We are delighted to mark the
occasion of The Queen’s 95th birthday with commemorative stamps
depicting aspects of Her Majesty’s life.
In celebration of this wonderful
occasion, we look back over Her Majesty’s life and her devotion to a life of
service: from her early years as a young Princess, to becoming the longest
reigning monarch in British history, and
a much loved and respected figure across the globe.
This special issue, Devoted to your Service, is a collaboration
between 11 postal administrations, which sees four Crown Dependencies –
Guernsey, Jersey, the Isle of Man and Gibraltar – become part of a co-ordinated
collection undertaken by Creative Direction (Worldwide) Ltd, which manages the
stamp design and print programme for seven overseas territories - the Falkland
Islands, British Virgin Islands, British Antarctic Territory, Ascension Island,
The Bahamas, South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands, and Tristian da Cunha.
Each of the Crown Dependencies and overseas territories have produced
commemorative stamps bearing the same titles – Princess, Coronation, Marriage,
Leisure, Pageantry and Royal Duty – although each feature different images of
Her Majesty on these themes.
We are delighted that our stamp entitled ‘Princess’, depicting
ten-year-old Princess Elizabeth and her corgi Dookie, is one of 11 stamps to
feature on a joint Sheetlet.
The stamps will be issued on 21 April 2021, The Queen’s actual birthday.