Stamps and Covers of the World

20 Dec 2006, starting at 11:00 GMT.

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lots

Egypt: 1936 Egyptian stage of first flight Rome to Addis Ababa, rated 30m.cancelled Sallum c.d.s., backstamped Alexandria, stated one of sixteen flown on this stage. (364)

Egypt: 1937-42 A range of different booklets inc. 120m. (10), 180m. (2) and 210m. (2) with stitched left or right types, etc. (356)

Egypt: 1952-65 A group of flown covers to or from Egypt with many first flights by Qantas, B.O.A.C., Olympic, Japan Air, SAS, inc. to Manila, Tokyo, London, Paris, Sydney, etc. (299)

Egypt: 1954 A complete mint collection of the 6m. Soldier stamp postal stationery cards with 25 different illustrations in green, brown, purple and blue, Chalhoub SPC43-46 scarce in full set. (352)

Egypt: 1957-61 selection of nineteen different marginal imperf. issues. (722)

Egypt: 1958-2003 An unmounted mint collection of Egyptian issues in two printed albums apparently complete for the period with commemorative sets, airs, definitives and miniature sheets, also Palestine 1958-67 and Syria 1958-61 inc. the scarce 1958 Childhood Day surcharged set, etc. (294)

Egypt: 1959 5m., 15m., 60. and 90m. airmail values, imperf. marginal examples on gummed paper. (721)

Egypt: A good collection in a carton, 1866-2000, very fine and clean; including 1866 5pa. to 10pi. with shades and perfs., 1867-71 5pa. to 5pi., 1872-75 extensive shades, 1874-75 tete-beche varieties comprising 5pa. vertical used block and mint pair, 10pa. used pair, and 1pi. mint top marginal vertical strip of three, 1879 5pa. on 2½pi. mint and used blocks, assorted covers and cards, middle period control blocks, issues from about 1920 onwards substantially complete mint and used. (779)

Egypt: An early to modern period collection in a Schaubek album, mostly very fine mint and used with many errors and varieties; including a page of Penasson and Riester essays, Great Britain used in Egypt range with values to 9d.(2) and 2s., 1898-1905 3m. on 2p. inverted surcharge vertical pair with certificate, 1914 1m. to 10m. imperforate pairs and blocks, 1923 Harrison essay range, 1923-24 5m. imperforate proof block of four, various Hotel cancellations, 1929 Birthday 5m. to 20m. both printings, 1937-44 Investiture 3m., 4m., 10m. and 20m. imperforate pairs (ex Farouk), 1938 Birthday £E1 unmounted corner example, 1939-46 30m. to £E1 all grossly misperforated, 1943 Birthday 5m.+5m. Arabic date error used single and mint control strip of three and block of six, a fine run of mint and used Miniature sheets, and British Forces issues with 1935 Jubilee. (778)

Egypt: A specialised collection of airmail issues contained in an album inc. stamps, proofs, covers, first flights, special cachets, labels, vignettes, booklets and varieties inc. 1946 30m. air with inverted overprint (B.P.A. 1957 cert.), 1933-38 imperf. Royal Printings, blocks and large multiples, etc. (469)

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