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Tangier postal stationery

Note: the numbering system used below is copyright GBOS, and may not be used without permission.
This is a simplified listing. The numbers below follow on from those used for Morocco (Spanish currency) The only postal stationery overprinted for Tangier is registered envelopes, and these did not appear until 1950, well after all other overprinted registered letters had stopped being used.

 

Registration envelopes

Tangier registered G6 5d-halfd

MR10-13 King George VI. 5d brown envelope overprinted TANGIER. 1950. sizes F, G, H, K.

Tangier registered G6 6d-halfd

MR14-18 King George VI. 6d purple envelope overprinted TANGIER. 1950. sizes F, G, H, K.

Tangier registered G6 8d-halfd sans-seriffed

MR19-21 King George VI. 8d grey envelope overprinted TANGIER. 1953. sizes G, H, K.

Tangier registered G6 8d-halfd seriffed

MR22 as above but seriffed font in instructions at the top. 1953. size G. These were only issued unoverprinted in sizes F & G, and size F was not issued with the Tangier overprint in any of the series shown here. The seriffed font continued for sizes F & G of the Queen Elizabeth series below.

Tangier registered QE size G

Tangier registered QE size H

MR23-24 Queen Elizabeth. 8d grey envelope overprinted TANGIER. 1955. sizes G, H. The size G shows the same seriffed font as No. MR21 above, and the size H shows the sans-serif font as in MR18-20 above.


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