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Things

Name: Samoa (WS, DR-SAM)
What: country
Areas: Commonwealth, Pacific

Stamps issued from 1877 to present

Numbers issued (approximate):
to 1940: 145 ; to 1990: 780 ; to 2010: 1300 ; to date: 1466



Watermarks used: kava bowl & WS, DR_WZ_1_Rauten.jpglozenges, mult NZ & star, Colnect-2327-798-Fantail-Rhipidura-fuliginosa-back.jpgNZ & star (close); some types unwatermarked

Currencies used: 240d=240p=20sh=20s=1lb (Western Samoa pound), 100pf=1dm=1mk=1m (German mark), 100s=1t=1$=1WS$ (Samoan tālā)

Overprints: Samoa (24)


Links:

Wikipedia
WP philately
Colnect German..ish Occupation
Colnect Samoa
Colnect Samoa
Commons Stamps of Samoa
WNS Western Samoa
WSA Samoa
as thing

Catalogs:
WNS
Stamp Number
Michel
Stanley Gibbons
Yvert et Tellier
AFA number

Cross-references
Image cross-references
Data missing
Stamp problems

Related albums
ARC - German Colonies
ARC - Samoa
WSA Samoa BOB
WSA Samoa Postage


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