• January 18th, 2018

    South Georgia mapping appeared on stamps. Six original stamps prepared by South Georgia Post

    FindYourStampsValue.com is glad to inform our readers that South Georgia Post Office has prepared for issuing a set of six stamps dedicated to important expeditions and maps of South Georgia. These six bright stamps are devoted to Cook Map 1775 and HMS Resolution, Carse Map 1958 and Surveys 1951-1957, BAS map 2017 and GIS Mapping. We would also like to remind you that South Georgia Post already ...
  • May 26th, 2015

    Last of the British Trawlers honored with a new stamp issue

    FindYourStampsValue.com is glad to inform that South Georgia Post has released a set of stamps to commemorate the exploits of the steam trawler Viola – last of the British Trawlers. The issue consisting of four items has been already designed and is to be put into circulation in June. A Beverley-built ship which worked as a trawler, a whaler and a warship has won official recognition from the Gove ...
  • October 13th, 2014

    Heroes of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition

    FindYourStampsValue.com is glad to inform that South Georgia Post has preparing for issuing a new series of stamps honoring the heroes of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition. The issue consists of twelve stamps that are to be issued on the 3d of November. The Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition is considered by some the last major expedition of the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration. By 1914 ...
  • September 29th, 2014

    South Georgia – History of Reindeer

    In 1911 Lauritz Larsen, the manager of the Ocean Harbour whaling station, and his brother CA Larsen, introduced ten reindeer to the Barff Peninsula as a reminder of home and for recreational hunting. In a letter to the then Magistrate (Edward Binnie), CA Larsen wrote "I feel sure they will thrive and become prolific in time, if they are left alone, which would most assuredly be an asset to South G ...
  • June 20th, 2014

    South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands - Prince George Christening Stamps

    65p The Duke and Duchess of York (later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother) pictured with their daughter (later, Queen Elizabeth II) 1 May 1926 as she sleeps in a precious christening robe, which has been used in the Royal Family for generations. (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images). 75p Princess Elizabeth poses with her baby son Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace, after his chris ...
  • December 16th, 2013

    South Georgia - Habitat Restoration

    South Georgia's alien invasion The UK Overseas Territory of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is a spectacular wildlife sanctuary in the Southern Ocean.  Thousands of tourists visit by sea each year to enjoy the sight of hundreds of thousands of penguins, seals and seabirds in this glorious setting. However, South Georgia's seabirds have been savagely depleted by invasive rats and mice, ...
  • May 27th, 2013

    South Georgia - Coronation stamps

    Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II acceded to the Throne on 6th February 1952 following the death of her father, King George VI. However the 1 day celebration of the Coronation required a further 16 months of careful preparation. The crowning of the Sovereign is an ancient ceremony, rich in religious significance, historic associations and pageantry. For the last 900 years, it has taken place at Westm ...
  • May 4th, 2013

    South Georgia - Sir Rex Hunt

    On 11th June 2013 South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands will release a set of stamps to commemorate Rex Hunt - the most well-known governor of the Falkland Islands and their Dependencies (which included the island of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands). Set the of stamps is due for release to coincide with the Memorial Service for Sir Rex Hunt to be held at St. Clement Danes, the ...
  • November 2nd, 2012

    South Georgia - Mountains

    Next South Georgia stamp issue, due for release on 11th December 2012, is dedicated to Mountains. The particular date has been chosen as it is International Mountain Day. The stamps feature: the Allardyce Range, Mount Paget, Mount Carse and Stenhouse Peak. The UN International Mountain Day logo on the first day cover is reproduced with permission of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the Uni ...
  • June 2nd, 2012

    South Georgia - Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II - Diamond Jubilee

    To celebrate a remarkable 60 years of Queen Elizabeth II as Monarch of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of Her other Realms and Territories South Georgia and the South Sandwich Island have issued a special set of stamps and a souvenir sheet. The four stamps depict images of Her Majesty taken during each of her very special Anniversary years. The accompanying souvenir sh ...