farouk oblique perforations, fresh and fine, unmounted og. Scarce, only 100 sets printed thus Nile Post C29b/C32b = $ 500.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 320.00 CHF

    Lot# : 488 Egypt Kingdom

    1931 (Feb 15): Agricultural & Industrial Exhibition, the set of three values, all with King Farouk oblique perforations, fresh and fine, unmounted og. Scarce, only 100 sets printed thus Nile Post C33b/C35b = $ 255.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 150.00 CHF

    Lot# : 489 Egypt Kingdom

    1931 (April 9): 50 m. on 27 m. chestnut & 100 m. on 27 m. chestnut, each used on individual pieces, each cancelled by fine strikes of "SUEZ / GRAF ZEPPELIN" cds in black. Exceptional and very rare. Signed Todd AIEP Sieger 105Dx+105Dy.
    Starting bid : 1,200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 490 Egypt Kingdom

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    'Suez' Zeppelin 1931 (April 9): Postcard to the Netherlands franked by Zeppelin 50 m.  on 27 m.chestnut tied by fine strike of "Suez Graf zeppelin datestamp in black, without the pyramid cachet, which indicates the card was taken after the airship returned from the Round Trip, with Friedrichshafen arrival of April 13 below. An outstanding and extremely rare item with no more than ten strikes of the 'Suez' handstamp being known (ref. Peter Smith). Illustrated in 'The Egypt Flight L.Z. 127 - Graf Zeppelin' No. 8 (1981) by Blau & Deighton on page 49. Cert. RPSL (2018) Sieger 105Dx, Michel 166AdIrnProvenance: Ex R. Jeidel collection, Cape Town
    Starting bid : 5,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 7,500.00 CHF

    Lot# : 491 Egypt Kingdom

    1932 (March 4): 50 m. on Birthday 50 pi. purple, two unused corner blocks of four, one from lower left of sheet with imperf. margin at base and perforated across at right, showing the "Wide Tooth" or blank perforation holes on positions 16 and 17 (Pane B); the lower right hand corner marginal block without the "Wide Tooth" variety with sheet margin at base and at right perforated through (Pane A); each block superb and fine, unmounted og. An extremely scarce pair of multiples (one fed into the perforating machine upright, the other inverted), see Nile Post page 221 for an explanation of their scarcity Nile Post C13.
    Starting bid : 600.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 492 Egypt Kingdom

    1933 (Jan 19): Railway Congress, the set of four values, all with King Farouk oblique perforations, fresh and fine, unmounted og. Scarce, only 100 sets printed thus Nile Post C38b/C41b = $ 500.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 300.00 CHF

    Lot# : 493 Egypt Kingdom

    1933 (Dec 20): Aviation Congress, complete set of five Farouk Imperforates, all marginal examples from left or right of sheet, underprinted 'Cancelled'. Fresh and very fine, just 50 sets printed. Rare. Signed Todd AIEP Nile Post C42a/C46a.
    Starting bid : 1,100.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 494 Egypt Kingdom

    1933 (Dec 20): Aviation Congress, the set of five values, all with King Farouk oblique perforations, fresh and fine, unmounted og. Scarce, only 100 sets printed thus Nile Post C42b/C46b = $ 500.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 400.00 CHF

    Lot# : 495 Egypt Kingdom

    1936/37: Definitive set of seven values from 1 m. to 20 m. bright blue, all with King Farouk oblique perforations, fresh and fine, unmounted og. Scarce, only 200 full sets printed thus Nile Post D129b/D135b = $ 240.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 496 Egypt Kingdom

    1936 (Feb 15): Agricultural & Industrial Exposition, the set of five values, all with King Farouk oblique perforations, fresh and fine, unmounted og. Scarce, only 100 sets printed thus Nile Post C61b/C65b = $ 425.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 300.00 CHF

    Lot# : 497 Egypt Kingdom

    1936 (Dec 22): Anglo-Egyptian Treaty, the set of three values, all with King Farouk oblique perforations, fresh and fine, unmounted og. Scarce, only 200 sets printed thus Nile Post C66b/C68b = $ 300.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 140.00 CHF

