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Netherlands Antilles 352-354

     In 1973 the Netherlands Antilles issued a set of three stamps and a souvenir sheet with maps to celebrate the establishment of a cable link between the Antilles and the islands of Saba, St. Maarten, and St. Eustatius over 560 miles (900 km) to the northeast.
     The islands in both groups are too close to each other,  they are not positioned correctly in relationship to each other within the groups, and they are not oriented correctly with respect to North. Since the two island groups are shown on two stamps, their relationship to each other in position and scale is not in question.

SCN 352

SCN 354

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