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Sudan

Monday, March 1, 1897

- Independence

GB Colony 53
Africa 7

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Watermark 119, cresent and star
  Sudan #1
Watermark 119, cresent & star
 

Perforated 14, watermark 119 (cresent & star), typographed.
Printed by De La Rue & Co., London.

Egyptian stamps of 1884 - 93 overprinted in black.
Description Scott SG Mi Y&T
1 millieme brown 1 1    
2 milliemes green 2 3    
3 milliemes orange 3 4    
5 milliemes carmine rose 4 5    
1 piaster ultra 5 1    
2 piasters orange brown 6 7    
5 piasters gray 7 8    
10 piasters violet 8 9    

Counterfeits are plentiful.

Information researched and collected by Nick Blackburn.



Sud143
Independence
1956 Sc118 SG143

Independence

Floyd A. Walker (see Syria) writes, "SUDAN has two first issues: #1 issued in 1897 and #118, the independence issue of 1956."

Sources:
Leon Balian, Stamps of Egypt, 1998, Heliopolis, Egypt
Scott Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue, 1976
Stanley Gibbons, Stamps of the World, 1998

Image from David Olson.

FI ref: 326 Page credit: JA/NB

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