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Below are listed the main groupings of colonies, states, etc.. The longer lists have pages of their own.

The sub-categories are:

Great Britain
Country ID First Issue Sequence # Notes
Great Britain 1 6th May 1840 [1]  
Alderney 732 14th June 1983 7  
England 772 23rd April 2001 8  
Guernsey 653a 18th August 1958 3  
Isle of Man 652 18th August 1958 1  
Jersey 653 18th August 1958 2  
Northern Ireland 700 7th July 1971 4  
Scotland 701 7th July 1971 5  
Wales 702 7th July 1971 6  

GB Offices Abroad
Country ID First Issue Sequence # Notes
Africa   maybe use breakers    
Bangkok 211 1st May 1882 1  
China 464 1st January 1917 5  
Madagascar 221 1st March 1884 2  
Morocco 334 1st June 1898 4  
Tangier   1927    
Turkish Empire 227 1st August 1885 3  
         
         
         
         

GB Occupation Issues
Country ID First Issue Sequence # Notes
East Africa Forces E.A.F. (Somalia) 595 15th January 1943 4  
B.M.A. Eritrea 615 1948 5  
German Cameroun 453 1915 1  
Long Island 460a 7th May 1916 2  
Middle East Forces M.E.F. 592 2nd March 1942 3  
B.M.A. Tripolitania 617 1st July 1948 6  


Australian Administration
Territories ID First Issue Sequence # Notes
Australian Antarctic Territory 648 27th March 1957 7  
B.C.O.F. Japan - 11th October 1946 5  
Christmas Island 654 15th October 1958 8  
Cocos (Keeling) Islands 672 11th June 1963 9  
Nauru 463 2nd September 1916 3  
New Britain 451 17th October 1914 1  
New Guinea 549 23rd January 1925 4  
Norfolk Island 608 10th June 1947 6  
North West Pacific Islands 456 15th March 1915 2  

New Zealand Administration
Territories ID First Issue Sequence # Notes
Aitutaki 383 29th June 1903 5  
Cook Is. (Rarotonga) 278 19th April 1892 2  
King Edward VII Land 400 15th January 1908 6  
Niue 367 4th January 1902 3  
Penrhyn 368 5th May 1902 4  
Pitcairn Islands 587 15th October 1940 8  
Ross Dependency 646 11th January 1957 10  
Samoa (Western Samoa) 190, 575 1st October 1877 1, 1a  
Tokelau Islands 616 22nd June 1948 9  
Victoria Land 418 9th February 1911 7  

South African States
Country ID First Issue Sequence # Notes
Cape of Good Hope 47 1st September 1853 1  
Natal 67 26th May 1857 2  
Orange River Colony 149 1st January 1868 3  
Stellaland 219 29th February 1884 5  
Transvaal 159 1st May 1870 4  
Zululand 253 1st May 1888 6  
Union of South Africa 413 4th November 1910 -  
South Africa, other
Country ID First Issue Sequence # Notes
         
         
South West Africa 532 1st February 1923 1  
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         

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