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Burma

1st April 1937

- Myanmar

GB colony 81

Bur1
  Burma #1 xxx

perf 14, wmk 196, Typo
Security Printing Press, Nasik

Description   Sc SG Mi Y&T  
Stamps of India 1926-36 overprinted
3 pies slate   1 1      
other values   2-18 2-18      

"From January 1886 Burma was a province of the Indian Empire but was separated from India and came under direct British Administration from April 1937", Gibbons [1].


Occupation

Burmah 1N1
Burmah 2N1
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Burma Independence Army Admin.
Japanese Occupation
Burmese Govt.
British Military Admin.
1942 Sc-1N1 SG-J22 1942 Sc-2N1 SF-45 1943 Sc-2N29 SG-J72 1945 Sc35 SG35

Scott [2] identifies two phases of occupation:

Both catalogues list British Military Administration issues in 1945 (Sc35-50, SG35-50).


Myanmar

1990

Asia 21

Mya301
Mya304
Myanmar
Myanmar
1990 Sc301
Burma SG309
1990 Sc304 SG312 FICC739a

In January 1948 Burmah became independent and in 1990 changed its name to Myanmar.

Scott starts Myanmar one set before Gibbons. Gibbons first is SG312, Sc304.