Timeline of stamp issuing entities of Madagascar and connected areas

Nossi-bé [French Madagascar dependency] 1889–1894
Madagascar [French Offices] 1889–1895
Diego Suerez [French Madagascar dependency] 1890–1894
Anjouan [French Madagascar dependency] 1892–1900
Sainte-Marie [French Madagascar dependency] 1894
Madagascar [French protectorate] 1895–1896
Madagascar [French colony] 1896–1957
Great Comores [French Madagascar dependency] 1897–1907
Moheli [French Madagascar dependency] 1906
Madagascar 1957–today
1890
1900
1910
1920
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
2000
2010
2020

Stamp issuing entities of Madagascar and connected areas

Name Issued
stamps
Bird
stamps
1889–1894 Nossi-bé [French Madagascar dependency]
→ see under French East Africa
≈ 50
1889–1895 Madagascar [French Offices]
→ see under French East Africa
1890–1894 Diego Suerez [French Madagascar dependency]
→ see under French East Africa
≈ 60
1892–1900 Anjouan [French Madagascar dependency]
→ see under French East Africa
≈ 20
1894 Sainte-Marie [French Madagascar dependency]
→ see under French East Africa
≈ 10
1895–1896 Madagascar [French protectorate]
→ see under French East Africa
1896–1957 Madagascar [French colony]

Madagascar became a French colony in mid- 1896.

→ see under French East Africa
≈ 500
1897–1907 Great Comores [French Madagascar dependency]
→ see under French East Africa
≈ 20
1906 Moheli [French Madagascar dependency]
→ see under French East Africa
≈ 20
1957–today Madagascar ≈ 2 Thousand ≈ 62

About Madagascar

Bibliography

  • Kathleen Wunderly, “Madagascar’s 1930-44 series: exotic propaganda for colonies,“ Linn’s Stamp News, August 21, 2017: 60-63.

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