2020 marks the 150th birth anniversary of world-renowned Jersey golfer, Harry Vardon. Vardon became the Champion Golfer of the Year of The Open in 1896, 1898, 1899, 1903, 1911 and then again in 1914, at the age of 44. HeRead More
A set that includes all stamps of the series, separately.
2019 marks 50 years since the first flight of the legendary Concorde. First flown in 1969, Concorde entered service in 1976 and continued flying for the next 27 years. It is one of only two supersonic transports to have beenRead More
2020 marks 400 years since the Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, UK and on to discover the New World, now known as the United States. This anniversary is of both significant historical and cultural importance and is regarded as aRead More
Whilst it is well known that Wordsworth’s poetry was inspired by an absorbing love of nature, written among the lakes and mountains of the Lake District where he spent most of his life, we’ve pulled together a few lesser knownRead More
Beethoven composed in several musical genres and for a variety of instrument combinations. His works for symphony orchestra include nine symphonies (of which the Ninth Symphony includes a chorus), and about a dozen pieces of “occasional” music. He wrote seven concerti for one or more soloistsRead More
Magyar Posta is issuing a commemorative stamp in honour of the 250th anniversary of the birth of the celebrated German composer Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827). Fifty thousand copies of the stamp designed by the graphic artist Orsolya Kara were producedRead More
Jersey – Operation Chastise, executed on 16-17 May 1943 was the famous mission, remembered as The Dam Busters raid, that took place during WWII. On the night of 16 May 1943, nineteen uniquely adapted Avro Lancaster bombers, led by 24-year-oldRead More