Endangered Species – The Black Rhinoceros

Guernsey – The black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis) is the most well known of the five living rhinoceros species, thanks largely to its highly publicised international conservation drive. Also known as the hook-lipped rhinoceros, it is one of the oldest groupsRead More

#TBT Raymond Evison – 25 years of Gold

#tbt Guernsey – Raymond J. Evison OBE, VMH, is a nurseryman, lecturer, author and photographer. Born to a gardening family in 1944, his horticultural career began at the age of 15 at Treasures of Tenbury Ltd in Shropshire, England; just eightRead More

Stories from the Great War Part 4

Guernsey – This fourth issue of stamps commemorating the centenary of WWI explores Guernsey’s links to the Great War in the Air. Just over a decade before war broke out, Orville Wright piloted the first powered airplane in a flightRead More

#TBT – Endangered Species Giant Panda

#TBT  #Guernsey #Goingbackto2013issues There is only one species of Giant Panda. A member of the bear family, the Giant Panda is the only species in its genus. The animals have the digestive system of a carnivore, but have adapted to aRead More

Guernsey Folklore

Guernsey – The island of Guernsey has a rich and interesting history of legends, stories and superstitions, and to mark the creation of a new Folklore Gallery at Guernsey Museum, Guernsey Post has produced a wonderful series of stamps utilisingRead More

The Guernsey Jumper

Guernsey – ‘The humble Guernsey – Flying the flag the world over’ This stamp issue includes four stamps each depicting one of the many countries throughout the world where Guernseys are exported today. The Guernsey has not changed in design overRead More

Europa 2017 – Castles

Guernsey –  EUROPA stamps are special stamps issued by European postal administrations, which bear the official EUROPA logo. EUROPA stamp issues are among the most collected and most popular stamps in the world. Each year PostEurop’s Stamps & Philately WorkingRead More

WWF: Endangered Species Meadow Pipit

Guernsey – To celebrate the Meadow Pipit (Anthus pratensis), now classified as an endangered species in the Bailiwick, we have, in collaboration with WWF International, produced a stamp issue with stunning images created by artist Andrew Robinson. For more than 50 years, WWFRead More

Year of the Rooster

Guernsey – 43p stamp – Rooster crowing as the sun comes up 57p stamp – Standing Rooster with a cockscomb 58p stamp – Sitting Rooster with egg 64p stamp – Two Roosters pecking a Chinese cabbage 70p stamp – Two RoostersRead More