Sudan Army Official. 1906-11 5m scarlet and black, type A3 overprint, error OVERPRINT DOUBLE, ONE INVERTED, SGA9e, with part interpane margin above showing additional 'Service'.
Beautiful quality with original gum. Some trace of toning in margin which does not detract from what is a very fine example.
A spectacular and rare Army Official stamp.
Only one pane of 60 existed, and most were used. Signed 'ela'.
The “Camel Postman” stamps of Sudan are considered by the famous printers De La Rue as the “most satisfactory” in their long history of stamp production. It was first issued in 1898 and was so successful that it continued for over 50 years and effectively became the country’s symbolic emblem.
Accompanied with British Philatelic Association (BPA) certificate of authenticity #11183 (not present).
The Stanley Gibbons catalogue value is £1,800.
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