Tristan da Cunha 2013 The Volcanic Eruption (III). Resettlement

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 11th November 2013
  • four values and a miniature sheet
  • Designed by: Andrew Robinson, from archive photographs. Designs incorporate plan view of the Tristan volcano
  • Printed by: BDT International Security Printing, Dublin, Ireland
  • Print process: lithography
  • stamp format: format height 29mm x width 42½mm. Miniature sheet format height 64mm x width 94mm
  • Perforations: 14 x 14

The Tristan Volcanic Eruption, part three. Resettlement (Tristan islanders return)

25p ~ islanders, landed on Tristan frm MV Boissevain, sitting amongst their possessions and drinking tea
35p ~ islanders walking to where stores have been brought and unloaded (inland) to locate their own possessions
95p ~ islanders onshore, waiting for landings of stores and possessions. The fishing vessel Frances Repetto in the background
£1.10 ~ islanders being transported using a tractor and trailer
Miniature sheet £2 ~ islanders gathered at the landing beach. Out at sea can be seen the MV Boissevain, two boats, and the fishing vessel MV Tristania (which brought stores and possessions)
Miniature sheet border depicts hauling of a traditional longboat up the beach

sheet stamps


Miniature sheet

Miniature sheet £2