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Gilbert Islands

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Stamps (74)

All collections (4)

Images (103)
[ stamp (88) | page (10) | watermark (1) | sheet (4) ]

Things

Name: Gilbert Islands (GB-GI)
What: country

The Gilbert Islands are a chain of small islands in the Pacific Ocean. Formerly a part of the Gilbert & Ellice Islands colony, they split off in 1976 when the Ellice Islands became independent as Tuvalu, becoming independent in turn as Kiribati in 1979.

Areas: Commonwealth, Pacific

Stamps issued from 1976 to 1979

Numbers issued (approximate):
to 1990: 74



Watermarks used: Stamp_Jamaica_1957_2p_back.jpg-crop-440x504at370-51.jpgSt Edwards crown & CA

Currencies used: 100c=1$ (Australian dollar)


Links:

Wikipedia
WP philately
Colnect Gilbert Islands
Skap Gilbert Islands

Catalogs:
Michel
Stanley Gibbons
Stamp Number
Yvert et Tellier

Cross-references
Image cross-references
Data missing
Stamp problems

Related albums
WSA Kiribati Gilbert Islands


Chart of stamps issued by year (blue), plus estimate of types still unrecorded (dotted red lines):
40
1976 1977 1978 1979


Chart of stamps (blue) with illustrations (green):
40
1976 1977 1978 1979