Lundy – Stamp news
April 7th, 2015
The unique Post Office produces a special stamp issue to mark 50 years of the Landmark TrustLundy is a tiny and beautiful island off the North Devon coast, which boasts the oldest private postal service of its kind still operating in the world. The Lundy Post Office produces a new stamp issue, on average, every two years. Martin Coles Harman, established the Lundy Postal Service ‒ with its own stamps ‒ in 1929, and chose as his currency the puffin, as historically puffin feathers had pro ...
May 17th, 2010
Lundy wildlife stamps 2010Lundy, off the north coast of Devon, has the oldest private postal service in the world. In May 2010, Lundy issued a new set of stamps, called Island Wildlife. The currency unit for these five stamps is "puffin", which equates to the British penny. Lundy issues a new set every two years and they become rare collector's items. ...