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THE FORMAT INTERNATIONAL SECURITY PRINTERS LTD. ARCHIVE

Information and Reference of What was Found in the Archive

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

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Marquee for Golowe's Reference Site on the Format International Security Printers

JAMAICA

Jamaica stamps printed by Format International Security Printers Ltd.

The Format Printers had presence between 1981 and 1988 in producing several issues for Jamaica. Waddington's, The House of Questa and others were more heavily involved in the production of stamp issues for Jamaica during those years.

The following sets are verified to have been printed by the Format International Security Printers Ltd. for Jamaica.

1981 ROYAL WEDDING
Scott Catalog 500-3 Stanley Gibbons

Also issued in sheetlets and booklets. All exist with inverted watermarks including the souvenir sheet.

Jamaica 1981 Royal Wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Stamps
Jamaica 1981 Royal Wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Souvenir Sheet
Sheetlets of Five Plus Label
Jamaica 1981 Royal Wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Sheetlet Set
Booklet
Jamaica 1981 Royal Wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Booklet Cover and Pane

1981 BOB MARLEY PORTRAITS AND SONGS
Scott Catalog 512-19 Stanley Gibbons

Errors of shifted color on the 20c value exist.

Jamaica 1981 Bob Marley Portraits and Songs Stamps
Jamaica 1981 Bob Marley Portraits and Songs Souvenir Sheet

1983 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANIZATION SHIPS
Scott Catalog 556-9 Stanley Gibbons

Jamaica 1983 25th Anniversary of the I.M.O. Ships Stamps

1985 CHRISTMAS PAINTINGS BY LOCAL ARTISTS
Scott Catalog 612-15 Stanley Gibbons

Jamaica 1985 Christmas Paintings by Local Artists Stamps

1988 LABOR YEAR
Scott Catalog 702-5 Stanley Gibbons

Jamaica 1988 Year of the Worker Stamps

1988 CHRISTMAS FLOWERS
Scott Catalog 706-9 Stanley Gibbons

Jamaica 1988 Christmas Flowers Stamps

These were the last stamps printed by the Format International Security Printers Ltd. for Jamaica. The company soon after went into bankruptcy.

References taken from:
Stanley Gibbons Online Catalog
Scott Catalog
Inventory list for the Format Archive by Robson Lowe
Christie's Final Sale Catalog of the Format Archive
Internet Research

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