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1906 General Faidherbe, Dr. Ballay and palm trees

General Faidherbe 

4 c brown on grey

  1 c grey
  2 c brown
  4 c brown on grey
  5 c green
  10 c red
  15 c violet

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** 
5 c*c 
10 c *c 
Palm trees


(reduced size)

  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 black
  75 c blue on orange

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
20 c**** 
25 cR*** 
30 c****** 
35 c**** 
40 c**** 
45 c ****** 
50 c****** 
75 c****** 
Dr. Ballay
 

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

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 F***R 
2 FRR 
5 FRRRR 

 

1914 Man riding camel

  1 c lilac and violet
  2 c grey and lilac
  4 c black and blue
  5 c green
  10 c red 
  15 c brown and orange
  20 c lilac and black
  25 c blue
  30 c brown
  35 c red and violet
  40 c grey and red
  45 c blue and brown
  50 c black and green
  75 c orange and brown
  1 F brown and lilac
  2 F green and blue
  5 F violet and black

Surcharged
  '+ 5 c' (red cross issue) on 10 c 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
1 ccc 
2 ccc 
4 ccc 
5 ccc 
10 c** 
15 c** 
20 c****** 
25 c**** 
30 c****Olive and brown: RR
35 c**** 
40 c**** 
45 c**** 
50 c**** 
75 c***** 
1 F****** 
2 F****** 
5 FRR 
5 c on 10 c**Red cross issue

 

These stamps were replaced by those of French Sudan in 1921.


Postage due stamps

1906 Inscription 'HT SENEGAL NIGER'

  5 c green
  10 c brown
  15 c blue
  20 c black on yellow
  50 c lilac
  60 c black on brown
  1 F black on 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
5 c** 
10 c**** 
15 c**** 
20 c**** 
50 c****** 
60 c****** 
1 F****** 

 

1915 Number

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

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 c** 
10 c** 
15 c** 
20 c**** 
30 c**** 
50 c**** 
60 c****** 
1 F****** 



NIGER

1921 Stamps of Upper Senegal overprinted 'TERRITOIRE DU NIGER'

2 c grey and lilac

  1 c lilac and violet
  2 c grey and lilac
  4 c black and blue
  5 c brown
  10 c green
  10 c lilac on blue
  15 c red and yellow
  20 c lilac and black
  25 c black and green
  30 c orange and red
  30 c green and orange
  35 c red and violet
  40 c grey and red
  45 c blue and brown
  50 c blue
  50 c brown and violet
  60 c red
  75 c orange and brown
  1 F brown and lilac
  2 F green and blue
  5 F violet and black

Surcharged
  25 c on 15 c red and yellow
  25 c on 2 F green and blue
  25 c on 5 F violet and black
  60 on 75 c violet on red
  65 on 45 c blue and brown
  85 on 75 c yellow and brown
  1f25 (red) on 1 F 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
1 ccc 
2 ccc 
4 ccc 
5 cccExists without 'TERRITOIRE DU NIGER' overprint
10 c green ** 
10 c lilac on blue cc 
15 c** 
20 c** 
25 c** 
30 c orange and red ****** 
30 c green and orange ** 
35 c** 
40 c** 
45 c** 
50 c blue **** 
50 c brown and violet ** 
60 c** 
75 c**** 
1 F**** 
2 F****** 
5 F****** 
Surcharged
25 c on 15 c** 
25 c on 2 F** 
25 c on 5 F** 
60 c on 75 c** 
65 c on 45 c** 
85 c on 75 c**** 
1.25 F on 1 F** 

 

The next series of stamps for Niger appeared in 1926. They had as design a waterwell (1 c to 15 c), a fortress (20 c to 90 c) and a boat on a river (1 F to 20 F).


Postage due stamps

1921 Postage due stamps of Upper Senegal overprinted 'TERRITOIRE DU NIGER'

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

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 cvcc 
10 ccc 
15 cc* 
20 c** 
30 c** 
50 c** 
60 c** 
1 F**** 

 

The next postage due stamps of Niger appeared in 1927 (13 values ranging from 2 c to 3 F), they depict a desert scene with a camel. The inscription is 'NIGER AFRIQUE OCCIDNETALE FRANCAISE POSTES CHIFFRE TAXE'.


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