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MACAO 1888-1897

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Macao 1884-1887

 

1888 King Louis I, head embossed

5 r black 20 r red

  5 r black
  10 r green
  20 r red
  25 r violet
  40 r brown
  50 r blue
  80 r grey
  100 r brown
  200 r lilac
  300 r orange

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** 
20 r**** 
25 r****** 
40 r****** 
50 r****** 
80 r****** 
100 r****** 
200 r****** 
300 r****** 

Surcharged (1891)

  '30 30' (red) on 200 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
30 r on 200 r****** 
Surcharged and overprinted 'PROVISORIO' (1895)

  5 a on 'PROVISORIO' (green) on '30 30' (with bars on 30) on 200 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
5 a on 30 r on 200 r R*** 
Newspaper stamps, surcharged 'JORNAES'

  2 1/2 r on 10 r green (1893)
  2 1/2 r on 40 r brown (1892)
  2 1/2 r on 80 r grey (1892)

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 on 10 r**Different type of overprint
2 1/2 r on 40 r** 
2 1/2 r on 80 r ** 
Overprinted 'PROVISORIO' (types different for different values) and surcharged (1894)

  '1 avo' (red) on  5 r black
  '3 avos' (green) on 20 r red
  '4 avos' on 25 r violet
  '6 avos' on 40 r brown
  '8 avos' (red) on 50 r blue
  '13 avos' on 80 r grey
  '16 avos' on 100 r brown
  '31 avos' on 200 r lilac
  '47 avos' on 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
1 a on 5 r ** 
3 a on 20 r**** 
4 a on 25 r**** 
6 a on 40 r**** 
8 a on 50 r****** 
13 a on 80 r****** 
16 a on 100 r ****** 
31 a on 200 r****** 
47 a on 300 rRR 


(Error overprint '2 avos PROVISORIO' on 10 r green,
the overprint is from Timor and erroneously applied to a stamp of Macao: RRR)

Surcharged with fancy letters (1902)

  '6 AVOS' (red) on 5 r black
  '6 AVOS' on 10 r green
  '6 AVOS' on 40 r brown
  '18 AVOS' on 20 r red
  '18 AVOS' on 25 r violet
  '18 AVOS' on 80 r grey
  '18 AVOS' on 100 r brown
  '18 AVOS' on 200 r lilac
  '18 AVOS' on 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
6 a on 5 r**** 
6 a on 10 r**** 
6 a on 40 r****** 
18 a on 20 r****** 
18 a on 25 rRR 
18 a on 80 rRRRR 
18 a on 100 r****** 
18 a on 200 rRRRR 
18 a on 300 r****** 


(Reduced sizes)

Surcharged with fancy letters and overprinted 'REPUBLICA' (1913)
  '6 AVOS' (red) on 5 r black (REPUBLICA green)
  '6 AVOS' on 10 r green (REPUBLICA red)
  '6 AVOS' on 40 r brown (REPUBLICA red)
  '18 AVOS' on 20 r red (REPUBLICA green)
  '18 AVOS' on 100 r brown (REPUBLICA red)
  '18 AVOS' on 300 r orange (REPUBLICA 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
With local thinner 'REPUBLICA' overprint
6 a on 5 r**** 
6 a on 10 r**** 
6 a on 40 r****** 
18 a on 20 r****** 
18 a on 100 rRR 
18 a on 300 r****** 
With broad general 'REPUBLICA' overprint
6 a on 10 r****** 

 

1893 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** 

Overprinted 'PROVISORIO' and value (1894)

  '1/2 avo' 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
1/2 a on 2 1/2 r ** 
Surcharged with fancy letters (1902)

  '18 AVOS' 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
18 a 2 1/2 r ****** 
Surcharged with fancy letters and overprinted 'REPUBLICA'
in red (1915)
  '18 AVOS' 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
18 a on 2 1/2 r **** 

 

