New Hebrides cancels -- GK & PCH Cancel Types
GK : Type numbers according to "NEW HEBRIDES Postal rates, Postmarks Registration cachets / labes" by Malcolm Goyns & Roland Klinger, Mahego, Sedgefield, September 2013
PCH : Type numbers acccording to "New Hebrides Cancellation Study 1892 - 1980" by Peter Phillips, Jim Crompton and Bill Holland, The Pacific Island Study Circle, London 1995

General




At Top:
The table of the Goyns/Klinger postmark numbers. Place mouse on number and see an image of the postmark. Click the number and see more information

The table below:
The PCH (Philips, Crompton, Holland) numbers (1995). Place mouse on numbers and see an image, click to see more information.

Or just scroll down to seach a postmark.




WORK IN PROGRESS TO UPDATE THIS PAGE ACCORDING TO GK NUMBERS

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Cancels according to the "GK" Goyns/Klinger
(Mahego 2013, New Hebrides Postal rates, Postmarks, Registration cachets/labels) classification:

PSDC

 

PS1

PS2

PS3A

PS3B

PS3C

PS3D

PS4A

PS4B

PS4C

PS4D

PS5A

PS5C

PS6A

PS6C

PS7

PS8

PS9

PS10

PS11

PS12

PS13

PS14

PS15

PS16

PS17

PS18

PS19

PS20

PS21

PS22

PS23

PS24

PS25

PS26

PS27

PS28

PS29

PS30

PS31

PS32

PS33

PS34

PS35

PS36

PS37

PS38

PS39

PS40

PS41

PS42

PS43

PS44

PS45

PS46

 

PP1

PP2A

PP2B

PP2C

PP3

PP4

PP4

PP4

PP7

PP8

PP9

PP10

PP11

 

 

 

PU1

PU2

 

 

 

 

 


Cancels according to the old "PCH" Phillips/Crompton/Holland classification (Pacific Islands Study Circle 1995): [not finished yet]

T2

T3

T20

TE105

TF106

TE107

TF108

TE109

TF110

TE111

TF112

TE113

TF114

TE115

TF116

TE117

TF118

TE119

TF120

TE121

TF122

TF123

TE124

TF125

TE126

TF127

TE128

TF129

TE130

TF131

TE132

TF133

TE134

TE135

TE136

TF137

TE138

TE139

TE140

TF141

TE142

TF143

TE144

TF145

TE146

TF147

TE148

TE149

TE150

TF151

TE152

TF153

TE154

TE155

TE156

TF157

TE158

TF159

TE160

TF161

TE162

TE163

TE164

TF165

TE166

TF167

TE168

TF169

TE170

TF171

TE172

TF173

TE174

TF175

TE176

TF177

TE178

TF179

TE180

TF181

TE182

TF183

TE184

TF185

TE186

TF187

TE188

TF189

TE190

TF191

TE192

TF193

TE194

TF195

TE196

TF197

TE198

TF199

TE200

TF201

TE202

TF203

TE204

TF205

TE206

TF207

TE208

TF209

TE210

TF211

TE212

TF213

TE214

TF215

T216

T217

T218

T219

T220

T221

T222

T223

T224

T225

T226

T227

T228

T229

T230




Special postmarks - notations starting with "PS"





PSDC - (PCH T20)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Separators:
Date:
Day:
Month:
Year:
Usage:

Remarks:



circle 24 mm; overall: 81 mm
black
French, inscript: PORT VILA NOUVELLES HEBRIDES
no separators
three line date
placeholder for single figure days none
two numbers
four numbers
4 December 1954, 25 February 1955, 15 August 1966, 20 August 1966, 1 September 1966 and 1 Ocotber 1966
used on advertising cards (the so called "Doctor Cards") - the cancel part is identical to the following first day postmarks.

