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1986 - Tuvalu Commemorative Stamps PreviousNext
Sets: | Crabs | Ships | Peace Corps | Ameripex | Lizards | SPC | Coral Reef |
| Philatelists Ltd - LOW Issues |
1) Crabs: View stamp image Top
  Date of Issue: 1986-01-07  
  Designer: G. Drummond  
  Printer: Format  
  Process: Lithography  
  Size: 42 mm x 28.4mm  
  Format: Sheets of 20 (2 panes of 20)  
  Paper: Post Office watermark, White Gum  
  Perforation: 15 x 15  
       
BRC# Value Description Scott S.G.
1986.C1.1 15c Stalk-eyed ghost crab 348 372
1986.C1.2 40c Red and White painted crab 349 373
1986.C1.3 50c Red-spotted crab 350 374
1986.C1.4 60c Red hermit crab 351 375
  • Specimen stamps produced for all values.
  • All 4 values exist imperforate. Large quantities came on the market after the liquidation of the former philatelic advisors in 1988. [image]


2) Ships Part III: View stamp image Top
  Date of Issue: 1986-04-14  
  Designer: R. Granger-Barret  
  Printer: Format International  
  Process: Lithography  
  Size: 42 mm x 28.4mm  
  Format: Sheets of 40 (2 x 20)  
  Paper: Post Office watermark, White Gum  
  Perforation: 15 x 15  
       
BRC# Value Description Scott S.G.
1986.C2.1 15c Messenger of Peace 353 377
1986.C2.2 40c John Wesley 354 378
1986.C2.3 50c Duff, 1796 355 379
1986.C2.4 60c Triton 356 380
  • Specimen stamps produced for all values.
  • All 4 values exist imperforate. Large quantities came on the market after the liquidation of the former philatelic advisors in 1988.


3) U.S. Peace Corps, 25th Anniversary: View stamp image Top
  Date of Issue: 1986-04-22  
  Designer: Gloria MacConnaghy  
  Printer: House of Questa  
  Process: Lithography  
  Size: 42mm x 28.4mm  
  Format: Sheets of 20 (2 panes of 20)  
  Paper: Post Office watermark, White Gum  
  Perforation: 14 x 14  
       
BRC# Value Description Scott S.G.
1986.C3.1 50c Dove and rainbow 362 386
  • Specimen stamps not produced.


4) Ameripex '86 View stamp image Top
  Date of Issue: 1986-04-22  
  Designer: Court House  
  Printer: House of Questa  
  Process: Lithography  
  Size: 32mm x 48mm  
  Format: Sheets of 20 (2 panes of 20)  
  Paper: Post Office watermark, White Gum  
  Perforation: 14 x 13.5  
       

BRC# Value Description Scott S.G.
1986.C4.01 60c Tuvalu and American Flags 363 387
  • Specimen not stamps produced


5) Lizards and Geckos: View stamp image Top
  Date of Issue: 1986-07-30  
  Designer: Jennifer Toombs  
  Printer: Questa  
  Process: Lithography  
  Size: 28.45mm x 42.58mm  
  Format: Sheets of 20 (2 panes of 20)  
  Paper: Post Office watermark, White Gum  
  Perforation: 14 x 14  
       
BRC# Value Description Scott S.G.
1986.C5.1 15c Mourning gecko 386 402
1986.C5.2 40c Oceanic stump-toed gecko 387 403
1986.C5.3 50c Azure-tailed skink 388 404
1986.C5.4 60c Moth skink 389 405
  • Specimen stamps produced for all values.


6) Stampex 86: View stamp image Top
  Date of Issue: 1986-08-04  
  Designer: Gloria MacConnaghy  
  Printer: House of Questa  
  Process: Lithography  
  Size: 42mm x 28.4mm  
  Format: Sheets of 20 (2 panes of 20)  
  Paper: Post Office watermark, White Gum  
  Perforation: 14 x 14  
       
BRC# Value Description Scott S.G.
1986.C6.1 50c Stampex 86 overprint on Peace Corps issue 374 406
  • Specimen stamps not produced.


7) South Pacific Forum, 15th Anniversary: View stamp image Top
  Date of Issue: 1986-08-04  
  Designer: G. Drummond  
  Printer: Format  
  Process: Lithography  
  Size: 28.45mm x 42mm  
  Format: Sheets of 14 with center label  
  Paper: Post Office watermark, White Gum  
  Perforation: 15 x 15  
       
BRC# Value Description Scott S.G.
1986.C7.1 40c Australia flag and map 390a 407
1986.C7.2 40c Cook Islands flag and map 390b 408
1986.C7.3 40c Micronesia flag and map 390c 409
1986.C7.4 40c Fiji flag and map 390d 410
1986.C7.5 40c Kiribati flag and map 390e 411
1986.C7.6 40c Nauru flag and map 390f 412
1986.C7.7 40c New Zealand flag and map 390g 413
1986.C7.8 40c Niue flag and map 390h 414
1986.C7.9 40c Papua New Guinea flag and map 390i 415
1986.C7.10 40c Solomon Islands flag and map 390j 416
1986.C7.11 40c Tonga flag and map 390k 417
1986.C7.12 40c Tuvalu flag and map 390l 418
1986.C7.13 40c Vanuatu flag and map 390m 419
1986.C7.14 40c Western Samoa flag and map 390n 420
  a) Souvenir sheet of 14 390 MS421
  • Specimen stamps produced for all values.
  • The complete sheet exists imperforate.


8) Coral Reef: View stamp image Top
  Date of Issue: 1986-11-05  
  Designer: G. Drummond  
  Printer: Questa  
  Process: Lithography  
  Size: 28.45mm x 42.58mm  
  Format: Sheets of 20 (2 panes of 20)  
  Paper: Unwatermark, White Gum  
  Perforation: 14 x 14  
       
BRC# Value Description Scott S.G.
1986.C8.1 15c Seastar 397 437
1986.C8.2 40c Pencil urchin 398 438
1986.C8.3 50c Fragile coral 399 439
1986.C8.4 60c Pink Coral 400 440
  • Specimen stamps produced for all values.


 

Philatelic Ltd - Philatelist Caribbean Ltd Issues:

  1. Events - Chess and Rotary and Scouting: 2 x $3 Souvenir Sheet
    Exists with plain margins and decorative margins with mushroooms and scout logos.
    All overprints such as CAPEX and Concord are fakes.
  2. Queen Elizabeth 60th Birthday: 10c, 90c, $1.50, $3 singles, $4 S/S
  3. World Cup Soccer: 1c, 5c, 10c, 40c, 60c, $1, $2, $3 singles, $1.50 S/S, $2.50 S/S
  4. Prince Andrews Wedding: 60c x2, $1 x2 singles, $6 S/S
  5. Prince Andrews Wedding: As above, overprinted "Congratulations" (singles only)
  6. Automobiles (pairs): 15c, 40c, 50c, 60c, 90c, $1.50
  7. Statue of Liberty: $1.25, $1.50, $1.80, $2, $2.25, $2.50, $3, $3.25, $3.50 S/S of 1 each
  8. Automobiles (pairs): 1c, 2c, 5c, 10c, 20c, 30c, 40c, 50c, 60c, 70c, 75c, $1
  9. Royalty: 60c, 80c, $1, $2, $3 singles, $3 S/S

Note: Most of the above exist with Specimen overprints. Large quantities of most issues, perforated imperforate, intentional errors and so-called "Proofs" came on to the market after the liquidation of the former philatelic advisors and Format Printers in 1988. They are often sold at inflated prices on eBay.


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