Postage stamps and postal history of Nicaragua

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The first stamp of Nicaragua issued in 1862

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

First stamps[edit]

Nicaragua gained independence from Spain in 1821. It has produced its own stamps since 1862.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Stamps of the World Volume 3. Stanley Gibbons. 2004. p. 640. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Birks, Michael. The Revenues, Seals and Cinderellas of Nicaragua. Flixton, Urmston, Manchester: M.P. Birks, 1998 28p.
  • Maxwell, Clyde R. Bibliography of Nicaraguan Philately. Irvine, CA.: C.R. Maxwell, 1992 16p.
  • Maxwell, Clyde R. Nicaragua to 1940: A Philatelic Handbook. Irvine, CA.: C.R. Maxwell, 1992 209p.
  • Nicaragua Study Group. Nicarao. State College PA.: Nicaragua Study Group, 1990- (Quarterly journal).