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Postal and Letter Seals
 
 
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Lot 601
P
1932, Postal Seal, 1pi deep blue & red (Scott M1), two position pieces, the first a left margin horizontal pair (positions 17-18), the second a bottom right corner margin single (position 20, pane 4); left stamp of pair with small hinge remnant, other stamps never hinged, as fresh and clean as they day they came off the press, Very Fine, a pretty duo, scarce.
SG A1. Nile Post BF1.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $100.
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Lot 602
P
1932, Postal Seal, 1pi, imperf, red frame only (Scott M1), left margin block of 4, positions 13-14, 17-18, pristine o.g., never hinged, margins well clear top, right and bottom; great color as to be expected, Very Fine, a stunning position piece multiple.
SG A1. Nile Post BF1; $1,000 as four singles.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $300.
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Lot 603

1932, Postal Seal, 1pi deep blue & red (Scott M1), full booklet pane of 20, including the booklet's exploded covers and interleaving, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine for such a tight-margined issue, a spectacular showpiece.
SG A1; £1,900 as singles ($2,530). Nile Post BF1; $1,200 as singles.
Scott $1,400 as singles.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $950.
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Lot 604
S
1934, Letter Stamp, 1pi carmine, perf 14½ x 14 (Scott M5), overprinted "Harrison's Specimen" in two lines; used by salesmen for demonstration purposes; removed from the 1999 discovery presentation board, with paper pulled from the board still affixed at left of stamp (extending beyond the perforations, which are all present and sound), Very Fine, only four examples exist.
SG A7. Nile Post BF5; $750.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $1,400.
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Lot 605

1934, Letter Stamp, 1pi carmine, perf 14½ x 14 (Scott M5), block of 39, entire printer's pane, with top row of blank stamp-sized labels, less the top left label and stamp immediately below; includes 38 normal stamps, plus the Nile Post-listed "unjoined P" variety at position 17, o.g., stamps never hinged, hinged in selvage only, perfect centering, Very Fine, extremely scarce as an uncut sheet.
SG A7; £2,145 as singles ($2,850). Nile Post BF5, BF5a; $1,405 as singles.
Scott $1,560 as singles.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $1,300.
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Lot 606
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1934, Letter Stamp, 1pi carmine, perf 14½ x 14 (Scott M5), full booklet pane of 20, Frame B, exhibiting the wide tooth at the top sides of each stamp, plus the Nile Post-listed "unjoined P" variety at position 17, o.g., rows 1 & 5 hinged, rows 2-4 never hinged, as fresh as they come, Fine to Very Fine.
SG A7; £1,100 as singles ($1,460). Nile Post BF5, BF5a; $740 as singles.
Scott $800 as singles.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $600.
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Lot 607
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1934, Letter Stamp, 1pi green (Scott M7), Frame A, full booklet pane of 20, with margin inscribed, "Certified that this book was the first one issued of the Green labels. H.F. Ware Capt/5.12.1934 oic [?] Issues", o.g., top right stamp and selvage hinged; remaining 19 stamps never hinged, Very Fine, ex-Hobbs.
SG A8; £150 as singles ($200). Nile Post BF7; $80 as singles.
Scott $120 as singles.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $400.
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Lot 608
BK
1935, Letter Stamp, 1pi carmine, perf 13½ x 14 (Scott M8), complete unexploded booklet, second printing, with extra perforating pin added to comb, resulting in 13 holes vertically; Frame A, booklet #2281, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, scarce as a complete booklet.
SG A9; £650 as singles ($860). Nile Post BF8, BF8a.
Scott $290 as singles.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $300.
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Lot 609

1935, Silver Jubilee, 1pi ultramarine (Scott M9), block of 4, plus three singles, presented and plated on exhibition page, o.g., lightly hinged, Very Fine, the block particularly so.
SG A10; £2,100 as singles ($2,790). Nile Post BF9.
Scott $2,450 as singles.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $950.
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Lot 610
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1935, Silver Jubilee, 1pi ultramarine (Scott M9), 3 singles, one on piece, each Frame B; presented and plated on exhibition page, Very Fine.
SG A10; £540 ($720). Nile Post BF9.
Scott $825.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $550.
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Lot 611
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1935, Silver Jubilee, 1pi ultramarine (Scott M9 var), "Broken U" variety, Frame B, position 8 (dot above "E" of "FORCES"); portions of two very light cancels, unpriced in Scott or Gibbons ($275/£180 used for normal #M9), Very Fine.
SG A10 var. Nile Post BF9a.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $200.
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Lot 612
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1932-35, Postal & Letter Seals Collection (Scott M1//M8), mounted and fully annotated on 15 exhibition pages (all of which are available to view on our website); platings, printings, cancels, multiples…they're all here; a few highlights include a full booklet pane of #M1 used, a block of 39 #M7 (full press sheet, less one stamp and one blank label), piece with #M7 improperly used on cover front, etc., Very Fine, a great compilation of material; be sure to view.
SG A1//A9; £2,887 ($3,840). Nile Post BF1//BF8.
Scott $2,106.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $950.
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Lot 613

1936 (Mar. 3), Letter Stamp, 1pi carmine Bisect, on cover from Faggala to Cairo, a philatelic cover with improper use of the 1pi (Scott #M5) bisected to pay the 5m internal letter rate; stamp tied by one of two crystal-clear strikes of bilingual Faggala bridge-type c.d.s.; reverse with next-day Cairo receiver, should have been charged postage due, as the Letter Seals were valid only on mail to the UK and Irish Free State; split open for display, Very Fine, one of four bisect covers known (two with vertical bisects, two diagonal).
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $1,200.
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Lot 614

1935, Silver Jubilee, 1pi ultramarine, pair of First Day Covers (Scott M9), both properly franked (and black retta-cancelled) and endorsed, with bilingual Abu Qir 6 MA 35 datestamp; one with Crown Cancel #13, the other Crown Cancel #14 (both in use at Abu Qir), Very Fine, scarce; May 6 was a service holiday, with letterboxes cleared only once in the morning and mail processed in the afternoon; covers posted later in the day were processed on May 7.
SG A10. Nile Post BF9.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $900.
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Lot 615

1935 (May 7), Silver Jubilee, 1pi ultramarine Second Day Cover, to Stratford-on-Avon (Scott M9 var), cover properly franked on reverse, with stamp cancelled by bold strike of black retta; front bears Crown Cancel #23 and M.P.O. Cairo datestamp, unpriced (Gibbons £270 on cover for normal #A10), Very Fine, the owner's research indicated Second Day Covers are scarcer than First Days.
SG A10 var. Nile Post BF9a.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 616

1935 (?), Silver Jubilee, 1pi ultramarine, on cover to Sheffield (Scott M9), stamp properly placed and black retta-cancelled on reverse; red Crown Cancel #22 on front, with M.P.O. datestamp missing; most likely mailed at Cairo, though #22 was used at Alexandria from Nov. 1, 1935; cover slit open for display, Very Fine, a nice postal history oddity.
SG A10; £270 on cover ($360). Nile Post BF9.
Scott $275 as used single.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $160.
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