V

OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE

ISSUES of the QUEEN VICTORIA REIGN

(July 1892 - December 1893)

QUEEN VICTORIA "PROVISIONAL" ISSUE



OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
July 20, 1892

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Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Issue of Great Britain Overprinted in Black
One-half Penny Vermilion
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 1 Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 1
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
July 20, 1892

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Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Issue of Great Britain Overprinted in Black
One Penny Lilac
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 2 Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 2
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
July 20, 1892

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Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Overprinted Reversed with "OIL RIVERS" at Top
One Penny Lilac
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 2a Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 2a
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
July 20, 1892

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Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Provisional Bisect (1/2p) on Cover
One Penny Lilac
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 2b Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 2b
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
July 20, 1892

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Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Issue of Great Britain Overprinted in Black
Two Pence Green and Carmine
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 3 Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 3
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
July 20, 1892

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Provisional Bisect (1p) on Cover
Two Pence Green and Carmine
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk

Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 3a Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 3a
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
July 20, 1892

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Issue of Great Britain Overprinted in Black
Two and Half Pence Violet
Blue Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 4 Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 4
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
July 20, 1892

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Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Issue of Great Britain Overprinted in Black
Five Pence Lilac and Blue (Die II)
Blue Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 5 Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 5
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
July 20, 1892

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Issue of Great Britain Overprinted in Black
Five Pence Lilac and Blue (Die I)
Blue Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 5i Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 5a
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
July 20, 1892

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Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Issue of Great Britain Overprinted in Black
One Shilling Green "Dull Green"
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 6 Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 6
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QUEEN VICTORIA "PROVSIONAL" ISSUE



OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
September 3, 1893

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Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Issue of Great Britain with Local Surcharge in Red
One-half Penny on Half on One Penny Lilac
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 7 Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 7
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
September 3, 1893

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Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Issue of Great Britain with Local Surcharge in Red - Unsevered Pair
One-half Penny on Half on One Penny Lilac
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 7c Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 7a
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
September 3, 1893

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Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Issue of Great Britain with Local Surcharge in Red - "1/2" Omitted Variety
One-half Penny on Half on One Penny Lilac
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 7d Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 7d
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
September 3, 1893

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Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Local Surcharge in Red with Dividing Line Reversed - Unsevered Pair
One-half Penny on Half on One Penny Lilac
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 7i Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 7b
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
September 3, 1893

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Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Inverted Local Surcharge in Red with Dividing Line Reversed - Unsevered Pair
One-half Penny on Half on One Penny Lilac
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 7ii Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 7ab
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
September 3, 1893

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Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Local Surcharge in Red - Straight Top of "1" in '1/2'
One-half Penny on Half on One Penny Lilac
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 7iii Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 7c
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
September 3, 1893

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Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Double Surcharge Error
One-half Penny on Half on One Penny Lilac
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 7iv Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 7e
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
September 3, 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Issue of Great Britain with Local Surcharge in Violet
One-half Penny on Half on One Penny Lilac
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 7A Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 8
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
September 3, 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Local Surcharge in Violet - Double Surcharge Error
One-half Penny on Half on One Penny Lilac
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 7b Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 8b
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
September 3, 1893

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Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Local Surcharge in Violet - Unsevered Pair
One-half Penny on Half on One Penny Lilac
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 7Ac Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 8a
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QUEEN VICTORIA "PROVISIONAL" ISSUE



OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Local Handstamped Surcharge in Violet
One-half Penny on Two Pence Green and Carmine
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 8 Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 20
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Local Handstamped Surcharge in Violet
One-half Penny on Two and Half Pence Violet
Blue Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 9 Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 24
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

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Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Local Handstamped Surcharge in Red "Vermilion"
One-half Penny on Two and Half Pence Violet
Blue Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 10 Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 19
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Local Handstamped Surcharge in Carmine
One-half Penny on Two and Half Pence Violet
Blue Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 11 Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 23
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Local Handstamped Surcharge in Black
One-half Penny on Two and Half Pence Violet
Blue Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 12 Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 22
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Local Handstamped Surcharge in Green
One-half Penny on Two and Half Pence Violet
Blue Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 13 Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 27
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Double Surcharge Error "Green"
One-half Penny on Two and Half Pence Violet
Blue Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 13i Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 27a
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QUEEN VICTORIA "PROVISIONAL" ISSUE



OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Local Handstamped Surcharge in Violet
One-half Penny on Two Pence Green and Carmine
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 14 Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 29
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Local Handstamped Surcharge in Blue
One-half Penny on Two Pence Green and Carmine
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 15 Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 30
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Double Surcharge Error "Blue"
One-half Penny on Two Pence Green and Carmine
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 15i Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 30a
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Local Handstamped Surcharge in Violet
One-half Penny on Two and Half Pence Violet
Blue Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 16 Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 34
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Local Handstamped Surcharge in Red "Vermilion"
One-half Penny on Two and Half Pence Violet
Blue Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 17 Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 31
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Double Surcharge Error "Red"
One-half Penny on Two and Half Pence Violet
Blue Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 17i Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 31a
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Local Handstamped Surcharge in Blue
One-half Penny on Two and Half Pence Violet
Blue Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 18 Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 32
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Local Handstamped Surcharge in Green
One-half Penny on Two and Half Pence Violet
Blue Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 19 Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 33
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Double Surcharge Error "Green"
One-half Penny on Two and Half Pence Violet
Blue Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 19i Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 33a
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Double Surcharge Error "Green and Vermilion"
One-half Penny on Two and Half Pence Violet
Blue Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 19ii Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 33b
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QUEEN VICTORIA "PROVISIONAL" ISSUE



OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Local Handstamped Surcharge in Violet - Type I with level "P" and stop after "Y"
One-half Penny on Two Pence Green and Carmine
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 20 Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 9
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Inverted Surcharge Error "Violet Type I"
One-half Penny on Two Pence Green and Carmine
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 20i Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 9a
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Diagonal Surcharge Error "Violet Type I"
One-half Penny on Two Pence Green and Carmine
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 20ii Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 9b
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Vertical Surcharge Error "Violet Type I"
One-half Penny on Two Pence Green and Carmine
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 20iii Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 9c
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Local Handstamped Surcharge in Violet - Type IV with Raised "P" and Stop Omitted
One-half Penny on Two Pence Green and Carmine
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 20iv Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 18
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Local Handstamped Surcharge in Red - Type IV with Raised "P" and Stop Omitted
One-half Penny on Two and Half Pence Violet
Blue Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 21 Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 19
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Inverted Surcharge Error "Red Type IV"
One-half Penny on Two and Half Pence Violet
Blue Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 21i Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 19a
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Double Surcharge Error "Red Type IV"
One-half Penny on Two and Half Pence Violet
Blue Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 21ii Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 19b
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Diagonal Surcharge Error "Red Type IV"
One-half Penny on Two and Half Pence Violet
Blue Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 21iii Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 19c
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Vertical Surcharge Error "Red Type IV""
One-half Penny on Two and Half Pence Violet
Blue Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 21iv Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 19e
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Local Handstamped Surcharge in Red

Type I with level "P" and 14.5mm bar ending below the stop after "Y"
One-half Penny on Two and Half Pence Violet
Blue Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 21v Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 10
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Local Handstamped Surcharge in Red - Type III with stop after "N"
One-half Penny on Two and Half Pence Violet
Blue Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 21vi Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 17
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Double Surcharge Error "Red Type III"
One-half Penny on Two and Half Pence Violet
Blue Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 21vii Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 17a
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Vertical Surcharge Error "Red Type III"
One-half Penny on Two and Half Pence Violet
Blue Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 21viii Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 17b
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Local Handstamped Surcharge in Carmine - Type II with level "P" and 16mm bar extending beyond stop after "Y"
One-half Penny on Two and Half Pence Violet
Blue Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 22 Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 13
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Local Handstamped Surcharge in Carmine

Type I with level "P" and 14.5mm bar ending below the stop after "Y"
One-half Penny on Two and Half Pence Violet
Blue Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 22i Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 10a
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Local Handstamped Surcharge in Bluish Black

Type II with level "P" and 16mm bar extending beyond stop after "Y"
One-half Penny on Two and Half Pence Violet
Blue Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 23 Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 16
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Local Handstamped Surcharge in Blue

Type II with level "P" and 16mm bar extending beyond stop after "Y"
One-half Penny on Two and Half Pence Violet
Blue Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 24 Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 14
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Local Handstamped Surcharge in Green

