Post & Go Kiosk to be installed at Guernsey Post HQ

Guernsey Post is delighted to announce that it is to install a Post & Go Kiosk in Guernsey, giving its philatelic customers the opportunity to purchase a range of Post & Go products.

The installation of the kiosk at Envoy House, Guernsey Post’s headquarters in St Peter Port, follows the announcement in February this year that Guernsey was the second postal administration to join the Royal Mail Post & Go family.

With a launch date of 2 September, stamps depicting the Guernsey flag will be available for collectors to print in strips of six with the words “Envoy House” on the overprint and also displaying the weights. They will be available to purchase in the following values:

Gsy letter up to 100g – 42p

UK letter up to 100g – 56p

Gsy large letter up to 100g – 57p

EUR letter up to 20g – 62p

ROW letter up to 20g – 68p

UK large letter up to 100g – 77p

A strip will cost £3.62

Guernsey Post’s acting head of philatelic, Bridget Yabsley explains: “The response to our Post & Go stamps has been very positive and they have proven to be a popular product. By installing a self-service kiosk we are offering our philatelic customers a convenient way of buying their Post & Go stamps.

“I am certain that our Post & Go products will appeal to our collectors, including those who are particularly interested in Post & Go stamps,” she added.


Guernsey Post – Rate Changes

From the Guernsey Post Web Site

Guernsey Post have announced their 2015 Post & Go rate changes. Please note some of the wording has changed as well.

GY Letter up to 100g              – 42p

UK Letter up to 100g              – 56p

GY Large Letter up to 100g    – 57p

Europe Letter up to 20g        – 62p

ROW Letter up to 20g           – 68p

UK Large Letter up to 100g  – 77p

The changes come into effect on the 1st May 2015, and will first be seen on GG01 at Messe Essen and Europhilex


Guernsey Joins the Post & Go Family

From Guernsey Post


Guernsey Post is delighted to announce that it has joined the Royal Mail Post & Go family, with its first series of Guernsey Post & Go stamps to be released on 18th February 2015 featuring the Guernsey Flag.

Guernsey Post is the second postal administration to join Royal Mail Post & Go, which is a new and exciting way to begin or enhance a stamp collection.

Guernsey Post’s head of philatelic, Dawn Gallienne explained: “Post & Go stamps are overprinted with the postage on demand, each carrying unique identification numbers depending on the machine and session number of where they are issued.

“We are very excited to join the Royal Mail Post & Go family and to offer our customers a new product which complements our existing stamps,” she added.

Guernsey’s distinctive red, white and gold flag features the St George’s Cross and incorporates a uniquely shaped gold cross taken from the flag of William the Conqueror.  It was adopted by the States of Guernsey on 30 April 1985 and first flown on 9 May 1985 – the 40th anniversary of the island’s Liberation from the Occupation of WWII.

The stamps will be available in values of GY Letter, GY Large Letter, UK Letter, UK Large Letter and International Letter up to 20g, International Letter up to 40g at Stampex.

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From IAR

The Guernsey kiosk GG01 will be to the latest standard, with speakers and side pod enabled. It will be on the Post & Go Stand at Stampex Spring alongside JE01 from Jersey.