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BAKANA mailboat postmark on Niger Coast stamp
purple straight line overstruck part PAQUEBOT (LIVERPOOL) SP 4 -- on Niger Coast 2d, rounded corner perf.
The S.S. Bakana was a ship of the British & Africa Steam Navigation Co., 2793 tonnes. Built 1894, lost 1913.


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Eliza 28/1/99 on St. Lucia manuscript cancel
full manuscript on QV 1d (SG.44).
Research by Michael Rego suggests this cancel perhaps applied to mail written or placed on board the contempory barque Eliza of the Newport & South Wales Shipping Company which made regular trips from South Wales to St. Lucia dropping off cargoes of coal at the quayside in Castries. (The Empire 1d rate introduced DE 25 1898).

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