    Lot# : 498 Egypt Kingdom

    1937/44: Boy King 20 m. pale blue, a complete sheet of 100 subjects, Control A42, with variety Watermark Inverted, fresh and very fine, unmounted og. Believed to be the sole complete sheet now extant. Signed Todd AIEP Gi = unlisted/Nile Post D145a = $ 1'000+.rnrnProvenance: Collection 'Aubeterre', Carmichael & Todd, 1992.
    Starting bid : 1,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 499 Egypt Kingdom

    1937/44: Boy King Booklet blocks: unused blocks of twelve (all 6 x 2) from the Booklet sheets of 60, with the 5 m. red-brown (2 blocks, one with Palace cartouche on reverse), 6 m. green, 15 m. brown-purple and 20 m. pale blue, all fresh and very fine, unmounted og. A scarce group, the higher values being particularly elusive.
    Starting bid : 800.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 500 Egypt Kingdom

    1938 (Jan 20): Wedding of King Farouk and Queen Farida, 5 m. red-brown, an unused example, marginal from right of sheet, showing Farouk Oblique Perforations, fresh and fine, unmounted og. Rare - just 50 stamps printed thus Nile Post C75b.
    Starting bid : 800.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 800.00 CHF

    Lot# : 501 Egypt Kingdom

    1938 (Jan 26): cotton Congress, the set of three values, all with King Farouk oblique perforations, fresh and fine, unmounted og. Scarce, only 100 sets printed thus Nile Post C76b/C78b = $ 255.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 502 Egypt Kingdom

    1938 (Feb 11): King Farouk's 18th Birthday, £ 1 green & brown, imperforate examples (2) showing vignette only in brown and further example with frame only in green, each on watermarked paper, full unmounted og. Just 25 pairs of this variety possible with 50 printed of the frame only and just 25 printed of the vignette only. Extremely rare Nile Post C82d+C82e.
    Starting bid : 16,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 503 Egypt Kingdom

    1938 (Feb 11): King Farouk's 18th Birthday, £ 1 sepia & green, an unused example, marginal from right of sheet, showing Farouk Oblique Perforations, fresh and fine, unmounted og. Rare - just 50 stamps printed thus Nile Post C82c.
    Starting bid : 5,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 504 Egypt Kingdom

    1937/46: Boy King issue: Farouk Imperforates for 1 m. - 10 m. values, 15 m., 20 m. pale blue, higher vaalues with 30 m. in grey and in olive-green, 40 m., 50 m., 100 m., 200 m. and 50 pi. sepia & green; fresh and fine unused. A scarce group just 200 printed of the 30 m. in grey and 400 of the 50 pi. Nile Post D136b/D142b+D144b/D145b+D1467d/D153a.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 220.00 CHF

    Lot# : 505 Egypt Kingdom

    1939/40: Young King Farouk 50 p. sepia & green and £ 1 sepia & blue, unused examples, marginal from base of sheet each showing part centre-line cross in margin, variety "Imperforate" on watermarked paper, fresh and very fine, unmounted og. Rare - just 50 examples of the 50 p. imperforate are known, only 100 were printed of the £ 1 value Nile Post D153b+D154d.
    Starting bid : 2,400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 506 Egypt Kingdom

    1940 (April 5): Young King Farouk £ 1 sepia & blue, unused "Imperforate Frame Only" example in blue on watermarked paper, matched with "Imperforate Vignette Only" example in sepia, both marginal examples from left of the sheet, fresh and very fine, unmounted og. Rare Nile Post D154e+D154f.
    Starting bid : 2,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 507 Egypt Kingdom

    1941/46: Airmail set of four values, all with King Farouk oblique perforations, fresh and fine, unmounted og. Scarce, only 200 sets printed thus Nile Post A24c/A27c = $ 150.
    Starting bid : 100.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 120.00 CHF

