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 insect was drawn is published as a normal stamp of this Western Samoa in 1972.
1972.10.18 Normal Stamp
|Taiwan Rhinoceros Beetle
|Samoa Monarch Butterfly
|Longtail Jewel Beetle