15/8/2017 The first recorded sighting of Christmas Island occurred in 1615, by Richard Rowe, master of the Thomas. This stamp issue looks at two other significant early voyages in the early history of Christmas Island. The first involves Captain William Mynors, who sailed past in 1643 and named the island “Christmas Island”. The second is the voyage of William Dampier (and Captain Charles Swan) aboard the Cygnet, which resulted in the first recorded visit ashore, in 1688.

$1 Mynors’ Voyage, 1643

$2 Dampier’s Voyage, 1688


SKU 50908
Shipping Weight 0.0500kg
Shipping Width 0.100m
Shipping Height 0.010m
Shipping Length 0.100m
Assembled Length 10.000m
Assembled Height 1.000m

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