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Sale 1114 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History, featuring the F. Christian Killien, M.D. Collection

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 9-10 December, 2015

Category — Sudan

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1108
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1108, SudanSUDAN, 1897, 1m Brown, Inverted Overprint (1a; SG 1a; Nile Post S1b), SUDAN, 1897, 1m Brown, Inverted Overprint (1a; SG 1a; Nile Post S1b)SUDAN, 1897, 1m Brown, Inverted Overprint (1a; SG 1a; Nile Post S1b). Original gum, rich color, Fine, signed Hass, SG £225, Nile Post $225.00

325
130
1109
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1109, SudanSUDAN, 1897, 2m Green, Double and Á Cheval (2 var; Nile Post S2c, S2e), SUDAN, 1897, 2m Green, Double and Á Cheval (2 var; Nile Post S2c, S2e)SUDAN, 1897, 2m Green, Double and Á Cheval (2 var; Nile Post S2c, S2e). Block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, bottom horizontal pair showing se-tenant double with one being á cheval and one albino, the top pair being vertically á cheval, large thin in top left stamp, otherwise Very Fine, a striking block of which only one pane of 60 was printed, Nile Post value

400
225
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1110
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1110, SudanSUDAN, 1897, 5m Carmine Rose, Inverted Overprint (4a; SG 5a; Nile Post S4a), SUDAN, 1897, 5m Carmine Rose, Inverted Overprint (4a; SG 5a; Nile Post S4a)SUDAN, 1897, 5m Carmine Rose, Inverted Overprint (4a; SG 5a; Nile Post S4a). Four used examples, one each cancelled at Debbeh, Kerma and Wadi Halfa Camp (only known used in four locations and missing just Wadi Halfa), Debbeh example used on piece with normal 1pi Ultramarine (only piece known to exist), last example showing the "bent alef" of pos. 25 from Setting 2, Fine-Very Fine, used examples are far scarcer than unused, each either signed Hass or with R.P.S. certificate, SG £1,100, Nile Post $2,000.00

1,100
300
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1111
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1111, SudanSUDAN, 1897, 10p Violet, Inscription in Bottom Selvage (8 var; SG 9 var; Nile Post S8a), SUDAN, 1897, 10p Violet, Inscription in Bottom Selvage (8 var; SG 9 var; Nile Post S8a)SUDAN, 1897, 10p Violet, Inscription in Bottom Selvage (8 var; SG 9 var; Nile Post S8a). H.r., wonderfully fresh color, perfect strike of overprint in selvage which is from the 2nd Setting and is due to overprinting blocks rather than sheets (possibly as an austerity measure), Very Fine and rare, only 10 pairs are believed to be possible and this is the example in the Nile Post, Nile Post value

200
110
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1112
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1112, SudanSUDAN, Locally Overprinted "Specimen" Sets, 1902-1954, SUDAN, Locally Overprinted "Specimen" Sets, 1902-1954SUDAN, Locally Overprinted "Specimen" Sets, 1902-1954. Over 110 stamps each with the locally printed "Specimen" overprints, issues incl. 1902-21 (missing a few values), 1903 5m on 5m, 1921-22 (no 15m), 1927-40 (missing a few values), 1935 to 5p, 1948 series incl. Anniversary stamp and Legislative Assembly, 1951 (missing a few values), 1954 Self-Government, 1931-35 Air Post (missing 4-1/2p), 1938 Air Post and Officials, most either l.h. or Mint N.H., Very Fine, a scarce offering

E. 500-750
550
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1113
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1113, SudanSUDAN, R.A.F. 1926 Return Survey Flight, SUDAN, R.A.F. 1926 Return Survey FlightSUDAN, R.A.F. 1926 Return Survey Flight. Unstamped cover to Abu Suier, with special violet cachet "By Return of Special Flight Cairo to Khartoum" and "Khartoum 15/1/26" datestamp, initialed by the pilot at bottom left, well-struck cachet and datestamps, Very Fine, scarce with only 35 carried

E. 200-300
170
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1114
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1114, SudanSUDAN, 1897, 1p Ultramarine, Postage Due, Bisect (J3 var; SG D3 car; Nile Post SPD3a), SUDAN, 1897, 1p Ultramarine, Postage Due, Bisect (J3 var; SG D3 car; Nile Post SPD3a)SUDAN, 1897, 1p Ultramarine, Postage Due, Bisect (J3 var; SG D3 car; Nile Post SPD3a). Top left diagonal half, tied on piece with single by two different Dongola cancels dated Nov. 26 and Dec. 16, 1901, fresh colors, Very Fine, this is the only recorded example of the 1p bisect (and is the example in the Nile Post), given its rarity, the catalogue value is far underestimated, Nile Post value

