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1892 King Charles I, in an oval

10 r lilac 300 r blue on red

  5 r yellow
  10 r lilac
  15 r brown
  20 r lilac
  25 r green
  50 r blue
  75 r red
  80 r green
  100 r brown
  150 r red on red
  200 r blue on blue
  300 r blue on red

Stamps in similar designs were issued for most Portuguese colonies (country name different for each country), click here for more information on this issue.

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 r** 
10 r** 
15 r** 
20 r** 
25 r*c 
50 r*** 
75 r**** 
80 r**** 
100 r**** 
150 r****** 
200 r****** 
300 r****** 

Reprints of these stamps were made in 1905.

Envelopes in the same design exist in the values 25 r green and 50 r blue. Furthermore postcards in the values 10 r green, 20 r lilac and 30 r blue.

 

1897 King Charles I, new type

  2 1/2 r grey
  5 r orange
  10 r green
  15 r brown
  15 r green
  20 r lilac
  25 r green
  25 r red
  50 r blue
  65 r blue
  75 r red
  75 r brown on yellow (value in red)
  80 r lilac
  100 r blue on blue
  115 r brown on red
  130 r brown on yellow
  150 r brown on yellow
  180 r black on red
  200 r lilac
  300 r blue on red
  500 r black on blue (value in red)

Most of these stamps have perforation 11 1/2 x 12 (the 500 r also exist with perforation 12 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
2 1/2 rcc 
5 rcc 
10 rcc 
15 r brown ** 
15 r greencc1899
20 rcc 
25 r green*c 
25 r redcvc1899
50 r*cTwo shades of blue were issued,
the second one in 1905
65 rcc1898
75 r red** 
75 r brown on yellow ****1905
80 rcc 
100 r** 
115 rcc1898
130 rcc1898
150 rcc 
180 rcc1898
200 r** 
300 r** 
500 r**** 

Stamps in similar designs were issued for most Portuguese colonies (country name different for each country), click here for more information on this issue.


(Postcard, reduced size)

I have seen postcards in the same design, inscription 'CARTAO POSTAL PARA PORTUGAL E HESPANHA' in the value 25 r green and inscription 'CARTAO POSTAL PARA OS PAIZES ESTRANGEIROS' in the values 50 r blue and 65 r blue.

 

From 1906 on the stamps of Acores were used.


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