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France, varieties on postage stamp issues in the 5th Republic


1961. Marianne de Cocteau. Lithography. Perforation 13.

0.20 franc, blue and red.

Types
I and II France, Marianne de Cocteau stamp types: Type I to the left and Type II to the right (additional ornament) Type I: without the additional blue ornament touching number 2 in denomination
Type II: additional blue ornament touching number 2 in denomination

 

Possible constant varieties (not mentioned in literature)
1 Part of the eye missing France, Marianne de Cocteau stamp error: Part of the eye missing

 

1961/62. Tourism: French cities. Lithography. Perforation 13.

0.50 francs, blue and green (Cognac)

Types
Note: many stages of plate wearing exist: from all three boats being well visible to missing altogether.

Types
France, postage stamp: three boats on the river
Three boats
France, postage stamp: two boats on the river
Two boats
France, postage stamp: one boat on the river
One boat

Boats missing

 

Bibliography


  1. Yvert & Tellier 2006, Tome 1, Timbres de France, ISBN 2-86814-681-7
  2. Michel West- und Mitteleuropa 2005/2006, Schwaneberger Verlag GmbH, ISBN 3-87858-682-5