Nigeria (Lagos) 1874-75 1s orange, SG8a

SKU: JC2167

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Nigeria (Lagos) 1874-75 1s orange, Watermark CC, perforations 12½, with value 16½mm long, SG8a.

A brilliant mint example with large part original gum. A superb example with exceptional colour, perforations and centring.

The finest quality example we have ever handled and very scarce in this quality.

Stanley Gibbons catalogue value: £425.

From 16 February 1906, Lagos became part of the Southern Nigeria Protectorate which then itself became part of modern Nigeria in 1914. 

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