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Stamps and Postal History


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.
Current Bid$80
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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.
Current Bid$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 ($2,470). Nile Post BF1; $1,200 as singles.
Scott $1,400 as singles.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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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.
Current Bid$300
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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 ($2,790). Nile Post BF5, BF5a; $1,405 as singles.
Scott $1,560 as singles.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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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 ($1,430). Nile Post BF5, BF5a; $740 as singles.
Scott $800 as singles.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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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.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 608

1935, Letter Stamp, 1pi carmine, perf 13½ x 14 (Scott M8), top margin single, performations misplaced at top, falling below "BRITISH FORCES IN EGYPT" tablet, o.g., stamp never hinged, hinged in selvage only, eye-popping color on clean paper, Very Fine, a quirky variety not often seen.
SG A9. Nile Post BF10.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 609
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 ($840). Nile Post BF8, BF8a.
Scott $290 as singles.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 610

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 ($2,730). Nile Post BF9.
Scott $2,450 as singles.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 611
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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 ($700). Nile Post BF9.
Scott $825.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 612
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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.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 613
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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 ($3,750). Nile Post BF1//BF8.
Scott $2,106.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 614
E
1932, Christmas Seal, 3m black on azure (Scott M2), imperforate tête-bêche block of 4, including both the adopted design (top right and bottom left stamps), plus a rejected similar alternate design (top left and bottom right), o.g., very lightly hinged, fresh and clean; folded horizontally; stamps unaffected, Very Fine, only four exist (noted but unlisted/unpriced in Nile Post).
SG A3. Nile Post BF2.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

Among the unaccepted design's differences are a clear sky, a complete inner frame, circular shading on the turban, black spots by the camel's legs, and heavy and large lettering.

Current Bid$1,000
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Lot 615
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1932, Christmas Seal, 3m black on azure (Scott M2), full booklet pane of 20, o.g., disturbed on positions 4 & 5; rest pristine and never hinged, Very Fine, scarce thus.
SG A3; £1,000 as singles ($1,300). Nile Post BF2; $1,000 as singles.
Scott $1,150 as singles.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid$400
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Lot 616
P
1933, Christmas Seal, 3m brown lake (Scott M4), right margin block of 4, in issued color, o.g., barest trace of hinge, remarkably bright paper; full, even margins at top, left and bottom, Very Fine.
SG A4. Nile Post BF4; $600 as four singles.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 617

1933, Christmas Seal, 3m brown lake (Scott M4), a trio of varieties: the first a top left margin block of four showing the non-constant variety in position 7 (blob on left "3"); the second a misperforated position 10 single; and the last being a full booklet pane of 20; blocks with margin perforation issues or portions of selvage missing (not affecting any of the stamps); pane of 20 with oblique misplaced perforations in selvage above position 5, foxing in selvage (only), plus an odd paper/gum separation on back of position 4 (invisible from the front), Fine to Very Fine++, a nice selection of specialized material; be sure to view.
SG A4. Nile Post BF4.
Scott $1,000 as singles.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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