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MACAO 1898-1920 and miscellaneous

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1898 Stamps as Portugal (Vasco da Gama type) inscription 'MACAO'


(Reduced sizes)

  1/2 a green
  1 a red
  2 a lilac
  4 a green
  8 a blue
  12 a lilac
  16 a brown
  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
1/2 a** 
1 a** 
2 a** 
4 a** 
8 a**** 
12 a**** 
16 a****** 
24 a****** 
Overprinted 'REPUBLICA'

  1/2 a green
  1 a red
  2 a lilac
  4 a green
  8 a blue
  '10' on 12 a lilac
  16 a brown
  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
1/2 a** 
1 a** 
2 a** 
4 a** 
8 a** 
10 on 12 a** 
16 a** 
24 a**** 

 

1898 King Carlos I in a circle, value and country name in black

1/2 r grey 31 a lilac on red and 'REPUBLICA' overprint 47 a blue on red and blue on yellow

  1/2 a grey
  1 a orange
  2 a green
  2 1/2 a brown
  3 a violet
  4 a green
  4 a red (1903)
  5 a brown (1901)
  6 a brown (1903)
  8 a blue
  8 a brown (1903)
  10 a blue (1901)
  12 a red
  12 a lilac (1903)
  13 a violet
  15 a green (1901)
  16 a blue on blue
  18 a brown on red (1903)
  20 a brown on yellow (1901)
  24 a brown on yellow
  31 a lilac on red
  47 a blue on red
  47 a blue on yellow (1903)
  78 a black on blue (1901)

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 a** 
1 a** 
2 a**Two shades of green were issued
2 1/2 a**** 
3 a****Two shades of violet were issued
4 a green**** 
4 a red*** 
5 a**** 
6 a**** 
8 a blue**** 
8 a brown**** 
10 a*** 
12 a red****** 
12 a lilacRR 
13 a****** 
15 a****** 
16 a**** 
18 a****** 
20 a****** 
24 a****** 
31 a****** 
47 a blue on red ****** 
47 a blue on yellow ****** 
78 a****** 
Surcharged (1905?)


(Reduced size)

  '10 AVOS' and bar on 12 a 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
10 a on 12 a**** 
Surcharged and overprinted 'REPUBLICA' in red


(Reduced sizes)

  '1/2 AVOS' on 5 a brown (1913)
  '1 AVOS' on 13 a violet (1913)
  '2 AVOS' on 6 a brown (1920)
  '4 AVOS' on 8 a brown (1913)
  '10 AVOS' and bar on 12 a lilac (1913)

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 a on 5 a****** 
1 a on 13 aRR 
2 a on 6 a****** 
4 a on 8 a****** 
10 a on 12 a** 
Surcharged and overprinted 'PROVISORIO' (1899)


(Reduced size)

  '5' on 13 a violet
  '10' on 16 a blue on blue
  '15' on 24 a brown on yellow
  '20' on 31 a lilac 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
5 on 13 a** 
10 on 16 a**** 
15 on 24 a**** 
20 on 31 a****** 
Overprinted 'PROVISORIO' in fancy letters (1902)

  2 a green
  4 a green
  8 a blue
  10 a blue
  12 a 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
2 a**** 
4 a**** 
8 a**** 
10 a**** 
12 a****** 
Overprinted 'REPUBLICA' in red (unless otherwise stated) (1911)

  1/2 a grey
  1 a orange
  2 a green
  3 a violet
  4 a red (overprint green)
  5 a brown 
  6 a brown
  8 a brown
  10 a blue
  13 a violet
  16 a blue on blue
  18 a brown on red
  20 a brown on yellow
  31 a lilac on red
  47 a grey on yellow
  78 a black 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 a** 
1 a** 
2 a**
3 ac* 
4 a ** 
5 a** 
6 a** 
8 a ** 
10 a** 
13 a** 
16 a** 
18 a** 
20 a** 
31 a**** 
47 a****** 
78 a****** 
Bisected and overprinted

on letter on letter

  '2 Avos' on half of 4 a red
  '5 Avos' (red) and 'PROVISORIO' on half of 10 a 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
2 a on half of 4 a ***** 
5 a on half of 10 a ****** 

I have seen a 4 a green stamp (no overprint) with a Hongkong cancel. I have also seen a 12 a red stamp (also with no overprint) with a Canton cancel.

