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[14046]  NORTHERN NIGERIA-GB [REGISTERED]  1914(Jan 13)
[14046]  NORTHERN NIGERIA-GB [REGISTERED]  1914(Jan 13)
[14046] NORTHERN NIGERIA-GB [REGISTERED] 1914(Jan 13) Plain env registered to Ramsgate bearing EDV11 3d tied Zungeru/Northern Nigeria d/s & w/matching blue on white R/ZungeruNo 80 Registration label & w/on rev oval Registered/Plymouth [1 Feb] transit d/s & Registered/Ramsgate [2 Feb] arrival d/s
US$200
[10688]  NIGERIA-GB [CAMPAIGN MAIL-WEST AFRICA FRONTIER FORCE]  1906(Jul 8)
[10688]  NIGERIA-GB [CAMPAIGN MAIL-WEST AFRICA FRONTIER FORCE]  1906(Jul 8)
[10688]  NIGERIA-GB [CAMPAIGN MAIL-WEST AFRICA FRONTIER FORCE]  1906(Jul 8)
[10688]  NIGERIA-GB [CAMPAIGN MAIL-WEST AFRICA FRONTIER FORCE]  1906(Jul 8)
[10688] NIGERIA-GB [CAMPAIGN MAIL-WEST AFRICA FRONTIER FORCE] 1906(Jul 8) Plain env to London c/w letter written by Capt. Wilkin, 2nd Northern Nigeria Regt. Lokoja bearing Northern Nigeria 1d tied Lokoja Northern Nigeria [17 Jul] d/s & w/Interesting content in letter "It is just a week since I arrived here. It is still uncertain whether I will take over A Coy here or go to Amar for two months...I cannot understand why the Govt. have cut down the artillery, already our proportion of guns to bayonets is far lower than that of foreign armies...I was living on Gunia corn bread during our journey down country so it is certainly rather nice to have a good bungalow and Mess here, but I do not like Lokoja and hope I shall not have to remain here" written during tribal Pacification period
US$700
[12069]  NIGERIA-GB [WW2 CENSORED & TAXED]  1944(Feb 15)
[12069]  NIGERIA-GB [WW2 CENSORED & TAXED]  1944(Feb 15)
[12069] NIGERIA-GB [WW2 CENSORED & TAXED] 1944(Feb 15) Plain envelope to London bearing GV1 1d & ˝d tied Kano /Nigeria d/s & with black on bluish PC90 / Opened By Examiner label tied losenge Crown / Passed / PP21 h/s in red & with “T” within circle h/s in black& on reverse Lagos [19 Feb] transit d/s
US$100
[16152]  NIGERIA-GB [BRITISH FORCES]  1954(Jul 6)
[16152]  NIGERIA-GB [BRITISH FORCES]  1954(Jul 6)
[16152] NIGERIA-GB [BRITISH FORCES] 1954(Jul 6) Printed airmail env to Woodford Green, Essex from 22756809 Sgt Branson, District Pay Office, Lagos bearing 3d tied s/r Lagos/Mil d/s & w/on rev oval District Pay Office/Lagos Nigeria h/s in violet
US$10
[15223]  SOUTH AFRICA-NIGERIA [WW2 CENSORED AIRMAIL]  1942(Jun 17)
[15223]  SOUTH AFRICA-NIGERIA [WW2 CENSORED AIRMAIL]  1942(Jun 17)
[15223] SOUTH AFRICA-NIGERIA [WW2 CENSORED AIRMAIL] 1942(Jun 17) Airmail envelope to Lagos bearing vertical pair 1˝d & horizontal pair 6d tied Capetown d/s & with bi-lingual UC 8 Opened By / Censor label tied Arms A hand stamp in violet & with Nigeria Half Moon Censor h/s in violet & on reverse Lagos [19 Jun] arrival d/s........................................... [Pairs of the 6d used are scarce]
US$80
[16526]  GOLD COAST-NIGERIA [WW2 OHMS CENSORED]  1940(Nov 20)
