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One of the German States. A Grand Duchy in the north of Germany. It issued stamps from 1851 to 1867, it used the stamps of the North German Confederation afterwards.

Click here for the stamps of the Oldenburg 1851 issue.

1858 Arms, black on coloured paper, imperforated

1 g black on blue 2 g black on red Certified genuine

  1/3 Gr black on green
  1 Gr black on blue
  2 Gr black on red
  3 Gr black on yellow

Forgeries exist. For more information click here.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
1/3 gRRRRRR 
1 gRR*** 
2 gRRRRRR 
3 gRRRRRR 

 

1860 Arms as 1859 issue, but couloured on white paper, imperforated

Genuine 2 g red 3 g yellow3 g yellow

  1/3 Gr green
  1 Gr blue
  2 Gr red
  3 Gr yellow

Forgeries exist. For more information click here.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
1/3 gRRRRRR 
1 gRRRR 
2 gRRRRRR 
3 gRRRRRR 

 

1860 Similar to previous issue, but shield on coloured background and different frame

1/2 g brown Genuine

  1/4 g orange
  1/2 g brown

The 1/4 g is cheaper in unused condition (worth about ten times less unused); therefore many forged cancels exist!

Forgeries exist. For more information click here.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
1/4 gRRRRRR 
1/2 gRRRRRR 

 

1862 Arms in oval, rouletted, embossed in the center

1/3 g green 1/2 g orange 2 g blue, 3 g brown

  1/3 Gr green
  1/2 Gr orange
  1 Gr red
  2 Gr blue
  3 Gr brown

Specialists distinghuish two different kinds of rouletted stamps for this issue (broad and narrow).

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
1/3 g***RR 
1/2 g***RR 
1 g***** 
2 g**RR 
3 g***RR 

Typical cancels:

1/2 g orange 2 g blue

Uncancelled stamps are cheaper than cancelled stamps. Careful with forged cancels!


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