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Stamp auction - 27 March 2014 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 27 March 2014. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 147 - Nigeria
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
935
 Used
THE NIGERIAS 1892-1970's good to VFU collection on leaves incl. NIGER COAST 1892 to 1s, 1894 (Jan) ½d, 2d, 2½d & 1s, 1894 (May) 1s (2), 5d (2), 2½d (2), 1d & ½d (2). NORTHERN NIGERIA 1900 to 1s (also 2/6d slightly faded), 1902 to 10s, 1905 to 2/6d (2) (excl. 5d), 1910 to 5s (excl. 5d) & 1912 to £1 (excl. 5d). SOUTHERN NIGERIA 1901 to 1s, 1903 to 10s, 1907-11 to £1 & 1913 to £1. NIGERIA 1914 to £1 (some shades to 1s), Silver Jubilee, 1936 to 1s, Coronation, 1938 all perfs. to 5s (4), Silver Wedding & UPU. 1953-75 almost complete & finally BIAFRA mainly good to FU. ST Cat. £3800+ (several 100's) £400 to 600 £760.00
936
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930-31 pair of reg. covers to UK, 5d frankings with scarce postmarks Numan and Damaturu with reg. labels named in red m/s, 1931 3d reg + 1d (2) envelope with AFIKPO cancels to Newcastle upon Tyne, 1936 pair RETOUR marked airmails from GB being FF London - Kano, another addressed FORTLAMY b/stamps also MAIDUGENI - Nigeria - unusual. (5) £100 to 120 N/S
937
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1936 (29.10) Lagos-London 1st Flight, series of illustrated envelopes for certain stages of the route, franked 2d for internal mail, 6d for England. The 6d frankings made up by pairs of the scarcer 3d, P.12½ x 13½, each bears 4 line dated flight cachet (17) £120 to 160 N/S
938
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1941 Pan-Am's FAM 22 Flight to Accra, Nigerian acceptance covers for return stages incl. Bathhurst, Gambia, Belem & Natal, Brazil, Trinidad, Puerto Rico & Miami. Frankings range from 1/6d to 3s. All bear 'First-Airmail USA-Nigeria' dated cachet. (6) £40 to 55 N/S
939
 M
 Used
1953-67 M & U collection on leaves incl. mainly VFU complete sets of defins, commems & Postage Dues. (282) Cat. £329 £50 to 60 N/S
940
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1963 Feb 17th 1st Official flight to London Kano - Maidugari leg envelope franked 2d & Maidugari - London cover franked 6d, 1936 Imperial Airways 1st flights locally from Kano - Kadung, Kano - Oshogbo, Kano - Miuna, Miuna - Lagos, Miuna - Oshogbo, Oshogbo - Lagos - all bear 2d or combinations to 2d. (8) £60 to 75 N/S
 
   
       
   
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