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Before 1907 stamps of Gibraltar were used overprinted 'Morocco Agencies'.

1907 Stamps of Great Britain (King Edward) overprinted 'MOROCCO AGENCIES', surcharged in Spanish value

  5 c on 1/2 p green
  10 c on 1 p red
  15 c on 1 1/2 p lilac and green
  20 c on 2 p green and red
  25 c on 2 1/2 p blue
  40 c on 4 p brown and green (1908)
  40 c on 4 p orange (1910)
  50 c on 5 p lilac and blue
  1 P on 10 p red and lilac
  3 P on 2 Sh 6 p lilac
  6 P on 5 Sh red
  12 P on 10 Sh blue

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 1/2 p * *  
10 c on 1 p * *  
15 c on 1 1/2 p ** **  
20 c on 2 p ** *  
25 c on 2 1/2 p *** *** Exists with perforation 14 and 15 x 14
40 c on 4 p brown and green *** ***  
40 c on 4 p orange ** ** 1910
50 c on 5 p *** ***  
1 P on 10 p *** ***  
3 P on 2 Sh 6 p R R  
6 P on 5 Sh RR RR  
12 P on 10 Sh RR RR  

 

1907 Stamps of Great Britain (King Edward) overprinted 'MOROCCO AGENCIES', no surcharge

  1/2 p green
  1 p red
  2 p green and red
  4 p brown and green
  4 p orange (1912)
  6 p lilac
  1 Sh red and green
  2 Sh 6 p 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
1/2 p * *  
1 p * *  
2 p *** ***  
4 p brown and green *** ***  
4 p orange ** *  
6 p *** **  
1 Sh *** ***  
2 Sh 6 p RR RR  

 

1911 Stamps of Great Britain of 1911 (King George) overprinted 'MOROCCO AGENCIES' and surcharged

  5 c on 1/2 p green
  10 c on 1 p 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
5 c on 1/2 p * *  
10 c on 1 p * *  

 

1912 Stamps of Great Britain (King George) overprinted 'MOROCCO AGENCIES'

On stamps with lined background behind King

  1/2 p green
  1 p red
  1 1/2 p brown
  2 p orange
  2 1/2 p blue
  3 p violet
  4 p green
  6 p lilac
  1 Sh brown
  2 Sh 6 p brown
  5 Sh red (1931)

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
1/2 p c c Exists on two different watermarks
1 p c c  
1 1/2 p * *  
2 p * * Exists on two different watermarks
2 1/2 p * * 1925?
3 p * *  
4 p ** *  
6 p ** **  
1 Sh ** ** Exists on two different watermarks
2 Sh 6 p *** ***  
On stamps with solid background behind King

  1 p red
  1 1/2 p brown
  2 p orange
  2 1/2 p blue
  3 p violet
  4 p green
  1 Sh brown

 

1914 Stamps of Great Britain (King George V) overprinted 'MOROCCO AGENCIES' and surcharged (lower values in 'CENTIMES')

On stamps with lined background behind head of King

  3 c on 1/2 c green (overprint red)
  5 c on 1/2 c green 
  10 c on 1 p red 
  15 c on 1 1/2 p brown 
  20 c on 2 p orange
  25 c on 2 1/2 p blue 
  40 c on 4 p green
  50 c on 5 p brown
  75 c on 9 p green
  1 F on 10 p blue
  1.50 F on 1 Sh brown (1932)
  3 F on 2 Sh 6 p brown
  6 F on 5 Sh red (1932)

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
3 c on 1/2 p c c  
5 c on 1/2 p c vc  
10 c on 1 p c c  
15 c on 1 1/2 p c c  
20 c on 2 p * *  
25 c on 2 1/2 p c c  
40 c on 4 p c c  
50 c on 5 p * c  
75 c on 9 p * *  
1 F on 10 p * *  
3 F on 2 Sh 6 p ** **  
6 F on 5 Sh ** **  
On stamps with solid background behind head of King (1934)

