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Many forgeries exist: see the excellent site http://www.princelystates.com/CurrentIssue/ff-04-01a.shtml for more information.

SIRMOOR

1879 Inscription 'SIRMOOR STATE POSTAGE STAMP'

Without border

  1/4 a green
  1/4 a blue

With border (1892)


Genuine, image obtained from: http://www.princelystates.com/CurrentIssue/ff-04-01d.shtml

  1/4 a green
  1/4 a blue

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
Without border
1/4 a green**** 
1/4 a blue**** 
With border
1/4 a greenc*Two shades of green were issued
1/4 a blue** 

Forgeries exist (see above mentioned website), the next stamps do not have a perforation like border; forgeries:

There also exist forgeries with this border (see above mentioned website for more details).


Left genuine, right forgery, images obtained from: http://www.princelystates.com/CurrentIssue/ff-04-01d.shtml


(Forgery)

 

1885 Head in ellipse

  3 p brown
  3 p orange
  6 p green
  1 a blue
  2 a 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
3 p browncc 
3 p orangecc1888
6 pcc 
1 ac* 
2 a** 

These stamps exist with overprint 'On S S S' to be used as official stamps (many different types of this overprint exist):

 

1894 Elephant

  3 p orange
  6 p green
  1 a blue
  2 a red
  3 a green
  4 a green
  8 a blue
  1 R 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
3 p c* 
6 pcc 
1 ac* 
2 ac* 
3 a** 
4 a** 
8 a**** 
1 R**** 

 

1899 King in ellipse, slightly different design from 1885 issue

(Sorry, no picture available yet)

  3 a green
  4 a green
  8 a blue
  1 R 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
3 a** 
4 a** 
8 a** 
1 R**** 

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