CHRISTMAS ISLAND

Stamps inscribed 'Christmas Island' with 'Australia' added since 1993.

Christmas Island stamps have been valid for postage throughout Australia and its territories since 2 March 1993.

<- 1900 Stamps of Western Australia used
1900 - 1942 Stamps of Straits Settlements used
1942 - 1945 Japanese occupation
1946 - 1948 Straits Settlement stamps overprinted 'BMA' (British Military
Administration) used
1948 - 1958 Singapore stamps used (other Malay stamps were also valid for
postage)
1958 - 1993 Issues by the Christmas Island Administration
1993 -> Australia Post issues

From 1958: 1 [Malayan] Dollar = 100 Cents
From 1968: 1 Dollar (AUD) = 100 Cents
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WILD CATS

Issue Item code Item type Face value Remarks SC
1988 Christmas: Toys CX19881115 ST 0_90 Stamp 0.90 Toy Tiger
MI 268
 
1998 Year of the Tiger CX19980105 ST 0_45 1 Stamp 0.45 Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
Facing forward
MI 435
 
CX19980105 ST 0_45 2 Stamp 0.45 Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
Turning head
MI 436
 
CX19980105 MS 0_90 Miniature Sheet 0.90 Stylized Tigers
Year of the Tiger (on stamps and selvedge)
MS with the two stamps in set
MI B12
 
CX19980105 FDC 0_90 1
FDC Back
First Day Cover 0.90 Stylized Tigers
Year of the Tiger (on stamps, cachet and postmark)
FDC with the two stamps in set
 
CX19980105 FDC 0_90 2
FDC Back
First Day Cover 0.90 Stylized Tigers
Year of the Tiger (on stamps, selvedge, cachet and postmark)
FDC with MS
 
CX19980105 FDP 6798 First Day Postmark - Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
Christmas Island 6798
5 January 1998
 
1998 South Pex Unofficial Booklet CX19980000 BK SOUTH PEX Booklet ?? Stylized Tigers Year of the Tiger
(on cover and stamps)
If you know the exact date of issue for this item, please let us know
 
2002 Year of the Horse CX20020108 ST 0_05 3 Stamp 0.05 Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
MI 487
 
CX20020108 SH 3_60 Sheetlet 3.60 Stylized Tiger (on one stamp only)
Year of the Tiger
Sheetlet with all 14 stamps in the set.
MI KB483-496
 
2003 Year of the Goat CX20030107 ST 0_10 3 Stamp 0.10 Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
MI 505
 
CX20030107 SH 4_00 Sheetlet 4.00 Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
(on one stamp only)
Sheetlet with all 14 stamps in the set.
MI ZB501-514
 
2004 Year of the Monkey CX20040106 ST 0_10 3 Stamp 0.10 Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
MI 521
 
CX20040106 SH 3_95 Sheetlet 3.95 Stylized Tiger Year of the Tiger
(on one stamp only)
Sheetlet with all 14 stamps in the set.
MI ZB517-530
 
2005 Year of the Rooster CX20050104 ST 0_10 3 Stamp 0.10 Stylized Tiger
MI 555
 
CX20050104 SH 3_95 Sheetlet 3.95 Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
(on one stamp only)
Sheetlet with all 14 stamps in the set.
MI ZB551-564
 
2006 Year of the Dog CX20060105 ST 0_10 3 Stamp 0.10 Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
MI 571
 
CX20060105 SH 3_95 Sheetlet 3.95 Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
(on one stamp only)
Sheetlet with all 14 stamps in the set.
MI ZB567-580
 
2007 Year of the Pig CX20070109 ST 0_10 3 Stamp 0.10 Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
Stamp from Zodiac Sheetlet
MI 589
 
CX20070109 ST 0_50 3 Stamp 0.50 Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
Self-adhesive stamp
Stamp issued in sheetlets and in prestige booklet
MI 601
 
CX20070109 ST 1_00 Stamp 1.00 Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
Round, self-adhesive stamp
MI 611
 
CX20070109 SH 3_95
Outer backing card
Inner backing card
Sheetlet 3.95 Stylized Tiger (on one stamp only)
Year of the Tiger
Sheetlet with all 14 stamps in the set.
MI ZB585-598
 
CX20070109 SH 7_00
Sheetlet back
Sheetlet 7.00 Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
(on two stamps)
MI FB599-611
 
If you have scans of the Tiger pages/ panes, they would be greatly appreciated CX20070109 BK 12_95
Cover
Back cover
Prestige Booklet 12.95 (franking value 12.00) Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
(on two stamps)
Prestige booklet with 24 self-adhesive stamps - two for each animal of the lunar Zodiac
MI MH???
 
