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1906 General Faidherbe, palm trees and Dr Balley, country name in red or blue

General Faidherbe


(Reduced size)

  1 c black
  2 c brown
  4 c brown on blue
  5 c green
  10 c red

Palm tree


(Reduced size)

  25 c blue
  30 c brown
  35 c black on yellow
  40 c red on blue
  45 c brown on green
  50 c violet
  75 c blue on orange

Dr. Balley

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

These stamps are perforated 14 x 13 1/2 or 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 ccc 
2 ccc 
4 c*c 
5 ccc 
10 c** 
20 c****** 
25 c** 
30 cRR 
35 c** 
40 c** 
45 c** 
50 c**** 
75 c**** 
1 F****** 
2 F****** 
5 FRR 

Forgeries of the higher values exist, example:

Note that the perforation in the corners is not as perfect as in the genuine stamp. For more examples of these forgeries, click here.

 

1913 Man in desert, inscription 'MAURITANIE AFRIQUE OCCIDENTALE FRANCAISE'

  1 c lilac and brown
  2 c black and blue
  4 c violet and black
  5 c green
  5 c lilac and red (1922)
  10 c red and orange
  10 c green (1922)
  10 c lilac on blue (1926)
  15 c brown and black
  20 c brown and orange
  25 c blue
  25 c green and red (1922)
  30 c green and red
  30 c red and orange (1922)
  30 c grey and yellow (1926)
  30 c green (1928)
  35 c brown and violet
  40 c grey and green
  45 c orange and brown
  50 c lilac and red
  50 c blue
  50 c green and blue (1926)
  60 c violet on red (1925)
  65 c brown and blue (1925)
  75 c blue and brown
  85 c blue and brown (1925)
  90 c brown and red (1930)
  1 F red and black
  1 F 10 violet and red (1928)
  1 F 25 blue and brown (1933)
  1 F 50 blue (1930)
  1 F 75 green and red (1933)
  2 F orange and violet
  3 F red (1930)
  5 F violet and blue

Red cross issue

  '+5c' on 10 c red and orange
  '+5c' on 15 c brown and black

Surcharged

  '= 25c =' on 2 F orange and violet (1924)
  '= 60 60 =' on 75 c violet on red (1922)
  '= 65 65 =' on 15 c brown and black (1925)
  '= 85 85 =' on 75 c blue and brown (1925)
  '= 90c =' on 75 c red (1927)
  '= 1f25 =' (red) on 1 F blue (1926)
  '= 1f50 =' on 1 F blue (1927)
  '= 3f =' on 5 F brown and lilac (1927)
  '= 10f =' on 5 F red and green (1927)
  '= 20f =' on 5 F violet and orange (1927)

These stamps are perforated 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 cvcvc 
2 cvcvc 
4 cvcvc 
5 c greencc 
5 c lilac and redvcvc1922
10 c red and orange ** 
10 c greencc1922
10 c lilac on bluevcvc1926
15 ccc 
20 cvcvc 
25 c blue** 
25 c green and redcc1922
30 c green and red** 
30 c red and orange**1922
30 c grey and yellow cc1926
30 c greencc1928
35 ccc 
40 ccc 
45 ccc 
50 c lilac and red** 
50 c bluecc1922
50 c green and bluecc1926
60 ccc1925
65 ccc1925
75 ccc 
85 ccc1925
90 ccc1930
1 Fcc 
1F10**1928
1F25cc1933
1F50cc1930
1F75*c1933
3 F**1930
2 F** 
5 F** 
Red Cross issue
5 c + 10 ccc 
5 c + 15 ccc 
Surcharged
25 c on 2 F**1924
60 on 75 ccc1922
65 on 15 ccc1925
85 on 75 ccc1925
90 c on 75 ccc1927
1F25 on 1 F**1926
1F50 on 1 F**1927
3 F on 5 F**1927
10 F on 5 F****1927
20 F on 5 F******1927

 

The next series issued in Mauritania was dedicated to the colonial exhibition in Paris (1931, 4 values; 40 c, 50 c, 90 c and 1 F 50).


Postage due stamps

1906 Inscription 'Afrique Occ Francaise a percevoir' in blue or red 'MAURITANIE'


(Reduced sizes)

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

These stamps are perforated 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 ccc 
10 cc* 
15 c** 
20 c** 
30 c** 
50 c** 
60 c** 
1 F*** 

 

1914 New design

  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

  '2 F' on 1 F lilac (1927)
  '3 F' on 1 F brown (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
5 cvcvc 
10 cvcvc 
15 cvcvc 
20 ccc 
30 ccc 
50 ccc 
60 ccc 
1 Fcc 
Surcharged
2 F on 1 F**1927
3 F on 1 F**1927


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