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For immediate release – 16 April, 2019
Guernsey Post & Go DKU (GG03)
at Essen International Stamp Fair
Guernsey Post is delighted to announce that its Post & Go Desktop Kiosk Unit (DKU) will return to this year’s Essen International Stamp Fair, which will take place from 9-11 May in Germany.
The philatelic bureau’s DKU ‘GG03’ will vend the 50th Anniversary of the Guernsey Old Car Club (50 GOCC) stamps with an overprint message that will read: –
9-11 May 2019
Guernsey’s philatelic bureau, in collaboration with stamp agency Philagentur, will be located on Stand 1A-60 at the stamp fair.
Bridget Yabsley, head of philatelic at Guernsey Post, said: – “We are excited to be returning to Essen Stamp Fair and to be working alongside our philatelic agents Philagentur. Essen is always a very popular event in the philatelic calendar and we are delighted that our GG03 desktop kiosk will be returning and vending our new Guernsey Old Car Club stamps.”
Press enquiries to:
Sarah Amies, pr consultant + 44 (0) 1484 687040/ +44 (0) 7811 133973
Bridget Yabsley, acting head of philatelic at Guernsey Post, +44 (0)1481 733550
Guernsey Stamps is delighted to announce that its Post & Go desktop unit (DKU) GG03 will return to Guernsey Information Centre (G.I.C.) in St Peter Port from 1 April, where it will vend stamps with special overprints for cruise ship tourists, visitors and collectors.
The DKU unit will vend the bureau’s latest pictorial Post & Go stamps celebrating the 50th anniversary of the formation of Guernsey Old Car Club (GOCC). In support of the *UPU and UNESCO initiative the overprint ‘Welcome to Guernsey’ will be in Guernsey French with a location identifier.
Bianvnu à Guernesi
Also working in partnership with Visit Guernsey, an overprint message on the stamps will welcome cruise ship passengers to Guernsey’s shores, which will be updated each time a ship arrives into port. The first strips will vend on 4 April to mark the arrival of the Britannia – the overprint for this visit will read Bianvnu à Britannia
Jersey Post announces changes to its postal tariffs
Jersey Post will be amending its postal rates with effect from Tuesday 2 April 2019. The changes will see a two pence increase on the price of sending letters to the UK, Isle of Man and other Channel Islands.
Post & Go tariffs will be affected with the cost of a collectors strip increasing from £4.79 to £4.98 with the new tariffs as follows:
|Local Letter up to 100g||52p|
|Local Large up to 100g||85p|
|UK Letter up to 100g||67p|
|UK Large up to 100g||£1.15|
|Europe up to 100g||80p|
|Rest of World up to 100g||99p|
At the date of the tariff change, Jersey’s pictorial Post & Go designs Durrell: Saving Primates and the Crest of Jersey will continue to vend from the JE02 Post & Go kiosk located in Jersey Post’s Broad Street post office in St Helier. Durrell: Saving Primates will continue to vend from the JE03 kiosk at Postal Headquarters.
Up until 23 April, both the JE02 Crest of Jersey stamps and the JE03 Durrell: Saving Primates stamps will feature an overprint commemorating the 60th anniversary of Jersey Zoo, which is operated by Durrell Wildlife Conversation Trust. Durrell: Saving Primates stamps from the JE02 kiosk will not feature the overprint.
All Post & Go stamps carry identification numbers unique to the kiosk and a session number indicating where and when the stamps were issued.