Tristan da Cunha Stamps
This sheetlet shows nine stamps designs, with face values in pence and potatoes, submitted by Allan Crawford with the petition for Tristan da Cunha to have its own postage stamps. Also featured is Tristan's first official stamp.

Stamp Issue: The 'Potato Essays'

A Petition for Postage Stamps
Issue date: 8th April 2015

201501
Mint Souvenir Sheet (10 x 50p stamps)
£5.00

The 'Potato Essays' petition for postage stamps

201502
First Day Cover
with 5 x 50p stamps
for £3.25

201503
First Day Cover
with 5 x 50p stamps
for £3.25

This sheetlet shows nine stamp designs, with face values in pence and potatoes, submitted by Allan Crawford with his 1946 petition to the UK Postmaster General for Tristan da Cunha to have its own postage stamps. Also featured is Tristan's first official stamp, the overprinted St Helena definitive. The issue is to be launched at the Europhilex Stamp Exhibition London 2015, which marks the 175th Anniversary of the Penny Black.

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