Hand old Postage\u00a0 <a href="https:\/\/see.news\/postal-museum-reference-for-stamp-collectors-in-egypt-2\/">stamps<\/a> were first introduced during the Napoleone period 1798-1800. The single line hand old Postage stamps were known from "Alexandrie", Le Caire", "benesouef" and "Siouth".\r\n\r\nAn Italian Carlo Meratti set up the first postal system in Egypt\u00a0 1821. This was a private firm in 1842 was named "Poste Europea". This concession was purchased by the Egyptian Government and on 1 January 1865 announced it took control of this service and renamed to "Poste Vice Realiegizian''.\r\n<p style="text-align: center;"><img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-22974" src="https:\/\/see.news\/wp-content\/uploads\/2018\/11\/s-l300-300x241.jpg" alt="" \/>\u00a0\u00a0<img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-22969" src="https:\/\/see.news\/wp-content\/uploads\/2018\/11\/download-1-5.jpg" alt="" \/>\u00a0\u00a0<img class="size-full wp-image-22970 aligncenter" src="https:\/\/see.news\/wp-content\/uploads\/2018\/11\/download-2-1.jpg" alt="" \/><span style="color: #ff0000;"><strong style="text-align: center;">\u00a01945,1864 stamp of Egypt<\/strong><\/span><\/p>\r\n\r\n<div class="thumb tleft">\r\n<div class="thumbinner">\r\n<div class="thumbcaption"><a href="http:\/\/www.cse.psu.edu\/~deh25\/post\/Timeline.html">First Egyptian stamps<\/a> were issued on 1 January 1866. In 1867 issue featured a pyramid and the sphinx.<\/div>\r\n<\/div>\r\n<\/div>\r\nStamps issued in 1872 were inscribed in Italian "Poste Khedive Egiziane'. Egypt joined the UPU in 1875.\r\n\r\nStamps were issued by the Suez Canal Company in 1868 for postal service between Port Said and Suez before Egyptian postal services\u00a0 was incorporated.\r\n\r\nThe British troops used special stamps inscribed Army Egypt from 1932 until 1941. The British, French, Italian, Austrian, Russian and Greek post offices were operated on Egyptian soil, particularly in Alexandria and Port Said.\r\n\r\nEgypt gained nominal independence from the British Empire as the Kingdom of Egypt in 1922 with ''Fuad I'' as King of Egypt. Following the 1952 revolution, Egypt declared itself a republic in 1953.\r\n\r\nNoteworthy, Postal Museum is located in El- Attaba square. It opened during the 10th World Postal Conference in Cairo 1934.\r\n\r\n<img class="size-full wp-image-83918 aligncenter" src="https:\/\/see.news\/wp-content\/uploads\/2018\/11\/dsc00356.jpg" alt="" \/>\r\n<p style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: #ff0000;"><strong>Postal Museum<\/strong><\/span><\/p>\r\nThe museum displays the history of the Egyptian post since its establishment in 1886 until now and contains the most important stamps that is issued by the Postal Authority. The stamp collection hall has been preserved as it was since \u201cKing Farouk I\u201d reopened the museum that his father \u201cKing Fuad I\u201d founded in 1934.