 
GK Type PSDC

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PS1 - (PCH TE105)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Separators:
Date:
Day:
Month:
Year:
Usage:
Remarks:


circle 24 mm; overall: 81 mm
black
British, inscript: VILA NEW HEBRIDES - Slogan: FIRST DAY OF ISSUE
no separators
three line date
placeholder for single figure days none
two characters
four numbers
20-10-1956. 3-9-1957, 2-9-1963, 25-11-1963, 17-5-1965, 16-8-1965, 124-10-1965 & 24-1-1966
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GK Type PS1

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PS2 - (PCH TF106)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Separators:
Date:
Day:
Month:
Year:
Usage:
Remarks:


circle 24 mm; overall: 81 mm
black
French, inscript: PORT VILA NOUVELLES HEBRIDES
no separators
three line date
placeholder for single figure days none
two numbers
four numbers
20-10-1956. 3-9-1957, 2-9-1963, 25-11-1963, 17-5-1965, 16-8-1965, 124-10-1965 & 24-1-1966
the cancel part of this postmark is identical with PSDC.

 
GK Type PS2

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PS3A - (PCH TE107)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Separators:
Usage:


circle 30 mm
black
English, inscript: FIRST DAY OF ISSUE * VILA *
two *
1 July 1966 : Football Worldcup Finals


GK Type PS3A

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PS3B - (PCH TE109, 111, 113, 115 & 119)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Separators:
Usage:


circle 30 mm
black
English, inscript: FIRST DAY OF ISSUE VILA
none
15.8.66 5gc, 25gc, 1gf defs., 20.9.66 WHO, 1.12.1966 UNESCO, 24.1.67 5gf and 5.12.67 60gc defs.


GK Type PS3B

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PS3C - (PCH TE117, 21, 24, 26, 28, 30, 32, 36, 42, 44, 46, 50, 52, 56, 58, 60, 64, 76, 78, 80, 82, 84, 86, 88, 90, 92)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Separators:
Date
Usage:


circle 22 mm
black
English, inscript: FIRST DAY OF ISSUE VILA
none
three line date many issue from 1967 until September 1977


GK Type PS3C

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PS3D - (PCH TE194, 96, 98, 200, 04, 06, 08, 10, 12, 14)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Separators:
Usage:


circle 22 mm
black
English, inscript: FIRST DAY OF ISSUE PORT-VILA
none
one line date many issues from November 1977 until February 1980


GK Type PS3D

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PS4A - (PCH TF108)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Separators:
Usage:


circle 30 mm
black
English, inscript: FIRST DAY OF ISSUE * PORT-VILA *
two *
1 July 1966 : Football Worldcup Finals


GK Type PS4A

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PS4B - (PCH TF110, 112, 114, 116 & 120)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Separators:
Usage:


circle 30 mm
black
English, inscript: FIRST DAY OF ISSUE PORT-VILA
none
15.8.66 5gc, 25gc, 1gf defs., 20.9.66 WHO, 1.12.1966 UNESCO, 24.1.67 5gf and 5.12.67 60gc defs.


GK Type PS4B

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PS4C - (PCH TF118, 22, 23, 25, 27, 29, 31, 33, 37, 41, 43, 45, 47, 51, 53, 57, 59, 61, 65, 77, 79, 81, 83, 85, 87, 89, 91, 93)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Separators:
Date
Usage:


circle 22 mm
black
French, inscript: PREMIER JOUR PORT-VILA
none
three line date many issue from 1967 until September 1977


GK Type PS4C

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PS4D - (PCH TF195, 97, 99, 201, 05, 07, 09, 11, 13, 15)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Separators:
Usage:


circle 22 mm
black
French, inscript: PREMIER JOUR PORT-VILA
none
one line date many issues from November 1977 until February 1980


GK Type PS4D

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PS5A - (PCH TE113, 119, 124)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Separators:
Usage:


circle 30 mm
black
English, inscript: FIRST DAY OF ISSUE * SANTO *
two *
1-12-66, 26-9-67, 5-12-67, 23-5-68, & 9-10-68


GK Type PS5A

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PS5C - (PCH TE128, 130, 132, 136, 140, 146, 150, 152, 156, 158, 160)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Separators:
Date
Usage:


circle 22 mm
black
English, inscript: FIRST DAY OF ISSUE SANTO
none
three line date many issue from 1969 until August 1973


GK Type PS5C

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PS6A - (PCH TF114, 120, 123, 125)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Separators:
Usage:


circle 30 mm
black
French, inscript: PREMIER JOUR * SANTO *
two *
1-12-66, 26-9-67, 5-12-67, 23-5-68, 5-8-68 & 9-10-68


