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Postage stamps and postal history of Trinidad and Tobago

An 1851 key type stamp of Trinidad.
A 1914 five shilling stamp of Trinidad & Tobago.

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

Trinidad and Tobago lies northeast of the South American country of Venezuela and south of Grenada in the Lesser Antilles. Trinidad and Tobago was a Spanish colony from the times of Christopher Columbus to 1802, when it was ceded to Britain. The country obtained independence in 1962.

First stamps

The first stamps of Trinidad and Tobago were the famous Lady McLeod stamps of 1847. Stamps of Tobago were not issued until 1879.[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ Stanley Gibbons Stamp Catalogue: Commonwealth and British Empire Stamps 1840-1970. 110th edition. London: Stanley Gibbons, 2008, pp.588-594. ISBN 0-85259-653-7

External links

The Trinidad and Tobago Philatelic Page

Further reading


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