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FRENCH GUINEA

(Guinee Francaise, French Colony in Africa)

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Stamp of the French Colonies used in Guine.


1892 French colonies type (so-called 'Tablet' issue), inscription 'GUINEE FRANCAISE' in different colour

10 c red 50 c red

  1 c black
  2 c brown on yellowish
  4 c brown
  5 c green
  10 c black
  10 c red
  15 c blue
  15 c grey
  20 c red on yellow
  25 c black
  25 c blue
  30 c brown
  40 c orange
  50 c red
  50 c brown on blue
  75 c lilac
  1 F green

These stamps have perforation 14 x 13 1/2. For stamps in the same Tablet design, but for other French colonies, 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 c** 
2 c** 
4 c** 
5 c**** 
10 c black ****** 
10 c redRRRR1900
15 c blue******With background pattern
15 c greyRRRR1900
20 c ****** 
25 c black ***** 
25 c blueRR1900
30 cRR 
40 cRR 
50 c redRR 
50 c brown on blue RR1900
75 cRRRR 
1 FRR 

surcharged (1912)

  '05' on 2 c brown
  '05' on 4 c brown
  '05' (red) on 15 c blue
  '05' on 20 c red on green
  '05' (red) on 30 c brown
  '10' on 40 c red
  '10' on 75 c lilac

All the above surcharges exists with a larger space between '0' and '5' or '1' and '0' (R to RR).

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
05 on 2 c****** 
05 on 4 c** 
05 on 15 c** 
05 on 20 c****** 
05 on 30 c****** 
10 on 40 c**** 
10 on 75 cRRExists with double overprint: RR

I have seen postcards in the same design in the values: 15 c blue and 25 c black.

Fournier has made forgeries of these stamps, examples:

Fournier forgery!
(Reduced size)

For more information on these forgeries click here.

 

1905 Native shepherd

  1 c black on green
  2 c brown on yellow
  4 c red on blue
  5 c green on green
  10 red
  15 c lilac on red
  20 c red on green
  25 c blue
  30 c brown
  40 c red on yellow
  50 c brown on blue
  75 c green on orange
  1 F green
  2 F red on orange
  5 F green on green

These stamps have perforation 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
1 c** 
2 c** 
4 c**** 
5 c***** 
10 c****** 
15 c****** 
20 cRRRR 
25 cRR 
30 cRRRR 
40 cRRRR 
50 cRRRR 
75 cRRRR 
1 FRRRR 
2 FRRRR 
5 FRRRR 

Surcharged
  '05' on 2 c brown on yellow
  '05' on 4 c red on blue
  '05' on 15 c lilac on red
  '05' on 20 c red on green
  '05' (red) on 25 c blue
  '05' (red) on 30 c brown
  '10' on 40 c red on yellow
  '10' (red) on 50 c brown on blue

All the above surcharges exists with a larger space between '0' and '5' or '1' and '0' (R to RR).

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
05 on 2 c** 
05 on 4 c** 
05 on 15 c** 
05 on 20 c**** 
05 on 25 c**** 
05 on 30 c****** 
10 on 40 c****** 
10 on 50 c****** 

 

1906 General Faidherbe, palm trees and dr. Ballay, country name in red or blue

General Faidherbe

  1 c grey
  2 c brown
  4 c brown on blue
  5 c green
  10 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
1 ccc 
2 c** 
4 c** 
5 c** 
10 c**** 

Palm trees

50 c black

  20 c black on grey
  25 c blue
  30 c brown on yellow
  35 c black on yellow
  45 c brown on green
  50 c violet
  75 c blue on orange

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
20 c****** 
25 c****** 
30 c****** 
35 c**** 
45 c****** 
50 cRR 
75 c****** 

Dr. Balley

2 Fr blue

  1 F black on blue
  2 F blue on red
  5 F red on yellow

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 F****** 
2 FRR 
5 FRRRR 

 

