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1997 - Tuvalu Commemorative Stamps PreviousNext
Sets: | Year of the Ox | Ducks | Cats | Royal Wedding | Christmas |
See 1997 Fish Definitives for the complete set, along with the special printing of the $2 issue
for the commemoration of the return of Hong Kong to China
1) Year of the Ox: View stamp image Top
  Date of Issue: 1997-02-12  
  Designer: Coleen Corlett  
  Printer: Walsall Security Printers  
  Process: Lithography  
  Format: Souvenir sheet of one  
  Size: 28.5mm x 42.5mm (stamp)  
  85mm x 100mm (sheet)  
  Paper: Unwatermarked, Greenish Gum  
  Perforation: 14 x 14  
       
BRC# Value Description Scott S.G.
1997.C01.1 $1.50 Ox 741 MS769
  • Specimen sheets produced


 
2) Pacific 97 / Ducks: View stamp image Top
  Date of Issue: 1997-04-29  
  Designer: Coleen Corlett  
  Printer: Walsall Security Printers  
  Process: Lithography  
  Format: Sheets of 40 (2 x 20)  
  Size: 44.4mm x 35mm  
  Paper: Unwatermarked, Greenish Gum  
  Perforation: 14.5 x 14.5  
       
BRC# Value Description Scott S.G.
1997.C02.1 40c White Peking 742 782
1997.C02.2 50c Muscovy 743 783
1997.C02.3 60c Pacific Black 744 784
1997.C02.4 $1.50 Mandarin 745 785
  • Specimen stamps produced for all values


 
3) Cats: View stamp image Top
  Date of Issue: 1997-06-20  
  Designer: Coleen Corlett  
  Printer: Walsall Security Printers  
  Process: Lithography  
  Format: Sheets of 40 (2 x 20)  
  Stamp Size: 44.4mm x 35mm  
  Paper: Unwatermarked, Greenish Gum  
  Perforation: 14.5 x 14.5  
       
BRC# Value Description Scott S.G.
1997.C03.1 40c Korat King 746 786
1997.C03.2 50c Ginger kitten 747 787
1997.C03.3 60c Shaded Cameo 748 788
1997.C03.4 $1.50 Americain Maine Coon 749 789
  • Specimen stamps produced for all values


 
4) 50th Wedding Anniversary of Queen Elizabeth: Set View stamp image S/S View stamp image Top
  Date of Issue: 1997-10-01  
  Designer: Miller/Shewring  
  Printer: House of Questa  
  Process: Lithography  
  Format: Sheets of 40 (2 x 20)  
  Souvenir sheet of 1 ($2 only)  
  Stamp Size: 30.5mm x 38mm  
  Paper: CA Block Watermark, Greenish gum  
  Perforation: 14.2 x 14.4 (sheet stamps)  
  15 x 15 (souvenir sheet)  
       
BRC # Value Description Scott S.G.
1997.C04.1 40c Queen and Prince Philip in Tuvalu in 1984 750 791
2 40c Queen Elizabeth II 751 792
3 50c Queen and Prince Philip in Tuvalu 752 793
4 50c Prince Philip 753 794
5 60c Queen 754 795
6 60c Queen and Philip at Philatelic Bureau 755 796
7 $2 Queen and Philip in carriage (Souvenir sheet) 756 MS797
  • Specimen stamps produced for all values


 
5) Christmas Events in Tuvalu: View stamp image Top
  Date of Issue: 1997-11-25  
  Designer: Owen Bell  
  Printer: Cartor Security Printers  
  Process: Lithography  
  Format: Sheets of 40 (2 x 20)  
  Stamp Size: 42.58mm x 28.45mm  
  Paper: Unwatermarked, White gum  
  Perforation: 13 x 13  
       
BRC # Value Description Scott S.G.
1997.C05.1 40c Turtle hunting 757 798
1997.C05.2 50c Pole fishing 758 799
1997.C05.3 60c Canoe racing 759 800
1997.C05.4 $1.50 Fatele dancing 760 801
  • Specimen stamps produced for all values
 


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