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Lot 1487

Egypt, 1921, registered cover from Port Said to Alexandria, large size semi-official cover, bearing ten examples of 10m on 25c local surcharges (Scott #41, very scarce to rare on cover), cancelled by six "Port-Said 18 __ 21 Egypt" c.d.s.'s, each with illegible month slug; front shows boxed "R Port-Said" registry h/s, with reverse bearing Alexandria date two days later; one stamp damaged, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, rare usage.
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 1488

Egypt, 1932, King Fuad, 100m on £1 ultramarine & dark violet (Scott 167), o.g., very lightly hinged, fresh and near pristine; a lovely and scarce issue, Very Fine, only 3,750 examples prepared.
SG 188. Nile Post D128.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $96.
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Lot 1489

Egypt, 1994, 15pi Olympics issue, yellow color and green color omitted (Scott 1571 var), two upper left corner margin examples, one showing yellow omitted, the other showing green omitted varieties; includes normal example for comparison, o.g., never hinged, fresh, Very Fine, rare: only one pane of 50 found for the yellow omitted, and two panes of 50 for the green omitted.
Nile Post C1300a, C1300b; $325.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $108.
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Lot 1490

Egypt, 1999, Goddess Silakht, 30pi grayish blue, yellow & brown (Scott 1754 var), lower left corner margin block of 6, bottom stamps imperf on 3 sides, yielding two vertical strips, "P.O. fresh" o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a striking and scarce block.
Nile Post D374a.
Estimate $100 - 150.
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Lot 1491

Egypt, Postage Dues, 1886, 10pa red and 20pa red, imperf (Scott J6-J7 vars.), horizontal pairs, unwatermarked on gummed paper, o.g., fresh; 20pa couple tiny thin specks on right stamp, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 1492
P
Egypt, Postage Due, 1888, 5pi gray, imperf proof (Scott J14 var.), printed on thin paper, block of 8, position 61-64 and 71-74 (types I-II-I-II over III-IV, type III showing the variety "period after PIASTRES" at left, without gum as issued, fresh; the vertical pair of 61 and 71 rejoined, Very Fine, rare, signed C.F. Hass.
SG D70 var. Nile Post PD14, 14a.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $192.
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Lot 1493
E
Egypt, Postage Due, 1922, overprint essay on 2m scarlet, showing upright overprint as normal, o.g., never hinged; light edge toning as nearly always, otherwise Very Fine, from the unique sheet of 200 (of which a large percentage of the stamps were torn, creased and heavily foxed), signed C.F. Hass, with 1990 Charles F. Hass photo certificate.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $270.
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Lot 1494

Egypt, Official, 1907, O.H.H.S. and Arabic overprint, 2m green (Scott O3), half-sheet of 120, separated along the gutter into two panes of 60, each showing magnificent, bold, full "mirror" print of overprint on gum side, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, fresh and striking, rare multiple.
SG O74. Nile Post O3.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $168.
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Lot 1495
o
Egypt, Official, 1914, O.H.H.S. and Arabic overprint, 4m brown red, overprint inverted (Scott O10a), horizontal pair, with left stamp showing "broken H" variety, light postmark of Dawawin, fresh, Very Fine, signed C.F. Hass, with 2008 Charles F. Hass photo certificate.
SG O86a. Nile Post O13b.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $180.
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Lot 1496
BK
Egypt, Booklet, 1939, 210m Young King Farouk, complete and unexploded, comprised of two 5m panes of six plus one pane each for the 10m and 15m values each pane with control number A/38 (both 5m panes with A/37 corrected to A/38), o.g., never hinged (one stamp each on 10m and 15m panes with disturbed gum), Very Fine, choice! only 7000 were produced, a mere 350 with control numbers.
Nile Post SB14.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $204.
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Lot 1497

Egyptian Occupation of Palestine, 1959, 55m on 100m Provisional, double surcharge (Scott N72 var), a lovely bottom margin single from pane 3 (of 4), position 95, showing "55" completely printed in selvedge, o.g., never hinged, pristine, Very Fine.
Nile Post P68j var.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $84.
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Lot 1498

Egyptian Occupation of Palestine, 1959, 55m on 100m Provisional, double surcharge (Scott N72 var.), a pristine example from pane 1 (of 4), discovered showing a 0.8mm displacement, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Nile Post P68j.
Estimate $100 - 150.
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Lot 1499
P
Egyptian Occupation of Palestine, 1948, 4m to 15m (both colors), overprint trial colors (Scott N4-5, N9 var), pristine selection of four values: 4m, 5m and both 15m overprints in black and green, o.g., never hinged, P.O. fresh, Very Fine, only 100 examples of each printed.
Nile Post P4ct-P9ct2.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $132.
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