Stamps inscribed 'B.I.O.T.' or 'British Indian Ocean Territory'

< - 1968 Parts of Mauritius and The Seychelles
1968 - 1976 BIOT stamps used
1976 -> Aldabra Atoll, the Farquhar Atoll and Desroches Island returned to the Syechelles
1976 - 1990 Military postal service only
1990 ->

From 1968: 1 Rupee (SCR) = 100 Cents
From 1990: 1 Pound (GBP) = 100 Pence
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Issue Item code Item type Face value Remarks SC

1995 50th Anniversary of the End of World War II

Joint issue with Ascension, Bahamas, Barbado,Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Samoa, Solomon Islands, and South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands

IO19950508 ST 1_00 Stamp 1.00 Lion
Stamp from
IO19950508 MS 1_00
MI 174
  IO19950508 MS 1_00 Miniature sheet 1.00 Lion
Single-stamp MS with
IO19950508 ST 1_00

List compiled by Geir Arveng with valuable assistance from TS Tan.
Latest update: 14 November, 2015