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Stamp auction - 10 November 2016 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 10 November 2016. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 154 - Niger Coast Protectorate
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1225
Used (on letter or envelope)
1892-1900 registered stationery envelopes, 18 unused & 1 SPECIMEN, incl. 2 from Lagos, mixed condition. £80 to 100 £82.00
1226
Used (on letter or envelope)
POSTAL STATIONERY range comprising cards with Oil Rivers 1892-93 ½d (2) unused & 1d unused & used (3). Registered env 1892 2d size G h/stamped 'SPECIMEN,' also Niger Coast Protectorate cards with 1895 1d used (2) & registered env 1897 2d size G ovptd 'SPECIMEN' (light overall toning). A good lot. (10) £140 to 180 N/S
1227
 M
1893 (Type 4) ½d in vermilion on 2½d purple on blue, M, SG.12, Cat. £1200. £350 to 450 £440.00
1228
 M
1893 (Type 4) ½d in blue on 2½d purple on blue, M (trace of a crease at right - not affecting fine appearance), SG.14, Cat. £425. £80 to 100 £110.00
1229
 Used
1893 (Type 5) ½ in vermilion on 2½d purple on blue, plus ½d in vermilion (Type 7) on 2½d purple on blue (BPA Cert. 1978) & ½d in violet (Type 9) on 2d green & carmine (a little washed), all U, SG.17, 21 & 29, Cat. £755. £120 to 150 £120.00
1230
 M
1893 (Type 7) ½d in vermilion on 2½d purple on blue, M (small adhesion on reverse), SG.21, Cat. £375. £100 to 130 £155.00
1231
Used on piece or front
1894 ½d on 2½d blue showing variety 'OIE' for 'ONE' used with 1894 (Jan) 2d & (May) 2d & 2½d on piece, all tied by Old Calabar River squared circle d/stamp (19.11.94), fine, SG.65b, Cat. £1200 £250 to 300 N/S
1232
Used on piece or front
1894 '1' (12mm) on half 2d green & carmine (Jun-Oct), a left half on small piece, clearly tied by Opobo squared circle d/stamp (24.6.94), fine. Rare dated before Oct. BPA Cert. 1983, SG.59, Cat. £375. £150 to 200 N/S
1233
 M
1897-98 6d (a few perfs thinned at top), 2/6d, 10s deep violet & 10s bright violet, each ovptd 'SPECIMEN,' fine M, SG.71, 73s, 74s, Cat. £365 £80 to 100 £80.00
1234
Used (on letter or envelope)
1900 (27 Jun) envelope reg to Berlin, bearing 1897 ½d, 2½d & 6d, each tied by 'REGISTERED/NEW CALABAR' oval d/stamp & showing on reverse, London & arrival (24.7) d/stamps. £300 to 350 £360.00
 
   
       
   
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