The Virtual Churchill Stamp Album


COLOMBIA

  Colombia

Country of issue
Colombia
Date of Issue
19 July 1945
Catalogue number(s)
Scott 521, SG 618 (red); Scott 522, SG 620 (blue); Scott 523, SG 619 (green)
Notes
These "Yalta" overprints mark the first appearance of Winston Churchill on a postage stamp.
The original stamps were issued March 1939. Stamps with inverted overprints also exist.

Columbia cover
Bank of Colombia cover from Cali to Evansville, Indiana, 10 August 1945.

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