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Tristan da Cunha

1st January 1952

GB Colony 83

Tristan da Cunha 1 to 12
  1 to 12 xxx

perf 12½, multiple script CA wmk, recess
Printed by Waterlow

Description   Scott SG Mi Y&T  
Stamps of St Helena overprinted
½ penny purple   1 1      
other values to 10 shillings   2-12 2-12      

A British posession since 1816, Tristan da Cunha became a dependency of St. Helena in 1936.

Sources: ScS, SGP1.

Image from ebay.

FI ref: 640 Page credit: NB

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