British Antarctic Territory 2015 Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, part III

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 17th November 2015
  • six values
  • Designed by: Bee Design, from photographs taken by the Australian expedition member Frank Hurley
  • Printed by: BDT International Security Printing, Ireland, in sheets of 10 stamps
  • Print process: lithography
  • Stamp format height 28½mm x width 42½mm
  • perforations: 14 x 14

Centenary of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, third issue

66p ~ the James Caird (ship’s boat) is launched by expeditionaries from Elephant Island
66p ~ digging a cave in the ice on Elephant Island, for shelter
76p ~ ‘the Snuggery’ (upturned boat, for shelter) on Elephant Island
76p ~ crossing the South Georgia mountains from south to north
£1.01 ~ the Yelcho (Chilean government vessel lent to Shackleton) rescuing the expeditionaries who had been left on Elephant Island
£1.01 ~ the Yelcho with crew arrive in Chile

Sheet stamps

66p two values
76p two values
£1.01 two values