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1 February 2022

QEII Platinum Jubilee Stamps!

 To celebrate and commemorate the Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, the Canvey Island Local Post is proud to announce the release of two stamps sharing the same design.

The design features a contemporary photo portrait of HM The Queen, who accession to the throne was on 6 February, 1952, and the official Platinum Jubilee (70 years) logo.

QEII Platinum Jubilee large format stamp

CLP060222L (CP056)

For Cycle Express mail a horizontal large format stamp (catalogue no. CP056) will be issued, and for standard foot mail, a smaller stamp (CP057) will be released bearing the same design.

QEII Platinum Jubilee standard format stamp

CLP060222S (CP057)

Both stamps will be used until exhausted from stock. Collector's can obtain copies from our normal philatelic agent, Alpha Thematic on Ebid UK.



18 May 2015

VE Day Commemorative Cover

'Victory in Europe' 70th Anniversary 1945 - 2015

Friday 8 May 2015, saw the anniversary of VE Day (Victory in Europe Day), marking 70 years since the end of the second world war in Europe. At 2:41 a.m. on 7th May 1945, General Jodl signed the unconditional surrender of German forces, which was to take effect from 8th May at 11:01 p.m., formally ending the war in Europe.
CILP VE Day Commemorative Cover
 © 2015 CILP
Great celebrations took place across Europe and North America. In  London over a million people celebrated and packed Trafalgar Square and outside Buckingham Palace, where King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, accompanied by Winston Churchill, appeared on the balcony of the Palace to cheering crowds. Canvey Island celebrated along with millions of exhausted but relieved British people.

Buy Canvey Island Local Post Stamps

Canvey Island Local Post Stamps, First Day Covers, Maxi FDI Cards, and Postcards are all issued in limited editions. All CILP philatelic material is obtainable from Alpha Thematics on eBid (subject to availability).