R

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R overprinted on stamps of Colombia Panama – registration stamp
R overprinted on stamps of French Colonies France – Reunion – 1885
R overprinted on stamps of Panama Panama – registration stamp – 1916-1917
R overprinted on stamps of Colombia Colombia – airmail registration stamp – 1923-1932
RABAUL and DEUTSCH NEUGUINEA German New Guinea – registration label
RAJASTHAN overprinted on stamps of India – Jaipur India – Rjasthan – 1949
RANDERS BY-POST Denmark – Randers – local post – 1880s
RAPPEN and FRANCO Switzerland – 1850s issues
RARATONGA overprinted on stamps of New Zealand Cook Islands – 1919, 1921, 1926-1928, 1931
RARATONGA Cook Islands – 1919-1932
RATNI DOPRINOS and N. D. HRVATSKA Croatia – postal tax stamp – 1944 – ‘Hrvatska’ is Croation for ‘Croatia’
RAYON Switzerland – early federal administration issues
RAYON and RP. Switzerland – 1850s issues
R.B. overprinted on stamps of South Australia South Australia – official stamps – Road Board – 1868-1874
R. COMMISSARIATO CIVILE TERRITORI SLOVENI OCCUPATI LUBIANA overprinted on stamps of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia – Ljubijana – Italian occupation – 1941
R DE C overprinted on stamps of Nicaragua Nicaragua – postal tax stamp – 1922-1936
R DE COLOMBIA D DE A PROVISIONAL Colombia – Antioquia
R DE PANAMA overprinted on stamps of Colombia Panama – 1903-1904
RDM and OVS Orange Free State – official stamp – 1896-1899 – “Rijdende Dienst Macht” – “mounted police force”
RECAPITO AUTHORIZZATO Italy – authorized delivery stamp – used on privately delivered letters
RECARGO Spain – 1898
RECEBER Portuguese Colonies – postage due
RECOMENDADA and EE UU DE COLOMBIA Colombia – registration stamp – 1881
RECOUVREMENTS and MONACO Monaco – postage due stamp – 1910-19
RED CROSS overprinted on stamps of Straits Settlements Straits Settlements – semi-postal stamp – 1917
RED CROSS overprinted on stamps of North Borneo North Borneo – semi-postal stamp
RED CROSS overprinted on stamps of Malaya – Trengganu Malaya – Trengganu – semi-postal stamp
REDONDA Antigua – Redonda is an island that is part of Antigua
REFUGEE RELIEF and INDIA India – postal tax stamp
REFUGEE RELIEF and INDIA and SERVICE India – official stamp
REGATUL ROMANIEI overprinted on stamps of Hungary Hungary – Romanian occupation – Transylvania issue – 1919
REGENCE DE TUNIS Tunisia
REGENCE DE TVNIS Tunisia – ‘V’ is actually a ‘U’
REGGENZA ITALIANA DEL CARNARO overprinted on stamps of Fiume Fiume – 1920 – for use in Veglia and Arbe islands
REGIERUNGS DIENSTSACHE overprinted on stamps of Liechtenstein Liechtenstein – official stamp – 1932-1941
REGIERUNGS DIENSTSACHE Liechtenstein – official stamp – 1950-1989
REGISTRATION LOWER CANADA Canada – revenue stamp – registered letter stamp?
