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WORLD: NIGERIA - NIGER COAST
Lot
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2843
1892-94 'OIL RIVERS' opt QV GB set ½d to 1/-, h/s SPECIMEN. F-VF M, some part gum. SG 1-6s cat £400. (6) (P)
  A$150
(US$102)
(€98)
(£86)
  A$250
(US$170)
(€163)
(£143)
A$
2844
1892-94 Oil Rivers opt QV GB set ½d to 1/-, on Registered cover to UK, tied by 'Old Calabar River FE 2 94' cds, plus 'Registered 9 MR 94 Liverpool' oval cancel. VF. SG 1-6 cat £120+ as loose stamps & 'from x15' on cvr. BPA photo-cert. (P)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€130)
(£114)
  A$300
(US$204)
(€195)
(£171)
A$
2845
1892-94 opt issue pmks: Bakana cds on ½d-5d. VF U. SG 1-5 cat £44+, plus premium for rare pmks. (5) (P)
  A$100
(US$68)
(€65)
(£57)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€130)
(£114)
A$
2846
1892-94 opt issue pmks: Benin River red cds on set ½d to 1/-, plus in black (4), squared circle (2), red Parcel type set, plus triple oval Oil Rivers Protectorate type (3). F-VF U. SG 1-6 cat £330+, plus premium for rare pmks. (21) (P)
  A$250
(US$170)
(€163)
(£143)
  A$400
(US$272)
(€260)
(£228)
A$
2847
1892-94 opt issue pmks: Bonny River cds on set ½d to 1/-, plus 'Bonny' squared circle on ½d (2) & 2d, 2 others. F-VF U. SG 1-6 cat £170+, plus premium for rare pmks. (11) (P)
  A$130
(US$88)
(€85)
(£74)
  A$250
(US$170)
(€163)
(£143)
A$
2848
1892-94 opt issue postmarks: Brass River on all vals to 1/- (2) inc cds, squared circle in both black & violet, & undated parcel type in both black & violet. Mostly VF U. SG 1-6 cat £310+, plus premium for rare pmks. (19) (P)
  A$250
(US$170)
(€163)
(£143)
  A$400
(US$272)
(€260)
(£228)
A$
2849
1892-94 opt issue pmks: Buguma cds on set ½d to 1/-. F-VF U. SG 1-6 cat £120+, plus premium for rare pmks. (6) (P)
  A$100
(US$68)
(€65)
(£57)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€130)
(£114)
A$
2850
1892-94 opt issue pmks: Forcados River cds on set ½d to 1/-. F-VF U. SG 1-6 cat £120, plus premium for rare pmks. (6) (P)
  A$80
(US$54)
(€52)
(£46)
  A$120
(US$82)
(€78)
(£68)
A$
2851
1892-94 opt issue pmks: Old Calabar River cds on set ½d to 1/-, extras inc prs, violet cds, red cds, oval Registered types & Parcel types. F-VF U. SG 1-6 cat £290+, plus premium for pmks. (17) (P)
  A$150
(US$102)
(€98)
(£86)
  A$300
(US$204)
(€195)
(£171)
A$
2852
1892-94 opt issue pmks: Old Calabar cds (17) inc 1/- (2), Old Calabar River (2), indistinct oval types (2) & parcel type (12) inc 1/-. F-VF U. SG 1-6 cat £500+, plus premium for better pmks. (35) (P)
  A$300
(US$204)
(€195)
(£171)
  A$500
(US$340)
(€325)
(£285)
A$
2853
1892-94 opt issue pmks: Opobo River cds (31) inc 1d & 2d blks of 4 & 1/-, plus Opobo parcel type (6) inc 1/-. F-VF U. SG 1-6 cat £488+, plus premium for better pmks. (37) (P)
  A$300
(US$204)
(€195)
(£171)
  A$500
(US$340)
(€325)
(£285)
A$
2854
1892-94 opt issue pmks: Qua Ibo Parcel type on 2½d & 'Qua Iboe River' on ½d. VF U. SG 1 & 4 cat £16+, plus premium for rare pmks. (2) (P)
  A$100
(US$68)
(€65)
(£57)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€130)
(£114)
A$
2855
1892-94 opt issue pmks: Sombriero River cds on set ½d to 1/-. F-VF U. SG 1-6 cat £120+, plus premium for rare pmks. (6) (P)
  A$100
(US$68)
(€65)
(£57)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€130)
(£114)
A$
2856
