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(french colony in Africa)

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Stamps of the French colonies used in Senegal, example:


('SNG' surrounded by dots, Senegal cancel)


(Normal Senegal cancel, used in 1888)


1887 Stamps of the French colonies of 1881 surcharged:

'5' on 30 c brown

  '5' (5 types) on 20 c red on green
  '5' (3 types) on 30 c brown
  '10' (4 types) on 4 c brown
  '10' (7 types) on 20 c red on green
  '15' (9 types) on 20 c red on green

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
Cheapest types
'5' on 20 c****** 
'5' on 30 c****** 
'10' on 4 c****** 
'10' on 20 cRRRR 
'15' on 20 c****** 

 

1892 Stamps of the French colonies of 1881 surcharged and overprinted 'Senegal'

'75 SENEGAL' on 15 c blue '1 F SENEGAL' on 5 c green

  '75' on 15 c blue
  '1 F' on 5 c green
The word 'Senegal' exists overprinted in 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
'75' on 15 cRRRed overprint: RRR
'1 F' on 5 cRRRed overprint: RR

Some forged overprints with surcharges in red:

Bogus overprints:


(Bogus 'SENEGAL' overprint on stamps of the French Colonies, I've also seen this overprint on the values1 c, 4 c, 5 c and 15 c )

 

1893 French colonies type, inscription 'SENEGAL ET DEPENDANCES' in red or blue

1 c black on blue 4 c brown 5 c dark green 5 c light green

  1 c black on blue
  2 c brown on yellowish
  4 c brown
  5 c green (2 different shades)
  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

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
5 ccc 
2 c** 
4 ccc 
5 cccGreen or light green (1900?)
10 c black** 
10 c red*c 
15 c blue*cWith security underprint
15 c grey*c 
20 c** 
25 c black*c 
25 c blue****** 
30 c** 
40 c*** 
50 c red*** 
50 c brown on blue ****** 
75 c**** 
1 F**** 

Surcharged with bar and value (1903)

5 on 40 c orange and 10 on 1 F green

  5 on 40 c orange
  10 on 50 c red
  10 on 75 c lilac
  10 on 1 F green

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 on 40 c** 
10 on 50 c**** 
10 on 75 c*** 
10 on 1 F***** 
Surcharged with '05' or '10' (1912)

  '05' (red) on 15 c grey
  '05' on 20 c red on green
  '05' on 30 c brown
  '10' on 40 c orange
  '10' on 50 c red
  '10' on 75 c lilac

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 15 ccc 
05 on 20 c** 
05 on 30 cc* 
10 on 40 ccc 
10 on 50 c** 
10 on 75 c**** 


(Fournier forgery)


(Fournier forgeries, stamps, cancels and overprints are forged)

Fournier has made forgeries of this 'Tablet' issue, for more information on these forgeries click here.

 

1906 General Faidherbe, palm trees and dr. Ballay


(Reduced sizes)

Genuine

  1 c grey
  2 c brown
  4 c brown on blue
  5 c green
  10 c red
  20 c black on grey
  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
  1 F black on blue
  2 F blue on red
  5 F red on yellow

Forgeries, examples:

5 F red on yellow Forgery!
The second stamp is a forgery, the first has exactly the same cancel (same date St. LOUIS 19 FEVR 06), so I presume they must be both forgeries!

for more information on these forgeries click here.

1914 People from Senegal

2 F blue and brown

  1 c brown and violet
  2 c black and blue
  4 c grey and brown
  5 c green
  5 c black and red (1922)
  10 c orange and red
  10 c green (1922)
  10 c violet and blue (1925)
  15 c red and lilac
  20 c brown and black
  20 c green (1925)
  20 c grey and blue (1927)
  25 c blue
  25 c red and black (1922)
  30 c black and red
  30 c orange and red (1922)
  30 c brown and blue (1925)
  30 c green (1928)
  35 c orange and violet
  40 c violet and green
  45 c blue and brown
  45 c red and blue (1922)
  45 c red (1925)
  45 c brown and red (1928)
  50 c lilac and blue
  50 c blue (1922)
  50 c red and green (1925)
  60 c violet on red (1925)
  65 c red and green (1928)
  75 c grey and red
  75 c blue (1925)
  75 c red and blue (1926)
  90 c brown and red (1930)
  1 F violet and black
  1 F blue (1925)
  1 F black and blue (1926)
  1 F 10 green and black (1928)
  1 F 25 green and red (1933)
  1 F 50 blue (1930)
  1 F 75 brown and grey (1933)
  2 F red and blue
  2 F blue and brown (1922)
  3 F red (1930)
  5 F green and violet

Red cross issues
  '+5c' on 10 c orange and red (1915)
  '+5c' on 15 c orange and lilac (1918)

Surcharged

0,04 on 15 c red and lilac

  '=0,01 =0,01' on 15 c red and lilac (1922)
  '=0,02 =0,02' (blue) on 15 c red and lilac (1922)
  '=0,04 =0,04' (green) on 15 c red and lilac (1922)
  '=0,05 =0,05' (red) on 15 c red and lilac (1922)
  '= 25 c =' on 5 F green and violet (1924)
  '=60 =60' on 75 c violet on red (1922)
  '=65 =65' on 15 c red and lilac (1925)
  '=85 =85' on 15 c red and lilac (1925)
  '=85 =85' on 75 c grey and red (1925)
  '= 90 c =' on 75 c red (1927)
  '= 1f25 =' (red) on 1 F blue (1926)
  '= 1f50 =' on 1 F blue (1927)
  '= 3f =' on 5 F red and brown (1927)
  '= 10f =' on 5 F blue and red (1927)
  '= 20f =' on 5 F violet and brown (1927)

Special cancel: 'Paquebot Posted at sea Received ....':


(Reduced size)


Postage due stamps

1903 Postage due stamps of french colonies surcharged

10 on 50 c lilac and 10 on 60 c brown on brown

  10 on 50 c lilac
  10 on 60 c brown on brown
  10 on 1 F red on yellow 

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

  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 on red

1915 New type, number, inscription 'CHIFFRE TAXE A PERCEVOIR'


(Reduced sizes)

  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

Phantasy issue

Stamps of the French Colonies with overprint 'SENEGAL' are bogus issues:


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