Pre-2014 Stamp Issues


Dutch Cottage 1618

 

Dutch Cottage 1618 Canvey Island











Issued: 26 Nov 2010 Production: 300 Size: 25x25mm Ref: CLP261110S

The first stamp issued by the Canvey Island Local Post. The Dutch Cottage was built in 1618 by Dutch settlers and is the oldest Dutch style building surviving on the island. Used as a residential dwelling until 1952, it is now a museum owned by the local authority. It is undoubtedly the iconic landmark of Canvey Island. First Day Covers, FDI postcards also issued in limited editions.


Salute to the Few 1940

 










Issued: 27 Nov 2010 Production: 210 Size: 40x30mm Ref: CLP271110S

Issued to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain and salute to the pilots and aircraft, a common sight over Canvey Island during the period. Stamp shows an original 1940 Hawker Hurricane battle veteran operated by the RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight. Photo: Arpingstone. First Day Covers, FDI postcards also issued in limited editions.

Chapman Light & Buoy

 

Chapman Light and Bell Buoy Canvey Island


Issued: 15 Dec 2011 Production: 500 Size: 18x25mm Ref: CLP151211S

A miniature stamp (block of 4 illustrated above) showing the Chapman Light which operated in the Thames Estuary from 1851 to 1957, and the modern Chapman Bell Buoy which now warns mariners of the dangerous Chapman Sands. First Day Covers, FDI postcards also issued in limited editions.

Queen Elizabeth II - Diamond Jubilee 1952-2012

 

Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee

Issued: 01 June 2012 Production: 180 Size: 24x32mm Ref: CLP010612S

A single stamp commemorating HM Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee, celebrating 60 years reign from 1952 to 2012. A very limited issue of only 180 stamps. First Day Covers, FDI postcards also issued in limited editions.

30th Olympic Games - London 2012

 

London Olympics Mountain Bike Event

 










Issued: 02 July 2012 Production: 240 Size: 24x54mm Ref: CLP020712S

Commemorating the 30th Olympic Games London 2012 and the hosting of the Mountain Bike Event at Hadleigh Farm, Castle Point Borough, Essex. Photo: Chris Beach. First Day Covers, FDI postcards also issued in limited editions.

The 'Great Tide' 60th Anniversary 1953-2013

 

Great Tide 1953 Canvey Island stamp set

 

Issued: 31 Jan 2013 Production: 60 Sets Size: 40x30mm Ref: CLP310113S

A four stamp set commemorating the severe flooding of the East Coast of England including Canvey island and the Netherlands, on the night of 31st January 1953. The Flood , Rescue, Rebuilding and In Memory are depicted in the stamps. First Day Covers, FDI postcards also issued in limited editions.


Want to buy these stamps?

Current and past stamp issues from the Canvey Island Local Post are available from Alpha Thematics on eBid (subject to availability).