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Stamps (100)
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Images (133)
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Things

Name: French Colonies (FRCOL)
What: country

The French government periodically issued stamps for use in all French colonies lacking stamps of their own.

Areas: France

Stamps issued from 1862 to 1945

Numbers issued (approximate):
to 1940: 80 ; to 1990: 100



All types unwatermarked

Currencies used: 100c=1fr (French franc)

Overprints: Annam & Tonkin (6), Benin colony (16), Cochin China (5), DiegoSuarez (19), Reunion (29), French Congo (16), French Guiana (28), French India (4), French Sudan (2), Gabon (13), Guadeloupe (22), IndoChina (2), Madagascar (7), Martinique (28), New Caledonia (13), NossiBe (27), Obock (31), St. Pierre & Miquelon (19), Senegal (35), Tahiti (56)


Links:

Wikipedia
WP philately
Colnect General Issues

Catalogs:
Yvert et Tellier
Michel
AFA number

Cross-references
Image cross-references
Data missing
Stamp problems

Related albums
ARC - French Colonies


Chart of stamps issued by year (blue), plus estimate of types still unrecorded (dotted red lines):
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Years 1862 to 1880
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Chart of stamps (blue) with illustrations (green):
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