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New Stamps on Christmas 2017

Alderney: The Holly and the Ivy Issue Date:08.11.2017 Designer:Keith Robinson Printer:Cartor Security Printing Process:Offset Lithography Size:40mm deep x 30mm wide Values:39p, 44p, 59p, 60p, 73p, 80p, 90p Guernsey: Good King Wenceslas Issue Date:08.11.2017 Designer:Keith Robinson Printer:Southern Colour Print Process:Offset Lithography … Continue reading

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Alderney Scenes Stamp Issue

Just one and a half miles wide and three and a half miles long, the beautiful island of Alderney is small but perfectly formed. With its toxic blend of Roman, Napoleonic and German architecture, Alderney – located just eight miles … Continue reading

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Alderney  Issued MS and Stamps on Burhou Map

Gifted architect Addison Roger Warren, known as Roger among family and friends, arrived on Alderney in the Bailiwick of Guernsey in 1956 with his wife and two young daughters. His talent and foresight would see him help to influence the … Continue reading

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Alderney Issued Stamps on Longis Nature Reserve

The Longis Reserve is home to around 16 distinct habitats across a total area of 90 hectares, a little over one-tenth of Alderney’s total land area.  As well as over 10 miles of minor and major footpath, there are beaches, … Continue reading

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Alderney Issued Stamps on Wildlife

The stamps depicts stunning wildlife, found at the Longis Nature Reserve . Eelgrass beds flowering plants, Glanville Fritillary, Yarrow Broomrape, Meadow Pipit, Sand Crocus flower, Greater White-toothed Shrew.

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Alderney Issued MS on 70th Anniversary of Homecoming

During the Second World War, the Channel Islands were the only part of the British territory to be occupied by the Germans.In June 1940 almost the entire population of the island of Alderney was evacuated. Most of the 1,500 residents … Continue reading

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New Christmas 2015 Stamps

Alderney Issue Date: 06.11.2015 Designer: Two Degrees North Printer: Southern Colour Print Process: Offset Lithography Colours: 4 Colours Size: 41mm deep x 36mm wide Values: 37p, 42p, 56p, 57p, 62p, 68p, 77p Finland Issue Date: 06.11.2015 Designer: Klaus Welp Colours: 4 Colours Values: €0.80, €1 Liechtenstein Issue Date: 09.11.2015 Designer: Oskar Weiss, Muri … Continue reading

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New Stamps Released on Longest Reigning Monarch Queen Elizabeth II

New Zealand On 9 September 2015, Queen Elizabeth II succeeded Queen Victoria as the longest reigning British monarch. To celebrate this amazing milestone, New Zealand Post is issuing a special set of stamps and a coin that celebrate Queen Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Alderney Issued Stamps on Forts

Alderney’s concentration of historic fortifications, such as those depicted across our stamps, are an obvious choice for attracting new visitors whilst inspiring local people about their heritage. These include the Roman fort at Longis Bay, which in Alderney is known … Continue reading

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Alderney Flora and Fauna Stamp Issue

Within the island’s 2,000 acres lies a mixture of woodland, scrub and wetland, grassland and heathland, not to mention beautiful gardens, sandy beaches and rocky shores. Thanks to its wide ranging habitats and favourable climate, Alderney is home to a … Continue reading

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