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FRENCH GUYANA, Miscellaneous

Guyane Franšaise (french colony in South America)

Return To Catalogue - 1886-1892 issues - French Guyana 1893-1920 - France

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Postage due stamps


Postage due stamps of the French colonies, with "CAYENNE GUYANE" or "CAYENNE GUYANE - FRANCAISE" cancels.


French colonies, postage due stamps, Fournier forgeries, second type, with a "CAYENNE 2 JUIN 92 GUYANE" forged cancel


A sheet with forged cancels of the French colonies made by the forger Fournier, with a "CAYENNE 2 JUIN 92 GUYANE" forged cancel (5th row, first cancel).


A Fournier forgery of the 1 F with a forged "CAYENNE 13 ??? GUYANE" cancel.

 

1925 Stamps of France overprinted "GUYANE FRANCAISE"

  5 c blue
  10 c brown
  20 c green
  50 c brown
  3 F red (1927)

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 c c  
10 c c c  
20 c c c  
50 c * *  
3 F ** **  
With overprint 'centimes a percevoir' or 'franc a percevoir' and value

  15 c on 20 c green
  25 c on 5 c blue
  30 c on 20 c green
  45 c on 10 c brown
  60 c on 5 c blue
  1 F on 20 c green
  2 F on 50 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
15 c on 20 c c c  
25 c on 5 c c c  
30 c on 20 c c c  
45 c on 10 c * *  
60 c on 5 c * *  
1 F on 20 c * *  
2 F on 50 c ** **  

 

1929 Palm trees or Creole woman, inscription "A PERCEVOIR"


(1929 issue)

Palm trees
  5 c blue and green
  10 c brown and blue
  20 c green and red
  30 c brown and red
  50 c lilac and brown
  60 c red and brown

Creole woman
  1 F blue and brown
  2 F red and green
  3 F lilac and black

These stamps exist with overprint 'TERRITOIRE DE L'ININI' for Inini.

 

1947 Various symbols in a circle, inscription "TIMBRE TAXE GUYANE FRANCAISE"

  10 c red
  30 c green
  ....

Airmail stamps

All these stamps are very rare, examples:

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(Image obtained from a Francois Feldman auction)

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I have seen forgeries of the above 75 c TAG label, made by the Hialeah forger (recent forgeries made with a scanner and printer, offered in large quantities on Ebay).

 

1933 Aeroplane above island, inscription "POSTE AERIENNE"

  50 c brown
  1 F green
  1.50 F blue
  2 F orange
  3 F black
  5 F violet
  10 F olive
  20 F red

 

1939 French revolution commemoration, Bastille, design identical to many other French colonies

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  5 F + 4 F black and red

 

1942 "QUINZAINE IMPERIALE"

  1.20 F + 1.80 F blue and red 

 

1942 Plane above waves, inscription "FRANCE LIBRE RF", design identical to many other French colonies

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  50 F green
  100 F lilac

 

1946 Angel over Arc de Triomphe with tanks, design identical to many other French Colonies

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  8 F grey

 

1946 Battle fields, "DU TCHAD AU RHIN", various designs, identical to many other French Colonies, inscription "POSTE AERIENNE"

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  5 F grey
  10 F red
  15 F brown
  20 F green
  25 F brown
  50 F violet

Fiscal stamps

Examples:

In the above design exist:
CONNAISSEMENT: 2 F blue,
DIMENSION: 50 c blue, 1 F blue and 1.50 F blue
DOUANES: 5 c green, 5 c black on green, 25 c green, 25 c black on green, 75 c green and 75 c black on green, also 'quittances' on 25 c black on green,
QUITTANCES: 10 c red and 10 c blue
TRESOR: 20 c red (two types; 'DU TRESOR' or 'TRESOR' at the bottom).

Other fiscal stamps exist, please contact me if you have any pictures of those, so I can include them in the next version of the catalogue.


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