Postage stamps and postal history of Samoa
Samoa, formerly known as Western Samoa, is a country encompassing the western part of the Samoan Islands in the South Pacific Ocean. It became independent from New Zealand in 1962. The two main islands of Samoa are Upolu and Savai'i.
The first stamps of Samoa were issued in 1877.
The Samoa Express stamps
The Samoa Express private post was set up in 1877 and ended in 1881. The stamps were remaindered, reprinted and forged.
- Samoa. Sandafayre Stamp Atlas. Retrieved 14 January 2012.
- Odenweller, Robert P. (2004) The Stamps and Postal History of Nineteenth Century Samoa. London: Royal Philatelic Society. ISBN 0-9597883-5-2
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