1873 - Kehr type VIa
Inscribed "Poste Khedevie Egiziane. /Gabinetto DelDirettore Generale." Also in Arbic in centre, with small Star and Crescent. Even smaller format than TYPE VI. No town name is indicated. Embossed in red, rose, gray blue (only 25mm in diameter, dark blue and dark red on thick paper.
This issue exists in two printings or ‚Äėdies‚Äô, die I and die II. Die I roman letters are close together with no clear separation between the words. In Die II, apparently a later printing, the words are clearly separated by spaces.