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In the September-October 2016 issue of The Canadian Philatelist an article appeared entitled "Who Owns Robinson Crusoe's Island?" This site is intended to supplement and update that article.


Robinson Crusoe
Daniel Defoe's Novel that Inspired the Stamps

The Essay: "Who Owns Robinson Crusoe's Island?"


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