OTHER BRITISH AFRICA / FOREIGN AFRICA
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1903-05 KEVII 5c to 2p. overprints on Gibraltar, wmk. Crown CA. Set of seven values each a lower left corner BLOCK OF 12 (3x4) plate '1' in margin. The centre stamp upper row of each showing Broad top to 'M' (row 7/3, left pane). Odd minor bends, hinged on margins and upper row otherwise wonderfully fresh unmounted. A RARE AND SPECTACULAR group. SG 9/9b - 23/23b
1914 KGV 10/- Seahorse '12 PESETAS' overprint, Waterlow printing, indigo-blue. Upper right corner copy showing the variety (OVERPRINT AND) SURCHARGE DOUBLE, ONE ALBINO, the albino being almost coincident. Most unusually a pre-printing paper crease running through margin and just into stamp. Hinged on margin stamp superb fresh unmounted. BPA certificate (1978). Striking. SG 138a
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Last update: 17th January, 2022
MAURITIUS
AA4296 1861 QV 6d Britannia, dull purple-slate. Upper left corner pair, lightly cancelled. Delightful. SG 33 £150
AA5542 1878 QV 'TWO CENTS' dull rose, (lower label blank). Superb unmounted. SG 83 £30
AM876 1894 watermark Crown CA, QV 15c blue. Block of four, superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 108 £75
AM877 1883-94 watermark Crown CA, QV 25c olive-yellow. Block of four, very fine unmounted mint with evenly yellowed gum. SG 110 £75
AA5551 1895-99 Arms. Complete set of six values. Fine or very fine mint. SG 127-132 £25
AA5545 1898 36c Diamond Jubilee. Very fine fresh mint. SG 133 £10
AA5547 1899 15c La Bourdonnais. Minor red fibres on reverse, fine mint. SG 136 £20
AA5544 1900 QV '4 Cents' on 16c chestnut surcharge. Very fine unmounted. SG 137 £25
AA5558 1900-05 Arms, wmk. multiple Crown CC. 1c to 50c set of 15 values plus 25c on chalk-surfaced paper. Very fine fresh mint. SG 138-152, 151a £175
AA5546 1904 Arms, wmk. Crown CA, black and carmine on blue. Major variety WATERMARK INVERTED. Very fine fresh mint. SG 143w £25
AA5552 1902 25c Arms, green and carmine on green, chalk-surfaced paper, wmk. multiple Crown CA. Superb and fresh unmounted. SG 151a £10
AA2365 1900 1r grey-black and carmine, wmk. Crown CC. Major variety WATERMARK INVERTED. Very fine fresh mint. SG 153w £110
AA5554 1904-07 Arms, wmk. multiple Crown CA. Complete set of eight values plus 2c and 6c chalk-surfaced papers. Very fine fresh mint. SG 164-175, 165a, 168a £135
AA5557 1910 KEVII and Arms. Complete set of 15 values plus 6c pale red shade. Very fine fresh mint. SG 181-195 £250
AA5561 1913-21 KGV keytype, wmk. multiple Crown CA. Complete set of eight values plus the Die II for 25c and 1r. Very fine fresh mint, a number unmounted including the 10r. SG 196-204d, 199d, 201b £250
AA5573 1913 KGV 5c keytype, wmk. multiple Crown CA, slate-grey and carmine shade. Very fine unmounted. SG 196a £18
AM981 1914 KGV keytype, Die I, watermark multiple Crown CA, 12c greyish slate. Upper marginal pair showing Plate number ‘8’ and sheet number ‘386’. Very fine mint with hinge remnant on one stamp, the other being unmounted. SG 198 £45
AA5562 1921 KGV 1r keytype, wmk. multiple Crown CA, black on emerald (olive back). Very fine mint. SG 201a £12
AA5564 1913-21 KGV 5r keytype, wmk. multiple Crown CA, green and red on orange-buff. Very fine mint. SG 203 £110
AA5565 1913 KGV 10R keytype, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, green and red on green (blue-green back). Very fine mint. SG 204 £75
AA1860 1922 KGV 10R keytype, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, die II, green and red on emerald (emerald back). Upper right corner block of four, running sheet number '46'. Superb unmounted. Lovely. SG 204d £275
AA5559 1921-26 Arms, wmk. multiple Script CA. 1c to 20c complete set of 17 values plus 15c cobalt shade. All bar the 4c green unmounted, very fine and fresh. SG 205-221, 219b £85
AA5555 1921 6c Arms carmine, wmk. multiple Script CA. Major variety WATERMARK REVERSED. Superb and fresh unmounted. SG 212x £125
AA3920 1924 50r dull purple and green. Block of four each pair cancelled with violet '29 JUL. 1927' fiscal cancellations. Fresh colours, an impressive and scarce multiple. SG 222 fiscal use £450
AA5572 1921-34 KGV keytype, wmk. multiple Script CA. Complete set of 20 values. Very fine mint. SG 223-241 £210
AA5578 1932 KGV 4c keytype, wmk. multiple Crown CA, green. Showing Open 'C' flaw (row 9/6, right pane). Superb unmounted. Scarce as such. SG 226ca £250
AA5569 1921-34 KGV 5c keytype, wmk. multiple Script CA, grey and carmine Die I. Superb unmounted. SG 227a £20
AA5570 1921-34 KGV 10c keytype, wmk. multiple Script CA, carmine-red Die I. Superb unmounted. SG 230a £25
AM982 1934 KGV keytype, Die II, watermark multiple Script CA, 12c grey (Type B). Upper left corner block of four showing Plate number ‘28’. Superb unmounted mint. SG 232b £165
AA5568 1921-34 KGV 20c keytype, wmk. multiple Script CA, Prussian blue Die II. Very fine mint. SG 235a £22
AA5556 1925 Arms surcharges. Set of three values. Very fine mint. SG 242-244 £7
AA5560 1935 KGV Silver Jubilee. Set of four values perforated 'SPECIMEN'. Very fine and fresh mint. SG 245s-248s £110
AA5553 1935 KGV Silver Jubilee. Set of four values. Superb unmounted. SG 245-248 £40
AA5295 1935 KGV Silver Jubilee. Set of four lower right corner blocks of four showing plate numbers in margins, 5c and 1r '4' and 12c plus 20c '2B'. Very fine unmounted. Uncommon. SG 245-248 £225
AA5583 1937 KGVI 20c Coronation, positional (by printer's guide line) left marginal strip of three, showing line by sceptre flaw on right stamp (row 5/3). Superb unmounted. SG 251, 251b £75
AA3994 1937 KGVI 20c Coronation, positional (by printer's guide line) left marginal block of six showing line by sceptre flaw lower right stamp (row 5/3) plus similar to line through sword flaw stamp alongside (row 5/2). Superb unmounted. SG 251, 251b £85
AA4298 1938-49 KGVI keytype, complete set of 12 values. Superb unmounted. SG 252-263a £90
AA5584 1938-49 KGVI keytype, complete set of 12 values plus all listed shades/printings and paper types, a total of 23 stamps. Very fine or superb unmounted. SG 252-263a £450
AA3287 1938-49 KGVI keytype, range mounted on three album pages comprising a complete range of shades/printings as listed including the perf. 15 x 14 types of the 2c, 5c, 10c and 12c. In addition a number of additional printings, shades and paper types, six x 1R, four x R2.50, four x 5R and four x 10R, some minor varieties. All bar three top values hinged and the original 1938 printings usual browned gum. A most useful group, 64 stamps in total. SG 252-263a £450
AA4271 1938-49 KGVI keytype, complete set of 12 values. 25c to 10r chalk surfaced paper, matching lower right corner blocks of four. Hinged on upper pairs, lower unmounted. SG 252-263 £385
AA5581 1942 KGVI 2c, 5c, 10c and 12c perf. 15x14. Superb unmounted. SG 252b, 255c, 256d, 257b £125
AA6085 1938 KGVI 2c keytype. Upper left and lower right corner blocks of four, each showing plate '2' in margins. Clearly different printings, an early with typical gum and a later on thinner white paper. Very fine unmounted. SG 252 £8
AA6084 1938 KGVI 2c keytype. Two upper left corner blocks of four, each showing plate '3' in margins. Differing shades and papers, later printings. Superb unmounted. SG 252 £8
AA1916 1938 KGVI 2c keytype, showing good down and left shift of 'MAURITIUS' and '2c' panels. Very fine mint, normal for comparison. SG 252 var. £45
AA6083 1938 KGVI 3c keytype. Lower right corner block of four showing plate '1' in margin. Minor gum bends, very fine unmounted. SG 253 £12
AA3058 1938 KGVI 3c keytype, horizontal pair right stamp showing sliced 'S' at right flaw. Very fine mint. SG 253, 253a £50
AA2079 1942 KGVI 5c keytype, pale lilac perf. 15x14. Upper marginal showing plate '2' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 255c £55
AA4297 1942 KGVI 5c keytype, pale lilac perf. 15x14. Upper left corner block of four showing plate '2' in margin. Superb unmounted. Scarce. SG 255c £300
AA6081 1938 KGVI 10c keytype. Two upper left corner blocks of four showing plate '2' in margins. An earlier printing and later whiter paper printing. Superb unmounted. SG 256 and shade £40
AA6082 1942 KGVI 10c keytype. Upper left corner block of four showing plate '3' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 256 shade £18
AA2080 1942 KGVI 10c keytype, pale reddish rose perf. 15x14. Superb unmounted. SG 256d £32
AA6080 1938 KGVI 12c keytype. Two lower right corner blocks of four showing plate '2' in margins. Contrasting shades/printings. Superb unmounted. SG 257 and shade £15
AA2081 1942 KGVI 12c keytype, salmon perf. 15x14. Right marginal, superb unmounted. SG 257b £40
AA6079 1938 KGVI 20c keytype. Two lower right corner blocks of four showing plate '2' in margins. Contrasting shades/printings. Superb unmounted. SG 258 and shade £15
AA6078 1938 KGVI 25c keytype, brown-purple, chalk-surfaced paper. Lower right corner block of four showing plate '2' in margin. Typical gum, very fine unmounted. SG 259 £125
AA6004 1941 KGVI 25c keytype, brown-purple, ordinary paper. Upper right corner vertical block of six, lower right stamp showing 'IJ' flaw (row 3/6, right pane). Centre left stamp with toned perf. at left, hinged on margin stamps superb unmounted. Most attractive and uncommon in this positional format. SG 259ba, 259b £275
AA5724 1941 KGVI 1R keytype, grey-brown, ordinary paper. Superb unmounted. SG 260b £15
AA6077 1941 KGVI 1R keytype, grey brown, ordinary paper. Lower right corner block of four showing plate '3' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 260b £120
AA5723 1949 KGVI 1R keytype, drab, chalk-surfaced paper. Superb unmounted. SG 260c £40
AA4303 1938 KGVI 2R50 keytype, pale violet, chalk-surfaced paper. Superb unmounted. SG 261 £45
AA5725 1943 KGVI 2R50 keytype, pale violet, ordinary paper. Superb unmounted. SG 261b £32
AA4304 1938 KGVI 5R keytype, olive-green, chalk-surfaced paper. Superb unmounted. SG 262 £40
AA4305 1938 KGVI 10R keytype, reddish purple, chalk-surfaced paper. Superb unmounted. SG 263 £55
AA1279 1938 KGVI 10R keytype, block of four. Superb used. SG 263 £165
AA6076 1943 KGVI 10R keytype, reddish purple, ordinary paper. Lower right corner block of four sowing plate '2' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 263a £110
AA2366 1948 Centenary of First British Colonial Stamp. Complete set of four values perforated 'SPECIMEN', all matching right marginal. Superb unmounted. SG 266s-269s £145
AA5585 1948 Centenary of First British Colonial Stamp. Complete set of four values perforated 'SPECIMEN', all matching upper marginal. Superb unmounted. SG 266s-269s £145
AA3921 1948 KGVI Royal Silver Wedding, both values. Very fine unmounted. SG 270-271 £12
AA4136 1948 KGVI Royal Silver Wedding, both values in matching lower right corner blocks of four, showing plate '1' in margins. Superb and fresh unmounted. SG 270-271 £80
AA2083 1950 KGVI definitives, complete set of 15 values. Superb unmounted. SG 276-290 £55
AA3231 1950 KGVI definitives, complete set of 15 values. Each a matching upper left corner block of four. Superb unmounted. A lovely set. SG 276-290 £280
AA4137 1953-57 QEII definitive, complete set of 15 values plus shades of the 10c and 1r. Superb unmounted. SG 293-306, 297a, 303a £55
AA119 1954 QEII definitive, complete set of 15 values plus shades of the 4c, 5c, 10c, 20c, 35c, 60c and 1r x two. Blocks of four, superb unmounted. SG 293-306, 297a, 302ab, 303a £275
AA5590 1954 QEII 5c definitive. Vertical coil pair showing join between. Superb unmounted. SG 296 coil join £10
AA5591 1953 QEII 20c definitive. Showing Watermark inverted. Superb unmounted. SG 299w £6
AA5593 1953 QEII 20c definitive. Upper right corner pair, running sheet number '6800' in margin. Right stamp showing retouch behind 'ITI' of 'MAURITIUS'. Superb unmounted. SG 299 and var. £35
AA5567 1953-57 QEII 25c definitive. Both original and later bright blue printings. Superb unmounted. SG 300, 300a £8
AA5586 1954-58 QEII 60c definitive. Both original and later bronze-green printings. Superb unmounted. SG 302a, 302ab £22
AA5588 1953-57 QEII 1r definitive. Both original and later deep grey-brown printing. Superb unmounted. SG 303, 303a £6
AA5587 1957 QEII 5r definitive, orange-brown shade. Upper marginal, superb unmounted. SG 305a £55
AA5589 1963-65 QEII definitive, wmk. multiple St. Edwards Crown. Set of three plus 10c yellowish green shade. Superb unmounted. SG 314-316, 314a £12
AA5594 1963-65 R2.50 QEII definitive, wmk. multiple St. Edwards Crown. Lower right corner block of four showing plate '2' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 316 £65
AA5611 1965-67 QEII Birds definitive. Complete set of 15 values plus 5c and 35c watermark changes. Superb unmounted. SG 317-331, 340, 341 £45
AA2457 1965 QEII Birds definitive. Complete set of 15 values, superb used on pieces cancelled 'CUREPIPE 29 JU 67'. SG 317-331 £50
AA5602 1965 QEII 2c Birds definitive. Lower left corner copy showing watermark inverted. Superb unmounted. SG 317w £15
AA3034 1965 QEII 5c Birds definitive. Lower right corner cylinder '1B' pair, showing dramatic downwards shift of black printing, also affecting cylinder '1B' indication. Superb unmounted. SG 320 vars. £140
AA5603 1965 QEII 5c Birds definitive. Horizontal coil pair showing join between. Superb unmounted. SG 320 coil join £8
AA5601 1965 QEII 10c Birds definitive. Right marginal copy showing watermark inverted. Superb unmounted. SG 321w £15
AA5600 1965 QEII 20c Birds definitive. Showing watermark inverted. Superb unmounted. SG 323w £25
AA5599 1965 QEII 25c Birds definitive. Showing watermark inverted. Superb unmounted. SG 324w £8
AA5575 1965 QEII 60c Birds definitive. Lower right corner block of four cylinder '1A' numbers in margin, showing watermark inverted. Superb unmounted. SG 327w £8
AM574 1965 QEII Birds definitive, 10r ‘broad-billed parrot’. Block of four, superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 331 £85
AM384 1965 QEII Birds definitive, 10r ‘broad-billed parrot’. Block of four, light buckling on the lower pair, otherwise very fine used with light central cancellation. SG 331 £85
AA5598 1967 QEII 2c Self Government. Right marginal showing watermark inverted. Superb unmounted. SG 345w £15
AA5610 1967 QEII Birds definitive overprinted 'SELF GOVERNMENT 1967'. Complete set of 15 values. Superb unmounted. SG 349-363 £12
AA5577 1967 QEII Birds definitive overprinted 'SELF GOVERNMENT 1967'. Complete set of 15 values lower right corner locks of four showing cylinder '1A' numbers in margins. Superb unmounted. SG 349-363 £100
AA5609 1967 QEII 2c Birds definitive overprinted 'SELF GOVERNMENT 1967'. Left marginal showing watermark inverted. Superb unmounted. SG 349w £14
AA5608 1967 QEII 3c Birds definitive overprinted 'SELF GOVERNMENT 1967'. Showing watermark inverted. Superb unmounted. SG 350w £20
AA5607 1967 QEII 20c Birds definitive overprinted 'SELF GOVERNMENT 1967'. Showing watermark inverted. Superb unmounted. SG 355w £14
AA5606 1967 QEII 60c Birds definitive overprinted 'SELF GOVERNMENT 1967'. Right marginal showing watermark inverted. Superb unmounted. SG 359w £10
AA5571 1967 QEII 60c Birds definitive overprinted 'SELF GOVERNMENT 1967'. Lower right corner block of four cylinder '1A' numbers in margin, showing watermark inverted. Superb unmounted. SG 359w £70
