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Falkland Islands Dependencies

1944-46

GB Colonies 36a-e  


Graham Land
South Orkneys
South Shetlands
Graham Land
South Orkneys
South Shetlands
944 Sc-2L1 SG-A1 944 Sc-4L1 SG-C1 944 Sc-5L1 SG-D1

South Georgia
Falkland Island Dependencies
South Georgia
Falkland Island Dependencies
1944 Sc-3L1 SG-B1 1946 Sc-1L1 SG-G1

Region Date Description Format Seq FI Scott SG Mi Y&T Notes
Falkland Island Dependencies 1st Feb 1946 ½d yellow-green perf 12, mult CA wmk, engr+litho 5 605 1L1 G1      
Graham Land 12th Feb 1944 ½d green and black FI o/p 1 597 2L1 A1      
South Georgia 3rd Apr 1944 ½d green and black FI o/p 4 600 3L1 B1      
South Orkneys 21st Feb 1944 ½d green and black FI o/p 2 598 4L1 C1      
South Shetlands 21st Feb 1944 ½d green and black FI o/p 3 599 5L1 D1      

South Georgia
South Georgia
1963 Sc1 SG1

Overprints of Falkland Islands stamps were issued for use in four groups of South Atlantic islands in 1944. In 1946, these were replaced by a single dedicated issue inscribed Falkland Island Dependencies.

In March 1962 South Shetland, South Orkneys and Graham Land became British Antarctic Territory, leaving South Georgia which from 1963 had its own stamps again. From 1980, stamps were again issued inscribed Falkland Island Dependencies (Sc-1L38 SG74A) for use in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.

In 1986 South Georgia joined with South Sandwich Islands.

Sources: ScS, SGP1.

Images from NB

FI ref: 597-600, 605 Page credit: NB

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