Jersey 1981 Arms of Jersey Definitive Issue

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  • Issued: 24th February 1981 (½p-10p), 28th July 1981 (11p-15p & 20p),23rd February 1982 (25p,30p-50p & £1), 17th November 1983 (£5),25th October 1985 (16p & 17p), 23rd April 1987 (75p) & 26th April 1988 (18p,19p & 26p)
  • Designer: Gordon Drummond (½p-£1) & Courvoisier Studios from a Photo by Norman Hepple (£5)
  • Print Process: Offset Lithography by House of Questa (½p-£1) or in Photogravure by Courvoisier (£5)
  • Sheet Formats: ½p to 75p in Sheets 50 (10 x 5). £1 in Sheets of 25 (5 by 5) & £5 in Sheets of 10 (5 x 2)
  • Stamp Sizes 20½mm x 24½mm (½p-75p), 41mm x 24½mm (£1) & 34mm x 52mm (£5)
  • Paper Variants: Matt and Glazed Papers Exist Perf 15 x 14. Matt recorded on 2p,3p,9p*,12p*,13p,14p & 15p. Glazed also found on 2p,3p,12p*,14p & 15p. Following Values exist on Glazed Paper only: 1p,4p,5p,6p,10p*11p*,13p,16p,17p,18p,19p,20p,26p,30p,40p,50p & 75p. The * = Booklet Pane only!
  • Perforations: 14. (½p to £1) & Sheet Reprints of 9p, 11p & 12p. New Values 15x14 (16p,17p,18p,19p,26p & 75p);15x14 Sheet Reprints 1p,2p,3p,4p,5p,6p,13p,14p,15p,16p,20p,30p,40p & 50p :12½ x 12 (£5). The ½p, 7p,8p, £1 & £5 were not reprinted & exist in original perf type only.
  • Note: 9p,10p,11p & 12p exist with Perf 15 x 14, these are from Booklet panes only issued between 1984-88.
  • Stamp Sizes: 20½mm x 24½mm (½p-75p), 41mm x 24½mm (£1) & 34mm x 52mm (£5)
  • Withdrawn: ½p on 31st December 1985; 1p to 10p on 31st January 1991; 11p to 20p on 31st March 1991; 25p to 75p on 30th April 1991; £1 on 31st March 1990; £2 on 30th April 1997.
  • Note: (½p to 4p) show Gordon Drummond in Lower Case and (5p to £1) Show GORDON DRUMMOND in Capitals. No Value exists with both Styles.
  • The 1986 £1 Queen Elizabeth II 60th Birthday Commemorative replaced £1 Map Definitive. Click on: Jersey 1986 60th Birthday of Queen Elizabeth II

Sheet Stamps[edit]

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8p
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10p
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18p
19p
20p
25p
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30p
40p
50p
75p
£1
£5

First Day Covers[edit]

FDC - 24th February 1981
FDC - 28th July 1981
FDC - 23rd February 1982
FDC - 17th November 1983

Additional Values (Perf 15 x 14)[edit]

16p & 17p. FDC - 25th October 1985
75p. FDC - 23rd April 1987
18p, 19p & 26p. FDC - 26th April 1988

Presentation Packs[edit]

Pack (Cover)
Pack (Cover)
Pack (Cover)
Pack (Cover)

Sachet Booklets (1981-88)[edit]

  • Loose Arms Definitive Stamps inside can be either perf type. But 1981 normally would contain only Perf 14. (Issued before first Perf 15 x 14 type appeared 19th April 1983)
  • 1981 & 1983 Sachet Covers are very similar
  • 1981 Contains (2 x 7p) + (2 x 3p) = 20p
  • 1983 Contains (1 x 11p) + (1 x 8p) + (2 x ½p) = 20p
  • 1984 Contains (2 x 9p) + (1 x 12p) = 30p
  • 1985 Contains (1 x 1p) + (3 x 3p) + (4 x 10p) = 50p
20p Booklet (Cover) FDI 24th February 1981 (Pale Blue)
20p Booklet (Cover) FDI 19th April 1983 (Pale Green)
30p Booklet (Cover) FDI 3rd January 1984
50p Booklet (Cover) FDI 15th April 1985
50p Booklet (Cover) FDI 1st April 1986
50p Booklet (Cover) FDI 6th April 1987
50p Booklet (Cover) FDI 17th May 1988

Booklets (Perf 14)[edit]

  • Panes of 6 (3 by 2).See Cover for Contents.
£1.32p Booklet (Cover) FDI 24th February 1981
£1.20p Booklet (Cover) FDI 1st December 1981
£1.32p Booklet (Cover) FDI 19th April 1983

Booklet Pane (Perf 14) First Day Covers[edit]

  • Panes of 6 (3 by 2) Month and Year printed below Stamp 5 in the Margin
FDC 24th February 1981 (1p x 6) + (3p x 6).From £1.32 De Bagot Booklet
FDC 24th February 1981 (7p x 6) + (10p x 6).From £1.32 De Bagot Booklet

Booklets (Perf 15 x 14)[edit]

  • Panes of 6 (3 by 2) See Cover for Contents
£2.16p Booklet (Cover) FDI 27th April 1984
£3.12p Booklet (Cover) FDI 1st April 1986
£3.60p Booklet (Cover) FDI 6th April 1987
£3.84p Booklet (Cover) FDI 17th May 1988

Booklet Panes of 6 (Perf 14)[edit]

  • From £1.32p De Bagot Booklet Issued on 24th February 1981
(1p x 6) Date Imprint February 1981
(3p x 6) Date Imprint February 1981
(7p x 6) Date Imprint February 1981
(10p x 6) Date Imprint February 1981
  • From £1.20p Poingdestre Booklet Issued on 1st December 1981
(1p x 6) Date Imprint December 1981
(2p x 6) Date Imprint December 1981
(7p x 6) Date Imprint December 1981
(10p x 6) Date Imprint December 1981
  • From £1.32p Bisson Booklet Issued on 19th April 1983
(1p x 6) Date Imprint April 1983
(2p x 6) Date Imprint April 1983
(8p x 6) Date Imprint April 1983
(11p x 6) Date Imprint April 1983

Booklet Panes of 6 (Perf 15 x 14)[edit]

  • From £2.16p Robin Booklet Issued on 27th April 1984
(3p x 6) Date Imprint April 1984
(9p x 6) Date Imprint April 1984
(12p x 6) Date Imprint April 1984
  • From £3.12p Messervy Booklet Issued on 1st April 1986
(2p x 6) Date Imprint April 1986
(10p x 6) Date Imprint April 1986
(14p x 6) Date Imprint April 1986
  • From £3.60p Fiott Booklet Issued on 6th April 1987
(4p x 6) Date Imprint April 1987
(11p x 6) Date Imprint April 1987
(15p x 6) Date Imprint April 1987
  • From £3.84p Malet Booklet Issued on 17th May 1988
(4p x 6) Date Imprint May 1988
(12p x 6) Date Imprint May 1988
(16p x 6) Date Imprint May 1988