Niger Coast Protectorate

1893. Oil Rivers Protectorate

Genuine vs. Forgeries

niger_coast_qv_sg17_genuine

Genuine SG#17

niger_coast_qv_sg19_genuine

Genuine SG#19

niger_coast_qv_sg21_genuine

Genuine SG#21

niger_coast_qv_half-p_on_2-5p_forgery

Forgery

niger_coast_qv_half-p_on_2-5p_forgery2

Forgery

Fournier Forged Overprints

niger_coast_protectorate_oil_rivers_fournier_forged_overprint

BRITISH PROTECTORATE 

OIL RIVERS

niger_coast_protectorate_one_penny_fournier_forged_overprint1

HALF PENNY

niger_coast_protectorate_one_penny_fournier_forged_overprint2

HALF PENNY.

niger_coast_protectorate_one_shilling_fournier_forged_overprint

One Shilling

niger_coast_protectorate_5s_fournier_forged_overprint

5/-

niger_coast_protectorate_10s_fournier_forged_overprint

10/-

niger_coast_protectorate_20s_fournier_forged_overprint

20/-

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Literature

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  • 1,2,4,6. Overprinted issue, 1892. Forged overprint. The Encyclopedia of British Empire Postage Stamps 1661-1947, Vol. II, p.311.

  • 7-28. “Old Calabar” 1⁄2p provisionals, 1893. Forged surcharges: The Encyclopedia of British Empire Postage Stamps, Vol. II, pp.311. Forged horizontal surcharges on the full stamps: Robson Lowe (editor), The Gee-Ma Forgeries, p.11.

  • 54. “One Half Penny” surcharge, 1894. The Encyclopedia of British Empire Postage Stamps 1661-1947, Vol. II, p.311.

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