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Lot# 5207 - Auction 284 - 290

  • Lot# : 5207 Niger Coast Protectorate

    Issued at Old Calabar 1893 (Dec): 'HALF / PENN.Y' in vermilion on Great Britain 2½ d. purple on blue, an unused example with Gibbons Type 5 handstamped surcharge in vermilion, minor gum bend not affecting appearance, fresh and fine with one or two speckles from the red blotting paper utilised to store the stamps on large part og. A very rare stamp unused as most examples are found cancelled at Forcados River Gi = £ 1'300.rnProvenance: Collection William Frazer, Spink, London, 25 March 2004, lot 596.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 400 CHF