    Lot# : 508 Egypt Kingdom

    1944 (April 28): King Fuad Anniversary, 10 m. purple, an unused horizontal pair, variety "Imperforate" on watermarked paper, fresh and very fine, one stamp superb large part og. the other unmounted og. Scarce, just 100 stamps printed thus Nile Post C92a.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 500.00 CHF

    Lot# : 509 Egypt Kingdom

    1944 (April 28): King Fuad Anniversary, 10 m. purple, an unused block of four, marginal from top of sheet, with Farouk Oblique Perforations, fresh and very fine, unmounted og. Rare, just 100 stamps printed thus Nile Post C92c.
    Starting bid : 800.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 510 Egypt Kingdom

    1945 (Feb 10): King Farouk's 25th Birthday, 10 m. violet, an unused horizontal pair, variety "Imperforate" on watermarked paper, fresh and very fine, unmounted og. Rare, just 100 stamps printed thus Nile Post C93a.
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 511 Egypt Kingdom

    1945 (Feb 10): King Farouk's 25th Birthday, 10 m. violet, an unused horizontal pair, marginal from left of sheet, Farouk Imperforate printing underprinted "Cancelled". Rare and fine, just 50 stamps printed thus. Signed Todd AIEP Nile Post C93b.
    Starting bid : 600.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 512 Egypt Kingdom

    1945 (Feb 10): King Farouk's 25th Birthday, 10 m. violet, an unused block of four, marginal from base of sheet, with Farouk Oblique Perforations, fresh and very fine, unmounted og. Rare, just 100 stamps printed thus Nile Post C93c.
    Starting bid : 800.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 513 Egypt Kingdom

    1945 (March 2): Khedive Ismail Pasha Anniversary, 10 m. olive-green, an unused block of four, marginal from the upper right corner of the sheet, Farouk Imperforate underprinted "Cancelled", fresh and very fine. A rare and exceptional multiple, just 50 stamps printed thus. Signed Todd AIEP Nile Post C94a.
    Starting bid : 1,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 514 Egypt Kingdom

    1945 (March 2): Khedive Ismail Pasha Anniversary, 10 m. olive-green, an unused block of four, marginal from the lower left corner of the sheet, with Farouk Oblique Perforations, fresh and very fine, unmounted og. Rare, just 100 stamps printed thus Nile Post C94b.
    Starting bid : 800.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 515 Egypt Kingdom

    1946 (Jan 10): Visit of the King of Saudi Arabia, 10 m. green, with King Farouk oblique perforations, fresh and fine, unmounted og. Scarce, only 100 printed thus Nile Post C97b = $ 85.
    Starting bid : 60.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 60.00 CHF

    Lot# : 516 Egypt Kingdom

    1946 (Feb 28): 80th Anniversary of the first Egyptian Stamps, the set of four values, all with King Farouk oblique perforations, fresh and fine, unmounted og. Scarce, only 100 sets printed thus Nile Post C98b/C101b = $ 340.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 250.00 CHF

    Lot# : 517 Egypt Kingdom

    1946 (Aug 9): Cairo Citadel, 10 m. red-brown & green, an unused example, corner marginal from top left of sheet, variety "Imperforate & Flag Misplaced" on watermarked paper, fresh and very fine, unmounted og. Rare, just 50 stamps printed thus: this lot would match the previous lot beautifully on an album page Nile Post C102b.
    Starting bid : 650.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 650.00 CHF

    Lot# : 518 Egypt Kingdom

    1946 (Aug 9): Cairo Citadel, 10 m. red-brown & green, an unused example, corner marginal from top left of sheet, variety "Imperforate" on watermarked paper, fresh and very fine, unmounted og. Rare, just 90 stamps printed thus Nile Post C102a.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 350.00 CHF

    Lot# : 519 Egypt Kingdom

    1946 (Nov 9): Arab League Congress, the set of seven values, all with King Farouk oblique perforations, fresh and fine, unmounted og. Scarce, only 100 sets printed thus Nile Post C104b/C110b = $ 595.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 520 Egypt Kingdom

