50th Anniversary - Postal Independence

Products in this Issue

Presentation Pack A convenient and attractive method of displaying and storing Guernsey Post commemorative and definitive stamp issues is the presentation pack folder. Housed in a proprietary stock card, to which is at..

Price £5.37

Set of 6 Stamps We are proud to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Guernsey's Postal Independence with a set of vibrant stamps and products that depict some of the key developments since Guernsey became an independent..

Price £4.47

First Day Cover The Philatelic Bureau offers a first day cover service in respect of all stamp issues. A set of stamps is affixed to an unaddressed, specially designed envelope and it is cancelled with a special pict..

Price £5.67

Souvenir Sheet A small sheet containing one of each stamp from the issue, set against an illustrated background...

Price £4.47

Souvenir Sheet First Day Cover The Philatelic Bureau offers a first day cover service in respect of all stamp issues. A set of stamps is affixed to an unaddressed, specially designed envelope and it is cancelled with a special pict..

Price £5.67

Souvenir Sheet Pack Insert A pack insert is a backing board with a clear pocket containing the souvenir sheet with this issue. It is hole punched in order to insert it into our presentation pack binder. If you like to collect p..

Price £4.67

Sheets of 10 Some of our stamp issues are produced in sheets of ten. This enables collectors to obtain cost-effective sheets of each value with the name of the designer, printer and printer’s information and ‘traf..

Price £44.70

Limited Edition Uncut Imperforate Souvenir Sheet Containing one Souvenir Sheet this Uncut Press Sheet, also known as a master sheet or printers sheet, are how most stamps are printed. They are on large sheets that are run through a printing process ..

Price £15.00

Description

The 1st October 2019 sees Guernsey Post celebrating our 50th anniversary of Postal Independence.

We are delighted to be issuing a vibrant set of stamps that depict some of the key developments since Guernsey became an independent post administration on 1 October 1969.

48p: Guernsey Post rebrand and postboxes are painted blue in 1980.

65p: 1993 local postcodes introduced in line with UK postal system.

66p: Automation introduced in 2003, latest sorting machines installed in 2014.

80p: Electric vans introduced to vehicle fleet in May 2017.

90p: Internet ordering explosion increase parcel deliveries.

98p: 2001 Post Office commercialised, Guernsey Post Ltd move to new headquarters at Envoy House.

Specification

Date of Issue 1 October 2019
Designer Joseph Smith (Mojoe)
Printer bpost
Values 48p, 65p, 66p, 80p, 90p, 98p
Process Offset Lithography
Stamp Size 40mm deep x 40mm wide
Paper 445 Gummed FSC Securpost 110 GPW
Sheet 10
Perforation 1.1 x 1.667
Cylinder A

50th Anniversary - Postal Independence