CX20070109 FDC 1_00 1 First Day Cover 1.00 Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger (on one stamp only)
FDC with 4 x 10c and 4 x 15c stamps from
CX20070109 SH 3_95
 
CX20070109 LB 2 Gutter label - Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
Gutter label showing Tiger and Rabbit
 
2008 Year of the Rat
Article from Philatelic
Bulletin
CX20080108 ST 0_15 1 Stamp 0.15 Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
Stamp from Zodiac Sheetlet
MI 621
 
CX20080108 SH 3_95 Sheetlet 3.95 Stylized Tiger (on one stamp only)
Year of the Tiger
Sheetlet with all 14 stamps in set
MI ZB615A-628
 
If you have scans of the Tiger pages/ panes, they would be greatly appreciated CX20080108 BK 10_95 Prestige Booklet 10.95 Stylized Tiger (on stamps, pane(s)? and cover)
Year of the Tiger
(on two stamps)
Prestige booklet with 24 self-adhesive stamps - two for each animal of the lunar Zodiac
MI MH???
 
CX20080108 PC PP Pre-stamped Postcard PP World-wide Stylized Tiger (on picture side)
Year of the Tiger)
MI XXX
 
CX20080108 FDC 0_70 First Day Cover 0.70 Stylized Tiger (on one stamp only)
FDC with 6 of the twelve lower denominated stamps
 
CX20080108 PP 2_40 Stamp Pack / Presentation Pack 2.40 Stylized Tiger (on cover)
Year od the Tiger
Presentation pack with the two main stamps
 
CX20080108 LB 4 Gutter Label - Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
Label from the gutter strip of the 55c sheets
 
2009 Year of the Ox
Article from Philatelic
Bulletin
CX20090108 ST 0_20 1 Stamp 0.20 Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
Stamp from Zodiac Sheetlet or Prestige Booklet
Litho/offset and relief print combined
Same design as
CX20090514 ST 0_20 1
MI 644I
 
CX20090108 SH 2_40 Sheetlet 2.40 Stylized Tiger (on one stamp only)
Year of the Tiger
Sheetlet with all 14 stamps in set
MI XXX
 
If you have scans of the Tiger pages/ panes, they would be greatly appreciated CX20090108 BK 12_95 Prestige Booklet 12.95 Tiger
Stylized Tiger (on stamps, pane(s)? and cover)
Year of the Tiger
(on two stamps)
Prestige booklet with 24 self-adhesive stamps - two for each animal of the lunar Zodiac
MI MH???
 
CX20090108 PC PP Pre-stamped Postcard PP World-wide Stylized Tiger (on picture side)
Year of the Tiger)
 
CX20090108 FDC 2_00 First Day Cover 2.00 Stylized Tiger (on one stamp only)
FDC with 6 of the twelve lower denominated stamps
 
CX20090108 LB 4 Gutter Label - Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
Label from the gutter strip of the 55c sheets
 
2009 23rd Asian International Stamp Exhibition CX20090514 ST 0_20 1 Stamp 0.20

Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
Stamp from CX20090514 SH 2_20
Litho/offset only
Same design as
CX20090108 ST 0_20 1
MI 644II

 
  CX20090514 SH 2_20 Sheetlet 2.20
(sold at 9.95)
Tiger (on one stamp)
Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
Pre-personalised sheetlet with
CX20090514 ST 0_20 1
and 11 other stamps from set
MI ZB640II-651II
 
2010 Year of the Tiger
Article from Philatelic
Bulletin
CX20100108 ST 0_20 1 Stamp 0.20 Tiger
Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
Gummed stamp from Zodiac Sheetlet
MI 660
 
CX20101008 ST 0_25 4 Stamp 0.25 Tiger
Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
Gummed stamp from Zodiac Sheetlet
MI 667
 
CX20100112 ST 0_25 8 Stamp 0.25 Tiger
Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
Self-adhesive stamp from Prestige Booklet or 12 Year Cycle Sheetlet
MI 676
 
CX20100108 ST 0_55 1 Stamp 0.55 Tiger
Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
Gummed stamp from ordinary sheets or MS
Litho/offset and relief print combined
Same design as
CX20100212 ST 0_55
MI 654I
 
CX20100112 ST 0_55 2 Stamp 0.55 Tiger
Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
Self-adhesive stamp from Prestige Booklet or 12 Year Cycle Sheetlet
MI 679
 
