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THE FORMAT INTERNATIONAL SECURITY PRINTERS LTD. ARCHIVE

Information and Reference of What was Found in the Archive

Stamp issues for Grenada Grenadines printed by the Format International Security Printers Ltd. and items found in the Archive

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GRENADA GRENADINES

Grenada Grenadines stamps printed by Format International Security Printers Ltd.
Links to pages with information on items found in the archive

1973 GRENADA ROYAL WEDDING OF PRINCESS ANNE AND CAPTAIN MARK PHILLIPS OVERPRINTED "GRENADINES" Scott #1-2,2a, SG #1-2,MS3

1973 Royal Wedding of Princess Anne and Captain Mark Phillips Stamps
THE MINI PANES OF 5 PLUS LABEL
1973 Royal Wedding of Princess Anne and Captain Mark Phillips Mini Panes
1973 Royal Wedding of Princess Anne and Captain Mark Phillips Souvenir Sheet

1974 VARIOUS GRENADA 1968-71 DIFINITIVES OVERPRINTED "GRENADINES" Scott #3-14, SG #4-15

1974 Various 1968-71 Grenada Difinitive Stamps Overprinted GRENADINES

1974 GRENADA WORLD CUP SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP, MUNICH INSCRIBED "GRENADINES" Scott #15-23, SG #16-23,MS24

1974 World Cup Soccer Championship Stamps
1974 World Cup Soccer Championship Souvenir Sheet

1974 GRENADA CENTENARY OF THE UNIVERSAL POSTAL UNION TYPES INSCRIBED "GRENADINES" Scott #24-8, SG #25-8,MS29
Proofs of the sheetlet borders exist.

1974 Centenary of the Universal Postal Union Stamps
MINI PANES OF 5 PLUS LABEL
1974 Centenary of the Universal Postal Union Mini Panes of 5 Plus Label
1974 Centenary of the Universal Postal Union Souvenir Sheet

1974 GRENADA BIRTH CENTENARY OF SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL INSCRIBED "GRENADINES" Scott #29-31, SG #30-1,MS32

1974 Birth Centenary of Sir Winston Churchill Stamps
MINI PANES OF 5 PLUS LABEL
1974 Birth Centenary of Sir Winston Churchill Mini Panes of 5 Plus Label
1974 Birth Centenary of Sir Winston Churchill Souvenir Sheet

1974 GRENADA CHRISTMAS, PAINTINGS INSCRIBED "GRENADINES" Scott #32-40, SG #33-40,MS41

1974 Christmas Paintings Stamps
1974 Christmas Paintings Souvenir Sheet

Many of the following issues were cancelled-to-order. Used prices are the same for all of them.

1975 GRENADA BIG GAME FISHING INSCRIBED "GRENADINES" WITH CHANGED BACKGROUND COLORS Scott #41-9, SG #42-9,MS50

1975 Big Game Fishing Stamps
1975 Big Game Fishing Souvenir Sheet

1975 GRENADA FLOWERS OF GRENADA INSCRIBED "GRENADINES" Scott #50-8, SG #51-8,MS59

1975 Flowers of Grenada Stamps
1975 Flowers of Grenada Souvenir Sheet

1975 EASTER, PAINTINGS Scott #59-66, SG #60-6,MS67

1975 Easter Paintings Stamps
1975 Easter Paintings Souvenir Sheet

1975 500TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF MICHELANGELO Scott #67-74, SG #68-74,MS75

1975 500th Birth Anniversary of Michelangelo Stamps
1975 500th Birth Anniversary of Michelangelo Souvenir Sheet

1975 GRENADA BUTTERFLIES DIFFERENT TYPES INSCRIBED "GRENADINES" Scott #75-82, SG #76-82,MS83

1975 Butterflies Stamps
1975 Butterflies Souvenir Sheet

1975 14TH WORLD SCOUTS JAMBOREE, NORWAY Scott #83-90, SG #84-90,MS91

1975 14th World Scouts Jamboree Stamps
1975 14th World Scouts Jamboree Souvenir Sheet

