Island Nation One Penny

Stamp Description
Primary Colours Blue Hermit Crab in Red Shell on Yellow Sand with Red Octopus on Green Field BLUE HERMET CRAB Paguroidea insula natio First catalogued by Charles Darwin 1871 Dark Blue on Powder Blue Top in Red Frame 1p Red on Yellow Top Right Map of Nation Green on Powder Blue over THE ISLAND NATION Blue POST OFFICE White In Red Frame Top Right Sun with Flames Yellow surmounted by Stylised Wave Blue on Blue in Red Frame Bottom Right

Notes: Appeared on the 200th Anniversary of Darwin’s birth

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Size (mm):
Island Nation One Penny
February 2009
76 wide by 65 high
Wincanton 10/2cm
Commemmorative Cover

Keywords: Nation Blue Hermit Crab Charles Darwin;


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