Guernsey and Alderney Stamps get festive
Guernsey Post announces that some of the iconic symbols of the festive season are to feature on this year’s Christmas stamps for Guernsey and Alderney, to be issued on 8 November.
Both stamp sets have been printed using foil inks and are finished in rich colour pallets to add to the festive theme. The Guernsey set features a gold and green colour pallet whilst Alderney’s stamps are finished in blue and silver.
Both sets feature some of the traditional – and well-loved - images associated with the festive season including the Christmas tree, which arrived in Britain sometime in the 1830s. Also depicted are Christmas presents, which,
Bridget Yabsley, acting head of philatelic at Guernsey Post said: - “These festive foiled stamps have been created for Guernsey and Alderney and feature some of the great iconic symbols that we associate with Christmas, which is undoubtedly a very special time of year that is celebrated around the world.”