POSTAL HISTORY BEGINS WITH STAMP ISSUING:
- POSTAL HISTORY BEGINS WITH STAMP ISSUING:
1. In many cases, possessions had to use issues of the Third Republic.
2. Common design set of 9 stamps could not get through except to French West Africa.
3. Some Third Republic stamps were overprinted or RF removed & printed in the colonies.
4. INDOCHINA: Authorities designed
and printed their own stamps
for nearly three years.