Tristan da Cunha Post Office News
News from the Post office, including new stamp issues, withdrawals and news sheets.

Stamp issue: Norwegian Tristan Expedition 1937-1938

Issue date: 7th December 2017
Norwegian Tristan Expedition 1937-1938, 35p, Sverre Dick Henriksen & Per Oeding, Fieldlab Norwegian Tristan Expedition 1937-1938, 70p, Surveyor Allan Crawford Norwegian Tristan Expedition 1937-1938, £1.00, Dick Henriksen testing Tristanians for Tuberculosis Norwegian Tristan Expedition 1937-1938, £1.50, Egil Baardseth, Erling Sivertsen, Yngvar Hagen. Nightingale Island
201714 Mint Stamps (35p, 70p, £1.00, £1.50) £3.55
201715 First Day Cover (with 35p, 70p, £1.00, £1.50 stamps) £4.55

This set of stamps commemorates the 80th anniversary of the Norwegian scientific expedition to Tristan da Cunha in 1937-1938, led by the botanist Erling Christophersen.

The stamp designs show members of the expedition at work on the island.

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House of Commons motion congratulates Tristan Post Office

Role in drawing attention to conservation issues highlighted
7-Nov-2017
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Stamp issue: Royal Platinum Wedding Anniversary

Issue date: 20th November 2016

Royal Platinum Wedding Anniversary, £0.25 Royal Platinum Wedding Anniversary, £0.60 Royal Platinum Wedding Anniversary, £1.00 Royal Platinum Wedding Anniversary, £2.00
201712 Mint Stamps (25p, 60p, £1.00, £2.00) £3.85
201713 First Day Cover (with 25p, 60p, £1.00, £2.00 stamps) £4.85

Stamps commemorating the 70th Wedding Anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh.

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Last Withdrawal of 2014 Stamp Issues

The last three sets of stamps issued in 2014 are to be withdrawn on 10th November 2017.
30-Oct-2017
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Stamp Issue: Northern Rockhopper Penguins

Stamps celebrating the Tristan da Cunha group's breeding population of Northern Rockhopper Penguins.
9-Oct-2017
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Latest Tristan da Cunha Stamp News Sheet

Latest Tristan da Cunha Stamp News Sheet, July 2017.
31-Jul-2017
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Tristan-themed Christmas Cards on Sale

The Post Office has put packs of 4 Tristan-themed Christmas Cards on sale.
26-Jul-2017
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Stamp issue: 150th Anniversary of the visit of Prince Alfred

Stamps celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the visit to Tristan da Cunha in 1867 by Queen Victoria's second son Prince Alfred, who was the Duke of Edinburgh after whom the settlement was renamed.
5-Jul-2017
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Withdrawal of 2014 Stamp Issues

The first three sets of stamps issued in 2014 are to be withdrawn in June 2017.
3-May-2017
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