GK Type PS6A

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PS6C - (PCH TF129, 131, 133, 137, 141, 147, 151, 153, 157, 159, 161)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Separators:
Date
Usage:


circle 22 mm
black
French, inscript: PREMIER JOUR SANTO
none
three line date many issue from June 1969 until August 1973


GK Type PS5C

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PS7 - (PCH TE134)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Date
Usage:


circle 35 mm
black
English, inscript: FIRST DAY OF ISSUE SANTO
one line date
20 July 1970


GK Type PS7

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PS8 - (PCH TF135)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Date
Usage:


circle 35 mm
black
French, inscript: PREMIER JOUR SANTO
one line date
20 July 1970


GK Type PS8

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PS9 - (PCH TE134)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Date
Usage:


circle 35 mm
black
English, inscript: FIRST DAY OF ISSUE VILA
one line date
20 July 1970


GK Type PS9

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PS10 - (PCH TF135)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Date
Usage:


circle 35 mm
black
French, inscript: PREMEIR JOUR PORT-VILA
one line date
20 July 1970


GK Type PS10

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PS11 - (PCH TE138)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Date
Usage:


circle 35 mm
black
English, inscript: FIRST DAY OF ISSUE SANTO
one line date
19 January 1971


GK Type PS11

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PS12 - (PCH TF139)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Date
Usage:


circle 35 mm
black
French, inscript: PREMIER JOUR SANTO
one line date
19 January 1971


GK Type PS12

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PS13 - (PCH TE138)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Date
Usage:


circle 35 mm
black
English, inscript: FIRST DAY OF ISSUE VILA
one line date
19 January 1971


GK Type PS13

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PS14 - (PCH TF139)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Date
Usage:


circle 35 mm
black
French, inscript: PREMIER JOUR PORT-VILA
one line date
19 January 1971


GK Type PS14

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PS15 - (PCH TE148)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Date
Usage:


circle 35 mm
black
English, inscript: FIRST DAY OF ISSUE SANTO
one line date
29 February 1972


GK Type PS15

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PS16 - (PCH TF149)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Date
Usage:


circle 35 mm
black
French, inscript: PREMIER JOUR SANTO
one line date
29 February 1972


GK Type PS16

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PS17 - (PCH TE148)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Date
Usage:


circle 35 mm
black
English, inscript: FIRST DAY OF ISSUE VILA
one line date
29 February 1972


GK Type PS17

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PS18 - (PCH TF149)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Date
Usage:


circle 35 mm
black
French, inscript: PREMIER JOUR PORT-VILA
one line date
29 February 1972


GK Type PS18

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PS19 - (PCH TE154)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Date
Usage:


circle 35 mm
black
English, inscript: FIRST DAY OF ISSUE SANTO
one line date
20 November 1972


GK Type PS19

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PS20 - (PCH TF155)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Date
Usage:


circle 35 mm
black
French, inscript: PREMIER JOUR SANTO
one line date
20 November 1972


GK Type PS20

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PS21 - (PCH TE154)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Date
Usage:


circle 35 mm
black
English, inscript: FIRST DAY OF ISSUE VILA
one line date
20 November 1972


GK Type PS21

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PS22 - (PCH TF155)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Date
Usage:


circle 35 mm
black
French, inscript: PREMIER JOUR PORT-VILA
one line date
20 November 1972


GK Type PS22

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PS23 - (PCH TE162)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Date
Usage:


circle 35 mm
black
English, inscript: FIRST DAY OF ISSUE SANTO
one line date
19 November 1973


GK Type PS23

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PS24 - (PCH TF163)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Date
Usage:


circle 35 mm
black
French, inscript: PREMIER JOUR SANTO
one line date
19 November 1973


GK Type PS24

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PS25 - (PCH TE162)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Date
Usage:


circle 35 mm
black
English, inscript: FIRST DAY OF ISSUE VILA
one line date
19 November 1973


GK Type PS25

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PS26 - (PCH TF163)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Date
Usage:


circle 35 mm
black
French, inscript: PREMIER JOUR PORT-VILA
one line date
19 November 1973


GK Type PS26

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PS27 - (PCH TE166)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Date
Usage:


circle 35 mm
black
English, inscript: FIRST DAY OF ISSUE SANTO
one line date
11 February 1974


GK Type PS27

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PS28 - (PCH TF167)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Date
Usage:


circle 35 mm
black
French, inscript: PREMIER JOUR SANTO
one line date
11 February 1974


