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Popular Culture - The 1980s - Souvenir Sheetlet

Popular Culture - The 1980s - Souvenir Sheetlet

£5.19

The six stamps from the Popular Culture - The 1980s stamp issue are inset with this souvenir sheetlet. Each stamp explores an aspect of Popular Culture from the decade, including language, music, fashion, events, food and drink, and leisure.

Date of issue 06/10/2020
Withdrawal date 06/10/2022
Designer Hat-trick Design
Process Four colour offset lithography
Denominations 54p, 70p, 84p, 88p, £1.05, £1.18

Additional Information

This striking, vibrant set of stamps offers a nostalgic walk down memory lane to a bold, bright, energetic decade, which brought a colour clash of fun fluorescents and pretty pastels. The 1980s is often remembered as a decade of materialism and consumerism, the 1980s was a time for flamboyant fashions and big hair. In line with the previous issues in the Popular Culture series, six themes are portrayed on the stamps; language, music, fashion, event, food and drink, and leisure.

In Jersey, the 1980s are seen as the final decade of the Island’s post-war tourism boom, as air-fares to destinations abroad became less expensive. Jersey’s finance sector continued to grow and the workforce migrated from farm work and tourism towards jobs within the finance industry.

Additional Information

This striking, vibrant set of stamps offers a nostalgic walk down memory lane to a bold, bright, energetic decade, which brought a colour clash of fun fluorescents and pretty pastels. The 1980s is often remembered as a decade of materialism and consumerism, the 1980s was a time for flamboyant fashions and big hair. In line with the previous issues in the Popular Culture series, six themes are portrayed on the stamps; language, music, fashion, event, food and drink, and leisure.

In Jersey, the 1980s are seen as the final decade of the Island’s post-war tourism boom, as air-fares to destinations abroad became less expensive. Jersey’s finance sector continued to grow and the workforce migrated from farm work and tourism towards jobs within the finance industry.