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Stamp auction - 29 June 2016 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 29 June 2016. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 153 - Nigeria
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1291
 M
 Used
THE NIGERIAS collection of predominantly M & a few FU housed in a spring back album. Highlights incl. Lagos 1874 to 1s U, 1876 to 1s U, 1882 to 4d U, 1884-86 to 6d U + 2/6d U, 1887-1902 CCA 2d to 10s set M, 1904-06 set M (2d is FU), selection of SPECIMEN opts incl. KEVII 5s. Niger Coast Protectorate - Oil Rivers 1892 Optd set M, Niger Coast 1894 ½d, 2d, 2½d, 1s (2) M, ½d & 5d U, 1894 May vals to 1s M incl. 2d (2), 5d (3), ½d, 1d, 2½d & 1s FU, 1897 March set M incl. extra shades. Northern Nigeria 1900 CCA set to 2/6d M, 1902 CCA set M (1d & 2½d & 6d vals are FU), 1905-07 MCCA set M, 1910 MCCA set M, 1912 MCCA set M, Southern Nigeria 1901 set to 5s M, 1903-04 CCA set to 10s M, 1904-09 set M incl. extra shades, 1907-11 MCCA set M, 1912 MCCA set M. Nigeria 1914 MCCA set M + extra shades etc. 1921-32 MSCA set M incl. both Dies etc. 1936 Pictorial Defin set M. KGVI well represented with shades, perfs etc. Finally a range of covers complements this fine collection. (357 + 11 covers), Cat. £6750 + covers. £1800 to 2200 £2400.00
1292
 M
 Used
1914-61 valuable collection housed in a Devon album commencing with the 1914-29 MCCA set, appears complete with different papers incl. 1s (12), 5s (5), 10s (5), £1 (4), also a SPECIMEN set (excl. 1d), also a FU range incl. 2/6d (5), 5s (4), 10s (5) & £1 (2), 1921-32 MSCA set incl. 5s Die I & II, 10s Die I, Die II (2), also 1d wmk inverted block of four, ½ gutter pair Die I & II (SG.15c) fine M, also a VFU set incl. 5p (2), 10s Die I (2), 2d Colour Trials (6) in chestnut & chocolate, 1936 Pictorial Defin set Perf SPECIMEN, basic M set incl. 5s (2), 10s (2), £1 (3) incl. marginal single, £1 (2), also Proof of the central vignettes of the top three vals, 1935 Jubilee set M & VFU + perf SPECIMEN set (excl. 1/3d), M set incl. variations noted 2/6d (7) + marginal pair & marginal block, 5s (4), later incl. 1948 Wedding M & U sets, 1953 & 1961 Defins incl. Plate blocks etc. A superb lot offered intact, well worth viewing. Cat. £14000++ £4000 to 6000 £5800.00
1293
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930-31 pair of reg covers to UK, 5d frankings with scarce pmks of 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) £80 to 100 N/S
1294
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1931 4s booklet inscribed 'STAMPS BOOKLET/NIGERIA', contains 12 x 1d & 24 x 1½d stamps in panes of six, fine & very rare, SG.SB7. Cat. £2500 £800 to 1000 £1700.00
1295
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1936 (29.10) Lagos - London first 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) £100 to 120 N/S
1296
 Used
1937-49 KGVI VFU collection incl. 1938 vals to 5s (4), 1948 Silver Wedding set. SIERRA LEONE 1937-49 incl. 1938 set, 1948 Silver Wedding set etc. (69) Cat. £320 £70 to 85 N/S
1297
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1941 PAA 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
1298
Used (on letter or envelope)
1942-48 pair of covers with WWII octagonal CROWN/PASSED/PP30 censor mark in red, G.P.O 14/12/42 c.d.s (this mark seen one day only 6/5/44), other reg. 4½d rate cover to Cornwall with Abagana c.d.s. & label, reverse official label, sealed by Assistant Surveyor, Enugu District with m/s 'INTERCEPTED UNDER SECTION 24 NIGERIAN P.O ORDINANCE 1928.' A scarce pair. (2) £70 to 90 £105.00
1299
 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
1300
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1963 Feb 17th first Official flight to London Kano - Maidugari leg envelope franked 2d & Maidugari - London cover franked 6d, 1936 Imperial Airways first 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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