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CAVALLE, DEDEAGH, PORT LAGOS AND VATHY

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CAVALLE

1893 Stamps of France overprinted 'Cavalle'


(reduced size)

  5 c green (overprint red)
  10 c black (overprint blue)
  15 c blue (overprint red)
  '1 Piastre 1' on 25 c black (overprint blue)
  '2 Piastres 2' on 50 c red (overprint blue)
  '4 Piastres 4' on 1 F green (overprint red)
  '8 Piastres 8' on 2 F brown on blue

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 light green******dark green: ***
10 c ****** 
15 c****** 
1 Pi on 25 c****** 
2 Pi on 50 cRR 
4 Pi on 1 FRRRR 
8 Pi on 2 FRRRR 

 

1902 As french stamps of 1902, but with inscription 'CAVALLE'


(reduced sizes)

  5 c green
  10 c red
  15 c red
  15 c orange
  '1 PIASTRE 1' on 25 c blue


(reduced sizes)

  '2 PIASTRES' on 50 c brown and green
  '4 PIASTRES' on 1 F red and green
  '8 PIASTRES' on 2 F violet and yellow

These stamps are perforated 14 x 13 1/2.

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 ** 
15 c** 
1 Pi on 25 c** 
2 Pi on 50 c****** 
4 Pi on 1 F****** 
8 Pi on 2 F****** 

 


(Stamp of France, cancelled in Cavalle)


DEDEAGH

 

1893 Stamps of France overprinted 'Dedeagh'

  5 c green (overprint red)
  10 c black (overprint blue)
  15 c blue (overprint red)
  '1 Piastre 1' on 25 c black (overprint blue)
  '2 Piastres' on 50 c red (overprint blue)
  '4 Piastres' on 1 F green (overprint red)
  '8 Piastres' on 2 F brown on blue

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 light green******dark green: R
10 c ****** 
15 cRR 
1 Pi on 25 cRR 
2 Pi on 50 cRR 
4 Pi on 1 FRR 
8 Pi on 2 FRRRR 

Forged overprints exist.

 

1902 As french stamps of 1902, but with inscription 'DEDEAGH'

5 c green


(Reduced size)

  5 c green
  10 c red
  15 c red
  15 c orange
  '1 PIASTRE 1' on 25 c blue
  '2 PIASTRES' on 50 c brown and green
  '4 PIASTRES' on 1 F red and green
  '8 PIASTRES' on 2 F violet and yellow

These stamps are perforated 14 x 13 1/2.

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 c* 
10 c ** 
15 c** 
1 Pi on 25 c** 
2 Pi on 50 c****** 
4 Pi on 1 F****** 
8 Pi on 2 F****** 


PORT LAGOS

 

1893 Stamps of France overprinted 'Port-Lagos'

 

  5 c green (overprint red)
  10 c black (overprint blue)
  15 c blue (overprint red)
  '1 Piastre 1' on 25 c black (overprint blue)
  '2 Piastres 2' on 50 c red (overprint blue)
  '4 Piastres 4' on 1 F green (overprint red)

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 R*** 
15 cRRRR 
1 Pi on 25 cRR 
2 Pi on 50 cRRRR 
4 Pi on 1 FRRRR 

Typical cancels, examples:

2 pi on 50 c red


(reduced sizes)

The post office in Port Lagos was closed in 1898.


VATHY

 

1893 Stamps of France overprinted 'Vathy'


(reduced sizes)

5 c green 20 Pi on 5 F lilac

  5 c green (overprint red)
  10 c black (overprint blue)
  15 c blue (overprint red)
  '1 Piastre 1' on 25 c black (overprint blue)
  '2 Piastres 2' on 50 c red (overprint blue)
  '4 Piastres 4' on 1 F green (overprint red)
  '8 Piastres 8' on 2 F brown on blue
  '20 Piastres 20' on 5 F lilac

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 light green******dark green: R
10 c ****** 
15 c****** 
1 Pi on 25 c****** 
2 Pi on 50 cRR 
4 Pi on 1 FRRRR 
8 Pi on 2 FRRRR 
20 Pi on 5 FRRRR 

I've seen a forged overprint:

The overprint is badly done on a genuine stamp of France. The french cancellation can still be read 'Arcachon'.


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