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Name: Penrhyn (CK-PE)
What: territory

Penrhyn, or Tongareva, is one of the Northern Cook Islands.

It had its own stamps from 1902 to 1929, after which it used the stamps of the Cook Islands, resuming its own issues in 1973.

Areas: Commonwealth, Pacific

Stamps issued from 1902 to present

Numbers issued (approximate):
to 1940: 29 ; to 1990: 355 ; to 2010: 480 ; to date: 520



Watermarks used: mult star & NZ, NZ & star, Colnect-2327-798-Fantail-Rhipidura-fuliginosa-back.jpgNZ & star (close); some types unwatermarked

Currencies used: 240d=240p=20sh=20s=1lb (New Zealand pound), 100c=100s=1$ (New Zealand dollar)



Links:

Wikipedia
WP philately
Colnect Penrhyn
WSA Penrhyn Island

Catalogs:
Michel
Stamp Number
Yvert et Tellier
Colnect codes
Stanley Gibbons

Cross-references
Image cross-references
Data missing
Stamp problems

Related albums
WSA Penrhyn Island BOB
WSA Penrhyn Island Postage


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