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19 August 2020

#AlderneySpirit — COVID-19 Charity Issue (Children’s Contest Winners)

Alderney: #AlderneySpirit (COVID-19 Charity Stamps), 19 August. Images from GULFMANN STAMPS WORLD BLOG.

Technical Specifications:

Date of Issue: 19 August 2020
Designer: Guernsey Post Children’s Contest – Grace Chapman (age 7), Eli Maurice (age 7), Hollie Maurice (age 9), Isla Cawain (age 7)
Values: 50p, 68p, 85p, 95p
Printer: bpost
Process: Offset Lithography
Stamp Size: 28mm deep x 45mm wide
Paper: 419 Self Adhesive
Sheet: 10
Perforation: Simulated Perforation
Cylinder: A

On 4 May 2020, Guernsey Post announced two competitions for local children to produce designs for two sets of stamps to be issued on 19 August 2020 to commemorate the people’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic  a set of 8 stamps to have the name of Guernsey printed on them (for children in school years 1 – 12 from Guernsey, Herm and Sark) and a set of 4 stamps to have the name of Alderney printed on them (competition for Alderney children only “aged 1-11“.

According to the press release, “All proceeds from the sale of the stamps will be donated to the Alderney Helping Hands project”.


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