Christmas 2018: Jersey Christmas Jumpers

Christmas jumpers, with both novelty and traditional designs, have become an increasingly popular mainstay of the British Christmas tradition. Popularised by television personalities in the 1980s, they are now highly sought-after in the build up to Christmas, worn at home as well as at schools and workplaces, often on special ‘Christmas jumper days’.

Issue Date: 19.11.2018, Designer: True North, Printer: Cartor Security Printing, France, Process: offset lithography with a gold metallic ink with gloss varnish, Colours: Four Colour, Size: Stamp die size 36mm deep x 36mm wide

70th BirthDay of HRH The Prince of Wales

The 70th birthday of HRH Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales, was celebrated on 22nd May, 2018 during a 70th Birthday Patronage Celebration in the gardens of Buckingham Palace.

Issue Date: 14.11.2018, Designer: Photograph @ Anthony Buckley & Constantine, London, Printer: Cartor Security Printing, France, Process: Offset Lithography with Hot Silver Foil, Colours: Four Colour, Size: Stamp die size 51mm deep x 37.5mm wide

 

 

Centenary of Votes for Women

2018 marks 100 years since the 1918 Representation of the People Act came into force in Britain and Ireland, providing some women a vote in parliamentary elections for the first time. This reform to the electoral system laid the foundations for Jersey’s own Franchise Bill, passed in 1919, enabling women to vote on the Island for the first time.

Issue Date:21.09.2018, Designer: Hat-Trick Design (London) Ltd, Printer: Southern Colour Print, New Zealand, Process: Offset lithography, Colours: 4 Colours, Size: Stamp die size 40mm x 32mm in sheets of ten stamps. Miniature Sheet overall size 92mm deep x 125mm wide, Values: 50p, 65p, 76p, 82p, 94p, £1.12

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