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British Forces in Egypt




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Lot 246
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British Forces in Egypt, Spectacular Exhibition-Worthy Collection, 1932-40. In two volumes on quadrille pages lavishly and extensive annotated throughout; opens with a brief history of the Concession, followed by each series of stamps with mint, used (including a lovely #M1 block of 15) and/or on-piece, with various plate or perforation varieties noted; Christmas Seals follow, with nice usages with red or blue rettas to be found; then come the Crown Cancels with several numerals and a #12 (in black) Mary Lloyd cover, with a binder-plus of Army Post stamps and covers; note Christmas card envelopes properly franked by 3m Army Posts, multiple and mixed frankings, Active Service covers; a nice array of Base, Army, RAF and Naval censors plus a neat green "Chief Field Censor" handstamp; destinations include Egypt (an Official envelope), Ireland, New Zealand, Palestine (!)…the list of highlights goes on and on; stamps near-pristine, with covers remarkably well-preserved on the whole, Very Fine, a must-see collection; imaged in full online. Shipping charges apply - weight 5.6 lbs.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $3,500.
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