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New Stamps Released from Guernsey

250th Birth Anniversary of Beethoven

Issue Date:21.01.2020

Europa 2020

Theme:Ancient Postal Routes

The stamps features six mail and packet ships that sailed between Guernsey and the United Kingdom. Before air mail took off in the twentieth century, sending post to the Channel Islands was only possible by sea and crossing the busy Channel could be a dangerous business, not only because of bad weather, but the very real threat of privateers and shipwrecks too.50p: Earl of Chesterfield 85p: Alberta 68p: Ariadne 95p: Isle of Guernsey 70p: Antelope £1.02: Sarnia

Issue Date:01.04.2020 Designer:Andrew Robinson Printer:Cartor Security Printing Process:Offset Lithography Size:30mm deep x 42mm wide

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