1975 PAN-AMERICAN GAMES, MEXICO CITY Scott #101-8, SG #103-9,MS110

1975 Pan-American Games Stamps
1975 Pan-American Games Souvenir Sheet

1975 GRENADA DIFINITIVE ISSUES INSCRIBED "GRENADINES" Scott #109-28, SG #111-30

1975 Difinitive Issue Stamps

1976 AIRCRAFT Scott #182-8, SG #184-9,MS190

1976 Aircraft Stamps
1976 Aircraft Souvenir Sheet

1976 OLYMPIC GAMES, MONTREAL Scott #189-96, SG #191-7,MS198

1976 Olympic Games Stamps
1976 Olympic Games Souvenir Sheet

1976 CHRISTMAS, PAINTINGS Scott #197-204, SG #199-205,MS206

1976 Christmas Stamps
1976 Christmas Souvenir Sheet

1979 INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF THE CHILD, DISNEY CHARACTERS Scott #350-9, SG #354-62,MS363

1979 Disney Year of the Child Stamps
1979 Disney Year of the Child Souvenir Sheet

1980 1ST ANNIVERSARY OF REVOLUTION
VARIOUS STAMPS FROM THE 1975 DIFINITIVE ISSUE OVERPRINTED "PEOPLE'S REVOLUTION 13 MARCH 1979" Scott #360-72, SG #364-76

1980 PEOPLE'S REVOLUTION Overprint Stamps

1981 PAINTINGS Scott #421-7, SG #425-30,MS431
A number of these issues perforated, imperforate proofs came onto the market after the liquidation of the Format International Security Printers Ltd. in 1988. There are some varieties that are legitimately rare. Also full uncut press sheets of some issues have a rarity factor. More detail will be presented on these in another section of the study.

1981 Paintings Stamps
1981 Paintings Souvenir Sheet

1981 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF WALT DISNEY'S CHARACTER, PLUTO Scott #428-9, SG #432,MS433

1981 50th Anniversary of Walt Disney Character PLUTO Stamp
MINI PANE OF 8
1981 50th Anniversary of Walt Disney Character PLUTO Mini Pane
1981 50th Anniversary of Walt Disney Character PLUTO Souvenir Sheet

1981 EASTER, DISNEY CHARACTERS Scott #430-4, SG #434-7,MS438

1981 Easter, Disney Characters Stamps
1981 Easter, Disney Characters Souvenir Sheet

1981 ROYAL WEDDING OF LADY DIANA AND PRINCE CHARLES (1st issue) Scott #440-3, SG #444-6,MS447,448-9
Scott #444 (the booklet)was printed by Walsall Printers and belongs with the 2nd issue.
The mini panes are noted in Scott Catalog,
whereas Stanley Gibbons numbers the 30c and 40c from the mini panes but only notes the $4 stamp.
A number of these issues perforated, imperforate proofs came onto the market after the liquidation of the Format International Security Printers Ltd. in 1988. There are some varieties that are legitimately rare. Also full uncut press sheets of some issues have a rarity factor. More detail will be presented on these in another section of the study.


1981 Royal Wedding of Lady Diana and Prince Charles Stamps
MINI PANES OF 5 PLUS LABEL
1981 Royal Wedding of Lady Diana and Prince Charles Mini Panes of 5 Plus Label
1981 Royal Wedding of Lady Diana and Prince Charles Souvenir Sheet

1981 SPACE SHUTTLE PROJECT Scott #460-4, SG #468-71,MS472
A number of these issues perforated, imperforate proofs came onto the market after the liquidation of the Format International Security Printers Ltd. in 1988. There are some varieties that are legitimately rare. Also full uncut press sheets of some issues have a rarity factor. More detail will be presented on these in another section of the study.

