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1906 Stamps of Ceylon (Edward VII), overprinted 'MALDIVES'

5 c lilac

  2 c brown
  3 c green
  4 c yellow and blue
  5 c lilac
  15 c blue
  25 c brown

For the specialist; these stamps have watermark 'Multiple Crown CA'.

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
2 c ** **  
3 c ** **  
4 c *** ***  
5 c * *  
15 c *** ***  
25 c R R  

Forged overprints exist, example:


(Forged overprint on a 2 c Ceylon stamp)


Two other dangerous forged overprints

1909 Tower

  2 c brown
  2 c grey
  3 c green
  3 c brown
  5 c lilac
  10 c red
  10 c green

Slightly different design (with only value nomination at right hand side)

  6 c red
  15 c black
  25 c brown
  50 c lilac
  1 R 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
2 c brown c c Watermark multiple crosses
2 c grey vc vc Watermark 'Harrison & Sons London'
3 c green c c Watermark multiple crosses
3 c brown c c Watermark 'Harrison & Sons London'
5 c c c Watermark multiple crosses
6 c c c Watermark 'Harrison & Sons London'
10 c red * * Watermark multiple crosses
10 c green c c Watermark 'Harrison & Sons London'
15 c c c Watermark 'Harrison & Sons London'
25 c * * Watermark 'Harrison & Sons London'
50 c * * Watermark 'Harrison & Sons London'
1 R * * Watermark 'Harrison & Sons London'

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