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Stamps of Argentina

Republic of ArgentinaEdit

1862-1864Edit

With accent on 'U' of 'REPUBLICA' in 1862, without accent in 1863-1864.

1864-1867 RivadaviaEdit

Portrait of Bernardino Rivadavia (1780-1845), the first president of Argentina. Watermarked script 'RA'.

Imperforate, clear impressionsEdit

Perforated 11.5, dull to worn impressionsEdit

Philatelic fakes and forgeriesEdit

1867 RivadaviaEdit

Without watermark.

1867-1874 Famous PeopleEdit

1877-1880 Famous PeopleEdit

1882Edit

'1/2 PROVISORIO' black surcharge on 1867-1868 5c Rivadavia issue in two distinct types. 'PROVISORIO' Type I has a large 'P' and 'V', in type II these are smaller. Several overprint errors are known.

1884-1885Edit

1888-1890 Famous PeopleEdit

12 values (1/2 C to 50 C) inscribed CORREOS ARGENTINOS.

1888-1891 Famous PeopleEdit

Inscribed 'CORREOS Y TELEGRAPHOS'.

1892-1897Edit

1899-1903Edit

21 values (1/2 C to 20 Pesos) with the representation of Argentina (sitting woman, coat of Armes and sunrise). Sun watermark.

1908-1909Edit

16 values (1/2 C to 1 Peso) with a portrait of General de San Martin (1778-1850), from a painting of J.B. Malou. Sun watermark modified (Wm.4). The 1 Peso is bi-colour.

Buenos Ayres 1858-1862Edit

Corrientes 1856-1880 (Geneva forgeries)Edit

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