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Lot# 5216 - Auction 284 - 290

  • Lot# : 5216 Niger Coast Protectorate

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    Issued at Old Calabar 1893 (Dec): 'Half / Penny' in violet on Great Britain 2 d. grey-green & carmine, an unused horizontal strip of three with Gibbons Type 7 handstamped surcharge in violet, marginal from left of sheet with central stamp showing variety "Surcharge Vertical Reading Up", first and third stamps with lower bars omitted, typical speckles from red blotting paper utilised to store the stamps on large part og. Fresh and vibrant multiple with just 120 stamps issued, exceptional. Cert. BPA (1973) Gi = £ 8'500++.rnProvenance: Collection Renato Mondolfo RDP.
    Starting bid : 5,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 7,500 CHF