Tokelau Christmas 2012

Celebrate Christmas with Tokelau's Christmas 2012 stamp issue featuring Santa and his reindeer flying in the night over Tokelau's three atolls.

Issue information

The Tokelau Christmas 2012 issue includes a charming se-tenant set of three stamps depicting Santa and his reindeer flying in the night sky over Tokelau's three atolls - Atafu, Nukunonu and Fakaofo. 

The miniature sheet reads 'Manuia te Kilihimahi', meaning 'Merry Christmas' in Tokelauan. The two first day covers feature a stylised tropical hibiscus flower. 

Technical information

 

Date of issue: 21 November 2012
Number of stamps: Set of three gummed stamps
Denominations: 45c, $2.00 and $3.00 
Stamps, miniature sheet and first day covers designed by:  New Zealand Post Limited, Wellington, New Zealand
Printer: Collectables and Solutions Centre, New Zealand Post, Whanganui, New Zealand.
Period of sale: Unless stocks are exhausted earlier, these stamps will remain on sale until close of business 20 November 2013