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THE FORMAT INTERNATIONAL SECURITY PRINTERS LTD. ARCHIVE

Information and Reference of What was Found in the Archive

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

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

1969 FIRST MAN ON THE MOON Scott #252-6, SG #257-61

1969 First Man on the Moon Stamps

1981 SHIPS Scott #464-7,467a, SG #495-8,MS499

1981 Ships Stamps
1981 Ships Souvenir Sheet

1981 SEYCHELLES FLYING FOXES Scott #479-82,482a, SG #518-21,MS522

1981 Seychelles Flying Foxes Stamps
1981 Seychelles Flying Foxes Souvenir Sheet

1982 MODERN MAPS Scott #487-90,490a, SG #528-31,MS532

1982 Modern Maps Stamps
1982 Modern Maps Souvenir Sheet

1983 FAMOUS LANDMARKS Scott #515-18,518a, SG #558-61,MS562

1983 Famous Landmarks Stamps
1983 Famous Landmarks Souvenir Sheet

1984 TRADITIONAL HANDICRAFTS Scott #534-7, SG #579-82

1984 Traditional Handicrafts Stamps

1985 "EXPO '85" WORLD FAIR, JAPAN Scott #563-6,566a, SG #609-12,MS613

1985 'EXPO '85' World Fair, Japan Stamps
1985 'EXPO '85' World Fair, Japan Souvenir Sheet

1986 APPEARANCE OF HALLEY'S COMET Scott #585-8, SG #632-5

1986 Appearance of Halley's Comet Stamps

1986 VISIT OF BALLET DU LOUVRE COMPANY. "GISELLE". Scott #589-91, SG #636-7,MS638

1986 Visit of Ballet Du Louvre Company Stamps
1986 Visit of Ballet Du Louvre Company Souvenir Sheet

1986 SEYCHELLES KNIGHTS OF MALTA DAY Scott #601,601a, SG #648,MS649

1986 Seychelles Knights of Malta Stamp
1986 Seychelles Knights of Malta Souvenir Sheet

1986 SEYCHELLES PHILATELIC EXHIBITION, TOKYO Scott #604, SG #MS650
The 1985 "EXPO '85" Souvenir Sheet without "EXPO '85" inscription and emblem.

1986 Seychelles Philatelic Exhibition, Tokyo Souvenir Sheet

1987 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF LIBERATION Scott #618-21, SG #667-70

1987 10th Anniversary of Liberation Stamps

1987 CENTENARY OF BANKING IN SEYCHELLES Scott #622-4, SG #671-3
These were the last stamps printed by the Format International Security Printers Ltd. for Seychelles. The company soon after went into bankruptcy.

1987 Centenary of Banking in Seychelles Stamps

ZIL ELWANNYEN SESEL (Seychelles Outer Islands)

1982 ALDABRA, WORLD HERITAGE SITE Scott #40-2, SG #42-4

1982 Aldabra, World Heritage Site Stamps

1983 ISLAND MAPS Scott #46-9,49a, SG #48-51,MS52

1983 Island Maps Stamps
1983 Island Maps Souvenir Sheet

1984 CRABS Scott #84-7, SG #87-90

1984 Crabs Stamps

1984 CONSTELLATIONS Scott #88-91, SG #91-4

1984 Constellations Stamps

1985 FAMOUS VISITORS AND THEIR SHIPS Scott #111-13, SG #125-7
Quantities of these issues perforated, and 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.

1985 Famous Visitors and Their ships Stamps

1988 SUMMER OLYMPIC GAMES, SEOUL Scott #145, SG #MS184
These were the last stamps printed by the Format International Security Printers Ltd. for Zil Elwannyen Sesel. The company soon after went into bankruptcy.

1988 Summer Olympic Games, Seoul Souvenir Sheet

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

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