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Stamp auction - 27 November 2014 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 27 November 2014. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 149 - Nigeria
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
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
 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
Used on piece or front
1940 KGVI cancellations on piece arranged alphabetically in a stock book incl. Cameroons, many skeletons & scarce small offices. (100's) £150 to 200 £185.00
 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
Used (on letter or envelope)
1950's commercial covers incl. registered to UK, good variety of smaller PO's Abraka to Zavia, various single or mixed frankings, condition a little mixed. (64) £80 to 100 N/S
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
 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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