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

TYPE Vd, 1878-1879

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

  • Arabic "EH" is almost  round
  • Dot is at tip of Arabic "re"
  • The Arabic "re" has a knee where it joins the "saad".

LINK TO PICTURE

KEHR CATALOG NUMBER

COLOR

VALUE (1984)

 

325

Abuhomus

on bistre

 

 

325a

"

on slate

 

 

325b

"

on green

 

 

326

Alessandria

on lilac-rose

 

 

326a

"

on lilac

 

 

326b

"

on buff

 

 

326c

"

on slate

 

 

327

Siut

purple on white

 

 

327a

"

purple on azure

 

 

328

Assouan

brown on white

 

 

328a

"

brown on rose

 

 

328b

"

brown on greenish

 

 

329

Atfe

on bistre

 

 

329a

"

on green

 

 

330

Benha

on yellow-brown

 

 

330a

"

on brown

 

 

330b

"

on gray-green

 

 

331

Benisuef

on gray-white

 

 

331a

"

on gray-green

 

 

332

Barbar

vermilion on white

 

 

333

Bilbes

on blue

 

 

334

"

on gray-white

 

 

335

Cairo

on red-brown

 

 

335a

"

on white

 

 

336

Damanhour

on ochre brown

 

 

336a

"

on chocolate

 

 

337

Damiat

on pea green

 

 

337a

"

on purple

 

 

338

Dongola

gray-brown on white

 

 

339

Sezione Economat

violet on white

 

 

340

Esna

blue on white

 

 

340a

"

dark blue white

 

 

341

Fayum

blue on white

 

 

342

Fascne

on purple

 

 

343

Gherga

brown on white

 

 

344

Ghisa

on azure

 

 

344a

"

on slate blue

 

 

344b

"

on violet

 

 

344c

"

on blue

 

 

345

Godaba

ochre-yellow on white

 

 

346

Ismailia

on blue

 

 

347

Kafr-El-Zayat

on magenta

 

 

348

Karaskou

dark violet on white

 

 

349

Kassala

on bright mauve

 

 

350

Kena

vermilion on white

 

 

350a

"

vermilion on greenish

 

 

351

Kartum

green on white

 

 

352

Luxor

olive on white

 

 

353

Magaga

on yellow

 

 

354

Mahalla

on yellow-orange

 

 

354a

"

on ochre-yellow

 

 

354b

"

on deep orange

 

 

354c

"

on dull green

 

 

355

Manfalut

on green

 

 

356

Mansura

on gray-brown£

 

 

356a

"

on gray-white

 

 

357

Mellaui

on gray

 

 

357a

"

on gray-blue

 

 

357b

"

on blue

 

 

357c

"

on bright blue

 

 

358

Minuf

blue on white

 

 

358a

"

brown on white

 

 

359

Minet-E1-Gam

on rose-white

 

 

360

Porto Said

on green

 

 

361

Ramses

on salmon

 

 

362

Roda

chocolate on white

 

 

362a

"

chocolate on rose

 

 

363

Rosetta

salmon on white

 

 

363a

"

orange on white

 

 

364

Samanud

on lilac-rose

 

 

364a

"

on lilac

 

 

364-1

Scibin-El-Anater

on pale blue

 

 

364-la

"

on dark blue

 

 

365

Scibin El Kom

on pale brown

 

 

366

Scirbin

on pale lemon

 

 

366a

"

on lilac-rose

 

 

366b

"

on white

 

 

366c

"

on pale green

 

 

367

Smirne

light green on white

 

 

367a

"

pale blue on white

 

 

368

Sokag

on pale lemon

 

 

368a

"

on brown

 

 

368b

"

on green

 

 

369

Suakin

on blue

 

 

370

Suez

on light blue

 

 

370a

"

on dark blue

 

 

371

Tanta

on deep blue

 

 

371a

"

on blue

 

 

372

Teh-E1-Barut

on bright green

 

 

373

El Tel E1 Kibir

on dark blue

 

 

374

Wadi-Halfe

gray-lilac on white

 

 

375

Zagazig

on yellow-green

 

 

376

Zefte

on green

 

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