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French Guiana

Stamps issued: 1886-1947
After 1947 see France

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60c Maroni River Bank single

A former French colony on the northeastern coast of South America, north of Brazil. Separate issues were used in French Guiana from 1886 until 1946, when the area became an overseas department of France, using regular French issues.

Narrative by Linn's Stamp News


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Stamps issued: 1932-1942

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1fr Inini Overprint on stamp of French Guiana single

The interior of French Guiana, on the northeastern coast of South America. During 1930-46, this area was separated from French Guiana, being reunited when the area was reorganized as an Overseas Department of France in 1947.

Narrative by Linn's Stamp News

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