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Thursday, February 12, 2015

Guernsey 2013
200th Anniversary of the Guernsey Press and Star






ISSUE DATE: 31 July 2013
NOMINAL VALUE: 40p, 53p, 55p, 63p, 71p, 79p
STAMP DESIGN: Charlotte Barnes
PRINTER: Lowe-Martin
PAPER: 110gsm Unwatermarked PVA Adhesive
PRINTING PROCESS: Offset Lithography
STAMP SIZE: 42 mm x 37.54 mm
MINIATURE SHEET: -
PERFORATION: 12.85
SHEET LAYOUT: 10
CYLINDER: A




40p - The Star was born in 1813 to provide islanders with weekly news.
53p - Queen Victoria celebrated 60 years on the throne a month before the first issue of The Guernsey Press.
55p - German occupation and the Guernsey Press under Nazi control. Guernsey Press printed the green postage stamp when supplies of British stamps ran out.
63p - 2013 The Guernsey Press and Star celebrates 200 years of serving the islands.
71p - Queen Elizabeth II's coronation in 1953.
79p - Liberation Day 1945, joyful headline and 'freedom' illustration. 








SET OF 6 STAMPS

GUERNSEY POST PRICE: £3.61







FIRST DAY COVER (FDC)

GUERNSEY POST PRICE: £4.81






PRESENTATION PACK

GUERNSEY POST PRICE: £4.51