DOIG'S ETHIOPIA STAMP CATALOGUE

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1925-1930 Postage Due Issues

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1925 - 1g; 1927 - 1/8g, ¼g, ½g, 2g
Rubber handstamped by the Ethiopian Post Office on the 1919 Definitive issue.
SC: J50-54. SG: D207-211. MI: P36. YV: T43.
202 1/8 g Black handstamp  
203  ¼ g Black handstamp  
204 ½ g Black handstamp  
205
 
1 g Black handstamp
a. Inverted
b. Double

 

 

206 

 

2 g Black handstamp
a. Inverted
d. Double, both inverted

 

 

Notes:
1. The postal use of this issue was very limited. Postal use of the low values has not been confirmed. The 1g and 2g are know with postal cancels off cover.
2. Overprints are typically fuzzy from a worn handstamp, and often light.
3. FORGERIES. This issue was extensively forged. See the forgery listing for the 1908 postage dues. Some forgeries are on reprints; see 1919 Reprints for identification.
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1930 ?
Rubber handstamped by the Ethiopian Post Office on the 1917 Second Coronation Commemorative issue.
SC: J55-56. SG: None. MI: None. YV: None.
206A ¼ g Black handstamp  
206B ½ g Black handstamp  
206C 1 g Black handstamp  
206D 2 g Black handstamp  
206E 4g Black handstamp  
206F 8g Black handstamp  
206G 16g Black handstamp  
Notes:
1. the status of these stamps is unknown. Covers or postally used stamps have not been reported.
2. Overprints are typically fuzzy from a worn handstamp, and often light.
3. FORGERIES. See the forgery listing for the 1908 postage dues

                    Revised: August 3, 2002