Monday, December 09, 2013

Christmas Island Christmas Stamps

Christmas Island's Christmas stamps are always fun. This year's issue are no exception.

"Santa has taken to the air, but not in his traditional mode of transport. Here, he rides on the back of a Frigatebird, with a banner streaming out behind him, announcing tidings of the festive season.

"In the other design, a Frigatebird and a Red Crab ferry a payload of presents in a hot-air balloon, while Christmas Island can be seen far below in the blue waters of the Indian Ocean, " is how describe them

According to Wikipedia, "The Territory of Christmas Island is a territory of Australia in the Indian Ocean. It has a population of 2,072 residents... It is called Christmas Island because it was discovered on Christmas Day."

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posted by Don Schilling at 12:00 AM