£150 - £200
1898 (2 Sep) double rate envelope to Birmingham, bearing GB 2½d purple on blue pair clearly tied large part complete strike in violet 'THE ROYAL NIGER COMPANY/CHARTERED & LIMITED/POST OFFICE/BURUTU,' showing Paid Liverpool Br. Packet c.d.s. in black (3rd Oct) with arrival c.d.s. on reverse, the envelope with wax seal cut away on reverse.