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1900 Various designs

1 l olive "Fiscal stamp" 5 l green "Hera" 10 l red "King George"

  1 l brown (Hermes)
  1 l olive (fiscal stamp, sometimes used for postal purposes)
  5 l green (Hera)
  10 l red (king George)
  20 l red (Hera)
  20 l orange (Hera)
  25 l blue (king George)
  50 l blue (Hermes)
  50 l lilac (Hermes)

These stamps are perforated 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 l browncc 
1 l olive**Fiscal stamp
5 l*c 
10 l*c 
20 l red*** 
20 l orange** 
25 l*** 
50 l blue****** 
50 l lilacR*** 

Larger sizes

  1 D violet
  2 D brown
  5 D green and black

These stamps are perforated 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 DRRR 
2 DRRRR 
5 DRRRR 

Surcharged

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  5 on 20 l orange (1905)

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 20 l** 
Overprinted 'PROSWRINON' (PROVISORY) (in greek text in red or black)

1 D violet 2 D brown

  25 l blue
  50 l lilac
  1 D violet
  2 D brown
  5 D 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
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
Overprint in black
25 l*** 
25 l***Larger overprint
50 l****** 
1 D****** 
2 DRR 
5 DRRRR 
Overprint in red
25 l** 
50 l****** 
1 DR*** 
2 DRRRR 
5 DRRRR 
Overprinted 'ELLAS' (small size)

1 l brown 10 l inverted overprint Missing 'E' variety

  1 l brown
  10 l red
  2 D brown

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 lcc 
10 l**I've seen this stamp with inverted (R)
and missing 'E' overprint (RR)
2 DRRRR 
Overprinted 'ELLAS PROSWRINON'

  1 l olive (on fiscal stamp)
  5 on 20 l 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
1 l?? 
5 on 20 l**5 on 20 l red also exists: RRR
Overprinted 'ELLAS' (large size)

1 l brown "Large overprint"

  1 l brown (overprint 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 lcc 
Overprinted 'EPANASTASIS 1922' (Revolution 1922) and value
  1 l brown
  10 l on 10 l red
  10 l on 25 l blue
  50 l on 50 l blue
  50 l on 50 l lilac
  50 l on 5 D 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
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
1 lRR? 
10 l on 10 l**** 
10 l on 25 l**** 
50 l on 50 l blue**** 
50 l on 50 l lilac **** 
50 l on 1 D **** 
Overprinted 'EPANASTASIS 1922' (Revolution 1922), 'ELLAS' and value

5 l on 1 l brown

  5 l on 1 l brown

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 l on 1 lcc 

I have seen a postcard with the image of a 10 c stamp (without overprint), the inscription reads 'KPHTH CRETE CARTE POSTALE' (and further greek text).

 

1905 New designs

2 l violet 5 l green 10 l red 25 l blue

1 D red and black

25 l blue and black

  2 l violet
  5 l green
  10 l red
  20 l green
  25 l blue
  25 l blue and black (1907)
  50 l brown
  1 D red and brown
  1 D green and black (1907)
  3 D orange and black
  5 D green and black

These stamps have perforation 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
2 l** 
5 l*c 
10 l**c 
20 l***** 
25 l blue***** 
25 l blue and black *****1907
50 lRR 
1 D red and brownRRRR 
1 D green and black RR1907
3 DRRRR 
5 DRRRR 

Overprinted 'ELLAS' (small overprint)

50 l brown
1 D red and brown 3 D orange and black 50 l brown

  2 l violet
  5 l green
  20 l green
  25 l blue and black
  50 l brown
  1 D red and brown
  3 D orange and black
  5 D 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
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
2 lcc 
5 l** 
20 l*** 
25 l***** 
50 l****** 
1 DRRRR 
3 DRRRR 
5 DRRRR 
Overprinted 'ELLAS' or or 'eLLAS' (large overprint)

2 l violet 5 l green 20 l green


(Reduced size)


(Reduced sizes)

  2 l violet (overprint red)
  5 l green (overprint red)
  20 l green
  20 l green (overprint red)
  25 l blue and black
  25 l blue (overprint red?)
  50 l brown
  50 l brown (overprint red)
  1 D green and black
  1 D red and brown
  3 D orange and black
  3 D orange and black (overprint red)
  5 D green and black
  5 D green and black (overprint 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
2 lcc 
5 l*c 
20 l***Overprint black
20 l***Overprint red, other type
25 l****** 
25 l***Other type of overprint
50 l ******Overprint black
50 l******Overprint red, other type
1 D green and black RR 
1 D red and brownRR 
3 DRRRROverprint black
3 DRRRROverprint red, other type
5 DRRRROverprint black
5 DRRRROverprint red, other type
Overprinted 'EPANASTASIS 1922' (Revolution 1922) and value
  10 l on 20 l green
  10 l on 25 l blue
  10 l on 25 l blue and black
  50 l on 50 l brown
  50 l on 1 D red and brown
  50 l on 1 D green and black
  3 D on 3 D orange and black
  5 D on 5 D 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
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
10 l on 20 lRRRR 
10 l on 25 l blue ** 
10 l on 25 l blue and black ** 
50 l on 50 l** 
50 l on 1 D red and brown ** 
50 l on 1 D green and black **** 
3 D on 3 D****** 
5 D on 5 D****** 
Overprinted 'EPANASTASIS 1922' (Revolution 1922), 'ELLAS' and value

10 l on 25 l blue

5 D on 5 D green and black
(Reduced size)

  5 l on 5 l green
  10 l on 20 l green
  10 l on 25 l blue
  50 l on 50 l brown 
  50 l on 1 D red and brown
  3 D on 3 D orange and black (2 types of 'ELLAS'; red or black)
  5 D on 5 D 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
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
5 l on 5 lcc 
10 l on 20 lcc 
10 l on 25 lcc 
50 l on 50 l** 
50 l on 1 D****** 
3 D on 3 D******Both types
5 D on 5 DRRRR 

Forgery (made as an advertisement for a stamp dealer?) with overprint 'MARKS STAMP Co 462 SPADINA AVE TORONTO':

 

1908 New design, Hermes, with overprint 'ELLAS'

Small overprint

10 l red

  10 l red

The perforation is 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
10 l**Without overprint: **

Large overprint 'ELLAS' or 'eLLAS'

10 l red "Large overprint"

  10 l red (overprint exists in two different types)

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
10 l*c 
Overprinted 'EPANASTASIS 1922' (Revolution 1922) and value
  10 l on 10 l 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
10 l on 10 lcc 
Overprinted 'EPANASTASIS 1922' (Revolution 1922), 'ELLAS' and value
  10 l on 10 l 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
10 l on 10 lcc 

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