Key: 2380  
Country:
Group: British
Volume: 22
Issued: 1173 Stamps / end of 1999
  
  
 

Information
Area - 98 sq.km; Population - 7,500; Capital - Plymouth
A Colony of GREAT BRITAIN (U.K.), island in the West Indies, 43 km southwest of Antigua.
Economy based on agriculture.
A Crown Colony, formerly within the LEEWARD ISLANDS federation. From 1890 to
1903 only stamps of Leeward Islands were in use, after that and until 1956
stamps of both colonies were in use concurrently.
First stamps issued in 1876. Indirect UPU membership since July 1st, 1879.
Annual output about 40.
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Inscriptions
MONTSERRAT overprinted on stamps of Antigua
MONTSERRAT
O.H.M.S. overprinted on stamps of Montserrat
OHMS overprinted on stamps of Montserrat

Index
MONTSERRAT
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Currency
12 Pence = 1 Shilling
20 Shillings = 1 Pound
100 Cents = 1 Dollar (1951)
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Related Countries

GREAT BRITAIN (U.K.)
Great Britain (u.k.)

LEEWARD ISLANDS
Leeward Islands