GK Type PS28

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PS29 - (PCH TE166)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Date
Usage:


circle 35 mm
black
English, inscript: FIRST DAY OF ISSUE VILA
one line date
11 February 1974


GK Type PS29

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PS30 - (PCH TF167)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Date
Usage:


circle 35 mm
black
French, inscript: PREMIER JOUR PORT-VILA
one line date
11 February 1974


GK Type PS30

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PS31 - (PCH TE168)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Date
Usage:


circle 35 mm
black
English, inscript: FIRST DAY OF ISSUE VILA
one line date
6 May 1974


GK Type PS31

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PS32 - (PCH TF169)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Date
Usage:


circle 35 mm
black
French, inscript: PREMIER JOUR PORT-VILA
one line date
6 May 1974


GK Type PS32

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PS33 - (PCH TE170)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Date
Usage:


circle 35 mm
black
English, inscript: FIRST DAY OF ISSUE VILA
one line date
(1 August 1974) only with PM30B


GK Type PS33

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PS34 - (PCH TF171)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Date
Usage:


circle 35 mm
black
French, inscript: PREMIER JOUR PORT-VILA
one line date
(1 August 1974) only with PM31B


GK Type PS34

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PS35 - (PCH TE172)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Date
Usage:


circle 35 mm
black
English, inscript: FIRST DAY OF ISSUE VILA
one line date
9 October 1974


GK Type PS35

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PS36 - (PCH TF173)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Date
Usage:


circle 35 mm
black
French, inscript: PREMIER JOUR PORT-VILA
one line date
9 October 1974


GK Type PS36

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PS37 - (PCH TE174)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Date
Usage:


circle 35 mm
black
English, inscript: FIRST DAY OF ISSUE VILA
one line date
20 April 1975


GK Type PS37

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PS38 - (PCH TF175)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Date
Usage:


circle 35 mm
black
French, inscript: PREMIER JOUR PORT-VILA
one line date
20 April 1975


GK Type PS38

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PS39 - (PCH TE202)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Date
Usage:


circle 35 mm
black
English, inscript: FIRST DAY OF ISSUE PORT VILA
one line date
2 June 1978


GK Type PS39

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PS40 - (PCH TF203)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Date
Usage:


circle 35 mm
black
French, inscript: PREMIER JOUR PORT-VILA
one line date
2 June 1978


GK Type PS40

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PS41 - (PCH T224)
 

B/F:
Date
Usage:


English, inscript: PORT VILA NEW HEBRIDES
two line date
3 July 1979, 4.7.79, 6.7.79, 8.7.79, 10.7.79 & 12.7.1979


GK Type PS41

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PS42 - (PCH T225)
 

B/F:
Date
Usage:


French, inscript: PORT-VILA NOUVELLES HEBRIDES
two line date
3 July 1979, 5.7.79, 7.7.79, 9.7.79, 11.7.79 & 13.7.1979


GK Type PS42

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PS43 - (PCH T226)
 

B/F:
Date
Usage:


English, inscript: PORT VILA NEW HEBRIDES
two line date
in August / September 1979


GK Type PS43

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PS44 - (PCH T227)
 

B/F:
Date
Usage:


French, inscript: PORT-VILA NOUVELLES HEBRIDES
two line date
in August / September 1979


GK Type PS44

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PS45 - (PCH T228)
 

B/F:
Date
Usage:


English, inscript: PORT VILA NEW HEBRIDES
two line date
15. July 1979 until after independence


GK Type PS45

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PS46 - (PCH T229)
 

B/F:
Date
Usage:


French, inscript: PORT-VILA NOUVELLES HEBRIDES
two line date
15. July 1979 until after independence


GK Type PS46

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PU1 - (PCH T2)
 

  Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Separators:
Date:
Day:
Month:
Year:
Usage:
Remarks:
 


outer: 27 mm, inner: --
black
British, inscript: PORT VILA POST - A.N.H.Co.Ld.
rather big dots
one line date
placeholder for single figure days : dash
three letters
two numbers
officially 17.3.1897 - 30.09.1900
Used mostly on philatelic covers or as CTO.


