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Harry Vardon - 150th Birth Anniversary - Miniature Sheet First Day Cover

Harry Vardon - 150th Birth Anniversary - Miniature Sheet First Day Cover

£4.25  /  In Stock

This First Day Cover is an exclusively produced envelope; the miniature sheet from our Harry Vardon - 150th Birth Anniversary stamp issue is affixed to a specially commissioned full colour envelope and cancelled with a Jersey Post First Day of Issue special date stamp. The miniature sheet depicts HRH Princess Anne riding her horse, Goodwill, during the showjumping section of the European Eventing Championship at Luhmühlen, in September 1975.

Date of issue 09/07/2020
Withdrawal date 09/07/2022
Designer Jersey Post
Size 82mm x 92mm stamp within 36mm x 72mm
Process Four colour offset lithography with special litho silver metallic ink
Denominations £3.00

Additional Information

2020 marks the 150th birth anniversary of world-renowned Jersey golfer, Harry Vardon. Vardon became the Champion Golfer of the Year of The Open in 1896, 1898, 1899, 1903, 1911 and then again in 1914. He also became USGA U.S. Open Champion in 1900. With this record of wins, Vardon proved himself to be one of golf's greatest ever players. 2020 also marks the 100th anniversary of fellow Jerseyman Ted Ray’s victory at the US Open in 1920.

Additional Information

2020 marks the 150th birth anniversary of world-renowned Jersey golfer, Harry Vardon. Vardon became the Champion Golfer of the Year of The Open in 1896, 1898, 1899, 1903, 1911 and then again in 1914. He also became USGA U.S. Open Champion in 1900. With this record of wins, Vardon proved himself to be one of golf's greatest ever players. 2020 also marks the 100th anniversary of fellow Jerseyman Ted Ray’s victory at the US Open in 1920.


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