50th Anniversary - Philatelic Independence

Description

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

When the States of Guernsey took over the running of postal services from HM Government in 1969, the island began to design and produce stamps through its own philatelic bureau.

This stamp issue depicts stamps from a private collection belonging to Guernseyman, Doric Sarre, who began collecting stamps when he was 10 years old, Mr Sarre collection spans from 1969 to the present day.

Specification

Date of Issue 1 October 2019
Designer Two Degrees North
Values 48p, 65p, 66p, 80p, 90p, 98p
Process Offset Lithography
Stamp Size 36mm deep x 41.35mm wide
Paper Tullis Russell High Reading Yellow/Green Phosphor Gummed Stamp Paper 103gsm
Sheet 10
Perforation 14.44 x 14.51
Cylinder A

50th Anniversary - Philatelic Independence