Monday, March 28, 2011

Jersey Commemorates the 85th Birthday of the Queen

On the 21St of April 2011, the Jersey Post will celebrate the 85th birthday of HM The Queen Elizabeth with a £3 commemorative stamp in which she is portrayed during Her 2005 visit to Jersey. The stamp and Souvenir Miniature Sheet, were designed by Sally Diamond Ferbrache from photographs supplied the Jersey Evening Post. The First Day Cover envelopes photograph is by Marcus Adams, Camera Press London. The Presentation Packs photographs are by Richard SLade, Camera Press London and Ian Lloyd of Gamma, Camera Press London. The Stamps were printed by Cartor Security Printing, of France by the four color offset lithographyprocess and include metallic silver ink in sheets of four (2 across x 2 down). The Stamp measures 37.50mm x 51.00mm. The Souvenir Miniature Sheet has a size 150mm x 100mm. All Stamp product designs are © Jersey Post Ltd 2011. In addition to mint and CTO stamps and Souvenir Miniature Sheets, official First Day Cover enveopes and Presentation Packs will be available from the Jersey Philatetic Bureau, Postal Headquarters, JERSEY JE1 lAB, at the shop in Broad Street Post Office, or by the Internet at: http://www.jerseystamps.com/ .