Auction Details
G.B & Worldwide Stamps and Postal History (Auction 54) Day 2 of 2
Auctioneer: Argyll Etkin Limited Location: London
Contact: Tel: 0207 930 6100 Fax: 0207 494 288
Date: 26th April 2024 Time: 10:30AM
Details: For viewing details and enquiries regarding this auction - Telephone No. 0207 930 6100
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Auction Lots - Page 14
1654
Click to view full image... 1893 (Dec) ½d on 2½d, Type 4 surcharge in vermilion, fine used with Old Calabar c.d.s. With B.P.A Certificate (1971). S.G. 12, £325. Photo on Page 214. £100-120
1655
Click to view full image... 1893 (Dec) ½d on 2½d, Type 4 surcharge in carmine, gum crease, otherwise fine mint. S.G. 13, £475. Photo on Page 214. £120-150
1656
Click to view full image... 1893 (Dec) ½d on 2½d, Type 4 surcharge in blue, tiny tone to one perf, otherwise fine mint. S.G. 14, £475. Photo on Page 214. £120-140
1657
Click to view full image... 1893 (Dec) ½d on 2½d, Type 4 surcharge in blue, fine used with Old Calabar c.d.s. S.G. 14, £500. Photo on Page 214. £120-150
1658
Click to view full image... 1893 (Dec) ½d on 2½d, Type 5 surcharge in vermilion, fine mint. S.G. 17, £1,300. Photo on Page 214. £300-400
1659
Click to view full image... 1893 (Dec) ½d on 2d, Type 6 surcharge in violet, used with Old Calabar River c.d.s. S.G. 18, £500. Photo on Page 214. £120-150
1660
Click to view full image... 1893 (Dec) ½d on 2½d, Type 6 surcharge in vermilion, fine mint. With B.P.A Certificate (2003). S.G. 19, £650. Photo on Page 214. £180-200
1661
Click to view full image... 1893 (Dec) ½d on 2½d, Type 6 surcharge in vermilion, fine used with Old Calabar River c.d.s. S.G. 19, £350. Photo on Page 214. £100-120
1662
Click to view full image... 1893 (Dec) ½d on 2d, Type 7 surcharge in violet, one short perf, otherwise fine mint. S.G. 20, £500. Photo on Page 214. £120-150
1663
Click to view full image... 1893 (Dec) ½d on 2d, Type 7 surcharge in violet, used on piece with 1892-94 2d, cancelled by Old Calabar squared circles, the surcharge also tied by part Registered Liverpool datestamp. S.G. 20, £275+. Photo on Page 220. £100-120
1664
Click to view full image... 1893 (Dec) ½d on 2½d, Type 7 surcharge in vermilion, superb mint. With B.P.A Certificate (1979). S.G. 21, £400. Photo on Page 214. £100-120
1665
Click to view full image... 1893 (Dec) ½d on 2½d, Type 8 surcharge in green, superb mint. S.G. 27, £550. Photo on Page 214. £140-160
1666
Click to view full image... 1893 (Dec) ½d on 2d, Type 9 surcharge in violet, light gum creases, otherwise fine mint. S.G. 29, £550. Photo on Page 214. £140-160
1667
Click to view full image... 1893 (Dec) ½d on 2d, Type 9 surcharge in violet, fine used with Old Calabar River c.d.s, Stolow handstamp on reverse. S.G. 29, £450. Photo on Page 214. £120-140
1668
Click to view full image... 1893 (Dec) ½d on 2½d, Type 9 surcharge in vermilion, hinge remainder, otherwise fine mint. S.G. 31, £650. Photo on Page 214. £160-200
1669
Click to view full image... 1893 (Dec) ½d on 2½d, Type 9 surcharge in vermilion, fine used with Old Calabar River c.d.s. S.G. 31, £750. Photo on Page 214. £200-250
1670
Click to view full image... 1893 (Dec) ½d on 2½d, Type 9 surcharge in blue, superb mint. S.G. 32, £425. Photo on Page 214. £120-150
1671
Click to view full image... 1893 (Dec) ½d on 2½d, Type 9 surcharge in blue, fine used with Old Calabar c.d.s. S.G. 32, £400. Photo on Page 214. £100-120
1672
Click to view full image... 1893 (Dec) ½d on 2½d, Type 9 surcharge in green, fine mint. S.G. 33, £450. Photo on Page 214. £120-140
1673
Click to view full image... 1893 (Dec) ½d on 2½d, Type 9 surcharge in green, surcharge unusually sloping upwards, superb used with an Old Calabar squared circle. S.G. 33, £400. Photo on Page 214. £120-140
1674
Click to view full image... 1893 (Dec) ½d on 2½d, Type 10 surcharge in green, superb mint. S.G. 35, £550. Photo on Page 214. £160-180
1675
Click to view full image... 1893 (Dec) ½d on 2½d, Type 10 surcharge in green, tied to small piece by violet Old Calabar River c.d.s. S.G. 35, £450. Photo on Page 214. £120-140
1676
Click to view full image... 1893 (Dec) 1/- on 2d, Surcharge in violet, fine mint. S.G. 37, £550. Photo on Page 214. £160-180
1677
Click to view full image... 1893 (Dec) 1/- on 2d, Surcharge in violet, fine used with Old Calabar River c.d.s. S.G. 37, £500. Photo on Page 214. £140-160
1678
Click to view full image... 1896 (Dec) 1/- on 2d, Surcharge in vermilion, fine mint. With R.P.S Certificate (1945). S.G. 38, £800. Photo on Page 214. £240-280
1679
Click to view full image... 1893 (Dec) 1/- on 2d, Surcharge in vermilion, a couple of barely noticeable perf tones, otherwise fine used with Old Calabar c.d.s. A good looking example of this rare stamp. S.G. 38, £4,500. Photo on Front Cover. £1,200-1,500
1680
Click to view full image... 1893 (Dec) 1/- on 2d, Surcharge in black, mint, tiny crease to upper left corner perfs, otherwise fine and very rare. With R.P.S (1933) and Brandon (2004) Certificates. S.G. 39, £7,500. Photo on Front Cover. £2,000-2,400
1681
  1893 (Dec) ½d Surcharges, comprising type 5 in vermilion on 2½d used at Old Calabar River; type 7 in violet on 2d used at Old Calabar River; type 7 in vermilion on 2½d used at Old Calabar; type 8 in green on 2½d, surcharge sloping downwards with some distinct doubling, corner crease and a few short perfs, mint; and type 9 in blue on 2d used at Old Calabar River, some colour loss. S.G. 17, 20, 21, 27, 30, £2,050. (5). £300-350

