Jersey new issues - flora & fauna

Jersey new issues - flora & fauna

Post by Ian Billing » Fri, 27 Apr 2001 23:17:55



Jersey Post Office will issue two nature sets this summer.

Europa 22 May 2001 - Water - nature's treasure
This set will comprise 6 stamps and a miniature sheet as follows:

23p Agile Frog (Rana dalmatina)
26p Trout (Salmo trutta)*
37p White Water Lily (Nymphaea alba)*
41p Common blue damselfly (enallagma cyathigerum)
46p Palmate Newt (Triturus helveticus)
66p Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula)
MS 1.50 Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis).
    The lower values will be in sheets of 10 with fully illustrated borders.
Only the 26p and 37p bear the EUROPA logo.  Stamps printed in off-set litho
by BDT International Security Printing, Dublin.

3 July 2001 - Birds of Prey
23p Long-eared owl (Asio otus)
26p Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)
37p Short-eared owl (Asio flammeus)
41p Marsh Ahrrier (Circus aeruginosus)
46p Sparrowhawk (Accipter nisus)
66p Tawney Owl (Strix aluco)
MS 1.50 - Barn Owl (Tyto alba)
Prestige Book 10.76 contains 6 x 23p, 3 x 26p, 5 x 37p, 3 x 41p, 3 x 46p, 4
x 66p and 1 x 1.50, doubtless in a myriad of se-tenant combinations.
    Stamps printed in off-set litho sheets of 10 with illustrated borders by
Cartor Security Printing of France.

The proofs on the publicity sheets are really impressive.  They should be on
the Jersey Post website at www.jerseypost.com , contact them at

Ian Billings
Norvic Philatelics

http://members.nbci.com/norvic/intro2.htm