lot # 5314 - brit. colonies southern nigeria
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.
Catalogue 287: British West Africa – The ‘BESANÇON’ Collection (part I)