CX20100112 ST 1_65 Stamp 1.65 Tiger
Stylized Tiger (in the form of the Chinese character for Tiger)
Year of the Tiger
MI 655
 
CX20100112 MS 2_20 Miniature Sheet 2.20 Tiger
Stylized Tiger (on stamps and selvedge)
2-stamp MS with
CX20100108 ST 0_55 1
and
CX20100112 ST 1_65
MI B25
 
CX20100112 SH 2_20 Sheetlet 2.20 Tiger
Stylized Tiger (on 2 stamps and selvedge)
Sheetlet with
CX20100108 ST 0_20 1
and
CX20101008 ST 0_25 4
and 10 other low-value stamps
MI ZB656-667
 
CX20100112 SH 4_40 Sheetlet 4.20 Tiger
Stylized Tiger (on three stamps and selvedge)
Year of the Tiger
Sheetlet with all 14 stamps in set
MI ZB654I-667
 
CX20100112 SH 9_95 Sheetlet 4.40
(sold at 9.95)
Tiger
Stylized Tiger (on one stamp, cover and packaging)
Year of the Tiger
Sheetlet of 12 self-adhesive stamp
MI FB668-680
 
If you have (better) scans of the Tiger pages/ panes, they would be greatly appreciated CX20100112 BK 12_95
Pane 1
Pane 2
Pane 3
Pane 4
Pane 5
Pane 6
Prestige Booklet 12.95 Tiger
Stylized Tiger (on stamps, panes and cover)
Year of the Tiger
Prestige booklet with 24 self-adhesive stamps - two for each animal of the lunar Zodiac
MI MH???
 
CX20100112 PC PP W Pre-stamped Postcard PP World-wide Tiger
Stylized Tiger (on picture side)
Year of the Tiger
 
CX20100112 PSE DOM Pre-stamped Envelope PP Inland Tiger
Stylized Tiger (in stamp indicum and in cachet)
Year of the Tiger
 
CX20100112 PSE INT Pre-stamped Envelope PP World-wide Tiger
Stylized Tiger (in stamp indicum and in cachet)
Year of the Tiger
 
2010 Beijing 2010 International Philatelic Exhibition CX20100212 ST 0_55 Stamp 0.55 Tiger
Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
Gummed stamp from personalised sheetlets
Litho/offset print only
Same design as
CX20100108 ST 0_55 1
MI 654II
 
  CX20100212 SH 4_95 Sheetlet 4.95
(Sold at 15.95)
Tiger (on stamps and selvedge)
Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
Sheetlet with 9 x
CX20100212 ST 0_55
with personalisable labels
MI KB654II
 
2011 Year of the Rabbit CX20110111 ST 0_20 1 Stamp 0.20 Tiger
Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
Gummed stamp from Zodiac shetlet or prestige booklet
Litho/offset and relief print combined
Same design as
CX20110204 ST 0_20 1
MI 695I
 
  CX20110204 ST 0_20 1 Stamp 0.20 Tiger
Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
Gummed stamp from CX20110204 SH 2_40
Litho/offset print only
Same design as
CX20110111 ST 0_20 1
MI 695II
 
  CX20110204 SH 2_40 Sheetlet 2.40
(sold at 15.95)
Tiger (on one stamp)
Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
Sheetlet of 12 stamps with personalised labels
MI ZB691II-702II
 
  CX20110111 SH 4_80 Sheetlet 4.80 Tiger (on one stamp)
Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
Sheetlet with all 14 stamps in set
MI ZB689I-702I
 
If you have scans of the Tiger pages/ panes, they would be greatly appreciated CX20110111 BK 14_95 Prestige Booklet 14.95 Tiger
Stylized Tiger (on stamps, pane(s)? and cover)
Year of the Tiger
(on two stamps)
Prestige booklet with 24 stamps - two for each animal of the lunar Zodiac
MI MH???
 
