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February 2021 Guernsey ATM Stamps

Not to be outdone by Jersey, Guernsey also issued a set of six ATM stamps celebrating “Bailiwick Planes. There are two series of these labels, one imprinted “Envoy House”. Each of the series are available as strips of 6 different labels and a collectors set of the G series is available with 6 strips of each value. One of the labels in each series depicts the Blue Island ATR-72 flying over St. Peter Port. Below the tail of the aircraft the two piers enclosing the harbor can be seen. Castle Breakwater L/H is visible on the lower right pierhead and White Rock Pier L/H is visible on the other. Both are circled in red for clarity.

White Rock Pier L/H & Castle Breakwater L/H | 17 Feb 2021 | B series White Rock Pier L/H & Castle Breakwater L/H | 17 Feb 2021 | B series

 

White Rock Pier L/H & Castle Breakwater L/H | 17 Feb 2021 | G series White Rock Pier L/H & Castle Breakwater L/H | 17 Feb 2021 | G series

 

Thanks to Jaap for information about this issue.

See more lighthouse stamps from Guernsey here.

February 2021 Jersey ATM Stamps

On 17 February 2021 Jersey Post issued a set of six Post & Go ATM stamps (frama labels) commemorating it’s coastal towers. These towers were built as coastal defense towers and one of the six depicted here, Noirmont Tower is now used as a lighthouse. The label showing Victoria Tower also shows St. Catherine’s Breakwater L/H in the background. La Corbière L/H is shown in silhouette on the label showing La Rocco Tower.

Noirmont Point L/H | 17 Feb 2021 Noirmont Point L/H | 17 Feb 2021

 

St. Catherine's Breakwater L/H | 17 Feb 2021 St. Catherine's Breakwater L/H | 17 Feb 2021

 

La Corbière L/H | 17 Feb 2021 La Corbière L/H | 17 Feb 2021

 

Thanks to Jaap and Michael for information about this issue.

See more lighthouse stamps from Jersey here.