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Lagos

10th June 1874

British Colony 32

Lagos1
  #1  

perf 12½, Crown CC wmk, typo
Printed by De La Rue, London.

Description Date Scott# SG# Mi# Y&T#  
1 penny lilac   1 1      
2d blue   2 2      
3d red brown 1875 3 3      
4p rose   4 5      
6d blue green   5 6      
1 shilling orange 1875 6 8      

Date of issue, where not 1874.

Gibbons [1] lists Lagos at the beginning of Nigeria. Scott [2] has a separate listing and notes the following checkered administrative history:

Sources: ScS [2], SGP1 [1].

Image from ebay.

FI ref: 178 Page credit: NB

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