Egypt 1879 Definitives - Sphinx and Pyramid (type 3)

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue Date: 01 April 1879
  • Designed by:
  • Printer : De La Rue of London
  • Print Process: Surface Printed (not Lithography)
  • Sheet Format: 240 (4 panes of 60 - each 6 by 10)
  • Stamp Size : 25mm x 21mm
  • Perforations: 14. Imperf exists
  • Paper: Watermarked: Crescent and Star

Unused stamps

5 para brown Mi23
10 para lilac Mi24
20 para blue Mi25
1 Piastre rose Mi26
2 P orange Mi27
5 P green Mi28

Used

20 para with circle at ALEXANDRIA in 1881.

Gutter Pairs

5 para
1 piastre