Jersey 2015 Victory and Liberation

From Stamps of the World

  • Commemorates the 70th anniversary of Jersey's liberation after WWII and 50th anniversary of the death of Sir Winston Churchill
  • Issue date : 9th May 2015
  • Designed by : Hat Trick Design Consultancy
  • Printed by : Cartor Security Printers of France
  • Sheet Format: 10 (2 by 5)
  • Stamp Size: height 30mm x width 40mm.
  • Perforations : 12.9 x 13.2
  • To be Withdrawn: 9th May 2017

47p ~ ‘V’ with inscription ‘9TH MAY 1945’, and pennants
57p ~ 'V' with Royal Naval destroyer HMS Beagle (on which German forces surrendered)
64p ~ 'V' with Arms of Jersey (three golden lions)
73p ~ 'V' with the SS Vega (Red Cross relief supply ship which arrived off Jersey from Lisbon, December 31, 1944), and map of its route
85p ~ ‘V’ for Victory set in stonework of St Helier’s Royal Square
95p ~ ‘V’ and microphone, noting Churchill’s broadcast to the nation at 3pm on May 8, 1945

Sheet Stamps[edit]


First Day Cover[edit]

First Day Cover

Presentation Pack[edit]

Pack (Cover)

Miniature Sheet[edit]

  • Sheet Size: Height 94mm x Width 131mm
  • Stamp height: 71½mm High x Width 58mm.
  • Print process : Intaglio (Combination Recess and Offset Lithography}
  • Engraved by: Martin Mörck from a Photo by Yousuf Karsh
  • Perforations : 13 x 13.25

£3 ~ portrait of Churchill after a photography by Yousef Karsh, taken in Canada, December 1941
Border bears quotation from Churchill's 'Victory' broadcast

MS Face Value £3

First Day Cover[edit]

MS First Day Cover

Presentation Pack[edit]

MS Pack (Cover)

Souvenir Sheet[edit]

  • Sheet Size: 100mm High x 150mm Wide
  • Stamp Size: height 30mm x width 40mm.
Souvenir Sheet 6 values Sold for £4.21p

First Day Cover[edit]


Presentation Pack[edit]

SS Pack (Cover)