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2009 - Commemorative Stamps StampsPrevious
Issues: | Taiwan | Butterflies | Christmas | IGPC Issues |

1) 30th Anniversary of Tuvalu-Taiwan Relationship View stamp image Top
  Date of Issue:  2009-09-19  
  Designer: Tuvalu Philatelic Bureau  
  Printer: Cardon Enterprises, Taiwan  
  Process: Deep Etch Offset  
  Stamp Size: 57mm x 42mm  
  Format: S/S x 1 (112mm x 84mm)  
  Paper: PVA white gum  
  Perforation: 13.5 x 13.5  
       
No. Value Description Scott S.G.
2009.C1.1 $5 Prime Minister Apisai Ielemia of Tuvalu, and the President of Taiwan, Dr. Ma Ying-jeou 1094  
  • Specimen stamps NOT produced.


2) Butterflies View stamp image View stamp image Top
  Date of Issue:  2008-10-28  
  Designer:    
  Printer:    
  Process: Lithography  
  Stamp Size: 40mm x 30mm  
  Format: Panes of 50 (60c, 90c, $1, $2.50)
S/S of 6 different
 
  Paper: PVA white gum  
  Perforation:    
       
No. Value Description Scott S.G.
2008.C2.1 60c Hyposcadia kezia 1100  
2008.C2.2 90c Heteronyempha mirifica 1101  
2008.C2.3 $1 Libythea geoffroy 1102  
2008.C2.4 $2.50 Protographium leosthenes 1103  
2008.C2.5 $1 Horaga Selina 1104a  
2008.C2.6 $1 Ornithoptera victoriae 1104b  
2008.C2.7 $1 Polyura eudamippus 1104c  
2008.C2.8 $1 Catopsilia scylla 1104d  
2008.C2.9 $1 Graphium medana 1104e  
2008.C2.10 $1 Melanitis amabilis 1104f  
  a) Sheet of 6 x $1 above stamps 1104  
  • Specimen stamps NOT produced.



3) Christmas View stamp image Top
  Date of Issue:  2009-11-25  
  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 Stuffed reindeer and Santa Claus with Tuvaluan flag 1095  
2008.C1.2 90c Ornaments and Tuvaluan flag 1096  
2008.C1.3 $1 Decorations and Tuvalu coat-of-arms 1097  
2008.C1.4 $2 Cake with Santa Clause and Tuvaluan flag 1098  
  • Specimen stamps NOT produced.

2009 Other issues produced by the Intergovernmental Philatelic Corporation:

  1. Barack Obama / Abraham Lincoln (2009-01-20)
    $1.30 x 6 S/S
  2. Chinese Lunar Year of the Ox (2009-01-26)
    60c, 90c, $1.20, $2.50 S/S of 4
  3. Elvis Presley (2009-03-12)
    $1 x 6 S/S
  4. Pope Benedict XVI visits Israel (2009-04-23)
    60c, 90c, $1.20, $2.50 S/S of 4
  5. Michael Jackson 1958 - 2009 (2009-07-07)
    $1.30 x 4 S/S (2 different)
  6. The First Family of The United States (2009-07-13)
    $1.30 x 4 S/S
  7. 40th Anniversary of the First Man on the Moon (2009-07-20)
    $1 x 6 S/S, $1.30 x 4 S/S
  8. Prince Harry Visits New York (2009-08-25)
    $1.30 x 4 S/S
  9. Visit to Lourdes of Pope Benedict XVI (2009-09-10)
    $1.30 sheetlet of 4 (all the same design)
  10. 50 Years of Space Exploration and Satelites (2009-09-11)
    $1 x 4 S/S, $1.30 x 4 S/S (4 different)
  11. John F. Kennedy Jr (2009-11-28)
    $1.30 x 4 S/S
  12. Pope Benedict XVI (2009-12-10)
    $1.30 x 4 S/S
  13. Diana - Princess of Wales (2009-12-20)
    $1.30 x 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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