International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/British Indian Ocean Territory
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British Indian Ocean Territory
- This British Protectorate is in the center of the Indian Ocean. Postage meters are used at a refueling station leased by the United States Navy on the island of Diego Garcia. The stamps are United States types with town mark containing “DIEGO GARCIA”.
- Until 1965 Diego Garcia was a dependency of Mauritius, and a commercial meter was used during that period. It is Mauritius Type A3a, M# SD002 with town mark “DIEGO-GARCIA”.