Timeline of stamp issuing entities of British Overseas Territories in Africa and connected areas

Saint Helena 1856–today
Seychelles [British crown colony] 1890–1976
Ascension 1922–today
Tristan da Cunha 1952–today
British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT) 1968–today
Seychelles 1976–today
Outer Islands (Zil Elwannyen Sesel) 1980–1992
1860
1870
1880
1890
1900
1910
1920
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
2000
2010
2020

Stamp issuing entities of British Overseas Territories in Africa and connected areas

Name Issued
stamps
Bird
stamps
1856–today Saint Helena ≈ 1 Thousand ≈ 60
1890–1976 Seychelles [British crown colony]
→ see under Seychelles
1922–today Ascension ≈ 1 Thousand ≈ 174
1952–today Tristan da Cunha ≈ 1 Thousand ≈ 150
1968–today British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT) ≈ 500
1976–today Seychelles
→ see under Seychelles
≈ 600 ≈ 144
1980–1992 Outer Islands (Zil Elwannyen Sesel)

Zil Eloigne Sesel, Zil Elwagne Sesel, Zil Elwannyen Sesel

→ see under Seychelles
≈ 200 ≈ 50

About British Overseas Territories in Africa

Bibliography

  • Basil Herwald, “Basil in St Helena: Part 1,” Gibbons Stamp Monthly, May 2013: 70-72.

  • Basil Herwald, “Basil in St Helena: Part 2,” Gibbons Stamp Monthly, Juny 2013: 92-95.

  • Basil Herwald, “Basil in Ascension Island: Part 1,” Gibbons Stamp Monthly, August 2013: 98-101.

  • Basil Herwald, “Basil in Ascension Island: Part 2,” Gibbons Stamp Monthly, September 2013: 122-125.

  • Noel Davenhill, “British Colonial and Protectorate Stamps Part 1: St Helena,” Gibbons Stamp Monthly, September 2016: 78-82.