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Visiting Commercial Aircraft - £1 Sheet

Visiting Commercial Aircraft - £1 Sheet

£10.00

A sheet of ten stamps from our 'Visiting Commercial Aircraft' stamp issue. The stamp sheets give the discerning collector access to all the printer's marks and any additional information on the selvedges.

The £1 sheet features the BAC One-Eleven, an early jet airliner produced by the British Aircraft Corporation. Originally conceived by Hunting Aircraft as a 30-seat jet, it was launched as an 80-seat airliner, initially for British United Airways, conducting its maiden flight on 20 August 1963. British airline Dan-Air operated BAC One-Eleven aircraft on the Jersey route from 1969 until 1992.

Date of issue 11-01-2022
Withdrawal date 11-01-2024
Designer Toby Dixon
Size 36.66mm x 40mm
Process four colour process lithography
Denominations £1.00

Additional Information

Throughout history, Jersey has seen many types of aircraft visit the Island for commercial purposes. Before 1937, air services to Jersey consisted of biplane aircraft landing on the beach at St. Aubin’s Bay and with some seaplanes landing in the bay itself.

In 1937 Jersey airport opened in the parish of St. Peter with four grass runways. During the Second World War, concrete taxiways were added by the German occupying forces and since then has several times been lengthened.

This six stamp issue depicts some significant aircraft to visit Jersey from De Havilland DH.86 Express, Fokker Friendship F27-200, Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer I, BAC One-Eleven, Britten-Norman BN 2A Mk III Trislander and Vickers Viscount 806. The miniature sheet features an illustration of the distinctive Aurigny Britten-Norman Trislander on the tarmac at Jersey Airport.

Additional Information

Throughout history, Jersey has seen many types of aircraft visit the Island for commercial purposes. Before 1937, air services to Jersey consisted of biplane aircraft landing on the beach at St. Aubin’s Bay and with some seaplanes landing in the bay itself.

In 1937 Jersey airport opened in the parish of St. Peter with four grass runways. During the Second World War, concrete taxiways were added by the German occupying forces and since then has several times been lengthened.

This six stamp issue depicts some significant aircraft to visit Jersey from De Havilland DH.86 Express, Fokker Friendship F27-200, Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer I, BAC One-Eleven, Britten-Norman BN 2A Mk III Trislander and Vickers Viscount 806. The miniature sheet features an illustration of the distinctive Aurigny Britten-Norman Trislander on the tarmac at Jersey Airport.


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