Sudan

There are currently eleven different official seal types known from Sudan. Covers with Sudanese seals are infrequently seen.



Catalog: Unlisted

Date issued: Unknown, EKU June 8, 1924

Printing: Black

Perforation: Imperforate

Inscription: "SUDAN / FOUND / OPEN. / OFFICIALLY / SEALED." with thick outer border and rectangle at center

Control Number: "Pmr. No. 29" inside frame line at upper right

Description: Registered 1924 cover from Khartoum, Sudan to Budva, Yugoslavia secured on reverse with single Sudanese officially sealed label. Seal tied by elliptical Khartoum 8 Jun 1924 registry datestamp.

The only recorded use of this uncataloged seal on cover.



Catalog: Drummond OS2

Date issued: 1929, EKU April 4, 1929

Printing: Black

Perforation: Imperforate

Inscription: "SUDAN / FOUND / OPEN. / OFFICIALLY / SEALED." with thick outer border and rectangle at center

Control Number: "Pmr. No. 29 / 1929" inside upper right frame line

Description: Battered 1929 cover sent unpaid from Scarpanto, Greece (now called Kárpathos) and reclosed at right edge with a Sudan 1929 issue seal. A vertical strip of three violet and blue green 10 milliemes "Steamboat on Nile River" postage dues were applied at Khartoum.

Lone recorded use of this seal on cover.

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