InterTran Translation
AJ's Encyclopedia of Stamps & Philatelic Links
Aruba was claimed by the Dutch in 1634. It acquired full internal self-government in 1954. Postage stamps were issued from 1986.

Postal Service of Aruba
J. Irausquinplein
No. 9,
Oranjestad, Aruba

CIA data on Aruba
Location: Caribbean, island in the Caribbean Sea, north of Venezuela
Independence: none (part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands; in 1990, Aruba requested and received from the Netherlands cancellation of the agreement to automatically give independence to the island in 1996)
National holiday: Flag Day, 18 March

Aruba - The Philatelic offerings
; a personal (and supervised) service
Philatelic Services Aruba
J.E. Irausquinplein #9
Oranjestad, Aruba
Netherlands Antilles, West Indies

Telephone: 297-8-21900
Fax: 297-8-27930

THE POSTAL SERVICE OF ARUBA: On January 1, 1986, the first Aruban stamps were issued. This coincided with the establishment of Aruba's Status Aparte, making Aruba independent from the Netherlands Antilles and an equal member of the Kingdom of Holland.

"The author of these pages (Michael Connolly) is not an employee or agent of the Philatelic Service Aruba, the Postal Service of Aruba or the Aruba government. This information is provided solely for the benefit of stamp collectors interested in the philatelic offerings of Aruba. The text has been reviewed and corrected by PSA staff."

email Michael: [email protected]

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