AA5576 1968 QEII Birds definitive, colour changes. Complete set of six values lower right corner blocks of four showing cylinder '1A' numbers in margins. Superb unmounted. SG 370-375 £50
AA5604 1968 QEII 60c Birds definitive, colour change. Showing watermark inverted. Superb unmounted. SG 374w £40
AA5596 1969-77 QEII Marine Life definitive. A comprehensive group of this issue showing the various watermarks and papers used, plus a number of watermark varieties and two 5c coil join strips. Some duplication but an interesting assembly. Superb unmounted. SG 382-399w plus later £150
AA3011 1969 QEII 1r Marine Life definitive, lower right corner cylinder '1A' block of four, showing strong rightwards shift of pale yellow printing. Superb unmounted. SG 396 vars. £60
AA5597 1978 Historic Scenes definitive. Complete set of 20 values plus the 1983 and 1985 dated reprints, corner blocks of four showing cylinder numbers in margins. A few duplicated although from different corners. Superb unmounted. £50
AA5548 1903 'EXPRESS DELIVERY 15c' surcharge. Very fine mint. SG E1 £15
AA5549 1903 'EXPRESS DELIVERY (INLAND) 15c.' surcharge. Very fine mint. SG E2 £45
AA5550 1903 'EXPRESS DELIVERY (INLAND) 15c.' surcharge. Very fine mint. SG E3 £10
AA808 Booklet 1953 Rs.5 black on white, complete and unexploded. Very fine. SG SB1 £145
AA5612 Booklet 1954 Rs.5 black on white, complete and unexploded. Very fine. SG SB2 £25
AA5613 Booklet 1955 Rs.5 black on grey, complete and unexploded. Very fine. SG SB3 £35
AA5614 Booklet 1997 Rs100 150th Anniversary of the Post Office Mauritius, complete and unexploded. Very fine. £12
AA5580 1966-72 Postage dues, wmk. multiple St. Edwards Crown. Complete set of six values plus 20c and 50c later printings. Superb unmounted. SG D8-D13, D12a, D13a £15
AA5579 1969 6c red-orange Postage due, wmk. multiple St. Edwards Crown, perf. 13½x14. Superb unmounted. SG D10a £20
AA5615 POSTAL HISTORY c1910 Stamp illustrated post card. Superb unused. £20
AA658 POSTAL HISTORY 1928, 3c postal stationery card addressed to Port Louis and cancelled with partial RIVIERA DE REMPART (15 Aug) single circle datestamp with additional clear strike alongside. DELIVER / G.P.O. (16 Aug) boxed arrival datestamp. Clean and attractive. £25
AA519 POSTAL HISTORY 1935 envelope addressed to Tanganyika Territory, bearing KGV 2c and 10c (SG 206, 216) tied by PORT LOUIS RAILWAY (21 Feb) single circle datestamp with additional strike on the reverse. GPO Mauritius (21 Feb), Dares Salaam (8 Mar), Tanga (10 Mar) and KOROGWE (11 Mar) transit / arrival backstamps. ‘St James Cathedral / Church of England / Port Louis’ cachet struck in purple on front of cover. £65
AA104 POSTAL HISTORY 1938 14th July, printed OHMS cover bearing KGVI 20c x two (SG 258), cancelled oval datestamp, sent registered to the USA. Attractive. £20
AA103 POSTAL HISTORY 1939 28th December, cover bearing KGVI 12c (SG 257), cancelled 'CUREPIPE ROAD', addressed to Canada. Struck below with violet oval 'PASSED BY CENSOR / MAURITIUS' cachet. Attractive. £55
AA105 POSTAL HISTORY 1949 26th April, printed OHMS cover, cancelled 'GENERAL POST OFFICE / MAURITIUS' datestamp, further struck with large violet 'GENERAL POST OFFICE' cachet lower left. Addressed to the USA with original contents being typewritten/printed pages, the first 'GENERAL POST OFFICE' as a response to the writer, the second listing the various duties available at the time and further ordering details. A most unusual survivor £40
AA429 POSTAL STATIONERY 20c reddish lilac registered postal stationery envelope (size G), fine unused (few slight edge stains) with original wrapper band with ‘25 / REGISTERED ENVELOPES / SIZE G (6” x 3¾”)’ printed in black. Attractive. £45
AA3276 FORGERY / REPRINT c1912 (Paris) very fine engraved reprint sheet made from the original plate,with impressions of both the 1d and 2d 'POST OFFICE' types, struck in deep blue on thin card. On reverse 'REPRINT'. Most attractive and uncommon. £300
AA3277 FORGERY / REPRINT c1912 (Paris) very fine engraved reprint sheet made from the original plate, with impressions of both the 1d and 2d 'POST OFFICE' types, struck in vermilion on thin card. On reverse 'REPRINT'. Most attractive and uncommon. £300
AA3284 FORGERY / REPRINT 1d 'POST OFFICE' type, range of ten different impressions struck in vermilion. Crude to reasonably convincing, one on piece provided with forged 'M' in oval bars strike. £45
AA3279 FORGERY / REPRINT Crude impressions of the 1d and 2d 'POST OFFICE' types, struck in close to issued colours. Being a publicity label published by Stanley Gibbons as replicas of two of the world's most famous rarities 'value £5,500 each'. £20
AA3271 FORGERY / REPRINT Spiro Brothers engraved reproductions of the 1d 'POST OFFICE', later 'POST PAID' early and later and Sherwin 2d types. Eight of each struck in vermilion on card. Attractive. £200
AA3282 FORGERY / REPRINT Spiro Brothers engraved reproductions of the 1d 'POST OFFICE', later 'POST PAID' early and later and Sherwin 2d types. Eight of each struck in light vermilion on card. Attractive. £200
AA3265 FORGERY / REPRINT Spiro Brothers engraved reproductions of the 1d 'POST OFFICE', later 'POST PAID' early and later and Sherwin 2d types. Eight of each struck in deep red on card. Attractive. £200
AA3267 FORGERY / REPRINT Spiro Brothers engraved reproductions of the 1d 'POST OFFICE', later 'POST PAID' early and later and Sherwin 2d types. Four of each struck in deep blue on card. Attractive. £100
AA3269 FORGERY / REPRINT Spiro Brothers engraved reproductions of the 1d 'POST OFFICE', later 'POST PAID' early and later and Sherwin 2d types. Eight of each struck in deep blue on card. Attractive. £200
AA3274 FORGERY / REPRINT Reproductions of the 1d 'POST OFFICE', later 'POST PAID' early and later, Sherwin and Lapirot types. Four of each struck in vermilion on thin paper. Each overprinted 'Fac-simile'. Attractive. £85
AA3275 FORGERY / REPRINT Reproductions of the 2d 'POST OFFICE', later 'POST PAID' early and later, Sherwin and Lapirot types. Four of each struck in grey-blue on thin paper. Each overprinted 'Fac-simile'. Attractive. £85
AA3263 FORGERY / REPRINT Crude engraved reproductions of the 1d and 2d 'POST PAID' (the 2d's with 'S' of 'POSTAGE' reversed) types. Three impressions struck in vermilion on card. Attractive. £65
AA3264 FORGERY / REPRINT Crude engraved reproductions of the 1d and 2d 'POST PAID' (the 2d's with 'S' of 'POSTAGE' reversed) types. Three impressions struck in deep blue on card. Attractive. £65
AA3283 FORGERY / REPRINT 2d Sherwin type, struck in shades of blue, six different impressions. Crude to one applied with cancel which is reasonably convincing. £30
AA3273 FORGERY Spiro forgery of the 1858 type in dull orange-red (similar to the colour of the issued 6d vermilion). Complete imperforate sheet of 25 (5x5) provided with concentric circles cancellations. Scarce in full sheets. £125
AA3272 FORGERY Spiro forgery of the 1858 type in slate-blue (a blue colour was prepared for use but not issued). Complete imperforate sheet of 25 (5x5) provided with concentric circles cancellations. Scarce in full sheets. £125
AA3270 FORGERY Spiro forgery of the 1858 type in slate-grey (unissued colour). Complete imperforate sheet of 25 (5x5) provided with concentric circles cancellations. Scarce in full sheets. £125
AA3268 FORGERY Spiro forgery of the 1858 type in reddish brown (a red-brown colour was prepared for use but not issued). Complete imperforate sheet of 25 (5x5) provided with concentric circles cancellations. Scarce in full sheets. £125
AA3266 FORGERY Spiro forgery of the 1858 type in purple-brown (unissued colour). Complete imperforate sheet of 25 (5x5) provided with concentric circles cancellations. Scarce in full sheets. £125
AA3286 FORGERY / REPRINT 1893 QV 1/- type, fair impression in green on gummed paper. Unusual. £20
AA3285 FORGERY / REPRINT QV 9d postal stationery envelope, genuine example overprinted 'CANCELLED' plus a range of six forgeries, two unused handstamped 'Falsch!', further unused then three examples applied with cancels. Unusual group. £45
MOROCCO AGENCIES
AA5383 1898 QV overprints on Gibraltar, type 1, 5c to 2p set of eight values, blocks of four. Two of the 20c olive-green, all apart from the 1p marginal or corner, and all of those apart from the 25c showing plate '2' in margins. Odd minor faults, hinged on margins and upper stamps leaving a number unmounted. A most attractive and uncommon group. SG 1-8 £625
AA6072 1899 QV overprints on Gibraltar, type 2, 5c to 2p set of eight values. Each a matching lower left corner block of four showing plate '2' in margins. Very fine unmounted. A most attractive and scarce group. SG 9-16 £750
AA4968 1899 QV stamps of Gibraltar overprinted 'Morocco Agencies' type 2, 5c green to 2p. black and carmine set of eight values in horizontal pairs (5c and 10c right marginal), one in each showing Hyphen between 'nc' flaw (row 3/5, right pane). Odd minor fault, fine or very fine mint. A difficult assembly. SG 9/9c - 16/16c £875
AA4189 1899 QV overprint on Gibraltar, type 2, 2p black and carmine. Upper marginal showing plate '2' in margin. Hinge trace, very fine. SG 16 £60
AA2880 1899 QV overprints on Gibraltar, type 2, 40c to 2p. Four values fine to very fine mint. SG 13-16 £120
AA4971 1903-05 KEVII 5c to 2p. overprints on Gibraltar, wmk. Crown CA. Set of seven values each a lower left corner BLOCK OF 12 (3x4) plate '1' in margin. The centre stamp upper row of each showing Broad top to 'M' (row 7/3, left pane). Odd minor bends, hinged on margins and upper row otherwise wonderfully fresh unmounted. A RARE AND SPECTACULAR group. SG 9/9b - 23/23b £2,650
AA4969 1905 KEVII 2p. black and blue overprint, wmk. Crown CA. Upper right corner block of six showing plate '1' in margin, lower left corner stamp showing Hyphen between 'nc' flaw (row 3/5, right pane). Very fine fresh mint or unmounted. A lovely and scarce positional multiple. SG 23, 23c £475
AA6073 1905-06 KEVII 5c to 2p. overprints on Gibraltar, wmk. Multiple Crown CA. Set of seven values each a matching upper right corner block of four showing plate '1' in margins. Hinged on margins, the stamps wonderfully fresh unmounted. A lovely and scarce group. SG 24-30 £800
RA8061 1905 KEVII 1p. black and carmine overprint, wmk. Multiple Crown CA. Lower marginal block of four. Superb and fresh unmounted. A lovely multiple. SG 29 £220
AA5008 1905 KEVII 5c overprint, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, chalk-surfaced paper. Strip of three, centre stamp showing Broad top to "M' variety (position 7/3). Very fine fresh mint. SG 24d, 24db £60
AM550 1905 KEVII watermark Multiple Crown CA. 10c dull purple on red of Gibraltar overprinted ‘Morocco Agencies’. A lower marginal horizontal strip of three with interpanneau margin at left. Variety WATERMARK INVERTED. Very fine or superb fresh mint. Scarce. SG 25cw £120
AA5009 1905 KEVII 10c overprint, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, chalk-surfaced paper. Strip of three, centre stamp showing Broad top to "M' variety (position 7/3). Very fine fresh mint. SG 25d, 25db £60
RA8060 1905 KEVII 10c overprint, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, chalk-surfaced paper. Left marginal strip of three, right stamp showing Broad top to "M' variety (position 7/3). Very fine fresh mint. SG 25d, 25db £65
RA8063 1905 KEVII 20c overprint, wmk. Multiple Crown CA. Lower left corner block of 12, upper right stamp showing Broad top to "M' variety (position 7/3). Hinged on upper row (including variety), otherwise unmounted. A lovely positional multiple. Uncommon. SG 26, 26b £200
AA4970 1905 KEVII 50c overprint, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, chalk-surfaced paper. Strip of three, right stamp showing Broad top to "M' variety (position 7/3). Very fine fresh mint. RPS certificate (1971). SG 28, 28b £150
AM381 1907 KEVII 4d green and chocolate-brown. Block of 18 (6x3) with right margin (reinforced within margin), otherwise stamps are all very fine unmounted mint. SG 34 £60
AA1550 1917 KGV 1/- overprint, wmk. Simple Cypher, upper marginal block of four, the upper two stamps showing crisp offset of 'MOROCCO AGENCIES' on reverse. Few light tones, otherwise fine mint. Most unusual. SG 49 and vars. £60
AA3710 1917 KGV 2/6 Seahorse overprint, Waterlow printing, sepia-brown. Superb fresh mint. SG 50 £45
AA3858 1917 KGV 2/6 Seahorse overprint, Waterlow printing, sepia-brown. With wonderfully ambiguous RPS certificate (1991) which states 'variety: Re-entry - Unused is NOT the re-entry', duly signed by six members of the committee. Very fine mint. SG 50 £45
AM650 1914 KGV 2/6 Seahorse oveprint, Waterlow printing, sepia-brown. Lower left corner marginal block of four. Faint hinge mark on one, otherwise superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 50 £300
AA5003 1917 KGV 2/6 Seahorse overprint, Waterlow printing, sepia-brown. Showing major RE-ENTRY at right (row 2/1). Very fine mint. Brandon opinion (2007). SG 50a £575
AA3859 1917 KGV 2/6 Seahorse overprint, Waterlow printing, sepia-brown. Showing major RE-ENTRY at right (row 2/1). Very fine and fresh mint. A lovely stamp. RPS certificate (1970). SG 50a £625
AM805 1914 KGV Waterlow printing Seahorse, 2/6 sepia-brown. Showing major RE-ENTRY [Row 2/1]. A very fine, well centred mint example in an attractive deep shade. SG 50a £650
AM806 1914 KGV Waterlow printing Seahorse, 2/6 sepia-brown. A left marginal example showing the major RE-ENTRY [Row 2/1]. Very fine mint. RPS certificate (1978). SG 50a £800
AA5004 1914 KGV 2/6 Seahorse overprint, Waterlow printing, sepia-brown. Upper left corner vertical pair, lower stamp showing major RE-ENTRY [Row 2/1]. Wonderfully fresh unmounted. Very scarce in this positional format. BPA certificate (1974). SG 50, 50a £1,100
AM807 1914 KGV Waterlow printing Seahorse, 2/6 sepia-brown. Handstamped ‘SPECIMEN’ (Type GB23) and showing the variety OVERPRINT DOUBLE, ONE ALBINO. Very fine mint. A scarce combination. SG 50s+b £350
AA4190 1917 2/6 KGV Seahorse overprint, De La Rue printing, yellow-brown. Very fine unmounted. SG 51 £75
AA4314 1917 KGV 2/6 Seahorse oveprint, De La Rue printing, yellow-brown. Upper right corner block of four. Superb and fresh unmounted. Lovely. SG 51 £330
AA4976 1917 KGV 2/6 Seahorse, De La Rue printing, yellow-brown. Showing the variety OVERPRINT DOUBLE. Very fine mint. Very scarce. BPA certificate (2010). SG 51a £1,100
AM652 1917 KGV 2/6 Seahorse, De La Rue printing, yellow-brown. Showing the variety OVERPRINT DOUBLE. Very fine mint. Very rare. BPA certificate (2000). SG 51a £1,300
AM809 1917 KGV De La Rue printing Seahorse, 2/6 yellow-brown. Showing the variety OVERPRINT DOUBLE. Very fine mint, appears to be unmounted. Very rare. BPA certificate (1992). SG 51a £1,500
AA3862 1917 KGV 2/6 Seahorse, De La Rue printing, yellow-brown. Showing the variety OVERPRINT DOUBLE. Fine used with light but indistinct datestamp, thinned on the front of the stamp along the base. Very rare. RPS certificate (1984) which states 'used is genuine - Thinned'. SG 51a £300
AA3860 1917 KGV 2/6 Seahorse, De La Rue printing, pale brown. Fine mint. SG 51c £30
AA4312 1917 KGV 2/6 Seahorse overprint, De La Rue printing, pale brown. Upper right corner pair, hinged on margin stamps superb and fresh unmounted. Lovely. SG 51c £150
AA4313 1917 KGV 2/6 Seahorse overprint, De La Rue printing, pale brown. Upper right corner block of four, hinged on margin stamps superb and fresh unmounted. Lovely. SG 51c £300