[16526]  GOLD COAST-NIGERIA [WW2 OHMS CENSORED]  1940(Nov 20)
[16526] GOLD COAST-NIGERIA [WW2 OHMS CENSORED] 1940(Nov 20) OHMS printed longer stampless envelope to Officer i/c Records, Gold Coast Area RWAFF, Lagos cancelled Tamale/Gold Coast cds & with circular Official Paid / Gold Coast [22 Nov] transit cds in red plus unframed Adjutant / 8th Bn. Gold Coast Regiment / R.W.A.F.F. h/s in violet with signature above
US$100
[11847]  CAMEROUNS-GB...1916 BRITISH OCCUPATION of GERMAN COLONY...  1916 (Jan 20)
[11847]  CAMEROUNS-GB...1916 BRITISH OCCUPATION of GERMAN COLONY...  1916 (Jan 20)
[11847] CAMEROUNS-GB...1916 BRITISH OCCUPATION of GERMAN COLONY... 1916 (Jan 20) Plain stampless OHMS envelope modified to OAS to Hyde Park, London endorsed No Stamps Available & countersigned by Capt. C.A. Vanderzal, 2nd Nigerian Regt. cancelled Duala /Camerouns cds ....In August 1914, the German colony of Kameroun was invaded by British & French forces. The capital, Duala, was captured 27 Sept 1914 by a Naval attack, but the German forces withdrew to the interior & were not finally defeated until 18 Feb 1916.........Rare item from active warfare period
US$450
[15075]  CAMEROUNS - USA...UNDER BRITISH MANDATE IMPROVISED ENVELOPE...  1945 (Dec 18)
[15075]  CAMEROUNS - USA...UNDER BRITISH MANDATE IMPROVISED ENVELOPE...  1945 (Dec 18)
[15075] CAMEROUNS - USA...UNDER BRITISH MANDATE IMPROVISED ENVELOPE... 1945 (Dec 18) Improvised envelope made from a used ledger to Chicago bearing on back GV1 definitive pair 1˝d tied Victoria-Camerouns/Under British Mandate cds & with on face unframed Rec'd Feb 9, 1946 hand stamp in violet
US$130
[15222]  USA - CAMEROUNS...WW2 CENSORED...  1941 (May 21)
[15222]  USA - CAMEROUNS...WW2 CENSORED...  1941 (May 21)
[15222] USA - CAMEROUNS...WW2 CENSORED... 1941 (May 21) The Louisville Presbyterian Seminary printed envelope to Abong M'bang & forwarded in blue crayon to Yaounde bearing Defence 3c & 2c tied Louisville machine date stamp & with black on brown Ouvert Par L'Autorite Militaire label tied pointed oval Ouvert /Par /Les Autorite Militaire hand stamp in black & with circukar Controle Postal /Commission B /Territoire /Du /Cameroun hand stamp in black & on back Abong M'Bang [6 Aug] transit cds ........Few rumples where application of censor label has stretched paper but a scarce incoming item
US$250
[18153]  MOROCCO - NIGERIA...WW2 CENSORED RED CROSS ENVELOPE …  1944 (Dec 20)
[18153]  MOROCCO - NIGERIA...WW2 CENSORED RED CROSS ENVELOPE …  1944 (Dec 20)
[18153] MOROCCO - NIGERIA...WW2 CENSORED RED CROSS ENVELOPE … 1944 (Dec 20) Croix Rouge Francaise Red Cross Comite de Rabat printed envelope by airmail to Lagos bearing Pair 4f tied Rabat slogan datestamp & with black on white Controle label tied blue pointed oval Ouvert /YB /Par les Autorite de Controle applied at Rabat & with black unframed T tax handstamp deleted in manuscript alongside black triangular L/4 censor handstamp applied in Nigeria..
