Issued today in 1963

Freedom From Hunger. Common design issued from 4 June 1963 in 37 territories: Aden, Antigua, Ascension, Bahamas, Basutoland, Bechuanaland, Bermuda, British Guiana, British Honduras, British Solomon Islands, Brunei, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Fiji, Gambia, Gibraltar, Gilbert & Ellice Islands, Grenada, Hong Kong, Malta, Mauritius, Montserrat, New Hebrides, North Borneo, Pitcairn Islands, St Helena, St Lucia, St Vincent, Sarawak, Seychelles, Swaziland, Tonga, Tristan Da Cunha, Turks & Caicos, Virgin Islands, and Zanzibar.



Issued today in 1953

Coronation. Issued from 2 June 1953. The same design featuring an engraving of Queen Elizabeth II by Robert Godbehear was issued across 62 territories, including Antigua, Gold Coast, Hong Kong, and Nyasaland.

Other countries – like Australia, Ceylon, Great Britain, and New Zealand – opted for different designs.


Issued today in 1966

Omnibus. Royal Caribbean Visit. Issued from 4 February 1966. Some 15 territories issued stamps commemorating the Royal Visit. Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados, British Guiana, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St Christopher Nevis Anguilla, St Lucia, St Vincent, Turks & Caicos Islands, and the Virgin Islands all opting for the same two-value design while Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago did things differently. See more here.