REGISTRATION QUEBEC Canada – revenue stamp – Quebec, Canada
REGNO D’ITALIA Italy
REGNO D’ITALIA overprinted on stamps of Austria Austria – Italian administration
REGNO D’ITALIA overprinted on stamps of Fiume Fiume – 1920
REGNO D’ITALIA overprinted on stamps of Fiume Fiume – 1924
REGNO D’ITALIA and COLONIA ERITREA Eritrea
REGNO D’ITALIA and TASSA DI TRANSPORTO and COMMITTENTE Italy – revenue stamp
REGNO D’ITALIA and TASSA DI TRANSPORTO and DESTINARIO Italy – revenue stamp
REGNO D’ITALIA and TASSA DI TRANSPORTO and VETTORE Italy – revenue stamp
REGNO D’ITALIA and TRENTINO overprinted on stamps of Austria Austria – Italian occupation – 1918
REGNO D’ITALIA and VENEZIA GIULIA overprinted on stamps of Austria Austria – Italian occupation – 1918
REICH Germany
REICHSPOST Germany
REIS and no country name Portugal
REJISTRO and CORREOS NALES and EE UU DE COLOMBIA Colombia – registration stamp
RELIEF TAX overprinted on stamps of Australia Australia – New South Wales – revenue stamp
REP. DE GUINEA ECUATORIAL Equatorial Guinea
REP DEM POP LAO Laos
REP. DI S. MARINO San Marino
REP DIS MARINO and BOLLO POSTALE San Marino – 1877-1899
REP. FED. ISLAMIQUE DES COMORES Comoro Islands
REP ITALIANA Italy – 1952-1955
REPOBLIKA DEMOKRATIKA MALAGASY Madagascar
REPOBLIKA MALAGASY Madagascar
REP. O. DEL URUGUAY Uruguay
REP O DEL URUGUAY and EXTERIOR Uruguay – parcel post stamp
REP SHQIPTARE Albania
REP. S. MARINO San Marino
REP. SYRIENNE Syria
REPUBBLICA DI S. MARINO San Marino
REPUBBLICA ITALIANA Italy – 1952-1955
REPUBBLICA SOCIALE ITALIANA Italy – Italian Socialist Republic – 1944
REPUB FRANC and perforated France
REPUB FRANC and imperforate French Colonies
REPUBLICA ANGOLA Angola
REPUBLICA ARGENTINA Argentina
REPUBLICA ARGENTINA and CORREOS Y TELEGRAPHOS Argentina – 1888-1890 issues
REPUBLICA COLOMBIA Colombia
REPUBLICA CONGO overprinted on stamps of Portuguese Colonies Portuguese Congo
REPUBLICA DA GUINE BISSAU Guinea Bissau
REPUBLICA DE BOLIVIA Bolivia
REPUBLICA DE CABO VERDE Cape Verde
REPUBLICA DE CHILE and GARRAFAS VONOS and NOMBRE DEL ENVASADOR O IMPORTADOR and CONTROL IMPUESTO Chile – revenue stamp – wine
REPUBLICA DE CHILE and IMPUESTO PAGADO and LICORES and NOMBRE DEL IMPORTADOR O FABRICANTE Chile – revenue stamp – liquor
REPUBLICA DE COLOMBIA Colombia
REPUBLICA DE COSTA RICA Costa Rica
REPUBLICA DE CUBA Cuba
REPUBLICA DE CUBA and VICTORIA Cuba – postal tax stamp – 1942-1944
REPUBLICA DE CUBA and ZONA FRANCA DEL PUERTO DEL MATANZAS Cuba – 1936 – Matanzas issue
REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR El Salvador
REPUBLICA DE GUINEA ECUATORIAL Equatorial Guinea
REPUBLICA DE HONDURAS Honduras
REPUBLICA DEL ECUADOR Ecuador
REPUBLICA DEL ECUADOR and TIMBRE PATRIOTICO Ecuador – postal tax stamp – 1937-1942
REPUBLICA DEL PARAGUAY Paraguay
REPUBLICA DE NICARAGUA Nicaragua
REPUBLICA DE PANAMA Panama
REPUBLICA DE PANAMA overprinted on stamps of Colombia Panama
REPUBLICA DE PANAMA and TIMBRE PARA LICORES EXTRANJEROS and ZONA CANAL Canal Zone – revenue stamp – liquor
REPUBLICA DE PANAMA and TIMBRE PARA LICORES NACIONALES and ZONA CANAL Canal Zone – revenue stamp – liquor
REPUBLICA DOMINICANA Dominican Republic