    1947 (Feb/July): Airmail part set of nine values from 2 m. vermilion to 200 m. grey, all in vertical Imperforate pairs (less the 20, 40 and 50 m. values), all on watermarked paper, each pair showing vertical "Doctor Blade" flaws, heavily so on the 5 m. and 200 m. values. An extremely rare selection. It is believed that the 'Doctor Blade' flaws were 'ordered' by King Farouk but were not 'issued' in complete sheets. Fresh and fine, superb unmounted og. A unique assembly.
    Starting bid : 5,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 521 Egypt Kingdom

    1947 (Feb/July): Airmail set of twelve values complete to 200 m. grey, all with Farouk Oblique Perforations, fresh and very fine, with six values sheet marginal, fresh and fine, unmounted og. A scarce set with just 200 complete sets possible Nile Post A28b/A39b.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 522 Egypt Kingdom

    1944/47: Mareschal Issue, Farouk Imperforates for 1 m., 2 m., 4 m., 5 m., 10 m., 15 m., 17 m., 20 m., 22 m., 30 m., 40 m., 100 m. and 200 m. values with just 200 examples printed of the 200 m. value, all fresh and fine unused Nile Post D155d/D156b+D158d/D160e+D162c/D167b+D169b/D170a.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 523 Egypt Kingdom

    1949: Farouk £ 1 sepia & blue, an unused block of four, corner marginal from top right corner of the sheet, variety "Imperforate / Central Vignette Misplaced", fresh and very fine, full unmounted og. A great rarity with 100 stamps possible - this being from the Palace sheet Nile Post D172b.
    Starting bid : 8,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 524 Egypt Kingdom

    1948 (April 1): Cotton Congress, 10 m. olive-green, an unused block of four, marginal from the upper right corner of the sheet, Farouk Imperforate underprinted "Cancelled" in arabic, fresh and very fine. A rare and exceptional multiple, just 50 stamps printed thus. Signed Todd AIEP Nile Post C117b.
    Starting bid : 1,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 525 Egypt Kingdom

    1949 (March 1): Agricultural & Industrial Exhibition, the Miniature Sheets, both in se-tenant vertical pairs, fresh and very fine, unmounted og. Of immense rarity - the King Farouk sale at Harmers in 1954, sold two uncut sheets of Nile Post MS3 (12 miniature sheets in two sheets of six) and MS4 (16 miniature sheets in two sheets of eight), of these four original un-cut sheets, one of each remains intact. The other sheets were cut up into vertical pairs as offered here: thus only three complete sets can exist in this format Nile Post MS3c+MS4c.
    Starting bid : 15,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 526 Egypt Kingdom

    1949 (Oct 9): 75th Anniversary of the UPU, the set of three values in marginal horizontal pairs, all with King Farouk oblique perforations, fresh and fine, unmounted og. Scarce, only 100 sets printed thus Nile Post C128b/C130b = $ 375.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 320.00 CHF

    Lot# : 527 Egypt Kingdom

    1950: Helio Vaugirard, Paris 'Proofs' (No. 87), with 11 small format examples and 12 large format with the photographs from which the stamp designs were taken, fresh and fine for this.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 528 Egypt Kingdom

    1950 (Dec 27): Fuad I Desert Institute 10 m. red-brown & violet, an unused example from the top left corner of the sheet, variety "Imperforate" on watermarked paper, fresh and very fine, superb large part og. Rare - just 80 examples printed Nile Post C132a.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 529 Egypt Kingdom

    1950 (Dec 27): Fuad I University, 22 m. purple & green, an unused example from the top left corner of the sheet, variety "Imperforate" on watermarked paper, fresh and very fine, superb large part og. Rare - just 70 examples printed Nile Post C133a.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 530 Egypt Kingdom

    1951 (May 6): Royal Wedding of King Farouk and Queen Narriman, £ 1 red-brown & green, an unused example, marginal from right of sheet, variety "Imperforate" on watermarked paper, with vertical brown "Doctor Blade Flaw" at left of stamp, two insignificant natural spots on unmounted og. Rare - just 60 examples printed of the imperforate stamps and probably the same or less of the 'Doctor Blade' sheet.
    Starting bid : 2,200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 531 Egypt Kingdom

