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Tokelau Christmas 2012

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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