Saint Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla #120 (1956)

Saint Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla #120 (1956)

Although the island of Anguilla had a dependency of St. Christopher since 1871 and a part of the combined Presidency of St. Christopher and Nevis within the Federal Colony of the Leeward Islands since 1882, the name wasn’t changed to reflect this until 1952. Anguilla is one of the most northerly of the Leeward Islands in the Lesser Antilles, lying east of Puerto Rico and the … Continue reading Saint Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla #120 (1956)

Leeward Islands #118 (1949)

Leeward Islands #118 (1949)

The Leeward Islands are a group of islands in the West Indies,  referring to the northern islands of the Lesser Antilles chain. As a group they start east of Puerto Rico and reach southward to Dominica. They are situated where the northeastern Caribbean Sea meets the western Atlantic Ocean. The more southerly part of the Lesser Antilles chain are called the Windward Islands. The British … Continue reading Leeward Islands #118 (1949)