GK Type PU1

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PU2 - (PCH T3)
 

  Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Separators:
Date:
Day:
Month:
Year:
Usage:
Remarks:
 


outer: 27 mm, inner: --
purple, violet, black
British, inscript: TRAVELLING POST - A.N.H.Co.Ld.
rather big dots
one line date
placeholder for single figure days : dash
three letters
two numbers
supposedly used officially 17.3.1897 - 30.09.1900 on mail boat
used mostly on philatelic covers or as CTO.


GK Type PU2

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PP1 - (PCH ---)
 

  Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Separators:
Date:
Usage:
Remarks:
 


height: 26 mm, width: 25 mm
black
Frnech, inscript: NOUVELLES HEBRIDES POSTE PAYEE 10 CENTIMES OR
none
no date
known in 1950 and 1951 together with a Vila or Santo date stamp
very scarce


GK Type PP1

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PP2A - (PCH T25)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Separators:
Date:
Usage:
Remarks


circle 27 mm
red or purple
English, inscript: POSTAGE PAID VILA
none
one line, small letters
1967 - 1972
no French equivalent known


GK Type PP2A

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PP2B - (PCH T25A)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Separators:
Date:
Usage:
Remarks


circle 27 mm
red
English, inscript: POSTAGE PAID VILA
none
one line, large letters
1972 - 1976
no French equivalent known


GK Type PP2B

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PP2C - (PCH T25B)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Separators:
Date:
Usage:
Remarks


circle 30 mm
red or purple
English, inscript: POSTAGE PAID VILA
none
one line, small letters
1976 - 1979
no French equivalent known


GK Type PP2A

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PP3 - (PCH T35)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Separators:
Date:
Usage:
Remarks


double circle 38/35 mm
red
English, inscript: POSTAGE PAID PORT VILA
none
one line, small letters
1979 - independence
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GK Type PP3

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PP4 - (PCH T34)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Separators:
Date:
Usage:
Remarks


circle 30 mm
red or purple
French, inscript: PORT PAYE PORT VILA
none
one line, small letters
1979 - independence
--


GK Type PP4

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PP5 - (PCH T217, 218)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Separators:
Date:
Usage:
Remarks


circle 25 mm
red or black
English, inscript: PORT VILA N.HEBRIDES
none
one line, large letters
about 1975 - independence
--


GK Type PP5

GK Type PP5

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PP6 - (PCH T219)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Separators:
Date:
Usage:
Remarks


circle 25 mm
red or black
French, inscript: PORT VILA NLES HEBRIDES
none
one line, large letters
about 1975 - independence
--


GK Type PP6

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PP7 - (PCH T223)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Separators:
Date:
Usage:
Remarks


circle 22 mm
black
English, inscript: POSTAGE PAID NEW HEBRIDES
none
two lines
1979 - independence
--


GK Type PP7

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PP8 - (PCH T221)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Separators:
Date:
Usage:
Remarks


circle 22 mm
black
French, inscript: PORT PAYE NELLES HEBRIDES
none
two lines
1979 - independence
--


GK Type PP8

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PP9 - (PCH T222)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Separators:
Date:
Usage:
Remarks


circle 22 mm
black
English, inscript: OFFICIAL PAID NEW HEBRIDES
none
two lines
1979 - independence
--


GK Type PP9

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PP10 - (PCH T220)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Separators:
Date:
Usage:
Remarks


circle 22 mm
black
French, inscript: OFFICIEL NOUVELLES HEBRIDES
none
two lines
1979 - independence
--


GK Type PP10

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PP11 - (PCH ---)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Separators:
Date:
Usage:
Remarks


circle 22 mm
black
French, inscript: OFFICIAL PAID NEW HEBRIDES plus Agricultural Show slogan
none
two lines
31 August 1979
--


GK Type PP11

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DNE - (PCH ---)
 

Diameters:
colour:
B/F:
Separators:
Date:
Usage:
Remarks








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GK Type PSDC

GK Type PS1

GK Type PS2

GK Type PS3A

GK Type PS3B

GK Type PS3C

GK Type PS3D

GK Type PS4A

GK Type PS4B

GK Type PS4C

GK Type PS4D

GK Type PS5A

GK Type PS5C

GK Type PS6A

GK Type PS6C

GK Type PS7

GK Type PS8

GK Type PS9

GK Type PS10

GK Type PS11

GK Type PS12

GK Type PS13

GK Type PS14

GK Type PS15

GK Type PS16

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