Tag: Cayman Islands Postal Service

Where are my packages from overseas?

Where are my packages from overseas?

| 21/06/2019 | 20 Comments

I shop locally in Cayman wherever possible and am happy to support local business, however there are some items which I sometimes have to source from overseas, and most of the time these items are delivered via parcel post at the Airport Post Office. The issue is, though, that it is a completely hit and […]

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New stamps celebrate Christmas

New stamps celebrate Christmas

| 25/11/2018 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Postal Service has released a four-stamp collection depicting the titles of popular Christmas hymns, featured on island-themed graphics. The stamps went on sale Friday, 23 November, and are valued at 25¢, 80¢, $1.50 and $2. The issue also includes a first day cover at $5.35, which will be available […]

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New stamp issue celebrates Coat of Arms

New stamp issue celebrates Coat of Arms

| 22/10/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Postal Service issued a new $2 stamp on Friday, 19 October, to participate in the ongoing year-long celebrations of the 60th anniversary of the Cayman Islands Coat of Arms. The single-stamp issue, available in a souvenir sheet format, depicts the Coat of Arms against a blue background and mentions […]

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CIPS issues Cayman Airways stamp collection

CIPS issues Cayman Airways stamp collection

| 26/08/2018 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Postal Service has releases a new collection of four stamps to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Cayman Airways Ltd (CAL) that each depict an aircraft in CAL’s current fleet.

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Stamp issue commemorates royal wedding

Stamp issue commemorates royal wedding

| 18/07/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Postal Service (CIPS) has released a new collection of four stamps to commemorate the royal wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Princess Meghan. The new stamps, valued in denominations of 25¢, 75¢, 80¢ and $1, feature the couple in four different poses.

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Stamp issue marks royal platinum anniversary

Stamp issue marks royal platinum anniversary

| 13/12/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Four new stamps featuring Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip and released to commemorate their platinum wedding anniversary mark the latest issue from the Cayman Islands Postal Service. The stamps, available for purchase at all post offices in the Cayman Islands, showcase photographs from the royal couple’s married life.

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New stamp issue celebrates Christmas in Cayman

New stamp issue celebrates Christmas in Cayman

| 14/11/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Postal Service has issued a colourful set of seasonal stamps for Christmas. The set of four stamps and a first day cover showcase local Christmas traditions featuring the decorations put up each year by the Bodden sisters on South Church Street and by the Crighton family at their home […]

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New moth stamp series takes flight

New moth stamp series takes flight

| 24/10/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Postal Service (CIPSA) has released a series of stamps featuring the realistic artwork of Letitia Askew, in which she depicts local moths. The issue, which became effective on 12 October 2017, consists of a set of four stamps and a first day cover. The 20¢ stamp features Faithful Beauty, with […]

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New stamps out of this world

New stamps out of this world

| 08/06/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Postal Service has issued a four-stamp set that features images from space. The photographs used for the stamps were taken at the Dr William Hrudey Observatory, based at the University College of the Cayman Islands. Depicted are the moon (25¢ stamp), Saturn (50¢), the sun (75¢) and Jupiter ($1.60).

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Ag stamp set cultivates a following

Ag stamp set cultivates a following

| 02/05/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The latest set of Cayman Islands’ postage stamps, highlighting local agriculture, has been attracting interest both locally and overseas since the release at the end of March. Three of the seven stamps are dedicated to the memories and contributions of Mercherito Chantilope, John Bothwell and Kent “Biggie” Rankin. The other four stamps […]

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