More pictorial and portrait definitive stamps of Monaco, with most of them featuring historical landmarks located on top of the "Rock of Monaco", appeared during this time period.
The historical district of the Principality of Monaco, located on the
Rock of Monaco, is known as "Monaco Ville" or "Monaco City". It is not
actually a city but a ward or district of the southern end of the
principality, containing the "Old Town", the "Fortress", and the
The twenty-one portrait and pictorial definitive stamps of Monaco shown above (Sc. 110-130) were issued between 1932 and 1937.
The images above are organized by design-type and then by ascending denomination. All of the stamps in the set are shown in the images.
The designs, in the order that they appear above, are as follows:
The fourteen postage due stamps of Monaco shown above (Sc. #J21-J26) were overprinted and / or re-valued, for use as regular definitive postage stamps (Sc. #131-144), during 1937 and 1938.
These original postage due stamps feature the word "Recouvrements" and the denomination numeral. These postage due stamps were used to recover charges on due, undelivered, or refused mail that was returned to the sender.
The twenty definitive stamps of Monaco shown above (Sc. 145-158) were issued between 1937 and 1943.
The two designs are as follows:
The 10 Fr. denomination souvenir sheet shown above (Sc. #159) was issued on January 17, 1938 to celebrate the "Fête Nationale" (National Fair or Festival) held on that date.
The stamp design features a portrait of Prince Louis II in military attire.
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