Jersey Post D- Day

75th Anniversary of D-Day to be commemorated by Jersey Post & Go

A new overprint commemorating the 75th anniversary of the D-Day Landings will appear on Jersey Post & Go stamps from 6 June 2019.

The commemorative overprint, which will feature the words: D-Day 75th Anniversary will be printed on Crest of Jersey stamps from Jersey Post’s JE02 kiosk and Jersey Flag stamps from Jersey Post’s JE03 kiosk from 6 June to 20 June 2019.

Jersey Post’s JE02 series Post & Go kiosk, powered by Royal Mail, is located in Jersey Post’s Broad Street post office in St Helier. The JE03 kiosk is located in the foyer at Jersey Post Headquarters, Rue Des Pres.

A limited number of collectors’ strips featuring the D-Day 75th Anniversary overprint are available to order at www.jerseystamps.com or by contacting the Jersey Philatelic Bureau on:

00 44 (0)1534 616717. (Ends)

If you require any further information please contact Rachel MacKenzie, Philatelic Marketing Manager, on + 44 (0)1534 616724 or email rachel.mackenzie@jerseypost.com

Guernsey Post at Messe Essen

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: –

Messe Essen

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.”

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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

ENDS

Jersey 2019 Post & Go Rates

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.