Egypt


Catalog: Drummond OS2, Feltus 1

Date issued: 1906, EKU July 13, 1908

Printing: Black on cream

Perforation: 12

Inscription: Bilingual English/Arabic "EGYPT/ FOUND / OPEN / AND / OFFICIALLY / SEALED"

Control Number: None

Description: Two first issue Egyptian seals repair 1909 cover from London to Cairo. Alexandria datestamps of 28 July tie both seals.

This is the only known 1906 issue cover reported thus far.

Courtesy of Jim Kotanchik by permission.


Catalog: Drummond OS4, Feltus 3

Date issued: 1913, EKU June 11, 1914

Printing: Black on cream

Perforation: 12

Inscription: Bilingual English/Arabic "EGYPT./ FOUND / OPEN / AND / OFFICIALLY / SEALED."

Control Number: None

Description: Stampless 1919 British Egyptian Expeditionary Force "On Active Service" cover from A.P.O. SZ 20 at Ludd Junction, Palestine to Cairo, Egypt with two 3rd type Egyptian official seals affixed to backflap. Cairo transit cancel of Jan 12th on reverse. Seals cancelled with black "DELIVERY / CAIRO" datestamps of Jan 13th.

One of 5 recorded perf 12 1913 issue covers.



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