Jersey post issued a set of four stamps featuring postal vehicles as a part of Europa 2013 series. The stamps depicts various vehicles used for carrying and delivering posts. EUROPA stamps are special stamps issued by European postal administrations and bears the official EUROPA logo, a PostEurop registered trademark under the aegis of PostEurop in [...]
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Jersey post issued a miniature sheet to commemorate 100 years of sinking of RMS Titanic. Ten people with a Jersey connection are known to have been on board RMS Titanic on her maiden voyage although the figure does vary. The precise number has always been difficult to define due to the confusion on the night, [...]
Jersey Post issued six stamps depicting Christmas Tree Decorations. The tradition of decorating trees at Christmas began centuries ago. Decorations which started with sweets, gingerbread, nuts and paper roses, were followed by tinsel and a huge variety of miniature dolls, instruments, glass beads, baubles and so on, remaining to this day an indispensable part of [...]
Jersey Post has issued the third set in the series of postage stamps entitled ‘Jersey Scenery’. The six stamps will feature photographs of some of the Island’s beautiful landscapes and landmarks. One stamp within the set will also be included in the Small European Postal Administrations Corporations (SEPAC) joint issue and will feature the SEPAC [...]
2011 marks the 50th anniversary of Jersey’s modern financial services industry when the Island first began to export its financial expertise and intellectual capital to the world. A particular gravure printing effect together with a silver embossing gives the Miniature Sheet the appearance of a bank note.
The second issue in Jersey Post’s series entitled ‘Archaeology’ has been issued featuring various coins which form part of the hoard of 2500 Celtic coins and pieces of jewellery which were unearthed by a farmer on his land at Le Catillon in Grouville, Jersey in 1957. The coins are all on display at Jersey’s La [...]
Jersey post issued a postage stamp to celebrate the Royal Wedding of HRH Prince William of Wales and Miss Catherine Middleton.
Jersey Post will celebrate the 85th birthday of HM The Queen with this £3 commemorative stamp in which she is portrayed during Her 2005 visit to Jersey. After one year, the stamp will become the new £3 value in Jersey Post’s Definitive range of postage stamps.
A selection of colourful squirts and sponges which can be found in the sea surrounding Jersey. Tunicates, also known as urochordates, are members of the subphylum Tunicata or Urochordata, a group of underwater saclike filter feeders with incurrent and excurrent siphons that is classified within the phylum Chordata. While most tunicates live on the ocean [...]