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This website is designed to show interesting or colourful covers of the whole world. We try to add about 25 to 30 new items each week. Many countries are included but there is particular strength in GB, the French Group & the German Group, as well as world-wide Wartime Censorship in WW1 & WW2, Postage Dues, Mis-routed mail, Special Services and Airmails. Please note items marked with a reference number BPS-xxx are auction lots for viewing only in a Bradford postal auction, not for immediate sale.

Items in category the Nigerias, most recent first.
Nigeria multifranking to Yorkshire, 1972
Nigeria multifranking to Yorkshire, 1972
Nigeria multifranking to Yorkshire, 1972
Long envelope Port Harcourt to Halifax, Yorkshire 28 April 1972, franked with 20 x 2d (SG 231, no printer’s imprint) + 10 x 3d pictorials (SG 233, with imprint), for Express Airmail rate 70d=5/10; NB 15 x 2d on reverse uncancelled; (30 stamps cat 2 each)

Reference: S946
£25.00

Gold Coast registered airmail 1953
Gold Coast registered airmail 1953
Gold Coast KGVI 6d (SG 142), 2/- (SG 144), 5/- (SG145), QEII 4d (SG 159) on registered packet-envelope, by airmail from Takemadi to Beckenham, 7 June 1953 (?)(before independence), very lightly cancelled; registration label completed in red ink 'Tci(?); no clear b/s

Reference: S874
£20.00

NIGERIA RGISTERED LETTER TO CHICAGO 1919NIGERIA RGISTERED LETTER TO CHICAGO 1919
Printed envlope to Montgomery Ward & Co, franked with Nigeria KGV 2 x 2d + d, cancelled 'Registered Lagos Southern Nigeria' 5 July 1919, and with Lagos No 2 registered label; addressees receipt on front; on reverse registered d/s of Lagos & arrival Chicago Registered 11 August 1919; a small segment has been cut from the reverse of the envelope

Reference: S356
£15.00

NIGERIA KGV1 1d RATE TO CHICAGO 1919 POSTAGE DUENIGERIA KGV1 1d RATE TO CHICAGO 1919 POSTAGE DUE
Nigeria 1d KGV scarlet (SG 2a) cancelled Lagos d/r cds 12 September 1919, underpaid & with T in circle charge mark; s/r cds 'New York City NY City Hall Station' 17 November 1919 & 'Due 6 cents' in circle; addressee's arrival cachet 20 November 1919

Reference: S355
£15.00

LAGOS FIVE PENCE ON REGISTERED LETTER TO LIVERPOOL 1897LAGOS FIVE PENCE ON REGISTERED LETTER TO LIVERPOOL 1897
Lagos 5d lilac & blue (SG 34) with defects, on registered envelope, cancelled with mute bars, large R in circle, MS 'Regd' in red ink & oval datestamp 'Registered Liverpool 4 18 Au 97' arrival d/s: MS 'per Batanga S/S' (steamship); on reverse Lagos W Africa cds 14 July 1897, faults but scarce. (This stamp listed in SG at 12x on cover)

Reference: S273
£24.00

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