Ellice Islands Tourist attraction in Tuvalu

Ellice Islands Tourist attraction in Tuvalu

Stamps Gilbert and Ellice Islands 1964 Coconut Palms Fine Mint SG 86 Scott 85 Stamps For Sale Take A Look

Gilbert and Ellice Islands nternational Telecomunication Union SG 87 Fine Mint

Stamps Gilbert and Ellice Islands 1964 Coconut Palms Fine Mint SG 86 Scott 85 Stamps For Sale Take A Look

1911 Scott 11 2 1/2p ultramarine "Pandanus" Quick History The Micronesian Gilbert Islands and the Polynesian Ellice Islands, located in the Pacific Ocean between Hawaii and Australia, began as a protectorate in 1892, and then a British colony from 1916 until 1976. Thereafter the Gilbert Islands became the majority of the island nation of Kiribati (pronounced "Kirr-i-bas") in 1979, while the Ellice Islands were renamed Tuvalu in 1978. Both are currently members of the Commonwealth of Nations.

1911 Scott 11 2 1/2p ultramarine "Pandanus" Quick History The Micronesian Gilbert Islands and the Polynesian Ellice Islands, located in the Pacific Ocean between Hawaii and Australia, began as a protectorate in 1892, and then a British colony from 1916 until 1976. Thereafter the Gilbert Islands became the majority of the island nation of Kiribati (pronounced "Kirr-i-bas") in 1979, while the Ellice Islands were renamed Tuvalu in 1978. Both are currently members of the Commonwealth of Nations.

Gilbert & Ellice Islands Copyright: brcstamps.com The Gilbert group has Butariti, Tarawa, and Tamana as the more important islands. Besides the Ellice Islands, the Phoenix Islands, the Line Islands (Fanning, Washington, and Christmas (aka Kiritimati, not the Indian Ocean Christmas Island that puts out stamps)), and Ocean Island are part of the colony. By the way, notice the U.S. Howland Island? That is the last place Amelia Earhart's radio transmission was heard*.  The Capital was Tarawa…

Gilbert & Ellice Islands Copyright: brcstamps.com The Gilbert group has Butariti, Tarawa, and Tamana as the more important islands. Besides the Ellice Islands, the Phoenix Islands, the Line Islands (Fanning, Washington, and Christmas (aka Kiritimati, not the Indian Ocean Christmas Island that puts out stamps)), and Ocean Island are part of the colony. By the way, notice the U.S. Howland Island? That is the last place Amelia Earhart's radio transmission was heard*. The Capital was Tarawa…

Gilbert & Ellice Islands  1939 Scott 46 5p dark brown & deep ultramarine  "Ellice Islands Canoe"

Gilbert & Ellice Islands 1939 Scott 46 5p dark brown & deep ultramarine "Ellice Islands Canoe"

Gilbert and Ellice Islands 1968 SG 149 Coat of Arms Fine Mint Scott Other Gilbert Islands Stamps HERE

Gilbert and Ellice Islands 1968 SG 149 Coat of Arms Fine Mint

Gilbert and Ellice Islands 1968 SG 149 Coat of Arms Fine Mint Scott Other Gilbert Islands Stamps HERE

Gilbert & Ellice Islands 1939 Scott 40 1/2p dark green & slate blue "Great Frigate Bird"

Gilbert & Ellice Islands 1939 Scott 40 1/2p dark green & slate blue "Great Frigate Bird"

Gilbert and Ellice Islands 1939 SG 46 Canoe and Boathouse Fine Mint SG 46 Scott 43 Other Gilbert and Ellice Islands Stamps HERE

Gilbert and Ellice Islands 1939 SG 46 Canoe and Boathouse Fine Mint

Gilbert and Ellice Islands 1939 SG 46 Canoe and Boathouse Fine Mint SG 46 Scott 43 Other Gilbert and Ellice Islands Stamps HERE

Gilbert and Ellice Islands 1975 Crowrie Shells Set Fine Mint SG 247/50 Scott 241/4 Other Pacifi Islands and Commonwealth Stamps Stamps HERE

Gilbert and Ellice Islands 1975 Cowrie Shells Set Fine Mint

Gilbert and Ellice Islands 1975 Crowrie Shells Set Fine Mint SG 247/50 Scott 241/4 Other Pacifi Islands and Commonwealth Stamps Stamps HERE

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