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A - I
Country ID First Issue Sequence # Notes
Aden 1st April 1937 80  
- Quaiti State of Shihr and Mukalla 1942 80a  
- Kathiri State of Seiyun 1st July 1942 80b  
Antigua 1st August 1862 18  
Ascension 2nd November 1922 75  
Australia 1st January 1913 66  
Bahamas 10th June 1859 10  
Bahrain
     
Barbados 15th April 1852 4  
Barbuda 13th July 1922 73  
Basutoland 1st December 1933 78  
Batum 4th April 1919 70  
Bechuanaland and Protectorate 2nd December 1885 41, a  
Bermuda 25th September 1865 20  
British Antarctic Territory 1st February 1963 84  
British Central Africa 20th July 1891 49a  
British East Africa 23rd May 1890 47  
British Guiana 1st July 1850 2  
British Honduras January 1866 21  
British Indian Ocean Territory 17th January 1968 86  
British New Guinea 1st July 1901 57  
British Solomon Islands
     
British Somaliland (see Protectorate)
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- -  
Brunei 11th November 1906 61  
Burmah 1st April 1937 81  
Bushire 15th August 15 1915 69  
Cameroons
1960    
Canada 1st April 1868 26  
Cape of Good Hope
     
Cayman Islands 1st November 1900 55  
Ceylon 1st April 1857 8  
Crete (British admin)
     
Cyprus 1st April 1880 39  
Dominica 4th May 1874 31  
East Africa and Uganda Protectorates 1921 71  
Egypt
     
Falkland Islands 193 19th June 1878 36  
- Dependencies, Graham Land,
South Orkneys, South Shetlands,
South Georgia
597-600, 605 1944-46 36a-e  
Fiji 1st November 1870 30  
Gambia 18th March 1869 28  
German East Africa [!]
     
Gibraltar 239 1st January 1886 42  
Gilbert & Ellice Islands 1st January 1911 65  
Gold Coast 1st July 1875 34  
Grenada 3rd June 1861 17  
Griquland West 179 1st September 1874 33  
Heligoland 1st March 1867 23  
Hong Kong 8th December 1862 19  
India 26th July 1854 5, a-d see Indian States
Ionian Islands 15th May 1859 9  

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J - R
Country ID First Issue Sequence # Notes
Jamaica 92 23rd November 1860 12  
Kenya, Uganda & Tanzania 573 1st May 1935 79  
Kuwait        
Labuan 199 1st May 1879 37  
Lagos 178 10th June 1874 32  
Leeward Islands 265 31st August 1890 48  
Long Island - 7th May 1916  
Malaya     see Malayan States
Maldive Islands 394 9th September 1906 60  
Malta 93 1st December 1860 13  
Mauritius 8 21st September 1847 1  
Mesopotamia        
Montserrat 184 1st September 1876 35  
Muscat & Oman        
Natal        
Nevis 96 1st January 1861 15  
New Britain - - - See Australian Admin.
New Guinea (Papua) 364 1st July 1901 57  
New Hebrides 404 29th October 1908    
New Republic 242 4th January 1886 44  
New Zealand 57 18 July 1855 6  
Niger Coast Protectorate 280 20th July 1892 50  
Nigeria 447 1st June 1914 54b  
North Borneo 214, 235 March 1883 40  
Northern Nigeria 355 1st April 1900 54  
Northern Rhodesia 551 1st April 1925 77  
North West Pacific Is.        
Nyasaland Protectorate 402 22nd July 1908 64  
Orange River Colony        
Palestine        
Pitcairn Islands 587 15th October 1940 - see NZ
Rhodesia 266 9th December 1890 49  
Rhodesia and Nyasaland 642 1st July 1954 49a  

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S - Z
Country ID First Issue Sequence # Notes
St. Christopher 158 1st April 1870 29  
St. Helena 58 1st January 1856 7  
St. Kitts-Nevis 379 1st January 1903    
St. Lucia 94 18th December 1860 14  
St. Vincent 99 8th May 1861 16  
Samoa        
Sarawak 153 1st March 1869 27  
Seychelles 263 5th April 1890 46  
Sierra Leone 86 21st September 1859 11  
Singapore 619 1st September 1948 82  
Solomon Is. 398 14th February 1907 62  
Somaliland Protectorate 382   59  
South Africa   4th November 1910    
South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands [670a] October 1986 85, a  
Southern Nigeria 361 1st March 1901 54a  
Southern Rhodesia 544 1st April 1924 76  
Straits Settlements 141 1st September 1867 25  
Sudan 326 1st March 1897 53  
Swaziland 261 18th October 1889 45  
Tanganyika 525 1st January 1922 72  
Tasmania        
Tobago 202 1st August 1879 38  
Togo 450 17th September 1914 68  
Tonga 240 1st January 1886 43  
Transvaal        
Trinidad 28 14th August 1851 3  
Trinidad and Tobago 442 1st January 1913 67  
Tristan da Cunha 640 1st January 1952 83  
Turks and Caicos Is 359 10th November 1900 56  
Turks Is. 137 4th April 1867 24  
Uganda 313, 385 20th March 1895 51, 51a  
Virgin Is. 133 1st December 1866 22  
Zanzibar 318 10th November 1895 52  
Zululand        
         

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