Guernsey Joins the Post & Go Family

From Guernsey Post

GUERNSEY POST JOINS ROYAL MAIL POST & GO

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.