Ascension 1976 London Stamp Festival

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 4th May 1976
  • three values
  • Designed by: Clive Abbott
  • Printed by: J.W Ltd (John Waddington Ltd)
  • Print Process: lithography
  • Perforations: 13½ x 14, or 14 x 13½ (9p)
  • watermark multiple CA Spiral (sideways of 5p, 25p)
  • miniature sheet format height 121mm x width 133mm, wmk sideways and perf 13
  • Notes: the design of the 5p appears to be a mock-up (GB mint stamp, cancellation overlain)

as early mail from Ascension, if cancelled, usually had postmark placed away from the stamp and in any case no postmarker is reported to have been supplied to the island until February 1858 <compiler note> - further information welcomed on this matter The miniature sheet contains one stamp of Ascension (25p), one stamp of St Helena and one stamp of Tristan, and was on sale in all three territories

sheet stamps[edit]


Miniature Sheet[edit]

three-territory miniature sheet