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On July 1982 Grenda issued "Official" stamps by overprinting regular issues "P. Slightly more than a year later Maurice Bishop's New Jewel Movement Government collapsed and the United States invaded Grenada. July 15, Holiday Pictures, My Land, Caribbean Sea, West Indies, Heaven On Earth, Revolutionaries, Grenada, Exploring

On July 15, 1982 Grenda issued "Official" stamps by overprinting regular issues "P.R.G." (People's Revolutionary Government). Slightly more than a year later Maurice Bishop's New Jewel Movement Government collapsed and the United States invaded Grenada.

Remote Penrhyn Island in the Cook Islands used overprinted definitives from New Zealand for its first stamps. Cook Islands, Commonwealth, Tao, New Zealand, Exploring, Remote, Trust, Stamps, British

Penrhyn Island Blue Tai Peni Overprint 1902

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These are charity stamps, not postage, but for the benefit of PTT. There were 67 different issues from 1938 to 1966 listed in old catalogs like Maury. Exploring, Charity, Benefit, Stamps, Quilts, Image, Seals, Comforters, Patch Quilt

These are charity stamps, not postage, but for the benefit of PTT. There were 67 different issues from 1938 to 1966 listed in old catalogs like Maury.

Henry William Cave came to Ceylon in 1872, at the age of eighteen, to work as the Secretary to the Archbishop of Colombo. Four years later he established a bookstore. Soon the business expanded its merchandise to include musical instruments and eventually a wide variety of other consumer goods which found a ready market amongst entertainment hungry planters. Cave returned to England in 1886, the year in which this stamp, bearing the imprint of his company was issued. Henry Williams, Secretary, Musical Instruments, Exploring, Cave, Stamps, Planters, England, Entertainment

Henry William Cave came to Ceylon in 1872, at the age of eighteen, to work as the Secretary to the Archbishop of Colombo. Four years later he established a bookstore. Soon the business expanded its merchandise to include musical instruments and eventually a wide variety of other consumer goods which found a ready market amongst entertainment hungry planters. Cave returned to England in 1886, the year in which this stamp, bearing the imprint of his company was issued.

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