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Lot 5352 - brit. colonies nigeria -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 5352 - brit. colonies nigeria - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1917: Die I, £ 1 deep purple and black on red, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, unused examples (2), each marginal from top of sheet, with Plate number '5' and '8' respectively in top margin, fresh and fine, unmounted og. Scarce Gi = £ 380+.

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Lot 5315 - brit. colonies southern nigeria -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 5315 - brit. colonies southern nigeria - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1901/02: 1 d. sepia & carmine, a single example and a vertical strip of three used on 1902 registered cover to London tied by oval "Registered / Old Calabar" datestamps (Dec 3). Reverse with 'Southern Nigeria' crest in black and "Registered / Bonny" oval transit datestamp (Dec 6). Correctly rated (2 d. postage + 2 d. registration) and a scarce commercial usage.

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Lot 5331 - brit. colonies southern nigeria -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 5331 - brit. colonies southern nigeria - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1902: De La Rue Die Proof for the £ 1 value, frame only, printed in black on glazed white card, dated "21 JUN. 02" in blue and struck with "BEFORE / HARDENING" in black. Fresh and very fine.rnProvenance: Collection W.C. Hinde.

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Lot 5347 - brit. colonies southern nigeria -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 5347 - brit. colonies southern nigeria - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1912: £ 1 purple & black on red, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, an unused block of four, fresh colour, large part og. with lower pair unmounted og. Scarce and fine Gi = £ 800.

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Lot 5310 - brit. colonies southern nigeria -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 5310 - brit. colonies southern nigeria - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1900 (Nov 2): De La Rue Appendix sheet, somewhat truncated from the illustration in the "De La Rue Collection" in three large pieces but showing the imperforate bicoloured Colour Trails of ther ½ d. value (9) as selected for the complete set, with red ink tick alongside each of the colours and signed off in red ink "3/11/00" with at top "Colours chosen ticked red". The proposed 6 d., 1 s, and 10 s. values being removed from Appendix B (see illustrations in the "De La Rue Collection" edited by Frank Walton RDP on pages 6070 and 6071). A remarkable group and unique as such: illustration of the original page accompanies the lot.

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Lot 5326 - brit. colonies southern nigeria -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 5326 - brit. colonies southern nigeria - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1903/04: ½ d., 1 d., 2 d., 4 d. and 6 d. all used on 1 d. pink postal stationery envelope (212 x 102 mm.) and slightly re-folded for display at left (H&G 1b), all cancelled by "Registered / Forcados" datestamps (Dec 7, 1903) in black. Oval 'R' at left and reverse with London cds (Dec 28) and Geesemunder arrival (Dec 29). Slight overall aging but the envelope is very scarce in used condition and a most attractive cover.

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Lot 5342 - brit. colonies southern nigeria -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 5342 - brit. colonies southern nigeria - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1907/11: Definitive set of twelve values, Die B, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, ½ d. green to £ 1 purple & black on red, also including the 1907 3 d. orange-brown & bright purple; all overprinted SPECIMEN horizontally in black, the 6 d. value rubbed otherwise majority fresh and fine with large part og. Scarce Gi = £ 420+.

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Lot 5321 - brit. colonies southern nigeria -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 5321 - brit. colonies southern nigeria - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1902: De La Rue Master Die Proof for the Edward VII design with uncleared surrounds and black Duty Plates, printed in black on glazed white card, dated "12 JUN. 02" in blue and struck with "BEFORE / HARDENING" in black. Fresh and very fine.rnProvenance: Collection Whitfield.

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Lot 5337 - brit. colonies southern nigeria -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 5337 - brit. colonies southern nigeria - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1904/08: 1 d. grey-black & carmine, a used example on 1907 cover to Exeter, lightly cancelled on despatch, carried on the S.S. Jebba of the African Steamship Co. which ran aground in fog at Bolt Tail on the South Devon Coast on March 18th. Struck with "SALVED FROM / S S JEBBA" in violet and reverse resealed with marginal selvedge, the adhesive heavily cancelled at Exeter (March 20) and readdressed to Wells. Reverse with 'Bath Station Office' cds of the same day. Scarce.rnrn 

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Lot 5353 - brit. colonies nigeria -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 5353 - brit. colonies nigeria - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1917: Die I, £ 1 purple and black on red, wmk. Multiple Crown CA, an unused block of four, corner marginal from lower right of sheet with Plate number '23' in margin, fresh and fine but for diagonal bend in sheet margin only, large part og. with lower stamps unmounted og. Scarce and most attractive Gi = £ 900+.

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