1981 Space Shuttle Project Stamps
1981 Space Shuttle Project Souvenir Sheet

1982 ROYAL WEDDING OF LADY DIANA AND PRINCE CHARLES (1st issue) OVERPRINTED "P.R.G."
Scott #O11,O17,O20, SG #O15-O19
Scott Catalog only notes that the mini sheetlets in changed colors were overprinted whereas
Stanley Gibbons lists all of them but only notes the $4.00 in changed color as existing
(but does give it a catalog value).

1982 Royal Wedding of Lady Diana and Prince Charles Stamps Overprinted P.R.G.

1982 CENTENARY OF UNITED POSTAL UNION MEMBERSHIP Scott #470-4, SG #478-81,MS482

1982 Centenary of Membership in the U.P.U. Stamps
1982 Centenary of Membership in the U.P.U. Souvenir Sheet

1982 SCOUTING YEAR Scott #475-9, SG #483-6,MS487
A number of these issues perforated, imperforate proofs came onto the market after the liquidation of the Format International Security Printers Ltd. in 1988. There are some varieties that are legitimately rare. Also full uncut press sheets of some issues have a rarity factor. More detail will be presented on these in another section of the study.

1982 Scouting Year Stamps
1982 Scouting Year Souvenir Sheet

1982 EASTER, REMBRANDT Scott #504-8, SG #512-15,MS516
A number of these issues perforated, imperforate proofs came onto the market after the liquidation of the Format International Security Printers Ltd. in 1988. There are some varieties that are legitimately rare. Also full uncut press sheets of some issues have a rarity factor. More detail will be presented on these in another section of the study.

1982 Easter, Rembrandt Paintings Stamps
1982 Easter, Rembrandt Paintings Souvenir Sheet

1982 FAMOUS TRAINS OF THE WORLD Scott #509-15, SG #517-22,MS523
A number of these issues perforated, imperforate proofs came onto the market after the liquidation of the Format International Security Printers Ltd. in 1988. There are some varieties that are legitimately rare. Also full uncut press sheets of some issues have a rarity factor. More detail will be presented on these in another section of the study.

1982 Famous Trains Stamps
1982 Famous Trains Souvenir Sheet

1983 500TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF RAPHAEL Scott #534-8, SG #542-5,MS546
A number of these issues perforated, imperforate proofs came onto the market after the liquidation of the Format International Security Printers Ltd. in 1988. There are some varieties that are legitimately rare. Also full uncut press sheets of some issues have a rarity factor. More detail will be presented on these in another section of the study.

1983 500th Birth Anniversary of Raphael Stamps
1983 500th Birth Anniversary of Raphael Souvenir Sheet

1983 CARS OF THE 20TH CENTURY Scott #544-54, SG #552-61,MS562
Mini Panes of 8 plus label exist for all values.
A number of these issues perforated, imperforate proofs came onto the market after the liquidation of the Format International Security Printers Ltd. in 1988. There are some varieties that are legitimately rare. Also full uncut press sheets of some issues have a rarity factor. More detail will be presented on these in another section of the study.

1983 Cars of the 20th Century Stamps
1983 Cars of the 20th Century Souvenir Sheet

1984 LOCAL FLOWERS Scott #575-9, SG #583-6,MS587
A number of these issues perforated, imperforate proofs came onto the market after the liquidation of the Format International Security Printers Ltd. in 1988. There are some varieties that are legitimately rare. Also full uncut press sheets of some issues have a rarity factor. More detail will be presented on these in another section of the study.

1984 Local Flowers Stamps
1984 Local Flowers Souvenir Sheet

1984 EASTER, DISNEY CHARACTERS Scott #580-9, SG #588-96,MS597
A number of these issues perforated, imperforate proofs came onto the market after the liquidation of the Format International Security Printers Ltd. in 1988. There are some varieties that are legitimately rare. Also full uncut press sheets of some issues have a rarity factor. More detail will be presented on these in another section of the study.

