28 October 2020
Christmas — Santa’s Visit 2020
Date of Issue: 28 October 2020
Designer: Steve Winstanley
Values: 45p, 50p, 68p, 70p, 85p, 95p, £1.02
Process: Offset Lithography
Stamp Size: 30mm deep x 40mm wide
Paper: 419 Self Adhesive
Perforation: Simulated Perforation
Die-cut: 36mm deep x 46mm wide
Anyone who has visited Guernsey during the festive season will have experienced the magical atmosphere and events, which take place around the Island during November and December.
Without doubt, one of the most memorable events in Guernsey’s festive calendar is the Christmas lights switch on – an important job, which, for several decades, has been carried out by Santa, accompanied by his Chief Elf. Having arrived by lifeboat Santa joins the annual festive parade where he is accompanied by many colourful fairy-tale characters.
45p Stamp: Arriving on the RNLI Lifeboat
50p Stamp: Driving a GPL Electric Post Van
68p Stamp: Scales Les Hanois Lighthouse
70p Stamp: Rides the Market Square Donkey
85p Stamp: Reindeer fires the noon day gun!
95p Stamp: Elves dress up Guernsey Cow
£1.02 Stamp: Skating on the Reservoir