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First Issues - Egypt

 

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Date Notes Value M/U
2001
 
1 1 1 1st January 1866 5 pa grey 35.00

 25.00

Here's the rest of that first issue, well those I actually own, so far

 It's a shame that the first Egyptian issue was so dull, when those which followed are some of the finest stamps the world has seen. Full details here, and left is an example of the second issue, 1867.

 

 

 

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Date Notes Value M/U
2001
 
84 B1 284 17th May 1940 Semi Postal
Child Welfare Issue
5m + 5m brown-lake
 
251 C1 132 10th March 1926 Airmail
27 m violet
 
262 E1 E138 28th November 1926 Express Letter
20 m deep green
 
5 J1 D57 1st January 1884 Postage Due
10 pa red
   
  M1   1st March 1936 Military
1927 Fuad Issue inscribed "Army Post"
3 m green
 
  O1 O64 1st January 1893 Official
orange-brown
   
B3

307

28th Feb 1946

#1 Stamps On Stamps

The first Egypt stamp commemorated on the 80th anniversary

1 m + 1 m grey and black

 
    552 1958 Change of Government

This is the first stamp inscribed UAR

Egypt joins with Syria in the United Arab Republic. The first stamp issued thereafter commemorates the 1st Afro-Asian Ophthalmology Congress

10 m + 5 m orange

65p

65p

        In 1971, a new federation was formed with Libya and Syria and the country's name was changed to Arab Republic of Egypt   to follow

  Page added April 2003