zondag 14 september 2014

Collecting Christmas stamps

Christmas Island (Australia)

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The Christmas Island stamps are illustrated by Andrew Hopgood and designed by Jennifer Scalzo. The $ 1.50 stamp features Father Christmas arriving on Christmas Island, surrounded by Christmas Island fauna and flora. (set of 2, 2011)

Australia Post  on behalf of Christmas Island celebrate the Christmas Time 2012 by issuing a miniature  sheet consist of two stamps feature Santa Claus is making the Christmas Party.
The $ 1.60 stamp presents Santa Claus is decorating Christmas tree with many assistant Red Crabs  which  are endemic crab of Christmas Islands. (set of 2, 2012)

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The $ 1.80 stamp features  a Frigatebird and a Red Crab ferry a payload of presents in a hot-air balloon, while Christmas Island can be seen far below in the blue waters of the Indian Ocean. The skies in the minisheet are alive with a menagerie of local inhabitants: Green Turtles, Golden Bosunbirds, Frigatebirds, Abbott’s Boobys, Red Crabs and a Blue Crab. (set of 2, 2013)

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