New Issues 2002
(January - April)
This page collects only issues released during
the year 2002. For issues to come (announced) see the
As it is not such obvious as it looks to find
this information, this list is probably not yet complete.
In certain countries, joint issues are often announced on
the day of the issue and sometimes it takes months before
this information and the corresponding stamps reach us. Data
on missing issues or supplementary information, particularly
for countries, which are producing joint issues exceptionally,
will be highly appreciated.
Most recent update of this section on October
12 , 2002.
2002 (8 January)
Australia - Christmas Islands
Year of the horse. Territorial joint issue
Two stamps and a souvenir sheet for Christmas Island -
two prestamped envelopes for Australia - FDCs
2002 (5 February)
China - Malaysia
Rare flowers from both countries. Twin
Two identical stamps. Cannonball Tree flower or bunga peluru
meriam (Couroupita guianensis), Malaysian flower and B, Golden
Camellia (Camelia nitidissima), China.
2 stamps per country (Malaysia issued also a third stamp
and a miniature sheet) - FDCs - Mixed FDCs
2002 (6 February)
Antigua and Barbuda (11 February) - Cayman Island ()- Dominica
(6 February) - Gambia (6 February) - Georgia (?) - Grenada
() - Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique () - Guyana
(6 February) - Kiribati (24 January ?) - Lesotho () - Liberia
(6 February) - Marshall Islands (11 February) - Micronesia
(20 February) - Mongolia (?) - Nevis (26 August) Palau (?)
- Saint Vincent () - Sierra Leone (6 February) - Togo () -
Tuvalu (?) - Zambia (11 February)
United we stand - September 11 commemoration. Statue of
Liberty wrapped in US flag and flag of the country. Multi-colored.
Different designs: Guinea (11 February)
2002 (6 February)
Ascension - Bahamas - Barbados - Belize - Bermuda - British
Antarctic Territories - British Indian Ocean Territories -
Cayman Islands - Falkland Island - Gibraltar - Jamaica - Maldives
- Nauru - Niuafo'ou - Norfolk - Papua New Guinea - Pitcairn
- Saint Lucia - South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands -
Saint Helena - Solomon Islands - Swaziland - Tokelau - Tonga
- Tristan da Cunha - Virgin Islands
Queen Elisabeth II Golden Jubilee. Omnibus series.
Four diferent stamps also included in a souvenir sheet containing
a fifth stamp. This fifth stamp representing a 1995 portrait
of Queen Elisabeth II painted by Annigoni is identical for
Other countries, same date, different design: Great
Britain, Isle of Man, Alderney.
2002 (4 April)
Australia - France
Expeditions of Nicolas Baudin and Matthew Flinders 200th Anniversary.
2 stamps per country. Different stamps. Joint
Stamps - FDCs - mixed pochette with mint stamps - mixed
2002 (11 April)
Chile (11 April) - Poland (3 July)
200th birth anniversary of Ignacy Domeyko (1802-1889),
Polish patriot and scientist having spent 50 years in Chile.
Portrait. Joint issue.
Identical stamps - FDCs.
2002 (18 April)
Kyrgyzstan (18 April) - Pakistan (25 May)
10th anniversary of the diplomatic relationship. Joint
Identical stamps. Flags from both countries, eagle.
Stamps - FDCs
2002 (23 April)
Croatia - Czech Republic (23 April)
Vlaho Bukovac (1855-1922), Croatian painter. Twin
One common stamp showing the painting "Divan" (1905).
One stamp per country - Sheetlet of 4 stamps with two labels
2002 (23 April)
Anguilla (11 October or 11 November) - Bolivia (24 April)
- Costa-Rica (23 April) - Honduras () - Mexico (2 December)
- Peru (1 June) - Saint Vincent () - Salvador
100th anniversary of the Panamerican Heath Organization (OPS).
Twin issue (?)
One stamp per country, identical. To be completed
2002 (27 April)
Argentina (27 April) - Brazil (5 May) - France (27 April)
- Germany (2 May) - Italy (29 November) - Uruguay
Soccer World Championship; Participants are all former winners
of the Soccer
World Championship (except Great Britain that declined to
participate to this joint issue). Twin
One common stamp, round, showing the flags of all 7 countries
and a soccer
playground; the second stamp is different for each country
and shows a game
situation involving the local soccer players.
2 stamps per country - FDCs - France: 15 pairs in a sheet,
but also sheetlets of 5 pairs - mixed document produced by
the German postal administration.