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The Gernot Reiners Collection of Togo and Cameroon - The Anglo-French Occupation continued...

French Togo - Postal History (by Date)
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107 c ImageTOGO (French), Dahomey Used in Togo, 1913-17, 10c Orange Red & Rose, 25c Ultramarine & Deep Blue (47, 54; Yvert 47, 50). Tied by "Anecho, Togo 3/7" (1915) circular datestamps with additional strike at bottom left on cover to Paris, France, manuscript "Recommandee" at top left, Cotonu and Grand Popo transit backstamps, 25c with pre-affixing crease, Very Fine and scarce commercial use of the Dahomey stamps used in Togo, sender likely thought the cover was eligible for internal letter rate (10c+25 registry fee) though we believe this cover went unregistered and overpaid the 25c external letter rate instead (Image)

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E. $ 300-400

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108 c ImageTOGO (French), Dahomey Used in Togo, 1913-17, 10c Orange Red & Rose (47; Yvert 47). Vertical pair, tied by well-struck "Nuatja, Togo 27/1 16" circular datestamp with additional strike at bottom left on preprinted cover to Lome, violet Lome censor marking and Lome arrival backstamps, cover with light soiling, still Fine, this is the only example used from Nuatja during the French administration which was located on the railway line from Lome to Atakpame, not even uses on stamps are recorded, unrecorded by Martin-Walton, paying the internal rate of weight from 50g-100g (Image)

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E. $ 500-750

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109 c ImageTOGO (French), Dahomey, Used in Togo, 5c Postal Card. Cancelled by "Anecho, Togo 5/2 16" circular datestamp with additional strike at left, unaddressed except with "Otto Standenmayer, Lome (Togo)" handstamp and violet Lome censor marking, card with slight thin from mounting, otherwise Very Fine, only recorded example by Dr. Reiners, unrecorded by Martin & Walton (Image)

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E. $ 400-500

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110   TOGO (French), Dahomey Used in Togo and 1916 Overprints. Without overprint incl. ten stamps up to 75c with bold Anecho circular datestamps plus four covers, one 10c from Sokode, one 25c single on cover, two 25c paying registered rate and third with 20c on uprated 5c on 5pf Overprinted postal card (with Holcombe certificate), 1916 Overprints with three registered covers, first with 1c-50c values, second with 75c and 1fr values, third with 1fr-5fr values, latter two used from Atakpame, Fine-Very Fine group

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E. $ 400-500

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111 c ImageTOGO (French), 1915, 10c on 10pf Postal Reply Card. Unsevered, both cards with "Anecho, Togo 10/8" (1915) circular datestamp, outgoing side addressed to Cambridge, England and with violet censor handstamp and initials, reply side blank, Very Fine and extremely rare, while there is no indication this actually saw postal service, unlikely no more than a few exist, with 2016 B.P.B. certificate (Image)

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112 c ImageTOGO (French), 1915, 10c on 10pf Postal Card. Cancelled by clear "Anecho, Togo 11/8" (1915) circular datestamp on unaddressed card, fresh and Very Fine, a scarce postal card, it is interesting to note that both the French and British stationery were overprinted by the Catholic Mission in Lome though British stationery was not used until Aug. 26 (Image)

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113 c ImageTOGO (French), 1915 "Franchise Militaire" Cover. Cancelled by "Anecho, Togo 13/10" (1915) circular datestamp and addressed to Cotonou, Dahomey, manuscript "FM" at top and violet "Commandant Militaire, Troupes francaises, d'occupation du Togo" three-line handstamp, Grand Popo transit and Cotonou arrival backstamps, cover slightly reduced at right, still Very Fine, only a few examples of the "FM" free franking privilege for certain military officials are known from Togo (Image)

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114 c ImageTOGO (French), 1916 "Franchise Militaire" Cover. Cover with clear "Sokode, Togo 23.6 16" circular datestamp and addressed to Paris, France, manuscript "FM" (Franchise Militaire) at top with solider information at bottom left, Atakpame and Lome transit backstamps, violet Lome censor marking, cover with minor edge wear and mounting adhesions on reverse, otherwise Fine and rare, few strikes of the Sokode datestamp are known used during French period as well as only a few examples of the "FM" free franking privilege for certain military officials are known from Togo (Image)

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115 c ImageTOGO (British & French), 1917 British & French Mixed Franking Cover to Switzerland. With British 10pf Carmine horizontal pair and 40pf Lake & Black, First Setting (37, 41; SG H3, H7) and French 1c, 2c and 50c Overprints (176-177, 188; Yvert 84-85, 96), all tied by "Anecho, Togo 22/5 17" circular datestamps with additional strike at left on large registered cover to Basel, Switzerland, part of Basel arrival backstamp, cover with recipient partially erased and missing backflap, while certainly philatelic with overpayment, mixed frankings are scarce and were allowed between the French and British portions of Togo, very late use of the British First Setting stamps (Image)

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E. $ 750-1,000

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116 c ImageTOGO (French), 1916, 1c-5c Dahomey Overprints (176-179; Yvert 84-87). Three 4c and two 5c, all tied by clearly struck "Porto Seguro, Togo 30/12 18" circular datestamps with additional strike at right on cover to Basel, Switzerland, Lome and Accra transit backstamps, violet Accra censor marking, Very Fine, very few examples of this postmark are recorded (Image)

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E. $ 400-500

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117 c ImageTOGO (French), 1918 "Franchise Militaire" Cover. Cover with clear "Atakpame, Togo 25.7 18" circular datestamp and addressed to Paris, France, manuscript "FM" (Franchise Militaire) at top left with solider information at bottom left, Anecho and Grand Popo transit and Paris arrival backstamps, Very Fine and rare, only a few examples of the "FM" free franking privilege for certain military officials are known from Togo (Image)

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