The Olympic Issues of Greece 

1906 

Overprints on stamps used as revenues



An unknown number of the 1906 issue stamps, were overprinted for revenue purposes as:
Education tax, Judiciary Fee, additional Tax and Social Welfare.

It is not known to us the timing of overprints, but according to the dates
on the document, we can suggest 1907 till 1917 as the printing period.

The overprints are dicern to

1.
Education Tax (1907)
ΧΑΡΤΟΣΗΜΟΝ ΕΚΠΑΙΔΕΥΤ. ΤΕΛΩΝ
1a  3 Drachmae stamp (black overprint gothic letters)
1b  5 Drachmae stamp (carmine overprint gothic letters)
1906_08_08a_l

2.

 

Education Tax with additional value (1907?)
2a  3 Drachmae 3 on 1 Drachma (carmine overprint)
2b  3 Drachmae 3 on 2 Drachmae stamp (black overprint)

3.

 

Judiciary Fee ΘΕΜΙΣ (year ... ?)
3a  2 Drachmae stamp (black overprint)
3b  5 Drachmae stamp (carmine + black overprint)

3.  1906_08_08b_l

4.

 

Judiciary Fee ΘΕΜΙΣ (1910)
25 Lepta stamp (black overprint, gothic letter

4. 1906_08_08c_l

5.

 

Additional Tax Π.Τ. ΛΕΠΤΩΝ 40 (1917)
Special revenue for different usages
40 Lepta stamp (black overprint)

5. 1906_08_08d_l

6.

 

Social Welfare Κ.Π. (1917)
6a  1 Lepton stamp (black overprint)
6b  1 Lepton stamp (black overprint inverted)
6c  3 Lepta stamp (black overprint)
6d 3 Lepta stamp (black overprint inverted)

6. 1906_08_08e_l


There are a lot of varieties on this Social Welfare Overprint




Last Updated on Sunday, 26 September 2010 16:36
 

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