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NICARAGUA Miscellaneous

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Official stamps

1890 Postage stamps of 1890 (Train and telegraph in a shield) Inscription 'U.P.U 1890, CORREOS Y TELEGRAFOS', overprinted 'FRANQUEO OFICIAL'

  1 c blue
  2 c blue
  5 c blue
  10 c blue
  20 c blue
  50 c blue
  1 P blue
  2 P blue
  5 P blue
  10 P blue

1891 Postage stamps of 1891 (Woman), inscription 'UPU 1891', overprinted 'FRANQUEO OFICIAL'

  1 c green
  2 c green
  5 c green
  10 c green
  20 c green
  50 c green
  1 P green
  2 P green
  5 P green
  10 P green

1892 Postage stamps of 1892 overprinted 'FRANQUEO OFICIAL' in blue

  1 c yellow
  2 c yellow
  5 c yellow
  10 c yellow
  20 c yellow
  50 c yellow
  1 P yellow
  2 P yellow
  5 P yellow
  10 P yellow

1893 Postage stamps of 1893 overprinted 'FRANQUEO OFICIAL' in red

10 P grey

  1 c grey
  2 c grey
  5 c grey
  10 c grey
  20 c grey
  25 c grey
  50 c grey
  1 P grey
  2 P grey
  5 P grey
  10 P grey

1894 Postage stamps of 1894 overprinted 'FRANQUEO OFICIAL'

  1 c orange
  2 c orange
  5 c orange
  10 c orange
  20 c orange
  50 c orange
  1 P orange
  2 P orange
  5 P orange
  10 P orange

1895 Postage stamps of 1895 overprinted 'FRANQUEO OFICIAL' in blue

  1 c green
  2 c green
  5 c green
  10 c green
  20 c green
  50 c green
  1 P green
  2 P green
  5 P green
  10 P green

1896 Postage stamps of 1896 overprinted 'FRANQUEO OFICIAL' in an ellipse in red

  1 c red
  2 c red
  5 c red
  10 c red
  20 c red
  50 c red
  1 P red
  2 P red
  5 P red

1898 Postage due stamps overprinted 'Franqueo Oficial' in violet


(Reduced size)

  1 c orange
  2 c orange
  5 c orange
  10 c orange
  20 c orange

1897 Postage stamps of 1897 overprinted 'FRANQUEO OFICIAL' in red


(Reduced sizes)

  1 c red
  2 c red
  5 c red
  10 c red
  20 c red
  50 c red
  1 P red
  2 P red
  5 P red

1898 Postage stamps of 1898 overprinted 'FRANQUEO OFICIAL' in red

15 c, 20 c and 50 c red
(reduced sizes)

  1 c red
  2 c red
  5 c red
  10 c red
  15 c red
  20 c red
  50 c red
  1 P red
  2 P red
  5 P red

1899 Woman, inscription 'U.P.U 1899' overprinted 'FRANQUEO OFICIAL'

5 c blue 50 c red

  1 c green
  2 c brown
  4 c red
  5 c blue
  10 c orange
  15 c brown
  20 c green
  50 c red
  1 P red
  2 P lilac
  5 P blue

1900 Woman, inscription 'OFICIAL' at two sides

  1 c brown
  2 c red
  4 c olive
  5 c blue
  10 c violet
  20 c brown
  50 c red
  1 P blue
  2 P orange
  5 P black

Overprinted '1901' and value


(Reduced size)

  '1 cent.' on 2 c red
  '1 cent.' on 1 p blue
  '3 cents.' (red) on 5 p black
  '4 cents.' on 3 p orange

Overprinted '1902' and value

  '1 cent.' on 2 c red
  '1 cent.' (red) on 1 p blue
  '2 cents.' (blue) on 2 p orange
  '3 cents.' (red) on 5 p black

Overprinted '1904' and value
  '1 cent.' on 2 c red

Overprinted 'OFICIAL' and value (both in red)
  '1 Centavos' on 10 c violet
  '2 Centavos' on 1 p blue

Surcharged
  '10 Ctvs.' on 20 c brown
  '30 Ctvs.' on 20 c brown
  '50 Ctvs.' on 20 c brown

Later issues:

1908: 'OFICIAL - 10 cvs -' on 1 c green 1908: 'OFICIAL VALE 20 c' (yellow) on 3 c violet


Postage due stamps

1896 Inscription 'FRANQUEO DEFICIENTE'

Image obtained thanks to Christer Bergstrom

Inscription 'Republica de Nicaragua (1896)
  1 c orange
  1 c violet (1897)
  2 c orange
  2 c violet (1897)
  5 c orange
  5 c violet (1897)
  10 c orange
  10 c violet (1897)
  20 c orange
  20 c violet (1897)
  30 c orange
  30 c violet (1897)
  50 c orange
  50 c violet (1897)

Inscription 'Estado de Nicaragua' (1898)

1 c green (1898)

  1 c green
  1 c red (1899)
  2 c green
  2 c red (1899)
  5 c green
  5 c red (1899)
  10 c green
  10 c red (1899)
  20 c green
  20 c red (1899)
  30 c green
  50 c green
  50 c red (1899)

1900 New design

  1 c brown
  2 c orange
  5 c blue
  10 c violet
  20 c brown
  30 c green
  50 c red

Issues for Bluefields, overprinted 'B Dpto Zelaya' or 'COSTA ATLANTICA B.'

Example:

B Dpto Zelaya on stamp of Nicaragua of 1905 Telegraph stamp for used in Bluefield ('B Dpto Zelay')


Issues for Cabo

Some stamps of Nicaragua were overprinted 'Cabo', 'CABO' or 'CABO GRACIAS', example:


(Reduced size)


Miscellaneous

Postcards

Exists also in 2 c (orange), 4 c (brown), 5 c (blue), 20 c (brown), 30 c (green) and 50 c (red).

I have seen the value 1 c blue in the above design.

Postcard


Telegraph stamps

Many telegraph stamps were issued in Nicaragua.

Example:

'TELEGRAFOS' on 5 p red (Columbus issue of 1892)


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