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1895 King Charles I (Carlos) in an ellipse

25 r green, note the cancel 'DEUTSCHE SEEPOST' (german maritime post) 50 r blue

  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
  200 r 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**** 
50 r***** 
75 r****** 
80 r****** 
100 r****** 
150 r****** 
200 r****** 
300 rRR 

Surcharged '50 reis'
  '50 reis' on 300 r blue on 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
50 r on 300 rRRRR 
Surcharged with fancy letters
  

  '65 REIS' on 5 r yellow
  '65 REIS' on 15 r brown
  '65 REIS' on 20 r lilac
  '115 REIS' on 10 r lilac
  '115 REIS' on 200 r blue on blue
  '115 REIS' on 300 r blue on red
  '130 REIS' on 25 r green
  '130 REIS' on 80 r green
  '130 REIS' on 150 r red on red
  '400 REIS' on 50 r blue
  '400 REIS' on 75 r red
  '400 REIS' on 100 r brown on yellow

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
65 r on 5 r****** 
65 r on 15 r****** 
65 r on 20 r****** 
115 r on 10 r****** 
115 r on 200 r****** 
115 r on 300 r ****** 
130 r on 25 r****** 
130 r on 80 r****** 
130 r on 150 r ****** 
400 r on 50 rRR 
400 r on 75 rRR 
400 r on 100 rRR 
Overprinted with fancy letters and 'REPUBLICA' (red)


(Local simple 'REPUBLICA' overprint)

  '115 REIS' on 10 r lilac
  '115 REIS' on 200 r blue on blue
  '115 REIS' on 300 r blue on red
  '130 REIS' on 25 r green
  '130 REIS' on 80 r green
  '130 REIS' on 150 r red on red
  '400 REIS' on 50 r blue
  '400 REIS' on 75 r red
  '400 REIS' on 100 r brown on yellow (not officially issued)

Click here for stamps of other colonies with similar surcharges.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
With local simple 'REPUBLICA' overprint (1914)
115 r on 10 r** 
115 r on 200 r*** 
115 r on 300 r ** 
130 r on 25 r** 
130 r on 80 r** 
130 r on 150 r ** 
400 r on 50 r*****1916
400 r on 75 r*****1916
400 r on 100 r RRRRRR1916, not officially issued
With broad 'REPUBLICA' overprint (1915)
115 r on 10 r** 
115 r on 200 r** 
115 r on 300 r** 
130 r on 150 r** 

Overprinted with fancy letters and 'REPUBLICA' and 
sucharged again (1920)

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  'Un quarto de centavo' and bars (green) on 115 r on 10 r lilac

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
With local simple 'REPUBLICA' overprint
1/4 c on 115 r on 10 r **** 

 

1895 Newspaper stamp

  2 1/2 r brown

Newspaper stamps in this design were issued for most Portuguese colonies (country name different for each country), click here for more information.

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 r** 

Surcharged in fancy letters (1902)

  '65 REIS' on 2 1/2 r 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
65 r on 2 1/2 r****** 

Newspaper stamps in this design were issued for most Portuguese colonies (country name different for each country), click here for more information.

 

1895 Stamps of Mozambique, overprinted: 'L.Marques Centenario de S.Antonio mdcccxcv'

On 1886 issue

50 r blue, 1886 issue

  5 r black 
  10 r green
  20 r red 
  25 r lilac 
  40 r brown 
  50 r blue 
  100 r brown 
  200 r violet 
  300 r 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
5 rRR 
10 rRR 
20 rRR 
25 rRRRR 
40 rRRRR 
50 rRR 
100 rRRRR 
200 rRRRR 
300 rRRRR 
On 1893 King Louis issue

10 r lilac, 1893 issue

 
  5 r yellow 
  10 r lilac 
  50 r blue 
  75 r red 
  80 r green 
  100 r brown 
  150 r 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 rRR 
10 rRRRR 
50 rRRRR 
75 rRRRR 
80 rRRRR 
100 rRRRR 
150 rRRRR 
  2 1/2 r brown (1893 Newspaper 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
2 1/2 r****** 

 

