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

TYPE Va, 1872-1874

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.

Same inscriptions as the other Type V with following differences :-

  • S of POSTE is well shaped.
  • D of KHEDEUIE is quite thick.
  • Bottom dot well below the level of the Arabic "re".
  • The Arabic "he" has a sharp, triangular head.

LINK TO PICTURE

KEHR CATALOG NUMBER

COLOR

VALUE (1984)

 

174

Abuhomus

on bistre

£ 4.00

 

174a

"

on blue

£ 5.00

 

174b

"

on white

£ 7.50

 

175

Alessandria

on lilac-rose

£ 4.00

 

176

Siut

on purple

£ 4.00

 

177

Assouan

brown on white

£ 6.00

 

178

Atfe

on bistre

£ 4.00

 

179

Benha

on yellow-brown

£ 4.00

 

180

Benisueff

on blue

£ 4.00

 

180a

"

on purple

£ 7.50

 

180b

"

on white

£ 7.50

 

181

Barbar

vermilion on white

£25.00

 

182

Bilbes

on blue

£ 4.00

 

183

irket-el-Sab

on gray-white

£ 4.00

 

184

Cairo

on red-brown

£ 4.00

 

184a

"

on white

£ 8.00

 

185

Damanhour

on ochre

£ 4.00

 

185a

"

on pale chocolate

£ 5.00

 

186

Damiata

on pea green

£ 4.00

 

186a

"

on green

£ 5.00

 

186b

"

on lilac-white

£ 7.50

 

*187

Desuk

on blue-green

-

 

188

Dongola

gray on white

£20.00

 

188a

"

gray on azure

£25.00

 

*189

Sezione Economato

mauve on white

-

 

190

Esna

blue on white

£ 4.00

 

191

Fascne

on purple

£ 4.00

 

192

Fayum

blue on white

£ 5.00

 

192a

"

blue on azure

£ 7.50

 

193

Gherga

brown on white

£ 4.00

 

193a

"

brown on azure

£ 8.00

 

193b

"

brown on violet

£ 8.00

 

194

Ghisa

on gray

£ 4.00

 

194a

"

on azure

£ 7.50

 

194b

"

on white

£ 7.50

 

195

Godaba

ochre on white

£ 4.00

 

195a

"

ochre on azure

£ 8.00

 

196

Ismailia

on blue

£ 4.00

 

*197

Kafr-el-Chuar

on blue

-

 

198

Kafr-el-Zayat

on magenta

£ 5.00

 

199

Karaskou

dark violet on white

£ 6.00

 

200

Kena

red on white

£ 5.00

 

200a

"

red on azure

£ 8.00

 

201

Kartum

green on white

£25.00

 

201-1

Kassala

purple on white

£30.00

 

202

Luxor

olive on white

£ 4.00

 

202a

"

olive on azure

£ 7.50

 

202b

"

olive-green on white

£ 6.00

 

203

Magaga

on yellow

£ 4.00

 

203a

"

on magenta

£ 7.50

 

203b

"

on white

£ 7.50

 

203c

"

on blue

£ 6.00

 

203d

"

on brown

£ 6.00

 

204

Mahalla

on orange

£ 4.00

 

204a

"

on brown

£ 5.00

 

204b

"

on white

£ 7.50

 

205

Manfalut

on pale green

£ 4.00

 

205a

"

on blue

£ 8.00

 

206

Mansura

on gray-brown

£ 4.00

 

206a

"

on magenta

£ 7.50

 

207

Mellaui

on gray-white

£ 4.00

 

207a

"

on blue-white

£ 8.00

 

208

Minuf

brown on white

£ 4.00

 

208a

"

blue on white

£ 5.00

 

209

Minet-el-Gam

on pale rose

£ 4.00

 

210

Porto Said

on light green

£ 4.00

 

210a

"

on yellow-green

£ 5.00

 

210b

"

on blue

£ 7.50

 

210c

"

on lilac

£ 7.50

 

211

Ramses

on salmon

£ 4.00

 

211a

"

on orange

£ 6.00

 

211b

"

on blue

£ 8.00

 

211c

"

on green

£ 8.00

 

211d

"

on rose

£ 8.00

 

212

Roda

brown on white

£ 4.00

 

212a

"

brown on rose

£ 6.00

 

213

Rosetta

salmon on white

£ 4.00

 

213a

"

orange on white

£ 7.50

 

213b

"

orange on azure

£ 7.50

 

214

Samanud

on lilac

£ 4.00

 

215

Scibin-el-Anater

on blue

£ 5.00

 

215a

"

on purple

£ 6.00

 

216

Scibin el Kom

on pale brown

£ 5.00

 

216a

"

on green

£ 6.00

 

216b

"

on blue

£ 7.50

 

216c

"

on rose

£ 8.00

 

217

Scirbin

on pale lemon

£ 4.00

 

217a

"

on violet

£ 5.00

 

217b

"

on blue

£ 7.50

 

217c

"

on green

£ 7.50

 

217d

"

on salmon

£ 8.00

 

218

Smirne

on light green

£15.00

 

219

Sokag

on pale lemon

£ 5.00

 

220

Suakin

on dark blue

£25.00

 

221

Suez

on light blue

£ 5.00

 

222

Tanta

on deep blue

£ 4.00

 

222a

"

on blue

£ 4.00

 

223

Teh-el- Barut

on green

£ 5.00

 

224

El Tel El Kibir

on dark blue

£ 6.00

 

224a

Tel El Kibir

on dark blue

£ 4.00

 

225

Wadi-Halfe

lilac on white

£25.00

 

225a

"

lilac on azure

£30.00

 

226

Zagazig

on yellow-green

£ 4.00

 

*227

Zefte

 

-

 

*227a

"

 

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