ANTARCTIC STAMPS

The first stamps produced specifically for use in the Antarctic were issued by the New Zealand Post Office on January 15th, 1908 when the current 1d Universal stamp of New Zealand with a special overprint reading "King Edward V11 Land" was used on mail by members of the Shackleton Antarctic Expedition.

Since then, there have been a large number of stamp issued specifically for use in the Antarctic. There have also been a large number of other stamps issued which show Antarctic designs or commemorate Antarctic events, but which themselves are not exclusively for use from the Antarctic.

We intend to increase this listing to include stamps from most countries with an antarctic involvement but in the meantime we list those shown from the countries listed below. To see these stamps just click on the country's name.

AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC TERRITORIES

BRAZIL

NEW ZEALAND

                                     NEW ZEALAND - (Greenpeace issues)

ROSS DEPENDENCY

RUSSIA


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