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Guernsey Postal Services 2010 Issue
Designed by Ketih Robinson

Europa: Children's Books

The Guernsey Postal Service has issued three new stamps that have postage values of 45p, 50p and 2 pounds named "Europa: Childrens Books" on the 4th of May 2010. These stamps are being issued to celebrate this years Post Europa theme of children's books. Guernsey Post has created their very own fictional children's character, Penny the Postie. The story is a delightful locally set story that sees Penny embark on an amazing journey. On her journey she comes across a strange old postbox and finds herself on a desert island helping a pirate outwit the mean Captain Bullybones who has stolen his ship. But will Penny be able to get home to Guernsey? Find out when you purchase the book from the Guernsey Post.

"Europa: Childrens Books" stamps can be purchased as a set of 3, Souvenir Sheet, Sheets of 10, Presentation Pack and FDC. The size of the 45p stamp is 36mm x 36mm and the size or the 50p and 2 pounds stamps is 38.1mm x 50.8mm. Stamp perforation size is 13.5 for the smaller stamp and 14 for the 2 larger stamps using the 2cm reference. The Souvenir sheet size is 140mm x 210mm. They will be printed by BDT International using the Offset Lithography printing process with 110gsm PVA adhesive paper.


Europa: Children's Books FDC


Europa: Children's Books Souvenir Sheet


Europa: Children's Books Sheets of 10

To order these stamps or to learn more go to http://www.guernseystamps.com/ Use the Universal currency conversion tool at www.xe.com/ucc/convert.cgi to convert currency.

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