Stamps on Jersey Motor-Cycle and Light Car Club -Jersey 1980

Stamps on Jersey Motor-Cycle and Light Car Club -Jersey 1980

Stamps on Jersey Motor-Cycle and Light Car Club issued by Jersey on 24 Jul 1980.

7p – Three Lap event      9p – Jersey International Car Road race.

13.5 p – Scrambling          15p – Sand Racing (Saloon Cars)

17.5p – National Hill Climb

JERSEY FDC CARS
JERSEY 1980- JERSEY MOTOR-CYCLE AND LIGHT CAR CLUB.
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Jersey Butterflies and Moths – 2012.

Jersey Butterflies and Moths – 2012.

Jersey issued a set of stamps and a miniature sheet of three stamps on Butterflies and moths on 08 May 2012.

UK Large – Large Emerald – No Face Value , Face value on date of issue 88p

Local Large – Queen of Spain (Fritillary)- No Face Value , Face value on date of issue 68p

International Mail- Red Admiral – No Face Value , Face value on date of issue 70p

JERSEY MS BUTTERFLIES
JERSEY MS 2012- BUTTERFLIES & Moths.

Jersey 1986 –60th Birthday Queen Elizabeth II.

Jersey 1986 –60th Birthday Queen Elizabeth II.

Jersey issued a stamp on 21 Apr 1986 to mark 60th Birthday of Queen Elizabeth II. A First Day Cover with stamp is listed. Print run 431,591.

JERSEY FDC QEII 60TH BDAY
JERSEY FDC QEII 60TH BIRTHDAY 1986.

Jersey 1977 – Silver Jubilee Queen Elizabeth II.

Jersey 1977 – Silver Jubilee Queen Elizabeth II.

Jersey issued a stamp on 16 Nov 1977 to mark Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth reign. A First Day Cover with stamp is listed.

JERSEY FDC QE II SJ
JERSEY FDC QE II SILVER JUBILEE.

 

Years of Halley’s Comet – Stamps of Jersey 1986.

Years of Halley’s Comet – Stamps of Jersey 1986.

Halley’s Comet is a short period comet visible every 75-76 years. It last appeared in 1986 and the next appearance is likely on 28 July 2061. It was discovered in 1758 by Edmond Halley and hence the name Halley’s Comet.

Jersey issued a set of three stamps tracing the history and years of the appearance of Halley’s Comet. The Bayeux tapestry which chronicles the battle of Hastings in 1066 also mentions the appearance of Halley’s comet in 1066.

10p – 912 AD -When Rollo the Viking was settling into the Dukedom of Normandy. 1066 AD -Battle of Hastings and Bayeux Tapestry.

22p -1301 AD -The comet looked down on Giotto painting his magnificent “Adoration of Magi” and included as an untimely star of Bethlehem.  In 1682 when Halley was forming the theory of periodic return.

31p- In 1910 -it coincided with the first voyage of mail steamer ‘Caesarea’ (the Roman name for Jersey) and opening of New Main Post Office at St Helier. In 1986 it made its last appearance.

An FDC with these three beautiful stamps tracing the Years of Comet and events in History is listed.

JERSEY FDC HALLEY'S COMET
JERSEY FDC1986- YEARS OF HALLEY’S COMET

Jersey -Millenium Last Day Cover Envelope 1999.

Jersey -Millenium Last Day Cover Envelope 1999.

JERSEY LAST DAY MILLENIUM COVER
JERSEY LAST DAY MILLENIUM COVER 1999.
JERSEY LAST DAY MILLENIUM COVER BACK
JERSEY LAST DAY MILLENIUM COVER 1999.

The 12 Parishes of Jersey – Maxim Cards- St Martin, Grouville.

The 12 Parishes of Jersey – Maxim Cards- St Martin, Grouville.

The Channel Islands of Jersey is divided into twelve administrative districts or Parishes. All Parishes have a coastline and share a name with ancient Parish churches. Jersey issued a set of 13 Stamps on Parishes of Jersey on 29 Jan 1976. Maxim Cards are listed.

St Martin   Grouville.

St Martin–  It has a Population of 3763 (2011 Census).Nations Capital. St Martin of Tours is the Patron Saint of St Martin and Grouville. Their badges are similar. Both Badges are based on arms of the King of Hungary. It has seven bars to distinguish it from St Martin of Grouville. 10p stamp features this Parish.

JERSEY MC ST MARTIN
JERSEY MC 1979 – ST MARTIN PARISH

Grouville – Louis XI believed that Kings of Hungary were descendants from St Martin born in Hungary. Their arms of eight bars of red and silver were placed on the saint’s shrine in Cathedral of Tours. 6p stamp features this Parish.

JERSEY MC GROUVILLE
JERSEY MC 1979- GROUVILLE PARISH