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Saint Lucia

Stamps issued: 1967-PRESENT

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35-cent Washing and Packing Bananas single

An island in the West Indies. The island was disputed between France and Britain from 1627-1803, with Britain acquiring control after 1803. On March 1, 1967, St. Lucia became an independent associated state in the British Commonwealth. It became fully independent on Feb. 22, 1979. Funded by foreign aid, St. Lucia is pursuing an ambitious economic development program.

Narrative by Linn's Stamp News

 

Precedent Country:


BRITISH COLONY
Stamps issued: 1860-1967

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2sh The Pitons single

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