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

TYPE Vb, 1874-1876

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 grotesque; top and bottom curves are farthicker than centre.
  • D of KHEDEUIE is slender.
  • Dot is at the tip of the Arabic "re".

LINK TO PICTURE

KEHR CATALOG NUMBER

COLOR

VALUE (1984)

 

228

Abu-el-Scekuk

on pale blue

£ 4.00

 

228a

Abu-el-Scekuk

on white

£ 5.00

 

256

Abuhommus

scarlet vermilion on white

£ 5.00

 

229

Alessandria

on gray

£ 4.00

 

257

Alessandria

scarlet vermilion on white

£ 4.00

 

229a

Alessandria

on blue-green

£ 5.00

 

229b

Alessandria

on violet

£ 5.00

 

229c

Alessandria

on blue

£ 4.50

 

229d

Alessandria

on white

£ 5.00

 

229e

Alessandria

on purple

£ 5.00

 

232

Assiut

on pale yellow

£ 4.00

 

232a

Assiut

on green

£ 5.00

 

232b

Assiut

on flesh

£ 5.00

 

232c

Assiut

on violet

£ 4.00

 

232d

Assiut

on blue

£ 5.00

 

232e

Assiut

on blue-green

£ 5.00

 

233

Atfe

on bistre

£ 4.00

 

233a

Atfe

on white

£ 4.50

 

233b

Atfe

on dark brown

£ 5.00

 

233c

Atfe

on lilac

£ 5.00

 

234

Benha

on yellow-brown

£ 4.00

 

234a

Benha

on white

£ 5.00

 

234b

Benha

on lilac

£ 5.00

 

258

Benha (Roman letters)

scarlet vermilion on white

£ 6.00

 

235

Benisueff

on dull purple

£ 4.00

 

235a

Benisueff

on gray-bistre

£ 6.00

 

259

Birket-el-Sab

scarlet vermilion on white

£ 5.00

 

236

Cairo

on white

£ 4.00

 

236a

Cairo

on pale blue

£ 5.00

 

236b

Cairo

on dark blue

£ 5.00

 

236c

Cairo

on pale green

£ 6.00

 

260

Damanhour

scarlet vermilion on white

£ 4.00

 

260a

Damanhour (on azure paper )

scarlet vermilion on white

£ 7.50

 

237

Damiata

on yellow

£ 4.00

 

237a

Damiata

on white

£ 4.00

 

237b

Damiata

on brown

£ 5.00

 

237c

Damiata

on lilac

£ 6.00

 

237d

Damiata

on green

£ 5.00

 

237e

Damiata

on blue

£ 6.00

 

261

Dardanelli

scarlet vermilion on white

£12.00

 

262

Dessug

scarlet vermilion on white

£ 5.00

 

238

Economato

on magenta

£ 5.00

 

238a

Economato

on mauve

£ 5.00

 

239

Fayum

deep blue on white

£ 4.00

 

239a

Fayum

sky blue on white

£ 4.00

 

239b

Fayum

blue on azure

£ 5.00

 

239c

Fayum

blue on rose

£ 5.00

 

240

Fescne

on violet

£ 4.00

 

263

Gedda

scarlet vermilion on white

£25.00

 

264

Ismailia

scarlet vermilion on white

£ 4.00

 

241

Kafr-E1-Dauar

on blue

£ 4.00

 

242

Kafr-E1-Zayat

on lake-red

£ 4.00

 

243

Magaga

on yellow

£ 4.00

 

243a

Magaga

on olive-yellow

£ 5.00

 

243b

Magaga

on yellow-green

£ 7.50

 

243c

Magaga

on white

£ 7.50

 

244

Mahallet Roh

on brown

£ 4.00

 

244a

Mahallet Roh

on magenta

£ 5.00

 

265

Mansura (Roman letters )

scarlet vermilion on white

£ 4.00

 

266a

Mellaui (on azure paper )

scarlet vermilion on white

£ 7.50

 

266

Mellaui (Roman letters)

scarlet vermilion on white

£ 5.00

 

245

Porto-Said

on green

£ 4.00

 

245a

Porto-Said

on pale blue

£ 5.00

 

246

Roda

brown on white

£ 4.00

 

267

Rodis (Roman letters)

scarlet vermilion on white

£15.00

 

268

Rosetta (thin Roman letters)

scarlet vermilion on white

£ 5.00

 

247

Samanud

on lilac-rose

£ 4.00

 

247a

Samanud

on buff

£ 5.00

 

248

Scibin-E1-Com

on flesh

£ 4.00

 

248a

Scibin-E1-Com

on yellow

£ 6.00

 

248b

Scibin-E1-Com

on violet

£ 6.00

 

269

Scio (Roman letters)

scarlet vermilion on white

£10.00

 

231

Siut

pale mauve on white

£ 4.00

 

231a

Siut

mauve on lilac

£ 7.50

 

249

Smirne

on green

£10.00

 

249a

Smirne

on pale blue

£15.00

 

250

Sokag

on buff

£ 4.00

 

*250a

Sokag

on bistre

-

 

251

Tanta

on indigo

£ 4.00

 

251a

Tanta

on blue

£ 6.00

 

270

Teh-El-Barud

scarlet vermilion on white

£ 5.00

 

252

Telah

on blue

£ 4.00

 

253

Zagazig

on green

£ 4.00

 

271

Zagazig (Roman letters)

scarlet vermilion on white

£ 4.00

 

254

Zefte

on green

£ 4.00

 

254a

Zefte

on blue

£ 4.00

 

254b

Zefte

on azure

£ 6.00

 

255

Zejla

on pale yellow

£20.00

 

272

Zifte (Roman letters )

scarlet vermilion on white

£ 4.00

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