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Antigua and Barbuda

Stamps issued: 1861-PRESENT

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75-cent Caribbean Cruise Ships MV Cunard Countess single

A state in association with Great Britain, comprising the island of Antigua and several smaller islands in the eastern Caribbean, southeast of Puerto Rico. Under British rule since 1632, Antigua became a separate colony in 1956. In 1967 Antigua became self-governing and became the independent state of Antigua-Barbuda in 1981.

Narrative by Linn's Stamp News

 

Precedent Country:


ANTIGUA
Stamps issued: 1862-1981

Prior to 1986 see Netherlands Antilles

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20-cent Traditional Steel Band single

 

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