Nigerian Stamps and Postal History

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The 1894 Second Waterlow Issue of Niger Coast Protectorate

The 1894 Second Waterlow Issue of Niger Coast Protectorate

This post provides an overview of the Second Waterlow Issue of the Niger Coast Protectorate. The stamps are introduced and after providing information about issue quantities, sheet sizes and printings, I provide an overview of all the major aspects of interest associated with these stamps, including the shades, paper types, perforations, postal history, cancellations, proof material, bisects and plate flaws.
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The Unwatermarked Queen Victoria First Waterlow Issue of Niger Coast Protectorate Part Six - The 2d Green and 2.5d Lake

The Unwatermarked Queen Victoria First Waterlow Issue of Niger Coast Protectorate Part Six - The 2d Green and 2.5d Lake

This post finishes my examination of the 2d green Queen Victoria first Waterlow Issue of the Niger Coast Protectorate, and begins my examination of the 2.5d carmine lake. For the 2d, I discuss all of the different combinations of perforations that I have found. For the 2.5d, I discuss the shades of ink, paper types, gum, cancellations, plate flaws and re-entries.
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