• January 18th, 2018

    Ascension Island Land Crabs appeared on stamps. Six colourful items introduced

    FindYourStampsValue.com hurries to let our readers know that Ascension Island Post has introduced into postal circle six special stamps featuring land crabs that are protected by law. The land crab species that found its habitat on Ascension is called Johngarthia lagostoma. It only lives on four small islands, of which Ascension is by far the largest. We also invite you to take a look at other col ...
  • October 5th, 2016

    The endemic fish species of Ascension Island. Four special stamps introduced to collectors’ attention

    For much of the history of Ascension Island, comparatively little was known about the marine environment around the island. In recent years the Ascension Island Conservation Department has been pivotal in studying the biodiversity and cycles of this key ecosystem. To get people acquainted with the biodiversity of this territory Ascension Island Post issued four special stamps depicting marine spe ...
  • April 25th, 2015

    Bicentenary of British Settlement celebrated by Ascension Island Post

    FindYourStampsValue.com hurries to inform that Ascension Island Post is ready to release a series of stamps that celebrates Ascension Island's Bicentenary of British Settlement, showing historical scenes, paintings and illustrations from the Napoleonic Years.The issue consists of four stamps that are to be put into circulation on the 27th of April. When Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) was born no o ...
  • December 19th, 2014

    Rosetta Mission was marked by Ascension Island Post

    FindYourStampsValue.com is glad to inform that Ascension Island sent its congratulations to the ESA and all involved in the Rosetta Mission with a new postage issue. The philatelic release consists of four stamps that are scheduled to be put into circulation on the 30th of December. Comets have inspired awe and wonder since the dawn of history. Many scientists today believe that comets crashed int ...
  • October 20th, 2014

    350th Anniversary of the Royal Marines celebrated by Ascension Island Post

    According to info got by FindYourStampsValue.com the Ascension Island Post is to issue the next series of stamps dedicated to the 350th Anniversary of the Royal Marines. The stamp release consists of six items that are to be introduced on the 28th of October. A garrison of Royal Marines was based at Ascension from 1823. This set of postage stamps illustrates the various uniforms worn by the Royal ...
  • July 10th, 2014

    Ascension Island – Outbreak of World War I

    Although at an early stage in it's settlement Ascension Island was designated "HMS Ascension Island" "A Stone Sloop of War in the Smaller Class", it was an incredibly important airfield in both the Second World War and the Falklands War. It played no significant part during World War I thanks to early British dominance of the South Atlantic Ocean. Despite this lack of involvement, Ascension Island ...
  • May 28th, 2014

    Ascension Island – Prince George Christening Stamps

    50p Queen Elizabeth II, christened 1 May 1926, is watched by her mother Queen Elizabeth, then the Duchess of York. (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images). 55p The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh standing behind Princess Elizabeth who is holding Prince Charles after his christening ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London on 15 December 1948. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). 60p The Royal Family gathe ...
  • April 25th, 2014

    Ascension Island's Bicentenary of British Settlement is to be depicted on stamps

    This series of postage stamps, consisting of four items, celebrates Ascension Island's Bicentenary of British Settlement, showing historical scenes, paintings and illustrations from the Napoleonic Years. FindYourStampsValue.com found out which images and historical scenes will be depicted on these stamps. 50p shows an engraving of Napoleon Bonaparte, Prime Consul of France putting back his sword i ...
  • November 18th, 2013

    Ascension Island - Christmas 2013

    To celebrate Christmas, the Ascension Island Post Office has chosen to release a set of stamps showing both Anglican and Catholic worship on the Island. There is only one church, St. Mary The Virgin, based in Georgetown which is an Anglican Church. The cornerstone of St. Mary's Church was laid in September 1843 and the following year the first Royal Navy Chaplain arrived.  The main body of the Chu ...
  • May 10th, 2013

    Ascension Island – Lady Thatcher stamps

    Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven, LG, OM, FRS, 1925-2013, died at the Ritz Hotel in London, on Monday, 8 April, aged 87. Britain's first Female Prime Minister was granted a Ceremonial Funeral with military honours, which was held at St Paul's Cathedral London, on Wednesday 17 April. Leading mourners other than her immediate family unusually included Her Majesty the Queen and HRH Prince Philip. The la ...