1866, First issue 2pia. yellow imperf, mint right margin block of four with imprint and cross, no gum, one stamp showing variety two dots instead of three dots under ”POSTA”, fine and scarce
1871 Two 'Sphinx & Pyramid' Essays for the Third Issue by Penasson, Alexandria for the 1pi. value on gummed paper, one in orange imperforated, the other in blue perforated all side, the orange one with a thin at top otherwise fine. A scarce pair.
1872 Third Issue (1st Printing) 20pa. blue along with 1pi. rose on 1877 cover from Cairo to Genova plus 1pi. rose on 1878 native cover from Cairo, both with 'Poste Egiziane Cairo' datestamps. The earlier cover with traces of ageing and horiz. folds, the second one with missing back-flap, otherwise a fine pair.
1874 Third Issue (2nd ”Bulâq” Printing) 2pi yellow along with 1pi. red on 1876 REGISTERED cover from Mansura to Cairo, both tied by superb strikes of ”POSTE EGIZIANE MANSURA/2 DIC 76/T I” cds, boxed ”RACCOMANDATE” alongside, arrival cds on the reverse. Envelope with minor imperfections on back but still fresh, fine and attractive.
1874 Third Printing (2nd ”Bulâq” Issue) 2½pi. violet, Perf 12½ x 13¼, HORIZONTAL TÊTE-BÊCHE PAIR, mounted mint with large part orig. gum, original pair although the perforations joining are mostly severed, fine. Signed G. Bühler, and with B.P.A. certificate.
1874 Third Issue (2nd ”Bulâq” Printing) 2½pi. violet, Perf 12½, used on small cover from KAGUG to Ferrara, Italy, down the Nile via Edfu to Alexandria, to the Italian P.O. Alexandria and via Brindisi and Bologna to Ferrara, cancelled by ”V.R. POSTE EGIZIANE KAGUG/18 OTT 1875” cds, small boxed ”PD” (paid all) alongside, respective transit and arrival datestamps on the reverse. Back-flap of cover incomplete otherwise fine.
1872 Third Issue (1st Printing) 5pi. yellow-green horizontal pair, PERFORATED 13⅓, along with 2pi. yellow, Perf 12½ x 13⅓ on large part of front of 8 TIMES WEIGHT cover from Alexandria to Italy 1875, all tied by ”POSTE EGIZIANE ALESSANDRIA/24 LUG 75” cds. Stamps with few shortened perfs and lightly toned otherwise fine. A VERY RARE FRANKING of 12 Piaster = 8 times the basic foreign UPU letter rate of 1½pi. (= 1pi+20pa) per 10g. from July 1st, 1875 to April 1st, 1878. APS certificate (1997)
1877 cover from Cairo to London via Brindisi, franked by 3rd issue 1pi. red and two 10pa. slate for complete 1½pi. foreign letter rate, tied by fine strikes of ”POSTE EGIZIANE CAIRO/23 GIU 77/III” cds, and with red ”LONDON-W/B 7/PAID/2 JY 77” arrival cds in red. Cover's back-flap missing and minor imperfections but still an attractive and fresh franking and superb strikes of datestamps.
1877, superb GB 2½ d, Mi.no. 47 in fresh color on correctly franked cover with clear strike ”B 02” and besides SUEZ AP 21 77 with scarce destination Jersey, Channel Islands, arrival mark and 1878 mark of the board of trade, fine condition.
1877, mit hervorragend farbfrischer GB Mi. 47 portorichtig frankierter Brief mit klarem ”B 02” neben SUEZ AP 21 77 in seltener Destination nach Jersey/Kanalinseln, rs. Ankunftsstempel und Registraturstempel, gute Erhaltung.
1878 (23.10.), pyramides 1pia. rose-red with plate flaw 'notch in right margin' single use on small cover from Alessandria to Cairo with arrival pmk. on reverse from same day, fine and attractive
1879 Provisionals: Two singles of 5pa. on 2½pi. violet both with SURCHARGE INVERTED, one perforated 12½, Wmk upright, mint lightly hinged, and the second single perforated 12½ x 13½ with Wmk INVERTED, fine used.
1879 Provisionals: Two different singles of 10pa. on 2½pi. violet both with ”INVERTED SURCHARGE”, the first one perf 12½ with Wmk upright, the second one perf 12½ with Wmk inverted (Hass certificate), fine.
1879-1902, pyramides, 5pa brown to 5pi grey, extensive study lot of more than 200 items including valuable mint stamps, colour shades, watermark varities etc., huge cat. value! (M)
1879, 5 Paras on 2 1/2 pia. dull violet, half sheet of 100 stamps with margins, stamp at pos.54 is removed and replaced (tete-beche position) with hinge, a very scarce offer and of high interest for the specialist! (M)
1885, Two registered covers titled 'Coal supply Alexandria' and 'Coal offer Suez' both to the Director General, PAQUEBOT Admin., Alexandria franked with pair 1884 1m. ultramarine tied by Alexandria datestamps. (M)
1892, PS envelope 2pia. orange used from Ariche to Alexandria, cancelled with ”ARICHE/19 XI 92” bilingual cds, Ramle and Alexandria arrival cds's on revers (part of back flap missing), a few stains and traces of folding but a scarce mail from Arish (Mediterranean coast).
1904, Picture postcard (Remouleur arabe) to Marseille franked by 1902 1m. brown and 2m. green tied by blue ”CORPS EXP. DU TONKIN / PORT SAID” cds's. Card somewhat stained but a scarce cancellation.
1910. Picture post card to France bearing SG 63, 5m carmine tied by 'Rural Service/Rahmani Kafr El Sheik Hassan' date stamp with boxed bilingual 'Rahmani' hand-stamp routed via Alexandria with 'Tanta-Aiexandria T.P.O. 'and Vichey arrival. Scarce item of Rural Post Mail.