The first three sets of stamps issued in 2017 are to be withdrawn at the end of June 2020.

Withdrawal of 2017 Stamp Issues

In line with the Tristan da Cunha Post Office's policy of destroying unsold stocks of stamps about 3 years after first issue, all 2017 issues will be withdrawn from stock for destruction this year.

We are due to withdraw, at the end of June 2020, the following issues:

The Post Office will stop taking orders for these issues after the 30th June 2020.

The remaining 2017 issues will be withdrawn in November.

Withdrawn Tristan da Cunha stamps being destroyed.

Right: Unsold stamps being destroyed during an earlier withdrawal exercise.

Below: The stamp sets to be withdrawn in June 2020.

Duke with Sidney Glass and family; and Tristan Longboats off RY Britannia
  HRH Prince Alfred in 1867. Edinburgh of the Seven Seas in 1867.  
    HMS Galatea  
  1967 Stamp commemorating the centenary of Prince Alfred's visit to Tristan.  

Above: 150th Anniversary of Prince Alfred's visit

Left: 60th Anniversary of Prince Philip's visit

Right: Fur Seals

Fur seal mother and pup Immature fur seal
The Duke followed by Dilys Bell; and Crofter's Cottages Adult male fur seal Fur seal mother and pup
Duke with Head and Administrator; and departing by longboat Partly moulted fur seal pup Adult male fur seal