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Thursday, August 11, 2011

Fijian Postal History-Early Fijian Postage Stamps

King Cakobau of Fiji ceded Fiji to Great Britain in 1874 and thereafter Fiji became a Crown Colony. The original stamp issues of  King Cakobau were overprinted with "V R" (Victoria Regina). New issues were printed "V R" between 1878-1899. The 1 penny postage in 2 shades is illustrated below.


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