Santa Claus will appear on new Jersey's stamps

November 9th, 2014

According to info got by Jersey Post has prepared for issuing a series of stamps dedicated to Santa Claus. He is the brightest symbol of Christmas. The stamp release consists of eight stamps that will be put into circulation on the 27th of November.

Father Christmas is known by many different names around the world including Santa Claus, Saint Nicholas, Kris Kringle, Sinterklaas and Père Noël. A figure whose origin lies in legend, history and folklore, in many Western cultures he is said to bring gifts to the homes of well-behaved children the night before Christmas.

Whilst his appearance and features vary according to different countries, cultures and periods in history, over the years the somewhat contradictory characterisations have merged together to create the universal image of Father Christmas.