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Lots 269-282
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Middle East and Africa

Lot 269

EGYPT - Iraq. 1919 (Jan 9), Emergency ‘Old Carthusian’ Military Flight cover, struck with fine F.P.O. 55 c.d.s. in black alongside POSTAGE SERVICE MEF / AERIAL POST BAGHDAD-DELHI / PER / HANDLEY-PAGE AEROPLANE in violet (Firebrace fig. RAFF3). Reverse with circular cachet CARRIED BY AERIAL MAIL / BAGHDAD-DELHI / JANY 1919’ in violet (Firebrace fig. RAFF4) applied in Delhi (Jan 20) and Allahabad c.d.s. arrival (Jan 21) alongside. This is one of just 29 recorded covers picked up at Baghdad on the flight (see Firebrace page 446 who records 6, Kimpton who records 28, this not being listed). (Photo). Est. 800 - 1 000 CHF.
EGYPT - Iraq. 1919 (Jan 9), Emergency ...
Start Price: 800.00 CHF

Lot 270

FRANCE - Egypt. 1926 (Sept 27), cover flown by M. D. Cortes and Lieut. de Vitrolles, on proposed attempt on the ‘World Record Straight Line Non-Stop’ Flight, franked by Sower issue 10c. green and 40c. red tied by ‘Bourget Aviation / Seine’ datestamps (27/9). The flight was discontinued at Kom Ombo due to engine trouble after 4’050 kilometres. Franked for return with Egypt 1923 5m. chestnut tied by KOM OMBO c.d.s. (Sept 28, 6pm.). Returned to Le Bourget with c.d.s. on front (2/10). A remarkable and very rare cover, with only 8 covers carried. Muller 156 = 15’000 pts. & Muller 21 = 10’000 pts. (Photo). Est. 750 - 1 000 CHF.
FRANCE - Egypt. 1926 (Sept 27), cover fl...
Start Price: 750.00 CHF

Lot 271

EGYPT. 1928 (Dec 6), Lord J. E. Carberry Flight cover, franked by Egypt 5m. chestnut tied by ‘Shepheards Hotel / Cairo’ c.d.s., mailed to Nairobi and franked by Kenya & Uganda 20c. orange tied by ‘Nairobi’ c.d.s. (Dec 11) and re-labelled for return to UK. Scarce, just 40 covers carried. Muller 24 = 3’500 pts. / Field 14. (Photo). Est. 500 - 600 CHF.
EGYPT. 1928 (Dec 6), Lord J. E. Carberry...
Start Price: 500.00 CHF

Lot 272

EGYPT - Zeppelin Mail. 1929-31, three covers, from Egypt (2) and Germany(1) sent by Zeppelin flights to Port Said, Palestine and Germany, bearing all relevant flights markings. Nice and attractive. F.-V.F. (Photo). Est. 100 - 200 CHF.
EGYPT - Zeppelin Mail. 1929-31, three co...
Start Price: 100.00 CHF

Lot 273

EGYPT - Air Mail. 1926-36, An exciting assembly of 28 flight covers, to Iran, Iraq, Austria, Malaysia, England, Kenya, India, Transvaal, Czechoslovakia, Belgium New Zealand, Serbia showing variety of postal rates and postal routes. Generally fine condition. Viewing recommended. (Photo). Est. 300 - 400 CHF.
EGYPT - Air Mail. 1926-36, An exciting a...
Start Price: 300.00 CHF

Lot 274

PERSIA - India. 1900 cover, franked on reverse with India 1/2 anna green and pair 1 anna maroon Queen Victoria issue (Sc 36,38), prepaying the single weight letter rate to Egypt, and all tied by BUSHIRE squared circle cancels. Reverse shows SEA POST OFFICE and SUEZ transits. Scarce usage from this Indian Postal Agency in Persia. (Photo). Est. 150 - 200 CHF.
PERSIA - India. 1900 cover, franked on r...
Start Price: 150.00 CHF

Lot 275

PERSIA - India. 1913 cover, franked on reverse with five India 1/2 anna green King Edward issue (Sc 61), prepaying the single weight letter rate to Bombay, and all tied by LINGA departure datestamps and MANDVI transit. Scarce usage from this Indian Postal Agency in Persia. (Photo). Est. 200 - 250 CHF.
PERSIA - India. 1913 cover, franked on r...
Start Price: 200.00 CHF

Lot 276

IRAQ - First Flights. 1922-36, very interesting group of four early flight covers, showing variety of rates and routing, 1922 Busra to Cairo, 1923 Baghdad to England via Cairo, 1927 flight to Gaza, 1935 Hinaidi to Alexandria. F.-V.F. (Photo). Est. 200 - 250 CHF.
IRAQ - First Flights. 1922-36, very inte...
Start Price: 200.00 CHF

Lot 277

OMAN (Indian Period) - Germany. 1923 registered KGV uprated stationery envelope sent to Germany, franked on reverse with 1/2A+3A KGV issue for India, all tied by MUSCAT c.d.s. and Berlin arrival, Front shows MUSCAT provisional registration label and green Munich transit alongside. VF attractive stationery. (Photo). Est. 200 - 300 CHF.
OMAN (Indian Period) - Germany. 1923 reg...
Start Price: 200.00 CHF

Lot 278

SAUDI ARABIA (Kingdom). 1934-1974, nice group of better sets, in superb l.h. condition including 1934 Proclamation of Emir Saud as Heir Apparent of Arabia imperforate set and perforated 5g to 1S stamps, 1974 scarce UPU set. Michel cat. value Euros 5,400+. (Photo). Est. 1 500 - 1 800 CHF.
SAUDI ARABIA (Kingdom). 1934-1974, nice ...
Start Price: 1'500.00 CHF

Lot 279

SAUDI ARABIA (Hejaz & Nejd). 1916-30, very attractive powerful accumulation of early issues mint-used, some in blocks of four, good selection of issues, multiples and varieties. Very good lot for specialists of this area. Viewing recommended. Mi. Cat Euros 6,500+. (Photo). Est. 800 - 1 000 CHF.
SAUDI ARABIA (Hejaz & Nejd). 1916-30, ve...
Start Price: 800.00 CHF

Lot 280

SAUDI ARABIA (Nejd Administration of Hejaz). 1926 cover, franked with overprinted 2pi Notarial and 1pi Railway Tax stamps, all tied by native c.d.s. Reverse bears ALEXANDRIA, DJEDDA, and PORT-TAUFIQ transits. A rare cover, showing genuine use of these stamps, and an important Saudi Arabian forerunner. Scott 49,51. (Photo). Est. 300 - 400 CHF.
SAUDI ARABIA (Nejd Administration of Hej...
Start Price: 300.00 CHF

Lot 281

SYRIA - Air Mail. 1924-25, group of four registered covers, three posted from Damascus and from Bayreuth, to Cairo flown by British Military air service BAGHDAD - CAIRO. Some natural climate toning but generally fine. (Photo). Est. 200 - 250 CHF.
SYRIA - Air Mail. 1924-25, group of four...
Start Price: 200.00 CHF

Lot 282

TURKEY - Malta. 1868 Ship Mail entire letter, showing extremely rare strike of framed Valsamachy and Co / steam ship agents / and ship brokers / Constantinople in greenish blue, very rare. Est. 1 000 - 1 500 CHF.
TURKEY - Malta. 1868 Ship Mail entire le...
Start Price: 1'000.00 CHF