The first Moroccan postal stamps were emitted in 1891 by companies which managed only one correspondence between two cities each one Their stamps were of poor quality of printing works.
The system was replaced after a reorganization in the end of 1911. Morocco started emitting two series of postal stamps which served the whole Morocco until 1915 and Tangier until 1919.
The French offices of the protectorate
, the Frenchpost offices
in Morocco emptied the folds which were entrusted to them with French stamps by over-charging them of their value in [[Spanish currency]). Then, with the first years of French protectorate
, as for the other french colonies
, stamps bearing the name "MOROCCO" were emitted in Arabic
From 1917, Morocco could have stamps labbeled "MOROCCO" in Latin alphabets and Arabic, without any mention of France.
Tangier, as an international zone had a French office which used the stamps of French Morocco labelled with the name of the city.
After the independence
, the kingdom of Morocco
got back its postal autonomy again. Series of everyday usage were printed with the effigy
of the sovereign king of Morocco
Much of the content of this article comes from the equivalent French-language wikipedia article, accessed May 26, 2006.