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Stamp auction - 24 July 2014 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 24 July 2014. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 148 - Sudan
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Used (on letter or envelope)
1896 pair of covers with WADI HALFA CAMP c.d.s, one taxed to England with 2½d F.B h/stamp and boxed T, other to Poste Restante, Cairo with m/s FIELD SERVICE - no stamps available, (Kitchener's Army Base near Egyptian border ascent of River Nile took 2 years using T. Cook's steamers. Battle at Atbara in April 1898 when Emir Mahmoud totally defeated, before final battle at Omdurman). Scarce. (2) £80 to 100 £150.00
19th/20thC collection of stamps & postmarks with 1897 Egypt o/p set U, some UM sets, Arab Postman 1927-41 set, 1931 Airs, Surcharges etc, fine pmk group, good clear strikes, scarce T.P.O's, WWI censor marks noted, early clean postal stationery all types, 1901 1d Official (SG.02) - SG Perf variety wmk inverted and reversed, hand drawn maps, 1951 Pictorial set complete on reg FDC, addressed to Deputy Governor - Kassala. (100's) £80 to 100 £125.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1906 pair of PPC's franked 4m and 5m, one shows scarce 'NUMBER SIX SUDAN' cancel with TRAVELLING POST - SHELLAL HALFA c.d.s, also 3½p c1950's reg envelopes, one with KORTI cancel, other o/p 4½ P.T and POSTAL AGENCY EL BAUGA cancel with partial reverse T.P O mark. (4) £50 to 70 £88.00
1908-68 M & U collection in a stock book incl. several UM blocks of four from 1960's period. (569) £100 to 150 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1915 5m postal stationery env. with two page letter to Ireland, cancelled rare Mvolo c.d.s, reverse Khartoum transit mark & Co. Armagh arrival c.d.s. (1) £100 to 120 £120.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1924 15m franked cover to Wales from Port Sudan, reverse very scarce Skeleton Shellal Halfa T.P.O No.2 clear c.d.s. (1) £70 to 90 £70.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1925 5m cover to Cairo, tied EL-OBEID POST OFFICE to Cairo, reverse scarce type single circle Shellal Halfa T.P.O No.1 & a fine strike. (1) £45 to 55 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1927 15m cover to Trieste, tied & very uncommon canceller, fine Shellal Halfa T.P.O No.1 with 15 mil 1940 cover to England, tied ER-RAHAD c.d.s. (2) £50 to 65 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 cover from GB to Sudan via Monaco & eventually returned to GB having gathered postage due labels of Monaco, Sudan & GB a much travelled cover & a very scarce combination of dues. £180 to 200 £180.00
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 range of first flight covers (10) incl. Imperial AW 1931 March 7th Wadi Halfa - Mwanza Official cacheted cover, another for Malakal - Mwanza, another for Khartoum - London, another for Wadi Halfa - London (about 150 flown), Christmas flight 1931 Dec 15th Wadi Halfa - Cape Town etc. £70 to 85 £78.00
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931-67 range of first flight covers (12) incl. Imperial AW Christmas flight Khartoum - Cape Town 15.12.31, another but on Official cover, another for Malakal - Cape Town, 1941 Christmas Airgraph (Keaton 41/2D) sock on wing RAF Khartoum - South Wales 1941 etc. (13) £60 to 75 £76.00
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1938 Registered cover to Scotland, franked 5m & 3p on 3½p (SG.75), tied Malakal c.d.s. (1) £25 to 30 £26.00
1941-51 fine M collection on leaves incl. 1941 Tuti Island Defin set, 1948 Arab Postman set M + 20p P.13, 1950 Pictorial set, 1951 Pictorial Defin set + shades etc. (75) Cat. £650 £130 to 150 £155.00
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