1984 Easter, Disney Characters Stamps
1984 Easter, Disney Characters Souvenir Sheet

1984 UNIVERSAL POSTAL UNION CONGRESS, HAMBURG
VALUES FROM THE 1984 LOCAL FLOWERS ISSUE OVERPRINTED "19TH U.P.U. CONGRESS-HAMBURG" Scott #598-600, SG #606-7,MS608

1984 Universal Postal Union Congress Stamps
1984 Universal Postal Union Congress Souvenir Sheet

1984 SHIPS Scott #601-5, SG #609-12,MS613
A number of these issues perforated, imperforate proofs came onto the market after the liquidation of the Format International Security Printers Ltd. in 1988. There are some varieties that are legitimately rare. Also full uncut press sheets of some issues have a rarity factor. More detail will be presented on these in another section of the study.

1984 Ships Stamps
1984 Ships Souvenir Sheet

1984 RAILWAY LOCOMOTIVES Scott #619-28, SG #627-34,MS635
A number of these issues perforated, imperforate proofs came onto the market after the liquidation of the Format International Security Printers Ltd. in 1988. There are some varieties that are legitimately rare. Also full uncut press sheets of some issues have a rarity factor. More detail will be presented on these in another section of the study.

1984 Railway Locomotives Stamps
1984 Railway Locomotives Crampton Phoenix 1863 $5.00 Souvenir Sheet
1984 Railway Locomotives Mikado 1897 $5.00 Souvenir Sheet

1985 WATER SPORTS Scott #689-93, SG #693-6,MS697
A number of most of these issues perforated, imperforate proofs came onto the market after the liquidation of the Format International Security Printers Ltd. in 1988. There are some varieties that are legitimately rare. Also full uncut press sheets of some issues have a rarity factor. More detail will be presented on these in another section of the study.

1985 Water Sports Stamps
1985 Water Sports Souvenir Sheet

1985 ROYAL VISIT OF QUEEN ELIZABETH II Scott #704-7, SG #708-10,MS711
Perforated proofs exist for the souvenir sheet.

1985 Royal Visit of Queen Elizabeth II Stamps
1985 Royal Visit of Queen Elizabeth II Souvenir Sheet

1985 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE UNITED NATIONS Scott #708-11, SG #712-14,MS715
A number of some of these issues perforated, imperforate proofs came onto the market after the liquidation of the Format International Security Printers Ltd. in 1988. There are some varieties that are legitimately rare. Also full uncut press sheets of some issues have a rarity factor. More detail will be presented on these in another section of the study.

1985 40th Anniversary of the U.N. Stamps
1985 40th Anniversary of the U.N. Souvenir Sheet

1985 CHRISTMAS, RELIGIOUS PAINTINGS Scott #722-6, SG #726-9,MS730
A number of these issues perforated, imperforate proofs came onto the market after the liquidation of the Format International Security Printers Ltd. in 1988. There are some varieties that are legitimately rare. Also full uncut press sheets of some issues have a rarity factor. More detail will be presented on these in another section of the study.

1985 Christmas, Religious Paintings Stamps
1985 Christmas, Religious Paintings Souvenir Sheet

1986 "AMERIPEX" INTERNATIONAL STAMP EXHIBITION, CHICAGO, DISNEY CHARACTERS Scott #753-7, SG #757-60,MS761
A number of some of these issues perforated, imperforate proofs came onto the market after the liquidation of the Format International Security Printers Ltd. in 1988. There are some varieties that are legitimately rare. Also full uncut press sheets of some issues have a rarity factor. More detail will be presented on these in another section of the study.

1986 Disney AMERIPEX International Stamp Exhibition Stamps
1986 Disney AMERIPEX International Stamp Exhibition HALLEYS COMET RETURNS $5.00 Souvenir Sheet

1986 MUSHROOMS OF THE LESSER ANTILLES Scott #762-6, SG #766-9,MS770
A number of the souvenir sheet perforated, imperforated proofs came onto the market after the liquidation of the Format International Security Printers Ltd. in 1988. There are some varieties that are legitimately rare. Also full uncut press sheets of some issues have a rarity factor. More detail will be presented on these in another section of the study.