1892-98 Used collection inc 1892-94 Oil Rivers opt QV set to 1/-. 1893 Old Calabar bisect Provisional ½d on QV 1d. 1894 QV set to 1/-, plus shades. 1894 QV set to 1/-, no wmk. 1897-98 QV vals to 2/6, plus shades, wmk crown CA. Selection of forgeries inc blks & Surch. Mostly F-VF U with many interesting pmks noted. SG cat £820+, plus the forgeries not counted but very interesting for specialist. (98) (P)
  A$300
(US$204)
(€195)
(£171)
  A$500
(US$340)
(€325)
(£285)
A$
2857
1892-94 opt issue pmks: Warri parcel type on values to 1/-, plus squared circle (2), extras. F-VF U. SG 2-6 cat £150+, plus premium for rare pmks. (9) (P)
  A$130
(US$88)
(€85)
(£74)
  A$250
(US$170)
(€163)
(£143)
A$
2858
1892-94 opt issue pmks: British transit/arrival, mostly 'Paid Liverpool Br Packet' (7), barred ovals (5) etc, to 1/- (2). F-VF U. SG 1-6 cat £255+, plus premium for rare usages. (15) (P)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€130)
(£114)
  A$400
(US$272)
(€260)
(£228)
A$
2859
1892 use of GB 2½d purple on blue tied to piece with full strike of oval h/s 'Oil Rivers Protectorate Old Calabar 19 AUG 92' pmk, plus partial GB arrival. VF U. SG Z4 cat £1000+, plus premium for full pmk. Extremely rare. 2022 Ceremuga photo-cert. (P)
  A$800
(US$544)
(€520)
(£456)
  A$1500
(US$1020)
(€975)
(£855)
A$
2860
1893 Old Calabar bisect Provisional '½d' on QV 1d lilac, both UL & LR on piece being a partial unsevered pr -halves still joined at base. Superb U, 'Old Calabar OC 25 93' cds. SG 7 cat £280 as loose singles, £450 as pr. Only 936 halves printed. BPA photo-cert. (P)
  A$300
(US$204)
(€195)
(£171)
  A$450
(US$306)
(€293)
(£257)
A$
2861
1893 Old Calabar bisect Provisional ½d red opt QV 1d lilac, LR half. VF U on piece. SG 7 cat £140+, plus premium for piece. Only 936 printed. 2022 Ceremuga photo-cert. (P)
  A$120
(US$82)
(€78)
(£68)
  A$180
(US$122)
(€117)
(£103)
A$
2862
1893 Old Calabar bisect Provisional '½' on QV 1d lilac, unsevered pr of both halves, red opt. Superb fresh M. SG 7a cat £500. Very scarce genuine as only 468 printed. Exp Roumet, plus 2022 Ceremuga photo-cert. (P)
  A$400
(US$272)
(€260)
(£228)
  A$600
(US$408)
(€390)
(£342)
A$
2863
1893 Old Calabar Provisional 'HALF PENNY' opt QV 2d, opt type 3 in violet. F-VF fresh M, sl aging at top. SG 9 cat £550. Rare genuine as only 120 printed. Exp Holcombe, plus 2006 APS photo-cert. (P)
  A$250
(US$170)
(€163)
(£143)
  A$400
(US$272)
(€260)
(£228)
A$
2864
1893 Old Calabar Provisional 'HALF PENNY' opt QV 2d, opt type 3 in violet. Superb U, on piece with Old Calabar MR 16 94 cds. SG 9 cat £375+, plus premium for piece. Rare genuine as only 120 printed. 2013 Brandon photo-cert. (P)
  A$300
(US$204)
(€195)
(£171)
  A$450
(US$306)
(€293)
(£257)
A$
2865
1893 Old Calabar Provisional 'HALF PENNY' opt QV 2½d, opt type 4 in green. Superb U, Old Calabar MR 16 94 cds. SG 11 cat £275+. Rare genuine as only 180 printed. 2022 Ceremuga photo-cert. (P)
  A$220
(US$150)
(€143)
(£125)
  A$350
(US$238)
(€228)
(£200)
A$
2866
1893 Old Calabar Provisional 'HALF PENNY' opt QV 2½d, opt type 4 in green on piece with Oil Rivers opt QV 1d lilac horiz pr, plus 2d grey-green & carmine. VF U, squared circle 'Old Calabar NO 28 94' cds. SG 2, 3 & 11 cat £307+, plus premium for rare Registered cover franking piece. Rare genuine as only 180 printed of ½d on 2½d. 2022 Ceremuga photo-cert. (P)
  A$250
(US$170)
(€163)
(£143)