REPUBLICA DOMINICANA and MULTA Dominican Republic – postage due stamp
REPUBLICA ESPANOLA Spain
REPUBLICA ESPANOLA overprinted on stamps of Spanish Sahara Spanish Sahara – 1931
REPUBLICA INHAMBANE overprinted on stamps of Macao, Timor, or Portuguese Africa Inhambane
REPUBLICA KIONGA overprinted on stamps of Lourenco Marques Kionga
REPUBLICA MOCAMBIQUE Mozambique
REPUBLICA O DEL URUGUAY Uruguay
REPUBLICAO DEL URUGUAY and MENSAJERIAS Uruguay – special delivery stamp – 1922-1957
REPUBLIC ORIENTAL Uruguay – 1860s issues
REPUBLICA ORIENTAL DEL URUGUAY Uruguay
REPUBLICA ORIENTAL URUGUAY Uruguay
REPUBLICA PARAGUAY Paraguay
REPUBLICA POPULARA ROMANIA Romania
REPUBLICA PORTUGESE and PADROES DA GRANDE GUERRA Portugal – postal tax stamp – 1925
REPUBLICA PORTUGESE and PADROES DA GRANDE GUERRA and PORTEADO A RECEBER Portugal – postal tax due stamp – 1925
REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA Portugal
REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA ANGOLA Angola
REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA CABO VERDE Cape Verde
REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA CONGO Portuguese Congo
REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA and ENCOMENDAS POSTAIS Portugal – parcel post stamp
REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA GUINEA Portuguese Guinea
REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA MACAU Macao
REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA MOCAMBIQUE Mozambique
REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA and PORTEADO CORREIO Portugal – postage due stamp
REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA QUELIMANE Quelimane
REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA TETE Tete
REPUBLICA PORTUGUESA TIMOR Timor
REPUBLICA QUELIMANE overprinted on stamps of Portuguese Colonies Quelimane – 1913
REPUBLICA S. TOME E. PRINCIPE overprinted on stamps of Portuguese Colonies Saint Thomas and Prince Islands
REPUBLICA TAX DE GUERRA Portuguese Guinea – war tax stamp
REPUBLICA TETE overprinted on stamps of Portuguese Colonies Tete
REPUBLICA VENEZUELA Venezuela
REPUBLIC LIBERIA Liberia
REPUBLIC OF BIAFRA Biafra – 196?-19?? – a short lived area that revolted from Nigeria
REPUBLIC OF BOTSWANA overprinted on stamps of Bechuanaland Protectorate Botswana – 1966-1967 issues
REPUBLIC OF CHINA Taiwan
REPUBLIC OF HAWAII United States of America – Hawaii
REPUBLIC OF IRAQ Iraq
REPUBLIC OF KENYA Kenya
REPUBLIC OF LIBERIA Liberia
REPUBLIC OF MALDIVES Maldive Islands
REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE Singapore – 1966
REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA South Africa
REPUBLIEK STELLALAND Stellaland – 1884-1885 – short lived republic – located in what is now South Africa
REPUBLIEK VAN SUID AFRIKA South Africa
REPUBLIKA HRVATSKA Croatia – ‘Hrvatska’ is Croation for ‘Croatia’
REPUBLIKA NG PILIPINAS Philippines – Japanese occupation stamp – 1944
REPUBLIKA POP E SHQIPERISE Albania
REPUBLIKA POPULLORE E SHQIPERISE Albania
REPUBLIKA SHQIPTARE Albania
REPUBLIK INDONESIA Indonesia
REPUBLIK INDONESIA and IB West Irian – sometimes known as West New Guinea – “barat” is Indonesian for “west” – “IB” – “Irian Barat” – “West Irian”
