Postage stamps and postal history of Grenada

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A 1943 stamp of Grenada.
1906 postage due stamps of Grenada in a marginal block of four.

This is a survey of the postage stamps and postal history of Grenada.

Grenada is an island country in the British Commonwealth consisting of the island of Grenada and six smaller islands at the southern end of the Grenadines in the southeastern Caribbean Sea. Grenada is located northwest of Trinidad and Tobago, northeast of Venezuela, and southwest of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

First stamps[edit]

The first stamps of Grenada were issued on 3 June 1861 in the values of 1 penny (green) and 6 pence (rose).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stanley Gibbons Stamp Catalogue: Commonwealth and British Empire Stamps 1840-1970. 110th edition. London: Stanley Gibbons, 2008, p. 241. ISBN 0-85259-653-7

Further reading[edit]

  • Sefi, A.J. The Postage Stamps of Grenada. London: D. Field, 1912.

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