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1868 Stamps of Portugal of 1866 (embossed type with curved value labels) overprinted 'MADEIRA'

Imperforate

  20 r brown
  50 r green
  80 r orange
  100 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
20 rRRRR 
50 rRRRR 
80 rRRRR 
100 rRRRR 
Perforated (1868)

  5 r black (overprinted in red)
  10 r yellow
  20 r brown
  25 r red
  50 r green
  80 r orange
  100 r lilac
  120 r blue
  240 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 rRR 
10 rRRRR 
20 rRRRR 
25 rRRR 
50 rRRRRRR 
80 rRRRRRR 
100 rRRRRR 
120 rRRRR 
240 rRRRRRR 

I have seen a reprint of the 5 r black with a black 'MADEIRA' overprint (it should be red!).

Forged overprints: I have seen many stamps of Portugal with a forged 'MADEIRA' overprint.

Reprints also exist.

 

1871 Stamps of Portugal of 1871 (embossed type with straight value labels) overprinted 'MADEIRA'

  5 r black (overprinted in red)
  10 r yellow
  10 r green
  15 r brown
  20 r brown
  25 r red
  50 r green
  50 r blue
  80 r orange
  100 r lilac
  120 r blue
  150 r bleu
  150 r yellow
  240 r violet
  300 r violet


(Typical cancellation)

'Imperforate' stamps with value 25 r blue and 50 r red are cuts from envelopes (issued 1879). Postcards in the same design also exist: 10 r brown, 15 r brown, 20 r blue, 25 r red and 30 r green (all issued from 1878 to 1880).

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 yellowRR 
10 r greenRRRR 
15 r****** 
20 rRR 
25 r****** 
50 r greenRR 
50 r blueRRR 
80 rRRRR 
100 rRRRR 
120 rRRRR 
150 r blueRRRR 
150 r yellowRRRRRR 
240 rRRRRRR 
300 rRRRR 

Reprints exist.

 

1872 Newspaper stamp of Portugal of 1872 overprinted 'MADEIRA'

  2 1/2 r olive

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****** 

 

1880 Stamps of Portugal (king Louis) overprinted 'MADEIRA'

  5 r black (overprint in red)
  25 r grey
  25 r 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
5 rRR 
25 r grey****** 
25 r blueR*** 

 

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

  2 1/2 r green
  5 r red
  10 r lilac
  25 r green
  50 r blue
  75 r lilac
  100 r brown
  150 r brown

These stamps have perforation 14.

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 ** 
5 r** 
10 r** 
25 r**** 
50 r**** 
75 r**** 
100 r****** 
150 r****** 

Overprinted 'REPUBLICA' (1911)
  2 1/2 r green
  'REIS 15 REIS' on 5 r red
  25 r green
  50 r blue
  75 r brown
  80 on 150 r yellow
  100 r brown
  '1$1000' on 10 r lilac

These overprinted stamps were actually used in Portugal.

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 ** 
15 r on 5 r** 
25 r** 
50 r**** 
75 r** 
80 on 150 r** 
100 r** 
1$1000 on 10 r **** 

Overprinted 'VASCO DA GAMA 1924 1925 2$00' (1926)
  '2$00' 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
'2$00' on 10 r**** 

 

1929 Ceres issue to fund a museum

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  3 c violet
  4 c yellow
  5 c blue
  6 c brown
  10 c orange
  15 c green
  16 c brown
  25 c red
  32 c green
  40 c brown
  64 c blue
  80 c brown
  96 c red
  1$00 black
  1$20 red
  1$60 blue
  2$40 yellow
  3$36 green
  4$50 red
  7$00 blue

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