British Antarctic Territory Maiden Voyage of the James Clark Ross (polar research vessel)

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 10th December 1991
  • four values
  • Designed by: Ross Watton
  • Printed by: Walsall Security Printers, England
  • stam format height 30mm x width 38mm
  • Print process: offset lithography
  • Perforations: 14.25 x 14.25
  • watermark: multiple CA and crown (spiral) sideways to left seen from back

Polar Research Vessel RRS James Clark Ross, launch and maiden voyage[edit]


four stamp designs:-
12p ~ painting HMS Erebus and HMS Terror in Antarctic waters, painting by J Carmichael
26p ~ launch of the RRS James Clark Ross (shipyard scene)
31p ~ RRS James Clark Ross off Antarctica
62p ~ scientific research lowering of capsule in to ocean
these designs were reprinted with additional inscription in blue noting 200th Anniversary M. Faraday 1791-1867 [see under date 24th December 1991]

British Antarctic Territory 1991 James Clark Ross vessel a.jpg
British Antarctic Territory 1991 James Clark Ross vessel b.jpg
British Antarctic Territory 1991 James Clark Ross vessel c.jpg
British Antarctic Territory 1991 James Clark Ross vessel d.jpg