South Georgia 2013 Sir Rex Hunt CMG, 1926-2012

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: June 11, 2013
  • four values
  • Design: Andrew Robinson, from photographs
  • Printed by: BDT International Security Printing, Ireland
  • Print process: lithography
  • stamp format height 28mm x width 42mm
  • Perforations: 13.25 x 13.5

Sir Rex Hunt, 1926-2012. Governor of the Falkland Islands and Dependencies

  • appointed Governor in 1980 (Dependencies of South Georgia and British Antarctic Territory included)
  • When the administration of South Georgia was separated from Falklands in April 1985 he became the first Commissioner for South Georgia

65p ~ Rex Hunt standing in front of wrecked naval Wasp helicopter which had crash-landed on South Georgia (with Rex and Mavis Hunt on board), December 1981, photographed by Annie Price (film-maker, who he was visiting)
75p ~ Rex Hunt in front of Government House, Stanley
£1 ~ Rex Hunt on a visit to Pobjoy Mint in May 2007, holding 25th anniversary of Liberation commemorative coin
£1.20 ~ Rex Hunt in retirement

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