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

TYPE Vc, 1874-1878

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 slender and fairly well shaped.
  • Arabic KH is large and forms an almost complete loop.

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KEHR CATALOG NUMBER

COLOR

VALUE (1984)

 

273

Abuhomus

on bistre

£ 4.00

 

273a

"

on white

£ 5.00

 

273b

"

on magenta

£ 5.00

 

274

Alessandria

on lilac-rose

£ 4.00

 

274a

"

on violet

£ 4.50

 

274b

"

on gray

£ 5.00

 

275

Siut

purple on white

£ 4.00

 

276

Assouan

brown on white

£ 6.00

 

277

Atfe

on bistre

£ 4.00

 

277a

"

on white

£ 5.00

 

278

Benha

on tan

£ 4.00

 

278a

"

on brown

£ 4.50

 

278b

"

on dark blue

£ 5.00

 

*279

Benisueff

on gray-bistre

-

 

280

Barbar

vermilion on white

£20.0

 

280a

"

vermilion on greenish

£30.00

 

280b

"

vermilion on rose

£30.00

 

280c

"

vermilion on azure

£30.00

 

281

Bilbes

on blue

£ 4.00

 

281a

"

on dark blue

£ 6.00

 

282

Birket-E1-Sab

on lavender

£ 4.00

 

282a

"

on gray

£ 6.00

 

283

Cairo

on red-brown

£ 4.00

 

283a

"

on white

£ 5.00

 

284

Damanhour

on ochre-brown

£ 4.00

 

284a

"

on purple

£ 6.00

 

284b

"

on gray-lilac

£ 6.00

 

284c

"

on gray-green

£ 5.00

 

285

Damiata

on pea green

£ 4.00

 

285a

"

on blue-gray

£ 5.00

 

286

Dongola

gray-brown on white

£20.00

 

286a

"

tan on white

£25.00

 

287

Sezione Economato

mauve on white

£ 8.00

 

288

Esna

blue on white

£ 4.00

 

288a

"

blue on rose

£ 6.00

 

288b

"

blue on azure

£ 6.00

 

289

Fayum

ultramarine on white

£ 5.00

 

290

Fascne

on purple

£ 4.00

 

290a

"

on greenish-blue

£ 5.00

 

290b

"

on bright blue

£ 6.00

 

291

Gherga

brown on white

£ 4.00

 

292

Ghisa

on azure

£ 5.00

 

293

Godaba

ochre-yellow on white

£ 5.00

 

294

Ismailia

on blue

£ 4.00

 

295

Kafr-El-Zayat

on magenta

£ 5.00

 

296

Karaskou

gray-violet on white

£ 5.00

 

296a

"

gray-blue on on white

£ 5.00

 

296b

"

gray-blue on azure

£ 6.00

 

296c

"

gray-blue on lilac

£ 7.50

 

296-1

Kartum

green on white

£25.00

 

296-la

"

blue on white

£25.00

 

296-lb

"

green on rose

£25.00

 

297

Kassala

violet on white

£25.00

 

298

Kena

red on white

£ 5.00

 

299

Luxor

lemon on white

£ 4.00

 

300

Magaga

on yellow

£ 4.00

 

300a

"

on green

£ 6.00

 

301

Mahalla

on yellow

£ 4.00

 

301a

"

on blue

£ 6.00

 

302

Manfalut

on green

£ 4.00

 

302a

"

on violet

£ 5.00

 

302b

"

on dark blue

£ 6.00

 

303

Mansura

on gray brown

£ 4.00

 

303a

"

on dark blue

£ 5.00

 

304

Mellaui

on gray-blue

£ 4.00

 

304a

"

on purple

£ 6.00

 

305

Minuf

sky blue on white

£ 4.00

 

305a

"

chocolate on white

£ 5.00

 

306

Minet-E1-Gam

on gray-rose

£ 4.00

 

306a

"

on gray-white

£ 5.00

 

307

Porto Said

on light green

£ 4.00

 

308

Ramses

on salmon

£ 4.00

 

309

Roda

brown on white

£ 4.00

 

309a

"

brown on greenish

£ 5.00

 

310

Rosetta

salmon on white

£ 5.00

 

310a

"

yellow on white

£ 7.50

 

311

Samanud

on lilac

£ 4.00

 

311a

"

on gray-lilac

£ 6.00

 

312

Scibin-E1-Anater

on blue

£ 5.00

 

312a

"

on dark blue

£ 8.00

 

313

Scibin El Kom

on buff

£ 5.00

 

314

Scirbin

on pale lemon

£ 5.00

 

315

Smirne

green on white

£10.00

 

316

Sokag

on pale lemon

£ 4.00

 

316a

"

on white

£ 7.50

 

317

Suakin

on dark blue

£25.00

 

318

Suez

on light blue

£ 4.00

 

318a

"

on greenish-blue

£ 5.00

 

319

Tanta

on blue

£ 4.00

 

319a

"

on dark blue

£ 6.00

 

320

Teh-E1-Barut

on green

£ 4.00

 

320a

"

on blue

£ 4.00

 

321

El Tel El Kibir

on blue

£ 8.00

 

321a

Tel El Kibir

on blue

£ 5.00

 

322

Wadi-Halfe

lilac on white

£25.00

 

323

Zagazig

on yellow-green

£ 4.00

 

324

Zefte

on blue-green

£ 4.00

 

324a

"

on dull blue

£ 6.00

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