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Stamps (460)
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Things

Name: Ceylon (LK)
What: country
Areas: Asia, Commonwealth

Stamps issued from 1857 to 1972

Numbers issued (approximate):
to 1940: 290 ; to 1990: 470



Watermarks used: Watermark_Crown_CA.jpgcrown & CA, Watermark_Crown_CC.jpgcrown & CC, crown & CC short, Stamp_Jamaica_1912_3p_back.jpg-crop-509x532at113-43.jpgmult crown & CA, Watermark_crown_script_CA.jpg-crop-372x402at30-32.jpgmult crown & script CA, STS-India-1-300dpi.jpg-crop-262x313at1979-1551.jpgstar; some types unwatermarked

Currencies used: 240d=240p=20sh=20s=1lb (Pound sterling (pre-decimal)), 100c=1r (Sri Lankan rupee)

Overprints: Ceylon (64), Maldive Islands (6), Sri Lanka (1)


Links:

Wikipedia
WP philately
Colnect Ceylon
Skap Ceylon

Catalogs:
Stamp Number
Michel
Yvert et Tellier
Stanley Gibbons

Cross-references
Image cross-references
Data missing
Stamp problems

Related albums
ARC - Ceylon
WSA Sri Lanka Ceylon


Chart of stamps issued by year (blue), plus estimate of types still unrecorded (dotted red lines):
Years 1908 to 1972
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Years 1857 to 1907
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Chart of stamps (blue) with illustrations (green):
Years 1908 to 1972
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