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Sale 1203 — The Gernot Reiners Collection of Togo and Cameroon - The Anglo-French Occupation

Sale Date — Tuesday, 18 June, 2019

Category — British Togo - Later Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
60
 
Sale Number 1203, Lot Number 60, British Togo - Later IssuesTOGO (British), Gold Coast Used in Togo Group, TOGO (British), Gold Coast Used in Togo GroupTOGO (British), Gold Coast Used in Togo Group. One cover and eleven pieces using denominations from -1/2c to 20c, all with legible Lome datestamps from Oct. 1914 to Jul. 1915, pieces incl. singles (6), pair, strip of three, block of four, six and eight, Very Fine, the use of the unoverprinted Gold Coast stamps after the issuance of the overprinted German Yacht stamps appears to have been tolerated by postal authorities

E. 400-500
300
61
c
Sale Number 1203, Lot Number 61, British Togo - Later IssuesTOGO (British), 1915-16 Gold Coast Overprints, Accra and London Overprints (66-91; SG H34-H58), TOGO (British), 1915-16 Gold Coast Overprints, Accra and London Overprints (66-91; SG H34-H58)TOGO (British), 1915-16 Gold Coast Overprints, Accra and London Overprints (66-91; SG H34-H58). Seven registered items, Accra Overprint incl. cover with values to 1sh used from Assahun, second is reduced 2p registered cover to 10s (no 2-1/2p), London Overprint incl. five covers, two of which form a complete set on matching covers to Switzerland, another with values to 5sh and addressed to France, other two with lower values to England (from "Station Palime") and Switzerland, Fine-Very Fine and attractive group

E. 500-750
300
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62
c
Sale Number 1203, Lot Number 62, British Togo - Later IssuesTOGO (British), 1915, 20sh Violet & Black on Red, Accra Overprint (76; SG H46), TOGO (British), 1915, 20sh Violet & Black on Red, Accra Overprint (76; SG H46)TOGO (British), 1915, 20sh Violet & Black on Red, Accra Overprint (76; SG H46). Tied by "Lome, Togo 15.5.16" circular datestamp on registered "Societe Commerciale de L'Ouest Africain" corner card cover to Paris, France, registry label at bottom left, violet censor marking, London transit and Paris arrival datestamps, Very Fine, an attractive use of this top value on cover, signed Grobe

E. 400-500
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63
 
Sale Number 1203, Lot Number 63, British Togo - Later IssuesTOGO (British), 1915, 20sh Violet & Black on Red, Small "F" in "French" (76 var; SG H46a), TOGO (British), 1915, 20sh Violet & Black on Red, Small "F" in "French" (76 var; SG H46a)TOGO (British), 1915, 20sh Violet & Black on Red, Small "F" in "French" (76 var; SG H46a). Tied on small piece by bold "Lome, Togogebiet 8/7 15" circular datestamp, well-centered, fresh color, Very Fine, a scarce variety to find on this high value stamp which occurred on only three positions (pos. 25 - all three printings, pos. 58 and 59 - first and second printing), listed but unpriced as used in SG which is far scarcer, SG £350 as unused

E. 300-400
275
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64
c
Sale Number 1203, Lot Number 64, British Togo - Later IssuesTOGO (British), 1916, 20sh Violet & Black on Red, London Overprint (91; SG H58), TOGO (British), 1916, 20sh Violet & Black on Red, London Overprint (91; SG H58)TOGO (British), 1916, 20sh Violet & Black on Red, London Overprint (91; SG H58). Tied by "Lome, Togo 23 Feb. 20" circular datestamp on registered cover to Basel, Switzerland, registry label at bottom left, Lome, Accra and London transit and Basel arrival backstamps, vertical file fold not affecting stamp, still Very Fine, an attractive use of this top value on cover

E. 400-500
200
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65
c
Sale Number 1203, Lot Number 65, British Togo - Later IssuesTOGO (British), 1915 Registered Covers to the Netherlands, TOGO (British), 1915 Registered Covers to the NetherlandsTOGO (British), 1915 Registered Covers to the Netherlands. Two similar covers with address label removed but sent to the Netherlands, first with 20pf Second Setting and 30pf First Setting, used with Gold Coast 1p and German Togo 1m, second with 25pf and 30pf Second Setting, used with German Togo 25pf and 2m, each cancelled on Sept. 13, 1915 and with German "Agu" registry label overprinted "Lome (Togo)" in violet (likely belonging), non-accepted stamps cancelled by "R" in oval handstamp in transit, each with London transit and second with Amsterdam arrival backstamps, Very Fine and interesting covers, the first cover is illustrated in Martin-Walton on pg. 82, each with 1992 Holcombe certificate

E. 500-750
325
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66
c
Sale Number 1203, Lot Number 66, British Togo - Later IssuesTOGO (British), 1918-1919 Blatter Correspondence Covers, TOGO (British), 1918-1919 Blatter Correspondence CoversTOGO (British), 1918-1919 Blatter Correspondence Covers. Three registered covers to Switzerland, each with between one and four Gold Coast overprinted stamps with values to 2sh6p, one from Noepe and other two from Assahun, fresh and Very Fine trio, Blatter was a Swiss postal employee and part time stamp dealer who created philatelic souvenirs

E. 300-400
200
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