Jersey Issued Stamps on King George V

jersey king george stampsBorn on 3 June 1865, George started his career in the Royal Navy but found himself first in line to the throne after the untimely death of his elder brother Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale. King George was earnestly devoted to Britain and its Commonwealth.On 12 July 1921, he visited the island of Jersey. At the time he was only the second reigning monarch to pay an official Royal visit to the Island and it was this visit which occasioned the design of the Parish crests Jersey still uses today.

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