Stock Code: P178012088

1900 (FEB) stampless O.H.M.S. (deleted) cover from Jebba to Ashford, Kent, Robertson correspondence, endorsed "No stamps obtainable / Jebba - Nigeria / C.C. Robertson Capt RA", with very fine strike of violet type 8 "LOKOJA" oval ds dated "4 FEB 1900", applied in transit. Charged postage due on arrival with "2d/620" and "T" tax markings on face, and backstamped at Forcados (13 FE) and Ashford Station Office (MR 13). Minor cover blemishes but neat and very scarce. From the interim period between the formation of Northern Nigeria (1 Jan 1900) and the handover of postal services from the Niger Company to the new Protectorate administration (31 March)


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