2021 Année Napoléon > St Helena Government

The St Helena Post Office and St Helena Government Customer Services is to issue a series of commemorative stamps on 5 May 2021 on the occasion of the bicentenary of the death of the most famous prisoner ever to be held on the island.

For further details concerning the issue, see this presentation on the website of the St Helena Government or contact the post office by email.

Updated 5 March 2021.

Commemorative stamp issue
5 May 2021


These stamps will be issued on 5 May 2021 and will feature images of the Emperor’s final days on St Helena and will consist of the following:

  • Four Valued Stamps (50p, 80p, £1.30, £1.50)
  • Souvenir Sheet (£3.00)
  • First Day Cover with four Valued Stamps (£5.50)
  • First Day Cover with Souvenir Sheet (£5.50)

The Post & Customer Services Centre is offering a pre-ordering service to customers who would like to purchase any of the above. Enquiries can be made with the Post & Customer Services Centre, Jamestown, St Helena Island, on tel: +290 22008 or via e-mail: shara.thomas@sainthelena.gov.sh.

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For further information, please visit the St Helena government website here