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French Southern and Antarctic Territories

2nd November 1955

French colony 47  


Description   Scott SG Mi Y&T  
Madagascar overprint
15 francs blue and deep green   1 1      

Mackay [1] describes this grouping as, "a scattering of French islands and isolated territories across the southern Indian and Pacific Oceans, as well as bases on the Antartctic continent." He goes on to note that they had previously used the stamps of Madagascar and that the first issue was a single Madagascar overprint.