Postage stamps and postal history of Chile

First 1853 issue
1912 stamp of Bernardo O'Higgins

Chile has produced stamps for national use since 1853.[1] The first stamps of Chile were inscribed Colon Chile.

In 1894, Chile was one of the few countries to issue a stamp for the Avis de réception service.[2]

See also


  1. Stamps of the World. Stanley Gibbons. 2004. p. 632.
  2. Challenge of acknowledgment of receipt stamps is use on cover by Janet Klug,, 13 May 2013. Retrieved 6 October 2013. Archived here.
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