Niger Coast Protectorate

1682
  1894 (Jan) ½d - 1/- Set of six with additional ½d shade all in mint blocks of four, 1d, 5d and one ½d block perf 14½-15, the others all perf 13½-14, the 1/- corner marginal with the stamps unmounted. S.G. 45/50, £400+. (7 Blocks). £100-120
1683
Click to view full image...Click to view full image... 1894-98 Mint and used collection, both 1894 sets and 1897-98 Crown CA issue to 2/6, many collected for their cancellations including scarce oval Registered New Calabar, boxed Niger Co. Ltd cancels of Burutu, Liverpool Paquebot or Packet datestamps, overseas cancels from Plymouth, Castletown (Portland), Le Havre, Hamburg, Freetown, 1902-07 uses in Southern Nigeria due to stamp shortages, etc. (441). Photo on Page 216. £600-800
1684
  1894 (Sep 11) Registered front to England bearing 1892 2d, 1894 (Jan.) 1d and vertically bisected 2d, and 1894 (May) diagonally bisected 1d; and pieces bearing 1892 2d + 1894 (May) diagonally bisected 1d (Sep 11), or 1894 (May) diagonally bisected 1d (Aug 23), all with Bonny squared circle cancels. (3). £100-150
1685
Click to view full image... 1894 Opobo River ½d provisional surcharges on bisected 1d blue stamps, surcharges on left half of 1d dull blue or right half of perf 14 1d pale blue used with Opobo River datestamps, the first an early use in May 1894, the second with a few short perfs at lower right, otherwise fine and a good pair showing the two shades of stamp used for this surcharge. S.G. 57/58c, £1,000. (2). Photo on Page 216. £240-280
1686
Click to view full image... 1894 Opobo River 1d provisional surcharge on bisected 2d, right half tied to piece by Old Calabar c.d.s. S.G. 59, £375. Photo on Page 214. £100-120
1687
Click to view full image... 1894 Opobo River ½d provisional surcharge in violet on diagonally bisected 1d vermilion, tied to piece by Opobo River c.d.s (OC 29 94). S.G. 63, £750. Photo on Page 220. £240-280
1688
Click to view full image... 1894 Opobo River ½d provisional surcharge in violet on vertically bisected (left half) 1d vermilion, used with Opobo River c.d.s (OC 1 94), with B.P.A Certificate (1979). S.G. 63, £750. Photo on Page 216. £200-250
1689
Click to view full image... 1894 Opobo River ½d provisional surcharge in blue on vertically bisected (right half) 1d vermilion, used with Opobo River c.d.s (OC 7 94). S.G. 64c, £600. Photo on Page 216. £160-200
1690
Click to view full image... 1894 ½d on 2½d Surcharge issued at Old Calabar, three used examples all with Old Calabar squared circle cancels, two on pieces, one in combination with 1894 2d, surcharge settings 1, 3 and 7. S.G. 65, £750. (3). Photo on Page 216. £180-220
1691
Click to view full image... 1897 2½d Slate-blue, perf 14½, variety watermark reversed, fine used, very scarce. S.G. 69w, £350. Photo on Page 216. £100-120
1692
Click to view full image...Click to view full image...Click to view full image... 1898 10/-, Deep violet shade overprinted "SPECIMEN" and superb used with 1898 (SP 12) Bonny River c.d.s, perf 14 bright violet pair used on piece with Desema Southern Nigeria cancels or overprinted "CONSULAR" (2) with British Vice Consul revenue cancels (one of Opobo). A total of 8,736 10/- stamps printed, 2,500 of which were overprinted "Consular". A good group S.G. 74, 74ba, £700 (+ Barefoot £200). (6). Photo on Page 220. £220-260
1693
  1892-1901 Postal stationery postcards including 1893 Oil Rivers 1d card cancelled scarce "BENIN" parcel handstamp with Benin River c.d.s on the front, both in red; 1893 Oil Rivers ½d postcard with "BONNY" parcel cancel in black (a stamp unfortunately removed); also Oil Rivers 1d postcard posted at Opobo river, Niger Coast 1d postcards posted at Bonny River or Forcados River, etc. (7). £150-180
1694
  Forgeries. Selection including forged Niger Coast or Niger Co. Territories cancels on G.B stamps (16), Lagos 5/- with forged crowned circle cancel, forged 1893 Old Calabar surcharges on Oil Rivers stamps (9, S.G. 13 possibly genuine but with a Lombard Street cancel) or G.B (3), and forged 1894 Opobo River surcharges (3), an interesting reference group. (32). £80-100

