Postage stamps and postal history of Penrhyn

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Stamps of New Zealand overprinted for use in Penrhyn.

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

Penrhyn is the most remote and largest atoll of the 15 Cook Islands in the south Pacific Ocean.

First stamps[edit]

The first stamps used in Penrhyn were stamps of the Cook Islands. From May 1902 overprinted stamps of New Zealand were used.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Penrhyn Island. Sandafayre Stamp Atlas. Retrieved 20 August 2011.

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