Turks & Caicos Islands #33 (1913)

Turks & Caicos Islands #33 (1913)

The Turks and Caicos Islands, or TCI for short, are a British Overseas Territory consisting of the larger Caicos Islands and smaller Turks Islands, two groups of tropical islands in the Lucayan Archipelago of the North Atlantic Ocean and northern West Indies. The islands lie northwest of Puerto Rico, north of Hispaniola, and about 620 miles (1,000 kilometers) from Miami in the United States, at 21°45′N … Continue reading Turks & Caicos Islands #33 (1913)

Trinidad & Tobago #1 (1913)

Trinidad and Tobago #1 (1913)

The islands of Trinidad and Tobago became a unified British Crown colony in 1889, combined their postal administrations in 1913, were a province within the short-lived West Indies Federation from January 1, 1958, until achieving independence within the Commonwealth on August 31, 1962. The Republic of Trinidad & Tobago came into existence on August 1, 1976. The islands are situated between 10° 2′ and 11° 12′ … Continue reading Trinidad and Tobago #1 (1913)

Antigua and Barbuda #746 (1984)

Antigua and Barbuda #746 (1984)

The independent state of Antigua and Barbuda, lying between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean in the middle of the Leeward Islands, consists of two major inhabited islands — Antigua and Barbuda — and a number of smaller islands (including Great Bird, Green, Guinea, Long, Maiden and York Islands and further south, the uninhabited island of Redonda which has actually issued its own stamps as … Continue reading Antigua and Barbuda #746 (1984)