Gem, Rock, and Mineral Postage Stamps From
French Polynesia


Official Name: Territory of French Polynesia
National Name: Territoire de la Polynesie Francaise
Alternate Names: Polynesie Francaise
Monetary Units: 1 Franc de la Comptoirs Franšaise du Pacifique (CFPF) = 100 centimes (c)
Location: Oceania, an archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean, about halfway from South America to Australia.
History: An overseas territory of France since 1946.
Mineral Resources: Pearls.



French Polynesia Scott 360
Pearl
French Polynesia
Scott 360
10 francs
22 Apr 1982

Natural, unpolished pearls.



French Polynesia Scott 663 French Polynesia Scott 664
Pearl
French Polynesia
Scott 663
66 francs
Pearl
French Polynesia
Scott 664
84 francs

This set of 2 stamps was issued on 14 Jun 1995 and show natural, unpolished pearls.



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