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Pitcairn Island Issued Stamps on Stamp Anniversaries

New definitive stamps from Pitcairn Islands feature stamp-on-stamp designs of its first postage stamps.Pitcairn’s stamps debuted Oct. 15, 1940, and the new definitives were issued exactly 75 years later.Three of the stamps picture Fletcher Christian, the master’s mate who led … Continue reading

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Pitcairn Island Issued Stamps on The Red Lionfish Coral Reef Fish

Pitcairn Island has released three stamps on 26th February 2015 depicting gorgeous lionfish. The red lionfish (Pterois volitans), also known as the scorpionfish, firefish and turkey fish, is a tropical coral reef fish found in the Indo-Pacific region, reaching as … Continue reading

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Pitcairn Island :250th Birth Anniversary of Fletcher Christian Stamp Issue

Pitcairn Islands has issued a series of stamps dedicated to the 250th anniversary of Fletcher Christian’s birth on 25th  September 2014. Fletcher Christian was master’s mate on board HMS Bounty during William Bligh’s voyage to Tahiti for breadfruit plants. In the … Continue reading

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Pitcairn Islands:New Stamps on Ship Landing Point, Bounty Bay

As part of the scenery series on Pitcairn, this stamp issues shows the rugged beauty of Bounty bay and its surrounds. Ship Landing Point is a stand out symbol and a feature of Pitcairn Island’s geographical landscape. Bounty Bay is … Continue reading

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Pitcairn Islands Issued Stamps on John Kennedy

Pitcairn Islands has issued a set of four stamps on 50th Death Anniversary of JFK. The date stamp represents the Seal of the President of the United States of America. John Fitzgerald Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), … Continue reading

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New Stamps of Pitcairn Islands

Lobsters Lobsters in the Pitcairn Islands are difficult to catch, requiring a dedicated crew, handmade lobster pots and a great deal of skill. Three species are known to frequent this area and several searches located excellent specimens. The Easter Island spiny … Continue reading

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Pitcairn Islands Issued Stamp on Queen Elisabeth II Coronation

Small country (with population 48) Pitcairn Islands has issued a stamp to commemorate 60th Anniversary of coronation of  Queen Elizabeth II.  In 2013 HM Queen Elizabeth II celebrates the sixtieth anniversary of her Coronation which took place on 2 June … Continue reading

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Pitcairn islands:The Fluted Giant Clam Stamp Issue

The Fluted Giant Clam, Tridacna squamosa, is one of a number of large clam species native to the shallow coral reefs of the South Pacific and Indian Oceans. It is distinguished by the presence of large leaf-like fluted edges on its … Continue reading

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