1898 King Charles I (Carlos I) in a circle

  2 1/2 r grey
  5 r orange
  10 r green
  15 r brown
  15 r green (1903)
  20 r lilac
  25 r green
  25 r red (1903)
  50 r blue
  50 r brown (1903)
  65 r blue (1903)
  75 r red
  75 r lilac (1903)
  80 r lilac
  100 r blue on blue
  115 r brown on red (1903)
  130 r brown on yellow (1903)
  150 r brown on yellow
  200 r lilac
  300 r blue on red
  400 r blue on yellow (1903)
  500 r black on blue
  700 r lilac on yellow

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
2 1/2 r**It seems that an error 'LOURENÇO MARQUFS' exists (with 'F')
5 r**It seems that an error 'LOURENÇO MARQUFS' exists (with 'F')
10 r** 
15 r brown*** 
15 r green**1903
20 r** 
25 r green*** 
25 r red*c1903
50 r blue**c 
50 r brown***1903
65 r******1903
75 r red***** 
75 r lilac***1903
100 r*** 
115 r******1903
130 r******1903
150 r****** 
200 r***** 
300 r****** 
400 r******1903
500 r****** 
700 rR*** 

Surcharged

  '50 Reis' and bar on 75 r red (1899)
  '50 REIS' on 65 r blue (1905)
  'Dois centavos' on 15 r green (1915)

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
50 r on 75 r***** 
50 r on 65 r**** 
2 c on 15 r** 
Overprinted 'PROVISORIO' (1902)

  15 r brown
  25 r green
  50 r blue
  75 r 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
15 r**** 
25 r*** 
50 r****** 
75 r****** 
Overprinted 'REPUBLICA' in red or green (25 reis) (1911)

  2 1/2 r grey
  5 r orange
  10 r green
  15 r green
  20 r lilac
  25 r red 
  50 r brown 
  75 r lilac 
  100 r blue on blue
  115 r brown on red
  130 r brown on yellow 
  200 r lilac
  400 r blue on yellow
  500 r black on blue
  700 r lilac on yellow

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
With broad 'REPUBLICA' overprint (in red except for 25 r), 1911
2 1/2 r**It seems that an error 'LOURENÇO MARQUFS' exists (with 'F')
5 r**It seems that an error 'LOURENÇO MARQUFS' exists (with 'F')
10 r** 
15 r** 
20 r**** 
25 r *cGreen overprint
It seems that an error 'LOURENÇO MARQUFS' exists (with 'F')
50 r ** 
75 r** 
100 r** 
115 r**** 
130 r** 
200 r** 
400 r**** 
500 r**** 
700 r**** 
With local simple 'REPUBLICA' overprint (1916)
15 rc* 
50 r**** 
75 r**** 
100 r** 
115 r** 
130 rRR 
200 r** 
400 r**** 
500 r** 
700 r****** 
Overprinted 'REPUBLICA', bisected and surcharged (1915)

  '1/4' (red) on half of 5 r 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
1/4 on 5 r******Broad 'REPUBLICA' overprint
Overprinted 'REPUBLICA' and surcharged (1915)

  'Dois centavos' on 15 r green 

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 c on 15 r** 

 

1899 Fiscal stamps, cut into half and overprinted

5 r on 10 r green and red


(the fiscal stamps overprinted before it is cut into half)

  5 r on 10 r green and red
  25 r on 10 r green and red
  50 r on 30 r green and red
  50 r on 800 r green 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
5 r on 10 r***** 
25 r on 10 r***** 
50 r on 30 r****** 
50 r on 800 r ****** 

 

1914 Vasco da Gama issues of various countries surcharged 'REPUBLICA LOURENZO MARQUES':


(reduced sizes)

1)on Portuguese Africa
  1/4 c on 2 1/2 r green
  1/2 c on 5 r red
  1 c on 10 r lilac
  2 1/2 c on 25 r green
  5 c on 50 r blue
  7 1/2 c on 75 r brown
  10 c on 100 r brown
  15 c on 150 r 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
1/4 c on 2 1/2 r ** 
1/2 c on 5 r** 
1 c on 10 r** 
2 1/2 on 25 r** 
5 c on 50 r** 
7 1/2 c on 75 r** 
10 c on 100 r** 
15 c on 150 r** 


(reduced sizes)

