Indeed! Tongan stamps *do* look like fruit stickers!
(Implements of postal delight kindly donated by Ron Hartman
Most of these stickers come from scans made of the collection housed on our refrigerator door. It is quite immense, this collection. I have considered expanding it to the neighboring cabinet doors and below-counter drawers, but my fellow roomates have suggested I refrain from doing so.. In the winter months much of the collection peels and falls from the refrigerator door, requiring the constant attentions of a purple glue stick to keep it in its place...
Click on the hypertext links to open expanded and added images of the collection...
1995's Australian Summer, Autumn and Winter collections, furnished and interpreted by jsam.
From The Refrigerator Door
Welcome to the wondefully, fecund world of the Chiquita Banana, including special 50th anniversary stickers of Miss Chiquita. Don't forget to place your chiquita banana stickers in the eye pieces of Eben's pince-nez for good luck.
|Ever eat a pummelo?||.. or ORANGE FLESH?|
Sandia, the little girl with the watermelon on her head.
Amory, 3rd floor.
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115
.. and if you feel the need for more, ckeck out the Fruit Bowl, mass action sticker mass from the U.K., the home page for DOLE, and Ilkka's Banana Label page, representing the best of the Pacific rim.