Stamps Celebrating Aircraft on Norfolk Island
Here we show a collection of Norfolk Island stamps issued since 1947 which feature aircraft. Please note that unless otherwise mentioned, these stamps are no longer available for sale.
Stamp1.jpg (6590 bytes) Definitive Issue (10 June 1953)
Island Scenes

Airfield - Celebrates the building of the airstrip in 1942
Stamp2.jpg (6004 bytes) Definitive Issue (1960)
Overprints - 1953 Series

STAMP3.gif (34673 bytes) Commemorative Issue (25 September 1968)
21st Anniversary of Qantas Air Service
Sydney/Norfolk Island

5c Lancastrian - fortnightly service from October 1947

7c Douglas DC-4 Skymasters
Replaced the Lancastrian in 1949

Stamp4.jpg (9231 bytes) Commemorative Issue (28 March 1974)
First Aircraft to visit Norfolk Island

De Havilland D.H. 60 Gypsy Moth Madame Elijah
28th March 1931

Stamp5.jpg (13051 bytes) Commemorative Issue (5 July 1976)
Bicentenary of the American Revolution

Boeing B.17 Flying Fortress

STAMP6.gif (68635 bytes)

Definitive Issue (1980 - 1981)

1c - Hawker Siddeley HS748
2c - D.H.60 Gypsy Moth Madame Elijah
3c - Curtiss P-40 Kittyhawk
4c - Chance Vought F4U-1 Corsair
5c - Grumman TBF-1c Avenger
15c - Douglas SBD-5 Dauntless
20c - Cessna 172
25c - Lockheed Hudson
30c - Lockheed PV-1 Ventura
40c - Avro York
50c - Douglas DC-3
60c - Avro 691 Lancastrian
80c - Douglas DC-4 Skymaster
$1 - Beechcraft Super King Air
$2 - Fokker F-27 Friendship
$3 - Lockheed C-130 Hercules

STAMP7.gif (54209 bytes)

Commemorative Issue (7 September 1982)
40th Anniversary of first aircraft landing on Norfolk Island
R.N.Z.A.F. Hudson, #9 Squadron, Christmas Day 1942

STAMP8.gif (53051 bytes)

Commemorative Issue (12 July 1983)
200th Anniversary of Manned Flight



10c - Beechcraft. Used for aerial mapping of Norfolk, Philip and Nepean Islands.

27c - Fokker F-28 Fellowship. East-West Airlines, started flying an F-28 4000 into Norfolk on April 30 1983.

45c - French DC-4.

75c - Sikorsky Helicopter. First helicopter to land on Norfolk while flying from New Zealand to Brisbane.


ni stamps

To learn more about Norfolk Island Stamps