Colorful, Beautiful, Unique Stamps – A Turks and Caicos Tradition
For 156 years, the islands of Turks and Caicos have been issuing highly decorative and colorful stamps that illustrate a complex range of historical topics and events. The Turks and Caicos Islands are now renowned the world over for the quality and designs of their stamps. A few of the historical stamps are valued at over one hundred dollars. Start your exploration of this fascinating history by viewing a timeline depicting Turks and Caicos stamps starting in 1900 with a One Penny stamp and ending in 1977 with the famous Christmas stamp of the “Flight into Egypt” by Peter Paul Rubens. Next on your T&C stamp tour visit the Turks and Caicos Museum website and study the details of this rich history. When you are ready you may want to visit the T&C Museum in Providenciales and view their collection of over 1,000 stamps.