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Categories - Colonies etc.

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Colonies, States, Occupation, Offices etc.: Argentina - Austria - Belgium - China - Colombia - Denmark - Ecuador - Finland - France - Germany - Great Britain - Greece - Hungary - India - Italy - Japan - Lithuania - Malaya - Netherlands - Nicaragua - Peru - Poland - Portugal - Romania - Russia - Serbia - Spain - Switzerland - Turkey - US Entities - UN - Venezuela - World Firsts


Argentinian Provincial Issues
Province ID First Issue Sequence # Notes
Buenos Aires 71 29th April 1858 2
Cordoba 74 28th October 1858 3
Corrientes 63 21st August 1856 1
       

Austrian Entities
Name ID First Issue Sequence # Notes
Possessions
Lombardy and Venetia 17 1st June 1850 1
Bosnia and Hezegovena     2
Austrian Territories acquired by Italy
Venezia Giulia 475 14th November 1918 1
       
Austro-Hungarian offices abroad
Offices in the Turkish Empire 139 1st June 1867 1
Offices in Crete 373 1903 2
Austro-Hungarian Occupation Issues
       
Montenegro   1st March 1917
Serbia   6th March 1916  

Belgian Colonies
Colony ID First Issue Sequence # Notes
Belgian Congo
1st January 1886
1
Ruanda-Urundi
1924
2

Belgian Offices Abroad
Colony ID First Issue Sequence # Notes
German East Africa
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Colombian States
State ID First Issue Sequence # Notes
Antioquia 142 1868 2
Bolivar 111 1863 1
Boyaca 365 1902 6
Cundinamarca 156 1870 3
Santander 217 1884 5
Tolima 157 1870 4

Costa Rican Province
Colony (etc) ID First Issue Sequence # Notes
Guanacaste 224 1885 1
 

Danish Colonies
Colony (etc) ID First Issue Sequence # Notes
Danish West Indies 60 1st April 1856 1
Faroe Islands      
Greenland      
Iceland      

Dutch Colonies
Colony ID First Issue Sequence # Notes
Netherlands Antilles (Curacao) 172 23rd May 1873 2
Netherlands Indies 117 1st April 1864 1
Netherlands New Guinea 631 1st January 1950 4
Surinam (Dutch Guiana) 173 1st October 1873 3

Ecuadorian Province
Province ID First Issue Sequence # Notes
Galapagos Islands 650 15th July 1957 1
 

Finland Occupation Issues
Country / Area ID First Issue Sequence # Notes
Aunus 495 27th June 1919 1
Eastern Karelia - 1st October 1941 2

Greek Occupation Issues
Country / Area ID First Issue Sequence # Notes
Epirus   8th December 1914
Thrace   June 1920
 

Hungarian Entities
Entity ID First Issue Sequence # Notes
Szeged 496 28th June 1919 1
 
Lithuania Occupation issues
Colony (etc) ID First Issue Sequence # Notes
Memel   1923
 

Nicaraguan Provinces
Province (etc) ID First Issue Sequence # Notes
Bluefields   June 1904 2 The capital, overprints
Cabo Gracias a Dios   May 1904 1 The seaport, overprints
Zelaya   February 1912 3 The province, general issue

Polish Entities
Entity ID First Issue Sequence # Notes
Polish Army in Russia (WW1)   March 1918
Polish Army in Russia (WW2)   18th August 1942
Polish Govt. in Exile   15th December 1941
Polish Offices Abroad
Offices   First Issue Sequence # Notes
Constantinople   May 1919
Danzig   5th January 1925
Odessa   November 1919
Polish Occupation Issues
Lithuania   23rd November 1920

Romanian Occupation Issues
Country / Area ID First Issue Sequence # Notes
Hungary, Banat Bacska - 1919
Hungary, Debrecen - 1919
Hungary, Temesvar - 1919
Hungary, Transylvania - 1919
 

Serbian Occupation Issues
Country / Area ID First Issue Sequence # Notes
Hungary, Baranya - 1919
Hungary, Temesvar - 1919
 

Swiss Cantons
Canton ID First Issue Sequence # Notes
Canton Zurich 3 1st March 1843 1
Canton Geneva 5 30th September 1843 2
Canton Basel 6 1st July 1845 3  

Turkish Entities
Colony (etc) ID First Issue Sequence # Notes
Hatay 581 16th April 1938 1
 

US Entities
Entity ID First Issue Sequence # Notes
US 'Locals'
City Despatch Post
1st February 1842
1
Confederate States
September 1861
2
Possessions
Canal Zone 387 24th June 1904 5
Cuba 338, 339 19th December 1898 3
Guam 346 7th July 1899 4
Hawaii 31 1st October 1851 1
Philippines - [1st February 1854] 2
Ryukyu Islands 626 1st July 1948 6
 
 
 
 

Venezuela locals
Colony (etc) ID First Issue Sequence # Notes
Carupano 374a 1902 1
Guayana 374 1903 2


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