300
140
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1115
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1115, SudanSUDAN, 1897, 2p Orange, Postage Due, Bisect (J4 var; SG D4a; Nile Post SPD4a), SUDAN, 1897, 2p Orange, Postage Due, Bisect (J4 var; SG D4a; Nile Post SPD4a)SUDAN, 1897, 2p Orange, Postage Due, Bisect (J4 var; SG D4a; Nile Post SPD4a). Diagonal bottom right bisect tied on backflap by "Wadi-Halfa Camp 26 XII 01" circular datestamp upon arrival, cover originating in Cairo with Dec. 16 departure circular datestamp on front, Tewfekia transit (Dec. 22), bisect and cancel with scissor cuts around on three sides (not touching) and reinforced, Fine and rare, this cover paid twice the deficiency of 5m as postage due, SG value

£ 1,400
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1116
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1116, SudanSUDAN, 1902, 1m Rose & Brown, Official, Inverted Overprint with Oval "O" and Round Stops (O1 var; SG O3e), SUDAN, 1902, 1m Rose & Brown, Official, Inverted Overprint with Oval "O" and Round Stops (O1 var; SG O3e)SUDAN, 1902, 1m Rose & Brown, Official, Inverted Overprint with Oval "O" and Round Stops (O1 var; SG O3e). Well-struck "Khartoum 2 VI 04" double-circle datestamp, particularly well-centered, trivial light crease, Very Fine appearance, with 2006 B.P.A. certificate, SG value

£ 1,200
250
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1117
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1117, SudanSUDAN, 1946, 1m Dark Orange & Intense Black, Official, Double Overprint (O10 var; SG O32a), SUDAN, 1946, 1m Dark Orange & Intense Black, Official, Double Overprint (O10 var; SG O32a)SUDAN, 1946, 1m Dark Orange & Intense Black, Official, Double Overprint (O10 var; SG O32a). Block of four, positions 11-12/23-24, central circular datestamp strike, wonderfully fresh showing clear doubling, Very Fine, each stamp signed Hass, unlisted in Scott, SG value

£ 900
300
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1118
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1118, SudanSUDAN, 1905, 1m Carmine Rose & Brown, Army Official (MO4; SG A1b), SUDAN, 1905, 1m Carmine Rose & Brown, Army Official (MO4; SG A1b)SUDAN, 1905, 1m Carmine Rose & Brown, Army Official (MO4; SG A1b). Tied by "Khartoum 5 XII 05" double-circle datestamp on large O.H.H.S. cover measuring 265 x 210mm to the Egyptian Army War Office in Cairo with an additional strike below, Bani Suwef-Cairo T.P.O. transit mark and "Post Room War Office" seal on reverse, cover with some file folds away from stamp, Very Fine, a rare cover paying the 1m value for any weight and underwritten by the Army which lasted less than a year

E. 300-400
0
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1119
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1119, SudanSUDAN, 1906, 1m Carmine Rose & Brown, Army Official, Overprint 14mm Apart (MO5a; SG A5), SUDAN, 1906, 1m Carmine Rose & Brown, Army Official, Overprint 14mm Apart (MO5a; SG A5)SUDAN, 1906, 1m Carmine Rose & Brown, Army Official, Overprint 14mm Apart (MO5a; SG A5). Small h.r., bright colors, Very Fine, with 1979 R.P.S. certificate, SG £700

550
375
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1120
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1120, SudanSUDAN, 1906-11, 5m Black & Rose Red, Army Official, Triple Overprint (MO8 var; SG A9 var), SUDAN, 1906-11, 5m Black & Rose Red, Army Official, Triple Overprint (MO8 var; SG A9 var)SUDAN, 1906-11, 5m Black & Rose Red, Army Official, Triple Overprint (MO8 var; SG A9 var). H.r., showing three overprints with an additional partial "Service" at top, the correctly placed overprint is near superimposed while the third is shifted downwards, Very Fine, an intriguing error, signed ela (Angeloglou)

E. 200-300
110
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1121
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1121, SudanSUDAN, 1911, 10p Deep Violet & Black, Army Official (MO12; SG A13), SUDAN, 1911, 10p Deep Violet & Black, Army Official (MO12; SG A13)SUDAN, 1911, 10p Deep Violet & Black, Army Official (MO12; SG A13). Lightly hinged, wonderfully well-centered, fresh colors, Very Fine, signed Senf and ela (Angeloglou), SG £550

625
225
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1122
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1122, SudanSUDAN, 1925, 8m on 10m Camel Post Postal Card, "Colonias" Specimen, SUDAN, 1925, 8m on 10m Camel Post Postal Card, "Colonias" SpecimenSUDAN, 1925, 8m on 10m Camel Post Postal Card, "Colonias" Specimen. With "Colonias" in black, Fine, these were distributed by the UPU for postal archives of Portuguese Colonies

E. 200-300
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