Sale No: 5
Lot No: 1531
Cat No: Collection
Neat little pre-WWII group including 1901 1d Envelope & 1902 PPC both from 'OLD CALABAR RIVER', 1933 airmail to Germany with 'SAPELE' skeleton cds, 1936 printed matter unusually with 'MAKURDI' transit & 'OBI' arrival b/s, 1940 KGVI 3d Registration Envelope by air to GB with 2/6d tied by oval '.../KADUNA NORTH NIGERIA' d/s plus similar transit b/s of '.../KADUNA JUNCTION', others with postmarks of 'ILORIN', 'OBA', 'ONITSHA' & 'PORT HARCOURT', an unused PPC 'Annexation of the Territory of the King of Addo', and a couple of others, fine to very fine.
NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE: 1894-98 selection to 6d annotated with all-different postmarks witrh cds including 'BAKANA', 'BENIN' in red, 'QUA-IBOE RIVER' (& a part-strike in violet), 'SAPELE' & 'SOMBREIRO', squared-circles including 'SAPELE' and 'WARRI' x2 (one in red), and oval 'REGISTERED/...' comprising '.../AKASSA', '.../BENIN [RIVER]', '.../BONNY', '.../BRASS', '.../FORCADOS' and '.../WARR', the stamps & postmarks both generally fine to very fine. (Image1)
Opening AU$ 75.00
Closed..May-20-2021, 18:00:00 EST
Sold For 75
Sale No: 5
Lot No: 1534
NIGER COMPANY TERRITORIES: GB ½d vermilion pair tied to small piece by largely very fine strike of the double-boxed 'THE ROYAL NIGER COMPANY/CHARTERED & LIMITED/22JAN1899/POST OFFICE/BURUTU' d/s SG Z43 in violet, Cat £300++.