Collectors of Christmas Island stamps will be delighted, once again, with these festive designs to celebrate Christmas. The stamp issue takes a light-hearted approach to Christmas, integrating symbols of Christmas with the island's natural environment in a humorous graphic manner.
55c Pulling crackers
In a classic Christmas Island setting and surrounded by a number of delighted birds and a green sea turtle, Father Christmas and a Red Crab pull a Christmas cracker. A lovely Ridley's Orchid hangs among the Christmas lights while a Christmas Island Frigatebird, a Golden Bosunbird, an Abbott's Booby and a Green Sea Turtle look on.
$1.50 Father Christmas arrives on Christmas Island
Christmas Island is known for its snorkelling sites. Father Christmas has taken time out to do some snorkelling before arriving on the island to be met by a number of excited crabs, birds and fish, including an Eastern Reef Egret, a Red-footed Booby, a Moorish Idol and a Whitelined Cod.