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1998 - Tuvalu Commemorative Stamps PreviousNext
Sets: | Year of Tiger | Diana | Air Force | Ships | Dolphins | Independence | Coral | Christmas |

1) Year of the Tiger:  View stamp image Top
  Date of Issue : 1998-02-02  
  Designer: Victor Ambrus  
  Printer: Cartor Security Printers  
  Process: Lithography  
  Format: Souvenir sheet of one  
  Size: 30.56mm x 38mm  
  Paper: Unwatermarked, Greenish Gum  
  Perforation: 13 x 13  
       
BRC# Value Description Scott S.G.
1998.C01.1 $1.50 Tiger (Souvenir sheet) 761 MS802
  • Specimen sheets produced


2) A Tribute to Diana: View stamp image Top
  Date of Issue : 1998-03-31  
  Designer : Derek Miller  
  Printer : House of Questa  
  Process : Lithography  
  Format : Souvenir sheet of 4 x 80c  
  Stamp Size : 30.56mm x 38mm  
  Paper : CA Block Watermark, Greenish Gum  
  Perforation : 14 x 14  
       
BRC# Value Description Scott S.G.
1998.C02.1 80c Diana Photo 762a N/L
1998.C02.2 80c Diana Photo 762b N/L
1998.C02.3 80c Diana Photo 762c N/L
1998.C02.4 80c Diana Photo 762d N/L
  a) Souvenir sheet of 4 as above 762 MS803
  • Specimen sheets produced
  • The 20c surcharge on the sale of the sheets went to the Prince of Wales Memorial Fund for international sales, and the Tuvalu Red Cross for local sales.


3) Royal Air Force: Set View stamp image S/S View stamp image Top
  Date of Issue : 1998-04-01  
  Designer : Tony Theobald  
  Printer : Cartor Security Printers  
  Process : Lithography  
  Format : Souvenir sheet of 4 x $1  
  Sheets of 40 (2 x 20), other values  
  Stamp Size : 30.56mm x 38mm  
  Paper : CA Block Watermark, White Gum  
  Perforation : 13 x 13  
       
BRC# Value Description Scott S.G.
1998.C03.1 40c Hawker Woodcock 763 804
1998.C03.2 50c Vickers Victoria 764 805
1998.C03.3 60c Bristol Brigand 765 806
1998.C03.4 $1.50 De Havilland Chipmunk 766 807
1998.C03.5 $1.00 Sopwith Pup 767a N/L
1998.C03.6 $1.00 Armstrong Whitworth 767b N/L
1998.C03.7 $1.00 North American Harvard 767c N/L
1998.C03.8 $1.00 Vultee Vengeance 767d N/L
  a) Souvenir sheet of  4 x $1 as above 767 808
  • Specimen stamps produced for all values


4) Ships Part V: View stamp image Top
  Date of Issue: 1998-05-19  
  Designer: Derek Miller  
  Printer: House of Questa  
  Process: Lithography  
  Format: Sheets of 40 (2 x 20)  
  Stamp Size: 31.75mm x 48.26mm  
  Paper: CA Block Watermark, White Gum  
  Perforation: 14 x 14  
       
BRC# Value Description Scott S.G.
1998.C04.1 40c Los Reyes 768 809
1998.C04.2 50c Morning Star 769 810
1998.C04.3 60c The Light 770 811
1998.C04.4 $1.50 Missionary Schooner 771 812
  • Specimen stamps produced for all values


5) Dolphins and Porpoises: View stamp image Top
  Date of Issue: 1998-08-21  
  Designer: Wendy Russel  
  Printer: House of Questa  
  Process: Lithography  
  Format: Sheets of 40 (2 x 20)  
  Stamp Size: 28mm x 45mm  
  Paper: CA Block Watermark, White Gum  
  Perforation: 13 x 13  
       
BRC # Value Description Scott S.G.
1998.C05.1 40c Bottlenose Dolphin 772 813
1998.C05.2 50c Dall's Porpoise 773 814
1998.C05.3 60c Harbour Porpoise 774 815
1998.C05.4 $1.50 Common Dolphin 775 816
  • Specimen stamps produced for all values


6) 20th Anniversary of Independence: SS View stamp image Top
  Date of Issue: 1998-10-01  
  Designer: Julian Vasarhelyi  
  Printer: House of Questa  
  Process: Lithography  
  Stamp Size: 28mm x 45mm  
  Format: Sheets of 40 (2 x 20)  
  Paper: CA Script Watermark, Greenish Gum  
  Souvenir Sheet of 4  
  Perforation: 14 x 14  
       
BRC# Value Description Scott S.G.
1998.C06.1 40c Right Hon. Prime Minister Bikenibeu Paeniu 785 817
2 50c Right Hon. Prime Minister Kamuta Latasi 786 818
3 60c Sir Tomasi Puapua 787 819
4 $1.50 Sir Toaripi Lauti 788 820
  a) Souvenir sheet of 4 as above 788a MS821
  • The souvenir sheet contains all four values, which are identical to the sheet stamps.
  • Specimen stamps produced for all values and
    souvenir sheet


7) Coral Reef /Greenpeace: Set View stamp image S/S View stamp image Top
  Date of Issue: 1998-11-06  
  Designer Andrew Robinson  
  Printer House of Questa  
  Process Lithography  
  Format Sheets of 40 (2 x 20)  
  Souvenir Sheet of 1 ($1.50)  
  Stamp Size 30.56mm x 38mm  
  Paper CA Script Watermark, Greenish Gum  
  Perforation 14 x 14  
       
BRC# Value Description Scott S.G.
1998.C07.1 20c Coral Reef 776 822
1998.C07.2 30c Coral Reef 777 823
1998.C07.3 50c Coral Reef 778 824
1998.C07.4 $1.00 Coral Reef 779 825
1998.C07.5 $1.50 Coral Reef (souvenir sheet) 780 MS826
  • Specimen stamps produced for all values and souvenir sheet


8) Christmas 1998: View stamp image Top
  Date of Issue : 1998-11-20  
  Designer: Victor Ambrus  
  Printer: Walsall Security  
  Process: Lithography  
  Format: Sheets of 40 (2 x 20)  
  Stamp Size: 29.8mm x 61mm  
  Paper: CA Block Watermark, White Gum  
  Perforation: 14.5 x 14.5  
       
BRC# Value Description Scott S.G.
1998.C08.1 40c Journey to Jerusalem 781 827
1998.C08.2 50c Angel visiting Wise men 782 828
1998.C08.3 60c Birth of Jesus 783 829
1998.C08.4 $1.50 Three Wise men 784 830
  • Specimen stamps produced for all values



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