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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Stamps issued: 1969-PRESENT

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5-cent Map of Bequia Island watermarked single

A small group of islands administered by St. Vincent, including Bequia, Mustique, Canouan and Union Island. A host of expensive topical issues were produced for the Grenadines, Bequia and Union Island during 1984-88, almost exclusively for consumption by stamp collectors.

Narrative by Linn's Stamp News

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$2 Carnival Eagle Float single

Precedent Country:

Stamps issued: 1861-1969

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1/2p surcharge on half of 6p stamp of St. Vincent single

An island in the West Indies. St. Vincent was a British colony from 1763 to 1969. On Oct. 27, 1969, St. Vincent became an independent associated state in the British Commonwealth. It became fully independent on Oct. 27, 1979.

Narrative by Linn's Stamp News

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