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Alderney stamps for 2021

Written by catpaw

June 11, 2021

The Alderney stamps for 2021 are easy to track with only 5 sets. The topics are: Anniversary of Decimalisation, UN Year of Fruit and Veg, Prince Philip, The Secret Garden and Alderney Christmas. It’s pretty straight forward.  I’ll poke around the Alderney Post website for interesting bits ‘n bobs to share so check back periodically and see what I’ve found.

Note: The Prince Philip 100th Birthday set has been replaced with Celebrating the life of Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh. 

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Alderney stamps for 2021

February

50th Anniversary of Decimalisation

 50th Anniversary of Decimalisation Alderney stamps for 2021

50th Anniversary of Decimalisation  50th Anniversary of Decimalisation Alderney stamps for 2021

50th Anniversary of Decimalisation Alderney stamps for 2021 50th Anniversary of Decimalisation50th Anniversary of Decimalisation Alderney stamps for 2021

6 stamps, 2  FDC, cancel presentation pack, sheets of 10, souvenir sheet, pack insert 

Designer: Two degrees North
Two Degrees North work will be familiar to collectors of Guernsey, Jersey and Alderney stamps. They are behind this year’s Postcrossing series for Guernsey.
Other stamps include Guernsey 2020 Liberation 75, Alderney 2020 Ramsar, Guernsey Post 50th Anniversary in 2019 to name a few. Their first design was Guernsey Post’s 2012 Queen’s Diamond Jubilee series. In 2016 they produced their first Alderney stamps titled Alderney Longis Nature Reserve

Release date: Feb. 15, 2021 

 


 

April Alderney stamps for 2021

 
UN: International Year of Fruit and Vegetables

 UN: International Year of Fruit and Vegetables Alderney stamps for 2021

UN: International Year of Fruit and Vegetables Alderney stamps for 2021  UN: International Year of Fruit and Vegetables Alderney stamps for 2021

UN: International Year of Fruit and Vegetables Alderney stamps for 2021

8 stamps, FDC, cancel Presentation Pack. sheets of 10

Designer: Petra Palmeri

 Release date: Apr. 7, 2021


 

September

Frances Hodgson Burnett’s Secret Garden novel

Secret Garden set of 6 stamps

Set of 6 stamps, First Day Cover, Presentation Pack, Sheets, Prestige Booklet

  • 50p: 10-year-old Mary Lennox discovers the key that opens a door into the secret garden within the sprawling grounds of Misselthwaite Manor.
  • 70p: Mary sits in the secret garden with Dickon Sowerby, the brother of Mary’s maid, along with Dickon’s wild pets: Captain the fox, Soot the crow, and two squirrels named Nut and Shell.
  • 73p: Drawn by the noise of a child weeping, Mary discovers a thin, pale child lying upon a huge bed. It is Colin Craven, the son of her Uncle, Archibald Craven, master of Misselthwaite Manor.
  • £1.00: Dickon nurses a new-born lamb whilst his wild pets meet Colin for the first time, as Mary looks on.
  • £1.15: In the rose garden, the gardener Ben Weatherstaff suggests they sing the Doxology, a song they sing in church. Mary, Colin, and Ben listen whilst Dickon sings for them.
  • £1.20: A re-worked and colourised photograph of Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849 – 1924), author of The Secret Garden, taken in 1886. 

Release date: Sept. 1, 2021


 

The Life of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Life of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh cancel

Prince Philip 4 stamp set

 Life of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh souvenir sheet 

Life of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh FDC with souvenir sheet Life of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh FDC one 

Life of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh presentation pack 

Life of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh mini sheets

4 stamps, 4 sheets of 10, 2 FDCs, cancel, presentation pack w/ insert, souvenir sheet & pack

  • 50p Stamp: Sporting Interests
  • 73p Stamp: Naval Career
  • £1 Stamp: Supporting the Queen
  • £1.20 Stamp: RAF Wings

Designer: Two Degrees North

Release date: Sept. 1, 2021

 


Alderney Christmas

Set of 7 Stamps
First Day Cover
Presentation Pack
Sheets of 10

Release date: Nov. 3, 2021


 

Alderney 2021 Year set folder

Release date: Dec. 1, 2021


 

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