8th May 1924
perf 14x13½, no wmk
Printed at the Government Print Works, Paris.
|French stamps overprinted in red, blue or black|
|½ centime on 1c slate||1|
|1 centime dark grey||1||2|
|other values 2c to 5 francs||2-32||3-33|
Algeria became a French Department in July 1830, although internal hostilities continued until 1847 and, to a lesser extent, thereafter. French stamps were used until 1924 and again between July 1958 and independence in 1962.
4th July 1962
|1962 Sc286 SG386|
The first stamps after independence were overprinted "ER" with or without a bar for Etat Algérien.