The six stamps in this issue commemorate 75 years since the Battle of Britain and depict some of the key factors that enabled Britain to survive. Together these factors helped to form a springboard for allied victory in World War Two.Hat-Trick Design, London, has designed the 40’s styled stamps in keeping with the stamps they created for part one of the series: ‘Victory and Liberation- Sir Winston Churchill’.
The special intaglio Miniature Sheet has been created from an engraved portrait of Sir Winston Churchill, produced by acclaimed engraver, Martin Mörck exclusively for Jersey Post. The engraving is based upon a photograph by famous portrait photographer, Yousef Karsh, taken on 30 December 1941.
Issue Date: 16.07.2015 Designer: Hat-Trick Design and master engraver, Martin Mörck.
Printer: Cartor Security Printing, France Process: Offset lithography, plus intaglio engraved Mini Sheet Colours: 4 Colours Size: Stamp die size: 30mm x 40mmMiniature Sheet size 94mm x 131mm (Stamp within 72mm x 58mm)