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NETHERLANDS 1852-1897

Nederland - Pays-Bas - Niederlande

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Currency: 100 Cent = 1 Gulden


The Netherlands (also sometimes referred to as 'Holland') is a country is Western Europe. The capital is Amsterdam. The first stamps had the inscription 'POSTZEGEL'.

1852 King William III, inscription 'POST ZEGEL', imperforated

15 c orange

  5 c blue
  10 c red
  15 c orange

The stamps have watermark 'Posthorn'.

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 cRR*** 
10 cRR** 
15 cRRR 

Reprints:

Non-official reprints ere made by A Moesman in 1896 of the 10 c value in various colours. The reprints have no watermark. Some of them have 'NADRUK' printed on the backside. Examples:


(Moesman reprints of the 10 c value in blue and orange)

Cancels:


Typical cancellation: 'FRANCO' and 'NA POSTTIJD' (after closing time)


Town name and 'FRANCO'

 

1864 King William III, inscription 'POSTZEGEL', perforated

5 c blue 10 c red

  5 c blue
  10 c red
  15 c orange

These stamps are perforated 12 1/2 x 12.

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 cRR*** 

 

1867 King William III facing the left, inscription 'NEDERLAND'

50 c brown

  5 c blue
  10 c red
  15 c brown
  20 c green
  25 c violet
  50 c brown

These stamps exist with several perforations. Specialists distinguish two types of the value inscription for each value.

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***c 
10 c***c 
15 cR*** 
20 c***** 
25 cR*** 
50 cRRR 

A very strange cancel:

With strange cancel!

Forgeries:

Fournier forgery!
(Fournier forgery)

There exist forgeries made by Fournier of the 50 c stamp. I do not know if these forgeries were always imperforated.

 

1868 Arms with lion and crown

2 1/2 c lilac 2 1/2 c lilac

  1/2 c brown
  1 c black
  1 c green
  1 1/2 c red
  2 c yellow
  2 1/2 c lilac

These stamps exist with several perforations.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
1/2 c*c 
1 c black ****** 
1 c green*c 
1 1/2 c***** 
2 c** 
2 1/2 c ****** 

 

1872 King William III, smaller head

  5 c blue
  7 1/2 c brown
  10 c red
  12 1/2 c grey
  15 c brown
  20 c green
  22 1/2 c green
  25 c lilac
  50 c brown
  1 G violet

Larger size

  2 G 50 c red and blue

These stamps exist with many different perforations.

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 ccvc 
7 1/2 c** 
10 c*c 
12 1/2 c**c 
15 c***c 
20 c***c 
22 1/2 c****** 
25 c***c 
50 c**** 
1 G***** 
2 G 50 cR*** 

 

1876 Value in a circle

  1/2 c red
  1 c green
  2 c yellow
  2 1/2 c lilac

These stamps exist with many perforations

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
1/2 ccvc 
1 ccvc 
2 ccc 
2 1/2 ccvc 

 

1891 Queen Wilhelmina facing the right

  3 c orange
  5 c blue
  7 1/2 c brown
  10 c red
  12 1/2 c grey
  15 c brown
  20 c green
  22 1/2 c green
  25 c lilac
  50 c brown
  1 G violet

Larger size

50 c green and brown 5 G green and brown

  50 c green and brown
  1 G brown and green
  2 G 50 c red and blue
  5 G green and brown

A very rare misprint 5 c orange (instead of blue) 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
3 ccc 
5 ccvc 
7 1/2 c*c 
10 c*vc 
12 1/2 c*c 
15 c*** 
20 c**c 
22 1/2 c**** 
25 c**c 
50 c brown**** 
50 c green and brown ****larger size
1 G violet****** 
1 G brown and green ******larger size
2 G 50 cR*** 
5 GRRRR 

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Dutch dictionary

gestempeld = cancelled
getand = perforated
herdruk = reprint
kopdruk = inverted print
nadruk = reprint
Nederland = The Netherlands
ongetand = imperforate
plakker = hinge
postfris = unused with no hinge
postzegel = stamp
samenhangend = se-tenant
stempel = cancel
tanding = perforation
te betalen port = to be paid (text on postage due stamps)
vals = forged
vervalsing = forgery
verzamelen = to collect
verzameling = collection


Links

www.verzamel.com, www.postzegels.net: stamp auctions and lots of information.


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