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2008 - Commemorative Stamps StampsPreviousNext
Issues: | Olympics | Global Warming 3 | Orchids | Birds | Christmas | IGPC Issues |

1) 2008 Olympic Games, Beijing View stamp image Top
  Date of Issue:  2008-01-08  
  Designer: IGPC Art Department  
  Printer: Cardon Enterprises, Taiwan  
  Process: Lithography  
  Stamp Size: 29mm x 42mm  
  Format: S/S x 4  
  Paper: PVA white gum  
  Perforation:    
       
No. Value Description Scott S.G.
2008.C1.1 60c Baseball    
2008.C1.2 60c Fencing    
2008.C1.3 60c Field Hockey    
2008.C1.4 60c Gymnastics    
  a) Sheet of 4 above stamps    
  • Specimen stamps NOT produced.


2) Global Warming - Part 3 (Effectss & Prevention) View stamp image View stamp image Top
  Date of Issue:  2008-07-25  
  Designer: IGPC Art Department  
  Printer: Cardon Enterprises, Taiwan  
  Process: Lithography  
  Stamp Size: 50.8mm x 38.1mm  
  Format: S/S x 6 ($1.00), S/S x 1 ($3.00)  
  Paper: PVA white gum  
  Perforation:    
       
No. Value Description Scott S.G.
2008.C2.1 $1 Effects: Habitat Destroyed (Polar Bear)    
2008.C2.2 $1 Prevention: Renewable Energy - Solar Panels    
2008.C2.3 $1 Effect: Coral Bleaching    
2008.C2.4 $1 Prevention: Recycle    
2008.C2.5 $1 Effect: Erratic Weather    
2008.C2.6 $1 Prevention: Plant Trees    
  a) Sheet of 6 above stamps    
2008.C2.7 $3 Renewable Energy - Wind Turbine    
  • Specimen stamps NOT produced.


3) Orchids of the South Pacific View stamp image Top
  Date of Issue:  2008-06-15  
  Designer: IGPC Art Department  
  Printer: Cardon Enterprises, Taiwan  
  Process: Lithography  
  Stamp Size: 42mm x 28mm  
  Format: S/S x 6  
  Paper: PVA white gum  
  Perforation:    
       
No. Value Description Scott S.G.
2008.C3.1 $1 Vuylstekeara cambria 1067a  
2008.C3.2 $1 Dendrobiam nobile 1067b  
2008.C3.3 $1 Phalaenopsis nivacolor 1067c  
2008.C3.4 $1 Cattleya trianae 1067d  
2008.C3.5 $1 Dendrobiam nobile 1067e  
2008.C3.6 $1 Cymbidium alexanderi 1067f  
  a) Sheet of 6 as above 1067  
  • Specimen stamps NOT produced.


4) Birds of the South Pacific View stamp image Top
  Date of Issue:  2008-07-25  
  Designer: IGPC Art Department  
  Printer: Cardon Enterprises, Taiwan  
  Process: Lithography  
  Stamp Size: 40mm x 30mm  
  Format: S/S x 6  
  Paper: PVA white gum  
  Perforation:    
       
No. Value Description Scott S.G.
2008.C3.1 $1 Magnificent Frigatebird 1070a  
2008.C3.2 $1 Townsend's Warbler 1070b  
2008.C3.3 $1 Sooty Tern 1070c  
2008.C3.4 $1 Common Noddy 1070d  
2008.C3.5 $1 Masked Booby 1070e  
2008.C3.6 $1 Red-tailed tropicbird 1070f  
  a) Sheet of 6 as above 1070  
  • Specimen stamps NOT produced.


5) Christmas View stamp image Top
  Date of Issue:  2008-11-25  
  Designer: IGPC Art Department  
  Printer: BDT International  
  Process: Lithography  
  Stamp Size: 30 x 40mm  
  Format: Panes of 25 (each value)  
  Paper: PVA white gum  
  Perforation:    
       
No. Value Description Scott S.G.
2008.C1.1 60c Holly 1079  
2008.C1.2 90c Ornament 1080  
2008.C1.3 $1 Wraped gift 1081  
2008.C1.4 $2.50 Candy cane 1082  
  • Specimen stamps NOT produced.

2008 Other issues produced by the Intergovernmental Philatelic Corporation:

  1. Year of the Rat (2008-02-28)
    $1.30 sheetlet of 4 (all the same design)
  2. Scenes of Taiwan (2008-03-15)
    50c x 6 S/S, $2 x 1 S/S
  3. Flowers of the Holy Land (2008-05-15)
    50c x 6 S/S, $2 x 1 S/S
  4. Cats of the World (2008-05-31)
    $1 x 6 S/S, $3 x 1 S/S
  5. Elvis (2008-07-04)
    $1 x 6 sheetlet, (2 x 3 different stamps )
  6. Visit to Lourdes of Pope Benedict XVI (2008-07-25)
    $1.30 sheetlet of 4 (all the same design)
  7. 50 Years of Space Exploration and Satelites (2008-09-11)
    $1 x 4 S/S, $1.30 x 4 S/S (4 different)
  8. Elvis (2008-10-01)
    $1 x 6 S/S
  9. Wiley Post (2008-10-21)
    $1.30 x 4 S/S
  10. Diana (2008-11-25)
    $1 x 4 sheetlet

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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