BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY
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
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 1971 Opening of the Royal Society Research Station on Aldabra IO19710531 ST 3_50 Stamp 3.50 Heraldic Lion
6 Lions Passant Guardant
Royal Society CoA
2012 Diamond Jubilee of HM Queen Elizabeth II
Joint issue with Ascension, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Cook Islands, Gibraltar, Isle of Man, St. Lucia, St. Helena, Tristan da Cunha
IO20120206 MS 3_02 Miniature sheet 3.02 Heraldic Lion (on selvedge)
Crowned Lion Rampant
List compiled by Geir Arveng with valuable information from Elisabeth Hallsjö.
Latest update: 14 November, 2015