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Stamp auction - 10 March 2011 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 10 March 2011. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 138 - Nigeria
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
Used (on letter or envelope)
Lagos: 1892-93 very scarce pair of 1d on 1½d provisional postcards (two different types - the rare 'deleted halfpenny' plus '1d' opt) used to Kamerun or Germany, both cancelled by the LAGOS/W.AFRICA small c.d.s. Very fine. (2) £100 to 120 £140.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
Oil Rivers: GB 2d registered E optd. for use in the Protectorate, mailed to UK (1893) with additional optd. GB ½d (2), 1d (2) & 2d stamps cancelled by Old Calabar River c.d.s. (flap torn o/w fine). £70 to 85 £86.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
Oil Rivers Protectorate: 1894-99 trio of scarce optd. GB 1d postcards (Niger Coast (2) or Oil Rivers) to UK cancelled at Bonny River, Forcados River or Old Calabar River, two with Liverpool 'packet' c.d.s. (3) £75 to 90 £105.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
Lagos: 1895 2d registered E used to Switzerland, uprated with ½d (strip of 3) & 1d stamps cancelled by neat LAGOS/W.AFRICA c.d.s. with oval registered d.s. transits of Liverpool & London. Fresh & attractive exhibition piece. £80 to 100 £72.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
Lagos: 1898 pair of printed E's used to Austria with ½d & 2d or ½d & 1d pair stamps cancelled by 'dumb' barred oval - Lagos c.d.s. on reverse. Scarce. (2) £70 to 90 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
Southern Nigeria ½d on 1d postcard (crease) uprated with 1d stamp for the UK with Benin City c.d.s. Also 1904-05 PPC's (2) cancelled at Egwanga; in addition 1929 E to UK with GB 1½d & Nigeria ½d stamps with large undated single ring PAQUEBOT/LAGOS & GB postage dues. (4) £70 to 90 £110.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
Registered Mail: 1923 large format registered E used to London with ½d & 2½d stamps cancelled at Keffi with transit c.d.s. of Jeema, Jos & Lagos on reverse. Also 1938 OHMS registered cover ex Lagos with fine wax seal of the GPO & red OFFICIAL PAID, LAGOS c.d.s. with year inserted in red ink. Scarce pair. (2) £65 to 80 £96.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
Missent marks etc. 1935 long E to UK (small faults) with KGV 1d stamps (9) cancelled at Ibadan with boxed MISSENT TO IBARA & scarce IBARA c.d.s. on reverse. Also 1928 piece with 1d cancelled by PARCELS LOKOJA c.d.s. & s/line AFFRANCHI & 1933 OHMS cover with RLO LAGOS c.d.s. (4) £160 to 200 £220.00
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