AA4973 1917 KGV 2/6 Seahorse, De La Rue printing, pale brown. Block of 24 being the lower four rows of the sheet, printer's guide crosses in margins. All stamps in column 3 show prominent 'kiss-print' varieties in the value tablets. Superb and fresh unmounted. A spectacular multiple. SG 51c £1,500
AA3975 1918 (?) KGV 2/6 Seahorse overprint, Bradbury Wilkinson printing. Two matching upper left corner copies (margins trimmed), one showing clear re-entry (plate 2/4 Left, state1) and the other without. Fine used. B.P.A. certificate (1981) confirming the re-entry on one. A most unusual pair. SG 53 and var. £120
AA4191 1931 KGV 5/- Seahorse overprint, Bradbury Wilkinson printing, rose-red. Right marginal, superb and fresh unmounted. SG 54 £75
AA5475 1931 KGV 5/- Seahorse overprint, Bradbury Wilkinson printing, rose-red. Upper marginal, superb and fresh unmounted. SG 54 £75
AA3699 1931 KGV 5/- Seahorse overprint, Bradbury Wilkinson printing, rose-red. Left marginal block of four, crease through base of margin and just though corner of lower left stamp, superb and fresh unmounted. A lovely and uncommon multiple. SG 54 £325
AA3974 1931 KGV 5/- Seahorse overprint, Bradbury Wilkinson printing, rose-red. Superb used. Lovely. SG 54 £110
AM810 1935 KGV Waterlow printing re-engraved Seahorse, 2/6 chocolate-brown. Handstamped ‘SPECIMEN’ (Type GB23). Very fine, well centred mint. SG 73s £75
AA2885 1935 KGV 2/6 Seahorse overprint, Waterlow re-engraved, chocolate-brown. Upper left corner vertical strip of three, very fine unmounted. SG 73 £180
AA6044 1935 KGV 5/- Seahorse overprint, Waterlow re-engraved. Block of four, very fine unmounted. SG 74 £145
AA4138 1949 KGVI ½d to 5/- overprints on GB. Complete set of 17 values. Superb unmounted. SG 77-93 £65
RA8065 1949 KGVI ½d - 1/- overprints, set of 15 values each a left marginal block of four showing plate numbers in margins. Superb and fresh unmounted. An uncommon group. SG 77-91 £125
AM875 1949 KGVI overprints set of 15 ½d to 1/- in lower left corner blocks of six showing plate numbers in the margins. Superb fresh unmounted mint. An uncommon group. SG 77-91 £175
AA4139 1951 KGVI ½d to 5/- overprints on GB. Complete set of seven values. Superb unmounted. SG 94-100 £28
AA3013 1907-10 KEVII 5c on ½d to 12p on 10/- Spanish currency, set of 12 values. Fine to very fine mint. SG 112-123 £130
AA4972 1907-10 KEVII 5c on ½d to 12p on 10/- Spanish currency, set of 12 values BLOCKS OF FOUR. Hinge trace or hinged on upper pairs, lower unmounted. A scarce group. SG 112-123 £1,000
AM827 1907-12 KEVII 5c on ½d pale yellowish green. Lower left corner control ‘G7’ block of six, perforated through the lower margin. Light hinge marks on two stamps, otherwise superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 112 £125
AM828 1907-12 KEVII 5c on ½d pale yellowish green. Lower left corner control ‘G8’ block of six, perforated through the left margin. Superb fresh unmounted mint. Also showing ‘blind perfs’ horizontally across centre. SG 112 £150
AM830 1907-12 KEVII 5c on ½d pale yellowish green. Lower left corner control ‘H8’ block of six, with both margins imperforate. Superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 112 £150
AM832 1907-12 KEVII 5c on ½d pale yellowish green. Lower left corner control ‘J10’ block of six, perforated through the left margin. Superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 112 £150
AM565 1907-12 KEVII 5c on ½d yellowish green. Lower left corner control ‘G8’ block of six perforated through left margin. Superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 112a £150
AM829 1907-12 KEVII 5c on ½d yellowish green. Lower left corner control ‘G8’ block of six, perforated through the left margin. Superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 112a £150
AM563 1907-12 KEVII 5c on ½d yellowish green. Lower left corner control ‘H8’ block of six, perforated through the lower margin. Superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 112a £150
AM831 1907-12 KEVII 5c on ½d yellowish green. Lower left corner control ‘H8’ block of six, with both margins imperforate. Superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 112a £150
AM694 1907-12 KEVII 5c on ½d yellowish green. Lower left corner control ‘J10’ block of six, superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 112a £150
AM833 1907-12 KEVII 5c on ½d yellowish green. Lower left corner control ‘J10’ block of six, perforated through left margin. Superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 112a £150
AM834 1907-12 KEVII 10c on 1d scarlet. Lower right corner control ‘G8’ block of six, perforated through both margins. Superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 113 £180
AM836 1907-12 KEVII 10c on 1d scarlet. Lower right corner control ‘H9’ block of six, with both margins imperforate. Superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 113 £180
AM838 1907-12 KEVII 10c on 1d scarlet. Lower right corner control ‘J10’ block of six, with both margins imperforate. Superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 113 £180
AM839 1907-12 KEVII 10c on 1d scarlet. Lower right corner control ‘J10’ block of six, with both margins imperforate. Hinge marks on two stamps, otherwise very fine unmounted mint. SG 113 £125
AM835 1907-12 KEVII 10c on 1d bright scarlet. Lower right corner control ‘G8’ block of six, perforated through both margins. Superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 113a £180
AM693 1907-12 KEVII 10c on 1d bright scarlet. Lower right corner control ‘H9’ block of six, superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 113a £180
AM837 1907-12 KEVII 10c on 1d bright scarlet. Lower right corner control ‘H9’ block of six, with both margins imperforate. Superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 113a £180
AM692 1907-12 KEVII 10c on 1d bright scarlet. Lower right corner control ‘J10’ block of six, superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 113a £180
AM840 1907-12 KEVII 10c on 1d bright scarlet. Lower right corner control ‘J10’ block of six, with both margins imperforate. Hinge on upper row and in margin, otherwise very fine unmounted mint. SG 113a £125
AA5916 1907 KEVII ‘6 PESETAS’ on 5/- overprint, bright carmine. Superb used. SG 122 £40
AA4535 1907 KEVII ‘12 PESETAS’ on 10/- overprint, ultramarine. Left marginal, hinge trace very fine mint. SG 123 £75
AA5917 1907 KEVII ’12 PESETAS’ overprint. Superb used. SG 123 £70
AA5092 1907 KEVII ’12 PESETAS’ overprint. Very fine used on piece ‘TANGIER FE 8 08’ datestamp. SG 123 £65
AM385 1916-24 Spanish currency 10c on 1d scarlet ‘miniature sheet’ comprising blocks of six from the four corners and two interpanneau blocks of six from the centre of the sheet. The lower right block with control ‘C 13’. Hinge remainders, otherwise fine mint. An impressive group. SG 130 £140
AM386 1916-24 Spanish currency 20c on 2d orange ‘miniature sheet’ comprising blocks of six from the four corners and two interpanneau blocks of six from the centre of the sheet. The lower left block with control ‘C 13’. Hinge remainders, otherwise fine mint. An impressive group. SG 132 £120
AM811 1914 KGV Waterlow printing Seahorse, 5/- rose-carmine surcharged '6 PESETAS'. Handstamped ‘SPECIMEN’ (Type GB23). Very fine, well centred mint. SG 136s £85
AM812 1914 KGV Waterlow printing Seahorse, 5/- rose-carmine surcharged '6 PESETAS'. Very fine, well centred fresh mint. SG 136 £45
AA4316 1914 KGV 5/- Seahorse '6 PESETAS' overprint, Waterlow printing, rose-carmine. Left marginal block of four, superb and fresh unmounted. SG 136 £225
AA4315 1914 KGV 5/- Seahorse '6 PESETAS' overprint, Waterlow printing, rose-carmine. Right marginal block of four, superb and fresh unmounted. SG 136 £225
AA6115 1914 KGV Waterlow printing Seahorse, 5/- rose-carmine surcharged '6 PESETAS'. Left marginal block of six, printer's guide cross in margin. Upper two stamps showing the variety (OVERPRINT AND) SURCHARGE DOUBLE, ONE ALBINO, the lower four normal. Few minor wrinkles otherwise superb and fresh unmounted. A lovely multiple. SG 136, 136a £550
AM813 1914 KGV Waterlow printing Seahorse, 5/- rose-carmine surcharged '6 PESETAS'. Showing the variety (OVERPRINT AND) SURCHARGE DOUBLE, ONE ALBINO. Unusually, the albino overprint is clearly visible from the front in the upper margin. Very fine mint. SG 136a £250
AM814 1914 KGV Waterlow printing Seahorse, 5/- rose-carmine surcharged '6 PESETAS'. Left marginal example showing the variety (OVERPRINT AND) SURCHARGE TRIPLE, TWO ALBINO. Unusually, one of the albino overprints is visible from the front in the margin. Very fine mint. SG 136b £250
AM815 1914 KGV Waterlow printing Seahorse, 5/- pale rose-carmine surcharged '6 PESETAS'. Very fine, well centred fresh mint. SG 137 £120
AA3867 1914 KGV 5/- Seahorse '6 PESETAS' overprint, Waterlow printing, pale rose-carmine. Upper left corner block of four, hinged on margin stamps superb and fresh unmounted. A wonderful multiple. SG 137 £800
AM816 1914 KGV Waterlow printing Seahorse, 5/- pale rose-carmine surcharged '6 PESETAS'. Showing the variety (OVERPRINT AND) SURCHARGE TRIPLE, TWO ALBINO. Superb, well centred fresh unmounted mint. SG 137b £350
AM817 1914 KGV Waterlow printing Seahorse, 10/- indigo-blue surcharged '12 PESETAS'. Handstamped ‘SPECIMEN’ (Type GB26). Very fine mint. SG 138s £125
AA3868 1914 KGV 10/- Seahorse '12 PESETAS' overprint, Waterlow printing. Very fine fresh mint. SG 138 £85
AA3702 1914 KGV 10/- Seahorse '12 PESETAS' overprint, Waterlow printing, indigo-blue. Upper marginal hinged on margin stamp superb and fresh unmounted. A wonderful stamp. SG 138 £175
AA1556 1914 KGV 10/- Seahorse '12 PESETAS' overprint, Waterlow printing, indigo-blue. Block of four, very fine fresh mint. A wonderful multiple. SG 138 £500
AM818 1914 KGV Waterlow printing Seahorse, 10/- indigo-blue surcharged '12 PESETAS'. BLOCK OF FOUR, very fine fresh mint with light hinge marks. An attractive multiple. SG 138 £450
AM491 1914 KGV Waterlow printing Seahorse. 10/- indigo-blue overprinted and surcharged ‘12 PESETAS’ in red. Superb used with REGISTERED / BRITISH P.O. TANGIER oval datestamp. Very scarce. SG 138 £220
AM819 1914 KGV Waterlow printing Seahorse, 10/- indigo-blue surcharged '12 PESETAS'. Showing the variety (OVERPRINT AND) SURCHARGE DOUBLE, ONE ALBINO. The albino being almost coincident. Very fine mint with imperceptible hinge mark. SG 138a £125
AM820 1914 KGV Waterlow printing Seahorse, 10/- indigo-blue surcharged '12 PESETAS'. Showing the variety (OVERPRINT AND) SURCHARGE DOUBLE, ONE ALBINO. Very fine, well centred mint with light hinge remnant. Brandon certificate (1985). SG 138a £225
AA4994 1914 KGV 10/- Seahorse '12 PESETAS' overprint, Waterlow printing, indigo-blue. Upper right corner copy showing the variety (OVERPRINT AND) SURCHARGE DOUBLE, ONE ALBINO, the albino being almost coincident. Most unusually a pre-printing paper crease running through margin and just into stamp. Hinged on margin stamp superb fresh unmounted. BPA certificate (1978). Striking. SG 138a £375
AA5915 1918 KGV 2/6 Seahorse '3 PESETAS' overprint, De La Rue printing, grey-brown. Very fine unmounted. SG 139 £70
AM556 c1918 KGV 2/6 Seahorse, De La Rue printing, yellow-brown overprinted and surcharged ‘3 PESETAS’. Very fine mint. An attractive shade. SG 140 £40
AA3704 c1918 KGV 2/6 Seahorse, De La Rue printing, yellow-brown overprinted and surcharged ‘3 PESETAS’. Right marginal, hinge trace if at all, superb and fresh. A most attractive shade. SG 140 £50
AM654 c1918 KGV 2/6 Seahorse, De La Rue printing, yellow-brown overprinted and surcharged ‘3 PESETAS’. Right marginal block of four. Very faint hinge mark on one, otherwise superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 140 £275
AA4986 1926 KGV 2/6 Seahorse '3 PESETAS' overprint, De La Rue printing, yellow-brown. Upper right corner copy showing variety SURCHARGE DOUBLE, ONE ALBINO. Superb fresh mint. SG 140a £150
AA4985 1926 KGV 2/6 Seahorse '3 PESETAS' overprint, De La Rue printing, yellow-brown. Upper right corner block of four showing variety SURCHARGE DOUBLE, ONE ALBINO, in addition clear 'kiss-print' of much of the design on upper right stamp. Hinged on margin stamps superb fresh unmounted. Lovely. SG 140a and var. £900
AA3705 1918 KGV 10/- Seahorse '12 PESETAS' overprint, De La Rue printing, blue. Left marginal, hinge trace superb fresh mint. Lovely. SG 141 £85
AA1898 1918 KGV 10/- Seahorse '12 PESETAS' overprint, De La Rue printing, blue. Superb and fresh unmounted. SG 141 £145
AA3706 1918 KGV 10/- Seahorse '12 PESETAS' overprint, De La Rue printing, blue. Lower left corner copy, superb and fresh unmounted. A wonderful stamp. SG 141 £150
AA4800 1918 KGV 10/- Seahorse '12 PESETAS' overprint, De La Rue printing. Left marginal horizontal pair, superb fresh mint. Lovely. SG 141 £165
AA2723 1918 KGV 10/- Seahorse '12 PESETAS' overprint, De La Rue printing, blue. Upper left corner block of four. Hinged on margin and lower pair, lightly browned gum. Lovely. SG 141 £350
AA4998 1914-26 KGV 10/- '12 PESETAS' overprint, De La Rue printing, blue. Very fine used cancelled 'REGISTERED / BPO TANGIER 20 FE 30'. Uncommon. SG 141 £145
AA4997 1914-26 KGV 10/- '12 PESETAS' overprint, De La Rue printing, blue. Very fine used lightly cancelled 'TETUAN' datestamp. Uncommon. SG 141 £150
AA5001 1914-26 KGV 10/- Seahorse '12 PESETAS' overprint, De La Rue printing, blue. Showing the variety (OVERPRINT AND) SURCHARGE DOUBLE, ONE ALBINO. Very fine unmounted. SG 141a £350
AM821 1914-26 KGV De La Rue printing Seahorse, 10/- blue surcharged '12 PESETAS'. Showing the variety (OVERPRINT AND) SURCHARGE DOUBLE, ONE ALBINO. Superb unmounted mint. Brandon opinion (1983). SG 141a £350
AM822 1926 KGV Bradbury Wilkinson printing Seahorse, 2/6 chocolate-brown surcharged '3 PESETAS'. Very fine mint. SG 142 £20
AM823 1926 KGV Bradbury Wilkinson printing Seahorse, 2/6 chocolate-brown surcharged '3 PESETAS'. Very fine mint. SG 142 £20
AM824 1926 KGV Bradbury Wilkinson printing Seahorse, 2/6 chocolate-brown surcharged '3 PESETAS'. Very fine mint. SG 142 £20
AM825 1926 KGV Bradbury Wilkinson printing Seahorse, 2/6 chocolate-brown surcharged '3 PESETAS'. Very fine mint. SG 142 £20
AA4990 1926 KGV 2/6 Seahorse '3 PESETAS' overprint, Bradbury Wilkinson printing, chocolate-brown. Lower left corner block of four. Crackled gum, superb and fresh unmounted. SG 142 £150
AA6114 1926 KGV 2/6 Seahorse '3 PESETAS' overprint, Bradbury Wilkinson printing, chocolate-brown. Lower right corner block of four. Crackled gum, superb and fresh unmounted. SG 142 £150
AA4988 1926 KGV 2/6 Seahorse '3 PESETAS' overprint, Bradbury Wilkinson printing, reddish brown shade. Block of four showing printer's dot in lower left corner of the lower left stamp (row 10/1). Very fine mint. SG 142 shade £110
AA3973 1926 KGV 2/6 Seahorse '3 PESETAS' overprint, Bradbury printing, reddish-brown shade. Upper left corner block of four, hinged on margins stamps very fine unmounted. Lovely. SG 142 shade £175
AM874 1935-37 KGV Harrison printings overprinted with Spanish currency. Complete set of seven in lower left corner cylinder blocks of six. With additional 5c, 10c, 20c, 25c and 40c with differing cylinder numbers or with perforation differences in the lower margins. Superb unmounted mint. An uncommon group. SG 153-159 £225