1913 Landscape and people with river

  1 c violet and blue
  2 c brown
  4 c grey and black
  5 c green
  5 c lilac and green (1922)
  10 c orange and red
  10 c green (1922)
  10 c lilac and red (1926)
  15 c lilac and red
  15 c green (1926)
  20 c brown and violet
  20 c green (1926)
  20 c red and brown 
  25 c blue
  25 c black and violet (1922)
  30 c lilac and green
  30 c orange and red (1922)
  30 c red and green (1926)
  30 c green 
  35 c blue and red
  40 c green and grey
  45 c brown and orange
  50 c blue and black
  50 c blue (1922)
  50 c brown and olive (1926)
  60 c violet on red (1926)
  65 c brown and blue (1926)
  75 c red and blue
  75 c blue (1926)
  75 c red and green 
  85 c green and lilac (1926)
  90 c brown and red (1930)
  1 F violet and black
  1 F 10 violet and brown 
  1 F 25 violet and orange (1933)
  1 F 50 blue (1930)
  1 F 75 brown and lilac (1933)
  2 F orange and brown
  3 F red (1930)
  5 F black and violet
  5 F blue and black (1922)

These stamps have perforation 13 1/2 x 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
1 cvcvc 
2 cvcc 
4 cvcc 
5 c green** 
5 c lilac and green vcvc 
10 c orange and red *c 
10 c green** 
10 c lilac and redcc 
15 c lilac and redccTwo shades
15 c greencc 
20 c brown and violet ** 
20 c green** 
20 c red and browncc 
25 c blue**** 
25 c black and violetcc 
30 c lilac and green***** 
30 c orange and red** 
30 c red and green** 
30 c greencc 
35 c** 
40 ccc 
45 ccc 
50 c blue and blackR*** 
50 c blue** 
50 c brown and olivecc 
60 c** 
65 c** 
75 c red and blue****** 
75 c blue** 
75 c red and green** 
85 c** 
90 c** 
1 F** 
1.10 F** 
1.50 F** 
2 F** 
3 F*** 
5 F black and violetRR 
5 F blue and black***** 

Surcharged (red cross issue, 1922)

  '+5c' on 10 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
'+5c' on 10 c** 
Surcharged

  '= 25 c' (red) on 2 F orange and brown (1924)
  '= 25 c' on 5 F blue and black (1924)
  '60 = 60' on 75 c violet on red (1922)
  '65 = 65' on 75 c red and blue (1925)
  '85 = 85' on 75 c red and blue (1925)
  '90c' and bars on 75 c red (1927)
  '1f25' and bars (red) on 1 F blue (1926)
  '1f50' and bars on 1 F blue (1927)
  '3f' and bars on 5 F red and black (1927)
  '10f' and bars on 5 F blue and green (1927)
  '20f' and bars on 5 F lilac and brown on lilac (1927)

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
25 c on 2 F** 
25 c on 5 F** 
60 c on 75 c** 
65 c on 75 c** 
85 c on 75 c** 
90 c on 75 c** 
1F25 on 1 F** 
1F50 on 1 F** 
3 F on 5 F**** 
10 F on 5 F****** 
20 F on 5 F****** 

Postage due stamps

1905 Woman from French Guinea, inscription 'TAXE'

50 c black 60 c orange

  5 c blue
  10 c brown
  15 c green
  30 c red
  50 c black
  60 c orange
  1 F violet

These stamps have perforation 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
5 c** 
10 c** 
15 c** 
30 c**** 
50 c****** 
60 c****** 
1 FRR 

 

1906 Inscription 'AFRIQUE OCC FRANCAISE GUINEE TAXE A PERCEVOIR, beach and heads

5 c green 10 c brown 15 c blue 20 c black on yellow

  5 c green
  10 c brown
  15 c blue
  20 c black on yellow
  30 c red
  50 c violet
  60 c black on brown
  1 F black

These stamps have perforation 13 1/2 x 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
5 cRR 
10 c** 
15 c**** 
20 c**** 
30 c****** 
50 c****** 
60 c****** 
1 F****** 

1914 New type, number, inscription 'CHIFFRE TAXE A PERCEVOIR'

  5 c green
  10 c red
  15 c grey
  20 c brown
  30 c blue
  50 c black
  60 c red
  1 F violet

Surcharged (1927)
  '2F' on 1 F lilac
  '3F' on 1 F brown

These stamps have perforation 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
5 cvcc 
10 ccc 
15 ccc 
20 ccc 
30 ccc 
50 cc* 
60 cc* 
1 F** 
2 F on 1 F** 
3 F on 1 F*** 


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