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Lot# 5211 - Auction 284 - 290

  • Lot# : 5211 Niger Coast Protectorate

    Issued at Old Calabar 1893 (Dec): 'HALF / PENNY' in vermilion on Great Britain 2½ d. purple on blue, an unused horizontal pair with Gibbons Type 6 handstamped surcharge in vermilion, second stamp with variety "Surcharge Inverted", of lovely rich colour, fresh and very fine, large part og. A superb pair of great rarity. Signed Stanley Gibbons Gi = £10'650++.rnProvenance: Collection Colonel E.H.R. Green, Harmer Rooke, New York, 13-18 Nov 1944, lot 1087.
    Starting bid : 5,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 11,000 CHF