Type II with level "P" and 16mm bar extending beyond stop after "Y"
One-half Penny on Two and Half Pence Violet
Blue Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 25 Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 11
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Double Surcharge Error "Green Type II"
One-half Penny on Two and Half Pence Violet
Blue Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 25i Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 11a
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Diagonal and Double Surcharge Error "Green Type II"
One-half Penny on Two and Half Pence Violet
Blue Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 25ii Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 11b
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Local Handstamped Surcharge in Black

Type II with level "P" and 16mm bar extending beyond stop after "Y"
One-half Penny on Two and Half Pence Violet
Blue Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 26 Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 15
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Inverted Surcharge Error "Black Type II"
One-half Penny on Two and Half Pence Violet
Blue Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 26i Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 15a
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Diagonal and Inverted Surcharge Error "Black Type II"
One-half Penny on Two and Half Pence Violet
Blue Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 26ii Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 15b
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QUEEN VICTORIA "PROVISIONAL" ISSUE



OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Local Handstamped Surcharge in Red "Vermilion"
One-half Penny on Two and Half Pence Violet
Blue Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 27 Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 36
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Local Handstamped Surcharge in Green
One-half Penny on Two and Half Pence Violet
Blue Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 28 Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 35
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Local Handstamped Surcharge in Green
One Shilling on Two Pence Green and Carmine
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 29 Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 37
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Inverted Surcharge Error "Violet"
One Shilling on Two Pence Green and Carmine
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 29i Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 37a
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Vertical Surcharge Error "Violet"
One Shilling on Two Pence Green and Carmine
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 29ii Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 37b
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Diagonal Surcharge Error "Violet"
One Shilling on Two Pence Green and Carmine
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 29iii Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 37c
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Local Handstamped Surcharge in Red "Vermilion"
One Shilling on Two Pence Green and Carmine
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 30 Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 38
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Inverted Surcharge Error in Red "Vermilion"
One Shilling on Two Pence Green and Carmine
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 30i Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 38a
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Diagonal Surcharge Error in Red "Vermilion"
One Shilling on Two Pence Green and Carmine
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 30ii Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 38b
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Vertical Surcharge Error in Red "Vermilion"
One Shilling on Two Pence Green and Carmine
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 30iii Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 38c
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Local Handstamped Surcharge in Black
One Shilling on Two Pence Green and Carmine
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 31 Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 39
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Inverted Surcharge Error in Black
One Shilling on Two Pence Green and Carmine
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 31i Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 39a
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Vertical Surcharge Error in Black
One Shilling on Two Pence Green and Carmine
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 31ii Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 39b
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Diagonal Surcharge Error in Black
One Shilling on Two Pence Green and Carmine
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 31iii Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 39c
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Local Handstamped Surcharge in Violet
Five Shillings on Two Pence Green and Carmine
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 32 Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 40
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Inverted Surcharge Error
Five Shillings on Two Pence Green and Carmine
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 32i Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 40a
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Vertical Surcharge Error
Five Shillings on Two Pence Green and Carmine
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 32ii Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 40b
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Diagonal Surcharge Error
Five Shillings on Two Pence Green and Carmine
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 32iii Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 40c
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Local Handstamped Surcharge in Red "Vermilion"
Ten Shillings on Five Pence Lilac and Blue
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 33 Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 41
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Inverted Surcharge Error
Ten Shillings on Five Pence Lilac and Blue
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 33i Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 41a
_____________________________________________________________________



OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Vertical Surcharge Error
Ten Shillings on Five Pence Lilac and Blue
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 33ii Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 41b
_____________________________________________________________________



OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Diagonal Surcharge Error
Ten Shillings on Five Pence Lilac and Blue
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 33iii Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 41c
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Local Handstamped Surcharge in Violet
Twenty Shillings on One Shilling Green
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 34 Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 42
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Inverted Surcharge Error
Twenty Shillings on One Shilling Green
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 34i Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 42a
_____________________________________________________________________



OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Local Handstamped Surcharge in Red "Vermilion"
Twenty Shillings on One Shilling Green
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 35 Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 43
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OIL RIVERS PROTECTORATE
December 1893

width=35

Queen Victoria "Provisional" Issue
Local Handstamped Surcharge in Black
Twenty Shillings on One Shilling Green
White Wove Paper with "Imperial Crown" Wtmk
Perforated 14.0 x 14.0
Typography Printing
Thomas de la Rue Co., London

Niger Coast 36 Nigeria - Niger Coast Protectorate SG 44
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