US$100
[15216]  NIGERIA - SENEGAL… WW2 UNCENSORED AIRMAIL…  1940 (Apr 30)
[15216]  NIGERIA - SENEGAL… WW2 UNCENSORED AIRMAIL…  1940 (Apr 30)
[15216] NIGERIA - SENEGAL… WW2 UNCENSORED AIRMAIL… 1940 (Apr 30) Societe Commerciale de L'Quest Africain Comptoir d printed envelope with Port Harcourt hand stamp inserted by airmail to company office at Dakar bearing GV1 Nigeria 2/6 + 1/3 + 2 x 3d making 4/3 rate tied Port Harcourt cds & on reverse Kano (3 May) + Lagos (6 May) transit & Dakar (9 May) arrival date stamps
US$150
[15224]  NIGERIA - USA...WW2 CENSORED REGISTERED…  1941 (Sep 23)
[15224]  NIGERIA - USA...WW2 CENSORED REGISTERED…  1941 (Sep 23)
[15224] NIGERIA - USA...WW2 CENSORED REGISTERED… 1941 (Sep 23) Nigeria 3d Registered stationary envelope to Kansas City uprated with additional 3d tied oval Registered /Owerri date stamp & with matching Registration label No 865 & Nigeria /Opened By/Censor label & red hexagon Passed By Censor /14 /Nigeria hand stamp & on reverse oval Registered / Lagos (27 Sep) + New York (29 Nov) transit + Kansas City (1 Dec) arrival date stamps
US$100
[18311]  FRENCH LEVANT - SENEGAL…WW2 CENSORED in NIGERIA & RECEIVED WITH MISSING STAMP…  1943 (Mar)
[18311]  FRENCH LEVANT - SENEGAL…WW2 CENSORED in NIGERIA & RECEIVED WITH MISSING STAMP…  1943 (Mar)
[18311] FRENCH LEVANT - SENEGAL…WW2 CENSORED in NIGERIA & RECEIVED WITH MISSING STAMP… 1943 (Mar) Plain envelope to Kaolask bearing French Levant 2f tied partial belted Poste Aux Armees /F.F.L. /B.C.M. 1 located Beyrouth with alongside red crayon mark & manuscript Recuavec Timbre Manquant (Received with Stamp Missing) where another adhesive has been removed together with blue unframed hand stamp & with violet circular C Cross Lorraine M hand stamp & PC 90 Opened By Examiner label tied mauve losenge Crown /Passed /PP 13 hand stamp applied in Nigeria & on reverse Poste Aux Armees /F.F.L. 1 (18 Mar) + Brazzaville (25 Apr) transit + blue Naban /Senegal (13 month unclear) transit + on face Kaolack /Senegal (13 Aug) arrival cds ... some markings are a little unclear but a wonderful item of Free French mail.
US$270
[13828]  CAMEROUNS-USA [TRIPLE CENSORED]  1943(Jun 18)
[13828]  CAMEROUNS-USA [TRIPLE CENSORED]  1943(Jun 18)
[13828] CAMEROUNS-USA [TRIPLE CENSORED] 1943(Jun 18) Printed airmail env to Worcester, Mass bearing front & rev 2.50f (7) & 1f [making 18.50f rate] tied Lum/Camerouns d/s & w/Controle Posta Militaire label tied pointed oval Ouvert/Par/L[Autorite Militaire h/s in black & w/circ Controle Postal/Territorie du Camerouns/Commission A h/s in black, small tri censor h/s in violet w/blank centre applied in Nigeria & USA transparent cello tape which has fallen off
US$130
[16128]  CAMEROUN [LOCAL USE-PRINTED MATTER]  1952(Dec 16)
[16128]  CAMEROUN [LOCAL USE-PRINTED MATTER]  1952(Dec 16)
[16128] CAMEROUN [LOCAL USE-PRINTED MATTER] 1952(Dec 16) Plain env to Toko bearing ˝d (damaged prior to entering mails) tied Victoria/Cameroun d/s
US$20
[16545]  KENYA-NIGERIA [WW2-OHMS-REUSED & MODIFIED ENV]  1940(Aug 14)
[16545]  KENYA-NIGERIA [WW2-OHMS-REUSED & MODIFIED ENV]  1940(Aug 14)
