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1917 Inscription 'ORPHELINS DE LA GUERRE', various designs

2 + 1 c brown 25 + 15 c blue

50 + 50 c brown 50 + 10 c brown

1 F + 1 F red

5 F + 5 F blue

  2 + 3 c brown
  2 + 1 c brown (1926)
  5 + 5 c green
  15 + 10 c olive
  25 + 15 c blue
  35 + 25 c grey and violet
  50 + 50 c brown
  50 + 10 c brown (1926)
  1 F + 1 F red
  1 F + 25 c red (1926)
  5 F+ 5 F black and blue
  5 F + 1 F black and blue

Surcharged

1 on 2 + 3 c brown 2 1/2 on 5 + 5 c green 25 c on 1 + 1 F red

 
  1 c on 2 + 3 c brown
  2 1/2 c on 5 + 5 c green
  5 c on 15 + 10 c olive
  5 c on 25 + 15 c blue
  5 c on 35 + 25 c grey and violet
  10 c on 50 + 50 c brown
  25 c on 1 + 1 F red
  1 F on 5 + 5 F black and 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
2 + 3 c** 
2 + 1 ccc 
5 + 5 c** 
15 + 10 c****** 
25 + 15 c****** 
35 + 25 c****** 
50 + 50 cRR 
50 + 10 ccc 
1 F + 1 FRRRR 
1 F + 25 c** 
5 F + 5 FRRRRRR 
5 F + 1 F**** 
Surcharged
1 c on 2 + 3 ccc 
2 1/2 c on 5 + 5 c cc 
5 c on 15 + 10 c cc 
5 c on 25 + 15 ccc 
5 c on 35 + 25 c** 
10 c on 50 + 50 c** 
25 c on 1 F + 1 F**** 
1 F on 5 F + 5 FRR 

A modern forgery, made by Peter Winter in the 1980's; this forgery has 'FAUX' written in the lower left corner.


(Peter Winter forgery)

I've only seen this forgery with the cancel 'BAR S AUBE 2E/1 FEVR (9)'. This forgery also exist on letter (same cancel).

 

1918 Red Cross issue

Red Cross issue

  15 c + 5 c grey and red

This stamp is 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
15 c + 5 c****** 

 

Later issues, examples

'Pour les chomeurs intellectuels' 'Caisse d'amortissement'

"Smile" of Reims

Dove of peace
(Reduced size)


Air mail

1927 Stamps overprinted 'Poste Aerienne' and aeroplane

'Poste Aerienne'

  2 F orange and green
  5 F blue and yellow

Forged overprints exist!

Aeroplane over Paris

Air mail labels:

'Guynemer, correspondance par avion'
(reduced size)

Nante Aviation Aout 1910
(Nantes Aviation Aout 1910; I've been told that this is world's first label to depict an aeroplane)


Olympic games labels:

Olympiade label 1924
(reduced size)


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