Compendium of postage stamp issuers (W)

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Each "article" in this category is a collection of entries about several stamp issuers, presented in alphabetical order. The entries are formulated on the micro model and so provide summary information about all known issuers.

See the Category:Compendium of postage stamp issuers page for details of the project.

Wadhwan[edit]

Dates 
1888 – 1892
Currency 
4 pice = 1 anna
Refer 
Indian Native States

Wake Island[edit]

Currency 
100 cents = 1 dollar (US)
Refer 
United States of America (USA)

Wales[edit]

Dates 
1958 –
Capital 
Cardiff
Currency 
(1958) 12 pence = 1 shilling; 20 shillings = 1 pound
(1971) 100 pence = 1 pound
Refer 
Great Britain (Regional Issues)

Wallachia[edit]

Refer 
Moldo–Wallachia

Wallis & Futuna Islands[edit]

Dates 
1920 –
Capital 
Matauta
Currency 
100 centimes = 1 franc
Main Article Postage stamps and postal history of Wallis and Futuna

Walvis Bay[edit]

Refer 
South West Africa

Wenden[edit]

Dates 
1863 – 1901
Currency 
100 kopecks = 1 Russian ruble
Main Article Needed 

West Berlin[edit]

Dates 
1948 – 1991
Currency 
100 pfennige = 1 mark
Main Article Deutsche Bundespost Berlin

West Germany[edit]

Dates 
1949 – 1991
Capital 
Bonn
Currency 
100 pfennige = 1 mark
Main Article Deutsche Bundespost

West Irian[edit]

Dates 
1963 – 1970
Capital 
Hollandia
Currency 
100 sen = 1 rupiah
Main Article Needed 
Includes 
Western New Guinea
See also 
Indonesia;
Netherlands Indies

Western New Guinea[edit]

Dates 
1962 – 1963
Capital 
Hollandia
Currency 
100 cents = 1 gulden
Refer 
West Irian

West Ukraine[edit]

Dates 
1918 – 1919
Capital 
Lemberg (Lviv)
Currency 
100 heller = 1 krone
Main Article Needed 

Western Army[edit]

Dates 
1919 – 1920
Currency 
100 kopecks = 1 Russian ruble
Refer 
Russian Civil War Issues

Western Australia[edit]

Dates 
1854 – 1912
Capital 
Perth
Currency 
12 pence = 1 shilling; 20 shillings = 1 pound
Main Article Needed 
See also 
Australia

Western Command Area[edit]

Dates 
1916 – 1918
Currency 
100 centimes = 1 franc
Refer 
German Occupation Issues (WW1)

Western Samoa[edit]

Dates 
1935 – 1958
Capital 
Apia
Currency 
12 pence = 1 shilling; 20 shillings = 1 pound
Refer 
Samoa

Western Thrace[edit]

Dates 
1913 only
Capital 
Dedêagatz (now Alexandroupoli)
Currency 
40 paras = 1 piastre
Refer 
Thrace
See also 
Dedêagatz (Greek Occupation);
Eastern Thrace;
Greek Occupation Issues;
Gumultsina;
Thrace (Allied Occupation);
Western Thrace (Greek Occupation)

Western Thrace (Greek Occupation)[edit]

Dates 
1920 only
Capital 
Dedêagatz (now Alexandroupoli)
Currency 
100 lepta = 1 drachma
Refer 
Thrace
See also 
Dedêagatz (Greek Occupation);
Greek Occupation Issues;
Gumultsina;
Thrace (Allied Occupation);
Western Thrace

White Russia[edit]

Refer 
Belarus

Windward Islands[edit]

Capital 
St George's, Grenada
Refer 
Grenada;
St Lucia;
St Vincent

Wolmaransstad[edit]

Dates 
1900 only
Currency 
12 pence = 1 shilling; 20 shillings = 1 pound
Refer 
Transvaal

World Health Organisation[edit]

Dates 
1948 – 1975
Currency 
100 centimes = 1 franc
Refer 
International Organisations

World Intellectual Property Organisation[edit]

Dates 
1982 only
Currency 
100 centimes = 1 franc
Refer 
International Organisations

World Meteorological Organisation[edit]

Dates 
1956 – 1973
Currency 
100 centimes = 1 franc
Refer 
International Organisations

Wrangel Government[edit]

Dates 
1920 – 1921
Capital 
Sevastopol
Currency 
100 kopecks = 1 Russian ruble
Refer 
Russian Civil War Issues

Württemberg[edit]

Dates 
1851 – 1924
Capital 
Stuttgart
Currency 
(1851) 60 kreuzer = 1 gulden
(1875) 100 pfennige = 1 mark
Main Article Needed 

Württemberg (French Zone)[edit]

Dates 
1947 – 1949
Capital 
Stuttgart
Currency 
100 pfennige = 1 mark
Refer 
Germany (Allied Occupation)

References[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Stanley Gibbons Ltd, Europe and Colonies 1970, Stanley Gibbons Ltd, 1969
  • Stanley Gibbons Ltd, various catalogues
  • Stuart Rossiter & John Flower, The Stamp Atlas, W H Smith, 1989
  • XLCR Stamp Finder and Collector's Dictionary, Thomas Cliffe Ltd, c.1960

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