[16545] KENYA-NIGERIA [WW2-OHMS-REUSED & MODIFIED ENV] 1940(Aug 14) OHMS large size [44cm x 115cm] env originally registered to Officer Commanding, EA Pay (Office) Nairobi w/blue on white R/Mombasa/6354 registration label & boxed Postal Frank/L. Shoolman/Government Coast Agent/Mombasa h/s in violet & w/circular APS EAF [14 Aug] arrival d/s. Previous address deleted in blue crayon & envelope then severed & reduced to 22cm x 15cm for re-use utilising OHMS Economy labels to Regimental Paymaster, C.O Southern Brigade, Lagos, Nigeria bearing KUT 50c tied APO-U-MPK/2 d/s [14 Aug] despatch d/s & w/Lagos/Nigeria [27 Sep] arrival d/s................... [Paper was scarce thus the mutilation & re-use of a large envelope on the day of arrival & with nice use of South African APO-U-MPK/2 that only arrived in East Africa on 23 May 1940]
US$100
[16121]  NIGERIA - SIERRA LEONE...WW2 CENSORED to SHIPPING LINE….  1941 (Apr 29)
[16121]  NIGERIA - SIERRA LEONE...WW2 CENSORED to SHIPPING LINE….  1941 (Apr 29)
[16121] NIGERIA - SIERRA LEONE...WW2 CENSORED to SHIPPING LINE…. 1941 (Apr 29) Plain envelope with 4 small worm pin holes to E.O. Farmer, c/o U.A.C. Ltd (Shipping,) Freetown bearing 2d & ˝ d tied Lagos cds & with black on white Nigeria /Opened By /Censor label tied partial red hexagonal Passed By Censor /12/Nigeria hand stamp & on reverse Freetown (12 May) arrival cds.............. Scarcer censored mail within West Africa
US$170
[16123]  NIGERIA - USA..WW2 CENSORED & TAXED then DELETED..  1941 (Aug 2)
[16123]  NIGERIA - USA..WW2 CENSORED & TAXED then DELETED..  1941 (Aug 2)
[16123] NIGERIA - USA..WW2 CENSORED & TAXED then DELETED.. 1941 (Aug 2) Plain envelope to Grace & Truth, Seattle with blue crayon annotation "Wants Biible + Literature & what we Believe " bearing on reverse strip 3 x 1d tied Eket cds & with on face black unframed "T" deleted in blue crayon & with black on white Nigeria /Opened By /Censor label & black hexagonal Passed By Censor /20 /Nigeria hand stamp & on reverse Calabar (2 Aug) & Port Harcourt (5 Aug) transit cds
US$70
[16124]  NIGERIA - USA...WW2 ALL ROUND CENSORSHIP…  1942 (Mar 5)
[16124]  NIGERIA - USA...WW2 ALL ROUND CENSORSHIP…  1942 (Mar 5)
[16124] NIGERIA - USA...WW2 ALL ROUND CENSORSHIP… 1942 (Mar 5) Plain envelope to Roscrucian Fellowship, Oceanside CA bearing strip 3 x 1d tied Jos cds & opened along 3 sides by censors with black on white Nigeria /Opened By /Censor label & plain white labels to other 2 sides all tied by blue hexagonal Passed By Censor /10 /Nigeria hand stamps .............The Roscrucian fellowship were known Nazi sympathisers that probably contributed to the severe censorship
US$170
[16122]  NIGERIA-CAMEROUN...WW2 DOUBLE CENSORED & FORWARDED..  1941(Sep 17)
[16122]  NIGERIA-CAMEROUN...WW2 DOUBLE CENSORED & FORWARDED..  1941(Sep 17)
[16122] NIGERIA-CAMEROUN...WW2 DOUBLE CENSORED & FORWARDED.. 1941(Sep 17) Plain env to Sakbayeme, Edea & forwarded to Eseka bearing 3d tied Talata Mafara d/s & w/ hexagonal Passed By Censor/12/Nigeria h/s in violet alongside Tri L/5 censor h/s in violet & poor double rimmed circ Camerouns censor h/s in black & w/on rev black on white Nigeria/Opened By/Censor label & Ousau/Nigeria [18 Sep] Lagos [20 Sep] Edea/Camerouns [14 Oct & 17 Oct] transit d/s & Eseka/Cameroun [17 Oct] arrival d/s
US$170
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