  A$400
(US$272)
(€260)
(£228)
A$
2867
1893 Old Calabar Provisional 'HALF PENNY' on QV 2½d, opt type 4 in carmine. Superb fresh MLH. SG 13 cat £450. Rare genuine as only 120 printed. 2010 Brandon photo-cert. (P)
  A$375
(US$255)
(€244)
(£214)
  A$500
(US$340)
(€325)
(£285)
A$
2868
1893 Old Calabar Provisional 'HALF PENNY' opt QV 2½d, opt type 4 in blue. Superb fresh MLH. SG 14 cat £450. Rare genuine as only 120 printed. 2010 Brandon photo-cert. (P)
  A$375
(US$255)
(€244)
(£214)
  A$500
(US$340)
(€325)
(£285)
A$
2869
1893 Old Calabar Provisional 'HALF PENNY' on QV 2½d, opt type 5 in vermilion. VF U. SG 17 cat £225. Rare genuine as only 240 printed. BPA photo-cert. (P)
  A$150
(US$102)
(€98)
(£86)
  A$220
(US$150)
(€143)
(£125)
A$
2870
1893 Old Calabar Provisional 'HALF PENNY' on QV 2d, opt type 7 in violet. Superb U. SG 20 cat £275. Rare genuine as only 120 printed. Brandon photo-cert. (P)
  A$220
(US$150)
(€143)
(£125)
  A$350
(US$238)
(€228)
(£200)
A$
2871
1893 Old Calabar Provisional 'HALF PENNY' on QV 2½d, opt type 7 in vermilion. Superb fresh MLH. SG 21 cat £400. Rare genuine as only 180 printed. BPA photo-cert. (P)
  A$300
(US$204)
(€195)
(£171)
  A$450
(US$306)
(€293)
(£257)
A$
2872
1893 Old Calabar Provisional 'Half Penny' opt QV 2½d, opt type 8 in vermilion. Superb fresh MLH. SG 25 cat £550. Rare genuine as only 60 printed. BPA photo-cert. (P)
  A$450
(US$306)
(€293)
(£257)
  A$650
(US$442)
(€423)
(£371)
A$
2873
1893 Old Calabar Provisional 'Half Penny' opt QV 2½d, opt type 8 in green. Superb fresh MLH. SG 27 cat £550. Rare genuine as only 60 printed. Holcombe photo-cert. (P)
  A$450
(US$306)
(€293)
(£257)
  A$650
(US$442)
(€423)
(£371)
A$
2874
1893 Old Calabar Provisional 'HALF PENNY' opt QV 2d, opt type 9 in blue. FM, sl faded & disturbed gum. SG 30 cat £2250. Rare genuine as only 60 printed & most used. 2001 Brandon photo-cert. (P)
  A$700
(US$476)
(€455)
(£399)
  A$1000
(US$680)
(€650)
(£570)
A$
2875
1893 Old Calabar Provisional 'HALF PENNY' opt QV 2d, opt type 9 in blue. VF U, on piece with squared circles Old Calabar MR 94 cds. SG 30 cat £800. Very rare genuine as only 60 printed. 2004 BPA photo-cert. (P)
  A$600
(US$408)
(€390)
(£342)
  A$900
(US$612)
(€585)
(£513)
A$
2876
1893 Old Calabar Provisional 'HALF PENNY' opt QV 2½d, opt type 9 in vermilion. VF fresh MLH. SG 31 cat £650. Rare genuine as only 60 printed. 2014 Sismondo photo-cert. (P)
  A$500
(US$340)
(€325)
(£285)
  A$700
(US$476)
(€455)
(£399)
A$
2877
1893 Old Calabar Provisional 'HALF PENNY' opt QV 2½d, opt type 9 in blue. Superb fresh MLH. SG 32 cat £425. Rare genuine as only 120 printed. Brandon photo-cert. (P)
  A$325
(US$221)
(€211)
(£185)
  A$475
(US$323)
(€309)
(£271)
A$
2878
1893 Old Calabar Provisional 'One Shilling' on QV 2d, opt in violet. VF U. SG 37 cat £450. Rare genuine as only 240 printed. Brandon photo-cert. (P)
  A$300
(US$204)
(€195)
(£171)
  A$450
(US$306)
(€293)
(£257)
A$
2879
1894 QV 1d orange-vermilion diag bisected (UR half) on piece with QV 2d lake. VFU, Bonny SP 7 94 squared circle cds. SG 52b & 53 cat £800 for on cover. (P)
  A$100
(US$68)
(€65)
(£57)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€130)
(£114)
A$
2880
1894 Opobo River bisect Provisional '½' opt QV 1d pale blue (right vertical half), perf 14½-15. VF U, sl crease, on piece with 'Opobo River AU 23 94' cds. SG 58 cat £375+, plus premium for piece. Rare genuine as only 240 printed. 2010 Brandon photo-cert. (P)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€130)
