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An illustrated Online Resource - IRISH FREE STATE / REPUBLIC Postage Stamps
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   1859 Penny Red            1922 Dollard  O/P
IRISH FREE STATE
STAMPS FROM 1922
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Irish Free State / Republic  POSTAGE STAMPS 1922 -
This is a general selection of postage stamps of Ireland. 1922 overprints, definitives. commemoratives etc from the early days of the independent irish state.
Irishtown Kilkenny 1940 showing GR Pillarbox.
G R Pillarbox
Patrick Street, Kilkenny
Made by McDowall Stevens

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1922 Irish Free State Dollard K GV Overprints.

Following independence in 1922, the irish goverment issued as an interm measure, overprinted King George V stamps. .
Dollard printing house in Dublin & others did this overprint work between Feb & December 1922..
Images Top Row:
Halfpenny (1/2d), Penny (1d) & Threehalfpence (1 1/2d).
Middle Row:
Twopence (2d) Twopence Halfpenny (2 1/2d) & Threepence (3d)
Bottom Row:
Fourpence (4d) Sixpence (6d)
Larger denominations were also printed such as 2s6d, 5s, 10s etc.



Irish Free State Early issue Definitives
Irish Free State early definitives.
Halfpenny, Penny, Threehalfpence,
Twopence,  Twopence Halfpenny, Threepence, Fourpence,
Fivepence, Sixpence, Ninepence, Tenpence
& Blue One Shilling.

From 1929 When the first commemorative stamp was issued
(Irish Catholic Emancipation Centenary - Daniel O'Connell) many beautiful stamps have been issued - cultural, literary, political etc.
On this page we have concentrated on the very early 'Free state' period, more images will be added later.
Bottom Row First Orange:  Irish 6d Savings Overprint

1929 Catholic Emancipation Centenary 2d 3d & 9d
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Irish Free State WWII era Rent Reciept                       with 2d embosed stamp 1939
Twopenny KGV cover with Dingle postmark
                                                   Dec 1921
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