Nauru 2000 Discovery of Phosphate Centenary (Mining)

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 14th August 2006
  • three values, and a miniature sheet (in two forms)
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  • Print process: lithography
  • stamp format height 28mm x width 42mm. Miniature sheet format height 130mm x width 79mm
  • Perforations: 13.25 x 13.5, or imperforate

Centenary of the Discovery of Nauru Phosphate

  • also noting World Stamp Expo 2000, Anaheim, California

sheet stamps

$1.20 ~ phosphate mining power plant
$1.80 ~ Nauru phosphate (goods) train, from minining operations to port facility
$2 ~ Sir Albert Fuller Ellis, 1869-1951, Australian prospector in the Pacific, discovered Nauru phosphate (bird deposits), after identifying a door stop being used in office as being a phosphate rock (shown on the stamp)


Miniature sheet (perforated)

miniature sheet perforated

Miniature sheet (imperforate)

  • illustration reduced
miniature sheet imperforate