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Lot 5356 - brit. colonies nigeria -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 5356 - brit. colonies nigeria - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1936: Pictorial issue, the set of twelve values complete, all perforated by hooded SPECIMEN, fresh and fine, large part og. A scarce set Gi = £ 300.

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Lot 5357 - brit. colonies nigeria -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 5357 - brit. colonies nigeria - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1936: De La Rue engraver's Die Proof of the £ 1 value, the 'Canoe Pulling' vignette only, printed in black on medium wove paper (38 x 24 mm.). A similar example is illustrated in "The De La Rue Collection" edited by Frank Walton RDP on page 5150. Rare and fine.

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Lot 5358 - brit. colonies nigeria -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 5358 - brit. colonies nigeria - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1938/51: Pictorial 2 s. 6 d. black & blue, wmk. Multiple Script CA, perf. 14, an unused block of four, marginal from left of sheet with requisition number '122' in margin, variety "Watermark Inverted", fresh and very fine, unmounted og. Extremely rare. Cert. Brandon (2010) Gi = £ 13'000+.

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Lot 5308 - brit. colonies southern nigeria -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 5308 - brit. colonies southern nigeria - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1900: De La Rue Die Proof for the vignette / head-plate with uncleared surround and horizontal notch marks at sides, printed in black on surface glazed white card. Some light aging but a rare and most attractive Proof.rnProvenance: Collection Col. J.R. Danson, RL, London, 10 March 1971, ex lot 1836.

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Lot 5324 - brit. colonies southern nigeria -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 5324 - brit. colonies southern nigeria - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1903/04: Definitive set of eleven values to £ 1, wmk. Crown CA, all in matching top marginal example with Plate Number '1' in margin, the 6 d. with minuted black spot on one perf., one or two with typical slight aging on margin only, fresh and very fine, stamps unmounted og. A rare set, just 1'080 of the £ 1 issued Gi = £ 675.

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Lot 5340 - brit. colonies southern nigeria -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 5340 - brit. colonies southern nigeria - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1904/09: £ 1 green & violet, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, Head Die B on chalky peper, an unused block of four, of fine colour, large part og with lower pair unmounted og. A rare multiple Gi = £ 1'300+.rnProvenance: Collection Porter.

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Lot 5319 - brit. colonies southern nigeria -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 5319 - brit. colonies southern nigeria - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1901/02: De La Rue Essay for the 10 s. value, an imperforate composite Artist's Essay with head-plate vignette in blue-green, overlaid by frame in yellow-green with dark green oval surround being hand-painted, applied to card (90 x 114 mm.) lettered 'E' in black at upper left and dated "Aug 11th 1900" in manuscript at upper right. A similar 'duplicate' example is illustrated in "The De La Rue Collection" edited by Frank Walton RDP., on page 6069. Splendid and of great rarity.rnProvenance: Harmers, London, 18 Dec 1996, lot 2156.rnrn 

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Lot 5335 - brit. colonies southern nigeria -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 5335 - brit. colonies southern nigeria - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1904/09: Head Die A, the unused set of twelve values from ½ d. to £ 1 green & violet, with additional 2 d. pale grey & chestnut (Die B), all fresh and fine, large part og. A rare set Gi = £ 550.

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Lot 5351 - brit. colonies nigeria -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 5351 - brit. colonies nigeria - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1914/29: 4 d. black on deep yellow (yellow back), wmk. Multiple Crown CA, an unused example overprinted SPECIMEN in red (Samuel Type D12), variety "Broken M" (row 7, stamp 5), fresh and fine, large part og. Very rare - just 7 examples possible.

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Lot 5314 - brit. colonies southern nigeria -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 5314 - brit. colonies southern nigeria - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1901/02: De La Rue Colour Trials for the ½ d. value (4), all imperforate on gummed watermarked paper, with issued colour of black & pale green, and unissued colours of black & red-brown (utilised for the issued 2 d. value), black & deep brown (as utilised for the 2 s. 6 d. value), black & purple on yellow (as utilised for the 10 s. value), fresh and very fine, large part og. A rare group (4).rnNote: For similar imperforate Colour Trials see "The De La Rue Collection" edited by Frank Walton RDP., pages 6070 and 6071.

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