Postage stamps and postal history of Penrhyn

Stamps of New Zealand overprinted for use in Penrhyn.

This is a survey of the postage stamps and postal history of Penrhyn.

Penrhyn is the most remote and largest atoll of the 15 Cook Islands in the south Pacific Ocean.

First stamps

The first stamps used in Penrhyn were stamps of the Cook Islands. From May 1902 overprinted stamps of New Zealand were used.[1]

See also


  1. ^ Penrhyn Island. Sandafayre Stamp Atlas. Retrieved 20 August 2011.

External links

  • The Pacific Islands Study Circle.
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