Bahamas 2013 40th anniversary of Independence

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 8th July 2013
  • five values
  • Designed by:
  • Printed by: BDT International Security Printing, Ireland
  • Print process: lithography
  • stamp format: height 28½mm x width 42½mm
  • Perforations: 14 x 14

40th anniversary of the Independence of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas[edit]

15c ~ Bahamian delegation at The Bahamas Independence Conference, Marlborough House, December 1972
25c ~ Sir Milo Butler (first Bahamian Governor-General, 1973). Portrait and inspection of force
50c ~ Sir Lynden Pindling (Prime Minister, for 25 years in all). Portrait and Bahamas coat of arms
65c ~ ‘The Flamingo Incident’: HMBS Flamingo (patrol boat PO2) and four crew members killed during the strafing and destruction of the vessel by Cuban aircraft, 1980
70c ~ portraits of three Bahamas Rhodes Scholars (at Oxford), Christian Campbell (poet, literary professor), Desirée Cox (singer, artist, physician) and Myron Rolle (scientist, NFL footballer)

Sheet stamps[edit]