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Jersey Issued Stamps on Royal Anniversary

The six stamps depict landmark occasions throughout the royal couple’s relationship – their engagement, wedding day and honeymoon, as well as their silver, golden and diamond wedding anniversaries. Melanie Gouzinis, head of philatelic at Jersey Post, said: ‘The Queen and … Continue reading

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Jersey Issued Stamps on 100 Years of the Jersey Beekeepers Association

Honey scented stamps celebrate 100 years of the Jersey Beekeepers Association. Celebrating its centenary this year, the Jersey Beekeepers Association was founded in 1917 during the First World War by the Société Jersiaise to promote the craft of beekeeping in … Continue reading

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Jersey Issued Stamps on Butterflies

The third instalment in the series looking at Jersey’s natural links with China features a selection of butterflies that have been recorded in both locations, each representing two ends of the same eco-zone, the Palearctic. Colourful and captivating, butterflies often … Continue reading

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Jersey Issued Post and Go Stamps on Fruits  and Berries

Jersey’s temperate climate and variety of natural habitats, from the sheer cliffs of the north coast to Les Blanches Banques sand dunes in the parish of St Ouen, are a great source of biodiversity. As such the Island boasts a … Continue reading

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Jersey  Issued Stamps on 100 Years of War in the Air

The First World War was the first major conflict to involve the large-scale use of aircraft in combat. Powered flight itself was in its infancy; the Wright brothers’ first flight had only been achieved eleven years previously, and in 1914 … Continue reading

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Jersey Issued Stamps on  200 Years of Kaleidoscopes

The kaleidoscope was invented in 1816 by Scottish scientist Sir David Brewster, and the patent was granted in 1817. Whereas the instruments themselves have become simplified and mass-produced in modern times, fascination remains constant some 200 years on. Six stamps … Continue reading

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Jersey Issued Stamps on Durrell and Darwin : 25 Years of the Darwin Initiative

Durrell, Jersey’s famous Wildlife Conservation Trust and Zoo, was established by naturalist and author, Gerald Durrell OBE in 1959. During the course of its conservation programme, Durrell has partnered with the Darwin Initiative – a United Kingdom Government grants scheme … Continue reading

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Jersey Issued Stamps on Ancient Artifacts

The island of Jersey, with its close proximity to France and mainland Britain, is perfectly situated to attract visitors from near and far. Throughout history, nomadic hunter-gatherer tribes, the first Neolithic settlers, Romans and Gauls, have all left their mark … Continue reading

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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: Post & Go  Stamps on Shells

Jersey’s temperate climate, as well as its geographical distance from mainland Britain, creates a unique marine environment for a wide variety of molluscs. This diversity, in turn, provides Jersey’s picturesque beaches with some of the prettiest shells within the British … Continue reading

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