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Official stamps

1908 Official stamps, inscription 'KOINOGOIHSEWS DIKOGRAFWN MIKRODIAFORAS', various desings

  10 l brown
  30 l blue

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
10 l**** 
30 l***** 

Overprinted 'ELLAS' (small size)

  10 l brown
  30 l 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
10 l**** 
30 l*** 
Overprinted 'ELLAS' (large size)

  10 l brown
  30 l 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
10 l*c 
30 l*c 

FISCAL STAMPS

Various overprints on postage stamps, examples:


Other example

1916?


POSTAGE DUE STAMPS

1900 Posthorn

  1 l red
  5 l red
  10 l red
  20 l red
  40 l red
  50 l red
  1 D red
  2 D red

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
1 l** 
5 l**** 
10 l**** 
20 l****** 
40 l****** 
50 l****** 
1 DRR 
2 DRR 

Surcharged

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  '1 DRACMH' on 1 D 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 D on 1 DRR 
Overprinted 'ELLAS' (1908 small size)

10 l red

  1 l red
  5 l red
  10 l red
  20 l red
  40 l red
  50 l red
  1 D red
  2 D red
  '1 DRACMH' on 1 D 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 l** 
5 l**** 
10 l****** 
20 l****** 
40 l****** 
50 l****** 
1 DRRRR 
2 D****** 
1 D on 1 DRR 
Overprinted 'ELLAS' (1910 large size)

2 D red

  1 l red
  5 l red
  10 l red
  20 l red
  40 l red
  50 l red
  1 D red
  2 D 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 l** 
5 l**** 
10 l**** 
20 l****** 
40 l****** 
50 l****** 
1 DRRRR 
2 DRR 
Overprinted 'ELLAS PROSWRINON'

2 on 20 l red

  1 l red
  2 l on 20 l red (2 different overprints exist)

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** 
2 l on 20 l**Both types

Overprinted 'EGANASTASIS 1922' and value

5 l on 10 l red

  5 l on 5 l red
  5 l on 10 l red
  10 l on 20 l red
  10 l on 40 l red
  50 l on 50 l red
  50 l on 1 D red
  50 l on 1 D on 1 D
  2 D on 2 D 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 l on 5 lcc 
5 l on 10 l** 
10 l on 20 l****** 
10 l on 40 l** 
50 l on 40 l** 
50 l on 1 D** 
50 l on 1 D on 1 D ****** 
2 D on 2 D** 
Overprinted 'EPANASTASIS 1922' (Revolution 1922), 'ELLAS' (small) and value
  5 l on 5 l red
  5 l on 10 l red
  10 l on 20 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
5 l on 5 l****** 
5 l on 10 l**** 
10 l on 20 l****** 
Overprinted 'EPANASTASIS 1922' (Revolution 1922), 'ELLAS' (large) and value
  5 l on 5 l red
  5 l on 10 l red
  10 l on 20 l red
  50 l on 50 l red
  50 l on 1 D red
  2 D on 2 D 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 l on 5 l** 
5 l on 10 l** 
10 l on 20 l** 
50 l on 50 l**** 
50 l on 1 D****** 
2 D on 2 D****** 

Postage stamps during during a revolt in 1905

1905 Square with inscription 'PROSWPINH KUBERNHSIS KRHTHS TAC UPHR.'

Type 1: Circle with woman figure in other colour inside the stamp

Genuine stamp


(Reduced sizes, could be forgeries)


(Could be a forgery)

  5 l green and red
  10 l red and green
  20 l red and blue
  50 l violet and green
  1 D blue and 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
All valuesR*** 
Type 2: map inside the stamp


(Could be a forgery)

  5 l green
  10 l red
  20 l 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
All valuesR? 

Forgeries of all the above stamps exist!

 

1905 New designs, Woman (symbolising Crete as a slave) and King George

Woman  

20 l lilac

  5 l orange
  10 l grey
  20 l violet
  50 l blue

King George

1 D orange and lilac

  1 D orange and violet
  2 D green and brown

The perforation of the above stamps is 11 1/2.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
All values**** 

These stamps are known to have been forged (I'm not sure if the above shown stamps are genuine). They were only valid inside Crete and used by the insurgants.


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