  5 c on 1/2 p green 
  10 c on 1 p red
  15 c on 1 1/2 p brown
  25 c on 2 1/2 p blue
  40 c on 4 p green
  50 c on 5 p brown
  90 c on 9 p green
  1 F on 10 p blue
  1.50 F on 1 Sh brown

 

 

1925 Stamps of Great Britain, surcharged in 'CENTIMOS' instead of 'CENTIMES' or 'PESETAS'

On stamps with lined background behind King

Morocco Agencies

  3 c on 1/2 p green
  5 c on 1/2 p green
  10 c on 1 p red
  15 c on 1 1/2 p brown
  25 c on 2 1/2 p blue
  40 c on 4 p green
  1 P on 10 p blue
  3 P (red or black) on 2 Sh 6 p brown
  6 P on 5 Sh red
  12 P (red) on 10 Sh blue

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
3 c on 1/2 p c c Only used in Tetuan and Laroche
5 c on 1/2 c c c  
10 c on 1 p c c  
15 c on 1 1/2 p c c  
25 c on 2 1/2 p * *  
40 c on 4 p * *  
1 P on 10 p *** ***  
3 P on 2 Sh 6 p *** ***  
On stamps with solid background behind King

  5 c on 1/2 p green 
  10 c on 1 p red
  15 c on 1 1/2 p brown
  20 c on 2 p orange
  25 c on 2 1/2 p blue
  40 c on 4 p green
  50 c on 5 p brown
  1 P on 10 p blue

 

1927 Stamps of Great Britain (King George V), overprinted 'TANGIER'

On stamps with lined background
  1/2 p green
  1 p red
  1 1/2 p brown
  2 p orange
On stamps with solid background (1934)

  1/2 p green
  1 p red
  1 1/2 p brown

On stamps with solid background 'TANGIER' twice vertically
  1/2 p green
  1 p red
  1 1/2 p brown

 

1935 King George V, Jubilee issue

Overprinted 'MOROCCO AGENCIES'
  1/2 p green
  1 p red
  1 1/2 p brown
  2 1/2 p blue (red overprint)

Overprinted 'TANGIER' twice
  1/2 p green
  1 p red
  1 1/2 p brown

Overprinted 'MOROCCO AGENCIES' and surcharged in 'CENTIMOS'
  5 c on 1/2 p green
  10 c on 1 p red
  15 c on 1 1/2 p brown
  25 c on 2 1/2 p blue

Overprinted 'MOROCCO AGENCIES' and surcharged in 'CENTIMES'
  5 c on 1/2 p green
  10 c on 1 p red
  15 c on 1 1/2 p brown
  25 c on 2 1/2 p blue

 

1936 King Edward VIII


(Tangier and Morocco Agencies)

Overprinted 'MOROCCO AGENCIES'
  1 p red
  2 1/2 p blue

Overprinted 'MOROCCO AGENCIES' and surcharged in 'CENTIMOS'
  5 c on 1/2 p green
  10 c on 1 p red
  15 c on 1 1/2 p brown
  25 c on 2 1/2 p blue

Overprinted 'MOROCCO AGENCIES' and surcharged in 'CENTIMES'
  5 c on 1/2 p green
  15 c on 1 1/2 p brown

Overprinted 'TANGIER'
  1/2 p green
  1 p red
  1 1/2 p brown

 

1937 Coronation stamp of Great Britain with King George VI, inscription '12 MAY 1937', overprinted

  'MOROCCO AGENCIES 15 CENTIMOS' (blue) on 1 1/2 p brown 
  'MOROCCO AGENCIES 15 CENTIMES' (blue) on 1 1/2 p brown
  'TANGIER' (blue, twice) on 1 1/2 p brown

 

More stamps were issued after 1937.


Example

 

1946 Victory stamps of Great Britain of 1946, overprinted 'TANGIER'

  2 1/2 p blue 
  3 p violet 

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