|Key: ||2500 |
|Issued: ||687 Stamps / end of 1999|
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|Area - 5,130 sq.km; Population - 1,169,000; Capital - Port of Spain
A Republic, comprising two islands in the West Indies, 11 km north of Venezuela.
Petroleum and its products are the main industries.
The two former British colonies of TRINIDAD and TOBAGO joined in 1889 to create
the colony of Trinidad, which was renamed Trinidad and Tobago in 1913.
Independent state since August 31st, 1962, declared a Republic on August 1st,
1966, member of the British Commonwealth (see GREAT BRITAIN (U.K.)).
First stamps were issued in 1913. Direct UPU membership from June 15th, 1963.
Annual output about 5.
|TRINIDAD & TOBAGO|
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
O S overprinted on stamps of Trinidad and Tobago
|TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO|
Postage Due Stamps
|12 Pence = 1 Shilling
20 Shillings = 1 Pound
100 Cents = 1 Dollar (1935)
Great Britain (u.k.)