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There were two French post offices in Morocco prior to 1914; in Fez and Tanger. Before the issue of its own stamps, normal stamps of France were used. The large number cancel 5106 was used in Tanger. There exist some local postal services in Morocco, they are listed in Volume 2.
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Postage due stamps

1896 Postage due stamps of France, surcharged with value in "CENTIMOS" or "PESETA"

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  5 c (red) on 5 c blue
  10 c (red) on 10 c brown
  30 c on 30 c red
  50 c on 50 c lilac
  1 P on 1 F brown

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
Value Unused Used Remarks
5 c on 5 c * *  
10 c on 10 c * *  
30 c on 30 c *** ***  
50 c on 50 c * * Exists with error "CENTIMO"
1 P on 1 F R R  


Block of four "1 PESETA" forgeries. The stamps themselves are also forged (the perforation in the corners doesn't match).


Forgeries, I think the basic stamps are genuine, but the overprint is forged.


Forged "50 CENTIMO" misprint


Forged overprints on already used stamps of France "10 Centimos" and "50 Centimos"

 

1911 Postage due stamps of France surcharged with value and arabic text

  5 (red) on 5 c blue
  10 (red) on 10 c brown
  50 (blue) on 50 c lilac

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
Value Unused Used Remarks
5 on 5 c * *  
10 on 10 c * *  
50 on 50 c * *  

 

1909 Postage due stamps of France "RECOUVREMENTS" overprinted in "CENTIMOS"

  1 c (red) on 1 c green
  10 c on 10 c violet
  30 c on 30 c brown
  50 c on 50 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
Value Unused Used Remarks
1 c on 1 c c c  
10 c on 10 c * *  
30 c on 30 c ** ***  
50 c on 50 c ** ***  

 

1909 Postage due stamps of France "RECOUVREMENTS" surcharged with value and arabic text

  1 (red) on 1 c green
  10 (red) on 10 c violet
  30 (red) on 30 c brown
  50 (blue) on 50 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
Value Unused Used Remarks
1 on 1 c c c  
10 on 10 c c c  
30 on 30 c * *  
50 on 50 c * *  

 

1915 Postage due stamps of France (Recouvrements) surcharged and overprinted with "PROTECTORAT FRANCAIS"


(Reduced size)

  1 c (red) on 1 c olive
  10 c (red) on 10 c violet
  30 c (red) on 30 c brown
  50 c (blue) on 50 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
Value Unused Used Remarks
1 on 1 c * *  
10 on 10 c * *  
30 on 30 c * *  
50 on 50 c * *  

 

1915 Postage due stamps of France with overprint "PROTECTORAT FRANCAIS"

  1 on 1 c black
  5 on 5 c blue
  10 on 10 c brown
  20 on 20 c green
  30 on 30 c red
  50 on 50 c lilac

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
Value Unused Used Remarks
1 on 1 c c c  
5 on 5 c c c  
10 on 10 c c c  
20 on 20 c c c  
30 on 30 c c c  
50 on 50 c c c  

 

1917 Inscription "MAROC CHIFFRE TAXE A PERCEVOIR"


(Reduced size)

  1 c black
  5 c blue
  10 c brown
  20 c green
  30 c red
  50 c violet
  1 F lilac on yellow (thick '1')
  1 F brown (thin '1', 1947?)
  2 F violet (thick '2')
  2 F violet (thin '2', 1947?)
  3 F blue (1945)
  4 F red 
  5 F green
  10 F brown (1945)
  20 F red (1947?)
  30 F black (1947?)

Surcharged (1944)
  '50 c =' on 30 c
  '1 f =' on 10 c brown
  '3 f =' on 10 c brown

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
Value Unused Used Remarks
1 c c c  
5 c vc vc  
10 c c c  
20 c c c  
30 c c c  
50 c c c  
1 F * c  
2 F * *  
With value in 'Dirham' (1965)
  0.05 d green
  0.10 d brown
  0.20 d red
  0.30 d black

Parcel post stamps

1917 Parcel Post Stamps

  5 c green
  10 c red
  20 c brown
  25 c blue
  40 c brown
  50 c red
  75 c grey
  1 F blue
  2 F grey
  5 F lilac
  10 F black

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
Value Unused Used Remarks
5 c vc vc  
10 c vc vc  
20 c vc vc  
25 c vc vc  
40 c c c  
50 c c c  
75 c c c  
1 F c c  
2 F * c  
5 F * c  
10 F ** *  

Airmail Stamps

The first airmail stamps in Morocco appeared in 1922 (5 c orange, 25 c blue, 50 c blue, 75 c blue, 75 c green, 80 c brown, 1 F lilac, 1F40 red, 1F90 blue, 2 F violet and 5 F black). The 75 c blue is the rarest of them (***). Example:


(Inscription 'MAROC SERVICE POSTAL AERIEN', aeroplane over Casablanca)


Fiscal Stamps

Examples:

In the above design I have seen 10 c and 25 c (both in colour brown with the value in blue).

In the above design with "QUITTANCES" added I have seen 10 c, 20 c and 25 c (all in dark brown with blue inscriptions).

 


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