1986 Mushrooms Stamps
1986 Mushrooms Souvenir Sheet

1986 SEA SHELLS Scott #767-71, SG #771-4,MS775

1986 Sea Shells Stamps
1986 Sea Shells Souvenir Sheet

1986 WILDLIFE Scott #777-86, SG #781-8,MS789
A number of these issues perforated, imperforate proofs came onto the market after the liquidation of the Format International Security Printers Ltd. in 1988. There are some varieties that are legitimately rare. Also full uncut press sheets of some issues have a rarity factor. More detail will be presented on these in another section of the study.

1986 Wildlife Stamps
1986 Wildlife Mona Monkey $5.00 Souvenir Sheet
1986 Wildlife Iguana $5.00 Souvenir Sheet

1986 CHRISTMAS, DISNEY CHARACTERS Scott #792-801, SG #795-802,MS803

1986 Christmas, Disney Characters Stamps
1986 Christmas, Disney Characters Mickey Mouse and Willie the Whale $5.00 Souvenir Sheet
1986 Christmas, Disney Characters Bambi $5.00 Souvenir Sheet

1986 OLYMPIC GAMES, SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA (1988) Scott #B1-5, SG #804-7,MS808
A number of these issues perforated, imperforate proofs came onto the market after the liquidation of the Format International Security Printers Ltd. in 1988. There are some varieties that are legitimately rare. Also full uncut press sheets of some issues have a rarity factor. More detail will be presented on these in another section of the study.

1986 Olympic Games (1988 Seoul) Stamps
1986 Olympic Games (1988 Seoul) Souvenir Sheet

1986 CENTENARY OF MOTORING Scott #802-11, SG #809-16,MS817
A number of these issues perforated, imperforate proofs came onto the market after the liquidation of the Format International Security Printers Ltd. in 1988. There are some varieties that are legitimately rare. Also full uncut press sheets of some issues have a rarity factor. More detail will be presented on these in another section of the study.

1986 Centenary of Motoring Stamps
1986 Centenary of Motoring Morgan $5.00 Souvenir Sheet

1986 Centenary of Motoring Checker Taxi $5.00 Souvenir Sheet

1987 AMERICA'S CUP YACHTING CHAMPIONSHIP Scott #862-6, SG #859-62,MS863

1987 America's Cup Yachting Championship Stamps
1987 America's Cup Yachting Championship Souvenir Sheet

1987 500TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DISCOVERY OF AMERICA (1992) (1st issue) Scott #867-76, SG #864-71,MS872
A number of most of these issues perforated, imperforate proofs came onto the market after the liquidation of the Format International Security Printers Ltd. in 1988. There are some varieties that are legitimately rare. Also full uncut press sheets of some issues have a rarity factor. More detail will be presented on these in another section of the study.

1987 500th Anniversary of the Discovery of America Stamps
MINI PANE OF 8
1987 500th Anniversary of the Discovery of America Mini Pane of 8
1987 500th Anniversary of the Discovery of America Pearl Fishing $5.00 Souvenir Sheet
1987 500th Anniversary of the Discovery of America Santa Maria at Anchor $5.00 Souvenir Sheet

1987 "CAPEX '87" INTERNATINAL STAMP EXHIBITION, TORONTO, GAME FISH Scott #887-96, SG #883-90,MS891
A number of these issues perforated, imperforate proofs came onto the market after the liquidation of the Format International Security Printers Ltd. in 1988. There are some varieties that are legitimately rare. Also full uncut press sheets of some issues have a rarity factor. More detail will be presented on these in another section of the study.
These were the last stamps printed by the Format International Security Printers Ltd. for Grenada. The company soon after went into bankruptcy.

1987 CAPEX '87 International Stamp Exhibition Stamps
1987 CAPEX '87 International Stamp Exhibition Spotted Jewfish $5.00 Souvenir Sheet
1987 CAPEX '87 International Stamp Exhibition Amberjack $5.00 Souvenir Sheet

References taken from:
Stanley Gibbons Windward Islands and Barbados
Scott Catalog
Inventory list for the Format Archive by Robson Lowe

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