Northern Nigeria

1695
Click to view full image... 1900 ½d - 10/- Set of nine overprinted "SPECIMEN" and the issued set of nine, all mint, both sets superb. S.G. 1/9, £825. (16). Photo on Page 214. £200-240
1696
  1902-12 Specimen stamps comprising 1902 sets (2), 1910 set (additional ½d, 1d with broken "M" variety) and 1912 set (also additional stamps, six with broken "M" variety, a few with faults), also 1912 set mint and £1 used. S.G. 10/52, £1,355. (76). £280-320
1697
  1900-12 Mint and used collection with 1900 set mint and ½d - 1/- used, 1902 set mint and used (with additional 2/6, 10/-), 1905 set mint, 1910 set mint and used (with additional 5/- singles (3) and block of four, 10/-), 1912 set mint and used (with additional 2/6, 10/- (2), £1), various cancels. S.G. 1/52, £3,500 (approx). (291). £400-500
1698
  1912 KGV ½d - £1 Sets mint and used. S.G. 40/52, £600. (26). £150-180

Southern Nigeria

1699
  1901-1912 Specimen stamps, all sets complete, also 1907 3d and postal stationery (3), the 1912 2d, 1/-, 1/6 with paper adhering to reverse, otherwise fine mint. S.G. 1/56s, £1,352. (48). £300-350
1700
  1901-07 Specimen stamps, comprising 1901 and 1903-04 sets, and 1907 3d, fine mint. S.G. 1/20s, 25s, £627. (21). £140-160
1701
Click to view full image...Click to view full image...Click to view full image... 1901-12 Stamps complete mint, some additional shades, fine. S.G. 1/56, £2,225. (64). Photo on Page 214. £400-500
1702
  1901-12 Mint and used selection including 1901 set (additional ½d - 5/-), 1903 ½d - 10/-, 1907 and 1908 ½d - 10/- all mint with additional values, various cancels, also Nigeria KGV definitives. S.G. 1/55, £1,300++. (400+). £180-220
1703
Click to view full image... 1903-04 ½d - £1 Set overprinted "SPECIMEN" and the issued set, both fine mint. S.G. 10/20, £1,025. (22). Photo on Page 214. £240-280
Auction Details
G.B & Worldwide Stamps and Postal History (Auction 54) Day 2 of 2
Auctioneer: Argyll Etkin Limited Location: London
Contact: Tel: 0207 930 6100 Fax: 0207 494 288
Date: 26th April 2024 Time: 10:30AM
Details: For viewing details and enquiries regarding this auction - Telephone No. 0207 930 6100
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