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3 23 Anguilla: Definitive Stamps
by BC
Feb 12, 2016 5:34:59 GMT
No New Posts Antigua

Antigua was one of the presidencies of the former Leeward Islands colony until becoming a Crown Colony in 1956. It became an Associated State of the United Kingdom in 1967 and an independent nation on November 1, 1981, taking the name of Antigua and Barbuda.

4 16 Antigua : Stamps.
by falschung
May 17, 2016 20:22:39 GMT
No New Posts Aruba

Formerly part of the Netherlands Antilles; on January 1, 1986, Aruba achieved a separate status within the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

1 4 Aruba : Stamps.
by rod222
Jul 4, 2014 5:34:38 GMT
No New Posts Bahamas

3 53 Bahamas : Stamps
by bobby1948
Mar 15, 2016 2:41:08 GMT
No New Posts Barbados

1 6 Barbados : Stamps.
by falschung
Mar 3, 2017 13:46:29 GMT
No New Posts Bermuda

2 13 Bermuda: stamps
by falschung
Sept 9, 2016 11:32:49 GMT
No New Posts Caribbean Netherlands

1 8 Question on Caribbean Netherlands
by SWH
Apr 13, 2016 15:50:48 GMT
No New Posts Caribbean (Other)

1 6 Redonda : Stamps.
by Ryan
May 22, 2017 11:19:51 GMT
No New Posts Cayman Islands

British Crown Colony, formerly a dependency of Jamaica

1 56 Cayman Islands
by falschung
Oct 27, 2016 18:19:48 GMT
No New Posts Cuba

7 49 Cuban Exports
by iswscwebmaster
Oct 16, 2016 2:14:00 GMT
No New Posts Dominica

2 12 Dominica: Stamps
by Beryllium Guy
Apr 8, 2017 23:38:39 GMT
No New Posts Dominican Republic

2 3 Dominican Republic: stamps
by bobby1948
Feb 19, 2016 17:46:22 GMT
No New Posts Grenada

2 6 Grenada : Stamps.
by falschung
Dec 19, 2016 17:38:39 GMT
No New Posts Haiti

2 17 Stamps From Haiti
by rod222
Aug 21, 2015 10:52:55 GMT
No New Posts Jamaica

4 20 Jamaica : Stamps
by falschung
Aug 12, 2016 19:11:05 GMT
No New Posts Leeward Islands

While stamps inscribed "Leeward Islands" were in use, 1890-1956, the colony consisted of the presidencies (now colonies) of Antiqua, Montserrat, St. Christopher (St. Kitts) with Nevis and Anguilla, the British Virgin Islands and Dominica (which became a separate colony in 1940). Each presidency issued its own stamps, using them along with the Leeward Islands general issues.

1 3 Leeward Islands Stamps
by jimjung
Sept 25, 2016 14:13:29 GMT
No New Posts Martinique

Formerly a French colony; became an integral part of the Republic, acquiring the same status as the departments in metropolitan France, under a law effective January 1, 1947.

1 5 Martinique : Stamps.
by rod222
Nov 10, 2014 21:12:18 GMT
No New Posts Montserrat

1 12 Montserrat : Stamps
by falschung
Oct 19, 2016 11:30:26 GMT
No New Posts Netherlands Antilles (Curacao)

Formerly a colony, Curacao, Netherlands Antilles became an integral part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands under the Constitution of 1954. On January 1, 1986, the island of Aruba achieved separate status within the Kingdom and began issuing its own stamps.

1 2 Netherlands Antilles, pre-dissolution
by cjd
Aug 16, 2015 13:30:43 GMT
No New Posts Puerto Rico

1 5 Puerto Rico : Stamps and Revenues:
by rod222
Aug 28, 2013 9:44:57 GMT
No New Posts Saint Kitts and Nevis

2 4 St.Kitts & Nevis Stamps
by falschung
Jul 18, 2016 13:07:30 GMT
No New Posts Saint Lucia

2 5 Saint Lucia : Stamps
by roos
Sept 2, 2013 12:54:08 GMT
No New Posts Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

3 30 St. Vincent - SPECIMEN
by sgard
Sept 18, 2017 17:40:16 GMT
No New Posts Sint Maarten (Saint Martin)

In a 2000 referendum, the citizens of Sint Maarten voted to become a self-governing country within the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The change in status became effective in October of 2010 with the dissolution of the Netherlands Antilles.

1 13 Current Issue Saint Martin
by BC
Jul 22, 2017 13:25:56 GMT
No New Posts Trinidad and Tobago

1 13 Trinidad : Stamps
by falschung
May 16, 2016 11:22:27 GMT
No New Posts Turks and Caicos Islands

British colony; a dependency of Jamaica until 1959.

