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Tristan da Cunha

14 December 2020

Modern Mailships (definitive stamps)

Note: Release delayed from 9 November to include an additional stamp featuring
MFV Geo Searcher which had been lost recently when it hit rocks off Gough Island

Tristan da Cunha: Modern Mailships, 14 December 2020. Images from Commonwealth Stamps Opinion Blog.

Technical Specifications:

Issue date: 14 December 2020
Designer: Andrew Robinson
Printer: bpost
Stamp size: Process: Lithography
Perforation: 11½ per 2cms
Production Co-ordination: Creative Direction (Worldwide) Ltd

1p – RRS John Biscoe (1957)

2p – SS Brasil (1960-1965)

5p – Gillian  Gaggins  (1965-1973)

10p – MV RSA (1963-1977)

25p – RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 (1979)

35p – SS Rotterdam (1960-1980)

45p – HMS Endurance (1983)

60p – MV Tristania II (1973-1996)

£1 – MV Hekla (1984-1996)

£1.50 – RMS St. Helena (2) (1992-2018)

£2 – RRS James Clark Ross (2013 & 2018)

£3 – MFV Geo Searcher (2017-2020)

£5 – Bark Europa (2005-2019)

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