AA4533 1937-52 KGVI overprints, set of seven values. Superb unmounted. SG 165-171 £40
AA5432 1937-52 KGVI overprints, set of seven values blocks of four. Superb unmounted. SG 165-171 £160
AA5435 1940 KGVI Centenary of First Adhesive Postage Stamp. Set of four values blocks of four. Superb unmounted. SG 172-175 £15
AA4140 1948 KGVI Royal Silver Wedding. Both values in lower left corner blocks of six or four, showing plate '1' or '1.' in margins. Superb unmounted. SG 176-177 £95
AA4534 1948 KGVI £1 Royal Silver Wedding. Left marginal showing major variety MISPLACED OVERPRINT. Very fine mint. Very scarce, apparently only one sheet of 20 thus affected. SG 177 var. £375
AA3970 1936 KGV 5/- Seahorse ‘6 FRANCS’ overprint, Bradbury printing, rose-red. Very fine mint. SG 201 £25
AA3971 1936 KGV 5/- Seahorse ‘6 FRANCS’ overprint, Bradbury printing, rose-red. Very fine used. SG 201 £35
AA3969 1935 KGV 2/6 Seahorse '3 FRANCS' overprint, Waterlow printing, chocolate-brown. Very fine used. SG 225 £10
AA3707 1935 KGV 2/6 Seahorse '3 FRANCS' overprint, Waterlow printing, chocolate-brown. Block of four very fine used. Uncommom multiple. SG 225 £55
AA3968 1935 KGV 2/6 Seahorse '3 FRANCS' overprint, Waterlow printing, chocolate-brown. Block of four very fine used. Uncommom multiple. SG 225 £55
AA4977 1927 27th March, cover bearing KGV 2/6 Seahorse '3 FRANCS' overprint, Bradbury Wilkinson printing (SG 200), cancelled 'BRITISH POST OFFICE / TANGIER' sc datestamps. With small label endorsed 'Printed Matter', and sent Airmail to India this endorsed 'Per 1st through Flight Cairo India'. Arrival backstamp (17 APR). Most unusual. £85
AA4980 1929 2nd November, printed 'A. DAMESTOY' advertising cover bearing KGV 2/6 Seahorse '3 FRANCS' overprint, Bradbury Wilkinson printing (SG 200), plus 10c and 40c. pair, cancelled oval 'REGISTERED / BRITISH POST OFFICE CASABLANCA' datestamps, sent registered to Glasgow. Delightful and highly attractive. £300
AA5000 1934 22nd March, cover bearing KGV 10/- Seahorse '12 PESETAS' overprint, De La Rue printing (SG 141), cancelled 'BRITISH POST OFFICE / TANGIER', addressed to London. Most attractive and scarce usage. £350
AA4981 1934 26th November, cover bearing KGV 2/6 Seahorse '3 FRANCS' overprint, Bradbury Wilkinson printing (SG 200), plus 40c. and 1F., cancelled 'BRITISH POST OFFICE / CASABLANCA' and sent Airmail to India. Typewritten 'AIRMAIL / By Air in India / First Flight Karachi-Lahore' and appropriate cachet alongside. Lahore arrival backstamp (7 DEC 34). Flap lacking and light crumpling. £50
AA4982 1936 31st January, large piece bearing KGV 5/- Seahorse '6 FRANCS' overprint, Bradbury Wilkinson printing (SG 201), plus 10c. and 1F., lightly cancelled at Casablanca, addressed registered to Gibraltar. £75
AA4984 1937 14th August, cover bearing KGV 5/- Seahorse '6 FRANCS' overprint (SG 226), crisply cancelled 'BRITISH POST OFFICE / MAZAGAN' sc datestamp, another alongside. Locally addressed and endorsed in pencil 'Last Day Cover'. £95
AM1013 MOROCCO AGENCIES / TANGIER 1927 GB KGV block watermark ½d green overprinted ‘TANGIER’. Lower marginal example showing control ‘N 30’ superb unmounted mint. SG 231 £25
AM1014 MOROCCO AGENCIES / TANGIER 1927 GB KGV block watermark 1d scarlet overprinted ‘TANGIER’. Lower marginal example showing control ‘E 26’. Hinge mark, otherwise fresh mint. SG 232 £20
AA5431 1937 KGVI ½d to 1½d 'TANGIER' overprints on GB. Complete set of three values blocks of four. Superb unmounted. SG 245-247 £100
AA5430 1937 KGVI 1½d red-brown. Left marginal block of four showing cylinder 'B/37. 22.' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 247 £12
AA5428 1944 KGVI ½d and 1d pale colours. Marginal blocks of four. Superb unmounted. SG 251-252 £65
AA5429 1944 KGVI ½d pale green. Left marginal block of four showing cylinder 'T/46. 142.' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 251 £50
AA5427 1948 KGVI Olympic Games. Set of four values blocks of four. Superb unmounted. SG 257-260 £10
AA4311 1944-49 KGVI ½d to 10/- 'TANGIER' overprints on GB. Complete set of 15 values plus 1944 pale colours. Superb unmounted. SG 251-252, 261-275 £120
AA2091 1950 KGVI ½d to 10/- 'TANGIER' overprints on GB. Complete set of nine values superb unmounted. SG 280-288 £45
SNA392 1957 QEII GB Centenary of British Post Office in Tangier. Complete set of 20 values blocks of four, 2/6, 5/- and 10/- left marginal. Superb and fresh unmounted. SG 323-342 £35
AA2093 1957 QEII GB ‘Castle’ high values overprinted for Centenary of British Post Office in Tangier. 2/6, 5/- and 10/- in lower left corner blocks of four. Showing minor overprint varieties, superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 340-342 £45
NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE
AA2298 NIGERIA / LAGOS Master die proof of the QV design, struck in black and mounted on thick card. Lovely and very scarce. £650
AA2300 NIGERIA / LAGOS 1884 QV ½d dull green. Lower marginal strip of four showing plate '1' in margin. Pen endorsement very fine mint or unmounted. SG 21 £20
AM152 NIGERIA / LAGOS 1885 QV ½d dull green. Block of four, very fine or superb fresh unmounted mint (hinged on upper pair only). SG 21 £20
AA2301 NIGERIA / LAGOS 1885 QV ½d dull green. Upper right corner plate ‘2’ block of four. Pen endorsement hinged on margin stamps very fine unmounted. SG 21 £40
AM153 NIGERIA / LAGOS 1885 QV ½d dull green. Lower right corner plate ‘2’ block of four, very fine or superb fresh unmounted mint (lightly hinged on two stamps only). SG 21 £40
AA2095 NIGERIA / LAGOS 1885 QV ½d dull green. Upper left corner plate ‘1’ block of 20, very fine or superb fresh unmounted mint (lightly hinged on two stamps only). SG 21 £60
AM154 NIGERIA / LAGOS 1884 QV 1d rose-carmine. Block of four, very fine or superb fresh unmounted mint (very lightly hinged on two stamps only). SG 22 £20
AM155 NIGERIA / LAGOS 1884 QV 1d rose-carmine. A left marginal block of four, very fine or superb fresh unmounted mint (faint hinge mark on one stamp only). SG 22 £25
AM157 NIGERIA / LAGOS 1884 QV 2d grey. Block of four, lower right stamp with light corner crease, otherwise very fine mint (hinge remainder on upper pair only). A rare multiple. SG 23 £300
AM158 NIGERIA / LAGOS 1884 QV 4d pale violet. Lower left corner block of four showing current number ‘1’. Vertical crease affects right pair and lightly hinged on one stamp, otherwise very fine and fresh mint. A rare and attractive multiple. SG 24 £475
AA4234 NIGERIA / LAGOS 1885 QV 1/- orange. Block of 18 being the upper three rows of the sheet, showing pale '1' and current number '1' in margin. Very fine unmounted. Lovely. SG 26 £475
AA4147 NIGERIA / LAGOS 1886 QV 2/6, 5/- and 10/- overprinted 'SPECIMEN'. Without gum, fine. SG 27s-29s £225
AA2304 NIGERIA / LAGOS 1887 QV 2d dull mauve and blue. Lower right corner pair showing plate '1' in margin, ink endorsement very fine and fresh mint. SG 30 £20
AA2305 NIGERIA / LAGOS 1887 QV 3d dull mauve and chestnut. Left marginal block of four, ink endorsement very fine and fresh mint or unmounted. SG 32 £20
AA2308 NIGERIA / LAGOS 1887 QV 5d dull mauve and green. Upper left corner pair showing plate '1' in margin, ink endorsement hinged on margin stamps superb and fresh unmounted. SG 34 £12
AA2311 NIGERIA / LAGOS 1887 QV 6d dull mauve and mauve. Upper left corner pair showing plate '2' in margin, ink endorsement hinged on margin stamps superb and fresh unmounted. SG 34 £20
AA2094 NIGERIA / LAGOS 1887 QV 2/6 green and carmine. On piece fine used. SG 39 £60
AA3420 NIGERIA / LAGOS 1893 'HALF PENNY' surcharge on 4d, 16mm setting. Upper left corner block of eight showing plate '1' in margin, in addition upper left stamp variety surcharge treble and then stamp 1/3 showing surcharge double varieties. Part gum plus one stamp on lower row thinned otherwise fine mint. A lovely multiple containing both listed varieties. SG 42, 42a, 42b £275
AM210 NIGERIA / LAGOS 1902 KEVII De La Rue 1d colour trial printed in grey-black and deep blue on red, on gummed watermarked paper. Very fine and scarce. £425
AM211 NIGERIA / LAGOS 1902 KEVII De La Rue 1d colour trial printed in grey-black and blue on blue, on gummed watermarked paper. Very fine and scarce. £425
AM212 NIGERIA / LAGOS 1902 KEVII De La Rue 1d colour trial printed in dull purple and black on red, on gummed watermarked paper. Very fine and scarce. £425
AA2802 NIGERIA / LAGOS 1904 KEVII 5/- green and blue. Very fine unmounted. SG 52 £185
AA2320 NIGERIA / LAGOS 1904 KEVII ½d dull green and green. Lower marginal block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 54 £55
AA3258 NIGERIA / LAGOS 1904 KEVII 1d purple and black on red. Block of eight across the vertical interpanneau margin. Superb and fresh unmounted. Lovely. SG 55 £75
AA2321 NIGERIA / LAGOS 1904 KEVII 1d purple and black on red. Lower right corner block of four showing plate '1' in margin. Fine mint or unmounted. SG 55 £30
AA2323 NIGERIA / LAGOS 1905 KEVII 2d dull purple and blue. Upper right corner block of six showing plate '1' in margin. Hinged on margin stamps very fine unmounted. SG 56 £30
AA2324 NIGERIA / LAGOS 1905 KEVII 2½d dull purple and blue on blue, chalk surfaced paper. Upper left corner block of six showing plate '1' in margin. Hinged on margin stamps very fine unmounted. SG 57 £25
AA2335 NIGERIA / LAGOS 1905 KEVII 2½d dull purple and blue on blue, smaller letters of value, chalk surfaced paper. Lower marginal block of four. Very fine mint or unmounted. Uncommon. SG 57a £285
AA2337 NIGERIA / LAGOS 1905 KEVII 3d dull purple and brown, chalk surfaced paper. Lower right corner block of four showing plate '1' in margin. Very fine mint or unmounted. SG 58a £90
AA2339 NIGERIA / LAGOS 1906 KEVII 6d dull purple and mauve, chalk surfaced paper. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 59a £25
AA5920 NIGERIA / LAGOS 1906 KEVII 6d dull purple and mauve, chalk surfaced paper. Lower marginal block of four showing plate '1' in margin. Very fine unmounted. SG 59a £25
AA2340 NIGERIA / LAGOS 1906 KEVII 6d dull purple and mauve, chalk surfaced paper. Lower right corner block of four showing plate '1' in margin. Very fine mint or unmounted. SG 59a £30
AA2898 NIGERIA / LAGOS 1904 KEVII 1/- green and black. Very fine mint. SG 60 £12
AA2341 NIGERIA / LAGOS 1904 KEVII 1/- green and black. Left marginal block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 60 £80
AM208 NIGERIA / LAGOS 1905 KEVII ordinary paper, watermark multiple Crown CA. 2/6 green and carmine, an upper right corner block of four showing plate number ‘1’. Superb used on piece, tied by neat ABOH (JA 2 / 07) single circle datestamps. A rare and attractive multiple. SG 61 £450
AM207 NIGERIA / LAGOS 1905 KEVII ordinary paper, watermark multiple Crown CA. 5/- green and blue, a lower left corner block of four showing plate number ‘1’. Very fine or superb fresh mint (hinged on upper pair only). A scarce and very attractive multiple. SG 62 £250
AM197 OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE 1892 (Dec), De La Rue Artists ESSAY for a proposed surface printed issue for the Oil Rivers Protectorate. The design, in an early state, is for a 2½d duty and has been entirely hand-painted in green and carmine with details highlighted in Chinese white. Executed on thin buff translucent paper (67x84mm), endorsed ‘A’ in red at upper left and dated ‘DEC. 21st. 92’ at upper right. A magnificent and unique essay. Ex Pilkington and Bernard Harmer. £4,000
AM302 OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE 1894 De La Rue Essay Die Proof for an unissued QV 2d duty with blank territory and value tablets. Printed in black on glazed card (92x60mm). Dated ‘4 SEP 94’ in blue and handstamped ‘BEFORE HARDENING’ in black. A very scarce proof. £850
AM480 OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE 1892 GB QV 1d lilac. Block of four, very fine mint. Traces of pink interleaving on gum as often found. Scarce. SG 2 £75
AM850 OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE 1892 GB QV overprints. Complete set of six fine used with datestamps: OLD CALABAR RIVER on ½d; BENIN RIVER (in red on 1d, 2d and 2½d); BUGUMA (5d) or with parcel cancellation BRASS (1/-). SG 1-6 £65
AA1489 OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE 1892 GB QV 1/- dull green. Block of four, very fine used with OLD CALABAR RIVER (NO 6 93) single circle datestamps. Very scarce multiple. SG 6 £250
AM725 OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE 1893 QV ‘½d’ on half of GB 1d lilac. A reinforced, largely severed pair with lower margin showing control ‘Q’. Very fine mint. BPA certificate (1979). SG 7(a) £375
AA2836 OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE Range of forged overprints on GB, ½d to '5/-' on 2d. All rather crude, including various strikes on piece. Mostly 'used' and would appear to have been cancelled after forged impressions applied, including mint block of 1d. Total of 20 items, some faults. Unusual group. £100
AM968 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE 1894 QV 1st issue with ‘OIL RIVERS’ obliterated and 'NIGER COAST' added in top margin. Group of 15 stamps including set of six, ½d to 1/- (pair) with additional shades or perf. varieties of the 1d (3), 2d (2), 2½d and 5d (2). Fine to very fine mint. SG 45, 46, 46c, 47, 47d, 47e, 48, 48a, 49, 49a, 49b, 50d £250
AA5738 1894 ½d QV, perf. 13½-14. Lower marginal, very fine and fresh unmounted. SG 45a £13
AM213 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE 1894 QV 1st issue with 'OIL RIVERS’ obliterated and 'NIGER COAST' added in top margin. ½d vermilion, perf. 13½-14, in a COMPLETE SHEET OF 60 with all margins and showing sheet No. ‘316’ in blue manuscript. A few perfs splitting, otherwise superb fresh mint. Very scarce and a spectacular multiple. SG 45a £475
AM936 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE 1894 QV 1st issue with 'OIL RIVERS’ obliterated and 'NIGER COAST' added in top margin. ½d vermilion, perf 13½-14 in a COMPLETE SHEET OF 60 with margins all round (missing above two stamps at upper right) with evidence of sheet number in blue manuscript. Some splitting and reinforcing, the majority of stamps superb fresh unmounted mint. Scarce. SG 45a £375
AM935 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE 1894 QV 1st issue with ‘OIL RIVERS’ obliterated and 'NIGER COAST' added in top margin. 1d dull blue, perf 14½-15, a COMPLETE SHEET OF 60 with margins all round (small piece missing at top) showing sheet number ‘43’ at upper right in blue manuscript. Three stamps with adherences on reverse and some gum stains, otherwise very fine mint, the majority being unmounted. Scarce. SG 46b £375
AA2100 1894 QV 2d green, perf. 13½ to 14. Block of four, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 47d £95
AA3336 1894 QV 2d green, perf. 13½ to 14. Left marginal block of nine, very fine and fresh mint or unmounted. SG 47d £185
AM957 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE 1894 1st issue QV 2d green (perf. 14) lower left corner block of 10 (5x2) One stamp with pulled perf at top, otherwise very fine and fresh lightly mounted with six stamps remaining unmounted mint. Although most stamps are perf. 14x14, the pin spacing is erratic - the lower middle stamp measures perf. 12 along the base. An attractive multiple. SG 47d £150
