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Castellorizo

French occupation

Italian dominion

20th June 1920

11th July 1922

French colony 36

Italian colony 5

FrCas1
ItCast1
French occupation
Italian dominion
  20th June 1920 Sc SG-F1 11th July 1922 Sc SG1 xxx

French occupation
Italian dominion
20th June 1920
11th July 1922
Description V/H Scott SG Mi Y&T  
French Occupation French post offices in the Levant overprinted
1 centime Grey H 1 F1      
other values 2 centimes to 30c H 2-9 F2-F9      
values 40c to 20 piasters V 10-13 F10-F13      
Italian dominion
5 centessimi green   51 1      
other values 10c to 85c   52-59 2-9      

Vertical or Horizontal overprint.
Scott [2] lists both the French and Italian issues serially under Casterllorizo. Gibbons lists them separately in Parts 6 and 8 of the catalogue.

Scott [1] states that, "Formerly a Turkish possession, Castellorizo was occupied by the French in 1915 and ceded to Italy after World War I. In 1945 it became part of Greece", along with the Dodecanese Islands.

Gibbons [2] elaborates that it first used French o/i Lavant stamps with special cancellations, then overprints from 1920. B.N.F. = Base Navale Française. Later overprints were inscribed O.N.F. for Occupation Navale Française and O.F.,Occupation Française .