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. A FDC with eight stamps is listed.
Half Penny – Elizabeth Castle 1 p – La Hougue Bie (old Tomb) 2p – Portelet Bay
3p – La Corbiere Lighthouse 4p – Mont Orguei Castle at Night 5p – Arms and Royal Mace
6p – Jersey Cow 9p- Chart of English Channel.
Monuments of Jersey on Stamps – Europa -1978
The theme for 1978 EUROPA stamps was Monuments. 30 Countries issued stamps on Monuments .Jersey post issued a set of three stamps on Monuments under EUROPA series on 01 May 1978.
The Monuments on stamps are
6p – Mont Orgueil Castle -Overlooks harbour of Gorey. Opened in 1204
8p-St Aubin’s Fort-Built in 1542 by Sir Henry Cornish
101/2p-Eliazabeth Castle- Built in 16th Century to augument Mont Orgueil and named after Queen Elizabeth I
The First Cover features St George’s Chapel Mont Orgueil Castle.