AM956 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE 1894 1st issue QV 2d green (perf. 14). Fine used, tied to small piece by OLD CALABAR (AP 23 95) squared circle datestamp. Also showing parts of a Liverpool (6 JU) transit. SG 47d £15
AA3337 1894 QV 2½d carmine-lake, perf. 14½ to 15. Block of four, superb fresh mint or unmounted. SG 48 £75
AM214 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE 1894 Queen Victoria, no watermark, perf. 14½-15, ‘OIL RIVERS’ obliterated and 'NIGER COAST' added in the top margin. 1/- black in a COMPLETE PANE OF 30 with all margins and showing sheet No. ‘70’ in blue manuscript. Some perfs splitting and reinforcing, otherwise very fine fresh mint with many unmounted. Very scarce and a spectacular multiple. SG 50 £550
AM955 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE 1894 QV 1st issue with ‘OIL RIVERS’ obliterated and ‘NIGER COAST’ added in the top margin. Collection of 87 stamps comprising: ½d vermilion (20 including a block of 4), 1d pale blue (6), 1d dull blue (14, including a block of 4), 2d green (9), 2½d carmine-lake (16, including a block of 4), 5d grey-lilac (8), 5d lilac (9) and 1/- black (5). Some with perforation differences. Odd small faults, the majority are fine used with a range of datestamps including BENIN RIVER, BONNY, BONNY RIVER, BRASS, BUGUMA, FORCADOS RIVER, OLD CALABAR, OLD CALABAR RIVER, OPOBO RIVER, SOMBREIRO RIVER and WARRI. SG 45-50 (between) £325
AM937 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE 1894 QV ½d yellow-green, perf 15. COMPLETE FILE COPY SHEET OF 60 with margins all round (small piece missing upper left corner). Sheet number ‘1200’ printed in red at upper right and with printing details endorsed in ink in upper margin. Reinforced around edge of sheet and each stamp with small security punch hole. Some staining. Scarce. SG 51 £225
AM942 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE 1894 QV ½d yellow-green, perf 14. COMPLETE FILE COPY SHEET OF 60 with margins all round (small piece missing lower left corner). Sheet number ‘1334’ printed in red at upper right and with printing details endorsed in ink in upper margin. Staining from extensive reinforcing and each stamp with small security punch hole. Scarce. SG 51 £225
AM941 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE 1894 QV 1d orange-vermilion, perf 14. COMPLETE FILE COPY SHEET OF 60 with margins all round (few small pieces missing at left and right). Sheet number ‘0967’ printed in red at upper right and with printing details endorsed in ink in upper margin. Extensively reinforced and each stamp with small security punch hole. Some staining. Scarce. SG 52 £225
AM938 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE 1894 QV 1d vermilion, perf 15. COMPLETE FILE COPY SHEET OF 60 with margins all round (except below the two stamps at lower right). Without sheet number and with printing details endorsed in ink in the upper margin. Reinforced around edge of sheet and each stamp with small security punch hole. Some staining. Scarce. SG 52a £225
AM940 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE 1894 QV 1d vermilion, perf 15. COMPLETE FILE COPY SHEET OF 60 with margins all round. Sheet number ‘0800’ printed in red at upper right and with printing details endorsed in ink in the upper margin. Extensively reinforced and each stamp with small security punch hole. Some staining. Scarce. SG 52a £225
AM939 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE 1894 QV 2½d pale blue, perf 15. COMPLETE FILE COPY SHEET OF 48 with margins all round. Without a sheet number. With printing details endorsed in ink in the upper margin. Extensively reinforced and each stamp with a small security punch hole. Some staining. Scarce. SG 54a £225
AM969 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE 1894 QV 2nd issue without watermark. Group of 13 stamps including set of six, ½d to 1/- with additional shades or perf. varieties of the ½d (2), 2½d (2), 5d and 1/- (pair). Fine to very fine mint. SG 51, 51a, 52d, 53, 54, 54a, 55, 55a, 56 £265
AM958 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE 1894 QV (no watermark) ½d yellow-green (perf 14½) block of six (3x2). Tissue paper interleaving adhering to most of gum, otherwise fine. SG 51 £10
AM202 1894 Queen Victoria, no watermark, perf. 14½-15. 1d orange-vermilion, an upper marginal BLOCK OF 12 (3x4), superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 52 £270
AM949 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE 1894 QV 1d orange-vermilion, perf 15. Lower right corner block of 18 (6x3). Fine used, each stamp cancel-led with OLD CALABAR RIVER (AP 18 / 95) single circle datestamps. Part Liverpool (20 May) arrival and a few stamps with registration markings in blue manuscript. One stamp at top with small tear, otherwise very fine. An impressive multiple. SG 52 £155
AA3340 1894 Queen Victoria, no watermark, perf. 14½-15. 1d vermilion, block of four. Very fine mint or unmounted. SG 52a £60
AM945 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE 1894 QV 1d orange-vermilion bisected diagonally and tied to small piece by large part BONNY (AU 13 / 94) squared circle datestamp. Scarce. SG 52b (piece) £85
AM948 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE 1894 QV 2d lake, Perf. 14½-15. Block of 12 (3x4). Fine used with all but one stamp individually cancelled with OLD CALABAR single circle datestamps struck in red. SG 53 £55
AM959 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE 1894 QV (no watermark) 5d purple and 5d deep violet (both perf. 15) in blocks of four. Several hinge remainders and small thin on one deep violet, otherwise fresh mint. SG 55, 55a £70
AA2418 1894 QV 1/- black, perf. 13½ - 14. A complete sheet of 30 showing running sheet number '0321' in margin. Various severed perfs. and gum tones, still a remarkable item. RARE. SG 56a £900
AM967 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE 1894 QV 2nd issue without watermark. Collection of 97 stamps comprising: ½d (17), 1d (18), 2d (14, including a block of four), 2½d (32), 5d (8) and 1/- (8). Including the listed shades of each duty and some with different perforations. Odd small faults, the majority are fine used with a range of datestamps including BENIN, BENIN RIVER, BONNY, BONNY RIVER, BRASS, BRASS RIVER, BUGUMA, FORCADOS RIVER, OLD CALABAR, OLD CALABAR RIVER, OPOBO, OPOBO RIVER, SAPELE, SOMBREIRO RIVER and WARRI. SG 51-56 (between) £275
AM944 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE 1894 QV provisional 2½d blue surcharged ‘ONE / HALF PENNY’ with bars through the old value. Plateable as position 2 of the setting of 8. Fine used with central OLD CALABAR (DE 4 / 94) single circle datestamp. Scarce (960 issued). SG 65 £175
AM943 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE 1898 QV 6d yellow-brown, 2/6 olive-bistre and 10/- deep violet, the complete set of three, each overprinted ‘SPECIMEN’ (Samuel Type W1). Hinge remainders, and the 6d with some gum adhesion, otherwise fine mint. The 2/6 with misplaced watermark resulting in vertical lines now showing. SG 71s, 73s-74s £175
AA3669 1897-98 QV ½d to 10/-, complete set of nine values very fine fresh mint. SG 66-74ba £150
AA5909 1897-98 QV ½d to 10/-, complete set of nine values plus additional shades of the 1d, 2½d and 5d. Odd light faults, mostly fine or very fine mint. SG 66-74ba £160
AM971 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE 1897-98 QV 3rd issue with watermark. Group of 15 stamps comprising seven duties 1d to 2/6 with additional shades or perf varieties of the 1d (2), 2½d and 5d (5). Fine to very fine mint. SG 67, 68, 68b, 69, 70, 70a, 70b, 71, 72, 73a £150
AA5273 1897 ½d QV, green perf. 14½-15. Very fine mint. SG 66 £8
AA5283 1897 ½d QV, green perf. 14½-15. Pair the left stamp showing re-entry on fraction bar of right '1/2' and 'O' of 'COAST' (position 53). Fine used. Scarce. SG 66 and var. £40
AA5279 1897 ½d QV, green perf. 14½-15. Block of four, very fine used cancelled OPOBO RIVER in violet. Most attractive. SG 66 £20
AM966 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE 1897 QV 3rd issue with watermark. ½d green, perf. 14x14. Block of nine. Fine and fresh mint, with light hinge marks on the upper row, the balance are unmounted. SG 66b £35
AA5740 1897 ½d QV, perf. 15½-16. Upper marginal, very fine and fresh unmounted. SG 66c £32
AA5276 1897 ½d QV, vivid green shade perf. 15½-16. Lower marginal block of four, light crease through left pair otherwise very fine and fresh mint or unmounted. SG 66c £60
AA5274 1897 ½d QV, green perf. 14½-15, comp 12-13. Very fine mint. SG 66d £45
AA5275 1897 ½d QV, green perf. 14½-15, comp 12-13. Right stamp in a right marginal pair. Very fine mint. Uncommon. SG 66d £60
AA5280 1897 ½d QV, green perf. 14½-15, comp 12-13. Very fine used. SG 66d £20
AA5269 1897 1d QV, vermilion perf. 14½-15. Block of four, very fine mint. SG 67a £40
AA5265 1897 1d QV, orange-vermilion perf. 15½-16. Very fine mint. SG 67c £10
AM964 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE 1897 QV 3rd issue with watermark. 1d vermilion, perf. 14x14. Lower left corner pair. Light gum bend, otherwise very fine and fresh mint. SG 67d £10
AM963 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE 1897 QV 3rd issue with watermark. 1d vermilion, perf. 15½-16. Block of four. Light hinge marks, otherwise very fine mint. SG 67c £45
AM962 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE 1897 QV 3rd issue with watermark. 1d orange-vermilion perf. 14x14. An upper marginal block of four. Very fine fresh mint. SG 67d £15
AA5355 1897 1d QV, vermilion perf. 13½-14. Block of six, very fine used cancelled by favour with crisp 'SOMBREIRO RIVER DE 15 94' sc datestamps. Lovely and uncommon. SG 67d £65
AA5267 1897 1d QV, vermilion perf. 14½-15, comp 12-13. Very fine mint. SG 67e £22
AM965 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE 1897 QV 3rd issue with watermark. 2d lake, perf. 14½x14½. Block of four. Hinge remnants, otherwise very fine and fresh mint. SG 68 £25
AA5261 1897 2d QV, lake, perf. 13½-14, comp 12-13. Very fine mint. SG 68c £45
AA2098 1897 QV 2½d deep bright blue, perf. 14½ to 15. Upper marginal block of nine, some light backing paper on reverse otherwise very fine mint. SG 69a £125
AA2099 1897 QV 2½d deep bright blue, perf. 14½ to 15. Lower marginal block of 12, some light backing paper on reverse otherwise very fine mint. SG 69a £180
AA5741 1897 2½d QV, deep bright blue, perf. 13½-14. Superb and fresh unmounted. SG 69b £10
AA5258 1898 5d QV, red-violet, perf. 13½-14. Very fine mint. SG 70 £18
AA5259 1898 5d QV, purple, perf. 13½-14. Very fine mint. SG 70a £10
AA5286 1898 5d QV, purple, perf. 13½-14. Very fine used. SG 70a £65
AA5260 1898 5d QV, purple, perf. 13½-14, comp 12-13. Hinge remnants, fine mint. SG 70b £35
AA5354 1898 5d QV, purple, perf. 14½-15. Re-joined vertical block of six (lower pair to upper block), very fine used each cancelled by favour 'SOMBREIRO RIVER DE 15 94' datestamps. SG 70c £300
AA5250 1898 1/- QV, black, perf. 13½-14. Lower marginal, very fine mint. SG 72a £12
AA5253 1898 1/- QV, black, perf. 13½-14. Lower marginal pair, very fine mint. SG 72a £25
AA5254 1898 1/- QV, black, perf. 13½-14. Very fine used. SG 72a £22
AA5256 1898 1/- QV, black, perf. 13½-14. Very fine used on piece. SG 72a £25
AA5252 1898 1/- QV, black, perf. 13½-14, compound perf. 12-13. Left stamp in a left marginal pair, very fine mint. Uncommon. SG 72b £90
AA5255 1898 1/- QV, black, perf. 13½-14, compound perf. 12-13. The left pair in a block of four, light tones fine mint or unmounted. SG 72b £75
AM946 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE 1898 QV watermark Crown CA 2/6 olive-bistre. Imperforate block of four, each with security puncture. Folded horizontally, otherwise fine, without gum. SG 73 imperforate £150
AA5246 1898 2/6 QV, olive-bistre, perf. 14½-15. Very fine used. SG 73 £130
AA5243 1898 2/6 QV, olive-bistre, perf. 15½-16. Fine mint. SG 73a £55
AA5245 1898 2/6 QV, cinnamon shade, perf. 15½-16. Very fine used. SG 73a shade £150
AA5247 1898 2/6 QV, olive-bistre, perf. 13½-14. Very fine used. SG 73b £65
AA3403 1898 10/- QV deep violet, perf. 14½ -15. Fine mint. SG 74 £120
AA5230 1898 10/- QV deep violet, perf. 14½ -15. Very fine used cancelled crisp squared circle datestamp. SG 74 £245
AA5229 1898 10/- QV deep violet, perf. 14½ -15. Very fine used part datestamp at left. SG 74 £225
AA5231 1898 10/- QV deep violet, perf. 13½ -14. Very fine mint. SG 74b £100
AA5233 1898 10/- QV deep violet, perf. 13½ -14. Lower left corner copy, hinge remnant fine mint. SG 74b £100
AA5234 1898 10/- QV deep violet, perf. 13½ -14. Upper marginal vertical pair, hinged on margin stamps very fine or superb unmounted. SG 74b £375
AA2101 1898 10/- QV deep violet, perf. 13½ -14. Upper left corner vertical pair, very fine fresh mint. Lovely. SG 74b £260
AM961 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE 1898 QV 3rd issue with watermark. 10/- deep violet and bright violet, the two listed shades, both perf. 14x14. Hinge remnants, otherwise fine mint. SG 74b, 74ba £175
AA5236 1898 10/- QV bright violet, perf. 13½ -14. Very fine mint. SG 74ba £95
AA5237 1898 10/- QV bright violet, perf. 13½ -14. Upper marginal, very fine mint. SG 74ba £120
AA5231 1898 10/- QV bright violet, perf. 13½ -14. Very fine used. SG 74ba £145
AA5239 1898 10/- QV bright violet, perf. 13½ -14. Very fine used cancelled BRASSRIVER. Lovely. SG 74ba £175
AM970 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE 1897-98 QV 3rd issue with watermark. Collection of 49 stamps comprising: ½d (13), 1d (18), 2d (5), 2½d (9), 6d and 1/- (3). Including some listed shades and different perforations. Odd small faults, the majority are fine used with a range of datestamps including BENIN RIVER, BONNY, BONNY RIVER, BRASS RIVER, FORCADOS RIVER, OLD CALABAR, OLD CALABAR RIVER, OPOBO, OPOBO RIVER, SAPELE and WARRI. SG 66-72 (between) £110
AM960 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE / Southern Nigeria Period 1897-98 QV 3rd issue with watermark. Collection of 74 stamps comprising: ½d (23), 1d (33), 2d (9, including a block of 4), 2½d (3), 5d (5) and 6d. Includes the listed shades of each duty and some with different perforations. Odd small faults, the majority are fine used with a range of datestamps including AGBERI, AKASSA, ASABA, BAKANA, BENIN RIVER, BONNY RIVER, BRASS RIVER, BURUTU, FORCADOS, FORCADOS RIVER, NIGER T.P.O., OLD CALABAR, OLD CALABAR RIVER, OPOBO RIVER, SAPELE, SOMBREIRO RIVER and WARRI. SG 66-71 (between) £150
AM477 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE / Revenue 1898 QV 10/- bright violet (perf. 14) overprinted 'CONSULAR' in red. Fine used with consular cancellation in black and dated ‘1/5/1901’ in red manuscript. Scarce. Barefoot 8 £125
AA2799 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE / Postal History 1895 22nd May, cover bearing QV ½d, 1d, 2½d (both designs) and 5d, cancelled 'WARRI' squared circle datestamps, addressed to England. Struck with crisp 'PAID LIVERPOOL BR. PACKET 23 JU 95' arrival datestamp on front and BIRKENHEAD arrival backstamp. A little grubby but attractive. £175
AM954 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE / Postal History 1897 (8th January), envelope addressed to England bearing a single QV 2½d pale blue (SG 54a) tied by a light WARRI (JA 8) squared circle struck in red and a second very fine strike on the reverse along with a FORCADOS RIVER (JA 9) single circle transit. Liverpool (6 Feb) transit struck in red on the front and Stoke-on-Trent (7 Feb) arrival backstamp. Folded vertically, otherwise fine and attractive. £275
