The 1953 Coronation Issue Postal History



These "normal" covers mostly are actually FDCs too. It seems to be rather difficult to find covers with dates other than 2 June 1953. The stamp was supposedly not much used in the mostly Francophonic New Hebrides. It can be found today unused like sand on a beach.

Here are three real scarce items: QEII covers with a SANTO French cancel!

Here are five covers with coronation stamps on cover NOT cancelled on June 2, 1953.
All thanks to "SeSi" and Clemes Albert.


Some Coronation Issue FDCs


And here a series of First Day Covers my friend Michel Blanc from Nouméa sent me:

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