Bahamas

Chronology

  • 1733 (by) - Post Office open
  • 1802 - The first recorded local postmark
  • 1846 to 1858 - Crowned Circle handstamp in use
  • 1858-1860 - The adhecive stamps of GB in use with A05 postmark
  • 1859 - Crown Colony
  • 1859 - The first Bahamas adhesive stamp issued
  • 1860 - Colonial authorities took control of the Post Office from the GB PO
  • 1964 - Self Government
  • 1966, 25 May - Currency changed from Sterling to Bahamas dollar

Resources

Bahamas and West Indies General Auctions

Notable Postage Adhesives

Notable Postal History