AM951 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE / Postal History 1897 (15th June), long envelope addressed to Sierra Leone bearing a single QV 2½d pale blue (SG 54a) tied by a fine strike THE ROYAL NIGER COMPANY / CHARTERED & LIMITED. / 15 JUN 1897 / POST OFFICE / BURUTU. boxed datestamp struck in bluish black. Freetown (JY 14) arrival backstamp. Folded vertically and some light staining, otherwise fine. £175
AA3503 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE / Postal History 1897 9th August, cover bearing QV 1d orange-vermilion x three (SG 67), each cancelled 'REGISTERED' sc datestamps, and paying the local rate to Opobo. Large 'R' in oval alongside, violet 'OPOBO RIVER' arrival strike on reverse dated 10th August. Attractive. £145
AM953 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE / Postal History Oil Rivers Protectorate. 1898 (24th November), GB QV ½d postal stationery card overprinted for Oil Rivers. Addressed to Paul Kiderlen in Germany and uprated with Niger Coast ½d green (SG 66) cancelled / tied by OLD CALABAR RIVER (NO 24) single circle datestamps. Liverpool Packet (31 Dec) transit struck in red and Ulm (3 JAN) arrival, both struck on the front. No message. £45
AM950 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE / Postal History Late usage in Southern Nigeria. 1903 (12th January), envelope addressed to England bearing a single QV 2d lake (SG 53) tied by a FORCADOS RIVER (JA 12 / 03) single circle datestamp with a second strike below. Woking (FE 2) arrival backstamp. Reinforced across top where roughly opened, otherwise a fine example of the 2d per half ounce rate to the UK. £125
AM947 NIGER COAST PROTECTORATE / Postal History Late usage in Southern Nigeria. 1906 (29th March), envelope sent registered to England bearing a single QV 5d red-violet (SG 70) tied by REGISTERED CALABAR (MR 29 06) oval datestamp (with ‘OLD’ removed). Plymouth (AP 27) transit and Birmingham (28 AP) arrival backstamps. £145
NIGERIA / Northern
AA2295 1900 QV ½d to 10/- keytype. Complete set of nine values very fine and fresh mint. SG 1-9 £375
AA3257 1900 QV ½d to 6d keytype. Set of six values each in a block of four. Very fine and fresh mint or unmounted. An uncommon group. SG 1-6 £500
AA107 1900 QV ½d dull mauve and green. Upper right corner block of four showing plate '3' in margin. Some gum wrinkles in margin, superb unmounted. SG 1 £45
AM133 1900 QV 6d dull mauve and violet. Block of four, very fine or superb fresh unmounted mint (lightly hinged on upper pair only). Exceptional quality. SG 6 £130
AA2296 1902 KEVII ½d to 10/- keytype. Complete set of nine values very fine and fresh mint. SG 10-18 £65
AA5093 1902 KEVII ½d to 10/- keytype. Complete set of nine values very fine and fresh mint. SG 10-18 £75
AA2289 1902 KEVII ½d dull purple and green. Lower right corner block of four showing plate '1' in margin, very fine mint or unmounted. SG 10 £15
AA2292 1902 KEVII 2d dull purple and yellow. Upper right corner block of four showing plate '1' in margin, minor gum bend otherwise very fine unmounted. SG 12 £20
AA6071 1902 KEVII 5d dull purple and chestnut, wmk. Crown CA. Showing Damaged frame and crown flaw (left pane, row 1/3). Very fine and fresh mint. SG 14a £175
AA4697 1902 KEVII 10/- green and brown. Lower right corner pair showing plate '1' in margin. Hinge trace, superb and fresh mint. Lovely. SG 18 £125
AA2844 1902 KEVII 10/- green and brown. Very fine used. SG 18 £45
AA5405 1905-07 KEVII ½d to 10/- keytype, wmk Multiple Crown CA. Complete set of eight values plus the chalk-surfaced printings for the seven values. Fine or very fine mint. A difficult assembly. SG 20-27, 20a, 21b, 22b, 24a, 25b, 26a, 27a £325
AA5367 1905 KEVII 2d dull purple and yellow, chalk-surfaced paper. Showing Damaged frame and crown flaw (left pane, row 1/3). Very fine mint. SG 22ba (listed only on the ordinary paper) £375
AM135 1905 KEVII 2½d dull purple and ultramarine. Block of four, very fine or superb fresh unmounted mint (very lightly mounted on one stamp). Each with small handstamp in corner on the reverse. SG 23 £30
AA108 1907 KEVII 5d dull purple and chestnut, chalk-surfaced paper. Upper right corner block of four showing plate '1' in margin. Superb and fresh unmounted. SG 24a £200
AA4687 1910-11 KEVII colour changes ½d to 10/-, plus 6d shade. Set of ten values fine or very fine mint. SG 28-39 £85
AA2280 1910 KEVII ½d green. Upper right corner block of six showing plate '1' in margin, very fine unmounted. SG 28 £30
AA2281 1910 KEVII 1d carmine. Upper right corner block of six showing plate '1' in margin, very fine unmounted. SG 29 £35
AA5540 1911 KEVII 2d grey. Upper left corner pair showing plate '1' in margin. Very fine unmounted. SG 30 £30
AA2282 1911 KEVII 2d grey. Upper left corner block of four showing plate '1' in margin, hinged on margin stamps superb unmounted. SG 30 £40
AA2283 1911 KEVII 2d grey. Lower left corner block of six showing plate '1' in margin, hinged on margin stamps very fine unmounted. SG 30 £55
AA2285 1910 KEVII 2½d blue. Upper right corner block of four showing plate '1' in margin, weak / parted vertical perfs, very fine unmounted. SG 31 £15
AA2286 1910 KEVII 2½d blue. Upper right corner block of four showing plate '1' in margin, very fine unmounted. SG 31 £15
AA2284 1910 KEVII 2½d blue. Upper right corner block of six showing plate '1' in margin, hinged on margin stamps superb unmounted. SG 31 £20
AA2287 1911 KEVII 3d purple on yellow. Lower left corner block of six showing plate '1' in margin. Few marginal faults, stamps superb unmounted. SG 32 £40
AA5541 1911 KEVII 3d purple on yellow. Lower right corner block of four showing plate '1' in margin. Very fine unmounted. SG 32 £25
AA6070 1911 KEVII 3d purple on yellow. Showing Damaged frame and crown flaw (left pane, row 1/3), upper right stamp in positional upper left corner block of six showing plate '1' in margin. Hinged on two stamps, not the flaw, otherwise very fine unmounted. A very scare positional multiple. SG 32 unlisted var. (presumably to be SG 32a) £300
AA4689 1911 KEVII 5/- green and red on yellow. Very fine mint. SG 38 £22
AA2107 1911 KEVII 5/- green and red on yellow. Superb used on piece. SG 38 £70
AA3425 1911 KEVII 10/- green and red on green. Superb unmounted. SG 39 £80
AA3334 1911 KEVII 10/- green and red on green. Upper right corner pair, creased in margin otherwise very fine unmounted. Lovely. SG 39 £165
AA2842 1911 KEVII 10/- green and red on green. Very fine used. SG 39 £40
AA2852 1912 KGV ½d to £1, complete set of 13 values. Fine to very fine mint. SG 40-52 £185
AA4690 1912 KGV ½d to £1, complete set of 13 values. Fine to very fine mint. SG 40-52 £185
AA2352 1912 KGV 10/- green and red on green. Upper marginal, hinged on margin stamp superb unmounted. SG 51 £60
AA2110 1912 KGV 10/- green and red on green. Superb used on piece cancelled 'ZUNGERU NORTHERN NIGERIA 17 FE 1914'. SG 51 £50
AA906 1912 KGV £1 purple and black on red, very fine mint. SG 52 £140
AA929 1912 KGV £1 purple and black on red, very fine mint. SG 52 £140
AA1386 1912 KGV £1 purple and black on red, lower marginal. Very fine fresh mint. SG 52 £140
AA3428 1912 KGV £1 purple and black on red, on piece cancelled 'ZUNGERU 14 AP 1914' datestamp. Lovely. SG 52 £100
NIGERIA / Southern
AM478 SOUTHERN NIGERIA 1901 QV imperforate colour trial (upper marginal) for the ½d duty printed in unissued colours of deep purple and bright green on gummed, Crown CA watermark paper. Very fine and attractive. Scarce. £425
AA5095 1901-02 QV ½d to 10/-, complete set of nine values plus shades of the ½d and 1d. Very fine and fresh mint. SG 1-9 £210
AM301 SOUTHERN NIGERIA 1902 De La Rue die proof in black on glazed card (92x60mm) for the King Edward VII £1 frame duty. Endorsed 'BEFORE HARDENING' in black and datestamped '21 JUN. 02' in blue. £675
AA5096 1903-04 KEVII ½d to £1, complete set of 11 values. Fine or very fine mint. SG 10-20 £450
AA2111 1903 KEVII 5/- grey-black and yellow. Very fine unmounted. SG 18 £135
AA3413 1903 10/- KEVII, grey-black and purple on yellow, wmk. Crown CA. Superb and fresh unmounted. A lovely stamp. SG 19 £70
AM173 1904 KEVII watermark multiple Crown CA. 1d ‘grey-black’ and carmine, lower marginal block of six (3x2) with plate number ‘1’. Faint hinge trace on one, otherwise superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 22 £65
AA3204 1907 KEVII £1 green and violet, wmk. multiple Crown CA, chalk-surfaced paper, Head Die B. Left marginal, hinge trace if at all. A wonderful stamp. SG 32ab £325
AA5322 1907-11 KEVII colour changes, wmk. Multiple Crown CA. Complete set of 12 values plus 1d die II. Fine or very fine mint. SG 33-44 £225
AA3120 1907-11 KEVII colour changes, wmk. Multiple Crown CA. Complete set of 12 values, the £1 being an upper marginal copy showing plate '1' in margin. Very fine mint. SG 33-44 £325
AA4824 1909 KEVII 4d black and red on yellow. Vertical block of 30 being the left three columns of the right pane, interpanneau margin at left and showing plate '1' in upper and lower margins. Minor marginal creasing, stamps superb and fresh unmounted. A striking multiple. SG 38 £145
AA4688 1909 KEVII 5/- green and red on yellow. Very fine mint. SG 42 £30
AA2112 1909 KEVII 10/- green and red on green. Very fine mint. SG 43 £70
AA928 1909 KEVII £1 purple and black on red. Very fine fresh mint. SG 44 £175
AA1721 1909 £1 KEVII purple and black on red. Right marginal, superb and fresh unmounted. A remarkable stamp. SG 44 £375
AA3976 1909 KEVII £1 purple and black on red. Upper marginal showing plate '1' in margin. Fresh unmounted although some light gum disturbance. A wonderful stamp. SG 44 £300
AA1722 1909 KEVII £1 purple and black on red, superb used on piece, cancelled oval 'REGISTERED / LAGOS SOUTHERN NIGERIA'. SG 44 £275
AM300 1912 De La Rue die proof in black on glazed card (92x60mm) for the King George V Head. Endorsed in black 'BEFORE HARDENING' and datestamped '27 FEB. 12' in blue. £750
AA3664 1912 KGV ½d to 10/-, complete set of 11 values. Very fine fresh mint. SG 45-55 £45
AA2853 1912 KGV ½d to £1, complete set of 12 values. Fine to very fine mint. SG 45-56 £185
AA5094 1912 KGV ½d to £1, complete set of 12 values. Fine to very fine mint. SG 45-56 £185
AA4860 1912 KGV ½d to £1, complete set of 12 values. Each an upper or lower marginal copy and all showing plate '1' in margins. Superb and fresh unmounted. Exceptional. SG 45-56 £450
AA5921 1912 KGV 2d grey. Upper marginal block of four showing plate '1' and running sheet number '4583' in margin. Hinged on margin stamps very fine unmounted. SG 47 £8
AM149 1912 KGV 5/- green and red on yellow. Block of four, upper left stamp with rounded corner and some reinforced perforations, otherwise fine used with Registered Lagos (25 MR 14) oval datestamps. A very scarce multiple. SG 54 £180
AA2113 1912 KGV £1 purple and black on red. Very fine and fresh unmounted. SG 56 £300
AM518 SOUTHERN NIGERIA / Booklet 1904-07 KEVII front and back covers for the 2s.1d. booklets. Some creasing or stains. SG SB1-3 £50
AM842 SOUTHERN NIGERIA / Postal History 1904 picture postcard (black and white photographic view titled ‘FREETOWN – View of the Barracks’. Addressed to Grimsby, England bearing a single KEVII 1d (SG 11) tied by a very fine strike of ‘NIGER TRAVELLING POST OFFICE’ (JA 7 / 04) single circle datestamp with a further equally fine strike below. With a light ‘FORCADOS RIVER’ (JA 9) transit datestamp below. Very scarce. £275
AA440 SOUTHERN NIGERIA / Postal History 1925 28th July, printed 'On His Majesty's Service' cover, bearing 6d KGV (SG 25a, die II), cancelled light oval 'REGISTERED / LAGOS NIGERIA' datestamp, printed blue/white registered label and struck with red rectangular 'REGISTERED' cachet. Sent to the USA, via London, with relevant transit and arrival backstamps. Clean and attractive. £30
AA751 NIGERIA / CAMEROONS 1935 (September), cover addressed to Lagos, bearing a single Nigeria KGV 1½d orange (SG 17) tied by TIKO – CAMEROONS / UNDER BRITISH MANDATE (11 Sep) double circle datestamp. Backstamped with Lagos (18 Sep) arrival datestamp and the flap with printed ‘Ekona Plantation / Ekona near Victoria / Cameroons Nigeria’. The cover with vertical fold and some crumpling along top edge (clear of adhesive), otherwise fine. Most unusual. £85
AM220 NIGERIA / CAMEROONS 1916 (May), cover to England bearing Nigeria KGV 1d scarlet (SG 2a) tied by a very fine BUEA / KAMERUN (9 May) single circle datestamp struck in violet. The reverse with VICTORIA CAMEROONS (11 AP 16 with month error April for May) single circle skeleton / relief type datestamp, also struck in violet. Also with Lagos (16 May) and Warrington (6 June) transit / arrival backstamps. Believed to be the earliest recorded examples of both the former German datestamp of Buea and the Victoria skeleton datestamps. A very scarce cover. £325
AM222 NIGERIA / CAMEROONS 1917 (October), printed commercial postcard (soliciting orders for cloth) addressed to England, bearing Nigeria KGV 1d scarlet (SG 2a) tied by BUEA / BRITISH KAMERUN (13 Oct) single circle skeleton / relief type date-stamp with additional strike alongside. The reverse with VICTORIA CAMEROONS (13 Oct) single circle skeleton / relief type transit datestamp struck in black. Private receiving datestamp (19 Nov) struck on the reverse. Scarce. £250
NIGERIA
AA5767 1914 KGV ½d to £1, set of 12 values overprinted 'SPECIMEN'. Very fine or superb and fresh unmounted. A lovely and scarce set in this condition. SG 1s-12s £425
AA3665 1914 KGV ½d to 10/-, basic set of 11 values plus additional shades of the 1d x two, 3d, 4d and 1/- x two. Very fine fresh mint, the 5/- and 10/- marginal unmounted. SG 1-11 £120
AA2854 1914 KGV ½d to £1, basic set of 12 values. Very fine mint. SG 1-12 £225
AA5768 1914 KGV ½d to £1, basic set of 12 values. Very fine or superb unmounted. SG 1-12 £385
AA5771 1918 KGV 2d slate-grey. Lower marginal showing plate '8' in margin. Very fine unmounted. SG 3a £20
AA5772 1915 KGV 3d, wmk. multiple Crown CA, purple on deep yellow (yellow back), thick paper. An upper left corner copy, hinged on margin stamp superb unmounted, folded through at top. Uncommon and ideal in this marginal format. SG 5b £75
AA5794 1915 KGV 3d, wmk. multiple Crown CA, purple on deep yellow (yellow back), thick paper. Overprinted 'SPECIMEN'. Superb and fresh unmounted. SG 5bs £50
AA5774 1920 KGV 3d purple on buff. Very fine unmounted. SG 5d £18
AA3695 1915 KGV 4d, wmk. multiple Crown CA, black and red on deep yellow (yellow back), thick paper. An upper left corner copy, hinged on margin stamp superb unmounted, folded through at top. Uncommon and ideal in this marginal format. SG 6b £75
AA5795 1915 KGV 4d, wmk. multiple Crown CA, black and red on deep yellow (yellow back), thick paper. Overprinted 'SPECIMEN'. Superb and fresh unmounted. SG 6bs £50
AA5778 1921 KGV 4d black and red on pale yellow. Very fine unmounted. SG 6e £15
AA5782 1914 KGV 1s black on blue-green, white back. Lower right corner pair showing plate '1' in margin. Very fine mint. SG 8 £10
AA5796 1915 KGV 1s black on blue-green, blue-green back. Overprinted 'SPECIMEN'. Superb and fresh unmounted. SG 8cs £50
