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2003 - Tuvalu Commemorative Stamps PreviousNext
Issues: | Year of the Horse | IGPC Issues |

1) Year of the Horse  S View stamp image SS View stamp image   Top
  Date of Issue:  2003-01-23  
  Designer:  Derek Miller  
  Printer:  Cartor Security Printing  
  Process:  Lithography  
  Format:  Sheets of 10 (40c, 60c, 90c, $2.00)
Souvenir sheet of 2 X $1.50
 
  Stamp Size: 
Souvenir Sheet: 
24mm x 50mm
75mm x 76mm
 
  Paper:  Unwatermarked, shiny white PVA gum  
  Perforation:  13 x 13  
 
 
No. Value Description Scott S.G.
2003.C01.1 40c Horse head and Chinese characters    
2003.C01.2 60c Horse head and Chinese characters    
2003.C01.3 90c Horse head and Chinese characters    
2003.C01.4 $2.00 Horse head and Chinese characters    
2003.C01.5 $1.50 Horse head and Chinese characters (from S/S)    
2003.C01.6 $1.50 Horse head and Chinese characters (from S/S)    
  a) Souvenir sheet of 2 x $1.50, C02-5 and 6    
  • Quantities printed: 9,000 sets (900 sheets of 10)
    9,000 souvenir sheets
  • The $1.50 stamps was only available in souvenir sheet format.
  • Specimen stamps produced: 1,000 sets, 1,000 souvenir sheets

 

2003 Issues produced by the Intergovernmental Philatelic Corporation:

  1. Chinese Lunar Year of the Ram (2003-02-01)
    75c x 6 sheetlet
  2. John F. Kennedy (2003-04-24)
    War Hero, $1.75 x 4 sheetlet; $4 S/S
  3. Centenary of Aviation (2003-05-19)
    2 different $1.75 x 4 sheetlets; 2 different $4 S/S
  4. Prince Williams 21st Birthday (2003-08-11)
    Portraits, $1.50 x 3 sheetlet, $4 S/S
  5. Queen Elizabeth II Coronation, 50th Anniversary (2003-08-11)
    Portraits, $2 x 3 sheetlet, $4 S/S
  6. GM Cadillac & Corvette (2003-09-08)
    Cadillac, $1.50 x 4 sheetlet; $4 S/S
    Corvette, $1.50 x 4 sheetlet; $4 S/S
  7. Tour de France (2003-10-06)
    Cyclists $1 x 4 sheetlet; $4 S/S
  8. Flora & Fauna (2003-12-16)
    Orchids, $1.25 x 4 sheetlet;
    $3 S/S
    Flowers, $1.25 x 4 sheetlet; $3 S/S
    Butterflies, $3 x 4 sheetlet; $3 S/S
    Birds, $1.25 x 4 sheetlet; $3 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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