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1903 King Edward VII

Value in 'anna'

3 a green and brown 4 a black and green 5 a brown and grey 8 a blue and grey

  1/2 a green and yellowish green
  1/2 a green
  1 a red and grey
  2 a lilac and violet
  2 1/2 a blue
  3 a green and brown
  4 a black and green
  5 a brown and grey
  8 a blue and grey

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
With watermark 'CA Crown' (1903)
1/2 a green and yellowish green ****** 
1 a*** 
2 a****** 
2 1/2 a****** 
3 aRR 
4 a****** 
5 aRRRR 
8 aRRRR 
With watermark 'Multiple CA Crown' (1904)
1/2 a green** 
1 a*c 
2 a****** 
2 1/2 a****** 
3 a****** 
4 a****** 
5 a****** 
8 a****** 

Value in 'cents' (1907)

1 c brown 6 c red 10 c olive and violet 12c lilac and violet 15 c blue 25 c black and green 50 c orange and green 75 c blue and grey

  1 c brown
  3 c green
  6 c red
  10 c olive and violet
  12 c lilac and violet
  15 c blue
  25 c black and green
  50 c orange and green
  75 c blue and grey

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
With watermark 'Multiple CA Crown' (1907)
1 c** 
3 c** 
6 c*c 
10 c****** 
12 c***** 
15 c****** 
25 c****** 
50 c****** 
75 c****** 

These stamps exist with fiscal overprint 'JUDICIAL FEE' (various types and colours) or 'Uganda Revenue' (see end of this page).

 

1903 King Edward VII, larger size

1 R green

  1 R green
  1 R green and yellowish green 
  2 R lilac and violet
  3 R black and green
  4 R green and black
  5 R red and grey
  10 R blue and grey
  20 R olive and black
  50 R brown and black

These stamps have perforation 14. The 20 R and 50 R were mainly used for fiscal purposes.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
With watermark 'CA Crown' (1903)
1 R green ****** 
2 RRRRR 
3 RRRRR 
4 RRRRR 
5 RRRRR 
10 RRRRR 
20 RRRRRRR 
50 RRRRRRR 
With watermark 'Multiple CA Crown' (1904)
1 R green and yellowish green ****** 
2 RRR 
3 RRRRR 
4 RRRRR 
5 RRRRR 
10 RRRRR 
20 RRRRRRR 
50 RRRRRRR 

These stamps exist with fiscal overprint 'JUDICIAL FEE' or 'Uganda Revenue' (see end of this page).

 

1912 King George V

  1 c black
  3 c green
  6 c red
  10 c yellow
  12 c grey
  15 c blue
  25 c red and grey on yellow
  50 c lilac and black
  75 c black and grey on 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
With watermark 'Multiple CA Crown' (1912)
1 ccc 
3 c*c 
6 c*c 
10 c*c 
12 c*** 
15 c*** 
25 c***Exists with yellow or white backside
50 c***** 
75 c******Exists with green or white backside
With watermark 'Multiple Script CA Crown' (1921)
1 c cc 
3 c*c 
6 c** 
10 c*c 
12 c**** 
15 c*** 
50 c****** 

Surcharged

  '4 cents' and bars on 6 c 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
With watermark 'Multiple CA Crown'
4 c on 6 c*c1919

The surcharged stamp exists with the bars omitted. I have also seen a forged inverted overprint:


(Bars omitted in the surcharged stamps)


(Forged inverted overprint)

 

1912 King George V, larger size

1 R black on green
(Reduced size)

  1 R black on green
  2 R black and red on blue
  3 R green and violet
  4 R green and red on yellow
  5 R lilac and blue
  10 R green and red on green
  20 R violet and black on red
  20 R violet and blue on blue
  50 R green and red
  100 R black and violet on red
  500 R red and green on green

These stamps have perforation 14. The values of 20 R and above were mainly used for fiscal purposes.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
With watermark 'Multiple CA Crown' (1912)
1 R****** 
2 RRR 
3 RRRRR 
4 RRRRR 
5 RRRRR 
10 RRRRR 
20 R violet and black on red RRRRRR 
20 R violet and blue on blue RRRR 
50 RRRRRRR 
100 RRRRRRR 
500 RRRRRRR 
With watermark 'Multiple Script CA Crown' (1921)
2 RRR 
3 RRRRR 
5 RRRRR 
50 RRRRRRR 


Postal Stationary


(King George V, inscription 'EAST AFRICA & UGANDA PROTECTORATE', 6 c red)


Fiscal stamps

1905 Postage stamps overprinted 'Uganda Revenue'

The following postage stamps with King Edward were overprinted in this way: 1 a, 2 a, 4 a, 8 a, 1 R, 5 R, 10 R, 20 R and 50 R. Also the following values in 'cents' currency: 1 c, 3 c, 6 c and 50 c.

 

1912 Postage stamps with King George V overprinted 'Uganda Revenue'


(reduced view)

Overprinted in one line horizontally (1912): 1 c, 3 c, 6 c, 12 c, 25 c, 50 c, 1 R, 2 R, 3 R, 4 R, 5 R, 10 R, 20 R (both colours) and 50 R.
Overprinted in two lines horizontally (1918): 1 c, 3 c, 6 c, 10 c, 12 c, 15 c, 25 c, 50 c and 75 c.
Overprinted vertically (usually reading upwards, 1918): 6 c, 10 c, 15 c, 20 c, 25 c, 50 c, 1 R, 2 R, 3 R, 4 R, 5 R, 10 R and 50 R.


Stamps of East Africa and Uganda overprinted 'G.E.A.' (German east Africa) were used in Tanganyika.


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