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Solomon Islands

Stamps issued: 1975-PRESENT

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$2 Dutchess Lorikeet single

A group of islands in the western South Pacific. The islands were a British protectorate designated as the British Solomon Islands until 1975, when, as the group approached independence, the "British" was dropped. The Solomons became self-governing in 1976 and fully independent in 1978.

Narrative by Linn's Stamp News

 

Precedent Country:


BRITISH SOLOMON ISLANDS
Stamps issued: 1907-1975

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5sh Maliata Canoe single

 

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