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Turks and Caicos Islands



FIRST COMBINED ISSUE 1900.


CURRENCY

1900, sterling.
1961, 100 cents = 1 dollar (Bahamas).



Remained a dependency of Jamaica until 1962 when the islands became a Crown Colony. First issue in the new state was on 4 June 1963. The islands are now a Dependent Territory of the United Kingdom.


Caicos Island

Although not politically independent, this group issued its own overprints on 24 July 1981. These overprints were inspired by a stamp marketing company and initially they were not accepted. However, they were subsequently used for postage. Their full status is questionable.




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