Postage stamps and postal history of Wallis and Futuna

A 1905 stamp of New Caledonia overprinted for use in the islands.

This is a survey of the postage stamps and postal history of the Wallis and Futuna Islands.

The Wallis and Futuna Islands are a Polynesian French island territory in the South Pacific between Tuvalu to the northwest, Rotuma of Fiji to the west and the main part of Fiji to the southwest.

First stamps

The first stamps used in the islands were overprinted stamps of New Caledonia. From May 1920, stamps inscribed Wallis and Futuna were used.[1]

References

  1. ^ Wallis and Futuna Islands. Sandafayre Stamp Atlas. Retrieved 25 August 2011.

External links

Media related to at Wikimedia Commons

  • France and Colonies Philatelic Society of Great Britain.
  • Wallis & Futuna Stamps collectors website.
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