AA6037 1920 KGV 1s black on emerald, pale olive back. Upper left corner block of four showing plate '8' in margin. Very fine unmounted. SG 8e £50
AA5783 1915 KGV 5/-, green and red on yellow, lemon back. Lower left corner copy, hinged on margin stamp very fine and fresh unmounted. SG 10a £30
AA5797 1915 KGV 5/-, green and red on deep yellow, yellow back (thick paper). Overprinted 'SPECIMEN'. Superb and fresh unmounted. SG 10bs £65
AA4851 1920 KGV 5/-, green and red on buff. Very fine and fresh unmounted. SG 10d £120
AA6036 1920 KGV 5/-, wmk. multiple Crown CA, green and red on buff. Upper right corner block of 24 (6x4), plate number '8' and running sheet number '1440' in margin. Very light oily stain affects four stamps, few parted perfs. otherwise fresh unmounted. An impressive and rare large multiple. BPA certificate (2021). SG 10d £1,550
AA2119 1914 KGV 10/-, green and red on blue-green, white back. Very fine fresh mint. SG 11 £40
AA5798 1915 KGV 10/-, green and red on blue-green, blue-green back. Overprinted 'SPECIMEN'. Superb and fresh unmounted. SG 11as £75
AA5788 1917 KGV 10/-, green and red on blue-green, pale olive back. Very fine and fresh unmounted. BPA certificate (2017). Very scarce in this condition. SG 11b £1,450
AA5790 1920 KGV 10/-, green and red on emerald, pale olive back. Very fine unmounted. SG 11c £225
AA3938 1921 KGV 10/-, green and red on emerald, emerald back. Very fine mint. SG 11d £28
AA5789 1921 KGV 10/-, green and red on emerald, emerald back. Very fine unmounted. SG 11d £50
AA2121 1914 KGV £1, deep purple and black on red. Very fine unmounted. SG 12 £250
AA5793 1914 KGV £1, deep purple and black on red. Very fine unmounted. SG 12 £250
AA2120 1914 KGV £1, purple and black on red. Very fine mint. SG 12a £160
AA3314 1914 KGV £1, purple and black on red. Superb and fresh unmounted. SG 12a £300
AA4202 1927 KGV £1, die II, deep purple and black on red. Superb and fresh unmounted. SG 12b £350
AA1723 1927 KGV £1, die II, deep purple and black on red. Upper right corner copy, hinged on margin stamp superb and fresh unmounted. SG 12b £350
AA5792 1927 KGV £1, die II, deep purple and black on red. Lower left corner copy, very fine and fresh unmounted. SG 12b £350
AM843 1927 KGV £1, die II, deep purple and black on red. Upper right corner example (margin reduced at right) showing running sheet number ‘013’. Hinged in margin only, the stamp is superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 12b £325
AA6021 1927 KGV £1, die II, deep purple and black on red. Lower right corner block of four, showing plate '16' in margin. Hinge trace on upper pair, lower unmounted. SPECTACULAR AND RARE. SG 12b £1,850
AA2122 1929 KGV £1, die II, purple and black on red. Very fine mint. SG 12ba £175
AA5791 1929 KGV £1, die II, purple and black on red. Very fine and fresh unmounted. SG 12ba £300
AA3431 1932 KGV £1, reversion to die I deep purple and black on red. Lower marginal showing proving plate '23' in margin. Very fine mint. Scarce, 101 sheets printed. SG 12ba later printing £275
AA5813 1921-24 KGV ½d to 10/-, wmk. multiple Script CA, complete set of 15 values overprinted or perforated 'SPECIMEN'. Very fine mint. A difficult set as distributed over a period of ten years. SG 15s-29s £425
AA2569 1921-24 KGV ½d to 10/-, wmk. multiple Script CA, complete set of 15 values. Fine to very fine mint. SG 15-29 £80
AA5814 1921-24 KGV ½d to 10/-, wmk. multiple Script CA, complete set of 15 values. Very fine or superb unmounted. SG 15-29 £180
AA124 1921-24 KGV ½d to 10/-, wmk. multiple Script CA, complete set of 15 values plus all additional die types, 25 stamps in total (plus a few further shades). Fine to very fine mint. A remarkably difficult assembly. SG 15-29a £365
AA6011 1921 KGV 1d rose-carmine, wmk. multiple Script CA, die I. Upper left corner block of four, showing plate '7' in margin. Hinged on margin, stamps very fine unmounted. SG 16 £25
AA5800 1925 KGV 1d rose-carmine, wmk. multiple Script CA. Vertical pair across the horizontal interpanneau margin, from the central junction at right, die I at top and die II below. Very fine and fresh unmounted. SG 16c £450
AA5811 1931 KGV 1½d orange, wmk. multiple Script CA, die II. Block of four, very fine mint. SG 17 £35
AA5801 1925 KGV 2d grey, wmk. multiple Script CA, die II. Very fine unmounted. SG 18a £15
AA5812 1928 KGV 2d chocolate, wmk. multiple Script CA, die II. Upper right corner block of four showing plate '26' and running sheet number '3003' in margin. Very fine unmounted. SG 20 £50
AA5802 1932 KGV 2d chocolate, wmk. multiple Script CA, die I. Very fine unmounted. SG 20a £8
AA5810 1931 KGV 3d bright blue, wmk. multiple Script CA, die II. Lower left corner pair showing plate '21' in margin. Very fine mint. SG 23 £40
AA5804 1932 KGV 4d black and red on pale yellow, wmk. multiple Script CA, die I. Very fine unmounted. SG 24a £6
AA5805 1923 KGV 6d dull purple and bright purple, wmk. multiple Script CA, die II. Very fine unmounted. SG 25a £10
AA2114 1932 KGV 2/6, wmk. multiple Script CA, die I black and red on blue. Very fine fresh mint. SG 27a £38
AA5806 1926 KGV 5/- green and red on pale yellow, wmk. multiple Script CA, die II. Very fine fresh unmounted. SG 28 £22
AA2115 1932 KGV 5/- green and red on pale yellow, wmk. multiple Script CA, die I. Very fine fresh mint. SG 28a £60
AA2116 1925 KGV 10/- green and red on green, wmk. multiple Script CA, die II. Very fine fresh mint. SG 29 £50
AA5808 1925 KGV 10/- green and red on green, wmk. multiple Script CA, die II. Very fine unmounted. SG 29 £95
AA4233 1925 KGV 10/- green and red on green, wmk. multiple Script CA, die II. Upper marginal block of four, hinged on one stamp and margin otherwise superb fresh unmounted. SG 29 £300
AA3939 1935 KGVI Silver Jubilee. Set of four perforated 'SPECIMEN'. Very fine unmounted. SG 30s-33s £150
AA6047 1936 KGVI pictorial definitive. Two black and white images for proposed designs of the centres only, neither adopted. Each on card, apparently cut from a sheet. Both endorsed '1. 8. 34', presumably the date of submission. Most unusual. SOLD
AA112 1936 1st February, cover bearing KGV 3d pictorial (SG 38), cancelled 'OGBOMOSHO' on the First Day of issue. Addressed to the USA. Most unusual. £30
AA3941 1936 KGV pictorial definitive. Complete set of 12 values, very fine and fresh mint. SG 34-45 £150
AA5087 1936 KGV pictorial definitive. Complete set of 12 values, very fine and fresh unmounted, all marginal. SG 34-45 £300
AA5088 1936 KGV pictorial definitive. Complete set of 12 values very fine and fresh unmounted, all marginal or corner copies and many showing running sheet numbers in margins. SG 34-45 £325
AA6057 1936 KGV pictorial definitive. Complete set of 12 values, blocks of four. Merest hint of hinge on upper pairs, lower unmounted. Most attractive and scarce. SG 34-45 £1,100
AA6058 1936 KGV pictorial definitive. Complete set of 12 values, matching upper left corner blocks of four. Superb and fresh unmounted. A delightful and scarce group. SG 34-45 £1,300
AA6059 1936 KGV pictorial definitive. Complete set of 12 values, lower marginal blocks showing imprint in margins. The ½d a block of 14 additionally showing plate '1' in margin, the 1d to 1s blocks of eight and the top values blocks of four. Sadly the top four values have some light staining on reverse which does not show through to the front. Fine or very fine unmounted. A remarkable group and very scarce. SG 34-45 £750
AA6050 1936 KGV pictorial definitive. Complete set of 12 values, fine or very fine used, the £1 on piece cancelled with crisp 'REGISTERED' oval datestamp. SG 34-45 £300
AA3942 1936 KGV pictorial definitive, four values 2/6 to £1. Very fine used each cancelled with 'REGISTERED / CALABAR, NIGERIA' oval datestamps . SG 42-45 £325
AA1724 1936 KGV pictorial definitive. Complete set of 12 perforated 'SPECIMEN'. Odd short perfs. on a few low values, very fine and fresh mint. SG 34s-45s £225
AA3940 1936 KGV pictorial definitive. Complete set of 12 perforated 'SPECIMEN'. Very fine and fresh mint. SG 34s-45s £245
AA6049 1936 KGV pictorial definitive. Complete set of 12 perforated 'SPECIMEN'. Superb and fresh unmounted. SG 34s-45s £375
AA6056 1936 KGV pictorial definitive. Complete set of 12 perforated 'SPECIMEN'. Mounted on album page, superb and fresh unmounted. SG 34s-45s £375
AA6116 1936 KGV 1½d pictorial definitive, perf. 12½ x 13½. Upper right corner pair showing running sheet number '25433' in margin. Very fine mint or unmounted. SG 36a £200
AA6051 1936 KGV 1½d pictorial definitive, perf. 12½ x 13½. Very fine used. SG 36a £5
AA3945 1936 KGV 3d pictorial definitive, perf. 12½ x 13½. Upper marginal showing running sheet number '06617' in margin. Gum wrinkle, very fine unmounted. SG 38a £165
AA6053 1936 KGV 3d pictorial definitive, perf. 12½ x 13½. Left marginal block of four, showing printer's guide cross in margin. Superb and fresh unmounted. A very scarce positional multiple. SG 38a £700
AA3946 1936 KGV 3d pictorial definitive, perf. 12½ x 13½. Fine used. SG 38a £18
AA6052 1936 KGV 2/6 pictorial definitive. Right marginal block of four, superb and fresh unmounted. SG 42 £50
AA6054 1936 KGV 10/- pictorial definitive. Superb unmounted. SG 44 £125
AA2125 1936 KGV £1 pictorial definitive. Superb unmounted. SG 45 £180
AA1725 1936 KGV £1 pictorial definitive. Lower marginal showing plate '1' in margin. Superb and fresh unmounted. SG 45 £200
AA6055 1936 KGV £1 pictorial definitive. Very fine used on piece cancelled 'REGISTERED / LAGOS NIGERIA' oval datestamp. SG 45 £165
AA2126 1936 KGV £1 pictorial definitive. Superb used on piece cancelled 'KALUNA JN'. SG 45 £175
AA3947 1937 KGVI Coronation. Set of three perforated 'SPECIMEN'. Fine or very fine mint. SG 46s-48s £65
AA3948 1937 KGVI Coronation. Set of three perforated 'SPECIMEN'. Superb unmounted. SG 46s-48s £110
AA4016 1938-51 KGVI definitive. A complete set of all perforation and shades as listed by SG, a total of 31 stamps. Very fine mint. SG 49-59c £135
AA3811 1938-51 KGVI definitive. A complete set of all perforation and shades as listed by SG, a total of 31 stamps. Very fine or superb unmounted. A difficult assembly. SG 49-59c £300
AA3563 1938-1951 KGVI definitives, complete set of 16 values in blocks of four, plus comb types of the values to 1/3 and 2/6 perfs. 13½ and 14. Very fine or superb unmounted. SG between 49-59a £225
AA1289 1938-1951 KGVI definitives, complete set of 16 values with additional printings of most values including 2/6 x four and 5/- x two, all in blocks of four. A good number hinged, an attractive group. SG between 49-59c £425
AA3949 1938-44 KGVI definitives, set of 15 values (excluding 2½d), perforated 'SPECIMEN'. Very fine fresh mint. A difficult set. SG 49s-59s £350
AA3958 1938-49 KGVI definitive. Group of lower marginal strips of four or five (5/-), showing imprint and then also plate numbers in margins for the 2/6 and 5/-. 2½d, 3d blue perf. 12 then 6d, 1/- and 1/- both perf. 12 and 11½. 2/6 perf. 14 and 5/- perf. 12. Hinged on margins otherwise unmounted. Uncommon group. SG 52b, 53, 55, 55a, 56, 56a, 57, 57a, 58b, 59c £145
aa3506 1938 KGVI 2/6 perf. 13 x 11½, lower right corner vertical block of eight showing frame plate '1' in margin. The typical browned gum for these although still unusually fresh and fine, hinged on upper pair otherwise unmounted. SG 58 £475
AA3059 1938 KGVI 2/6 perf. 13 x 11½, very fine fresh mint. SG 58 £30
AA2275 1942 KGVI 2/6 perf. 13½, upper right corner block of four superb unmounted. SG 58a £15
AA2130 1938 KGVI 5/- perf. 13 x 11½. Very fine mint. SG 59 £55
AA2131 1938 KGVI 5/- perf. 13 x 11½. Very fine unmounted. SG 59 £100
AA3568 1942 KGVI 5/- definitive, perf. 13½. Lower left corner block of four showing vignette plate '1' in margin. Very fine mint or unmounted. Uncommon. SG 59a £40
AA5390 1942 KGVI 5/- definitive, perf. 13½. Lower marginal block of four showing imprint in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 59a £45
AA2132 1948 KGVI 5/- definitive, perf. 14. Superb unmounted. SG 59b £8
AA5391 1948 KGVI 5/- definitive, perf. 14. Upper marginal block of four. Superb unmounted. SG 59b £40
AA2133 1949 KGVI 5/- definitive, perf. 12. Superb unmounted. SG 59c £6
AA5392 1949 KGVI 5/- definitive, perf. 12. Block of four. Superb unmounted. SG 59c £40
AA3951 1946 KGVI Victory, pair perforated 'SPECIMEN'. Very fine unmounted. SG 60s-61s £80
AA2135 1948 KGVI Royal Silver Wedding, set superb unmounted. SG 62-63 £12
AA3952 1948 KGVI Royal Silver Wedding, set in pairs, the 1d lower right corner showing plate '1' in margin and the 5/- lower marginal showing imprint. Superb unmounted. SG 62-63 £45
AM464 1948 KGVI Royal Silver Wedding. Set in blocks of four, the 5/- an upper left corner marginal block. Superb fresh unmounted mint. SG 62-63 £55
AA2137 1948 KGVI Royal Silver Wedding. Both values in matching lower right corner blocks of eight showing plates '1' and imprint in margins. Superb unmounted, uncommon in this format. SG 62-63 £180
AA2136 1948 KGVI Royal Silver Wedding, set superb used each on piece. SG 62-63 £18
AA2349 1948 KGVI 5/- Royal Silver Wedding. Superb used cancelled sc 'YABA' datestamp. Lovely. SG 63 £30
AA5479 1948 KGVI 5/- Royal Silver Wedding. Block of four very fine used on part cover (cut down at right), cancelled 'ABAKALIKI', sent registered airmail to London. Lovely. SG 63 £90
AA4825 1953 QE II definitives, complete set of 13 values plus listed shades / dies of the 1d, 2d black and ochre, 2d x three, 3d, 6d and 2/6. Superb unmounted. A remarkably difficult assembly. SG 69-80 £135
AA4295 1953 QE II definitives, complete set of 13 values, blocks of four. Superb unmounted. SG 69-80 £280
AA5622 1953 QE II definitive. Set of 12 values less 2d slate-violet, lower marginal pairs showing imprint in margins. In addition the £1 showing part plate number '45664'. Minor adhesions in margins stamps superb unmounted. SG 69-80 less 72c
 
Note: the 2d slate-violet duty from this issue were printed by a subsidiary company in Belgium. It would appear that no marginal imprints exist
£200
AA2138 1953 QE II 2/6 to £1 definitives, set of four values superb unmounted. SG 77-80 £50
AA3954 1953 QE II definitives, complete set of 13 values plus additional 2d x two and 6d shades. Very fine used. SG 69-80 £15
AA4148 1956 QEII 2d definitive, type A slate-blue. Lower marginal. Superb unmounted. SG 72d £8
AA3667 1956 QEII 2d definitive, type A slate-blue. Left marginal block of six showing '2d' re-entry on both positions 5/2 and 5/3. Minor tone on lower right stamp (not the flaw) otherwise superb unmounted. SG 72d / 72da £175
AA3473 1954 QEII 2d definitive, black and ochre. Lower marginal block of four showing imprint in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 72a £30
AA3475 1954 QEII 2d definitive, black and ochre. Lower right corner block of four showing plate numbers '4 4' in margin. Superb unmounted. SG 72a £30
AA2139 1953 QEII 10/- definitive, superb unmounted. SG 79 £16
AA2140 1953 QEII £1 definitive, superb unmounted. SG 80 £25
AM259 POSTAL HISTORY 1919 (January), cover addressed to London bearing a single KGV 1d carmine-red (SG 2) tied by neat PORT HARCOURT (213 Jan) double circle datestamp with additional very fine strike alongside. Clean and attractive cover. £45
AM260 POSTAL HISTORY 1920 (August), cover addressed to the USA bearing a KGV ½d green and two 1d scarlet (SG 1, 2a) tied by neat CALABAR (6 Aug) double circle datestamp with additional strike alongside. Odd edge fault otherwise fine. £45
