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1983 - Tuvalu Commemorative Stamps PreviousNext
Sets: | Commonwealth Day | Dragonflies | Boys Brigade | Manned Flight | Communications |

1) Commonwealth Day: View stamp image Top
Date of Issue: 1983-03-14
Designer: Gordon Drummond
Printer: Format International
Process: Lithography
Size: 28.5mm x 42.58mm
Format: Sheets of 40 (2 panes of 20)
Paper: Post Office watermark, White Gum
Perforation: 14 x 14
       
BRC # Value Description Scott# S.G.#
1983.C01.01 10c Fishing Industry, Te Tautai 196 213
1983.C01.02 25c Dancing 197 214
1983.C01.03 35c Satellite view 198 215
1983.C01.04 45c Container ship 199 216
  • Specimen stamps produced for all values.


2) Dragonflies View stamp image Top
Date of Issue: 1983-05-25
Designer: J.E. Cooter
Printer: Format International
Process: Lithography
Size: 42.5mm x 28.5mm
Format: Sheets of 16 (4 panes of 4)
Plate 1A and 1B
Paper: Post Office watermark, White Gum
Perforation: 14 x 14
       
BRC # Value Description Scott# S.G.#
1983.C02.01 10c Pantala flavescens 200 217
1983.C02.02 35c Anax guttatus 201 218
1983.C02.03 40c Tholymis tillarga 202 219
1983.C02.04 50c Diplacodes bipunctata 203 220
  • Specimen stamps produced for all values.
  • The sheets consist of 4 groups of 4 stamps, seperated by horizontal and vertical gutters. The plate numbers are on the horizontal gutters, 1A on the left, 1B on the right. [image]
  • These sheets exist cut apart to create sheetlets of four, but they were not sold that way by the Tuvalu Philatelic Bureau.


3) Boys Brigade Centenary: View stamp image Top
Date of Issue: 1983-08-10
Designer: J.E. Cooter
Printer: Format International
Process: Lithography
Size: 42.5mm x 28.5mm
Format: Sheets of 16 (4 panes of 4)
Paper: Post Office watermark, White Gum
Perforation: 14 x 14
       
BRC # Value Description Scott# S. G.#
1983.C03.01 10c Running 204 221
1983.C03.02 35c Canoeing 205 222
1983.C03.03 $1 Officer and Boys 206 223
  • Specimen stamps produced for all values.


4) Manned Flight Bicentenary: Set View stamp image S/S View stamp image Top
Date of Issue: 1983-08-21
Designer: A. Theobald
Printer: Format International
Process: Lithography
Size: 28.5mm x 42.58mm (25c, 50c)
    42.58mm x 28.5mm x (35c, 45c)  
Format: Sheets of 40 (2 panes of 20)
    Souvenir Sheet of 4  
Paper: Post Office watermark, White Gum
Perforation: 14 x 14
       
BRC # Value Description Scott# S. G.#
1983.C04.01 25c Montgolfier balloon 208 225
1983.C04.02 35c McKinnon Grumman Turbo Goose 209 226
1983.C04.03 45c Beechcraft Super King Air 200 210 227
1983.C04.04 50c Double eagle II balloon 211 228
  a) Souvenir sheet of 4 as above 211a MS229
  • Specimen stamps produced for all values.


5) World Communications Year: View stamp image Top
Date of Issue: 1983-11-18
Designer: John Waddington Studios
Printer: Questa
Process: Lithography
Size: 42.58mm x 28.45mm
Format: Sheets of 40 (2 panes of 20)
Paper: Post Office watermark, White Gum
Perforation: 14 x 14
       
BRC # Value Description Scott# S.G.#
1983.C05.01 25c Conch shell trumpet 212 230
1983.C05.02 35c Radio operator 213 231
1983.C05.03 45c Teleprinter 214 232
1983.C05.04 50c Transmitting station 215 233
  • Specimen stamps produced for all values.


 


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