REPUBLIK INDONESIA and IRIAN BARAT West Irian – sometimes known as West New Guinea – “barat” is Indonesian for “west”
REPUBLIK INDONESIA and POS UDARA Indonesia – airmail stamp
REPUBLIK INDONESIA SERIKAT Indonesia – 1950 issues – United States of Indonesia – ‘Republik Indonesia Serikat’ – ‘Republic Indonesia United’
REPUBLIK MALUKU SELATAN Indonesia – private stamps issued from a part of Indonesia that was ‘in revolt’ – not postally valid – “Republik Maluku Selatan” is “Republic of South Moluccas”
REPUBLIK OSTERREICH Austria
REPUBLIQUE ARABE UNIE and SYRIE Syria – United Arab Republic issues
REPUBLIQUE AUTONOME DU TOGO Togo
REPUBLIQUE BURUNDI Burundi
REPUBLIQUE CENTRAFRICANE Central Africa
REPUBLIQUE D’AZERBAIJAN Azerbaijan
REPUBLIQUE DE COTE D’IVORE Ivory Coast
REPUBLIQUE DE DJIBOUTI Djibouti
REPUBLIQUE DE GUINEE Guinea
REPUBLIQUE DE GUINEE overprinted on stamps of French West Africa Guinea
REPUBLIQUE DE HAUTE VOLTA Burkina Faso – also known as Upper Volta
REPUBLIQUE DEMOCRATIQUE DU CONGO Congo Democratic Republic – formerly Belgian Congo
REPUBLIQUE D’HAITI Haiti
REPUBLIQUE DU CONGO Congo Democratic Republic – formerly Belgian Congo
REPUBLIQUE DU CONGO Congo People’s Republic – formerly Middle Congo – French
REPUBLIQUE DU DAHOMEY Dahomey – 1960-1975 – becomes Benin after 1975
REPUBLIQUE DU MALI Mali
REPUBLIQUE DU NIGER Niger
REPUBLIQUE DU SENEGAL Senegal, ?? France, French Colonies
REPUBLIQUE DU SENEGAL and OFFICIEL Senegal – official stamps – 1966-1983
REPUBLIQUE DU TCHAD Chad
REPUBLIQUE DU TOGO Togo
REPUBLIQUE DU ZAIRE Zaire – also known as Congo Democratic Republic
REPUBLIQUE FEDERALE DU CAMEROUN Cameroun
REPUBLIQUE FEDERALE ISLAMIQUE DES COMORES Comoro Islands
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE and imperforate French Colonies
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE and perforated France
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE and DIEGO SUAREZ Diego Suarez
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE and FRANCHISE MILITAIRE France – military stamp – ‘Franchise Militaire’ – 1946-1964?
GABON CONGO POSTES and REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE Gabon – 1889
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE and GUINEE French Guinea
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE and MOHELI Moheli – 1906-1907,1912
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE and POSTES and FM France – military stamp – 1946
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE and REUNION France – Reunion
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE and SOUDAN FRANCAIS French Sudan
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE and SULTANT D’ANJOUAN Anjouan – 1892-1907, 1912
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE and UNESCO France – official stamp – United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
REPUBLIQUE FRANC and DIEGO SUAREZ Diego Suarez
REPUBLIQUE GABONAISE Gabon – 1958 and later issues
REPUBLIQUE GABONAISE and TIMBRE TAXE Gabon – postage due stamp – 1962,1978
REPUBLIQUE GEOIRGIENNE Georgia – 1920
REPUBLIQUE GEORGIENNE Georgia – 1920
REPUBLIQUE ISLAMIQUE DE L’IRAN Iran
