Portugal and Colonies – AFINSA stamp catalogue edition Published by Afinsa. pages printed in Colour. Portuguese language As well as the stamps . This article is an incomplete list of stamp catalogs. An early stamp catalogue from Scott published in AFA specialkatalog: Danmark, Færøerne, Grønland, Dansk Vestindien og Slesvig (Denmark); Afinsa (Portugal); Anfils (Spain); Australasian stamp catalogue (Australia) Linn’s Stamp News. ^ “Hibernian Catalogue “. An Post. Retrieved. Results 49 – 96 of Sheets nrs e x2 stamps/93 AFINSA . Portugal Migratory Fishes (miniature sheet) MNH. minor defect at back (see.

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Fascinating stuff that shows why sometimes its not a bad idea for general collectors to consider investing in specialized catalogs. InMadeira received intaglio printed stamps with typographic denominations; they were made by Perkins Bacon wfinsa London. Sunday, February 8, Portuguese Congo. As mentioned, “Portuguese Congo” was subsequently absorbed into Angola, and Angola stamps were then used for the former protectorate.

I just got a copy of the Afinsa specialized catalog for the Portuguese Colonies and discovered some very neat info regarding the Ceres issue for several of the Portuguese colonies. A is for Aden and Z is for Zanzibar Angola,King Carlos, r on r brown 75ao. The sameness to stamp issues for many Portuguese colonies makes them, perhaps, less exciting to collect for some WW classical era enthusiasts.

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The Ceres stamps were declared obsolete September 30,having been superseded in by the Caravel series of definitives. The next 23 stamp issue, shown above, was another “King Carlos” portrait, and released between This page was last edited on 31 Octoberat Now what is between? A surcharged 12 stamp issue on the set was produced in And each star the left one and the right one can have their own orientation!


Contains Any cplnias Contains All words. And he has the Colonias on sale now it wasn’t as cheap when i bought it last month The “usual” “Republica” overprinted issue found for Portuguese colonies is also found here on 15 stamps.

The Ceres series of Portuguese postage stamps is a definitive series depicting the Roman goddess Ceres that was issued between and clnias Portugal and its colonies. That page is located after the “Portugal” section. Jim May 31, at 3: Shown above is an example on a newspaper stamp, but another example is shown heading the “Out of the Blue” section.

Can’t post an image here but here is a direct link to a scan of the Congo Ceres issue page to give you an idea of the detail Afinsa gives. Those colonies with short names that had stars placed on either side of their name at the bottom of the stamps Port Congo, Port Guinea, Port India, Macao, Tete and Timor have varieties based on the relative orientation of the stars. Note the obvious “CTO” – like cancellation.

By contrast, Angola has 40 “Ceres” stamps in the catalogue. Ceres stamps were issued in the Portuguese colonies as well, in a key plate design with the denominations and name of the colony printed in black.

It appears the 40s editions have the same coverage.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The “common issue” Vasco da Gama set is also found here. It’s somewhat ludicrous how hard it is to find proper reviews on some specialized literature; especially when considering the costs involved.

Sttamps are very detailed, but the wealth of information they provide can stammps itself with just a lucky find or two from a dealer unaware of the specialized information. Portugal proclaimed sovereignty over the territory inand it was given the status as a protectorate of the Portuguese crown. Views Read Edit View history. The stamps were overprinted and surcharged on the stamps of Macao 8 stampsPortuguese Africa 8 stampsand Timor 8 stamps.


Both “King Carlos” stamp sets should be quite familiar in appearance, as they are also sta,ps for most other Portuguese colonies. The series were issued between February 16, and However, in the Azoresthe Ceres stamps in use were Portuguese ones overprinted with the archipelago’s name. Two more great tips! I will need to re-check my Ceres issues for these short named Portuguese colonies with the stars on either side of their Ceres issues, and re-check my feeder albums also. Posted by Jim at 2: The Afinsa specialized catalogue for the Portuguese colonies states that the “short colnas Portuguese colonies Congo, Guinea, India, Macao, Tete, Timor have stars placed on either side of the colony name for the Ceres issue.

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I suspect “real” postally used stamps from these sets are not common, though. Lot – europe and colonies portugal and colonies – Daniel F. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Ceres on stamps.

As for the French area, I really love my Maury catalogs. Cabinda the settlement originally served as a harbor and port for Portuguese slave trade. Deep Blue Steiner has 10 pages for Portuguese Congo, and includes spaces for all the major Scott numbers.

For the world wide classical era philatelist and stamp collector, a country specific philatelic survey is offered by the blog author, Jim Jackson, with two albums: Stsmps to main content. Commons category link is on Wikidata CS1 Portuguese-language sources pt. During their period of issue, they went through several changes:. Kelleher Auctions Internet only Sale of U.