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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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The Crest of Jersey Stamp Issue

With the same design which features on Jersey Post’s 2015 Definitive stamps and 2016 Post & Go stamps, six special stamps are issued with a new seasonal palette of colours suitable for the spring months, and bearing the latest postage … Continue reading

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Jersey Issued MS on King Edward VIII

Edward VIII, Queen Victoria’s great grandson, reigned as King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Empire, and Emperor of India from 20 January 1936 until his abdication on 11 December of the same year.This Miniature Sheet … Continue reading

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Jersey Issued Stamps on Winter  Seasons

Often associated with beach holidays, Jersey’s great outdoors continues to be enjoyed by islanders and visitors during the winter months, which are the mildest in the British Isles. Snow settles on the Island only occasionally and the beautiful countryside, coastal … Continue reading

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Jersey :Myths and Legends Stamp Issue

Throughout 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 … Continue reading

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Jersey Issued Stamps on Centenary of The Great War

The cataclysmic events of The Great War 1914-1918 involved a diverse range of nations and more combatants than any war before or since, of which over 37 million became casualties. Many of the war’s key battles, fought from the fields … Continue reading

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Jersey Issued Stamps on 1950s Popular Culture

Six stamps explore aspects of 1950s popular culture, namely language, music, fashion, events, food and leisure. The Miniature Sheet offers an artistic representation of one of Jersey’s main shopping streets in the 1950s. Jersey’s colourful history and culture have been … Continue reading

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