Grenada

The island nation of Grenada is located in the eastern Caribbean Sea, north of Trinidad and Tobago. Grenada gained independence from Great Britain in 1974. Only two different official seal types are currenly known. An example of each is shown below.


Catalog: Drummond OS1

Date issued: Unknown, EKU November 23, 1946

Printing: Black

Perforation: Imperforate

Inscription: "G. R. / Found / Open / (or Torn) / and / Officially / Secured."

Control Number: "Form D. 68." at upper left

Description: Vertical pair of 15c Transport issue affixed to double weight 1946 cover from New York to Saint George's, Grenada that was repaired upon arrival with British official seal. General Post Office Grenada, British West Indies "23 NOV 46" datestamp and postal clerk's initials applied to seal.

Courtesy of Jim Kotanchik by permission.


Catalog: Drummond OS2

Date issued: Unknown, October 20, 1986

Printing: Red

Perforation: Imperforate

Inscription: Bilingual English/French"The Post Office / Found open or damaged / and officially secured."

Control Number: "P144" at lower left

Description: Two British officially sealed tape pieces reclose top of registered 1986 cover from Tv°royri, Faroe Islands to Saint George's, Grenada that was unclaimed by addressee.

Courtesy of Jim Drummond by permission.

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