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Barbados, 3sh, 1916. Seal of the (British) Colony featuring King George V on his sea-borne chariot.

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St. Lucia 1936 Scott 97 1 1/2p carmine "Ventine Falls"

St. Lucia

1936 Scott 97 1 1/2p carmine "Ventine Falls" Quick History Named after Saint Lucy of Syracuse by the French who settled there first in 1660, the 240 square mile island is one of the Windward Islands, and is northeast of Saint Vincent. St. Lucia in the Lesser Antilles In 1814, the British assumed control for good from the French (after much back and forth). In 1836, slavery was abolished throughout the British Empire, but left a legacy of African descent majority on the island. The original…

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British Guiana  1949 Scott 233 6c deep ultramarine "Indian Shooting Fish"

British Guiana Pt B - a closer look

1898 Scott 152 1c carmine & gray black "Mt. Roraima" Into the Deep Blue British Guiana is luckier than most British colonies, as there are a generous number of pictorials issued. As they tend to be more interesting for the casual WW collector than a bland series of monarch vignettes, I thought I would show them here, the second blog post on British Guiana issues. The first post, British Guiana Pt A - a closer look, is here. Original British Guiana post and BB Checklist is here. 952 Scott 232…

Canada Scott 157 Stamp reproduced courtesy of Canada Post Corporation

The Labour Stamp: The Image of the Worker on Canadian Postage Stamps

British Guiana 1954 Queen Elizabeth II SG 333 Victoria Regia Lillies Fine Mint SG 333 Scott 255 Other British Commonwealth Empire and Colonial Stamps Here

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Barbados 1892 Scott 69 ½d on 4d brown "Victoria"

Barbados - A Closer Look - Part 1

1875 Scott 51b 1p gray blue "Britannia" Into the Deep Blue The original blog post and BB checklist for Barbados is here. The purpose of this post (and the next) is to take a more in depth look at the classical era Barbados issues. Location of Barbados The 2017 Scott Classic 1840-1940 catalogue has, for Barbados 1852-1952, 241 major number descriptions. Of those, 88 are CV

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British Guiana 1938 (1 Feb) - 52. SG308/319

$3. Red-brown - SG319 $2. Purple - SG318 $1. Bright Violet - SG317 96¢. Purple - SG316 60¢. Red-brown - SG315 48¢. Orange - SG314 36¢. Bright Violet - SG313 24¢. Blue-green - SG312 6d. Deep Ultramarine - SG311 4d. Scarlet & Black - SG310 2d. Slate-violet - SG309 1d. Green - SG308

Barbados 38 (63) 1873 3d brown-purple Britannia, wmkd Small Star (sideways), perf 14, fresh, extremely well centered for this issue

Barbados 38 (63) 1873 3d brown-purple Britannia, wmkd Small Star (sideways), perf 14, fresh, extremely well centered for this issue

Barbados  1906 Scott 106 2½d ultramarine & black "Lord Nelson Monument"; Wmk 1

Barbados - A Closer Look - Part 1

1875 Scott 51b 1p gray blue "Britannia" Into the Deep Blue The original blog post and BB checklist for Barbados is here. The purpose of this post (and the next) is to take a more in depth look at the classical era Barbados issues. Location of Barbados The 2017 Scott Classic 1840-1940 catalogue has, for Barbados 1852-1952, 241 major number descriptions. Of those, 88 are CV

Barbados 53a var (77x) 1878 4d red Britannia, perf 14, VARIETY - wmk CC reversed, perfectly centered

Barbados 53a var (77x) 1878 4d red Britannia, perf 14, VARIETY - wmk CC reversed, perfectly centered

Barbados  1939 Scott 202 ½d deep green "Charles I, George VI, Assembly Chamber and Mace"

Barbados - A Closer Look - Part 2

1950 Scott 218 3c slate & brown "Public Buildings" Into the Deep Blue Happy New Year! This is the second of two posts examining the stamps of Barbados, and, through the stamp portal, the history of Barbados. The preceding post is here. The original post with checklist is here. This post takes a good look at the "Seal of the Colony" stamp issues (56 stamps) of 1916-18, 1921-24 (Wmk 4 & 3), 1925-35, and 1938-47. And we will review the George VI 1950 pictorial set. A closer look at the stamps…

Barbados 1939 SG 257 Tercentenary of General Assembly Fine Mint SG 257 Scott 202 Other Old Postage Stamps Here

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King George VI Barbados 1950

Barbados 1950 (1 May). SG271/282

$2.40 Black - SG282 $1.20 Carmine & Olive-green - SG281 60¢. Green & Claret - SG280 24¢. Scarlet & Black - SG278 48¢. Violet - SG279 12¢. Greenish Blue & Brown-olive - SG277 8¢. Bright-blue & Purple-brown - SG276 6¢. Light Blue - SG275 4¢. Carmine - SG274 3¢. Reddish Brown & Blue-green - SG273 2¢, Emerald Green - SG272 1¢. Indigo - SG271

King George VI Postage Stamps: British Guiana 1938 (1 Feb) - 52. SG308/319

British Guiana 1938 (1 Feb) - 52. SG308/319

$3. Red-brown - SG319 $2. Purple - SG318 $1. Bright Violet - SG317 96¢. Purple - SG316 60¢. Red-brown - SG315 48¢. Orange - SG314 36¢. Bright Violet - SG313 24¢. Blue-green - SG312 6d. Deep Ultramarine - SG311 4d. Scarlet & Black - SG310 2d. Slate-violet - SG309 1d. Green - SG308

Barbados 1916 Seal of the Colony SG 185 Fine Used Scott 131 Other Barbados Stamps HERE

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