Key: 870  
Country:
Group: British
Volume: 10
Issued: 12 Stamps / dead country
  
  
 

Information
Area - 88,269 sq.km; Capital - Buea
Formerly a British Mandate territory, located on the west coast of Africa.
Before World War I entire territory of Cameroons was a German protectorate,
after it mandated to Great Britain and to France by the League of Nations. The
northern region became part of independent NIGERIA in 1961 and the southern
region became a United Kingdom Trust Territory - U.K.T.T. (also known as British
Cameroons), joined later on the independent State of Cameroon to form the
Federal Republic of CAMEROON (KAMERUN). Stamps were issued in 1960, withdrawn on September 30th, 1961.
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Inscriptions
CAMEROONS U.K.T.T. overprinted on stamps of Nigeria

Index
SOUTHERN CAMEROONS
 
Currency
12 Pence = 1 Shilling
20 Shillings = 1 Pound
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