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Seychelles

5th April 1890

- see also Zil Elwannyen Sesel

British colony 46

Seychelles Sc1a
  Sc1a SG1 xxx

perf 14, Crown CA wmk, typo
Printed by De La Rue, London.

Description Date Die Scott SG § Mi Y&T  
BREAKER
2 cents green and rose 1892 II 1 9      
2c green and rose   I 1a 1      
2c orange-brown and green 1900   2 28      
3c dark violet and orange 1893   3 22      
4c carmine-rose and green 1892 II 4 10      
4c carmine-rose and green   I 4a 2      
6c carmine rose 1900   5 29      
8c brown-violet and ultra 1892 II 6 11      
8c brown-violet and ultra   I 6a 3      
10c ultra and brown 1892 II 7 12      
10c ultra and brown   I 7a 4      
12c olive-grey and green 1893   8 23      
13c slate and black 1892 II 9 13      
13c slate and black   I 9a 5      
15c olive-green and violet 1893   10 24      
15c ultra 1900   11 30      
16c orange-brown and blue   I 12 6      
16c orange-brown and blue 1892 II 12a 14      
18c ultra 1897   13 31      
36c brown and rose 1897   14 32      
45c brown and rose 1893   15 25      
48c ochre and green   I 16 7      
75c yellow and purple 1900   17 33      
96c violet and carmine   I 18 8      
1 rupee violet and red 1897   19 34      
1.50r black and rose 1900   20 35      
2.25r violet and green 1900   21 36      

Seychelles Sc339
Independence
1976 Sc339 SG355

Date of issue, where other than 1890
Die I - shading to the right of the diamond in the tiara band. Die II - no shading.
§ SG15-21 are 1893 surcharges, Sc22-26. SG26-27 are 1896 surcharges, Sc27-28.

Seychelles was administered from nearby Mauritius from 1810 until 1903. Mauritian stamps were used from 1848 until 1890, identified by cancellation. Stamps were issued for Seychelles in 1890.

Seychelles became independent in June 1976.

Sources: ScS, SGP1.

Images from David Olson, ebay.

FI ref: 263 Page credit: NB

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