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New Europa 2017 Stamps:Theme Castles and Forts

Jersey Jersey’s 70 kilometres of coastline is dotted with castles, coastal towers and artillery batteries, testament to a small island which, throughout the centuries, has seen French raids, English Civil War and German Occupation. Today, many of them are open … Continue reading

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Jersey : Coastal Towers II Stamp Issue

Visitors to Jersey will undoubtedly notice a number of towers at various sites on the islandʼs coastline. Some are painted to assist with navigation for local shipping, some have been integrated into private houses and others were built upon by … Continue reading

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