NIGER COAST 1894 SG45/7, 49/50 Proof
Stock Code: P167008821
1894 (1 Jan) ½d, 1d, 2d, 5d, 1s (as type 13, with "OIL RIVERS" obliterated), series of five DIE PROOFS on thin wove with 2-3mm margins (except the 5d a little smaller), the 5d (grey-lilac) and 1s (black) in the adopted colours on white wove, while the ½d (green), 1d (orange-vermilion) and 2d (lake) are on toned wove, in the colours adopted for the 1894 (May) issue. A wonderful group, of the highest rarity.
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