• June 7th, 2017

    Delicious Garden Fruits of Cocos. 4 colorful stamps released by Australia Post

    On Home Island, in the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, many locals maintain fruit gardens at home. They are filled with bright orange drinking coconuts and red bananas as well as the four fruits featured on the vibrant stamps by Australia Post. The items depict delicious West Indian lime, rose apple, sapodilla and breadfruit. FindYourStampsValue.com invites everyone to get acquainted with this tasty stam ...
  • October 28th, 2016

    So original and beautiful art of Cocos (Keeling) Islands. Four great stamps released

    FindYourStampsValue.com is glad to introduce to our readers’ attention a special stamp issue that celebrates creative culture on Cocos (Keeling) Islands. The artworks on the stamps, minisheet and cover have been created by Hamidah Abedin, Rebecca Bagnell-Smith, Pam Jones, Sandy McKendrick, Emma Washer and the Cocos Youth Group. The Big Barge Art Centre, housed in a restored former working barge, ...
  • May 17th, 2016

    Playful dolphin species of Cocos Islands. Three lovely stamps released!

    Dolphins are highly intelligent marine mammals that live in water but breathe through a blowhole on the top of their head. They are remarkable creatures tha have developed a form on sonar called echolocation to hunt and prey. They are very friendly and playful. Visitors to the waters of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands may be lucky enough to see the three sociable and playful dolphin species that were ...
  • August 30th, 2015

    The beauty of the Cocos Islands highlighted with new stamps issue by Australian Post

    FindYourStampsValue.com got to know that Australian Post has released a set of stamp that underlines the beauty and uniqueness of Cocos Islands. This stamp issue features four of the uninhabited isles, all of which are part of the southern atoll; they are they are Pulu Klapa Satu, Pulu Maraya, Pulu Blan Madar and Pulu Beras (Prison Island). The issue was put on sale on the 25th of August. The Coco ...
  • June 4th, 2013

    Cocos Islands: 50 Years of Stamps

    Cocos (Keeling) Islands celebrate 50 years from the issue of the first CKI stamps. During WWII and up to 1954 an RAAF Post Office operated on Cocos (Keeling) Islands (CKI), run by RAAF personnel and using Australian stamps. In 1952 the Malaysian postal administration set up a post office using Singapore stamps until Australia assumed administration of CKI in 1955. Australian stamps were used until ...
  • August 10th, 2012

    Cocos (Keeling) Islands Butterflies - Set of stamps

    The Cocos (Keeling) Islands comprise twenty-seven islands formed from two atolls in the middle of the Indian Ocean, more than 2,700 kilometres north-west of Perth. Butterflies antennae are the main organs of smell; the sense of taste is located on the legs. A butterfly has two compound eyes (eyes with lots of facets gathered close together) and each separate facet sees a little part of what the bu ...
  • September 10th, 2011

    Cocos (Keeling) Islands Colours on Stamps

    The living coral reefs of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands host a huge variety of marine life. This stamp issue gives us a close-up look at this marine wonderland through the photography of Cocos (Keeling) Islands resident Karen Willshaw. Pulu Keeling National Park is located within the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, and was proclaimed in December 1995. It is Australia's sixth and smallest Commonwealth Natio ...
  • January 26th, 2011

    Cocos (Keeling) Islands Boats on Stamps

    The remote Cocos (Keeling) Islands are dependent upon boats in their daily life and are also a haven for water-based activities. This stamp issue features four types of watercraft used around the islands. Jukongs (60c) These Malay sailing boats are an end result of generations of Scottish and Malay adaptations. The bottom is broad and bears a keel of about 150mm. Larger jukongs are sailed at leas ...
  • September 29th, 2010

    Flowers of Cocos (Keeling) Islands On Stamps

    This set of four stamps feature some of the beautiful flowers found on the Cocos (Keeling) Islands. The Ipomoea pes-caprae, one of the most widely distributed beach plants throughout tropical and subtropical areas in the world, is a pink-purple flowered trailing plant that grows along the ground on beach dunes, helping to stabilise them. The Hibiscus tiliaceus is an evergreen tree, indigenous thro ...
  • April 24th, 2009

    Cocos (Keeling) Islands 400 Years

    This set of 4 stamps celebrates the 400th anniversary of the first European sighting of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands in 1609. 55c - 1609 Captain William Keeling's first sighting 55c - 1836 Charles Darwin visited the islands on The Beagle $1.10 - 1827-1978 Clunies Ross family $1.65 - 1955 An Australian Territory ...