  CX20110111 LB 4 Gutter label - Tiger
Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
4th position gutter label from sheets of the 0.60 rabbit-stamps
 
2011 PhilaNippon '11 International Philatelic Exhibition CX20110728 SH 2_40 Sheetlet 2.40
(sold at 10.00)
Tiger (on one stamp)
Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
Souvenir sheetlet of 12 stamps with pre-personalised labels
MI ZB691II-702II
 
2012 Year of the Dragon CX20120110 ST 0_20 1 Stamp 0.20 Tiger
Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
Gummed stamp from Zodiac shetlet or prestige booklet
MI 717
 
  CX20120109 SH 4_80 Sheetlet 4.80 Tiger (on one stamp)
Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
Sheetlet with all 14 stamps in set
MI ZB711-724
 
If you have scans of the Tiger pages/ panes, they would be greatly appreciated CX20120109 BK 12_95 Prestige Booklet 12.95
(franking falue 12.00)
Tiger (on one stamp)
Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
Prestige booklet with 10x0.60, 2x1.80, and one each of the low-denomination stamps
MI MH???
 
  CX2010109 LB 4 Gutter label - Tiger
Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
4th position gutter label from sheets of the 0.60 dragon-stamps
 
2013 Year of the Snake CX20130108 ST 0_20 1 Stamp 0.20 Tiger
Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
Gummed stamp from Zodiac shetlet or prestige booklet
MI 738
 
  CX20130108 SH 4_80 Sheetlet 4.80 Tiger (on one stamp)
Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
Sheetlet with all 14 stamps in set
MI ZB732-745
 
  CX20130108 BK 12_95 Prestige Booklet 12.95
(franking falue 12.00)
Tiger (on one stamp)
Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
Prestige booklet with 10x0.60, 2x1.80, and one each of the low-denomination stamps
MI MH???
 
  CX20130108 LB 4 Gutter label - Tiger
Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
4th position gutter label from sheets of the 0.60 snake-stamps
 
2014 Year of the Horse CX20140107 ST 0_20 1 Stamp 0.20 Tiger
Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
Gummed stamp from Zodiac shetlet or prestige booklet
MI 778
 
  CX20140107 SH 4_80 Sheetlet 4.80 Tiger (on one stamp)
Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
Sheetlet with all 14 stamps in set
MI ZB772I-785
 
  CX20140107 BK 12_95 Prestige Booklet 12.95
(franking falue 12.00)
Tiger (on one stamp)
Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
Prestige booklet with 10x0.60, 2x1.80, and one each of the low-denomination stamps
MI MH???
 
  CX20140107 LB 4 Gutter label - Tiger
Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
4th position gutter label from sheets of the 0.60 horse-stamps
 
2015 Year of the Ram CX20150108 ST 0_30 1 Stamp 0.30 Tiger
Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
Gummed stamp from Zodiac shetlet or prestige booklet
MI ???
 
  CX20150108 SH 5_60 Sheetlet 5.60 Tiger (on one stamp)
Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
Sheetlet with all 14 stamps in set
MI ZB???-???
 
  CX20150108 BK 14_95
Pane 4
Prestige booklet 12.95
(franking falue 14.05)
Tiger (on one stamp)
Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
Prestige booklet with 10x0.70, 2x2.10, and one each of the low-denomination stamps
MI MH???
 
  CX20150108 LB 4 Gutter label - Tiger
Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
4th position gutter label from sheets of the 0.70 ram-stamps
 
2016 Year of the Monkey CX20160203 ST 0_50 1 Stamp 0.50 Tiger
Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
Gummed stamp from
CX20160203 SH 8_00
or
CX20160203 BK 20_95
MI ???
 
  CX20160203 SH 8_00 Sheetlet 8.00
(4 x 0.20
+ 4 x 0.30
+ 4 x 0.50
+ 1.00
+ 3.00)
Tiger (on one stamp)
Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
Sheetlet with
CX20160203 ST 0_50 1
and the 13 other stamps in set
MI ZB???-???
 
  CX20160203 SH 9_95 Sheetlet 9.95
(franking value 8.70:
0.20
+ 0.30
+ 2 x 0.50
+ 2 x 0.55
+ 4 x 0.60
+ 0.70
+ 1.00
+ 2.00 )
Tiger (on one stamp)
Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
13-stamp, self-adhesive sheetlet with
CX20100112 ST 0_25 8
and 12 other stamps
MI FB???-???
 
  CX20160203 BK 20_95 Prestige booklet 20.95
(franking value 20.00)
Tiger (on one stamp)
Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
Prestige booklet with 10 x 1.00, 2 x 3.00, and one each of
CX20160203 ST 0_50 1
and the other low-denomination stamps
MI MH???
 
  CX20160203 LB 4 Gutter label - Tiger
Stylized Tiger
Year of the Tiger
4th position gutter label from sheets of the 1.00 monkey-stamps
 

List compiled by Geir Arveng with valuable information from Greg Balagian and Nahum Shereshevsky.
Latest update: 17 February, 2016