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BRITISH HONDURAS 1891-1920

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1891 Queen Victoria, inscription 'POSTAGE POSTAGE'

24 c yellow and blue

25 c brown and green
(Reduced size)

  1 green
  2 c red
  3 c brown
  5 c blue
  6 c blue
  10 c violet and green
  12 c violet and green
  24 c yellow and blue
  25 c brown and green

These stamps have perforation 14 and watermark 'CA Crown'.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
1 ccc1895?
2 ccc 
3 c** 
5 c**1895?
6 c** 
10 c******1895?
12 c**** 
24 c**** 
25 c******1895?

The values 5 c, 10 c and 25 c exists overprinted 'REVENUE'. The overprint exists in two sizes (11m and 12 mm long):


(Reduced size)

I've seen the 25 c revenue overprint with erroneous inscription 'BEVENUE'. Another misprint 'REVENUF' should exist.

 

A 'K65' cancel:

'K65' cancel 'A06' cancel

The 'K65' and 'A06' cancels were used in British Honduras.

 

1900 Queen Victoria, inscription 'POSTAGE & REVENUE'

10 c lilac and green

  5 c grey and blue on blue
  10 c lilac and green
  50 c green and red
  1 $ green and red
  2 $ green and blue
  5 $ green and black

These stamps have perforation 14 and watermark 'CA Crown'.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
5 c** 
10 c** 
50 c****** 
1 $****** 
2 $RR 
5 $RRRR 

 

1902 King Edward VII

  1 c green (2 shades of green)
  2 c lilac and black on red
  2 c red
  5 c black and blue on blue
  5 c blue
  10 c lilac and green
  20 c lilac and purple
  25 c lilac and orange
  25 c black on green
  50 c green and red
  1 $ green and red
  2 $ green and blue
  5 $ green and black

These stamps have perforation 14.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
Watermark 'CA Crown'
1 c**** 
2 c lilac and red on red *c 
5 c black and blue on blue ** 
20 c**** 
Watermark 'Multiple CA Crown'
1 c ** 
2 c lilac and red on red*c 
2 c red*c 
5 c black and blue on blue*** 
5 c blue** 
10 c **** 
25 c lilac and orange****** 
25 c black on green****** 
50 c****** 
1 $****** 
2 $RR 
5 $RRRR 

 

1913 King George V

$5 lilac and black on red

  1 c green
  2 c red
  3 c orange
  5 c blue
  10 c lilac and green
  25 c grey and black
  50 c lilac and blue on blue
  1 $ grey and red
  2 $ lilac and green
  5 $ lilac and black on red

Overprinted with network of wavy lines

  1 c green
  2 c red
  5 c blue

Overprinted 'WAR' (2 different types)

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  1 c green
  3 c orange

Overprinted 'WAR' and wavy lines

Image obtained thanks to Peter Elias

  1 c green

These stamps have perforation 14.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
Watermark 'Multiple CA Crown'
1 ccc 
1 c with network overprint **1915
2 c cc 
2 c with network overprint**1915
3 ccc1917
5 c** 
5 c with network overprint **1917
10 c** 
25 c**** 
50 c**** 
1 $****** 
2 $RR 
5 $RR 
1 cccWAR small
1 c with network overprint ccWAR small
1 cccWAR large
3 cc*WAR small
3 cccWAR large
With watermark 'Multiple Script CA Crown'
1 ccc1921

 

Later issues, examples:

10 c green and violet $5 violet and black on red
(1922 issue)

In 1921 another series of stamps was issued (peace-issue), with the arms of the colony and King George V.


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