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Stamp auction - 4 February 2016 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 4 February 2016. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 152 - Lagos
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1876 4d carmine with variety Wmk Sideways & 1884 CA 1d rose carmine with variety Wmk Inverted, fine U, SG.14a, 22a, Cat. £250 £60 to 90 £60.00
1887-1902 1d to 10s set of twelve - 4d with some shortish perfs at top & 5d with slightly rounded top left corner, 1904 CA ½d to 10s set of ten, each ovptd 'SPECIMEN,' fine M, SG.30s/41s, 44s/53s, Cat. £550 £120 to 150 £120.00
1887-1902 CCA 2d to 10s (9 vals) M, from SG.30/41. (9) Cat. £200 £50 to 70 £50.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
POSTAL STATIONERY collection comprising cards with 1887 1½d U, unused, & reply paid used, 1892 with 'HALFPENNY' crossed through by red ink, addressed in pencil & cancelled to order, 1892 1d on 1½d U (2) - both types, 1893 1d ovptd 'SPECIMEN,' U & unused reply paid ovptd 'SPECIMEN' & used, 1902 1d & reply paid ovptd 'SPECIMEN' & reply paid used. Registered envelopes 1895 2d size G unused & used, 1900 2d ovptd 'SPECIMEN' and unused, 1902 2d ovptd 'SPECIMEN' and used. A good lot. (20) £275 to 325 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1892 (12 Sep) Officer's envelope (complete with contents) from Eric Campbell at Jebu Ode to his brother, Sir Duncan Campbell at Barcandine in London and re-directed to Wimbledon, bearing 1891 2½d ultramarine, tied by oval of bars & with London squared circle (22nd Oct) alongside, showing '2½' in red crayon & 'PAID LIVERPOOL BR. PACKET' c.d.s. (22nd Oct) at left, the reverse with Government House imprint (deleted), Lagos (20th Sep) & London (22nd Oct) c.d.s. The contents refer to the local flora & fauna, a visit from the Governor who is a keen collector of butterflies, the envelope with a few stains in places though a most unusual cover, the writer serving with Lagos Expeditionary Force against the Jebu tribe. Provenance: John Sacher, Nov 2009 £200 to 250 £200.00
1904-06 MCCA set M (the ½d & 2d vals are wmk CCA) SG. 54/63. (10) Cat. £170 £50 to 65 £60.00
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