Antigua & Barbuda, 1989

Antigua and Barbuda is a former British possession, became independent since 1981, composed of the two homonymous islands and several smaller islands. The first telephone cards used were provided by Cable & Wireless and produced by GPT, all with the same image (Nelson’s Dockyard). Four values were issued in the Eastern Caribbean Dollar currency: EC $ 5.40 (1CATA code, circulation 1,000), EC $ 10 (1CATB, 13.500), EC $ 20 (1CATC, 10,000) and EC $ 40 (1CATD, 5,000). The lowest value was entered in the collector’s pack “Leewards Islands” which contained 6 cards, one for each island that used the GPT / Cable & Wireless system.