Sorting data that has multiple formats

GORAGUY

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I have lists of products that I want to sort, but all the skus are in different formats, some letter, numbers, spaces, symbols and mixes of all.
Example:
01107919
CE-4128B9
RED-BRIC889
1124
14100119020-E
86TR
ECO CUP22OZ/1000
1418909888783301

I would like to organize them by the order of the numbers, letters and symbols, not the value of the numbers.
Example:
01107919
1124
14100119020-E
1418909888783301
86TR
CE-4128B9
ECO CUP22OZ/1000
RED-BRIC889

I have tried formatting and different sorting options but there's a dent in the wall and my forehead is getting bruised from all of the banging.
I am hoping that an Excel Guru will help me out and stop me from banging my head against the wall.
I am a self taught excel user. I'm a hack. So use small words and talk slowly. :)
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When i choose sort I get this result. (excel 2007 => data => sort)

1107919
1124
1,41891E+15
14100119020-E
86TR
CE-4128B9
ECO CUP22OZ/1000
RED-BRIC889

<COLGROUP><COL style="WIDTH: 505pt; mso-width-source: userset; mso-width-alt: 24612" width=673><TBODY>
</TBODY>
 
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Ok, but it mixed up the 3rd and 4th items. 141891 should be after 14100119020 to work for what I need.
thank you.
 
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