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THE FORMAT INTERNATIONAL SECURITY PRINTERS LTD. ARCHIVE

Information and Reference of What was Found in the Archive

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

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PITCAIRN ISLANDS

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

1980 LONDON INTERNATIONAL STAMP EXHIBITION Scott #192, SG #MS205

1980 London International Stamp Exhibition Souvenir Sheet

1981 ROYAL WEDDING Scott #206-8, SG #219-21
Exists with watermark inverted.

1981 Royal Wedding Stamps

1984 FISH (1st series) Scott #231-43, SG #246-58
The 10c and $1.20 values exist with watermark reversed.

1984 Fish (1st series) Stamps

1985 SHIPS (1st series) Scott #258-61, SG #273-6
The two smaller 50c values exist with watermark reversed

1985 Ships (1st series) Stamps

1987 SHIPS (2nd series) Scott #281-4, SG #296-9

1987 Ships (2nd series) Stamps

1987 PITCAIRN ISLAND HOMES Scott #285-8, SG #300-303

1987 Pitcairn Island Homes Stamps

1987 TREES OF PITCAIRN ISLANDS (2nd series) Scott #289-90, SG #304-7
The two designs of each value were printed se-tenant.
Both values exist with watermark reversed.

1987 Trees of Pitcairn Islands (2nd series) Stamps

1988 FISH (2nd series) Scott #295-6, SG #312-13
Both values exist with watermark reversed.
These were the last stamps printed by the Format International Security Printers Ltd. for Pitcairn Islands. The company soon after went into bankruptcy.

1988 Fish (2nd series) Stamps

References taken from:
Stanley Gibbons Western Pacific
Scott Catalog
Inventory list for the Format Archive by Robson Lowe

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