THE I n t e r p o s t a l  S e a l s OF EGYPT:1864-1892

TYPE V, January 1871.

Inscribed, POSTE KHEDEUIE EGIZIANE in colorless letters around the top arch of a circular panel against a background of fine cross-hatching. At bottom arch of same circular panel is the name of the town, in colored letters against a white background. In centre, in colored Arabic letters against a background of fine vertical lines is Busta/Khedywieh/Masrieh. (Meaning “ Khedival Egyptian Post” 39 mm in diameter.

the type v is differentiated from types v a, b, c, and d by the heavy lettering of arabic used on town names. other differentiators are note by Kehr at right.

LINK TO PICTURE

KEHR CATALOG NUMBER

COLOR

VALUE (1984)

 

155

Alessandria

on lilac-rose

£ 4.00

 

156

Birket-el-Sab

on lavender

£ 4.00

 

157

Costantinopoli

red on white

£ 8.00

 

157a

"

red on greenish

£10.00

 

158

Damanhour

on ochre-brown

£ 4.00

 

159

Dardanelli

on lemon

£10.00

 

*159a

"

on green

 

 

160

Sezione Economato

violet on white

£ 8.00

 

161

Galiub

on red-brown

£ 4.00

 

161a

"

on magenta

£ 7.50

 

161b

"

on gray-brown

£ 4.00

 

*162

Kilometro 83

on blue

 

 

163

Ismailia

on blue

£ 4.00

 

164

Latachia

vermilion on white

£10.00

 

164a

"

vermilion on azure

£12.00

 

165

Mersina

red on white

£10.00

 

165a

"

red on greenish

£15.00

 

165b

"

red on lilac

£15.00

 

166

Minia

on light blue

£ 4.00

 

166a

"

on dark blue

£ 5.00

 

167

Minuf

pale blue on white

£ 4.00

 

167a

"

blue on white

£ 4.00

 

167b

"

blue on azure

£ 7.50

 

168

Ramle

on white

£ 4.00

 

168a

"

on bistre

£ 6.00

 

169

Roda

on white

£ 4.00

 

170

Rosetta

orange on white

£ 5.00

 

171

Serapoum

on blue

£ 4.00

 

172

Tripoli

deep olive on white

£ 8.00

 

172a

"

gray-green on white

£12.00

 

173

Zagazig

on yellow-green

£ 4.00

 

173a

"

on blue

£ 7.50

 

173b

"

on deep green

£ 5.00

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