1894 King Charles I (Carlos I) in an ellipse

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

Surcharged with fancy letters (1902)

  '6 AVOS' on 5 r yellow
  '6 AVOS' on 10 r lilac
  '6 AVOS' on 15 r brown
  '6 AVOS' on 25 r green
  '6 AVOS' on 80 r green
  '6 AVOS' on 100 r brown on yellow
  '6 AVOS' on 200 r blue on red
  '18 AVOS' on 20 r lilac
  '18 AVOS' on 50 r blue
  '18 AVOS' on 75 r red
  '18 AVOS' on 150 r red on red
  '18 AVOS' 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
6 a on 5 r **** 
6 a on 10 r**** 
6 a on 15 r**** 
6 a on 25 r**** 
6 a on 80 r**** 
6 a on 100 r**** 
6 a on 200 r**** 
18 a on 20 r****** 
18 a on 50 r****** 
18 a on 75 r****** 
18 a on 150 r****** 
18 a on 300 r****** 

Bisected stamp
The 6 avos on 300 r exists bisected.

Surcharged with fancy letters and overprinted 'REPUBLICA' (1913-15)


(Reduced sizes)

  '6 AVOS' on 5 r yellow (REPUBLICA red)
  '6 AVOS' on 10 r lilac (REPUBLICA green or red)
  '6 AVOS' on 15 r brown (REPUBLICA red)
  '6 AVOS' on 25 r green (REPUBLICA red)
  '6 AVOS' on 80 r green (REPUBLICA red)
  '6 AVOS' on 100 r brown on yellow (REPUBLICA red)
  '6 AVOS' on 200 r blue on red (REPUBLICA red)
  '18 AVOS' on 20 r lilac (REPUBLICA red)
  '18 AVOS' on 50 r blue (REPUBLICA red)
  '18 AVOS' on 75 r red (REPUBLICA green or red)
  '18 AVOS' on 150 r red on red (REPUBLICA green or red)
  '18 AVOS' on 300 r blue on red (REPUBLICA 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
With local 'REPUBLICA' overprint
6 a on 10 r****Green 'REPUBLICA'
6 a on 15 r****Red 'REPUBLICA'
6 a on 25 r****Red 'REPUBLICA'
6 a on 80 r****Red 'REPUBLICA'
6 a on 100 r****Red 'REPUBLICA'
18 a on 20 r******Red 'REPUBLICA'
18 a on 50 r******Red 'REPUBLICA'
18 a on 75 r******Green 'REPUBLICA'
18 a on 150 r******Green 'REPUBLICA'
18 a on 300 r******Red 'REPUBLICA'
With general broad red 'REPUBLICA' overprint
6 a on 5 r **** 
6 a on 10 r** 
6 a on 15 r** 
6 a on 25 r** 
6 a on 80 r** 
6 a on 100 r** 
6 a on 200 r** 
18 a on 20 r**** 
18 a on 50 r**** 
18 a on 75 r**** 
18 a on 150 r**** 
18 a on 300 r**** 
Overprinted 'REPUBLICA' and two surcharges 


(Reduced sizes)

  '2' and bars on '18 AVOS' on 20 r lilac (1913)
  '2' and bars on '18 AVOS' on 50 r blue (1913)
  '2' and bars on '18 AVOS' on 75 r red (1913)
  '2' and bars on '18 AVOS' on 150 r red on red (1913)
  '2' and bars on '6 AVOS' on 25 r green (1919)
  '2' and bars on '6 AVOS' on 80 r green (1919)

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 on 18 a on 20 r **** 
2 on 18 a on 50 r**** 
2 on 18 a on 75 r **** 
2 on 18 a on 150 r **** 
2 on 6 a on 25 r ****** 
2 on 6 a on 80 r****** 

 

Macao 1895-1920 and miscellaneous


Stamps - Selos - Briefmarken - Timbres-Poste - Postzegels - Francobolli - Estampillas

Copyright by Evert Klaseboer

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