Lot 204 Nigeria SG#220-230 1d - 5/-, 1972-1973 NSP&M Pictorial Definitive Issue, a VFNH Set on Various Papers
A VFNH set of the 1972-1973 NSP&M Wildlife definitive issue. These were all printed by the Nigerian Security Printing and Minting Company (NSP&M). The gum used was a shiny white dextrine gum and the papers show a wide variety of fluorescent reactions under UV, ranging from DF to HF/MF-fl. All are are identified on the back of the 102 card the stamps are in. The size of the imprint at the bottom of the design differ on the 2d, 3d and 4d. In this lot both large and small imprint are included for the 3d. The 4d has the normal large imprint, while the 2d has the small imprint. The 9d is lightly hinged, but all the other stamps are NH.
Gibbons values these stamps at 52 GBP = approximately $88.40. The stamps offered here grade between 75 and 84.