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Stamps printed in excessive quantities

According to an article in the Philatelic Webmaster Organization, some companies that have printed stamps on behalf of poor countries (especially in Africa) are printed in excessive quantities aimed at collecting.

Stamps are only apparently approved by local postal administrations,

The article mentions in particular

many stamps and leaflets related to minerals, from countries such as Chad, Comoros, Mali, Niger, Congo , 

Burundi, Guinea Rep., Guiné Bissau Rep.,

Solomon Is., S.Tome & Prince, Togolaise Rep.....

Therefore since December 2015 no longer updated images of stamps of the these country.

They are printed without glue and high prices.


Black number = Scott catalog

Blue or  red number = Yvert et Tellier catalog



Image  Country Year Subject Yvert Set

Artsakh Rep.

ex Nagorno Karabakh

2018 Various minerals​ Cind 8 val
6637GMB15.jpg Gambia 2015 Various minerals and gems 5595-5600 6 val
6644GMB15.jpg Gambia 2015 Various minerals 5601-5604 4 val
6635GMB15.jpg Gambia 2015 Rhodocrhosite BF 865 1 val
6477GUIB21.jpg Guiné Bissau 2021 Fluorite BF 2 val
6673KYR20.jpg Kazakhstan 2020 Various minerals 901-906 6 val
6651LBR20.jpg Liberia 2020 Various minerals and gems 6193-6198 6 val
6649LBR20.jpg Liberia 2020 Fluorite, Emerald BF788 1 val
6633MOZ18.jpg Moçambique


2018 Various minerals 7922-25​ 4 val
6632MOZ18.jpg Moçambique


2018​ Anglesite and various minerals BF 1307​ 1 val


Image Country Year Subject Yvert Set
6601GUB21.jpg Guinè-Bissau 2021 Various meteorites n.c. 3 val
6609GUB21.jpg Guinè-Bissau 2021 Meteorite Campo del Cielo BF 1 val
6605GUB21.jpg Guinè-Bissau 2021 Siderite BF 1 val
6607GUB21.jpg Guinè-Bissau 2021 Meteorite Canon Diablo BF 1 val

Gems and Jewels

Image Country Year Subject Yvert Set
6653LBR20.jpg Liberia 2020 Ruby rough 6194 6193-6198
6654LBR20.jpg Liberia 2020 Sapphire Rough 6196 "

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