    1951 (May 6): Royal Wedding of King Farouk and Queen Narriman, £ 1 red-brown & green, an unused vertical pair showing Farouk Oblique Perforations, fresh and very fine, unmounted og. Rare, with just 100 stamps printed thus Nile Post C136c.
    Starting bid : 2,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 532 Egypt Kingdom

    1951 (May 6): The Royal Wedding of King Farouk & Narriman, 10 m. red-brown & green, Miniature Sheet with variety "Imperforate" on watermarked paper, superb and fresh, unmounted og. A magnificent example of this great rarity, just 27 sheets printed Nile Post MS5h.
    Starting bid : 8,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 533 Egypt Kingdom

    1951 (Oct 5): First Mediterranean Games, the set of three values, all with King Farouk oblique perforations, fresh and fine, unmounted og. Scarce, only 100 sets printed thus Nile Post C137b/139b = $ 255.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 160.00 CHF

    Lot# : 534 Egypt Kingdom

    1951 (Oct 5): First Mediterranean Games, the 10 m. brown value and 30 m. pale blue & deep green, top marginal vertical pairs, variety "Imperforate" on watermarked paper, the set of two values (the 22 m. does not exist thus), fine slightly browned unmounted og. Scarce, just 80 examples of each printed. Signed Todd AIEP Nile Post C137c+C139c.
    Starting bid : 1,200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 535 Egypt Kingdom

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    1951 (Oct 5): First Mediterranean Games, Miniature Sheet of three values, a Proof impression completely uncut all round and showing the Printer's guide lines, fresh and very fine, unmounted og. Extremely rare, the King Farouk 'Palace' sale of 1954. Just four are known to exist in pairs, now mostly separated from the unique sheet of eight offered in the original sale. Cert. Sorani (1980) Nile Post MS6d = $ 3'000 for a pair.
    Starting bid : 6,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 536 Egypt Kingdom

    1952 (Feb 11): Abrogation of the Anglo-Egyptian Treaty, the three values in the Miniature Sheet with variety "Imperforate" on watermarked paper, superb and fresh, unmounted og. A magnificent example of this great rarity, just 25 sheets printed Nile Post MS7a.
    Starting bid : 5,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 537 Egypt Kingdom

    1952 (May 6): Birth of Prince Ahmed Fuad, 10 m.green, yellow & blue, an unused block of four, variety "Imperforate" with watermark, marginal from base of sheet with centre-line cross in margin, fresh and very fine, unmounted og. Rare and superb multiple with just 90 stamps printed Nile Post C143a.
    Starting bid : 2,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 538 Egypt Kingdom

    1952 (May 6): Birth of Crown Prince Ahmed Fuad, 10 m. blue, orange-yellow & green, a sheet marginal horizontal pair, with King Farouk oblique perforations, fresh and fine, unmounted og. Scarce, only 100 printed thus Nile Post C143c = $ 170.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 280.00 CHF

    Lot# : 539 Egypt Kingdom

    1962 (May 6): Birth of Prince Ahmed Fuad, 10 m. green, yellow & blue, Miniature Sheet with variety "Imperforate" on watermarked paper, superb and fresh, unmounted og. A magnificent example of this great rarity, just 25 sheets printed Nile Post MS8b.
    Starting bid : 6,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 540 Egypt Kingdom

    1953 (April 20-May): Mareschal 40 m. sepia, a complete sheet of 100, Control A/52, overprinted with bars defacing Farouk's portrait, position 18 with "Tapered Bar" variety, fresh and very fine, unmounted og. An immensely rare sheet. Signed Todd AIEP Gi = £ 6'000+/Nile Post D224+D224a = $ 5'000+.
    Starting bid : 3,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 541 Egypt Kingdom

    1954 (Nov 4): Evacuation of the Suez Canal Zone, the set of two values on watermarked paper, variety "Imperforate", fresh and very fine marginal examples, unmounted og. Scarce, just 100 stamps printed thus Nile Post C151a+152b.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold
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