Postage stamps and postal history of Guyana

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A 2003 stamp of Guyana.

Guyana became independent from Great Britain on 26 May 1966 and began producing its own stamps as an independent nation from that date.[1] Previously the country was British Guiana and had printed stamps. In 1969, some issues were put on the market cancelled to order in such a way as to be indistinguishable from genuine postally used copies.[2]

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  1. ^ Rossiter, Stuart & John Flower. The Stamp Atlas. London: Macdonald, 1986, p. 167. ISBN 0356108627
  2. ^ Stamps of the World Volume 2. Stanley Gibbons. 2004. p. 539. 

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