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Tuvalu

1st January 1976

Oceania #

Tuvalu 1976
  1976 Sc1-15 xxx

perf 14, litho

Description   Scott SG Mi Y&T  
Gilbert & Ellice Islands overprints
1 cent   1 5-27      
other values 2c to $s   2-15      

Gibbons lists a dedicated Tuvalu set of three as the first issue and numbers the overprints differently, presumably by issue date.

TuvaluSG1
1976 Sc16 SG1

Formerly the Ellice part of the GB colony, Gilbert & Ellice Islands. It separated into the Gilbert Islands and Tuvalu in 1976.

Sources: ScS, SGS.

Images from ebay.

FI ref: 716 Page credit: NB

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