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1977 - Tuvalu Commemorative Stamps PreviousNext
Sets: | Silver Jubilee | South Pacific Commission | Scouting | Royal Society Expedition |

1) Silver Jubilee: SS View stamp image Top
Date of Issue:  1977-02-09
Designer: G. L. Vasarhelyi
Printer: Format International
Perforation: 13.7 x 14 (sheet stamps)
15 x 15 (souvenir sheet)
Process: Lithography
Paper: Unwatermarked, White Gum
Size: 48mm x 32mm
Format: Sheets of 50 (2 panes of 25)
Souvenir sheet of 3
       
BRC# Value Description Scott S.G.
1977.C01.01 15c Queen and Prince Philip (perf 13.7 x 14) 43 50
a) perf. 15 x 15 (from S/S) - -
1977.C01.02 35c Prince Philip at Vaitupu (perf 13.7 x 14) 44 51
a) perf. 15 x 15 (from S/S) - -
1977.C01.03 50c Coronation (perf 13.7 x 14) 45 52
a) perf. 15 x 15 (from S/S) - -
  b) S/S of 3 with above (perf 15 x 15) 45a MS53
  • Specimen stamps produced for all values.

 

2) South Pacific Commission: View stamp image Top
Date of Issue:  1977-05-04
Designer: Ian Oliver
Printer: Format International
Perforation: 13.7 x 14
Process: Lithography
Paper: Unwatermarked, White Gum
Size: 48mm x 32mm
Format: Sheets of 25
       
BRC# Value Description Scott S.G.
1977.C02.01 5c Health 46 54
1977.C02.02 20c Education 47 55
1977.C02.03 30c Agriculture 48 56
1977.C02.04 35c Map 49 57
  • Specimen stamps produced for all values.
  • The 5c, 20c and 30c values exist imperforate. Quantities came on the market after the liquidation of the printers, Format International, in 1987. The were never placed on sale in Tuvalu.

 

3) Pacific Scouting Anniversary: View stamp image Top
Date of Issue:  1977-08-10
Designer: Ian Oliver
Printer: Format International
Perforation: 13.7 x 14
Process: Lithography
Paper: Unwatermarked, White Gum
Size: 48mm x 32mm
Format: Sheets of 25
       
BRC# Value Description Scott S.G.
1977.C03.01 5c Investiture Ceremony 50 73
1977.C03.02 20c Conoeing 51 74
1977.C03.03 30c Shelter 52 75
1977.C03.04 35c Baden Powell 53 76
  • Specimen stamps produced for all values.

 

4) Royal Society Expedition: View stamp image Top
Date of Issue:  1977-11-02
Designer: Ian Oliver
Printer: Format International
Perforation: 13.7 x 14 (H), 13 x 14.7 (V)
Process: Lithography
Paper: Unwatermarked, White Gum
Size: 48mm x 32mm (H), 32mm x 48mm (V)
Format: Sheets of 25
       
BRC# Value Description Scott S.G.
1977.C04.01 5c Hurricane Beach 54 77
1977.C04.02 20c HMS Porpoise 55 78
1977.C04.03 30c Funafuti map 56 79
1977.C04.04 35c Charles Darwin 57 80
  • Specimen stamps produced for all values.

 


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