REPUBLIQUE ISLAMIQUE DE MAURITANIE Mauritania
REPUBLIQUE KHMER Cambodia – 1971-1975
REPUBLIQUE LIBANAISE Lebanon
REPUBLIQUE MALGACHE Madagascar – 1959-1960
REPUBLIQUE POPULAIRE DU BENIN Benin – People’s Republic of Benin
REPUBLIQUE POPULAIRE DU CONGO Congo People’s Republic – formerly Middle Congo – French
REPUBLIQUE POPULAIRE DU KAMPUCHEA Cambodia – 1980-1989
REPUBLIQUE POPULAIRE REVOLUTIONNAIRE DE GUINEE Guinea
REPUBLIQUE RWANDAISE Rwanda
REPUBLIQUE SYRIENNE Syria
REPUBLIQUE SYRIENNE and TIMBRE FISCAL Syria – revenue stamp
REPUBLIQUE TOGOLAISE Togo
REPUBLIQUE TUNISIENNE Tunisia
REPUBLIQUE UNIE DU CAMEROUN Cameroun
REPUB SOCIALE ITALIANA POSTE Italy – Italian Socialist Republic – 1944
REPULO POSTA Hungary – air mail stamp – 1918
RESELLO overprinted on stamps of Nicaragua Nicaragua – 1927-1928, 1931, 1933, 1935-1936, 1960, 1962, 1964, 1967, 1969, 1971
RESMI overprinted on stamps of Turkey Turkey – official stamp
RESMI and TURKIYE Turkey – official stamp
RETARDO overprinted on stamps of Panama Panama – late fee stamps
RETARDO overprinted on stamps of Colombia Colombia – late fee stamps
RETARDO and COLOMBIA Colombia – late fee stamps
RETARDO and PANAMA Panama – late fee stamps
RETYMNO Crete
REUNION overprinted on stamps of French Colonies France – Reunion
REUNION and POSTES FRANCAISES France – Reunion
REVALIDADO overprinted on stamps of Portugal Portugal – 1929
REVENUE and GOVERNMENT OF THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE Cape of Good Hope – revenue stamp
REVENUE STAMP and IMPERIAL ETHIOPIAN GOVERNMENT Ethiopia – revenue stamp
REVISED CONSTITUTION 1959 overprinted on stamps of Aden Aden – 1959
RF and no country France – RF is “Republic of France”
RF overprinted on stamps of United States of America United States of America – 1944-1945 – French navy personnel used it for airmail to Canada and the United States of America. It was used because due to a lack of French postage stamps. It was applied to the 6 cent airmail stamp of 1941 and several others.
R.G. overprinted on stamps of South Australia South Australia – official stamps – Registrar General of Births – 1868-1874
RHEINLAND PFALZ Germany – Rhine Palatinate – French occupation
RHODESIA & NYASALAND Rhodesia and Nyasaland – 1953-1963
R.H. OFFICIAL overprinted on stamps of Great Britain Great Britain – official stamps – royal household – 1902
RIAL Iran – monetary unit
RIALS Iran – monetary unit – plural of RIAL
RIALTAR SEALDAC NA HEIREANN overprinted on stamps of Great Britain Ireland – 1922 issue – “Provisional Government of Ireland”
RIAU overprinted on stamps of Indonesia Indonesia – Riouw Archipelago issue – 1954-1963
RIGI KALTBAD Switzerland – local post 1867
R. I. IRAN Iran
RIJKSTELEGRAAF and NEDERLAND Netherlands – telegraph stamp (telegramzegels) – 1887 – spelling of “rijkstelegraaf” may be incorrect
RIO DE ORO overprinted on stamps of Spanish West Africa Rio De Oro
RIO MUNI Rio Muni – 1960-1968
RIS overprinted on stamps of Netherlands Indies Indonesia – 1950 issues – United States of Indonesia – ‘RIS’ – ‘Republik Indonesia Serikat’ – ‘Republic Indonesia United’
RL. PLATA Cuba – monetary unit – reales plata
