Key: 1870  
Country:
Group: British
Volume: 14
Issued: 722 Stamps / end of 1999
  
  
 

Information
Area - 18 sq.km; Population - 2,300 (1981)
A Dependency of NEW ZEALAND, one of the larger Cook Islands in the Pacific
ocean, northeast of New Zealand.
Internally administrated by COOK ISLANDS, while its foreign affairs are being
handled by NEW ZEALAND since 1901. Stamps issued from 1903 until 1932, when
stamps of Cook Islands were in use. Face value on the first stamps was
overprinted in the native language. In 1972 became an independent postal service
(remaining part of Cook Islands) and separate stamps issuing restarted. Annual
output about 10.
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Inscriptions
AITUTAKI overprinted on stamps of New Zealand
AITUTAKI
AITUTAKI overprinted on stamps of Cook Islands
AITUTAKI COOK ISLANDS

Index
AITUTAKI
      New Zealand Dependency 1901-1932
      Part of Cook Islands 1972-
      Official Stamps
 
Currency
12 Pence = 1 Shilling
100 Cents = 1 Dollar (1972)
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Related Countries

NEW ZEALAND
New Zealand

COOK ISLANDS
Cook Islands