French Colonies – Gabon 1925-27


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Surcharges set of eight, affixed to portions of album page, some stamps handstamped “COLONIAS” in deep blue or “Especimen” (5) by the Portuguese Post Office on receipt from the UPU in Berne, before sending to one of its Colonial Post Offices.  The 1925 65 on 1f, 85 on 1f, like almost all 1924 and early 1925 issues in the archive did not receive any handstamp  (SG 115-122).