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2002 - Tuvalu Commemorative Stamps PreviousNext
Issues: | Rights of the Child | QEII Golden Jubilee | Queen Mother | IGPC Issues |

3) UNICEF and the Rights of the Child  S View stamp image SS View stamp image  Top
  Date of Issue:  2002-05-08  
  Designer:  Marica Seluka, Iakopo Moloti  
  Printer:  Cartor  
  Process:  Lithography  
  Format:  Sheets of 30 (2 x 15) with gutters;
Souvenir sheet of 1 ($2.00 only)
 
  Stamp Size: 
Souvenir Sheet: 
42mm x 28mm
Size: 110mm x 80mm
 
  Paper:  Unwatermarked, PVA Gum  
  Perforation:  13 x 13  
 
 
BRC# Value Description Scott S.G.
2002.C03.1 40c Seated child    
2002.C03.2 60c Children    
2002.C03.3 90c Nauti primary School, Funafuti    
2002.C03.4 $1.50 Woman, Asita Moloti and young son    
2002.C03.5 $1.00 Young woman, Taulosa Karl, age 12    
2002.C03.6 $1.00 Young woman, Simalua Jacinta Enele, age 17    
  a) Souvenir sheet of 2 x $1.00, C02-1 and 2    
  • Quantities printed: 14,000 for all values.
  • Specimen stamps produced for all 5 values in quantities 1,000 each.
  • The two $1 stamps only exist in the Souvenir sheet format.
  • This is the first stamps of Tuvalu that are not distinctly inscribed with the name of the country. Tuvalu appears only in the tiny scroll of the coat-of-arms, "Tuvalu mo tea atua", which translates to "Tuvalu and the Almighty".


3) Golden Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II SS1 View stamp image SS2 View stamp image Top
  Date of Issue:  2002-06-17  
  Designer:  Derek Miller  
  Printer:  House of Questa  
  Process:  Lithography  
  Format:  Sheets of 4 x $1.50
Souvenir sheet of 1 ($4.00 only)
 
  Stamp Size: 
Souvenir Sheet: 
35mm x 35mm
Size: 76mm x 109mm
 
  Paper:  Unwatermarked, shiny white PVA Gum  
  Perforation:  14 x 14  
 
 
BRC# Value Description Scott S.G.
2002.C04.1 $1.50 Prince William and Prince Harry    
2002.C04.2 $1.50 Queen attending a garden affair    
2002.C04.3 $1.50 Queen and Prince Philip riding in a carriage    
2002.C04.4 $1.50 Queen portrait    
  a) Sheet of 4, 2002.C04.1 to 4    
2002.C04.5 $4.00 Younger Queen riding horseback (S/S of 1)    
  • Quantities printed: to be announced
  • No Specimen stamps produced.


6) Queen Mother's Memorium  MS1 View stamp image SS1 View stamp image SS2 View stamp image  Top
  Date of Issue:  2002-08-12  
  Designer:  Derek Miller  
  Printer:  House of Questa  
  Process:  Lithography  
  Format:  Souvenir sheet of 2 x 90c, 4 x 90c, $1.50
Souvenir sheet of 2 x $2 (2 different)
 
  Paper:  Unwatermarked, shiny white PVA Gum  
  Perforation:  14 x 14  
 
 
BRC# Value Description Scott S.G.
2002.C06.1 60c Young Queen Mother portrait    
2002.C06.2 60c Young portrait    
2002.C06.3 90c Group scene    
2002.C06.4 90c Group scene    
2002.C06.5 90c Group scene    
2002.C06.6 90c Group scene    
  a) S/S of 6, 2002.C06.1 to 6    
2002.C06.7 $2.00 Portrait    
2002.C06.8 $2.00 Portrait    
  a) S/S of 2, 2002.C06.7 to 8    
2002.C06.9 $2.00 Portrait    
2002.C06.10 $2.00 Portrait    
  a) S/S of 2, 2002.C06.9 to 10    
  • Stamps produced in souvenir sheet format only.
  • Quantities printed: to be announced
  • No Specimen stamps produced.

 

2002 Issues produced by the Intergovernmental Philatelic Corporation:

  1. United We Stand (2002-01-10)
    $2 x 2 singles
  2. Japanese Art: The Shining Prince (2002-04-24)
    40c x 6 sheetlet; 60c x 6 sheetlet; 90c x 6 sheetlet; 3 different $4 S/S
  3. FIFA World Cup of Soccer (2002-07-15)
    90c x 4 sheetlet; $4 S/S
  4. World Scout Jamboree (2002-10-02)
    $1.50 x 4 sheetlet, $5 S/S
  5. Year of Mountains (2002-10-02)
    $1.50 x 4 sheetlet, $4 S/S
  6. Famous People (2002-12-27)
    Elvis Presley, $1 (sold in sheets of 6 identical stamps)
    Diana, $1.50 x 6 sheetlet; $4 S/S

Note: Limited quantities are sent to the Tuvalu Philatelic Bureau for sale to customers and visitors. They are readily available from stamp dealers worldwide.



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