Key: 5350  
Country:
Group: Dutch
Volume: 53
Issued: 2001 Stamps / end of 1999
  
  
 

Information
Area - 41,863 sq.km; Population - 15,981,000; Capital - Hague
A Kingdom located in northwestern Europe, bordering Belgium and Germany, also
known as Holland. Highly developed country, its economy mainly based on dairy
farming and exporting of meat products, chemicals, yarns, fabrics, etc.
Since 1948 it is part of the Benelux union. Netherlands was formerly owner of
the colonies of NETHERLANDS ANTILLES (including CURACAO and Aruba), SURINAM and
NETHERLANDS INDIES (today INDONESIA). The Netherlands Antilles are today an
integral part of the Netherlands Kingdom, and ARUBA is holding the status of
overseas member country, with complete domestic autonomy. Since 1934 Netherlands
hosts the International Court of Justice in The Hague, and stamps are issued for its use.
First stamps issued in 1852. Direct UPU membership since July 1st, 1875. Annual
output about 50.
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Inscriptions
POST ZEGEL or POSTSZEGEL with portrait facing right
NEDERLAND
KONINKRIJK DER NEDERLANDEN
1898.192299999999931969796307384967803955078125
1824.1923999999999068677425384521484375
PORT BETAALD PTT POST
NEDERLAND.NEDERLANDSE ANTILLEN.SURINAME red
COUR PERMANENTE DE JUSTICE INTERNATIONALE overprinted on stamps of Netherlands
COUR INTERNATIONALE DE JUSTICE overprinted on stamps of Netherlands
NEDERLAND COUR INTERNATIONALE DE JUSTICE
TE BETALEN PORT blue
ARMENWET overprinted on stamps of Netherlands

Index
NETHERLANDS (HOLLAND)
      Official Stamps
         International Court of Justice
      Franchise Stamps
      Postage Due Stamps
      Parcel Post Stamps
      Money Order Stamps
      Marine Insurance Stamps
      Telegraph Stamps
 
Currency
100 Cents = 1 Gulden
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Related Countries

NETHERLANDS ANTILLES
Netherlands Antilles

CURACAO
Curacao

SURINAM
Surinam

NETHERLANDS INDIES
Netherlands Indies

INDONESIA
Indonesia

ARUBA
Aruba