Set of 4 stamps for Kiribati, '1st light year 2000

Made:
1999 in Kiribati

Set of 4 stamps for Kiribati, '1st light year 2000 Millennium Island', issued 1999. Each 3x4.5cm. In 20th year of independence; changed its position in international time line to beat Tonga and others as first to greet Millennium. Imagery of island position; $1 stamp has representation of early woman aviator Amelia Earhart with her aeroplane

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
2000-1545
type:
postage stamps
credit:
Stanley Gibbons Ltd
status:
Permanent collection

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