Key: 6930  
Country:
Group: Latin America
Volume: 84
Issued: 2982 Stamps / end of 1999
  
  
 

Information
Area - 2,766,889 sq.km; Population - 37,300,000; Capital - Buenos Aires
A Republic located in southern South America, on the Atlantic Ocean. The most
developed South American country, its economy based on agriculture. Very well
known for its stock breading which is one of the main industries.
Formerly a confederation, including the provinces of BUENOS AIRES, CORDOBA and
CORRIENTES. Since 1862 a Federated Republic.
First stamps were issued in 1858. Several foreign European Post Offices
operated in Argentina. The British and French used their own stamps, while the
Italian used Italian stamps overprinted 'Estero' (see LEVANT, Italian P.O.).
Between 1913-1938 official overprinted stamps were issued by various government
departments, bearing their initials. Direct UPU membership since July 1st, 1880.
Annual output about 65.
In 1891 a single local stamp was issued for Fireland to use on letters to Chile and Argentine.
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Inscriptions
CONFEON ARGENTINA
REPUBLICA ARGENTINA
BUENOS AIRES+AGOSTO DE 1921
CORREOS ARGENTINOS
ARGENTINA
R.ARGENTINA
TIERRA DEL FUEGO

Index
ARGENTINA
      Argentine Confederation -1860
      Argentine Republic 1862-
      Official Stamps
      Official Department Stamps 1913-1937
         Ministry of Agriculture (M.A.)
         Ministry of War (M.G.)
         Ministry of Finance (M.H.)
         Ministry of Interior (M.I.)
         Ministry of Justice & Inst.(M.J.I.)
         Ministry of Marine (M.M.)
         Ministry of Public Works (M.O.P.)
         Ministry of Foreign Affairs(M.R.C.)
      Fireland
 
Currency
100 Centavos = 1 Peso
100 Centavos = 1 Austral (1985)
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Related Countries

BUENOS AIRES
Buenos Aires

CORDOBA
Cordoba

CORRIENTES
Corrientes

LEVANT, Italian P.O.
Levant, Italian P.o.