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North Borneo
Bird stamps from North Borneo

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Face value | Family number | English name | Scientific name
1894.01   Definitives      
Great Argus Argusianus argus
5c     14     Great Argus    Argusianus argus     

1895.01   01.08.1895   Overprint POSTAGE DUE on 1894.01      
5c     14     Great Argus    Argusianus argus     

1897.01   Definitives   Malay inscriptions   1894.01
Great Argus Argusianus argus
5c     14     Great Argus    Argusianus argus     

1899.01   22.07.1899   Surcharge on 1897.01      
4c     14     Great Argus    Argusianus argus     "4 CENTS"

1901.01   Overprint POSTAGE DUE on 1897.01      
Great Argus Argusianus argus
5c     14     Great Argus    Argusianus argus     

1901.02   08.10.1901   Overprint BRITISH PROTECTORATE on 1897.01      
5c     14     Great Argus    Argusianus argus     

1902.01   Overprint POSTAGE DUE on 1901.02   Vertical overprint   
5c     14     Great Argus    Argusianus argus     

1904.01   Overprint POSTAGE DUE on 1901.02   Horizontal overprint   
5c     14     Great Argus    Argusianus argus     

1904.02   Surcharge on 1897.01      
4c     14     Great Argus    Argusianus argus     "4 Cents"

1909.01   01.07.1909   Definitives      
Palm Cockatoo Probosciger aterrimus Rhinoceros Hornbill Buceros rhinoceros Dwarf Cassowary Casuarius bennetti
12c     107     Palm Cockatoo    Probosciger aterrimus     
16c     95     Rhinoceros Hornbill    Buceros rhinoceros     
24c     4     Dwarf Cassowary    Casuarius bennetti     

1916.01   Maltese cross overprint      1909.01
12c     107     Palm Cockatoo    Probosciger aterrimus     
16c     95     Rhinoceros Hornbill    Buceros rhinoceros     
24c     4     Dwarf Cassowary    Casuarius bennetti     

1916.02   Surcharge on 1909.01      
10c     107     Palm Cockatoo    Probosciger aterrimus     

1918.01   Surcharge on 1909.01      
12c+2c     107     Palm Cockatoo    Probosciger aterrimus     
16c+2c     95     Rhinoceros Hornbill    Buceros rhinoceros     
24c+2c     4     Dwarf Cassowary    Casuarius bennetti     

1918.02   Surcharge on 1909.01      
Palm Cockatoo Probosciger aterrimus Dwarf Cassowary Casuarius bennetti
12c+4c     107     Palm Cockatoo    Probosciger aterrimus     
16c+4c     95     Rhinoceros Hornbill    Buceros rhinoceros     
24c+4c     4     Dwarf Cassowary    Casuarius bennetti     

1922.01   Overprint MALAY-BORNEO... on 1909.01      
12c     107     Palm Cockatoo    Probosciger aterrimus     
16c     95     Rhinoceros Hornbill    Buceros rhinoceros     
24c     4     Dwarf Cassowary    Casuarius bennetti     

1923.01   Overprint POSTAGE DUE on 1909.01      
Palm Cockatoo Probosciger aterrimus Rhinoceros Hornbill Buceros rhinoceros
12c     107     Palm Cockatoo    Probosciger aterrimus     
16c     95     Rhinoceros Hornbill    Buceros rhinoceros     

1925.01   Definitives   p 12   1909.01
12c     107     Palm Cockatoo    Probosciger aterrimus     
16c     95     Rhinoceros Hornbill    Buceros rhinoceros     
24c     4     Dwarf Cassowary    Casuarius bennetti     

1939.01   01.01.1939   Definitives      
Palm Cockatoo Probosciger aterrimus
2c     107     Palm Cockatoo    Probosciger aterrimus     

1941.01   24.02.1941   Overprint WAR TAX on 1939.01      
Palm Cockatoo Probosciger aterrimus
2c     107     Palm Cockatoo    Probosciger aterrimus     

1945.01   17.12.1945   Overprint BMA on 1939.01      
Palm Cockatoo Probosciger aterrimus
2c     107     Palm Cockatoo    Probosciger aterrimus     

1947.01   22.12.1947   Overprint GR on 1939.01      
Palm Cockatoo Probosciger aterrimus
2c     107     Palm Cockatoo    Probosciger aterrimus     

1961.01   01.02.1961   Definitives      
Rhinoceros Hornbill Buceros rhinoceros Crested Partridge Rollulus rouloul
2$     95     Rhinoceros Hornbill    Buceros rhinoceros     
5$     14     Crested Partridge    Rollulus rouloul     

Location: Southeastern Asia, located on the northeastern end of the island of Borneo
Status: No longer a stamp-issuing entity; former British colony, incorporated into Malaysia in 1963
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26.08.2016