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50 Years of Postal History 1969 - 2019 - 52p Sheet of Twelve

50 Years of Postal History 1969 - 2019 - 52p Sheet of Twelve

£6.24

The transportation methods used by postal operatives have changed dramatically over the years, from the first postal delivery workers completing rounds on foot, to modern day environmentally friendly vehicles. The first stamp in the se-tenant pair shows an early delivery van at Bonne Nuit, on Jersey's northern coastline. The second stamp depicts Jersey Post's newer electric vehicles, which won the Green Fleet Award ‘Private Sector Fleet of the Year: (small to medium), in the east of the Island.


The stamp sheets give the discerning collector access to all the printer's marks and any additional information on the selvedges.

Date of issue 01/10/2019
Withdrawal date 01/10/2021
Designer TPA
Sheet 12
Size 45mm x 28mm
Process Four colour offset lithography + gold foil
Denominations 52p

Additional Information

Fifty years ago, Jersey Post was fundamentally a postal operator delivering traditional mail products to its customers. Today it is a global logistics business for which delivering mail is only one of a number of services offered.

In 1969, the British Post Office became a Corporation and the States of Jersey took the opportunity to gain postal independence from Britain. With a short, simple ceremony at the head Post Office, The Head Postmaster, Mr Leslie Cockbill, on behalf of The British Post Office, formally handed over to the new Director of Jersey Postal Administration with the shaking of hands.

Eight stamps depict the growth and change that has happened within Jersey Post during the last fifty years.

Additional Information

Fifty years ago, Jersey Post was fundamentally a postal operator delivering traditional mail products to its customers. Today it is a global logistics business for which delivering mail is only one of a number of services offered.

In 1969, the British Post Office became a Corporation and the States of Jersey took the opportunity to gain postal independence from Britain. With a short, simple ceremony at the head Post Office, The Head Postmaster, Mr Leslie Cockbill, on behalf of The British Post Office, formally handed over to the new Director of Jersey Postal Administration with the shaking of hands.

Eight stamps depict the growth and change that has happened within Jersey Post during the last fifty years.