Post #996: The Grenadines of St. Vincent

There have been two articles on A Stamp A Day about the British colony of St. Vincent and one about the independent St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Today’s featured stamp adds another issuing entity to the ASAD roster, that of The Grenadines of St. Vincent (although it the stamps for both are released under the direction of the Inter-Governmental Philatelic Corporation). The Grenadines are a … Continue reading Post #996: The Grenadines of St. Vincent

St. Vincent and the Grenadines: Mickey’s School of Education

While I have had a stamp of the British Colony of St. Vincent in my collection for quite a while, it was only recently that I received one inscribed with the full independent name of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The country achieved its independence from the British Commonwealth on October 27, 1979, but the first stamps with such a printed inscription weren’t released until … Continue reading St. Vincent and the Grenadines: Mickey’s School of Education

The Seal of St. Vincent Colony

For a long time, my collection held but a solitary stamp from the Caribbean island of St. Vincent. That stamp was featured on the colony’s stamp issuers article back in June 2017. I recently sought to add more and purchased a small “mystery” mixed lot of St. Vincent stamps. However, only three were inscribed thusly. One sheet of eight stamps bore the inscription St. Vincent … Continue reading The Seal of St. Vincent Colony