Jersey :Myths and Legends Stamp Issue

jersey-myths-and-legend-stampsThroughout history, Jersey has had a particular affinity with folklore, and stories have evolved from tales of smugglers, lovers and witches, as well as the ever-changing influences of neighbouring countries, visitors and invaders. Many myths and legends are still known within the Island and six tales are illustrated on this set of stamps: The Fairies of St Brelade’s Church, William and the Sea Sprite, The Witches of Rocqueberg, The Dragon of St Lawrence, The Black Dog of Bouley Bay and The Ghostly Bride of Waterworks Valley.

Issue Date: 06.10.2016 Designer: Nick Parlett Printer: Lowe-Martin, Canada Process: Offset Lithography Colours: 4 Size: Stamp die size: 30mm deep x 40mm wide. Souvenir Miniature Sheet size 94mm deep x 134mm wide. Values: 48p, 60p, 74p, 76p, £1, £1.29

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