's Encyclopedia of Stamps & Philatelic Links
- French Polynesia (Tahiti - French dependency) -
- Postage stamps have been issued since 1892.
Box 378, Malverne, NY 11565
- The history :
- The history of postage stamp issues in French Polynesia can be rather conveniently subdivided into a number of periods:
18621882: Usage of stamps of the universal issues for the French Colonies without special Indication of the country of origin
18821892: Usage of the same stamp issues with local overprint "Tahiti"
18921958: Stamp issues inscribed: "Etablissements Français de l'Océanie"
Since 1958: Stamp issues inscribed: "Polynésie Française"
(each is dealt with - aj)
- French Polynesia via the CIA :
- Overseas territory of France since 1946
Location: Oceania, archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean, about one-half of the way from South America to Australia
National holiday: National Day, Taking of the Bastille, 14 July (1789)
- French Polynesia (& "Tahiti") - Download Album Pages: - $5 a year for all the countries you can eat!
- "Tahiti" is listed seperately under 'T'
Free Album Pages? This site is sort of like "shareware" software.
- Philatelic Center of Tahiti - Centre Philatélique de Tahiti (French Polonesia)
- Centre Philatelique de Polynesie Francaise Office des Postes et Telecommunications
Attn: Linda Noble, Mgr.
8 rue de la Reine Pomare IV
Papeete - Tahiti
Tel : (689) 41.43.35
Fax : (689) 45.25.86
E-mail : [email protected]
(featuring stamps & phonecards and offers a subscription service- aj.)
- Philatelic Center of French Polynesia - Stamps page (English ver.)
History of Stamps
You may use the form, or E-mail us at [email protected]
SSL server for ordering; VISA, MasterCard, Eurocard
- l'Office des Postes et des Télécommunications de Polynésie Française
- The Regular Postal Dept.
- La Poste in France
- looks like you can buy stamps here too.
- Dealer: Albany Stamp Co. , Charleston, S.C., US.A. :
"French Colonies, French Polynesia, St Pierre, FSAT, Worldwide Topical Stamps"
- Recommened by the Philatelic Center in Tahati. And, indeed, they have many listings of their stamps.
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