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NORTH BORNEO 1893-1910

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1893 Various designs, inscription "STATE OF NORTH BORNEO"

  1 c olive and black (Dajak hunter)
  2 c red and black (deer)
  3 c violet and green (palm tree)
  5 c red and black (feasant)
  6 c olive and black (arms)
  8 c lilac and black (sailship)
  12 c blue and black (crocodile)
  18 c green and black (mount 'Kili Balu')
  24 c red and blue (arms)

All these stamps exist cancelled to order.

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
1 c c c  
2 c c *  
3 c c *  
5 c c *  
6 c c *  
8 c c *  
12 c * **  
18 c * **  
24 c * **  


Forgeries with cancel "IMITATION"; most likely a product of the Japanese forger Kamigata

 

1897 Various designs as 1897 issue, inscription "STATE OF NORTH BORNEO" with Chinese and Malay text added

4 c green and black 24 c red and blue 'POSTAGE REVENUE' 18 c green and black 'postage revenue'

  1 c olive and black (Dajak hunter)
  2 c red and black (deer)
  2 c green and black (deer, 1900)
  3 c lilac and green (palm tree)
  4 c green and black (orang utan, 1899)
  4 c red and black (orang utan, 1900)
  5 c red and black (feasant)
  6 c olive and black (arms)
  8 c lilac and black (sailship)
  10 c grey and brown (bear, 1901)
  12 c blue and black (crocodile)
  16 c brown and green (railway, 1901)
  18 c green and black (mountain, inscription 'POSTAL REVENUE')
  18 c green and black (mountain, inscription 'POSTAGE& REVENUE')
  24 c red and blue (arms)
  24 c red and blue (arms, 'POSTAGE & REVENUE' added)

These stamps exist cancelled to order. A non-issued 5 c bue and black exists.

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
1 c c c  
2 c red and black c *  
2 c green and black * *  
3 c * *  
4 c green and black c *  
4 c red and black * *  
5 c * *  
6 c * *  
8 c * *  
10 c * **  
12 c * **  
16 c * **  
18 c * ** 'POSTAL REVENUE'
18 c * ** 'POSTAGE & REVENUE'
24 c * **  
24 c * ** 'POSTAGE & REVENUE' added
Surcharged

4 c on 8 c lilac and black

  '4 CENTS' on 5 c red and black (1899)
  '4 cents' on 5 c red and black (1904)
  '4 CENTS' on 6 c olive and black (1899)
  '4 cents' on 6 c olive and black (1904)
  '4 CENTS' on 8 c lilac and black (1899)
  '4 cents' on 8 c lilac and black (1904)
  '4 CENTS' on 12 c blue and black (1899)
  '4 cents' on 12 c blue and black (1904)
  '4 CENTS' on 18 c green and black (1899)
  '4 cents' on 18 c green and black (1904)
  '4 CENTS' on 24 c red and blue (1899)
  '4 cents' on 24 c red and blue (1904)

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
'4 CENTS' on 5 c * *  
'4 cents' on 5 c * *** cancelled to order: *
'4 CENTS' on 6 c * *  
'4 cents' on 6 c * *** cancelled to order: *
'4 CENTS' on 8 c * *  
'4 cents' on 8 c * *** cancelled to order: *
'4 CENTS' on 12 c * *  
'4 cents' on 12 c * *** cancelled to order: *
'4 CENTS' on 18 c * *  
'4 cents' on 18 c * *** cancelled to order: *
'4 CENTS' on 24 c * *  
'4 cents' on 24 c * *** cancelled to order: *
Overprinted 'BRITISH PROTECTORATE' (1901)

5 c red and black

10 c grey and brown
(Reduced size)

  1 c olive and black (overprint red)
  2 c green and black (overprint red)
  3 c lilac and green
  4 c red and black (overprint green)
  5 c red and black (overprint green)
  6 c olive and black (overprint red)
  8 c lilac and black (overprint blue)
  10 c grey and brown (overprint red, 1902)
  12 c blue and black (overprint red)
  16 c brown and green (1902)
  18 c green and black (overprint red)
  24 c red and 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
1 c c c  
2 c c c  
3 c c *  
4 c c c  
5 c * *  
6 c * *  
8 c * *  
10 c * *  
12 c * *  
16 c * **  
18 c * **  
24 c * *  

