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THE FORMAT INTERNATIONAL SECURITY PRINTERS LTD. ARCHIVE

Information and Reference of What was Found in the Archive

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

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1980 80TH BIRTHDAY OF QUEEN ELIZABETH THE QUEEN MOTHER Scott #44, SG #48
Printed in a mini pane of 10 plus two labels.

1980 80th Birthday of The Queen Mother Stamp
Mini Pane of 10 plus Labels
1980 80th Birthday of The Queen Mother Mini Pane of 10 plus Labels

1981 MILITARY UNIFORMS (1st series) Scott #67,69,71,73, SG #71-4
Unknown quantities with SPECIMEN overprint exists.

1981 Military Uniforms (1st series) Stamps

1981 CHRISTMAS Scott #86-9, SG #88-91
Unknown quantities with SPECIMEN overprint exists.

1981 Christmas Stamps

1982 BICENTENARY OF BRIMSTONE HILL SIEGE Scott #90-2, SG #92-3,MS94

1982 Bicentenary of the Brimstone Hill Seige Stamps
1982 Bicentenary of the Brimstone Hill Seige Souvenir Sheet

1982 21ST BIRTHDAY OF PRINCESS DIANA Scott #93-5, SG #95-7
Unknown quantities with SPECIMEN overprint exists.

1982 21st Birthday of Princess Diana Stamps

1982 21ST BIRTHDAY OF PRINCESS DIANA OVERPRINTED "ROYAL BABY" Scott #96-8, SG #98-100
It appears that the 15c exists in large quantities with the overprint inverted.

1982 21st Birthday of Princess Diana Stamp Set Overprinted ROYAL BABY

1982 CHRISTMAS, CHILDREN'S PAINTINGS Scott #102-5, SG #104-7

1982 Christmas, Children's Paintings Stamps

1983 COMMONWEALTH DAY Scott #106-7, SG #108-9
Unknown quantities with SPECIMEN overprint exists.

1983 Commonwealth Day Stamps

1983 MILITARY UNIFORMS (2nd series) Scott #68,70,72,74, SG #110-13
Unknown quantities with SPECIMEN overprint exists.

1983 Military Uniforms (2nd series) Stamps

1983 CENTENARY OF THE BOYS' BRIGADE Scott #108-11, SG #114-17
Unknown quantities with SPECIMEN overprint exists.

1983 Centenary of the Boys' Brigade Stamps

1983 BICENTENARY OF MANNED FLIGHT Scott #123-6,126a, SG #129-32,MS133
Unknown quantities with SPECIMEN overprint exists.

1983 Bicentenary of Manned Flight Stamps
1983 Bicentenary of Manned Flight Souvenir Sheet

1983 CHRISTMAS Scott #127-30,130a, SG #134-7,MS138
Unknown quantities with SPECIMEN overprint exists.
Inverted watermarks exist.

1983 Christmas Stamps
1983 Christmas Souvenir Sheet

1984 BATIK DESIGNS (1st series) Scott #133-4,136-7, SG #139-42
Unknown quantities with SPECIMEN overprint exists.

1984 Batik Designs (1st series) Stamps

1984 FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF INDEPENDENCE OF ST. KITTS-NEVIS Scott #157-60, SG #161-4

1984 1st Anniversary of Independence of St. Kitts-Nevis Stamps

1985 BATIK DESIGNS (2nd series) Scott #131-2,135,138, SG #169-72
A number of most of these issues perforated, imperforated proofs, errors and intentional errors 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 Batik Designs (2nd series) Stamps

1985 SHIPS Scott #165-8, SG #173-6
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 Ships Stamps

1985 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF MOUNT OLIVE S.C. MASONIC LODGE Scott #169-72, SG #177-80
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 150th Anniversary of Mount Olive S.C. Masonic Lodge Stamps

1985 CHRISTMAS, 400TH ANNIVERSARY OF SIR FRANCIS DRAKE'S VISIT Scott #173-6, SG #181-4
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 Christmas, 400th Anniversary of Sir Francis Drake's Visit Stamps

1986 CENTENARY OF THE STATUE OF LIBERTY Scott #193-7, SG #215-18,MS219

1986 Centenary of the Statue of Liberty Stamps
1986 Centenary of the Statue of Liberty Souvenir Sheet

1987 MILITARY UNIFORMS (3rd series) Scott #198-203,203a, SG #220-5,MS226

1987 Military Uniforms (3rd series) Stamps
1987 Military Uniforms (3rd series) Souvenir Sheet

1987 SUGAR CANE INDUSTRY Scott #204-5, SG #227-36

1987 Sugar Cane Industry Stamps

1987 AIRCRAFT VISITING SAINT KITTS Scott #206-9, SG #237-40

1987 Aircraft Visiting Saint Kitts Stamps

1987 CHRISTMAS Scott #215-18, SG #246-9

1987 Christmas Stamps

1988 CHRISTMAS Scott #235-8, SG #266-9

1988 Christmas Stamps

1989 TOURISM (2nd series) Scott #239-44, SG #270-5

1989 Tourism (2nd series) Stamps

1989 125TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE INTERNATIONAL RED CROSS Scott #245-7, SG #276-8
These were the last stamps printed by the Format International Security Printers Ltd. for Saint Kitts. The company soon after went into bankruptcy.

1989 125th Anniversary of the International Red Cross Stamps

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

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