Christmas Island stamps for 2021 started off with the spectacular Year of the Ox set. It is one of the standout collections of the Lunar New Year issues from around the world. Australia post issues stamps for Christmas Island, so you may recognise some of the artists & designers used over the years. The extensive Lunar New Year set was created by Chrissy Lau . I include a bit about her below if you aren’t familiar with her work.
Along with the usual stamps and FDCs, Australia Post will issue 4 postcards for the August Christmas Island sea turtles set. When more info is released, I’ll add the designers name to the listing.
Christmas Island stamps for 2021
Lunar New Year – Year of the Ox
gold sheetlet pack
Medallion & numismatic covers
3 stamps, mini sheet, FDCs, cancel, airmail cover, pictorial cover, sheetlet, medallion cover, calendar pack, presentation booklet, postcard, 3 gutter strips, gold sheetlet pack (888 were released)
Australia Post also has a full Chinese zodiac souvenir sheet displaying all the animals and years they are associated with. It would round out a Lunar New Year collection.
Interested in seeing more Lunar New Year stamps from around the world? Check my page on Year of the Ox stamps:
Designer/ original art: Chrissy Lau
When I wandered through her site, I realised I’ve seen her art before. She designed Guernsey Islands Year of the Rat stamp series last year. Check out her distinctive style on her website: Chrissy Lau | Artist Illustrator | Portfolio.
Release date: Jan 8, 2021
Christmas Island Sea Turtle
Souvenir sheet & FDCs
4 stamps, 2 FDCs, cancel, souvenir sheet, 4 postcards
- Green Sea Turtle
- Hawksbill Turtle
Release date: August 10, 2021
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