AM258 POSTAL HISTORY 1920 (October), cover addressed to Denmark bearing a single KGV 2½d bright blue (SG 4) tied by YOLA NORTHERN NIGERIA (19 Oct) double circle datestamp with second strike alongside. NARAGUTA (31 Oct) transit backstamp. With “solgt fra Rigsarkivet 1971” (sold from the National Archives 1971) printed on the reverse. £45
AA2747 POSTAL HISTORY 1927 July, printed 'MONTGOMERY WARD & CO' cover bearing on front KGV 1d strip of four and reverse two x 1d, cancelled large sc 'NSUKKASA' datestamps. Sent registered with printed label endorsed the same, transit and arrival datestamps on reverse. Most attractive. £85
AA6113 POSTAL HISTORY 1936 1st December, envelope bearing KGV £1 (SG 45), cancelled 'REGISTERED / EBUTE METTA NIGERIA' oval datestamps, addressed to England. Registration label with 'EBUTE METTA' violet handstamp. Transit and arrival backstamps. Most attractive and scarce. SOLD
AA6105 POSTAL HISTORY 1936 28th January, printed envelope bearing KGV 1½d (SG 34), cancelled 'OYO / NIGERIA' datestamp, addressed to London. Opened on three sides. £15
AA6099 POSTAL HISTORY 1936 11th February, long envelope bearing KGV ½d x seven and 1½d (SG 34, 36), cancelled 'REGISTERED / EBUTE METTA NIGERIA' oval datestamps, addressed to England. Registration label with 'EBUTE METTA' violet handstamp. Transit and arrival backstamps. £55
AA6090 POSTAL HISTORY 1936 13th February, KGV 3d registered stationery envelope, uprated with KGV 3d (SG 38), cancelled 'REGISTERED / LAGOS NIGERIA' oval datestamps, addressed to Germany. Registration label endorsed 'Lagos 4' in ink, arrival backstamps. Attractive. £35
AA6068 POSTAL HISTORY 1936 14th February, envelope bearing KGV 1d strip of six (SG 35), cancelled 'UZUAKOLI', sent airmail to England. Apparently sent on the first flight, 'NUGU' transit strike on reverse and further applied with GB KGV ½d cancelled 'SUTTON COLDFIELD'. £30
AA6104 POSTAL HISTORY 1936 14th February, envelope bearing KGV 5/- (SG 43), cancelled 'LAGOS / NIGERIA' datestamp, sent airmail to England. Apparently on the first flight and endorsed as such at top. Attractive. SOLD
AA6092 POSTAL HISTORY 1936 15th February, envelope bearing KGV 6d (SG 40), cancelled 'KANO / NIGERIA' datestamp, addressed to England (Stanley Gibbons), and sent airmail. £15
AA6098 POSTAL HISTORY 1936 15th February, envelope bearing KGV 6d (SG 40), cancelled 'KANO / NIGERIA' datestamp, addressed to England (Stanley Gibbons), and sent airmail. Typewrtten endorsement upper left 'First Air Mail Nigeria to London via Kahrtoum'. £20
AA6062 POSTAL HISTORY 1936 6th March, envelope bearing KGV 2d and 3d (SG 37, 38), cancelled 'REGISTERED / ILORIN NIGERIA' datestamps, addressed to England. £20
AA6067 POSTAL HISTORY 1936 9th March, envelope bearing single KGV ½d (SG 34), cancelled 'JOS / NIGERIA' datestamp, addressed to England. Lagos transit and arrival backstamps. A fine example of this unsealed letter rate. £25
AA6069 POSTAL HISTORY 1936 23rd March, long envelope bearing KGV ½d plus 1½d x three (SG 34, 35), cancelled 'GUSAU 23 MR 36' datestamps, sent registered to Ross-Shiells Ltd, London. Blank registration label endorsed in ink ''GUSAU', transit backstamps. Some glue staining to stamps. £35
AA6064 POSTAL HISTORY 1936 16th April, small envelope bearing KGV ½d and 4d (SG 34, 39), cancelled 'KAFANCHAN / NIGERIA' datestamp, addressed to Zaria. Sent registered, the label endorsed in red ink, apparently by rail to Kaduna Junction with transit backstamp and then arrival backstamp dated 19th April. Most attractive. £40
AA6107 POSTAL HISTORY 1936 9th April, envelope bearing single KGV 1½d on front plus strip of three on reverse (SG 34), cancelled 'REGISTERED / ZARIA NIGERIA' oval datestamps, addressed to Switzerland. Sent registered, the label endorsed in black ink, transit and backstamps. Most attractive. £40
AA6100 POSTAL HISTORY 1936 7th May, printedenvelope bearing KGV 5/- (SG 43), cancelled 'REGISTERED / LAGOS NIGERIA' datestamp, addressed to Switzerland. Sent registered and with label endorsed in ink 'Lagos 2'. Most attractive. £95
AA6101 POSTAL HISTORY 1936 7th May, right portion of truncated envelope bearing KGV ½d, 1d and £1 (SG 34, 35, 44), cancelled 'REGISTERED / LAGOS NIGERIA' datestamps, locally addressed. Most attractive and highly unusual, despite being cut-down. £225
AA6095 POSTAL HISTORY 1936 16th May, envelope bearing KGV 3d and 1/- (SG 38, 41), lighty cancelled 'PORT HARCOURT / NIGERIA' datestamps, addressed to England, and sent registered airmail. Registration label hand stamped 'Port Harcourt' in black. Transit and arrival backstamps. Opening tears at top and left. £30
AA6063 POSTAL HISTORY 1936 19th June, envelope bearing KGV 2d and 4d (SG 37, 39), cancelled 'REGISTERED / WARRA NIGERIA' oval datestamps, addressed to England. Sent airmail, OSHOGBO and Lagos transit and backstamps. £15
AA6102 POSTAL HISTORY 1936 30th June, envelope bearing KGV 3d and 6d (SG 38, 40), cancelled 'REGISTERED / OSHOGBO NIGERIA' datestamps, addressed to England, and sent registered airmail. Transit and arrival backstamp. Some soiling. £20
AA6106 POSTAL HISTORY 1936 20th July, envelope bearing KGV 1½d x three on front plus single ½d on reverse (SG 34, 36), cancelled 'AWKA / NIGERIA' datestamps, addressed to Scotland. Sent registered, the printed label, transit and backstamps. £35
AA6060 POSTAL HISTORY 1936 9th October, printed Airmail envelope bearing KGV 3d pair, these perf 12½x12½ (SG 38a), cancelled 'OSHOGBO / NIGERIA' datestamp, addressed to England. Struck with 'AIR MAIL / FIRST DESPATCH / LAGOS-LONDON / 29-10-36.' cachet. Most attractive and unusual. £85
AA6096 POSTAL HISTORY 1936 22nd October, envelope bearing KGV 6d (SG 40), cancelled 'BIDA / NIGERIA' datestamps, addressed to Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, and sent airmail. Struck with violet 'AIR MAIL / FIRST DESPATCH / LAGOS-LONDON / 29-10-36' cachet. Kano transit and 'SUDAN AIR MAIL' transit and arrival backstamps, further large 'KHARTOUM' strike on front. £30
AA6088 POSTAL HISTORY 1936 26th October, envelope (Royal crest on reverse flap), bearing KGV 1/- corner copy (SG 41), cancelled 'LAGOS / NIGERIA' datestamps, addressed to England. Sent airmail and struck with black 'AIR MAIL / FIRST DESPATCH / LAGOS-LONDON / 29-10-36.' Opening tear at top. £25
AA6089 POSTAL HISTORY 1936 31st October, printed O.H.M.S. envelope bearing KGV 1d, 2d and 3d (SG 35, 37, 38), cancelled 'REGISTERED / LAGOS NIGERIA' oval datestamps, addressed to the USA. Plain registration label struck with violet 'LAGOS 8' handstamp, appropriate transit and arrival backstamps. £25
AA6108 POSTAL HISTORY 1936 4th December, two matching envelopes bearing KGV 2/6 and 5/- on one then 10/- and £1 on the other (SG 42, 43, 44, 45), each cancelled 'CALABAR / NIGERIA' datestamp, addressed to Scotland. Registration labels hand stamped 'CALABAR'. Most attractive. £485
AA6065 POSTAL HISTORY 1936 22nd December, KGV 3d registered stationery envelope, uprated with KGV ½d, 1½d and 6d (SG 34, 36, 40), each cancelled 'REGISTERED / BADAGRY NIGERIA' oval datestamps, addressed to England. Registration label endorsed in ink, sent airmail. Lagos transit backstamp. Attractive. £35
AA6112 POSTAL HISTORY 1937 17th February, KGV 1d embossed stationery envelope uprated with KGV 2d and 3d (SG 37, 38), each cancelled 'BIDA NIGERIA' datestamps, addressed and sent airmail to England. £45
AA6111 POSTAL HISTORY 1937 11th March, KGV 3d long registered stationery envelope, uprated with KGV 6d x two (SG 40), each cancelled 'REGISTERED / KADUNA NIGERIA' oval datestamps, addressed to England. Registration label hand stamped in black 'KADUNA', sent airmail. Kano transit backstamp. £45
AA6110 POSTAL HISTORY 1937 16th March, KGV 1d embossed stationery envelope, uprated with KGV 1d (SG 35), each cancelled 'CALABAR / NIGERIA' datestamps, addressed to England. Attractive. £35
AA6066 POSTAL HISTORY 1937 24th May, envelope bearing single KGV ½d (SG 34), indistinctly cancelled 'CALABAR / NIGERIA' ? datestamp, addressed to England. Sent at the unsealed letter rate., although this disallowed and struck with a black 'T' and then '2d TO PAY' cachet, duly applied with GB due also indistinctly cancelled. £35
AA6061 POSTAL HISTORY 1937 5th June, envelope bearing KGV 6d and KGVI 1d Coronation x three (SG 40, 46), cancelled 'BUKURU / NIGERIA' datestamps, addressed to Scotland. Plain registration label endorsed in black ink, sent airmail. Kaduna Junction transit backstamp. A little soiled but still attractive. £25
AA6093 POSTAL HISTORY 1937 12th June, long envelope bearing KGV 1/- and KGVI 3d Coronation (SG 41, 48), cancelled 'REGISTERED / ABEOKUTA NIGERIA' oval datestamps, addressed to England. Printed registration label, sent airmail. A little soiled but still attractive. £20
AA6091 POSTAL HISTORY 1937 18th June, post card bearing KGV ½d plus KGVI 1d x two and 1½d Coronation (SG 34, 46, 47), cancelled 'APAPA / NIGERIA' datestamps, addressed to Germany. Folded vertically. £15
AA6097 POSTAL HISTORY 1937 19th July, envelope bearing KGV 6d and KGVI Coronation 3d (SG 40, 48), cancelled 'LAGOS / NIGERIA' datestamp, addressed to Switzerland, and sent airmail. Typewrtten endorsement upper left 'via Kahrtoum/London', although apparently cancelled with two large black 'X' cachets. Crumpled at base. £25
AA6086 POSTAL HISTORY 1937 31st July, envelope bearing KGV 6d and KGVI Coronation 3d (SG 40, 48), each cancelled 'ETINAN / NIGERIA' sc violet datestamps, addressed to England. Registration label typewritten 'Etinan', transit and arrival backstamps. Attractive. £35
AA6109 POSTAL HISTORY 1937 3rd August, envelope bearing KGV 6d (SG 40), cancelled 'MAIDUGUR / NIGERIA' large sc datestamp, addressed and sent airmail to England. Some soiling around adhesive. £35
AA6087 POSTAL HISTORY 1937 31st December, post card bearing KGV 6d (SG 40), cancelled 'KANO / NIGERIA' datestamp, addressed to Germany. £20
AA6103 POSTAL HISTORY 1938 19th April, envelope bearing KGV 1d (SG 35, defective at base) on reverse, cancelled oval 'ABA / NIGERIA' datestamps, addressed to Scotland. Apparently sent airmail and underpaid, struck with 't' and '2d TO PAY' cachets, although apparently not charged (?). £20
AA6094 POSTAL HISTORY 1938 19th April, envelope bearing KGV 6d (SG 40), cancelled 'IBADAN / NIGERIA' datestamp, addressed to London, and sent airmail. Light edge faults. £15
AM891 POSTAL HISTORY 1938 (14th June), envelope addressed to the USA bearing a single KGVI ½d green (SG 49) tied by a Lagos USE AIRMAIL SERVICES (14 Jun) slogan cancellation. A scarce example of the unsealed open letter rate. £35
AA111 POSTAL HISTORY 1938 20th July, KGVI 3d registered envelope uprated with 2d and 6d (SG 52, 55), cancelled oval 'REGISTERED / LAGOS NIGERIA' datestamps, addressed to the USA. Arrival backstamp. £40
AA113 POSTAL HISTORY 1940 7th February, cover bearing KGVI 1d x two (SG 50a), cancelled 'LAGOS / NIGERIA'. Struck at lower left with framed red 'PASSED BY CENSOR / 12 / NIGERIA' cachet, addressed to New York. Small tear at top. £40
AA114 POSTAL HISTORY date unclear c1940, cover bearing KGVI 1d and 3d (SG 50a, 53), struck at lower right with violet half-circle 'CENSOR' cachet. Addressed to the USA and from the Sudan Interior Mission, Biliri endorsed ''via Gombe via Jos'. Unusual. £45
AA115 POSTAL HISTORY 1941 14th December, cover bearing KGVI 2/6 (SG 58), cancelled 'LAGOS'. Addressed to the USA and endorsed 'Lagos-San Juan' further struck with 'FIRST AIR MAIL / USA - NIGERIA'. Arrival backstamp. Fine and clean. £40
AM841 POSTAL HISTORY 1947 (6th March), small envelope addressed to England bearing a single KGVI ½d green (SG 49) tied by a Lagos (6 Mar) double circle datestamp. A scarce example of the unsealed open letter rate. £35
AA117 POSTAL HISTORY 1947 6th May, cover bearing KGVI ½d, 2½d and 3d (SG 49, 52b, 53b), cancelled oval datestamps, sent registered to the USA with small 'LAGOS' registration cachet endorsed '401'. Original contents enclosed being a printed 'GENERAL POST OFFICE' form listing the various duties available (including a 10/- and £1), plus registered envelopes. An unusual survivor. £45
AA5089 POSTAL HISTORY 1948 23rd November, home-made cover bearing KGVI 3d, 6d and 1/- x two on front plus 6d pair on reverse (SG 53, 55, 56), cancelled ABAK, sent registered airmail to the USA. Some edge faults, unusual and attractive. £25
AA116 POSTAL HISTORY 1950 24th June, printed OHMS cover bearing KGVI 3d (SG 53), cancelled blurred 'LAGOS' datestamp. Addressed to the USA and with original contents, being a typewritten note on headed paper advising of the regulations governing the prohibition of officers of the Administration affixing stamps to envelopes supplied by the public. The one by the sender being forwarded and remittance returned (Bureaucracy at its formidable best). This note pinned to the printed printed Post Office notice to this effect (P. & T. Acct. 97 / G.P., Lagos. 1937/39). Remarkable. £45
AM892 POSTAL HISTORY 1950 (8th July), envelope addressed to the USA bearing a single KGVI ½d green (SG 49) tied by a SOKOTA (8 JY) double circle datestamp. A scarce example of the unsealed open letter rate. £35
AA110 POSTAL HISTORY 1953 4th February, airmail cover bearing KGVI 1/3 (SG 57a), cancelled oval datestamp, sent registered to England (Swiss Bank Corporation). £20
AA5128 BIAFRA 1968 'SOVEREIGN BIAFRA' overprints on Nigeria. Complete set of 13 values, superb unmounted. A difficult set. SG 4-16 £175
AA3655 CAMEROON 1915 'C.E.F.' overprint og German Cameroon, 1d on 10pf carmine. Major variety SURCHARGE DOUBLE, right marginal hinged on margin stamp superb and fresh unmounted. Lovely. SG B3b £425
AA4258 CAMEROON 1915 'C.E.F.' overprint og German Cameroon, 1d on 10pf carmine. Major variety SURCHARGE DOUBLE, upper marginal showing 'C. E. F.' in margin. Hinged on margin stamp superb and fresh unmounted. Lovely. P.F. of New York certificate (1998). SG B3b £450
AA4260 CAMEROON 1915 'C.E.F.' overprint on German Cameroon, 4d on 40pf black and carmine. Horizontal pair, left stamp showing variety SURCHARGE TRIPLE, TWO ALBINO. Very fine and fresh unmounted. B.P.A. certificate of the corner block of 12 from which this pair was taken (the lower right corner pair). Lovely. SG B7 / B7b £450
AA4261 CAMEROON 1915 'C.E.F.' overprint on German Cameroon, 4d on 40pf black and carmine. Horizontal pair, left stamp showing variety THICK 'd' (positions 2-3 in the setting of 50). Right stamp with vertical gum bend, the variety very fine fresh mint. Sismondo certificate (2018). RARE. SG B7 and var. £450
AA4259 CAMEROON 1915 'C.E.F.' overprint on German Cameroon, 6d on 50pf black and purple on buff. Horizontal pair, left stamp showing variety SURCHARGE DOUBLE, ONE ALBINO. Superb and fresh unmounted. B.P.A. certificate of the corner block of 12 from which this pair was taken. Lovely. SG B8 / B8a £475
AA3046 CAMEROON 1915 'C.E.F. 1s' overprint on German Cameroon. Right marginal, hinge trace signed and handstamp on reverse. SG B10 £160
AA5129 CAMEROON 1960 QEII overprinted 'CAMEROON / U.K.T.T.'. Complete set of 12 values plus additional 2d shade. All lower marginal and most showing part imprint in margin. Superb unmounted. SG T1-T12 £30
AA3957 CAMEROON 1960 QEII £1 black and violet overprinted 'CAMEROON / U.K.T.T.'. Superb used. SG T12 £30
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