 

1911 Fiscal stamp overprinted 'POSTAL' and bar in red

(Sorry, no picture available yet, if anybody posesses a picture, please contact me!)

  1 a (red) on 5 r brown and 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
1 a** 

 

1911 Inscription 'MACAU No Director de Correio', number and signature


(Reduced sizes)

  1 a black 
  2 a black

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 aRRRRWith error 'Corrieo': RRR
2 aRRRR 

 

1914 Ceres issue, country name and value in black

4 a red

  1/2 a olive
  1 a black
  1 1/2 a green (1924)
  2 a green
  3 a orange (1924)
  4 a red
  4 a yellow (1924)
  5 a brown
  6 a violet
  6 a grey (1924)
  8 a brown
  10 a blue
  12 a brown
  14 a lilac (1924)
  16 a violet
  20 a brown
  24 a green (1924)
  32 a orange (1924)
  40 a lilac
  56 a red (1924)
  58 a brown on green
  72 a brown (1924)
  76 a brown on red
  1 P orange 
  3 P green on blue
  3 P blue (1924)
  5 P red (1924)

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 acc
1 acc 
1 1/2 acc 
2 accTwo shades of green were issued
3 acc 
4 a red*c 
4 a yellowcc 
5 a**** 
6 a violet** 
6 a grey** 
8 a** 
10 a**Two shades of blue were issued
12 a** 
14 a** 
16 a** 
20 a** 
24 a**** 
32 a**** 
40 a**** 
56 a****** 
58 a****** 
72 a****** 
76 a****** 
1 P****** 
3 P green on blue RR 
3 P blueRR 
5 PRR 
Surcharged

  '1/2 AVO' on 5 a brown
  '1 avo' and bars on 24 a green
  '2 avos' and bars on 32 a orange
  '4 avos' and bars on 12 a brown
  '5 avos' and bars on 6 a grey
  '7 avos' and bars on 8 a brown
  '12 avos' and bars on 14 a violet
  '15 avos' and bars on 16 a violet
  '20 avos' and bars on 56 a 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
1/2 a on 5 a******

The 4 a red exists bisected to be used as a 2 a stamp:


(Reduced size)

 

1919 Fiscal stamp (Imposto do selo Colonias) overprinted 'TAXA DE GUERRA' (war tax)

  2 a green
  9 a green
  11 a 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 acc
9 a** 
11 a** 

 

Later issues, example of a stamp of 1934:


Postage due stamps

1904 Inscription 'PORTEADO A RECEBER'

  1/2 a green
  1 a green
  2 a grey
  4 a brown
  5 a orange
  8 a brown
  12 a brown
  20 a blue
  40 a red
  50 a yellow
  1 P 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
1/2 a**
1 a** 
2 a** 
4 a** 
5 a** 
8 a**** 
12 a**** 
20 a****** 
40 a****** 
50 a****** 
1 PRR 
Overprinted 'REPUBLICA' in red (unless otherwise stated)
  1/2 a green
  1 a green
  2 a grey
  4 a brown
  5 a orange
  8 a brown
  12 a brown
  20 a blue
  40 a red (overprint green)
  50 a yellow
  1 P lilac

This overprint exist in two types; a local overprint or a general overprint used in all Portuguese colonies.

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 acc
1 acc 
2 acc 
4 ac* 
5 a** 
8 a** 
12 a** 
20 a**** 
40 a**** 
50 a****** 
1 P****** 

Postage due stamps used as postage stamps, 'PORTEADO' and 'RECEBER' with bars (1910)

  1/2 a green
  1 a green
  2 a violet

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 a**** 
1 a**** 
2 a**** 

Bisected stamps (1910)

Examples:

 


Postal Fiscals

A fiscal stamp seems to have been used briefly with overprint 'IMPOSTO DO SELLO 2 avos' in 1920 (2 a on 18 a on 50 r). Sorry, no picture available yet.


Postal Stationery

Postcards, inscription 'Bilhete Postal':


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