Tonga - 400th Anniversary of Dutch Landing

This issue features portraits of Schouten and Le Maire, singly and together, with the ships “Eendraght” and “Hoorn”. Also featured is a Compass and Astrolabe the two most important items of navigation. The sheet borders are based on early navigation charts featuring the first two islands they visited and important navigation instruments.  Stamp size: 28.45 x 42.58mm