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Displaying 1 - 20 of 26 Lots in Category - Middle East
Album of 1963-78 unaddressed FDCs, and an album for 2500th Anniversary of the Persian Empire with FDCs for Iran & Ethiopia etc, also for Fujeira perf & Imperf sets plus M/Ss etc. Good thematic content.
HEJAZ: 1921 Hashemite Kingdom Overprints on Zig-zag Roulettes and Surcharged ½pi on 1pa purple SG 29, tiny thin spot, Cat £550. Rare. Sergio Sismondo Certificate (2004).
HEJAZ: 1925 King Ali Oveprints annotated collection including 30mm Wide Overprint on Rouletted 20 in Blue on ¼pi & in Red on 1pi with Double Overprint One Inverted, on Zig-zag 13 1pa in Red Inverted, in Blue on 1pa ¼pi ½pi & 1pi on 1pa SG 77 79 80 & 85; Large 3-Line Overprint on 1917 ¼pi SG 94a, on Caliphate in Red on 1½pi SG 133; Small 3-Line Overprint on 10pi on 5pi SG 153; Additional Overprint at the Base 10pi on 1pi on 2pi Error SG 157q; Large 4-Line Overprint in Red SG 161-4 marginal set; etc, Cat £3000+.
HEJAZ: 1925 Hejaz Government Overprints in Blue on Rouletted 20 ¼pi green SG 89, exceptional centring, no gum, Cat £850.
HEJAZ: 30mm Wide Overprint on Postage Dues in Red on 20pa with the Overprint Inverted SG D88a, Cat £550.
HEJAZ: 1924 (Dec) 30mm Wide Overprint on Postage Dues in Blue on 20pa SG D93, characteristic rough perfs, Cat £800.
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HEJAZ: 1925 Hejaz Government Overprints in Blue on Zig-zag Roulettes 13 ¼pi green with the Overprint Inverted SG 91b, Cat £850.
HEJAZ: 16mm Long Overprint on Arms errors comprising in Blue on ½pi Inverted and Double, 2pi Inverted, Double and Double One Inverted, and 3pi brown Inverted SG 106a 106b 109a 109b 109c & 110a, and in Black on 1½pi Inverted SG 118a (unmounted), very lightly mounted, Cat £850+. A very desirable group.
HEJAZ: 16mm Long Overprint on Caliphate in Blue on 1/8pi to 5pi (minor thin) SG 136-142, Cat £1180.
HEJAZ: 16mm Long Overprint on Caliphate in Black on 1/8pi Inverted (Filatco Certificate), 1½pi Inverted (small fault, Sismondo Certificate), 3pi brown, and 5pi x2 (one Inverted, thinned) SH 143a 145a 146 147 & 147a, Cat £1350+.
HEJAZ: Small 3-Line Handstamp with Box Postage Dues 1/8pi (Double Perfs at Right) to 10pi SG D154-162, each with additional boxed overprint as SG 'D17', Cat £640 (?). [Gibbons list the large box on the Arms series SG D148-153 but not on the Caliphate issue]
NEJDI OCCUPATION OF HEJAZ: 1925 Issues largely complete with Nejd Sultanate Post Scowling Overprints missing only Blue Overprint on Postage Dues SG D203B-205B, March Postage Dues SG D206-7, Pilgrimage Overprint on Turkey 1pi on 10pa & 5pi on 1pi SG 210-211 (both **) and on Railway Tax SG 214, July-Aug Smiling Overprints on Railway Tax set including both 1pi, on Hejaz Postage 1pi & 2pi, and on Postage Dues SG D232 (used) 234 236 & 237, Dec Jeddah Commemoration SG 249-253 used, etc, Cat £2800+.
HEJAZ & NEJD: 1926-30 Issues with 1926 set & Colour Changes (the ½pi is used), Pan-Islamic Congress Overprints & Postage Dues, 1927 Tughra to 5pi (the ½pi & 1½pi are used) & Postage Dues plus Inscriptional Error SG D292a, 1927 Kingdom Overprints, 1929-32 New Currency Definitives (a few are used), 1930 Fourth Anniversary, etc, Cat £1300+.
SAUDI ARABIA: 1934-53 Issues including 1934-50s Definitives simplified set of 14, 1934 War with Yemen (**), 1937-39 Postage Dues, 1939 Officials (all but the 20g are **), 1945 Radhwa Meeting (**), 1949 Airs, 1950 Capture of Riyadh, 1951 Afghan Visit 3g 'POSTFS' SG 364a (**), 1951 Jordan Visit 3g 'BOYAUME' SG 371a (**), 1952 Railway, etc, Cat £2200+.
SAUDI ARABIA: 1934 Proclamation of Heir Apparent 1½g light blue to ½s brown SG 318-326, a few with characteristic rough perfs, Cat £1400.
SAUDI ARABIA: 1936 Charity Tax for the Medical Aid Society 1/8g scarlet SG 345, very well centred, lightly mounted, Cat £850.
SAUDI ARABIA: 1946 Obligatory Tax Return of Ibn Saud from Egypt ½g magenta Perf 11½ SG 356, Cat £100; and a superb corner example of the rare Perf 11 SG 356a, unpriced by Gibbons; both unmounted. Rare.
Very few of the original printing were released because of concern that the inscriptions on the flags might give offence. The inscriptions were scratched-off the plate by hand & a second printing issued.
SAUDI ARABIA: 1950 Capture of Riyadh 10g horizontal pair from the right of the sheet, the second unit with Arabic for Singular 'Guerche' not Plural 'Guerches', characteristic rough perfs, unmounted, Cat £850+. Superb!
SAUDI ARABIA: 1955-66 King Saud Issues largely complete including 1960-61 Definitives Oil Plant, Wadi Hanifa (*) & Airs and 1964-72 Deinitives incomplete but including some of the better values, then King Faisal issues with 1966-75 Airs five values to 33p, 1967-74 Airs, 1968-75 Building Definitives virtually complete (missing only Colonnade 3p SG 887), commemoratives to 1975 virtually complete including 1974 UPU & 1975 Faisal 40p M/S, also the 1974 Obligatory Tax 1r Mosque, virtually all unmounted, Cat £5800 approximately.
(Qty 450 approx)
SAUDI ARABIA: 1959 commercial airmail cover to Germany with remarkable franking of ½g scarlet marginal vertical pair from the right of the sheet Completely Imperforate & torn from the sheet (just clear of the design in a couple of places) plus Airs 4g & Obligatory Tax ¼g all tied by bilingual '.../JEDDAH' cds, roughly opened at upper-left.