First Definitive Issue of Jersey 1969.

First Definitive Issue of Jersey 1969.

Jersey issued its first definitive stamps on 01 Oct 1969. A total of 15 stamps were issued featuring various themes. Two First Day Covers are listed with 11 stamps.

1 sh -Mont Orgueil Castle by Day and a portrait of  QE II.

1′ sh 6 p – Views on Jersey, Map of England & France & English Channel.

1′ sh 9 p- Queen Elizabeth II, Coat Arms, Jewelry.

JERSEY FDC DEFS
JERSEY FDC 1969- FIRST DEFINITIVE ISSUE

 

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Paquebot Cover GB 1955 – Cunrad RMS Mauretania – Southampton

Paquebot Cover GB 1955 – Cunrad RMS Mauretania – Southampton

Under the UPU regulations, letters and cards posted at sea should be affixed with the postage stamps of the country under which the vessel is registered. the Postal rates of such country shall apply. If the vessel is at a port when the postcard or letter is handed over it is required to be affixed with stamps of the country in whose waters the vessel is docked. Though not stated in practice, letters with stamps of the country of last port of call are also accepted.

A Paquebot cover posted at Sea onboard Cunrad RMS Mauretania on 29 Jul 1955 with GB stamp postmarked and cancelled at Southampton seaport. The cover was to be delivered in the USA.

PAQUEBOT GB RMS MAURITANIA
PAQUEBOT GB 1955 -Cunrad RMS MAURETANIA
PAQUEBOT GB RMS MAURITANIA FRONT
PAQUEBOT GB 1955 -Cunrad RMS MAURETANIA

Paquebot Cover 1961 – RMS ANDES -Gothenburg

Paquebot Cover 1961 – RMS ANDES -Gothenburg

Under the UPU regulations, letters and cards posted at sea should be affixed with the postage stamps of the country under which the vessel is registered. the Postal rates of such country shall apply. If the vessel is at a port when the postcard or letter is handed over it is required to be affixed with stamps of the country in whose waters the vessel is docked. Though not stated in practice, letters with stamps of the country of last port of call are also accepted.

A Paquebot cover posted on high Seas onboard RMS Andes on 26 Jun1961 with GB stamp postmarked and cancelled at Goteberg or Gothenburg a Swedish seaport on27 Jun 1961. The cover was to be delivered in the USA.

PAQUEBOT GB ANDES GOTEBERG
PAQUEBOT GB 1961- RMS ANDES GOTEBERG.
PAQUEBOT GB ANDES GOTEBERG CANC
PAQUEBOT GB 1961- RMS ANDES GOTEBERG.

Stamp Centenary – Turks & Caicos Islands 1967.

Stamp Centenary – Turks & Caicos Islands 1967.

Turks Island issued a set of three stamps featuring Queen Victoria on 04 Apr 1867. To commemorate the centenary of these stamps a set of three stamps was issued on 01 May 1967. These stamps with Queen Elizabeth II feature the first stamps on 1867.

A First Day Cover is listed and the cancellation features  Ship.

TURKS & CAICOS STAMP CENT
TURKS & CAICOS ISLANDS 1967 – STAMP CENTENARY

Paquebot Cover 1967 – SS Chusan -Narvik -USA

Paquebot Cover 1967 – SS Chusan -Narvik -USA

A Paquebot cover posted on board SS Chusan with GB stamp postmarked and cancelled at Narvik Norway on 08 Jul 1967. The cover was to be delivered in the USA. It is ink signed by Mail officer of SS Chusan.

PAQUEBOT SS CHUSAN
PAQUEBOT SS CHUSAN 1967

Paquebot Cover 1958 – SS Chusan -Norheimsund -USA

Paquebot Cover 1958 – SS Chusan -Norheimsund -USA

A Paquebot cover posted on the High seas on board SS Chusan with GB stamp postmarked and cancelled at Norheimsund Norway on 09 Aug  1965. The cover was to be delivered in the USA. It is ink signed by Mail officer of SS Chusan.

PAQUEBOT SS CHUSAN 1
PAQUEBOT SS CHUSAN 1965.

Paquebot Cover 1965 – RMS Andes -Helsinki -USA

Paquebot Cover 1965 – RMS Andes -Helsinki -USA

A Paquebot cover posted on the High seas on board RMS “Andes” with GB stamps &  postmarked and cancelled at Helsinki Finland on 24 Jul 1965. The cover was to be delivered in USA.

PAQUEBOT SS ANDES
PAQUEBOT RMS ANDES 1965