 

1909 Various designs

6 c green and black 24 c lilac and black

  1 c brown and black (tapir)
  2 c green and black (tree)
  2 c red and black (tree, 1926)
  3 c red and black (view of Jesselton, nowadays called Kota Kinabalu)
  3 c green and black (view of Jesselton, 1922)
  4 c red and black (group of persons)
  5 c brown and black (elephant)
  6 c green and black (rhinoceros)
  8 c red and black (cow)
  10 c blue and black (wild boar)
  12 c blue and black (cacatou)
  16 c red and black (bird; hornbill)
  18 c green and black (cow)
  24 c lilac and black

These stamps exist cancelled to order

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
1 c vc vc  
2 c green and black c c  
2 c red and black vc vc  
3 c red and black c c  
3 c green and black c c  
4 c c c  
5 c c c  
6 c c c  
8 c c c  
10 c c c  
12 c c c  
16 c c c  
18 c ** **  
24 c * *  
Surcharged

  '2 cents' on 3 c red and black (1916)
  'THREE - CENTS -' on 4 c red and black (1923)
  '4 cents' (red) on 6 c green and black (1916)
  '10 cents' (red) on 12 c blue and black (1916)
  '20 CENTS' (red) on 18 c green and black (1909)

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 on 3 c ** **  
3 c on 4 c * *  
4 c on 6 c ** **  
10 c on 12 c ** **  
20 c on 18 c c c  
Overprinted with a Maltese cross (1916)


(Reduced sizes)

  1 c brown and black
  2 c green and black
  3 c red and black
  4 c red and black
  5 c brown and black
  6 c green and black
  8 c red and black
  10 c blue and black
  12 c blue and black
  16 c red and black
  24 c lilac and black

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
1 c * *  
2 c to 10 c ** **  
12 c to 24 c *** ***  
Overprinted with a Maltese cross and surcharged (1916)
  '20 CENTS' on 18 c green and black

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
20 c on 18 c *** ***  
Overprinted 'RED CROSS' and surcharged (1918)

  'TWO CENTS' on 1 c brown and black
  'TWO CENTS' on 2 c green and black
  'TWO CENTS' on 3 c red and black
  'TWO CENTS' on 4 c red and black
  'TWO CENTS' on 5 c brown and black
  'TWO CENTS' on 6 c green and black
  'TWO CENTS' on 8 c red and black
  'TWO CENTS' on 10 c blue and black
  'TWO CENTS' on 12 c blue and black
  'TWO CENTS' on 16 c red and black
  'TWO CENTS' on 24 c lilac and black

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 on 1 c * *  
2 c on 2 c c c  
2 c on 3 c * *  
2 c on 4 c c c  
2 c on 5 c * *  
2 c on 6 c * *  
2 c on 8 c * *  
2 c on 10 c * *  
2 c on 12 c * *  
2 c on 16 c * *  
2 c on 24 c * *  
Overprinted with red cross and surcharged in red (1918)

  'FOUR CENTS' on 1 c brown and black
  'FOUR CENTS' on 2 c green and black
  'FOUR CENTS' on 3 c red and black
  'FOUR CENTS' on 4 c red and black
  'FOUR CENTS' on 5 c brown and black
  'FOUR CENTS' on 6 c green and black
  'FOUR CENTS' on 8 c red and black
  'FOUR CENTS' on 10 c blue and black
  'FOUR CENTS' on 12 c blue and black
  'FOUR CENTS' on 16 c red and black
  'FOUR CENTS' on 24 c lilac and black

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
4 c on 1 c to
4 c on 4 c
c c  
4 c on 5 c to
4 c on 16 c
* *  
4 c on 24 c ** **  

Some of these stamps were overprinted "MALAYA-BORNEO EXHIBITION 1922" in 1922. This overprint can be considered as a private overprint.

 

North Borneo 1911 onwards and miscellaneous


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