• April 7th, 2015

    The unique Post Office produces a special stamp issue to mark 50 years of the Landmark Trust

    Lundy 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 ...
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  • May 17th, 2010

    Lundy wildlife stamps 2010

    Lundy, 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. ...