Monday, May 10, 2010

Ascension Island (2004)

Date of issue: July 24th, 2004
Number of arachnid related stamps in issue: 0/8

Series of eight stamps, two of those issued to commemorate the 175th anniversary of Charles Darwin on the Beagle. The series itself contains no arachnid, but the souvenir sheet of the Darwin stamp shows a spider preserved in amber.

Michel #: none
order: Araneae
*close-up of spider in amber

Souvenir sheet:

Michel #: 977 & 978
Category: souvenir sheet only

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