Animal Stamp of Western Samoa

Western Samoa is the constitutional monarchy which consists of Sabai, Upolu, etc. near the the date line of the South Pacific. By the grade which enlarged Kanagawa Prefecture a little, the total area belongs to the Polynesia system. It became The trust territory of the League of Nations of New Zealand in 1919, and became independent in 1962. The main exports are cocoa, a banana, wood, and autoparts.
That on which the fish was drawn is issued as a normal stamp of this Western Samoa in 1972.
Four kinds of deep sea fish stamps is issued in 1987.

Western Samoa
1972.10.18 Normal Stamp
Striped Tuna
Katsuwonus pelamis
Melon Butterflyfish
Chaetodon trifasciatus

1987.3.31 Deep Sea Fish Stamp
Pelican Eel
Eurypharynx pelecanoides
Lovely Hatchetfish
Argyropelecus aculeatus
Deep Sea Anglerfish
Linophryne arborifera
Gulper Eel
Saccopharynx schmidti

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