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50 Years of Postal History 1969 - 2019 - Pair

50 Years of Postal History 1969 - 2019 - Pair

£14.56

Eight stamps depict the growth and change that has happened within Jersey Post during the last fifty years. A pair is two stamps taken from the same sheet of ten; selvedges are also retained and will include the traffic lights.

Date of issue 01/10/2019
Withdrawal date 01/10/2021
Designer TPA
Size 45mm x 28mm
Process Four colour offset lithography + gold foil
Denominations 52p, 67p, 99p, £1.46

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.