French Somaliland

5 Francs Marianne w/ Free French overprint

This note was overprinted Jan 1, 1943 by Banque d'Indochine to confirm alignment with the Free French. French Somaliland was a Vichy region, after being taken by the Italians early in WWII. British and Free French forces regained control of the region in 1942.

SCWPM P.11

Watermark

Watermark

Keywords: Free French; Marianne