Key: 2410  
Country:
Group: British
Volume: 22
Issued: 1421 Stamps / end of 1999
  
  
 

Information
Area - 93 sq.km; Population - 9,300; Capital - Charlestown
A Crown Colony of GREAT BRITAIN (U.K.), island in the West Indies, southeast of Puerto Rico.
Economy based on export of sugar, molasses, rum, cotton and coconuts.
Formerly part of the colony of LEEWARD ISLANDS federation. In 1903 combined with
ST.KITTS (ST.CHRISTOPHER) to form the crown colony of ST.KITTS-NEVIS.
First stamps issued in 1861, replaced in 1890 by those of Leeward Islands. From
1980 each island issues its own stamps, although they are one nation, member in
the British Commonwealth. Annual output about 110.
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Inscriptions
NEVIS
Stripes overprinted on stamps of St.Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla (showing Nevis)

Index
   NEVIS
      Fiscal Stamps used for Postage
      Official Stamps
 
Currency
12 Pence = 1 Shilling
100 Cents = 1 Dollar (1980)
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Related Countries

GREAT BRITAIN (U.K.)
Great Britain (u.k.)

LEEWARD ISLANDS
Leeward Islands

ST.KITTS
St.kitts

ST.CHRISTOPHER
St.christopher

ST.KITTS-NEVIS
St.kitts-nevis