1 9 Turks and Caicos Islands
by falschung
Nov 27, 2016 19:41:47 GMT
No New Posts Turks Islands

Together with the Caicos group, in 1848 the Turks Islands were made a British colony. In 1873 the Colony became a dependency under the government of Jamaica, although separate stamp issues were continued. Postage stamps inscribed Turks and Caicos Islands have been used since 1900.

1 2 Turks Islands : Stamps
by reena
Feb 7, 2016 1:27:13 GMT
No New Posts Virgin Islands

1 2 British Virgin Islands
by falschung
Nov 5, 2016 20:13:46 GMT

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smauggie: In the Boy Scouts we sometimes got served meals by the US Army. I fell in love with creamed chipped beef. Then again I have had it less than a dozen times. Jan 10, 2018 0:18:21 GMT
Jerry B: smauggie: Actually that wan't too bad. They served it in prep school and in the military, where it was called SOS (mixed company name). Much better than Spam. Jan 10, 2018 8:13:53 GMT
mikeclevenger: I spent 7 1/2 years in the US Marine Corps, and SOS was one of my favorites always, right behind midnite omelettes! When I went to boot camp in 1981, we still had the old "C" rats. I have never even had an MRE yet. C-rats were pretty good actually. Jan 10, 2018 10:10:06 GMT
firstfrog2013: MRE's are a new hikers staple.I also use summer sausage and those famous dried dollar store soups.An old tea kettle is now a basic of my gear. Jan 10, 2018 14:52:46 GMT
tomiseksj: My January 2018 American Philatelist arrived today; unfortunately, it was brutalized on its way to me. Numerous tears and creases. On a positive note, at least all of the pages are present. Jan 10, 2018 22:44:31 GMT
Jerry B: Mike: In basic training "bivouac" they gave us "C" Rats that must have been from WWI. When camping I used to get Freeze Dried stuff from Morsan's Tent Store in New Jersey. Some of those things were pretty tasty. Jan 11, 2018 8:43:31 GMT
mikeclevenger: Yeah Jerry, in 1981, some of our C rats were from the early 60's but most were from the late 60's, but they were still good. We had some guys that were terrified to eat them, me - I was just hungry! Jan 11, 2018 10:02:11 GMT
Beryllium Guy: Interesting, Mike (). I served on active duty in the USMC from 1981 until late 1985. I also remember the C-rats, officially MCI = Meal, Combat, Individual and later the transition to the MRE = Meal, Ready to Eat. Jan 11, 2018 11:58:25 GMT
falschung: "2018 American Philatelist arrived today" - nice $10m Zeutschel OS16000 book scanner they bought (page 56). The $20m deluxe HQ model is on my next xmas wish list. Pls take note. Jan 11, 2018 12:31:58 GMT
mikeclevenger: Beryllium Guy, I never had a single MRE the entire 7 1/2 years I was in. I was in the airwing at Cherry Point though, so I ate dinner at home every night. LOL. Jan 12, 2018 10:10:26 GMT *
Beryllium Guy: Well, Frog (), after reading one of your posts about making a pot of beef stew on a cold day, I decided to follow suit and put on a pot myself today in the slow-cooker. I also really like the great aroma in the house all day while it cooks! Jan 16, 2018 18:29:51 GMT
firstfrog2013: if you would like I can post Dad's recipe for his stew.I haven't figured out how to decrease the size so we always freeze at least half. Jan 16, 2018 23:22:19 GMT
Jerry B: Beef stew is good for a cold day, but Venison or Moose stew is just as good :D Jan 17, 2018 10:21:02 GMT
Beryllium Guy: Frog (), it would be great if you would post your Dad's stew recipe. I tried a new recipe yesterday and it was good, but I am looking to improve it, I think, so I would welcome another chance. Thanks, Frog! Jan 17, 2018 14:52:03 GMT
Jerry B: I wasn't joking. I have had Venison stew and it was really good. My friend who lives in Northern Maine said Moose stew is also good. Jan 17, 2018 23:37:45 GMT *
Beryllium Guy: Thanks, Jerry (), I figured you weren't joking, but I don't have good access to venison meat. I enjoy game meats very much, including venison, bison, elk, goat, ostrich, and all sorts of stuff. When I lived in Ohio, venison was readily available. Jan 18, 2018 4:35:31 GMT
firstfrog2013: While I'm on the conservation side,we feed the deer herd all winter.My friends do supply me with venison which I have learned to cook to with excellence.The secret is marinade. Jan 18, 2018 12:41:04 GMT
KirkS: I had a nice venison backstrap for dinner last night. Well, part of one -- not the whole thing. Delicious! Jan 18, 2018 17:25:07 GMT
Jerry B: Here in Marietta Georgia where I live there was a restaurant (not sure if it still exists) that served all types of game meat. Jan 19, 2018 10:06:16 GMT
mikeclevenger: Yeah, I live near Savannah, Ga and all my friends hunt deer, so I get venison every year. I love venison sausage best though. Jan 19, 2018 10:17:56 GMT