RO overprinted on stamps of Turkey Eastern Rumelia – (RO is for “ROUMELIE ORIENTALE”) – 1880s issues
ROBERTSPORT and REGISTERED Liberia – registrered letter stamp – (1893 no overprint) – (1894 with overprint)
RODI overprinted on stamps of Italy Italy – Aegean Islands – Rhodes – 1912-1924, 1930
RODI and POSTE ITALILANE Italy – Aegean Islands – Rhodes – 1929-1932, 1934-1936, 1943-1945
ROMAGNE Italian States – Romagna
ROMANA Romania
ROMANIA EXPOZITIA FILATELICA NOEMVRIE 1932 Romania – semipostal stamp – 1932 – Bucharest phitaleic exhibition November 20-24, 1932 – “Expozitia Filatelica” – “Philatelic Exposition”
ROMANIA and FACTURI BORDEROURI Romania – revenue stamp
ROMANIA and FONDUL AVIATIEI Romania – postal tax stamp
ROMANIA POSTA AERIANA Romania – airmail stamp
ROMANIA POSTA PORTO Romania – postage due stamp
ROMANIA and TIMBRU DE AJUTOR Romania – postal tax stamps
ROMANIA TIMBRU and EFFECTE STRAINE Romania – revenue stamp – customs
ROMANIA TIMBRU FISCAL Romania – revenue stamp
ROMANIA and TIMBRU FISCAL Romania – postal tax stamps
ROMANIA and TIMBRUL AVAITIEI Romania – postal tax stamps – tax to support avaiation
ROMANIA and TIMBRU OFICIAL Romania – official stamps
ROODE KRUIS NEDERLAND Netherlands – semi-postal stamp – red cross – 1927,1953
ROSS DEPENDENCY New Zealand – Ross Dependency – 1957-? – Antarctica territory administered by New Zealand
ROUMELIE ORIENTALE overprinted on stamps of Turkey Eastern Rumelia – 1880s issues
ROUMELIE ORIENTALE and EMP OTTOMAN Eastern Rumelia – 1880s issues
ROUND THE WORLD FLIGHT overprinted on stamps of Philippines Philippines – air mail – 1932
ROYAUME D’ EGYPTE Egypt
ROYAUME DE L’ARABIE SAOUDITE Saudi Arabia
ROYAUME DE L’ARABIE SAOUDITE and SECOURS GUERCHE Saudi Arabia – postal tax stamp – 1936-1956
ROYAUME DU BURUNDI Burundi
ROYAUME DU BURUNDI overprinted on stamps of Ruanda-Urundi Burundi – 1962 issues
ROYAUME DU CAMBODGE Cambodia – 1951-1967, 1993-present
ROYAUME DU LAOS Laos
ROYAUME DU MAROC Morocco
ROYAUME DU YEMEN Yemen
R.P.E SHQIPERISE Albania
RPF and a number overprinted on stamps of Luxembourg Luxembourg – German occupation – 1940 – “reichpfennig”
R. P. KAMPUCHEA Cambodia – 1980-1989 – “R.P.” – “Republique Populaire”
RP. And RAYON Switzerland – 1850s issues
R.P. ROMINA Romania – 1954-1964 – “Republica Populara Romina”
R P S E SHQIPERISE Albania
RR POSTE COLONIALI ITALIANE Italian Colonies
RSA South Africa – Republic of South Africa – 1967-??
R. SYRIENNE Syria
RUANDA overprinted on stamps of Belgian Congo German East Africa – Belgium occupation – 1916
RUANDA URUNDI overprinted on stamps of Belgian Congo Ruanda-Urundi – postage due stamp – 1924-1927,1943,1959
RUANDA URUNDI overprinted on stamps of Belgian Congo Ruanda-Urundi – 1924-1931,1941-1942
RUMANIEN overprinted on stamps of Germany Romania – German occupation – World War One
RUPAL STATE and COURT FEE India – Rupal – revenue stamp – court fees
RUPEE India – monetary unit
RUPIA Indonesia – monetary unit
RUSSELL 8TH AVE POSTOFFICE United States of America – carriers’s stamp 1850’s – New York, New York
RUSSISCH POLEN overprinted on stamps of Germany Poland – German occupation – 1915 – World War One
RYUKYUS Ryukyu Islands
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