(£114)
  A$300
(US$204)
(€195)
(£171)
A$
2881
1894 Opobo River bisect Provisional '1' on 2d (left half) 12mm opt. Superb U, on piece with 'Opobo River OC 14 94' cds. SG 59 cat £375+, plus premium for piece. Rare, only 360 printed. Brandon photo-cert. (P)
  A$300
(US$204)
(€195)
(£171)
  A$450
(US$306)
(€293)
(£257)
A$
2882
1894 Opobo River bisect Provisional '½' blue opt QV 1d vermilion, left half, perf 14½. Superb U, on piece with 'Opobo River OC 29 94' cds. SG 64 cat £550+, plus premium for piece. RPSL photo-cert. (P)
  A$450
(US$306)
(€293)
(£257)
  A$650
(US$442)
(€423)
(£371)
A$
2883
1894 Old Calabar Provisional 'ONE HALF PENNY' on QV 2½d blue. VF U, squared circle pmk. SG 65 cat £250. Rare genuine as only 960 printed. 2022 Ceremuga photo-cert. (P)
  A$150
(US$102)
(€98)
(£86)
  A$220
(US$150)
(€143)
(£125)
A$
2884
1894 Old Calabar Provisional 'ONE HALF PENNY' on QV 2½d blue, on piece with QV 2d. Superb U, squared circle Old Calabar NO 28 94 cds. SG 53 & 65 cat £257+, plus premium for piece. 2022 Ceremuga photo-cert. (P)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€130)
(£114)
  A$300
(US$204)
(€195)
(£171)
A$
2885
1898 'CONSULAR' opt QV 2/6 brown opt type B. F-VF F/C, sl staining, m/s date & circular h/s. Bft 6. Very rare. (P)
  A$100
(US$68)
(€65)
(£57)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€130)
(£114)
A$
2886
Postal Stationery: 1893 use of QV ½d brown opt Postcard with Bonny parcel type pmk to GB with Bonny River & Liverpool Packet cds. Another Old Calabar River to Paul Kiderlen. Then opt 1d red (3) with Opobo River 1893 to GB. Brass River to GB, & Bonny squared circle 1894 registered with additional stamp gone. Large opt 1d red Opobo River to Opobo with Christmas Greetings, & another Bonny River 1899 in blue to London with New Year Greetings from 'Fort George Bakana 25 11 99' H&G 1-3. (7). (P)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€130)
(£114)
  A$400
(US$272)
(€260)
(£228)
A$
2887
1893 cover (edge flts) franked opt 1d lilac strip of 5 tied by 'Old Calabar River OC 1 93' cds. To GB with Paid Liverpool Br Packet 1 NOV 93 transit cds in red. SG 2 cat £55+ as loose stamps & 'from x15' for single on cover. Very rare franking. (P)
  A$150
(US$102)
(€98)
(£86)
  A$300
(US$204)
(€195)
(£171)
A$
2888
Registered Mail: 1894 cover franked 2d & 5d tied 'Old Calabar River DE 11 93', to GB. 1894 Reg envelope front with 1d & 2d Old Calabar River to GB. 1894 ½d-5d Reg Old Calabar to Australia with arrival b/s. Unused Oil Rivers opt Reg envelope size F. Also Consulat General cover 2½d to GB & 1898 'Golfe de Benin' 15c envelope (extra stamp gone) to Oil River b/s 'Old Calabar River'. (P)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€130)
(£114)
  A$400
(US$272)
(€260)
(£228)
A$
2889
Postal Stationery: 1893 Registered envelope with flap & part of reverse gone, franked opt 1d & 2d, another also w/o flap franked 1d & 5d prs, both Old Calabar River to GB. 1894 franked QV ½d to 1/- also to GB. Finally unknown origin missing flap & w/o any reverse text (formular?) franked QV 1d tied by 'Warri 16 JU 99' pmk to GB. H&G C3, 3a, 4 & unknown. (4) (P)
  A$200
(US$136)
(€130)
(£114)
  A$400
(US$272)
(€260)
(£228)
A$
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