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  • Guadeloupe
Located in the West Indies between Montserrat and Dominica, the islands of Guadeloupe issued postage stamps until January 1, 1947 when they reverted back to using postage stamps from France.
$6.00

WWII Surcharges - 1943 Complete Mint Never-Hinged Set of 5


Faithful to the Free French resistance movement and facing a shortage of needed denominations, the Guadeloupe postal officials were unwilling to order new stamps from the Nazi-controlled government printers in Paris, so they overprinted leftover stocks to meet local demands. (Guadeloupe #159-63) More...
$4.50

WWII Surcharges - 1944 Complete Mint Never-Hinged Set of 4


Faithful to the Free French resistance movement and facing a shortage of needed denominations, the Guadeloupe postal officials were unwilling to order new stamps from the Nazi-controlled government printers in Paris so they overprinted local leftover stocks to meet local demands. More...
$17.50

Guadeloupe #168-86 - 1945 Complete Mint Set of 19


While France was under Nazi occupation during World War II, many French Colonies remained loyal to the Free French movement headed by General De Gaulle. This colorful set, depicting a stylized pair of dolphins, includes the Cross of Lorraine, symbol of the Free French. It was printed in England and secretly delivered to the West Indies colony to signify that the Free French were in control rather than the Nazi-controlled Vichy government. More...
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