2)On Macao
  1/4 c on 1/2 a green
  1/2 c on 1 a red
  1 c on 2 a lilac
  2 1/2 c on 4 a green
  5 c on 8 a blue
  7 1/2 c on 12 a brown
  10 c on 16 a brown
  15 c on 24 a 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
1/4 c on 1/2 a**** 
1/2 c on 1 a**** 
1 c on 2 a**** 
2 1/2 on 4 a** 
5 c on 8 a** 
7 1/2 c on 12 a** 
10 c on 16 a** 
15 c on 24 a** 


(reduced sizes)

3)On Timor
  1/4 c on 1/2 a green
  1/2 c on 1 a red
  1 c on 2 a lilac
  2 1/2 c on 4 a green
  5 c on 8 a blue
  7 1/2 c on 12 a brown
  10 c on 16 a brown
  15 c on 24 a 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
1/4 c on 1/2 a**** 
1/2 c on 1 a**** 
1 c on 2 a**** 
2 1/2 on 4 a** 
5 c on 8 a** 
7 1/2 c on 12 a** 
10 c on 16 a** 
15 c on 24 a** 

 

1914 Ceres issue, value and country name in black

  1/4 c olive
  1/2 c black
  1 c green
  1 1/2 c brown
  2 c red
  2 1/2 c lilac
  5 c blue
  7 1/2 c brown
  8 c violet
  10 c brown
  15 c lilac
  20 c green
  30 c brown on green
  40 c brown on red
  50 c orange on red
  1 E green on 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
1/4 ccc 
1/2 c cc 
1 c cc 
1 1/2cc 
2 ccc 
2 1/2 ccc 
5 ccc 
7 1/2 c** 
8 ccc 
10 ccc 
15 c** 
20 c** 
30 c** 
40 c****** 
50 c**** 
1 E**** 
Bisected and surcharged
  '1/4' (red) on half of 1/2 c black (1915)

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
1/4 on 1/2 c****** 
Surcharged
  
  '1 Centavos' on 2 1/2 c lilac (1921)
  '1 1/2 Centavos' on 2 1/2 c lilac (1921)
  'Quatro centavos' (red) on 2 1/2 c lilac (1920)
  '10 c.' and bar (red) on 1/2 c black (1922)
  '30 c.' and bar (blue) on 1 1/2 c brown (1922)

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 c on 2 1/2 c cc 
1 1/2 c on 2 1/2 c c* 
4 c on 2 1/2 ccc 
10 c on 1/2 c** 
30 c on 1 1/2 c** 
Red cross issues (1918), overprinted with '+ 9-3-18', 
some surcharged with value

  1/4 c olive
  1/2 c black
  1 c green
  2 1/2 c lilac
  5 c blue
  10 c brown
  30 c brown on green
  '$20' on 1 1/2 c lilac
  '$40' on 2 c red
  '$50' on 7 1/2 c brown
  '$70' on 8 c violet
  '$1' on 15 c lilac

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
1/4 c**** 
1/2 c**** 
1 c**** 
2 1/2 c** 
5 c**** 
10 c****** 
30 c****** 
20 c on 1 1/2 c ****** 
40 c on 2 c****** 
50 c on 7 1/2 c****** 
70 c on 8 c ****** 
1 E on 15 c****** 

From 1920 on the stamps of Mozambique were used in Lourenzo Marques.


Postage due stamps

1922 Postage stamps overprinted 'PORTEADO' and value in red


(Reduced size)

  5 c on 1/2 c black
  10 c on 1 1/2 c 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 c on 1/2 c**** 
10 c on 1 1/2 c ** 

KIONGA, Portuguese occupation of German East Africa

1916 Stamps of Lorenzo Marques overprinted 'KIONGA', (King Charles I, overprinted with 'REPUBLICA')

  1/2 c (red) on 100 r blue on blue
  1 c (red) on 100 r blue on blue
  2 1/2 c (red) on 100 r blue on blue
  5 c (red) on 100 r blue on 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
1/2 c on 100 r**** 
1 c on 100 r**** 
2 1/2 c on 100 r **** 
5 c on 100 r**** 

These stamps are merely used by the Portuguese army in German East Africa.


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