19 August 2020
#GuernseyTogether — COVID-19 Charity Issue (Children’s Contest Winners)
Date of Issue: 19 August 2020
Designer: Guernsey Post Children’s Contest – Karlan Marriot (age 5), Olivia Le Tisser (age 6), Alexis Drummy (age 8), Danny King (age 8), Joe de Carteret (age 10), Lillyella O’Brien (age 10), Oliver Blake (age 11), Phoebe Smart (age 13)
Values: 4 values, 2 x 50p, 68p, 85p, 95p
Process: Offset Lithography
Stamp Size: n/a
Sheet: 10 (2 designs per sheet)
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, “This special stamp issue called #GuernseyTogether will be due out later this year and proceeds will raise money for 2 local charities”.
First Day Cover: