Postage stamps and postal history of the Falkland Islands Dependencies

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A 1944 stamp of the Falkland Islands overprinted for use in Graham Land in the Falkland Island Dependencies.
A 6 pence stamp in the same series for the South Orkneys.

This is a survey of the postage stamps and postal history of the Falkland Islands Dependencies (FID).

First stamps[edit]

The first stamps specifically for the Falkland Islands Dependencies were issued in 1944 and consisted of overprints on stamps of the Falkland Islands for the FID territories of Graham Land, South Georgia, the South Orkneys and the South Shetlands.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Heijtz, Stefan. Specialised Stamp Catalogue of The Falkland Islands & Dependencies: Including postal history and cancellations 1800-1996. Stockholm: Stefan Heijtz, 1995, pp. 90-95. ISBN 91-630-3676-2

Further reading[edit]

  • Grant, B.S.H. (1952) The Postage Stamps of the Falkland Islands and Dependencies. London: Stanley Gibbons.

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