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Benin colony

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Stamps (46)

All collections (9)

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Name: Benin colony (BJ)
What: colony

French establishments on the Bight of Benin briefly used their own stamps, then adopted those of adjacent Dahomey in 1895.

Areas: Africa, France

Stamps issued from 1892 to 1894

Numbers issued (approximate):
to 1940: 48



All types unwatermarked

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

Overprints: Benin colony (4)


Links:

Wikipedia
WP philately
Commons Stamps of Benin
Skap Benin
WSA Benin
WSA Benin

Catalogs:
Yvert et Tellier
Michel
Stamp Number

Cross-references

Related albums
ARC - Benin
WSA Benin BOB


Chart of stamps issued by year (blue):
20
1892 1893 1894